Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying,” Maren Morris’ “Dear Hate” Debut On Hot 100

“Almost Like Praying (featuring Artists For Puerto Rico)” and “Dear Hate (featuring Vince Gill)” land on the Hot 100.

Lin-Manuel Miranda | Kowalchyk/CBS

A pair of benefit songs debut on this week’s edition of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying,” which features a collective of performers identified as “Artists For Puerto Rico,” enters the chart at #20.

The song also claims #1 on the Digital Song Sales subchart.

Maren Morris’ “Dear Hate,” which features Vince Gill, enters the all-encompassing Hot 100 at #91.

Proceeds from “Almost Like Praying” are benefiting the Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief Fund.

“Dear Hate” proceeds go toward the Music City Cares Fund.

Written by Brian Cantor

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