Ultimate Roundup: Logic Shows Heart

Kendrick Lamar Opens Strong, Wins Big / P!NK Inspires / What Stars Do: Maroon 5 Right Back in the Mix / LCD Soundsystem’s American Dream / The Script Delivers 5th Act / Why Don’t We Debuts

Ultimate 100 Artists

Taylor Swift takes #1 over from Luis Fonsi and will be hard to knock out any time soon the way she is rolling out Reputation

Lil Uzi Vert climbs further, #3-2, on the release of Love Is Rage 2; he’ll be appearing at some festivals and radio shows over the next couple of months

Logic shoots up #46-3 as his activity spikes following his important MTV Video Music Awards performance that has had a real, tangible impact on many lives

Luis Fonsi remains in the Top 5 at #4 as his Song of the Summer isn’t quite done yet…and he’s got U.S. Love + Dance World Tour dates kicking off this weekend in Las Vegas

Through all of the other activity in recent weeks, Imagine Dragons just keeps on keeping on at the top of the chart, taking #5 this week

Kendrick Lamar opened the VMAs strong, and won big; he rises #10-6; you can catch him headlining the upcoming Day N Night Festival and the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

Continuing to make waves around the release of his album, 17, including a crazy scene around a cancelled show last weekend, Xxxtentacion reaches his highest chart position yet, entering the Top 10 with a #37-7 climb

Cardi B. is up again, #16-11 and has a good shot at her first Top 10 appearance next week

Winner of this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs, P!NK gave a great performance and an inspirational speech, and subsequently jumps #54-13 as fans reacted

Maroon 5’s new cut with SZA puts the band right back in the mix with a #91-18 move

American Dream is LCD Soundsystem’s fourth studio album, the release of which brings them back to the Top 100 at #21

After debuting at #85 last week following the release of A Deeper Understanding, The War On Drugs moves up #85-60

Irish band The Script comes in at #66 with the release of their fifth album, Freedom Child; they have some great U.S. theater dates (with Emerging Artist Tom Walker supporting) starting at the end of the month

The end of the penultimate season of Game of Thrones sees composer Ramin Djawadi hit #67 as fans keep the soundtrack going

Pop quintet Why Don’t We starts to hit their stride just shy of one year after forming, debuting at #97

Ultimate 100 Songs

Summer is unofficially over and thus the Song of the Summer has been usurped as Taylor Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do moves into #1 after debuting #2 last week

As mentioned above, Logic made a huge impact with his MTV VMAs performance of 1-800-273-8255 (ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid), and the song soars #33-2 as fans react

The undisputed Song of the Summer hasn’t gone far: Luis Fonsi’s Despacito (Remix ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber) comes in at #3

Sorry Not Sorry re-entered the Top 10 last week, and Demi Lovato’s jam takes it into the Top 5, #9-4, this week

Cardi B. Bodak Yellow holds at #5

P!NK’s What About Us siphons a big post-VMAs boost, rising #30-7

The new one from Maroon 5, What Lovers Do (ft. SZA), debuts at #8

Yep, VMA boost for Kendrick Lamar’s HUMBLE. as well, it is up #23-10 while DNA. Climbs #85-54

Imagine Dragons has Believer at #13 and Thunder climbing #34-15

Taylor Swift quickly doubled down with the surprise drop of her 2nd new song in as many weeks, …Ready for It? Debuts #33

Jocelyn Flores, from Xxxtentacion’s new album, debuts #68

Following the release of their latest album, and VMAs performance, Fifth Harmony sees Down (ft. Gucci Mane) re-enter at #76 and He Like That debut #76

Might need some hand wipes: Lil Uzi Vert’s Sauce It Up debuts #81 (and XO TOUR Llif3 moves #29-24)

Every Little Thing by Carly Pearce debuts # 91 here while rising to #15 on Ultimate Country Songs

A long, steady run pays off for The Revivalists as Wish I Knew You debuts #93

Emerging Artists

August Emerging Artist of the Month, Cheat Codes, hold #1 for the ninth week in a row, are up to #3 on Ultimate EDM Artists, and are now just eight spots away from graduating to Ultimate 100 Artists; No Promises (ft. Demi Lovato) is #36 on Ultimate 100 Songs and very impressively takes #1 on Ultimate EDM Songs!

Daniel Caesar’s debut album release blasted him up #29-3 last week and he inches into the #2 spot this week

South Florida rapper, Xxxtentacion collaborator (Very Rare collective), and Republic Records signee Ski Mask the Slump God makes his debut at #6

Jordan Davis is up #13-11, let’s see if he can crack the Top 10 next week! He’ll be rolling out with Kip Moore’s Plead the Fifth Tour in October

The ABC reality music competition show, Boy Band, has produced the quintet In Real Life, who debut #12 this week

Jessie Reyez moves #20-16; she’s slated for WiLD 94.1’s Last Damn Show in Tampa on 11/3 with some big names as well as fellow Emerging Artist 24hrs (#32)

We have another slightly mysterious artist hitting the chart as NexXthursday debuts #19 behind his re-worked single, Sway (ft. Quavo & Lil Yachty)

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