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Kanye West Debuts All 7 Songs From ‘Ye’ in Billboard Hot 100’s Top 40

As Kanye West celebrates his eighth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated June 16), as Ye opens with 205,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music, all seven tracks from the set debut…

As Kanye West celebrates his eighth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated June 16), as Ye opens with 205,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music, all seven tracks from the set debut in the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100.

“Yikes” debuts the highest on the Hot 100, at No. 8, earning West his 16th top 10 hit and tying him with Nicki Minaj for the sixth-most top 10s among rappers. Drake holds the record with 26, followed by JAY-Z (21), Lil Wayne (20), Ludacris (18) and Eminem (17). (Madonna leads all acts with 38 top 10s.)


West’s “All Mine” debuts at No. 11 on the Hot 100, followed by “Ghost Town” (No. 16), “Wouldn’t Leave” (No. 24), “Violent Crimes” (No. 27), “I Thought About Killing You” (No. 28) and “No Mistakes” (No. 36).

“All Mine” opens atop the Streaming Songs chart with 36.3 million U.S. streams in the week ending June 7, while “Yikes” starts at No. 3 (34.2 million) and “Ghost Town”enters at No. 8 (29.7 million).

With his seven debuts, West ups his total to 48 top 40 entries on the Hot 100, tying JAY-Z for 10th place among all artists in the chart’s 59-year history:

Most Top 40 Hits on the Billboard Hot 100
80, Elvis Presley
74, Drake
71, Lil Wayne
57, Elton John
56, Taylor Swift
51, Glee Cast
50, The Beatles
50, Rihanna
49, Madonna
48, JAY-Z
48, Kanye West


West is the 11th act with as many as seven simultaneous top 40 Hot 100 hits; Post Malone earned a record 14 on the May 12-dated chart, when his album beerbongs & bentleys launched atop the Billboard 200. The other acts to earn the honor are Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Drake, Beyonce, Prince, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne and The Beatles.

West sports an eighth entry on the latest Hot 100. Travis Scott’s “Watch,” featuring Lil Uzi Vert and West, ranks at No. 87 (after debuting and peaking at No. 16 four weeks ago).