Post Malone Passes J. Cole, Beatles for Most Songs in the Top 20 at Once

Post Malone currently has 18 songs on the Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 charts, breaking the all-time record and surpassing J. Cole and The Beatles.

According to Billboard, Post Malone has nine singles in the Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 charts right now, breaking all-time records and surpassing both The Beatles and J. Cole who each had six. His album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and went platinum in less than a day. He also broke the first-week Spotify streaming record. Post is on a serious hot streak and is showing no signs of slowing down.

While having nine songs chart on the Top 20 simultaneously is impressive, it’s important to note that all 18 tracks from Post’s second album are currently in the Top 100. This adds yet another notch to Post’s belt, as he currently has 14 simultaneous top 40 songs on the Hot 100 charts—smashing J. Cole’s previous record of 10, which broke the prior record of nine held by Cardi B., Drake and Kendrick Lamar, each. 

Since every single track from Post’s second album is now charting on the Top 100, we should have a look at the order of songs, to ascertain which are most popular and which are less so. 

No. 2, "Psycho" (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
No. 7, "Better Now"
No. 8, "Rockstar" (feat. 21 Savage)
No. 11, "Paranoid"
No. 14, "Rich & Sad"
No. 15, "Spoil My Night" (feat. Swae Lee)
No. 16, "Ball for Me" (feat. Nicki Minaj )
No. 17, "Stay"
No. 20, "Same Bitches" (feat. G-Eazy & YG)
No. 23, "Zack and Codeine"
No. 24, "Over Now"
No. 29, "Takin’ Shots"
No. 34, "Candy Paint"
No. 40, "92 Explorer"
No. 46, "Otherside"
No. 47, "Blame It on Me"
No. 57, "Sugar Wraith"
No. 73, "Jonestown (Interlude)"

While us fans can probably look at this list and find some subjective discrepancies regarding our own tastes and mentally readjust this ranking to our own standards of quality, I think it’s safe to say that Post Malone is beyond ecstatic at how his album has been received. Musicians dream of having their music heard, with a Top 10 song being a lifelong dream. Top have 18 tracks on the Top 100, at the same time, is presumably almost too incredible to fathom—as it makes Post one of only three artists in history to do so. 

Drake, of course, still holds the top spot with 24 simultaneous entries, with The Weeknd matching Post with 18 tracks with his Starboy record in 2016. Congratulations, Post—you’re in good company.

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