Gratitude Carries DJ Khaled to the Top

Imagine Dragons Evolve Into Top 5, Melodrama Proves Positive for Lorde, 2 Chainz Knows What Pretty Girls Like, Machine Learning with Nickelback, Jason Isbell Carries the Sound, Prodigy Will Forever Mobb Deep

Ultimate 100 Artists

The release of Grateful and a slew of active tracks cumulatively push DJ Khaled into the #1 spot, ending Luis Fonsi’s run at 6 weeks

Luis Fonsi is statistically right behind DJ Khaled in the #2 spot, showing just how massive Despacito is; he does hold #1 on Ultimate Latin Artists for the twentieth consecutive week (!)

Imagine Dragons’ third album, Evolve, is out and they do well to grab the #3 slot

Kendrick Lamar holds at #4

Ed Sheeran comes in at #5

The sophomore album from Lorde, Melodrama, helps her up #9-7; she plays Lollapalooza and Outside Lands this summer, then The Melodrama World Tour comes to America in March

Selena Gomez is back in the Top 10 at #10

Proving definitively that Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, 2 Chainz climbs #28-11

Shawn Mendes is +12 to #13, his highest position since April 27th, on solid radio airplay and social growth

Machine Learning: Nickelback come in at #20 (+13) on the release of Feed the Machine; they’ve got a ton of live dates rolling out now

The iconic 2Pac comes in at #25 with activity spiking around the new biopic, All Eyez on Me

A deluxe expanded edition of Purple Rain sells strong, brining Prince in at #28 over a year after his death

Emerging Artist graduate Kodak Black gets out of jail, jumps #44-30

The Nashville Sound carries Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit #47-33; if you can, definitely catch them in one of the cool venues they are coming through with The Mountain Goats

Calvin Harris veers from EDM to funk, with a ton of amazing guests, on Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, which streets this Friday (6/30) so expect this week’s #58-40 to be followed by an even bigger move next week

Jake Paul’s new YouTube channel subscribers soar along with his Instagram followers, shooting him up the chart #76-49

Young Thug’s Beautiful Thugger Girls, his debut studio album that follows 4 successful commercial mixtapes, makes him this week’s Top Big Mover, +33 to #50

The recent passing of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy brings the legendary Queensbridge rap duo into the Top 100 at #55 as fans pay tribute, heads nodding

A quarter century after releasing their debut album, Music, 311 bring their 12th LP, Mosaic, into the world and grab #74, their highest chart position since hitting #36 after the release of Stereolithic in March 2014

Burgeoning South Korean girl group, BLACKPINK, debut #75 as they break K-Pop YouTube streaming records

Big Boi invites us into his Boomiverse, grabbing #81 in the process

Right Moves: Bob Seger hits streaming services for the first time ever, all boats rise, he makes his first chart appearance, at #95, since November 2014

Ultimate 100 Songs

Make it 7 weeks in a row at #1 for Luis Fonsi’s Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber), and 10 in a row atop Ultimate Latin Songs

DJ Khaled’s Wild Thoughts (ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller) moves #8-2, jumping ahead of the smash, I’m the One (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne), which takes #3

Imagine Dragons Believer enters the Top 5 at #4 while Thunder is the week’s top Big Mover, going #93-56 (+37), and Walking the Wire debuts at #68

Bad Liar from Selena Gomez hits #5 with a +4 rise

Now or Never from Halsey climbs #34-18

Liam Payne’s Strip That Down (ft. Quavo) is up #42-31

Emerging Artist graduate Khalid’s Location goes #50-38 with good streaming and radio numbers

Russell Dickerson performed Yours on The Bachelorette, giving the song a #55 debut here and a big #5 debut on Ultimate Country Songs

Emerging Artist graduate Kodak Black, in a very on the nose move, drops his own First Day Out, which debuts #64, after being released from incarceration

Calvin Harris is truly feeling the funk with Feels (ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean) making a #66 debut

Drake premiered his new single, Signs, which debuts at #67, at the recent Louis Vuitton runway show in Paris before releasing it online over the weekend

Kane Brown’s What Ifs (ft. Lauren Alaina) is +18 to #72 and enters the Ultimate Country Songs Top 10

My Girl from Dylan Scott is up 13 to #75 here while taking #12 on Ultimate Country Songs

South Korean girl group BLACKPINK broke K-Pop streaming records on YouTube in the first hours and days after As If It’s Your Last went up, helping earn a #81 debut

In a strong showing for Alternative Rock, Portugal. The Man’s Feel It Still debuts #92 while holding the top spot on the Alternative and Triple A radio charts

Emerging Artists

Last week (6/22), after spending 10 consecutive weeks at #1, Tee Grizzley became our 9th Emerging Artist Ultimate Chart graduate of 2017 when he debuted at #77 on Ultimate 100 Artists with a little help from LeBron James

That makes Cheat Codes our new #1 as No Promises (ft. Demi Lovato) is up to #69 Ultimate 100 Songs and #7 Ultimate EDM Songs; the trio is up to #7 on Ultimate EDM Artists

May Emerging Artist of the Month, LANCO, is up to #2 this week

After a huge #37-10 jump last week, Greta Van Fleet approaches the Top 5 with a #10-4 move; there are some opportunities to catch them live later this summer

Rapper Money Man makes his second appearance on the chart, and first since April, as his cut, How I Feel, is charting at Urban radio

June Emerging Artist of the Month, MISSIO, is back in the Top 10 at #9

IAmChino re-enters at #10, his first appearance since December

LANY climbs #24-15 as the 6/30 release of their self-titled debut album approaches; they play Forecastle Festival next month and kick off The LANY Tour: Part 2 in September

After debuting #20 last week, Shattered Sun moves up to #16; you can catch them on the Vans Warped Tour now

Barns Courtney remains consistent with a #25-20 rise

Tash Sultana surges +19 to #21 this week on social growth and a streaming uptick

Moving #36-28 is Bibi Bourelly, whose debut album is in the works…

No stranger to UK audiences, grime and hip-hop artist, Stormzy, is up to #33 in his 2nd week on the chart after winning the BET Awards’ “Best International Act – Europe” on Sunday

Country singer Brooke Eden re-enters at #38 after just a week away

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