UltimateRoundup: Frank Ocean Prefers Blonde

Florida Georgia Line Spread Their Roots, Britney Spears in All Her Glory, The Real Young Thug Stands Strong, Barbra Streisand & Friends, Juan Gabriel Gone Too Soon, The Hunna Gonna Win Stateside

Ultimate 100 Artists

The Chainsmokers hold #1 again this week

twenty one pilots keep the #2 spot warm

Drake remains posted up in the #3 spot

Florida Georgia Line jumps #18-4 on the release of Dig Your Roots, their 3rd album; they also continue to hold #1 on Ultimate Country Artists for a 3rd week in a row

Frank Ocean really shook things up with his release of the visual album, Endless, followed a mere 24-hours later by the independent release of Blonde, making a massive 50-spot move to #5

Britney Spears is up to #8 as fans dig into her 9th album, Glory

Charlie Puth suddenly finds himself in the Top 10 after a snappy #29-9 leap

Blake Shelton goes #48-31

The release of the Jeffrey mixtape propels Atlanta rapper Young Thug (née Jeffery Lamar Williams) #87-34 for Big Mover status

The Tag, You’re It/Milk and Cookies video double-feature carries  The Voice alum Melanie Martinez up 22 to #53

Always classic, Barbra Streisand delivers Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway and hits the Top 100 at #54

Middle of a Memory is doing well, he’s on the road with Florida Georgia Line, the Down Home Tour and EP are revealed…Cole Swindell goes #95-58

blink-182 keeps activity steady while touring, moves back up the chart to #61

Recent Emerging Artist graduate D.R.A.M. is up again, this time to #72

Legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel passed away suddenly while on tour last weekend, shocked fans pay tribute, bringing him in at #87, and he’s sure to rise next week

Ellie Goulding returns to the Top 100 for this first time since April 7th, taking #98

Ultimate 100 Songs

The Chainsmokers Closer (ft. Halsey) retains #1 this week

twenty one pilots Heathens stays at #2

We Don’t Talk Anymore (ft. Selena Gomez) by Charlie Puth breaks into the Top 5 with a nice #21-3 move and solid numbers across the board

Shawn MendesTreat You Better stays in the Top 5 for a 2nd week, now at #4

Major Lazer Cold Water (ft. Justin Bieber & MØ) moves to #5

Emerging Artist graduate Kiiara’s debut single, Gold, is up to #6…can the rookie break into the very heavy Top 5 gang?

Another Emerging Artist graduate, Daya, has her single, Sit Still, Look Pretty enter the Top 10 this week at #10

Make Me.. (ft. G-Eazy) from Britney Spears jumps #47-12 on the back of the new album release

Cole Swindell’s Middle of a Memory spikes 28 to #51 on the main chart and goes #12-6 on Ultimate Country Songs

Blake Shelton’s She’s Got a Way with Words is up to #54

Florida Georgia Line Debuts two cuts from Dig Your Roots: May We All (ft. Tim McGraw) at #56 and God, Your Mama, and Me (ft. Backstreet Boys) at #67

Ellie Goulding’s latest, Still Falling for You from the Bridget Jones’s Baby soundtrack, Debuts #71

Mercy, a new one from Shawn Mendes, Debuts #75

Brett Eldredge Wanna Be That Song makes a #84 Debut

After first hitting Ultimate EDM Songs, where it is currently #10, In the Name of Love from Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha Debuts #88 on the main chart

Blue Ain’t Your Color by Keith Urban sees a #91 Debut

Current #1 Emerging Artist, Rob $tone, is moving quickly and his debut single, Chill Bill (ft. J. Davi$ & Spooks), Debuts #95…let’s see if it can carry momentum into next week…

Emerging Artist

This week we feature British alternative rock band The Hunna, who Debut at #15. After establishing themselves in England and hitting a few other European markets, the group has crossed the Atlantic to take a stab at America, putting pen to paper with 300 Entertainment.

Their single, You & Me, is charting at Alternative radio and they recently wrapped up a string of North American tour dates. They’ll swing around the UK in October before popping back to the States for a couple of gigs in NYC and LA.

With the album, 100, available now, and the track, Bonfire, in the wings they should have plenty of ammo to continue their fight for new fans.

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