Summer Walker ties Taylor Swift’s record of 18 songs on the ‘Billboard’ Hot 100

Summer Walker and Taylor Swift now share a record for the most songs by a female artist simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Atlanta singer has 18 tracks on the chart this week, tying the record previously set by Swift in September 2019 from her RIAA double-Platinum album, Lover. All the songs are from Summer’s new album, Still Over It, which debuted this week at number one on the Billboard 200. Drake holds the overall record for the most single-week entries, 27, in July 2018, from his five-times platinum Scorpion album.

Walker’s highest entry is “No Love,” with SZA, at number 13, followed by “Bitter,” featuring Cardi B, at number 25.

As previously reported, Still Over It earned 166,000 units in its first week. That marks the biggest week for an R&B album in 2021, and Still Over It is the first R&B album by a woman to top the Billboard 200 in more than five years. Solange’s A Seat at the Table ruled for one week in October 2016.

Summer’s 20-track project also set the record for the largest streaming week ever for an R&B album by a woman, with 201 million on-demand streams, surpassing her first album, Over It, which earned 155 million streams in its debut week in October 2019.

Plus, Still Over It achieved the biggest sales week for an R&B album by a woman since Beyoncé’s Lemonade earned 202,000 units in May 2016.

In addition to Cardi B and SZA, Still Over It features Pharrell Williams, Ciara, Omarion, Lil Durk and Ari Lennox, plus JT from City Girls, who teamed with Summer for the first single, “Ex for a Reason.”

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