Every Hour

"Every Hour" is a song by American recording artist Kanye West, from his ninth studio album Jesus Is King (2019). A gospel track, the song features the Sunday Service Choir.

Background and recording

"Every Hour" is a gospel track that features no vocals from West, with it consisting of a hymn from the Sunday Service Choir.[1][2] However, West wrote the song alongside Benjamin Scholefield and Federico Vindver.[3] The Sunday Service Choir director Jason White revealed that he worked on the song.[4]

Commercial performance

Upon the release of Jesus Is King, "Every Hour" debuted at number 45 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[5] The song's entry gave the Sunday Service Choir their first appearance on the Hot 100.[6] It performed best in Australia, reaching number 33 on the ARIA Singles Chart.[7]

Credits and personnel

Credits adapted from Tidal.[3]

  • Kanye West – composition, production
  • Boogie – composition, production
  • Federico Vindver – composition, production, mixing
  • Sunday Service Choir – additional vocals
  • Josh Berg – recording engineer
  • Josh Bales – recording engineer
  • Shane Fitzgibbon – recording engineer
  • Mike Dean – mastering

Charts

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[7] 33
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 57
France (SNEP)[9] 131
Portugal (AFP)[10] 70
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[11] 74
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[12] 21
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 45
US Gospel Songs (Billboard)[14] 8
US Rolling Stone Top 100[15] 12

References

  1. ^ Liddle, Rob (November 2, 2019). "Patently insincere: Kanye's Jesus is King reviewed". The Spectator. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  2. ^ Wilson, Carl (October 28, 2019). "Kanye West's New Album Is Intermittently Divine". Slate Magazine. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "JESUS IS KING / Kanye West". Tidal. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Leight, Elias (October 31, 2019). "How Kanye West's 'Sunday Services' Began". Rolling Stone. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Top 100 Songs – November 9, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  6. ^ Zellner, Xander (November 4, 2019). "Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King': All 11 Songs Debut on Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Australian-charts.com – Kanye West – Every Hour". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  8. ^ "Kanye West Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  9. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles (téléchargement + streaming) – SNEP (Week 44, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  10. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Kanye West – Every Hour". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  11. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Select SINGLES DIGITAL - TOP 100 and insert 201944 into search. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  12. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  13. ^ "Kanye West Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  14. ^ "Kanye West Chart History (Hot Gospel Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  15. ^ "Top 100 Songs". Rolling Stone. November 4, 2019. Retrieved November 4, 2019.

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