Ultimate Roundup: JAY-Z Knows What Time It Is

Kesha Comeback!, Issa Debut for 21 Savage, HAIM Has Something to Tell Us, Charlie Puth Keeps It Up, Shawn Mendes Unchained, J Balvin Hitting Stride

Ultimate 100 Artists

Luis Fonsi strengthens his hold on #1

DJ Khaled is #2

Ed Sheeran moves up #5-3

Imagine Dragons take #4

With 4:44 having gone wider after an initial Tidal exclusive, JAY-Z surges for a #5 re-entry, and you KNOW the 4:44 Tour is gonna be BONKERS

Charlie Puth continues his rise, moving #12-7

Shawn Mendes enters the Top 10 at #9, his highest position since grabbing #8 on April 27th …and wouldn’t you know, you’re in luck because he is on his Illuminate World Tour with Charlie Puth right now!

The release of Kesha’s first new single in four years brings her in for a solid #15 re-entry

Woot woot! Emerging Artist graduate Khalid rises again! This time it is a #31-23 climb

Issa Album is the debut studio album from 21 Savage and its release earns the Atlanta rapper a #28 debut

HAIM’s sophomore album, Something to Tell You, brings the trio in at #39; be sure to scope opportunities to catch them live

Following Fonsi’s Footsteps? J Balvin is this week’s top Big Mover, up 35 to #43 while keeping a hold on #3 Ultimate Latin Artists

Liam Payne keeps it coming, rises #73-51

The Jon Pardi party continues: he is up nicely for a 2nd week, going #79-63 here while remaining in the Ultimate Country Artists Top 10

J Balvin isn’t the only Columbian star rising in the U.S…Maluma is +18 to #65 as Felices los 4 builds

Blake Shelton makes a 20-spot gain to #66 with Country radio leading the charge

Ultimate 100 Songs

9 weeks in a row at #1 for the clear leader for “Song of the Summer”, Luis Fonsi’s Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber), and 12 in a row atop Ultimate Latin Songs

After surging into the Top 10 last week, Charlie Puth’s Attention impressively moves #6-2

Charlie’s tour mate, Illumination World Tour headliner Shawn Mendes, has his There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back pounce #13-3

Meanwhile, Body Like a Back Road from Sam Hunt is a juggernaut at #4 and #1 on Ultimate Country Songs for the fifteenth week in a row where it has never come out of the top spot

DJ Khaled brings in #5 and #6 with Wild Thoughts (ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller) and I’m the One (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne), respectively

Prayer, the first single from Kesha in about 4 years, smashes in for a #7 debut

We see Khalid rising on the Artists chart as mentioned above, and this is spearheaded by Location, which moves #25-15 this week

Calvin Harris’ mega-funky, perfect-for-summer jam, Feels (ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean) gains 23 to land at #33

4:44 may be the official single off of JAY-Z’s new album of the same name, but The Story of O.J. debuts #39, ahead of it, riding streaming activity

The track Issa (ft. Drake & Young Thug) debuts #51 even though it isn’t an official single for, or even on, 21 Savage’s new Issa Album

Get Low is the advice from Zedd & Liam Payne, it debuts #60 and will likely get high in coming weeks

This week’s top Big Mover is Hailee Steinfeld’s Most Girls, which rises +32 to #63

J Balvin Mi Gente (ft. Willy William) debuts #66 and goes Top 5 in its second week on Ultimate Latin Songs

Grandmas4Ever: Macklemore Glorious (ft. Skylar Grey) debuts #79 and has just the best video that you gotta watch 10 times if you haven’t already

Wisin adds to the surge in Latin music stars, especially from Puerto Rico and Columbia, with the debut of his Escapate Conmigo (ft. Ozuna) at #92, which also is Top 5 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Jon Pardi’s Heartache on the Dance Floor debuts #93 here and moves #20-16 on Ultimate Country Songs

Emerging Artists

Cheat Codes retake #1 here and holds at #9 Ultimate EDM Artists while No Promises (ft. Demi Lovato) is at #90 on Ultimate 100 Songs and #7 on Ultimate EDM Songs

LANY makes a strong #2 following the release of their debut album and peaking at #1 last week

May Emerging Artist of the Month, LANCO, sticks at #3 as they re-enter Ultimate Country Artists at #37 and Greatest Love Story moves #36-28 on Ultimate Country Songs

Michigan rock ‘n roll quartet, Greta Van Fleet, moves #5-4 as they enjoy steady growth around Highway Tune; headline tour kicks off August 15th at The Basement in Columbus, OH

Sigrid, July’s Emerging Artist of the Month, moves up #21-17 as 2nd single, Plot Twist, rolls out with a new video to back up Don’t Kill My Vibe, which is not many spins away from debuting on the Hot AC radio chart

Tom Walker is up #32-24 as Just You and I is charting at Hot AC radio and he shows some social growth

Singer and songwriter Ryan Hurd is +7 to #27 (and now engaged to Maren Morris, awwwww) as Love in a Bar gets a little attention from Country radio; he’s got live dates with Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion, and Maren on tap…

Showing some consistency is Big Thief, who re-enter at #28 after just a week off the chart; they can be caught at Forecastle Festival this weekend


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