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Lil Wayne Charts 22 Songs From ‘Tha Carter V’ on Billboard Hot 100

As Lil Wayne celebrates his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Oct. 13) -- thanks to Tha Carter V opening with 480,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music -- a hefty…

As Lil Wayne celebrates his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Oct. 13) — thanks to Tha Carter V opening with 480,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music — a hefty 22 tracks from the set debut on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Mona Lisa,” featuring Kendrick Lamar, and “Don’t Cry,” featuring XXXTentacion, lead the way at Nos. 2 and 5, respectively, as Wayne becomes the first act to ever debut two songs in the Hot 100’s top five simultaneously. Following is “Uproar” at No. 7 and “Let It Fly,” featuring Travis Scott, at No. 10, which brings Lil Wayne’s total number of top 10s to 22, passing JAY-Z for the second-most top 10s on the Hot 100 among rappers, after Drake’s 31.  


Lil Wayne becomes just the second act to debut four songs in the top 10 simultaneously, also joining Drake, who achieved the feat with four songs from Scorpion on July 14, the week that the set launched atop the Billboard 200.

Lil Wayne further matches Drake’s record 22 debuts in a single week; Drake first set the mark on July 14. Meanwhile, in the Hot 100’s 60-year history, only Drake has landed more songs on the chart simultaneously than Lil Wayne (22 total this week), logging a record 27 overall on July 14.

Here’s a look at all 22 of Lil Wayne’s songs on the new, Oct. 13-dated Hot 100 (all debuts):

Hot 100 Rank, Title
No. 2, “Mona Lisa,” feat. Kendrick Lamar
No. 5, “Don’t Cry,” feat. XXXTentacion
No. 7, “Uproar”
No. 10, “Let It Fly,” feat. Travis Scott
No. 14, “Dedicate”
No. 17, “Can’t Be Broken”
No. 24, “What About Me,” feat. Sosamann
No. 26, “Dark Side of the Moon,” feat. Nicki Minaj
No. 36, “Famous,” feat. Reginae Carter
No. 39, “Dope N****z,” feat. Snoop Dogg
No. 47, “Open Letter”
No. 57, “Problems”
No. 59, “Hittas”
No. 62, “Open Safe”
No. 65, “Took His Time”
No. 74, “Mess”
No. 75, “Let It All Work Out”
No. 76, “Start This S**t Off Right,” feat. Ashanti & Mack Maine
No. 78, “Used 2”
No. 81, “Demon”
No. 86, “Perfect Strangers”
No. 90, “Dope New Gospel,” featuring Nivea

Featured acts on Tha Carter V also score notable bows on the Hot 100, including Sosamann and Lil Wayne’s daughter Reginae Carter, who each notch their first entries on the chart, thanks to “What About Me” and “Famous,” respectively.

Plus, Ashanti achieves her first Hot 100 entry since her 2009 featured turn on Plies’ “Want It, Need It,” thanks to “Start This S**t Off Right”; Nivea earns her sixth total Hot 100 entry and first since 2005’s “Okay,”featuring Lil Jon and Youngbloodz, via “Dope New Gospel”; and Nicki Minaj scores her 99th total entry on the Hot 100, “Dark Side of the Moon,” extending her record for the most among women.