Ultimate Roundup: Too Good – Sam Smith Returns

Thomas Rhett is Tops for Country / Foo Fighters Score in Ninth / Jack Johnson Lights It Up / The National Let Sleeping Beasts Lie / Can’t Hide from Prophets of Rage / Odesza Debutsz

Ultimate 100 Artists

Taylor Swift holds #1 for the third week in a row

After re-entering at #5 last week, the resurgent Sam Smith takes #2 but has a ways to go to overtake T-Swift

Thomas Rhett’s Life Changes album is proving to be the top Country release of the year as he rises #4-3 this week

Recent Top 5 fixture Imagine Dragons pinged #2 last week and now take #4

Logic remains Top 5 at #5; one date left on Everybody’s Tour then a set at Thrival Innovation + Music Festival

Post Malone’s new one with 21 Savage lights him up #35-6

Cardi B. cracks the Top 10 for the first time with a #13-8 move

The third solo single from Niall Horan boosts him #37-9; he’ll be melting hearts at iHeartRadio Music Fest in Vegas before firing up Flicker Sessions 2017 at the end of October

Concrete and Gold is the ninth album from Foo Fighters, who re-enter at #14 with fortitude

Portugal. The Man’s Feel It Still has killed it all summer, especially for an alternative rock track these days, and it continues to slay regardless of genre, sending them #34-15

Jack Johnson has released his lucky seventh studio album, All the Light Above It Too, and jumps #62-37

Sleep Well Beast brought The National in at #39 last week and lifts them to #21 this week; shows in some terrific venues with wonderful supporting acts start in early October

They’ll see your supergroup and raise you one: Prophets of Rage debut #49 with the release of their self-titled first album

A fresh single sends Shakira back up #72-58 here and #9-4 on Ultimate Latin Artists

Fall Out Boy’s third single from the forthcoming M A N I A album, due out early next year, brings them in at #62

Seattle electronic duo Odesza’s A Moment Apart LP brings them their Top 100 debut at #66; they also hold #3 on Ultimate EDM Artists

Southern Blood, the final album from Gregg Allman, sees a posthumous release that brings the legend in at #75

San Antonio, TX hard rock outfit Nothing More debuts #81 following the release of their latest album, The Stories We Tell Oursevles

Superfruit’s Future Friends – Part One gave them their Top 100 debut on June 30th, now Part Two sends them up to #84

Miami rapper Lil Pump debuts #87 as his cut Gucci Gang takes off

Ultimate 100 Songs

In its second week on the chart, Sam Smith’s Too Good at Goodbyes takes over #1

Taylor Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do holds #2 and …Ready for It? sits at #7

Logic’s 1-800-273-8255 (ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid) holds at #3

rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) from Post Malone makes a big debut at #4

Cardi B. Bodak Yellow holds at #5 for the fourth week in a row

Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man brings the alternative rock even further into the mainstream mix with a #10-6 climb

Niall Horan’s third solo single, Too Much to Ask, debuts #12, right next to Slow Hands at #13

J Balvin’s bangin’ Mi Gente (ft. Willy William) moves #25-19 while holding #3 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Unforgettable from Thomas Rhett goes +21 to #30 here and #6-3 on Ultimate Country Songs; he also has Marry Me debut #68 and Craving You (ft. Maren Morris) move #90-73

Blake Shelton’s I’ll Name the Dogs debuted #54 last week and moves up to #40 this week while taking #6 on Ultimate Country Songs

A new, attention-getting video for XXXTentacion’s Look at Me! brings the track back in at #45

Camila Cabello’s Havana (ft. Young Thug) is this week’s top Big Mover, up 32 spots to #53

Halsey Bad at Love climbs #80-61

Newness from Nick Jonas, Find You, debuts #85

Here’s a collab for your earballz: G-Eazy’s No Limit (ft. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B.) debuts #89

Fall Out Boy The Last of the Real Ones debuts #93 and got a TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday night (9/18)

Gucci Gang from the abovementioned Lil Pump debuts #95

…and in more Gucci-themed activity, THE Gucci Mane has Curve (ft. The Weeknd) (niiiice) debut #97

Emerging Artists

LANCO (May’s Emerging Artist of the Month) moves back into the #1 spot here and #13 on Ultimate Country Artists as Greatest Love Story climbs to #55 on Ultimate 100 Songs and sits at #8 on Ultimate Country Songs

Next up out of Atlanta is Lil Baby, who debuted #7 last week and holds that slot again this week

London On Da Track has been huge on the songwriting and production side lately, and now he steps back out front as a lead artist with No Flag (ft. Nicki Minaj, Offset & 21 Savage), taking #13 after his debut last week

The release of Quinn XCII’s debut album, The Story of Us, propels him #24-8 this week

LANY is back up, #17-11, just ahead of The LANY Tour: Part 2 kicking off in NOLA on 9/25

24hrs moves #29-24; he’s got some east coast dates with former Emerging Artist MadeinTYO and K Swisha next month…

Current Emerging Artist of the Month, Tash Sultana, is at #26; her insane live show returns to North America next week, with a big stop at Austin City Limits thrown in

Ryan Hurd re-enters at #37 after a couple of weeks away; he’s got a few cool live dates sprinkled through the end of the year

July’s Emerging Artist of the Month, Sigrid, re-enters at #38; she can be caught at Austin City Limits in a few weeks


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