Ultimate Roundup: Miranda Lambert Shows Heart

ACM Awards Lifts All Boats, The Chainsmokers: Memories Opened, Tracks Everywhere, Harry Styles’ Solo Sign, Joey Bada$$ Drives Dollar Sign Usage to 2-Year High, Halsey Channels the Power of Now, YFN Lucci Debuts

Ultimate 100 Artists

Ed Sheeran’s overall spread of activity keeps him at #1

Bruno Mars holds on to #2

Drake remains #3

Kendrick Lamar stays at #4 but will be the top contender on the 4/20 chart with Friday’s (4/14) release of

Miranda Lambert won two ACM Awards and gave an amazing performance on 4/2 ; with a full week of activity in the books she stakes claim to a huge #5 re-entry here and goes +20 to #1 on Ultimate Country Artists, ending Sam Hunt’s 9-week run

More than one person has opened Memories…Do Not Open and now there are The Chainsmokers tracks everywhere, propping the duo up at #6

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood always make for great duets and this year’s ACM Awards was no different, he moves into the Top 10 #19-9 and takes #3 on Ultimate Country Artists

Harry Styles becomes the latest One Directon-er to debut solo material and Debut #12 here; a big Saturday Night Live musical guest spot happens this weekend and he’ll hit the big screen in Dunkirk this summer

Bohemian Rhapsody is the latest classic to get the super-duper Pentatonix treatment, bringing the acapella group back in at #20

#33-21 Florida Georgia Line benefits from current music, ACM Awards wins and a performance with Backstreet Boys, and tons of live dates from now through the end of the summer

Kevin Gates channels Joan Osborne (you read that right, more below) for a nice #54-37 move

Emerging Artists chart graduate Julia Michaels jumps #53-41 as Issues continues to grow

In dollar sign news, Joey Bada$$ has dropped All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, earning a #42 re-entry, his first Top 100 appearance in over two years

Halsey returns with new material and returns to the chart at #48 this week

An ACM Awards nomination and performance were more than enough to guide Lady Antebellum into the #54 slot; the You Look Good tour is your chance to catch them live

ACM Awards Vocal Group of the Year and show performer, Little Big Town, is a +24 Big Mover to #60

Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci’s debut EP, Long Live Nut, delivers him a #64 Debut; he appeared on the Emerging Artists chart last spring

The ACM Awards were also good to Maren Morris, who is back in the Top 100 at #66

The Bulletproof LP from Memphis’ Young Dolph leads to a #79 Debut for the independent rapper

Recorded live on tour, Starlight, raises Bethel Music up to #82

The insanely prolific Tech N9ne releases his latest Collabos album, Dominion, grabbing #85; the Strictly Strange Tour is on now

Cole Swindell’s live ACM Awards pairing with Dierks Bentley boosts him to #89

With two singles and more and more info swirling around Melodrama, Lorde re-enters at #98

Ultimate 100 Songs

Kendrick Lamar’s HUMBLE. Debuted at #3 last week and now jumps Bruno and Ed to take over #1

Bruno MarsThat’s What I Like is not far behind in the #2 spot

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You is #3

Sign of the Times from Harry Styles Debuts big at #4

Body Like a Back Road by Sam Hunt holds down #5 on the main chart and a tenth week in a row at #1 (after Debuting at the top) on Ultimate Country Songs

As mentioned above, Miranda Lambert had a good ACM Awards, including a very notable performance of Tin Man, which Debuts #7 here while bowing at #2 on Ultimate Country Songs

Let’s pull to the side for a moment and take a look at other songs positively affected following the ACM Awards on Sunday, April 2nd:

Keith UrbanThe Fighter (ft. Carrie Underwood) moves #36-8 while Blue Ain’t Your Color is +21 to 36

Lady AntebellumYou Look Good re-enters at #23

Florida Georgia LineGod, Your Mama, and Me (ft. Backstreet Boys) is the week’s top Big Mover after going #86-41 and H.O.L.Y. is up #99-73

Jason AldeanAny Ol’ Barstool surges #97-71

Dierks BentleyBlack re-enters at #77

Cole SwindellFlatliner (ft. Dierks Bentley) Debuts #80

Old DominionNo Such Thing as a Broken Heart Debuts #84

Brothers Osborne It Ain’t My Fault Debuts #85

Luke BryanFast Debuts #89

Jason Derulo Swalla (ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign) has a third solid week in a row, going #51-33

Halsey’s new Now or Never Debuts #34

Radio airplay and recent syncs including HBO and Fox push Lorde’s Green Light from #74 to #51

Travis Scott Goosebumps (ft. Kendrick Lamar) goes #92-60

Pentatonix make Bohemian Rhapsody their own, it Debuts #75

Subeme La Radio (ft. Descemer Bueno & Zion y Lennox) from Enrique Iglesias is really taking off, Debuting #76 here and moving #6-2 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Controversy aside, the recent Pepsi commercial featuring Skip Marley’s Lions gives the song a #78 Debut

Detroit’s Tee Grizzley takes over #1 on this week’s Emerging Artist chart as First Day Out Debuts #92

Kevin GatesWhat If plays off of Joan Osborne’s 1995 hit, What If God Was One of Us, Debuts #97

Emerging Artists

A bit of a shakeup at the top of the chart as Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley jumps into the #1 spot with his single, First Day Out, making a solid move from streaming activity to Debut at #92 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Rag’N’Bone Man becomes a strong #2; Human comes in at #86 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Starley climbs a notch to #3 as Call On Me radio airplay is leading to a streaming uptick

Taylor Girlz re-enter at #9

Atlanta won’t stop: rapper Money Man is the latest from The A to Debut here, coming in at #17

The World’s Best American Band, White Reaper, caught a lot of people’s attention at SxSw last month and things are spreading well beyond their Louisville, KY base as they Debut #19

Through Fire re-enters at #26

An act that we’ve had our eye on for a while, and another to make a big mark at SxSw both this year and in 2016, PWR BTTM, ekes out a #40 Debut


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