Ultimate Roundup: Gorillaz Are Humanz, Too

DJ Khaled is The One, Mary J. Blige Flexes, Wale Polished to a High Shine, No PRBLMS for 6LACK, Willie Nelson Going Strong, Maluma Debuts

Ultimate 100 Artists

Kendrick Lamar is #1 for the 3rd week in a row

Bruno Mars is steady at #2

Luis Fonsi continues to heat up around his collabs with Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, moves #6-3 here and holds #1 on Ultimate Latin Artists

Ed Sheeran takes #4

Drake locks down #5

Making a big #60-7 move is Gorillaz, who are currently in Phase Four: We Are Still Humanz, which brings the first studio album in 7 years, Humanz, featuring some pretty amazing guests

DJ Khaled drops yet another massive, superstar-studded track, re-enters the Top 100 at #8

Another new single brings Imagine Dragons up #43-14

25 years after the release of her debut album, What’s the 411?, Mary J. Blige releases her 13th LP, Strength of a Woman, to come in at #21

James Arthur climbs back up, #42-28

A new single for Fall Out Boy lifts them +53 to #38, tying Gorillaz for top Big Mover status this week

Linkin Park holds at #40, announces high-demand One More Light World Tour dates

Pentatonix rise #65-43; some big live dates are on the plate for August

After releasing Digital Druglord and Debuting last week, Blackbear moves #64-51

New music brings Charlie Puth in at #57

D.C. rapper Wale’s Shine album earns him #62, his first Top 100 appearance since September; east coast tour dates on now

Atlanta’s 6LACK first tripped our early warning systems about a year ago when PRBLMS made an initial impact, he has steadily grown since and now crashes in for a #78 Debut, helped along by a performance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on 4/20

How’s this for a weekend? Still going strong, #81 Willie Nelson celebrated his 84th birthday on April 29th, performing live at Stagecoach, a day after releasing his SIXTY-FIRST solo studio album, God’s Problem Child

After coming very close many times over the years, 23-year-old Columbia singer Maluma Debuts at #89

Ultimate 100 Songs

This is huge: among heavyweight competition, Luis Fonsi Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber) takes over the #1 spot in its 2nd week on the chart; the main version of the track is at #17

Bruno MarsThat’s What I Like moves into the #2 slot

DJ Khaled assembles a special-forces-like squad for I’m the One (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne) which Debuts #3

HUMBLE. from Kendrick Lamar is #4

Sam Hunt’s Body Like a Back Road returns to the Top 5, going #8-5; the song Debuted at #1 on Ultimate Country Songs on February 9th and hasn’t left the top spot once…that is thirteen consecutive weeks!

Emerging Artists Chart graduate Julia Michaels’s Issues re-enters the Top 10, #13-9

Brett Young In Case You Didn’t Know goes Top 20 at #19 and holds #2 on Ultimate Country Songs

With Fate of the Furious hitting theaters on 4/14, Good Life from G-Eazy & Kehlani, which scores a key scene (spoiler alert), surges #73-36 to be the top Big Mover this week

A Furious soundtrack alumnus, Charlie Puth, releases Attention for a #38 Debut

Imagine Dragons keep the new tunes rolling in with Thunder taking a #44 Debut, and Believer jumps #36-18

Slide (ft. Frank Ocean & Migos) glides up #64-48 for Calvin Harris

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Drowning (Water) (ft. Kodak Black) moves #63-50

Machine Gun Kelly At My Best (ft. Hailee Steinfeld) is +22 to #57

Now Or Never by Halsey also goes +22, to #63

Young and Menace is the newness from Fall Out Boy, dropping in for a #69

The aforementioned 6LACK sees his long-building cut, PRBLMS, Debut at #73 in the same week that he bows as an artist

The Voice is heating up: Brennley Brown has Long Long Time (The Voice Performance) Debut #76

Katy Perry opens the pop-jam-buffet with Bon Appétit (ft. Migos) squeezing in for a #96 Debut, it will surely rise big from there

Dylan Scott’s My Girl makes the #100 Debut while entering the Top 10 on Ultimate Country Songs


Emerging Artists

The top 4 entries hold this week with Tee Grizzley #1, Rag’N’Bone Man #2, Starley #3, and Bishop Briggs #4

Car Seat Headrest re-enters at #22

Tash Sultana continues a steady rise, going #27-23

J.I.D is +7 to #27

Tempe, AZ rockers Ded Debut #34 as Anti-Everything gets some Active Rock radio plays and they tour with Korn

Jay Som, the dream-pop project of Oakland’s Melina Duterte, slides in for a Debut in the #40 slot


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