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Moneybagg Yo & YC Rule Hot 100 Songwriters, Producers Charts For First Time

Moneybagg Yo tops Billboard's Hot 100 Songwriters chart (dated May 8) for the first time, thanks to nine songwriting credits on the latest Billboard Hot 100, all on songs from his new LP A Gangsta's P…

Moneybagg Yo tops Billboard‘s Hot 100 Songwriters chart (dated May 8) for the first time, thanks to nine songwriting credits on the latest Billboard Hot 100, all on songs from his new LP A Gangsta’s Pain. The set by the rapper (real name: Demario DeWayne White Jr.) launches as his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 110,000 equivalent album units, according to MRC Data.

Here’s a rundown of all nine of Moneybagg Yo’s entries on the latest Hot 100, with additional co-songwriters in parentheses.


Rank, title, additional artist billing (co-songwriters in addition to Moneybagg Yo):
No. 31, “Time Today” (YC, RealRed)
No. 35, “Shottas (Lala)” (YC, RealRed)
No. 52, “Go!,” feat. BIG30 (BIG30, RealRed, Jeff Lynn Jones Jr., Aaron Butler)
No. 53, “Hard for the Next,” with Future (Ginuwine, Troy Oliver, Future, Torey Montana)
No. 54, “If Pain Was a Person” (Carl Hampton, Ray Jackson, Homer Banks, Yung Dee)
No. 59, “Wockesha” (Bunny DeBarge, Mark DeBarge, YC, RealRed, Javar Rockamore)
No. 80, “Free Promo,” feat. Polo G & Lil Durk (Polo G, Lil Durk, YC, Javar Rockamore, Bobby “Keyz” Reese, Sheldon Ferguson, Skywalker OG)
No. 82, “Just Say Det” (YS Trakkz)
No. 100, “Clear Da Air” (YC, RealRed, Rael Kelly)

Plus, two of Moneybagg Yo’s collaborators, YC (aka Christopher Pearson) and RealRed (Jorres Nelson), place at Nos. 4 and 7, respectively, on the Hot 100 Songwriters chart.

YC concurrently hits No. 1 on the Hot 100 Producers chart, leading for the first time on the strength of six production credits on the Hot 100, five via A Gangsta’s Pain. Here’s a recap.

Rank, artist billing, title (co-producers in addition to YC):
No. 22, Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk, “Back in Blood”
No. 31, Moneybagg Yo, “Time Today” (RealRed)
No. 35, Moneybagg Yo, “Shottas (Lala)” (RealRed)
No. 59, Moneybagg Yo, “Wockesha” (RealRed, Javar Rockamore)
No. 80, Moneybagg Yo feat. Polo G & Lil Durk, “Free Promo” (Javar Rockamore, Bobby “Keyz” Reese, Sheldon Ferguson)
No. 100, Moneybagg Yo, “Clear Da Air” (RealRed, Lil Polo)

YC and RealRed are both newcomers to Billboard‘s charts. YC first appeared on the Hot 100 in January 2020 thanks to his production work on Moneybagg Yo’s “Protect Da Brand” (No. 89 peak). He’s also produced songs for Lil Wayne, Kevo Muney and BIG30.

RealRed, who also ranks at No. 11 on Hot 100 Producers, first hit the Hot 100 as a producer this February thanks to Moneybagg Yo’s “Time Today.” He has additionally produced songs for NLE Choppa, Kevo Muney and BlocBoy JB.

The weekly Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts are based on total points accrued by a songwriter and producer, respectively, for each attributed song that appears on the Hot 100; plus, genre-based songwriter and producer charts follow the same methodology based on corresponding “Hot”-named genre charts. As with Billboard‘s yearly recaps, multiple writers or producers split points for each song equally (and the dividing of points will lead to occasional ties on rankings).

The full Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts, in addition to the full genre rankings, can be found on