Ultimate Roundup: One Direction proves they don’t need a key member clause.

Dr. Dre finds his inspiration and drops it right on our heads, Disclosure and Sam Smith strike again, Elle King emerges, Drake to the 7th power.

Top Artists

One Direction move up 54 spots to #8 on the release of their new, Zane-less single

Dr. Dre reenters the chart building on the pending release of his new album Compton

Disclosure return at #86 as they drop a new collaboration with Sam Smith

As we have been predicting for the last couple of weeks, Elle King debuts at #94 and does indeed become the latest “graduate” from the Ultimate Emerging Artist Chart

This week’s new album release spikes come from:

Migos (Yung Rich Nation) – #31

Lil Dicky (Professional Rapper) – #34

Top Songs

One Direction’s Drag Me Down sets global streaming records, sells like hotcakes, and debuts at #4

Drake’s Meek Mill diss track Back to Back debuts at #24, giving him 4 of his own tracks in the Top 100 as well as being featured on 3 others, ironically including Meek Mill’s R.I.C.O. at #36

Disclosure brings their new collaboration with Sam Smith, Omen, in at #44

Disney’s Descendants cast has a bunch of songs out there right now, with Rotten to the Core peeking into the top of the chart at #95

R. City is a Big Mover with Locked Away (ft. Adam Levine) gaining 47 spots before landing at #48

Adam Lambert is now building momentum with Ghost Town moving 24 spots to #67

Notable Emerging Artists

18-year-old Canadian Alessia Cara makes her first appearance on the chart following her TV debut…on the Tonight Show no less…and if her single Here (#107 on the main Songs chart) keeps its current pace she may not be emerging for long

Kelsea Ballerini continues to flirt with the top of the chart as her second single, Dibs, is now gaining momentum at Country radio (it just debuted at #40 on the Country Songs chart) so we’ll see how fans respond

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