J. Cole Becomes First Artist With 3 Songs Debuting in Top 10

By Staff  |  05/01/2018

J. Cole

J. Cole continues to make history with his new KOD.

After smashing Spotify and Apple Music’s 24-hour streaming records, he's now making history on Billboard.

Cole's KOD cuts “ATM”, “Kevin’s Heart”, and “KOD” open at Nos. 6, 8, and 10, respectively. This makes him the first artist to debut in the top 10 of the Hot 100 with three songs simultaneously.

Even more amazing is that all 12 of the songs from KOD landed somewhere on the Hot 100 this week -- including “Photograph” (No. 14), “Motiv8” (No. 15), “1985 (Intro to ‘The Fall Off’)” (No. 20), “The Cut Off” (No. 28), “Brackets” (No. 30), “Window Pain (Outro)” (No. 41), “Friends” (No. 46), and “Intro” (No. 53).

Cole did the same in 2016, when all 10 songs from 4 Your Eyez Only landed on the Hot 100.

Despite Cole's impact on the chart, Drake’s “Nice for What” continues its reign at No. 1, followed by “God’s Plan.” Drake has spent 34 cumulative weeks at No. 1, tying Elton John for third-most among solo male artists.