DJ Khaled Tops Artist 100 Chart for First Time, Thanks to ‘Khaled Khaled’ Album

2021-05-12T17:01:28+00:00May 12th, 2021|

DJ Khaled re-enters the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 15) at No. 1 to become the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time, thanks to the chart start of his new LP, Khaled Khaled.

The set arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 94,000 equivalent album units, according to MRC Data. He adds his third leader, after 2016’s Major Key and 2017’s Grateful.

DJ Khaled concurrently lands seven songs from the new album on this week’s Billboard Hot 100. Here is a recap.

Rank, Title, Featured Artists:
No. 20, “Every Chance I Get,” feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk
No. 30, “Sorry Not Sorry,” feat. Nas, Jay-Z & James Fauntleroy
No. 43, “I Did It,” feat. Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby & DaBaby
No. 54, “Let It Go,” feat. Justin Bieber & 21 Savage
No. 79, “Body in Motion,” feat. Bryson Tiller, Lil Baby & Roddy Ricch
No. 84, “Big Paper,” feat. Cardi B
No. 100, “Thankful,” feat. Lil Wayne & Jeremih

The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.

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