Ultimate Roundup: Cabello’s Camila Comes Correct

Carrie Underwood Drops Superbowl Anthem / Lil Skies Flies High / Troye Sivan‘s Saturday Night Plans / Black Veil Brides Plead Their Fifth / Anderson East Delivers Encore / Lil Baby Graduates

Ultimate 100 Artists

Ed Sheeran holds on to #1

Bruno Mars inches up to #2 with his Cardi B. remix blowing up

Camila Cabello is #6-3 with her debut album now out; she’s got a chance at #1 next week but Ed will be tough to beat

Eminem is #4; he’s playing a siiiiick Citi Sound Vault show at Irving Plaza in NYC next Friday night (1/26)

Imagine Dragons remain in the Top 5 at #5

Justin Timberlake goes #10-8 as the huge blitz is on and to say that The Man of the Woods Tour is going to be big would be a gross understatement

Carrie Underwood themes Superbowl LII and smashes back into the Top 100 at #10 while swooping in for a #1 takeover on Ultimate Country Artists

The Greatest Showman – Original Motion Picture Cast rises #35-11 as the soundtrack album continues to do very well

Pennsylvania rapper Lil Skies makes his debut all the way up at #33, powered by two songs really picking up heat

Dua Lipa DGAF and earns a #53-34 lift; it is almost time for The Self-Titled Tour

Troye Sivan re-enters at #55 as he rolls out new material and gets set to be this weekend’s Saturday Night Live musical guest (1/20)

Vale is the fifth album from Black Veil Brides, who come in at #62 for their first Top 100 appearance since their last album came out in the fall of 2014

Dan + Shay‘s new track, Tequila, goes down smoothly with fans and brings them up to #63 here this week and re-entering Ultimate Country Artists at #6

Emerging Artists graduate Russ has been dropping a steady stream of new music and goes #83-64 on the activity build

Southern soul rocker Anderson East debuts at #75 after releasing his latest album, Encore; some awesome one-off dates warm things up for his Encore World Tour! this spring 

Enrique Iglesias gets dirty in the bathroom and comes in for #76 here and lucky #13 on Ultimate Latin Artists

After seven weeks in the Top 5 on the Emerging Artists chart, including two at #1, Lil Baby becomes the first graduate of 2018 with his #88 debut on Ultimate 100 Artists!

Ultimate 100 Songs

Bruno Mars‘ Finesse (Remix ft. Cardi B.) makes it into the #1 spot in only its second week on the chart!

Camila Cabello Havana (ft. Young Thug) goes #4-2

Ed Sheeran‘s Perfect holds #3

Filthy from Justin Timberlake enters the Top 5, #7-4, in week number two on the chart

Fans are super-excited about Carrie Underwood‘s Superbowl LII anthem, The Champion (ft. Ludacris), which debuts huge at #5 here and straight in to #1 on Ultimate Country Songs

Halsey Bad at Love enters the Top 10, #14-9

Eminem River (ft. Ed Sheeran) is up #31-12

This Is Me from The Greatest Showman – Original Motion Picture Cast with Keala Settle is a hit, rises #41-19

Another awesome Joseph Kahn-helmed video helps Taylor Swift‘s End Game (ft. Ed Sheeran & Future) climb fifty spots, #70-20

…but that’s not enough to beat Ed Sheeran‘s +58 for Perfect Symphony (ft. Andrea Bocelli) which logs as this week’s top Big Mover, lifting it to #27

Dan + Shay‘s Tequila shoots into the #29 spot here and #3 on Ultimate Country Songs

The new video for Troye Sivan‘s My My My! gets attention and makes a #32 debut

The release of her album brings Camila Cabello‘s Never Be the Same in for a #43 re-entry

Walker Hayes You Broke Up with Me is +20 to #58 here and #7 on Ultimate Country Songs

Lil Skies Nowadays (ft. Landon Cube) makes a debut #69 and he’s got another track heading for the Top 100 as well…

Chloraseptic (Remix ft. 2 Chainz & PHresher) makes a debut at #79 for Eminem and shines a light on Phresher, who appeared on the Emerging Artists chart in winter/spring 2017

After brewing for a while now, MAX‘s Lights Down Low (ft. Gnash) clips a #94 debut

TobyMac sees his new one, I just need U., slip in for a #96 debut

Emerging Artists

February 2016 Emerging Artist of the Month, BØRNS, jumps 10 spots to take over #1 on the release of his second album, Blue Madonna; let’s see if he can graduate next week!

Lil Xan comes in at #2 while Betrayed sits at #83 on Ultimate 100 Songs; the Total Xanarchy tour kicks off next week!

The top of the chart remains tight with Trippie Redd a very close #3

Last week we noted how Sofi Tukker had been busy with a Tonight Show performance on Monday (1/8) and TRL performance Wednesday (1/10)… well, it paid off and they go #9-4 , grabbing their highest position on the chart yet; they are up to #6 on Ultimate EDM Artists and Best Friend (ft. NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno) debuts at #57 on Ultimate 100 Songs while climbing to #2 on Ultimate EDM Songs

Layton Greene remains in the Top 5 at #5 in her second week on the chart

Our highly sensitive early warning sensors first picked up the activity back in December, now artist MC Fioti debuts here at #20 as a mega-star remix of his international hit Bum Bum Tam Tam featuring J Balvin, Future, Stefflon Don, and Juan Magan starts to impact the U.S.

The release of Noah Kahan’s debut EP, Hurt Somebody, which includes the title track featuring Emerging Artist graduate Julia Michaels, earns the singer-songwriter a #22 debut; he’s got upcoming live dates supporting LP

Phoenix, Arizona’s 18-year-old soul singer, Trinidad Cardona, moves #37-24 now that he goes from viral to getting a mainstream push from his new label, Island Records, and sees streams rise; he’s currently out with Alex Aiono’s Feels Like Tour

EDM duo Lost Kings re-enter at #27 after just a few weeks away; they are at #31 on Ultimate EDM Artists and First Love (ft. Sabrina Carpenter) takes #33 on Ultimate EDM Songs

Another artist to have hit our early warning radar exactly two years ago is Kali Uchis, who debuts here at #30 as her classically funky new jam, After the Storm (ft. Tyler, the Creator & Bootsy Collins) gets flowing and she is on the road with Lana Del Rey into next month

Cuban trapton duo Yomil y el Dany debut at #35 following the release of their album, Dopados de la Mente


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Ultimate Roundup: Justin Timberlake Gets Filthy in the Woods

Bruno Mars + Cardi B. = Remix Magic / Camila Cabello is Poised and Ready / The Greatest Showman Jumps Off the Screen / Ozuna Establishes His Model / Liam Payne & Rita Ora Lead Freed / Breaking Benjamin Stokes Ember

Ultimate 100 Artists

Over the last six weeks Ed Sheeran has bridged 2017 and 2018 at #1 and he’s got five entries in this week’s Ultimate 100 Songs

Imagine Dragons remain at #2 while taking over the top spot on Ultimate 100 Songs

Bruno Mars links up with mega-hot Cardi B. on some remix magic, jumps #19-3

Post Malone ain’t goin anywhere any time soon, remains Top 5 at #4

Eminem rounds it out at #5; he’s set to headline some huge festivals this spring

Camila Cabello is at #6 and Friday’s (1/12) release of her eponymous debut album has a very good chance of putting her into the top spot next week

The opening salvo in what is going to be a massive run for Justin Timberlake brings him back into the Top 100 at #10; The Man of the Woods Tour starts melting faces on March 18th

G-Eazy nudges up against the Top 10 after going #17-11; The big album and short film dropped last month, he’s got three entries in Ultimate 100 Songs‘ Top 30, and The Beautiful and Damned Tour begins next month

Portugal. The Man surges back up #44-20; live dates pick back up next month!

This winter’s hot motion picture musical puts The Greatest Showman – Original Motion Picture Cast at #35 and four spots on Ultimate 100 Songs

Ozuna ties for this week’s top Big Mover, +37 to #49 while taking over #1 on Ultimate Latin Artists for the second time in the last three weeks, his move there on 12/28/2017 ended Luis Fonsi’s mega-run!

Kelly Clarkson is a Big Mover, +30 to #69 on sales and social lifts

JAY-Z re-enters at #70

A new single ahead of their sixth album’s release in March fuels Breaking Benjamin‘s #71 re-entry; they are on the road right now with Avenged Sevenfold and Bullet for My Valentine

A little copyright controversy with Radiohead brings streaming and social attention to Lana Del Rey, who re-enters at #92

Ultimate 100 Songs

Imagine Dragonremain strong to start 2018 with Thunder re-taking the #1 spot and adding a second Top 10 entry with Believer at #9

Cardi B. on any remix is a big deal but when it is with Bruno Mars it is another level…Finesse (Remix ft. Cardi B.) debuts huge at #2

One of his EIGHT Top 100 entries, Ed Sheeran‘s Perfect is still very much in the mix at #3, and let’s not forget Perfect Duet (with Beyoncé) at #49, Perfect Symphony (with Andrea Bocelli) at #85, nor #10 Shape of You…just to name half of them, LOL!

#4 Havana (ft. Young Thug) from Camila Cabello remains tops in the radio Broadcast column and nearly ties for the top spot in Streaming

Post Malone‘s rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) comes in at #5

Portugal. The Man sees Feel It Still climb back into the Top 10, #15-6

Timberlake + Timbaland = Filthy, Justin Timberlake‘s first single from the newly announced, and fast-approaching Man of the Woods, debuts at #7

G-Eazy & Halsey‘s Him & I is up #26-13

Marry Me from Thomas Rhett is up to #22 here and holds #1 on Ultimate Country Songs

G-Eazy‘s No Limit (Remix ft. A$AP Rocky, Cardi B., French Montana, Juicy J & Belly) debuts at #27 while the original No Limit (ft. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B.) is just behind it at #29

Let Me Go (ft. Florida Georgia Line) jumps #52-32 for Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso

Liam Payne & Rita Ora team up to run point on the Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack with For You, which debuts at #36

The Greatest Showman – Original Motion Picture Cast logs four songs this week with This Is Me at #41, Rewrite the Stars at #60, The Greatest Show at #66, and Never Enough at #81

Kane Brown‘s Heaven is a Big Mover here, #70-44, and climbs #6-3 on Ultimate Country Songs

Shawn Mendes has There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back jump #72-45 for Big Mover status

Red Cold River is the new single from Breaking Benjamin‘s forthcoming album, Ember, and debuts at #50

CAUTION: HOT! Ozuna‘s La Modelo (ft. Cardi B.) re-enters at #64 here and climbs #10-3 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Another formidable soundtrack, for Black Panther (curated by Kendrick Lamar), fires off a sick collaboration to get things started: Kendrick Lamar & SZA see All the Stars debut #65

Emerging Artists

Lil Baby moves back into the #1 spot as My Dawg streams well and sits in the Top 20 at Urban radio (catch the cameo at the start of the video if you haven’t already); he’s got live dates lining up, including a gig with Yo Gotti and a spot on recent Emerging Artist graduate PnB Rock’s Catch These Vibes Tour

Trippie Redd stays close at #2; he goes out with G-Eazy’s The Beautiful & Damned Tour next month

Lil Xan is just behind at #3 and Total Xanarchy breaks out soon

Layton Greene is beginning to go from viral to more mainstream exposure as her cover of Emerging Artist graduate Kodak Black’s Roll in Peace debuts at #98 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Young English singer HRVY holds at #5 while Personal continues to build an audience in America

Sofi Tukker re-enter the Top 10, #12-9, and are also #9 on Ultimate EDM Artists with Best Friend (ft. NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno) at #6 on Ultimate EDM Songs; they have a big week with their Tonight Show performance on Monday (1/8) and TRL performance today (1/10)

February 2016 Emerging Artist of the Month, BØRNS, climbs #18-11 following the release of God Save Our Young Blood (ft. Lana Del Rey) and ahead his second album, Blue Madonna, hitting streets on Friday (1/12)

Memphis rapper BlocBoy JB got our attention last month and quickly makes the jump into the Emerging Artists chart with a #33 debut; Shoot is the track to watch so far


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Ultimate Roundup: Top Latin 2017

We’ve laid out the Top 20 SongsTop 20 Artists, and Top Emerging Artists of 2017. Now it’s time to sift out the genres, with the top Latin artists and songs for the year closing things out!

Top Latin Artists for 2017

  1. Luis Fonsi
  2. Shakira
  3. J Balvin
  4. Romeo Santos
  5. Maluma
  6. Enrique Iglesias
  7. Banda MS
  8. Pitbull
  9. Nicky Jam
  10. Marco Antonio Solis

Top Latin Songs for 2017

  1. Luis Fonsi – Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber)
  2. Luis Fonsi – Despacito (ft. Daddy Yankee)
  3. J Balvin – Mi Gente (ft. Willy William)
  4. Shakira – Chantaje (ft. Maluma)
  5. J Balvin & Willy William – Mi Gente (Remix ft. Beyoncé)
  6. Maluma – Felices los 4
  7. Christian Nodal – Adios Amor
  8. Nicky Jam – El Amante
  9. Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying (ft. Artists for Puerto Rico)
  10. Wisin – Escapate Conmigo (ft. Ozuna)

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Ultimate Roundup: Top EDM 2017

We’ve laid out the Top 20 SongsTop 20 Artists, and Top Emerging Artists of 2017. Now it’s time to sift out the genres, with the top EDM artists and songs for the year up next!

Top 10 EDM Artists for 2017

  1. The Chainsmokers
  2. Calvin Harris
  3. Clean Bandit
  4. DJ Snake
  5. Major Lazer
  6. Marshmello
  7. David Guetta
  8. Alan Walker
  9. Martin Garrix
  10. Skrillex

Top 10 EDM Songs for 2017

  1. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This
  2. The Chainsmokers – Closer (ft. Halsey)
  3. Zedd & Alessia Cara – Stay
  4. Clean Bandit – Rockabye (ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie)
  5. The Chainsmokers – Paris (ft. Emily Warren)
  6. Kygo & Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me
  7. The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (ft. Daya)
  8. DJ Snake – Let Me Love You (ft. Justin Bieber)
  9. Hailee Steinfeld & Grey – Starving (ft. Zedd)
  10. Cheat Codes (this year’s #12 Emerging Artist!) – No Promises (ft. Demi Lovato)

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Ultimate Roundup: Top Country 2017

We’ve laid out the Top 20 SongsTop 20 Artists, and Top Emerging Artists of 2017. Now it’s time to sift out the genres, starting with the top Country artists and songs for the year!

Top 10 Country Artists for 2017

  1. Sam Hunt
  2. Chris Stapleton
  3. Florida Georgia Line
  4. Keith Urban
  5. Thomas Rhett
  6. Luke Bryan
  7. Blake Shelton
  8. Brett Young
  9. Luke Combs (also the #3 Emerging Artist!)
  10. Jason Aldean

Top 10 Country Songs for 2017

  1. Sam Hunt – Body Like a Back Road
  2. Brett Young – In Case You Didn’t Know
  3. Keith Urban – Blue Ain’t Your Color
  4. Luke Combs – Hurricane
  5. Kane Brown – What Ifs (ft. Lauren Alaina)
  6. Keith Urban – The Fighter (ft. Carrie Underwood)
  7. Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey
  8. Jon Pardi – Dirt on My Boots
  9. Dustin Lynch – Small Town Boy
  10. Little Big Town – Better Man

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Ultimate Roundup: Luke Bryan’s Sixth Set Soars

G-Eazy Top 10s with Halsey Assist / Boy, That Escalated Quickly: 6ix9ine Debuts / Celine Dion‘s Heart Goes On, Indeed / Big Sean & Metro Boomin Hit Their Number / Danielle Bradbery Reintroduces Herself / Walker Hayes Makes Noise

Ultimate 100 Artists

Ed Sheeran retains #1 this week as he now holds the top two spots on Ultimate 100 Songs

From a Room: Volume 2 sends Chris Stapleton up to #2 here while he easily hangs on to #1 on Ultimate Country Artists

Taylor Swift is at #3; reputation stadium tour ticket sales are shaping up to be historical

Post Malone sits at #4; he’s a headliner at Rolling Loud SoCal this weekend (12/16)

Pentatonix fans aren’t messing around with the Christmas music, keeping them in the Top 5 at #5

G-Eazy moves #12-9, making his first Top 10 appearance since February, 2016; he’s at Drai’s in Vegas this Saturday night (12/16) then The Beautiful & Damned Tour with Emerging Artist Trippie Redd and Phora begins in February

What Makes You Country makes Luke Bryan soar as this week’s top Big Mover, +64 to #10

Sales of Songs of Experience continue to lift U2, they hit #13 this week

Boy, that escalated quickly: after just three weeks on the Emerging Artists chart, all at #1, 6ix9ine makes a STRONG #22 debut, becoming the lucky 13th “graduate” of the year

Christmas music propels Celine Dion #66-36, but let’s not forget that last week (12/8 to be exact) was the 20th anniversary of the release of My Heart Will Go On; her Las Vegas residency fires back up for the New Year

Brooke Simpson joins the fray as The Voice comes down to the wire, she debuts at #43 and Chloe Kohanski keeps her company at #62

The collab train rolls on strong: Big Sean & Metro Boomin‘s Double or Nothing brings them in for a #50 dynamic duo debut

Speaking of The Voice, Season 4’s winner, Danielle Bradbery, releases her sophomore album, I Don’t Believe We’ve Met, for a #70 re-entry, her first Top 100 appearance since her debut album came out at the end of November, 2013; she’s also up to #11 on Ultimate Country Artists

Walker Hayes‘s second album, boom., earns him a #78 debut here and gets him to #12 on Ultimate Country Artists; he also performed on Today on Monday (12/11)

#81 Josh Groban will not be excluded from the Christmas party: he’s got a 10th anniversary deluxe edition of Noel out and hosts Home for the Holidays, which airs 12/19

Maluma re-enters at #94, his first time in since August, and is back in the Top 5 of Ultimate Latin Artists; the F.A.M.E. Tour comes to America next Spring

Emerging Artists graduates LANCO squeeze in for a #99 re-entry here while once again cracking Ultimate Country Artists‘ Top 5 (they were also May’s Emerging Artist of the Month)

Ultimate 100 Songs

Ed Sheeran‘s Perfect Duet (with Beyoncé) debuted at #4 last week and jumps right to #1 this week while the original version of Perfect holds at #2

Camila Cabello‘s Havana (ft. Young Thug) remains hot at #3

Post Malone‘s rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) is at #4

Imagine Dragon‘s Thunder isn’t done with the Top 5 yet, holding at #5 again this week

G-Eazy‘s Him & I (ft. Halsey) enters the Top 10, #11-7 and their performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (12/12) has a lot of fans

Meant to Be (Ft. Florida Georgia Line) from Bebe Rexha moves further into the Top 10, #10-8

Brooke Simpson‘s Amazing Grace (The Voice Performance) is this week’s most active song from the competition, debuting at #11; Chloe Kohanski‘s Call Me (The Voice Performance) debuts #34 and Addison Agen‘s Lucky (The Voice Performance) debuts #36

Migos Motorsport (ft. Nicki Minaj & Cardi B.) climbs #27-12

As mentioned above, new Emerging Artist grad, 6ix9ine, made a huge jump this week behind the Big Mover Gummo (+32 to #15) and debut of Kooda (ft. PVNCH, Kooda B & GS9) at #19 for two in the Top 20, just like that

As her debut album release approaches, Camila Cabello lets fans in on more new material, with Never Be the Same making a #17 debut this week

Eminem‘s next drop from the upcoming Revival LP is Untouchable, which debuts at #39

Miguel‘s Skywalker (ft. Travis Scott) is a Big Mover, #67-45, just in time for The Last Jedi

Palace from Sam Smith rises #82-61

Charlie Puth How Long (Remix ft. French Montana) comes in for a #69 debut

Post Malone adds a fourth entry to the Top 100 with the debut of Candy Paint at #82

Lil Uzi Vert gets a double-debut with two versions of the same tune: The Way Life Goes (ft. Nicki Minaj & Oh Wonder) debuts #84 and the original The Way Life Goes (ft. Oh Wonder) debuts #97

Another sick collaboration from Bright: The Album debuts: Migos & Marshmello Danger bows at #91

Five Finger Death Punch‘s new cover of Offspring’s Gone Away debuts at #92

Emerging Artists

Lil Baby jumps the pack #5-1 to take over the top spot and could very well be our next graduate, he’s up to #115 on Ultimate 100 Artists

Trippie Redd rises #4-2 in his fourth week on the chart; he’ll be supporting G-Eazy’s The Beautiful & Damned tour early next year

YBN Nahmir holds at #3 with Rubbin off the Paint at #94 on Ultimate 100 Songs; he’ll be at S.O.B.’s in New York 12/21 and Zydeco in his hometown, Birmingham, on January 21st

Lil Xan comes in at #4 while Betrayed is #96 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Debuting at #5, 17-year-old Baby Ariel truly represents a new generation in that she has come to fame mostly via Musical.ly; while her popularity on social networks has soared over the last two years, it is only now that she has released her first single, Aww

Ski Mask the Slump God inches back into the Top 10 at #10 after re-entering at #11 last week

Atlanta rapper Ralo debuted on the chart in February and makes his first appearance since April, re-entering at #16


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Ultimate Roundup: Top Emerging Artists of 2017

We’ve boiled down this year’s Top 20 Songs and Top 20 Artists. Now it is time to dig into the latter and see who the top artists are that have appeared on our Emerging Artists Ultimate Chart in this latest span.

As proof that we don’t play around with this list, 2015 included names like HalseyYoung ThugAlessia Cara, and Kelsea Ballerini while 2016 kept the bar high with the likes of DesiignerDayaKiiara, and D.R.A.M.

Let’s check it out…

  1. Kodak Black
  2. Khalid
  3. Luke Combs
  4. Julia Michaels
  5. Russ
  6. Marian Hill
  7. Tee Grizzley
  8. Lil Yachty
  9. PnB Rock
  10. Rag’N’Bone Man
  11. LANCO
  12. Cheat Codes
  13. Rob $tone
  14. Greta Van Fleet
  15. Ugly God
  16. Chris Lane
  17. Calum Scott
  18. Hey Violet
  19. GoldLink
  20. Starley

…oh yeah, we can get with this! Let’s have a closer look, shall we?

A young rapper out of Florida named Kodak Black first debuted on the chart back in January, 2016 and then really started to surge last winter. At just about this time last year he entered the Top 10, then the Top 5, then rode the #1 spot for four consecutive weeks before graduating by debuting  at #77 on Ultimate 100 Artists on February 16th. He finishes the year 30th overall and sees Tunnel Vision end the year as the 61st most active song.

Khalid first came across our radar in the summer of 2016, just after he graduated high school in El Paso, Texas and began recording material. Things moved quickly and he made his Emerging Artists debut on October 20th, 2016. The release of his debut album, American Teen, propelled him into the Ultimate 100 Artists in March. He finishes the year as the 41st most popular artist overall, is currently #35, and has 3 of this week’s Ultimate 100 Songs, including a collaboration with Marshmello. Khalid is also nominated for three Grammy Awards of his own, including Best New Artist, and two for his feature on Logic‘s 1-800-273-8255 along with Alessia Cara.

Country singer Luke Combs is another artist that we caught a breeze of data from in his early stages, way back in December of 2015. He debuted on Emerging Artists in September of 2016 and graduated at the end of last March. His songs Hurricane and When It Rains It Pours finish the year among the most active on Ultimate Country Songs.

Julia Michaels began her career writing songs that were recorded by big time stars; think Demi LovatoFifth Harmony, and Gwen Stefani to get an idea. Julia then stepped up front as the lead performer with her single, Issues, that came out in January (which ends the year at #31 overall). Within the span of about a month she debuted on Emerging Artists, took over #1, then graduated into Ultimate 100 Artists the first week of March. Not a year has gone by and she’s now nominated for Best New Artist and Song of the Year Grammy Awards!

We’re also happy to see artists that we singled out for closer looks in Emerging Artist of the Month features, check out the posts on LANCOCheat CodesHey Violet, and Chris Lane to learn more!

For the serious hardware fans out there, we mentioned that Khalid and Julia Michaels are up for Grammy Awards. Well, they are two of a baker’s dozen of current and former Emerging Artists nominated for the prestigious awards, get the rundown HERE and feel free to check out the squads from 2016 HERE and 2015 HERE!


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