Ultimate Roundup: Tori Kelly Absolutely Steals a Big Stage

Five Finger Death Punch’s Got Your Six, Maiden’s Sweet Sixteen, Maddie & Tae and Travi$ Scott rise out of the Emerging Chart

Top Artists

The Weeknd holds #1 yet again, Justin Bieber quickly takes #2; Taylor Swift, Drake, and Fetty Wap complete the Top 5

Tori Kelly’s MTV VMA performance has put her over the top as she leaps from #90 to #24

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are digging in as a Big Mover, up 30 spots to #26

A new single and Jenner connections help Tyga bounce back up the chart to #55

The release of their first-ever original song and debut album announcement insert Pentatonix into the Top 100 at #62

Maddie & Tae graduate the Emerging Artists chart as they debut in the Top 100 at #87 with the help of radio airplay

Another benefactor of good ‘ol radio spins is Nick Jonas, who comes in at #96

Janet Jackson is finally picking up steam as she sneaks in at #100…can she remain in the top tier for long?

Notable new album release spikes:

Five Finger Death Punch (Got Your Six) – #8 – Fueled by Monster Energy U.S. arena tour with Papa Roach continues into October [Tickets]

Travi$ Scott (Rodeo) – #9 – Recent graduate of the Emerging Artist chart – Club dates and some festivals round out the summer before he embarks on a big fall tour with The Weeknd and BANKS [Tickets]

Iron Maiden (The Book of Souls) – #9 – The band’s sixteenth studio album

Troye Sivan (Wild EP) – #49 – Given Taylor Swift’s seal of approval via Twitter, which can’t hurt…right?

K Camp (Only Way is Up) – #57 – U.S. arena tour with Rich Homie Quan then club tour in November [Tickets]

Scarface (Deeply Rooted) – #60 – The O.G. Ghetto Boy is playing One Musicfest in Atlanta 9/12 [Tickets]

Top Songs

It only took two weeks for Justin Bieber‘s new single What Do You Mean? to take the #1 spot

Taylor Swift might just make every track on 1989 a single as Wildest Dreams drops right into the Top 5 at #4

At #21 this week, Hit the Quan from iHeartMemphis isn’t just a dance move, it’s a routine and if you haven’t really soaked it in, check out this Minnesota Twins bat boy flow it down perfectly

Tori Kelly’s Should’ve Been Us was already building real activity but the aforementioned MTV VMA performance gave the single a big push to #23

Levels from Nick Jonas skips nearly half the line right to #52

The new video for Tyga’s Stimulated features his girlfriend Kylie Jenner so the buzz is there, giving the track a debut at #61…now to see if it has staying power

As the success of his new album continues, The Weeknd sees yet another single, Acquainted, garner notable activity and come in at #89

Emerging Artists

Toronto-based hard rock outfit Saint Asonia (#4) includes members of Three Days Grace, Staind, and Finger Eleven so they know what they are doing. They have quickly hit some summer festivals, released an eponymous album on RCA Records, have a Top 10 Active Rock radio hit in Better Place, and are preparing for a fall tour with Seether.

47,000 Facebook Likes, 7,000 Twitter Followers, 1 million YouTube plays in the U.S. and 2 million globally

Dallas rapper Post Malone recently inked a deal with Republic Records based on the achievements of his single, White Iverson. Just as quickly as he has found success, he has found controversy, to which he is responding with a new freestyle, #mood, over 50 Cent’s Window Shopper. He has a few live dates on the calendar but that schedule will probably fill up once his new Promotion and Tour Marketing teams kick things into gear.

10,000 Facebook Likes, 78,000 Twitter Followers, 1 Million YouTube plays in the U.S. and 830,000 globally


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