Ultimate Roundup: One More Light, Lost

Meek Mill Knows, You Win Some, You Lose Some / The Third Time’s Golden for Romeo Santos / EXO Brings The War to America / Disney’s Descendants Do It Again / Tyler, the Creator Brought You Flowers / Louis Tomlinson Closes Out 1D Solo Debuts

Ultimate 100 Artists

In one of the saddest turns of events imaginable, Linkin Park takes over the #1 spot as fans mourn the loss of and celebrate the life and work of Chester Bennington; rest in peace, brother…

Luis Fonsi steps aside to #2 for this week

JAY-Z takes the #3 slot

Ed Sheeran holds #4

Imagine Dragons continue very real activity, keeping hold of #5; EVOLVE TOUR dates from September into November will be a big deal

Jungle Rules continues to propel French Montana, he’s now Top 10 after going #16-10, his highest-ever position on the chart

The lead-up to the release of Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life generated quite a bit of activity and now the payoff is had: she climbs 58 spots to #12 and should hold strong next week

It feels like Dreams Worth More Than Money wasn’t all that long ago but it has been over two years; now Meek Mill gives us Wins and Losses, his third LP, as he re-enters at #19 for his third Top 100 appearance this year

Liam Payne makes a nice #45-29 move

The King of Bachata, Romeo Santos, releases his third studio album, Golden, to re-enter at #31 on the main chart and go Top 10 on Ultimate Latin Artists

Korean mega-boy band EXO keeps doing better and better in America, finally debuting, and up at #36 no loess, with the release of The War and some action around the track Ko Ko Bop

Disney does it again as Descendants 2 – Original Television Cast debuts at #40 following the July 21st premier

Tyler, the Creator returns to the Top 100 (#53)for the first time since April 23rd, 2015 on the release of his fourth solo studio album, Flower Boy

Potential Senatorial candidate Kid Rock is up for the 2nd week, gaining 14 to land at #54; he’s got some cool live dates/possible campaign rallies lining up nicely

At long last Louis Tomlinson makes his “pure” solo debut, at #58, closing it out for the entire 1D squad (his first release was credited as a collab with Steve Aoki)

Ah, so if you were rocking out to Appetite for Destruction on your Walkman in 1987 (we were)…well, it’s been THIRTY YEARS! The anniversary piles activity on for Guns N’ Roses, who re-enter at #63

Cardi B. has been busy since VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop: New York boosted her recognition and now her single, Bodak Yellow, is blowing up and earns her a debut at #83

Nine Inch Nails releases Add Violence, their 2nd EP in as many years, coming in for a #91 re-entry; the legendary group is slated for Riot Fest and Aftershock in a couple of months

Ultimate 100 Songs

It goes to ELEVEN: Luis Fonsi’s Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber) is #1 for the eleventh consecutive week

Attention from Charlie Puth continues a strong showing by remaining at #2

Who needs a video, anyway? Niall Horan’s Slow Hands zigs into the Top 5 at #3

Shawn Mendes There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back moves up #5-4

Sam Hunt Body Like a Back Road takes #5

Believer from Imagine Dragons is back in the Top 10 after climbing #11-7

As stunned fans turn to the music of Linkin Park, the group registers ten songs in the Top 100:

In the End – #8

Numb – #15

Heavy (ft. Kiiara) – #23

Crawling – #46

What I’ve Done – #59

Somewhere I Belong – #69

Breaking the Habit – #80

Talking to Myself – #86

One More Light – #88

One Step Closer – #100

Liam Payne’s Strip That Down (ft. Quavo) is up #23-12

Louis Tomlinson sees Back to You (ft. Bebe Rexha & Digital Farm Animals) make a Top 20 debut at #19

Bodak Yellow from Cardi B. is a hit, gains 38 to #34 in its 4th week on the chart

21 Savage Bank Account is up again as this week’s top Big Mover, going +50 to #36

My Girl by Dylan Scott goes #67-48 here and enters the Top 5 on Ultimate Country Songs, led by major Country radio airplay

J Balvin Mi Gente (ft. Willy William) moves #66-51 here and to #3 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Chris Stapleton’s Tennessee Whiskey resurges #78-57 as he returns to the stage, on The Today Show no less, following an injury

His neighbors may not like him and Disney has parted ways but Jake Paul’s popularity just grows, as evidenced by this week’s #80-60 rise for Jerika (ft. Erika Costell & Uncle Kade)

The Gotti Made-It mixtape has spawned success for the Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It cut, Rake It Up (ft. Nicki Minaj), which debuts #77

Kesha Woman (ft. The Dap-Kings Horns) debuted at #91 last week and makes it up to #78 this week

China Anne McClain’s What’s My Name (ft. Thomas Doherty & Dylan Playfair) is the standout song in the days following the Descendants 2 premier, debuting at #79

SZA has found success with her latest album, Ctrl, and now the single Love Galore (ft. Travis Scott) rises for a #93 debut

Po-Dunk may or may not be Kid Rock’s campaign anthem, either way it debuts #98

Emerging Artists

Cheat Codes keep #1 here and #7 on Ultimate EDM Artists; No Promises (ft. Demi Lovato) is up to #73 on Ultimate 100 Songs and again remains at #7 on Ultimate EDM Songs

May Emerging Artist of the Month, LANCO, holds #2 here, is #34 on Ultimate Country Artists, and Greatest Love Story sticks the #25 spot on Ultimate Country Songs

Greta Van Fleet also holds, at #3, and last night’s (7/25) Viper Room show in LA looks like it was off the hook…get your tix to catch ‘em while they are still playing clubs!

SahBabii sits at #4; you’ve got some chances to catch him live between now and the end of August

The determinedly enigmatic young R&B singer (who’s fans include Alicia Keys and Bryson Tiller), H.E.R., makes an impressive debut at #5 as her creative output, and publicity, grows and she readies for Bryson Tiller’s Set It Off tour

DED rides a massive surge into the Top 10, #35-6, with the release of their first studio album, Mis·an·thrope

Another artist with their first album now out in the world is young Declan McKenna, whose What Do You Think About the Car? (which includes Rostam Batmanglij as a producer) pushes him into the Top 10, #24-7

R.LUM.R enters the Top 20 after moving #23-18, coming quite a way since first hitting our radar last fall

Things have been building nicely for Quinn XCII (“Quinn 92”) for a while now, and his new track, Fake Denim, and forthcoming debut LP, The Story of Us (9/15) are taking things up a notch as he debuts #24

Soulful Canadian singer Daniel Caesar makes his debut at #37 as the mega-smooth Get You (ft. Kali Uchis) gets some radio spins in the U.S.; he’ll be at the Day N Night Festival in Anaheim, CA on September 8th


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