Kendrick Lamar Earns His First Solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 With 'Humble' |

Kendrick Lamar Earns His First Solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 With ‘Humble’

Kendrick Lamar has both the number one song and album in the country.


“HUMBLE.,” the first single from Kendrick’s acclaimed new album DAMN., ascends 3-1 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart.

With “HUMBLE.,” Kendrick earns his first number one on the Billboard Hot 100 as a solo act.

He previously reached the summit in 2015 as a featured artist on Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood.”

Even more impressive, all 14 tracks from DAMN. charted on the Billboard Hot 100 this week.

via Billboard:

Here are Kendrick Lamar’s 14 titles on the Billboard Hot 100 dated May 6:

Position, title, weekly U.S. streams
No. 1  (up from No. 3) “Humble.” (67.4 million)
No. 4 (debut), “DNA.” (51 million)
No. 14 (debut), “Loyalty.,” featuring Rihanna (32.2 million)
No. 16 (debut), “Element.” (31.3 million)
No. 18 (debut), “Love.,” featuring Zacari (29.3 million)
No. 32 (debut), “Yah.” (24.5 million)
No. 33 (debut), “XXX.” (23.3 million)
No. 35 (debut), “Feel.” (22.5 million)
No. 37 (debut),” Pride.” (21.8 million)
No. 42 (debut), “Lust.” (20.2 million)
No. 50 (debut), “Fear.”  (17.6 million)
No. 54 (debut), “Blood.”  (17.3 million)
No. 58 (debut), “God.” (16 million)
No. 63 (debut), “Duckworth.” (14.1 million)

Also impressively, Lamar becomes only the fifth act to chart as many as 14 concurrent titles on the Hot 100. The Beatles first did so in 1964, posting 14 songs at one time in the midst of early Beatlemania. It was 51 years before another artist achieved the feat (which has become somewhat more common as streaming increases, benefiting albums by certain star acts). Along with The Beatles, Lamar joins Drake (a record 24 simultaneously-charted songs), The Weeknd (18) and Justin Bieber (14); all four latter acts ran up their high totals accompanying hit album debuts.

Wow! Congratulations, Kendrick!

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