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Ultimate Roundup: Sam Hunt Takes Back Road to the Top

Big Sean Decides, Lady Gaga’s Superbowl Surge Starts, Imagine Dragons Believe Superbowl Switch, Reba Sings It Now, Noah Cyrus Debuts, Luis Fonsi Debuts Rápidamente

Ultimate 100 Artists

Migos bring Culture and reach the top at #1…

…ending Ed Sheeran’s run at 3 consecutive weeks, he is now #2

Zayn & Taylor Swift hold #3 again this week and will remain strong going into this weekend’s release of Fifty Shades Darker

The Weeknd just steadily cruises along, holding #4

Sam Hunt has releases two new singles, lines up the 15 in a 30 Tour, and just blasts up the chart #97-5 (easily this week’s top Big Mover) while taking over a dominating #1 position on Ultimate Country Artists

Detroit rapper Big Sean has released I Decided, his fourth studio album in 6 years, moving #23-6

Brantley Gilbert remains strong again this week, going #12-10 on sales of The Devil Don’t Sleep and solid Country radio airplay

His verse on Big Sean’s No Favors generates attention and pushes the always strong Eminem #20-14

Just the lead up to her Superbowl LI halftime show and the hours of activity after it are enough to push Lady Gaga #49-19 and she is certain to rise massively next week…

Kehlani goes Top 20 at #20 in the 2nd week after releasing SweetSexySavage

Imagine Dragons follow Sam Hunt’s Big Mover rise, going #100-23, as they return with Believer, which was featured in the Nintendo Switch Superbowl LI commercial, and points to a new album on the horizon

Strong touring and respectable airplay help drive sales for The Lumineers, who are +21 to #34

Portland, Oregon rapper Aminé rides his breakout hit, Caroline, to #39 this week

Reba McEntire returns to the Top 100 for the first time since April 2015, at #43 this week, with the release of the double-album, Sing It Now: Songs of Hope and Faith; her February 15th Ryman Auditorium shows should be amazing

Dear Evan Hansen – Original Broadway Cast Debuts #51 as the official recording is now available to fans of the 2016 Broadway breakout

Zac Brown Band has a new single, My Old Man, the first off their forthcoming album, Welcome Home, which they played as part of a Superbowl Pregame performance, that lifts them to #63

Mariah Carey returns to the Top 100 shortly after her usual Christmas-fueled surge, logging in at #64 on the new release strength of I Don’t (ft. YG)…and maybe some non-mainstream workout gear

Nashville’s Kings of Leon re-enter at #79 on steady sales and airplay

Make Me (Cry)(ft. Labrinth) is a hit, sending Noah Cyrus to her Debut at #80

Contemporary Christian artist Kari Jobe Debuts #84 on the release of her new album, The Garden

Luis Fonsi Debuts #92 here and takes #1 Ultimate Latin Artists as Despacito (ft. Daddy Yankee) climbs the songs charts

Ultimate 100 Songs

I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) from super-duo Zayn & Taylor Swift takes over #1 and should hold next week with Fifty Shades Darker hitting theaters this weekend

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You slips to #2 after 3 consecutive weeks at #1

Sam Hunt’s second new single of the year, Body Like a Back Road, rides over the competition to #3 here while dominating Ultimate Country Songs at #1

Migos Bad and Boujee (ft. Lil Uzi Vert) takes #4

Machine Gun Kelly Bad Things (ft. Camila Cabello) holds #5 for a 3rd week

Caroline from Aminé surges into the Top 10, going #21-9

As mentioned in the Artists chart roundup, Imagine Dragons return with Believer Debuting #13 and the Nintendo Switch Superbowl LI commercial placement is sure to pay dividends in to next week’s rankings…

Say You Won’t Let Go from James Arthur moves firmly into the Top 20 at #17

Big Sean gets two song Debuts with the release of his new LP: No Favors (ft. Eminem) at #24 and Moves at #87

Noah Cyrus Make Me Cry (ft. Labrinth) surges in all categories, pushing up #49-28, and aided by her recent late-night television debut on The Tonight Show

Speaking of “make me cry”: My Old Man from Zac Brown Band Debuts #42

Luis Fonsi Despacito (ft. Daddy Yankee) climbs #65-46 here while holding #1 on Ultimate Latin Songs for a third consecutive week

As one might imagine, Million Reasons from Lady Gaga rises #97-48 on just a sliver of a day’s activity following her Superbowl LI halftime show; this is going up big time next week

Bruno Mars That’s What I Like is a Big Mover +39 to #51

Mariah Carey makes a nice non-Christmas-themed Debut at #57 with I Don’t (ft. YG)

Auli’I Cravalho’s How Far I’ll Go re-enters at #62

Back to God from Reba McEntire Debuts #71 on the main chart and enters the Top 10 on Ultimate Country Songs

#6 Emerging Artist Julia MichaelsIssues Debuts #73!

Ariana Grande & John Legend are the latest super-do to make a mark on the chart as their new version of Beauty and the Beast from the forthcoming live-action film Debuting #80

Yes, we’ll have another! #3 Emerging Artist Luke CombsHurricane Debuts #93 here and moves #22-13 on Ultimate Country Songs

Emerging Artists

Luke Combs moves #7-3 as his single, Hurricane, Debuts #93 on Ultimate 100 Songs and hits #13 on Ultimate Country Songs

#5 Hey Violet is our February Emerging Artist of the Month! Guys My Age moves #81-72 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Julia Michaels is rising quickly, taking #6 this week and seeing her song, Issues, Debut #73 on Ultimate 100 Songs

The Ryan Riback Remix of #10 Starley’s Call On Me is #13 on Ultimate EDM Songs and could soon make Ultimate 100 Songs

Rappers Phresher and Ralo Debut #23 & #24 respectively

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