With Taylor Swift, Drake and more, check out the list of artists who debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously
Debuting an album and a single, at the same time, at the top of the two biggest charts in the world is not easy, precisely because of this very few artists have achieved this feat until today. Taylor Swift was the only one to chart three different eras atop the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, while Drake was the only male artist to achieve this feat more than once.
In all, only five artists managed to place a single and an album at the top simultaneously. The most recent was Drakefor the second time, who is currently with “Honestly, Nevermind”, his seventh studio album, at the top of the Billboard 200, while also debuting the song “Jimmy Cooks”, with 21 Savage, at the top of the Hot 100.
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As said earlier, Taylor Swift is the only artist to achieve this feat three times. The singer’s first time was in the “floklore” era, where she debuted the album and the single “cardigan” at the top of the American charts. Soon after, in the “evermore” era, the feat was repeated, with “willow” debuting at the top as well. The third and final time to date came in the blonde’s latest era, “Red (Taylor’s Version)”, with the debut of the critically acclaimed single “All Too Well (10 Minutes Version)” at the top.
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BTSduring the “BE” era, also made the list, with the debut album and single “Life Goes On” at the top. Justin bieber with the album “Justice” and the single “Peaches” also secured his spot. Soon after, it was time to Drake conquer, by making the album “Certified Lover Boy” and the single “Way 2 Sexy” debut at the top. To finish, future conquered in the “I Never Liked You” era, when debuting the album and the single “Wait For You” at the top of the American charts.