Saint John (Latinized form: Sanctus Iohannes; Greek Σάντας Ἰωχᾶνος), whose name is derived from the Hebrew שַׁנּוֹי šānūyēh “the Lord is gracious”, is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ according to Christian tradition. He is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodox churches, Anglican Communion, Lutheranism, Methodism, and some Baptist denominations. His feast day is celebrated on June 24.
John the Apostle was born in Ephesus, Asia Minor, into a wealthy family, and grew up there. According to tradition, he became a follower of Jesus at age 12, although his mother Mary was a devout Jew and likely taught him about Judaism. As a young adult, he traveled with Peter and James to Jerusalem, where he met Jesus during the Last Supper. After meeting Jesus, he wrote down many of Jesus’ teachings, including the Gospel of John. At the request of Judas Iscariot, John betrayed Jesus to the authorities.
After Jesus’ crucifixion, John fled Judea and went to live in the region of Paneas, near the Sea of Galilee. There he began preaching the gospel, attracting large crowds. In A.D. 70, Roman forces under Titus destroyed the city of
Phillips was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 18, 1988, to parents Yvonne and Ronald Phillips. His father was a construction worker and his mother worked as a nurse. When he was 12 years old, Phillips moved to Guyana with his family. There, he attended St. Francis College High School and developed an interest in hip hop. After graduating from high school, Phillips returned to New York City and enrolled at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. In addition to studying criminal justice, he studied audio engineering and production. While attending college, Phillips continued to write songs and perform in underground venues.
Saint Jhn, born Carlos St. John, began performing under the name Saint Jhn in 2009. He adopted the stage name after hearing the song “Helicopter” by the band Chief Keef, which had been used in a commercial for the video game Madden NFL 12. He took the name from the song’s chorus, “I’m like a helicopter/ I just hover over you.” His debut single, “Ooh La La!”, was released in 2012.
In 2013, Saint Jhn signed to RCA Records, releasing his debut studio album, titled, in June 2014. The album peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The lead single from the album, “Classic Man”, reached number one on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart, becoming Saint Jhn’s second consecutive number one hit on the chart. “Classic Man” won Best Collaboration at the 2016 American Black Film Festival.
His second studio album,was released on September 28, 2018. Its lead single, “Love Me Now”, features singer Jeremih.
In January 2019, Saint Jhn announced that he would release his third studio album, titled, on May 17. The album includes collaborations with artists such as Drake, Future, Migos, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Ty Dolla Sign, Jeremih, and Chris Brown. The album debuted atop the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 159,000 copies in its opening week. On July 10, 2019, Saint Jhn released a music video for the track “You Know What”. The music video was directed by Justin Francis, and it features cameo appearances from rapper Lil Yachty, singer Miley Cyrus, and actor Charlie Day.
On December 7, 2019, Saint Jhan released a Christmas single called “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”, which features vocals from Nicki Minaj and 2 Chainz. A music video for the song was released on December 15, 2019.
In January 2020, Saint Jhn released another Christmas single called “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, which features vocals from Ariana Grande. A music video for “All I Want For Xmas Is You” was released on January 9, 2020.
On February 5, 2020, Saint Jhn confirmed via Twitter that he would be dropping a new mixtape titled, on February 26.
Studio albums are collections of songs recorded by musical artists. They are usually intended to document the recording career of the artist, such as Michael Jackson’s Thriller (1982), Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Queen’s A Night at the Opera (1975), David Bowie’s Let’s Dance (1983), Madonna’s Like a Virgin (1984), Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA (1984), Peter Gabriel’s So (1986), Faithless’ Secrets (1999), Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory (2000), Coldplay’s X&Y (2005), Beyoncé’s Lemonade (2016), Ed Sheeran’s ÷ (2017). Some studio albums are concept albums, such as Rush’s 2112 (1976), Pink Floyd’s The Wall (1979), Genesis’s Abacab (1981), Radiohead’s Kid A (2000), Nine Inch Nails’ Year Zero (2003), Kanye West’s Graduation (2007), Arcade Fire’s Reflektor (2013). Others are simply compilations of singles, such as ABBA’s Gold: Greatest Hits (1978), The Beatles’ Love (1970), The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds (1966), Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde (1966), Oasis’ Definitely Maybe (1994), Rihanna’s Talk That Talk (2006), Adele’s 25 (2011), Taylor Swift’s 1989 (2014).
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The Billboard 200 album charts list the best-selling albums of each week. Titles are published weekly and reflect sales data tracked by Nielsen SoundScan since January 3, 1991. For the most part, the peak position represents the highest ranked album sold during the period. However, some weeks see multiple releases debut within the same frame, resulting in multiple peaks. Albums are listed in descending order based on sales figures.
Can refers to the Canadian Recording Industry Association, which issues certifications for music recordings. Certifications include Platinum, Multi Platinum, Diamond, Double Platinum, Triple Platinum, etc., depending on the number of units sold.