Ultimate Roundup: Trolling Justin Timberlake

H.O.L.Y. Moly Florida Georgia Line!, Puttin’ on the Rittz, A Radiohead Shaped Release, Running Man Resurrects Ghost Town DJs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Identify Their Needs, Emerging From Ashes to New

Ultimate 100 Artists

Drake is back on top at #1 this week as Views streaming and downloads explode; he’ll be the Saturday Night Live musical guest on 5/14

Beyoncé remains strong at #2

Prince is at #3

Rihanna is #4

Future retains the #5 spot

Florida Georgia Line easily move into the Top 10 at #7 as the new single H.O.LY. has fans amped up; they also hold the #1 spot on Ultimate Country Artists

The new single, Can’t Stop the Feeling!, featuring the cast of the upcoming Trolls animated movie vaults Justin Timberlake 81 spots to #10

Country star Keith Urban re-enters the chart at #26 following the release of his 9th studio album, Ripcord, and as his new single, Wasted Time, approaches the Top 100 and is #20 on Ultimate Country Songs

Cole Swindell is a Big Mover up 33 to #30 on the release of his sophomore album, You Should Be Here, and a related flurry of media and events

Georgia rapper Rittz releases his Top of the Line album on Tech N9ne’s Strange Music, making his Top 100 Debut at #35

It is May-tallica! Metallica is up 36 to #42, still gaining sales and strong airplay from reissue releases and social from events like their recent performance of the Star Spangled Banner and subsequent birthday serenade of legend Willie Mays at San Francisco Giants home AT&T Park

Radiohead return to the Top 100 at #57 with the release of their new LP, A Moon Shaped Pool, following their sudden disappearance from and quick reappearance to social media

The viral Running Man Challenge has now vaulted 90s group Ghost Town DJs into the Top 100 for a #60 Debut as their 1995 hit My Boo blows up for a second time

P!NK is up #96-64 as the surreal music video is out for Just Like Fire from Alice Through the Looking Glass and it has been announced that she’ll be a Top 8 coach on The Voice

Red Hot Chili Peppers are back in the Top 100 at #69 as the lead single from their upcoming Dangermouse-produced The Getaway LP, Dark Necessities, is off to a roaring start at Alternative and Rock radio

As the current season comes to a head the Empire Cast is back at #71 as fans stream and download music from the show

50 Cent has been busy, re-entering the chart at #95: a new single with Chris Brown (No Romeo No Juliet), fresh beef with Ja Rule, potentially quashed beef with The Game, and rumors of a G-Unit reunification…

Goo Goo Dolls released their 11th album, Boxes, in their 30-year career, slipping in at #100

Ultimate 100 Songs

One Dance (ft. Wizkid & Kyla) from red-hot Drake moves into the #1 spot

Desiigner’s Panda remains a strong #2 despite more superstar releases bombarding the Top 5

Justin Timberlake’s new single from the upcoming Trolls DreamWorks animated movie, Can’t Stop the Feeling!, smashes into the chart at #3 as it becomes the first song ever to close out the entire Mediabase Top 40 panel in its first week going for adds…and that is currently 186 stations, wowzers!

H.O.L.Y. from Florida Georgia Line is up 18 to #4 in its second week on the chart

Beyoncé Formation remains Top 5 at #5

The Chainsmokers Don’t Let Me Down (ft. Daya) enters the Top 10 at #7

Cut It (ft. Young Dolph) by O.T. Genasis is a Big Mover up 27 to #33

An appropriately surreal video for P!NK’s Alice Through the Looking Glass cut, Just Like Fire, powers the song’s re-entry at #40

In his album release week, Cole Swindell’s title track, You Should Be Here, moves #77-51 on the main chart while it goes Top 5 on Ultimate Country Songs

Current #1 Emerging Artist Kent Jones’ debut single Don’t Mind is a Big Mover in its second week in the Top 100, going #75-52

13-year-old social media phenom Jacob Sartorius sees his single, Sweatshirt, doing well in the iTunes Store, it Debuts #54

Radiohead’s new single, Burn the Witch, Debuts #56

Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day by Luke Bryan is up 33 to #58

Fat Joe & Remy Ma All the Way Up (ft. French Montana) is a Big Mover from #79-59

The latest single from twenty one pilots, Ride, is now #67

The Voice contestant Alisan Porter gets yet another performance into the Top 100 with Let Him Fly (The Voice Performance) Debuting at #69

Yo Gotti is following up Down in the DM with Law making a #87 Debut this week

As the release of her Dangerous Woman album draws nearer, Ariana Grande releases another new single, Into You, which Debuts #92

Recent Emerging Artist, Canadian rapper and The Weeknd collaborator Belly, has his single Might Not (ft. The Weeknd) Debut at #94

#4 Emerging Artist Grace sees You Don’t Own Me (ft. G-Eazy) re-enter the chart at #95

Emerging Artist graduate Kelsea Ballerini’s third single, Peter Pan, re-enters at #98

Emerging Artist

Lancaster, PA rockers From Ashes to New (#15) are seeing their blend of post-hardcore, nu-metal, rap-rock, and electronic faring well with fans now that their debut LP, Day One, has been out for a couple of months. The band is currently touring clubs with Escape the Fate, Hellyeah, and New Years Day, then hops the pond for a set at Download Festival in the UK before heading out with the Vans Warped Tour in June. The single Through it All peaked at #6 on the Active Rock chart in early April while the video has logged 3.5 million plays on YouTube.


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