Ultimate Roundup: Gaga Bowl

Chained to Katy Perry, Brett Young’s Golden State Country, Lupe Fiasco’s Light, Cash Kodak Black Outside, Andrew McMahon Earns Debut, Bangtan Boys: Bulletproof Boy Scouts

Ultimate 100 Artists

No surprise: a full week of post-Superbowl activity for Lady Gaga finishes her surge, #19-1

Ed Sheeran remains #2, his Saturday Night Live musical guest spot and Grammys performance will bolster his activity next week

Week 2 of I Decided. activity brings Big Sean into the Top 5 at #3

50 Shades Darker is out, Zayn & Taylor Swift are #4

Migos remain Top 5 at #5

twenty one pilots return to the Top 10 at #9 and will surely get a kick in the…pants…from their Grammy win

Adele cleaned up at the Grammys, moves #25-15, and is destined for a strong showing next week

Katy Perry’s new single, Chained to the Rhythm (ft. Skip Marley) lands well, makes her the top Big Mover this week, +37 to #16

Reba McEntire has another good week with Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope, goes #43-29

California Country singer Brett Young Debuts #31 with the release of his self-titled 1st album

Blake Shelton is up #85-58 on big-time radio airplay and The Voice love

Brian & Jenn Johnson are on a roll, Bethel Music hits #69

Nicky Jam slides #77-60 here while holding #2 on Ultimate Latin Aritsts

G-Eazy resurges, moves #97-72

Lupe Fiasco returns with his sixth album, DROGAS Light, even reviewing it himself, to come in for #76

We have another Emerging Artist chart graduate: after a 4-week run at #1, Florida rapper Kodak Black Debuts at #77 here as Everything 1k makes a big splash (more on that below…hint: “Cash Me Outside”)

Romeo Santos re-enters at #81 with Héroe Favorito, which Debuts #8 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Andrew McMahon has been building something good for quite a while now, flirting with the Top 100 a few times since 2013, the release of Zombies on Broadway finally gives him and The Wilderness a #85 Debut; tour kicks off in March

South Korean boy band Bangtan Boys (aka BTS), whose Korean & Japanese name translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”, make another impressive mark on America with this week’s activity giving them a #90 re-entry

2016 Emerging Artist chart graduate D.R.A.M. hangs in there at #94 and you’ve gotta watch his new video for Cute, released on Valentine’s Day

Desiigner re-enters at #97 as his new one, Outlet, streets and he gears up for a tour

Ultimate 100 Songs

As we see above, a full week of post-Superbowl Halftime show activity for Lady Gaga has rocketed her back to the top…well that is on the back of 9 (NINE!!!) of her tracks taking over the Top 100

Million Reasons goes #48-1 just like that

Born This Way is #8

Poker Face is #17

Bad Romance is #18

Just Dance is #36

Perfect Illusion is #65

Telephone (ft. Beyoncé) is #66

The Edge of Glory is #69

You and I is #94

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You holds #2 here as well

I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) from super-duo Zayn & Taylor Swift slips to #3

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

Sam Hunt’s Body Like a Back Road, remains Top 5 at #5 while locking up #1 Ultimate Country Songs for week #2

Imagine Dragons Believer goes Top 10 in its 2nd week, hitting #7, with that Nintendo Switch Superbowl LI commercial doing the trick

Say You Won’t Let Go from James Arthur continues rising, now at #11, juuuuust missing the Top 10 but we’re thinking that some Valentine’s plays might be the magic potion for next week’s chart…

Katy Perry’s new single, Chained to the Rhythm (ft. Skip Marley) Debuts #12

Bruno Mars That’s What I Like is a Big Mover again this week, +23 to #28

Yet another 50 Shades Darker soundtrack song hits the chart, Bom Bidi Bom from Nick Jonas & Nicki Minaj Debuts #42

Julia Michaels is surging as Issues is a Big Mover +28 to #45, see below for her significant Emerging Artist chart status…

February Emerging Artist of the Month, Hey Violet, has Guys My Age go #72-51, primarily driven by radio airplay

ANOTHER Emerging Artist has a Top 100 jam, with ANOTHER connection to the “Cash Me Outside” girl, as Cash Me Outside (#CashMeOutside) Debuts #58 (can we say “Cash Me Outside” enough? Yeah, probably…)

Bebe Rexha I Got You moves #82-60

Sia Helium Debuts #67

Adele Hello re-enters at #78 and is sure to climb next week after a big Grammys showing

Ann Arbor, Michigan duo Ayo & Teo bring their moves to the forefront with the #80 Debut of Rolex

OK so here’s the big payoff: new Emerging Artist chart graduate Kodak Black can thank the #85 Debut of Everything 1k (with a video featuring Danielle Bregoli, the infamous “Cash Me Ousside” girl…) for the final push over the top

Are you tired of Emerging Artist tracks blowing up!?!? WE’RE NOT!!! Khalid Location Debuts at crazy #88!

Bay Area rapper Sage the Gemini has his latest, Now and Later, slip in for a #98 Debut

Emerging Artists

After a 4-week run at #1, Florida rapper Kodak Black graduates by Debuting at #77 on Ultimate 100 Artists as his song, Everything 1k (with a video featuring Danielle Bregoli, the infamous “Cash Me Ousside” girl…), Debuts #85 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Julia Michaels is surging as Issues is a Big Mover +28 to #45 on Ultimate 100 Songs, driving her into the #1 Emerging Artists spot this week…she could easily be our next graduate at this pace…

Speak of the devil… DJ Suede the Remix God returns all the way up at #2 as his Cash Me Outside (#CashMeOutside) Debuts #58 on Ultimate 100 Songs on heavy YouTube streaming

February Emerging Artist of the Month, Hey Violet, is up to #4 while Guys My Age moves #72-51 on Ultimate 100 Songs, primarily driven by radio airplay

Rag’N’Bone Man Debuts #6

#7 Khalid’s Location Debuts #88 on Ultimate 100 Songs after hovering just outside

Dutch DJ San Holo Debuts #20


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