Ultimate Roundup: Travi$ Scott Sophomore Surprise

 

Juan Gabriel Remembered, Ariana Grande’s Good Side, A Day to Remember Flip Bad Vibrations, Black Eyed Peas Looking for Love, Halsey Moves Closer to the Top, A Boogie with the Hoodie…Regular Person. Not.

Ultimate 100 Artists

The Chainsmokers hold #1 for the 3rd week in a row

twenty one pilots keep #2 locked up

Drake remains in the #3 spot

With a full week of posthumous activity, legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel soars to #4

Britney Spears is up #8-5 following the release of Glory and a big MTV VMAs performance

Florida Georgia Line only slips to #6 as Dig Your Roots and various album cuts garner much activity; they also continue to dominate Ultimate Country Artists at #1

Another MTV VMA bump goes to Beyoncé, who moves #10-7

Ariana Grande gets the strongest post-VMAs surge as she goes #19-9 following her Side to Side performance with Nicki Minaj

Frank Ocean remains Top 10 at #10 as Endless / Blonde fever continues…

Floridian metalcore/pop punk hybrid outfit A Day To Remember drops their 6th LP, Bad Vibrations, hitting the Top 100 solidly at #23

Travi$ Scott makes waves with all kinds of activity around the release of Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, including a promo with Mr. McKnight himself, to come in at #24

Barbra Streisand remains on top of her game as Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway continues to sell well, driving her up 28 spots to #26

On top of her usual activity, Halsey’s performance with The Chainsmokers helps her gain Big Mover status this week, going #96-65

Black Eyed Peas reunite for a good cause, re-booting their mega-hit Where is the Love?, this time enlisting “The World”, to grab #73

Linkin Park are just about always hanging around the Top 100, moving up to #81 this week as news of their upcoming 7th album starts to hype fans up…

The iconic Marco Antonio Solís peeks back into the Top 100 at #99 as celebrations approach for his FORTIETH year in music

Nick Jonas slips back in at #100 this week and he’s bringing the Bacon

Ultimate 100 Songs

The Chainsmokers Closer (ft. Halsey) retains #1 for the 3rd week in a row

twenty one pilots Heathens stays at #2

Britney SpearsMake Me… (ft. G-Eazy) re-surges #12-3 after their MTV VMAs performance

Major Lazer Cold Water (Ft. Justin Bieber & MØ) goes #5-4

We Don’t Talk Anymore (ft. Selena Gomez) by Charlie Puth comes in at #5

Ariana Grande’s Side to Side (ft. Nicki Minaj) explodes for a #6 Debut following the duo’s MTV VMAs performance

Mama Said by Lukas Graham moves #22-14 and looks capable of cracking the Top 10 next week

The latest from Florida Georgia Line, May We All (ft. Tim McGraw), is a Big Mover up 32 to #24; it is also up 7 to #2 (behind H.O.L.Y.) on Ultimate Country Songs

Following her knockout MTV VMAs set, Beyoncé sees activity on three songs: Sorry moves #69-41, Hold Up re-enters at #45, and Formation re-enters at #80

Black Eyed Peas reunite to deliver the an important message via a rework of their hit, Where is the Love?, #WHERESTHELOVE (ft. The World), enlisting a massive roster of stars, which Debuts #44

#1 Emerging Artist Rob $tone’s debut track, Chill Bill (ft. J. Davi$ & Spooks), moves up to #84 in its second week on the chart

Blue Ain’t Your Color from Keith Urban goes #91-66

Chris Brown’s Grass Ain’t Greener re-enters at #69

Rihanna’s Love on the Brain re-enters at #77

Nick Jonas is making us hungry: Bacon (ft. Ty Dolla $ign) Debuts #81

Current #2 Emerging Artist Tucker Beathard has his cut, Rock On, Debut #87

Emerging Artist

20-year-old Bronx rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (née Artist Dubose) cracks the Top 10 of our Emerging Artists chart this week, moving #11-8, after debuting on June 30th.

A lot has happened since A Boogie released his Artist: The Mixtape a mere 7 months ago. His tracks My Shit, Jungle, and Friend Zone received lots of attention online from blogs, streaming hip-hop fans looking for new jams, and influential New York radio stations like Hot 97.

At the beginning of August, the rookie got some Summer Sixteen tour stage time between Roy Wood$, dvsn, and headliner Drake at Madison Square Garden. Just this week he is featured in the New York Times Music section. His latest song, Not a Regular Person, is heating up while My Shit is getting some spins at Urban radio nationally.

East coast live dates are on the slate, including a couple supporting Schoolboy Q. Recently the independent he has been signed to, Highbridge the Label, inked up a joint venture with Atlantic records, signaling that only big things can be in store.

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