Ultimate Roundup: Arcade Fire’s Fifth

Descendants Double Down, Appetite Still Strong for Guns N’ Roses, Unforgettable Debut for Thomas Rhett, David Guetta Pushing All the Right Buttons, Interesting Additives from Nine Inch Nails, Portugal. The Man Feelin’ It

Ultimate 100 Artists

Luis Fonsi returns to #1

Linkin Park moves down only 1, into #2, as activity remains very high following the tragic loss of Chester Bennington

Last week we saw Disney’s Descendants 2 – Original Television Cast come in at #40 on just a weekend’s worth of activity following the 7/21 premier; a full week of activity has been huge, sending them into the Top 5, #40-3

Sales and radio airplay lead Liam Payne’s big #29-4 move this week

Imagine Dragons hang on to #5 for the third consecutive week

Lust for Life helps inch Lana Del Rey into the Top 10, #12-10

Korean act EXO debuted at #36 last week on their latest release, The War, and are a notable Big Mover this week, +25 all the way up to #11

Everything Now is the fifth album from Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire, who re-enter at #20; they play Lollapalooza this weekend, then start the Infinite Content 2017 tour at Madison Square Garden on 9/12

Kesha rises #46-31 as the avalanche of new material continues, leading up to the August 11th release of Rainbow

J Balvin moves #50-40 here and holds #2 on Ultimate Latin Artists; American fans will have some chances to catch him live starting next month

Tyler, the Creator has another good week following the release of Flower Boy, goes #53-42

We’ve been watching Cardi B. blow up in the last few weeks and the surge continues: after debuting at #83 last week she ties for top Big Mover this week, going up 37 spots to #46

The 30th anniversary of Appetite for Destruction has generated a lot of activity, their ongoing tour is no joke, and new album talk is high…all conspiring to lift Guns N’ Roses #63-47

Thomas Rhett’s new song, Unforgettable, helps him become this week’s top Big Mover, up a whopping +52 to #48 here; he also takes over #2 on Ultimate Country Artists

David Guetta helped make a splash at Tomorrowland last weekend and his collab with Justin Bieber continues to heat up (and get an Afrojack remix), sending him #94-58 here and to #3 on Ultimate EDM Artists

The Add Violence EP has veterans Nine Inch Nails up to #63 this week

Kane Brown moves #88-72 here on the main chart and lands at #6 on Ultimate Country Artists; he’s out on Jason Aldean’s They Don’t Know Tour now

A great new album, lots of summer live dates, and a key Apple iPad Pro commercial placement, are three contributing factors to Portugal. The Man’s first Top 100 appearance in almost exactly six years, at #85

Baton Rouge rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again climbs to a #94 debut ahead of tomorrow’s (8/4) release of the AI YoungBoy mixtape

Atlanta’s Manchester Orchestra makes their first Top 100 appearance since April 10th, 2014, at #95, following the release of A Black Mile to the Surface

The Maria Brink-helmed metal band, In This Moment, just dropped their sixth album, Ritual, for their first Top 100 showing, at #97, since November 2014

Ultimate 100 Songs

Make it an even dozen week’s at #1 for Luis Fonsi’s Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber)

Liam Payne’s Strip That Down (ft. Quavo) has another strong week and crashes into the Top 5 with a #12-2 move

Liam’s buddy Niall Horan has Slow Hands hold at #3

Charlie Puth’s Attention comes in at #4

DJ Khaled Wild Thoughts (ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller) takes #5 while I’m the One (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne) re-enters the Top 10 at #9

Feels (ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean) from Calvin Harris is back up, #26-14

Childish Gambino Redbone is re-hot at radio and enters the Top 20 with a #24-17 jump

Cardi B.’s breakout hit, Bodak Yellow, quickly goes Top 20, moving #34-19 in its fifth week on the chart

Bank Account by 21 Savage has a third big week, going +16 to hit #20

David Guetta 2U (ft. Justin Bieber) is up #44-25

With a full week of activity following the premier, Disney’s Descendants 2 lands five songs in the Top 100:

It’s Goin’ Down – debuts #26

Chillin’ Like a Villain – debuts #48

China Anne McClain What’s My Name (ft. Thomas Doherty & Dylan Playfair) – #79-57

Ways to Be Wicked – debuts #66

You and Me – debuts #71

J Balvin Mi Gente (ft. Willy William) continues to grow, going #51-29 here while hanging on to #3 on Ultimate Latin Songs

The Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It cut, Rake It Up (ft. Nicki Minaj), is quickly up to #31

As mentioned above, Portugal. The Man is riding high as Feel It Still is this week’s top Big Mover, going +31 to #40

What Ifs (ft. Lauren Alaina) goes #55-41 for Kane Brown while moving #5-3 on Ultimate Country Songs

Future drops You da Baddest (ft. Nicki Minaj) for a #42 debut

Unforgettable by Thomas Rhett debuts #44 here on the main chart and straight into the Top 5 at #4 on Ultimate Country Songs

A new official video spurs Kendrick Lamar’s LOYALTY. (ft. Rihanna) to a #65 re-entry

The latest single in Kesha’s comeback barrage, Learn to Let Go, debuts at #68 while Praying is up to #23

Emerging Artists chart graduate Luke Combs now has two (weather-related) songs in the Top 100 with the #93 debut of When It Rains It Pours joining #64 Hurricane

Good to see SZA’s Love Galore (ft. Travis Scott) make a hearty #93-76 climb this week

2 Chainz has It’s a Vibe (ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz & Jhené Aiko) slip in for a #99 debut

Emerging Artists

Cheat Codes keep #1 here and #7 on Ultimate EDM Artists again this week; No Promises (ft. Demi Lovato) is up #73-70 on Ultimate 100 Songs and inches #7-6 on Ultimate EDM Songs

Greta Van Fleet and LANCO swap places, landing at #2 and #3, respectively

SahBabii holds at #4; here are five chances to catch him live at club dates this month

After debuting at #5 last week, E.R. holds that spot again this week

The release of Ded’s debut album, Mis·an·thrope, sent them up #35-6 last week and they hold strong at #6 again this week

LANY moves back up #19-13; The LANY Tour: Part 2 kicks off 9/25 at House of Blues New Orleans

Mobile, AL born and currently Sacramento-based rapper OMB Peezy has been making a stir online for a while now, that activity has built to give him at debut at #19 here this week

Country singer and songwriter Ryan Hurd makes a nice #39-28 climb this week; he’s currently finishing out dates on Florida Georgia Line’s Smooth Tour then has some other good stuff lined up to close out the summer

Jordan Davis continues to hang around, getting up to #31; he’ll be taking a big stage on 10/6 when he opens for Jason Aldean at the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, CA


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