Ultimate Roundup: Bangtan Boys Hit New U.S. High

Macklemore Throws Up His Sign / The Killers Album So Nice, They Named It Twice / Kevin Gates Really Means By Any Means / Lecrae Sees the Interconnectedness / Fergie Doubles Down / Jhené Aiko Trips Out

Ultimate 100 Artists

Taylor Swift holds #1 for the fourth week in a row; Taylor Swift Tix registration for her upcoming tour is open through 11/28

Former Emerging Artist Post Malone is on a tear with his new single, stomps his way into the #2 spot after surging #35-6 last week

As has become usual, Imagine Dragons hold steady amongst all the other movement, taking #3

South Korean boy band Bangtan Boys (aka BTS) make their first Top 100 appearance since February, and their highest yet, at #4 on the release of their new album, Love Yourself: Her

After cracking the Top 10 for the first time last week, Cardi B. now makes her first Top 5 appearance after moving #8-5

Concrete and Gold lifts Foo Fighters #14-7; they will be road doggin’ it through arenas Oct-Nov

Gemini is Macklemore’s new set, his first without Ryan Lewis in a while, which brings him in at #9

The Killers re-enter at #11 on the release of their 5th studio album, and first in five years, Wonderful Wonderful; they have a great mix of live gigs on the calendar, starting with Austin City Limits Music Festival

Incarceration doesn’t stop Kevin Gates from releasing new music, his By Any Means 2 mixtape gets out with the help of his wife, making him this week’s top Big Mover, +40 to #20

The new video for One More Light, which is a tribute to the late Chester Bennington, lifts Linkin Park #45-22

Radio airplay leads the way for James Arthur’s #60 re-entry

Lecrae returns to the Top 100 for the first time since January 2016 with the release of All Things Work Together his tour of the same name kicks off in Atlanta on 10/5

Fergie’s second solo album, aptly titled Double Dutchess, brings her in for a #70 re-entry

Jhené Aiko also releases her second album, Trip, to grab #93; she’s lined up on an awesome bill supporting Lana Del Rey with Kali Uchis in January

Ultimate 100 Songs

Dang! After debuting huge at #4 last week, former Emerging Artist Post Malone’s rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) goes even bigger by taking over the #1 spot!!!

Taylor Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do holds #2 again this week and …Ready for It? is at #11

After staking claim to #5 for four consecutive weeks, Cardi B. Bodak Yellow moves up to #3

Imagine Dragons Thunder goes #9-4 while Believer moves #10-7

Logic’s 1-800-273-8255 (ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid) is #5

Sam Smith’s Too Good at Goodbyes remains Top 10 at #8

Rake It Up (ft. Nicki Minaj) from Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It enters the Top 10 at #10

Bangtan BoysDNA debuts #22

Macklemore keeps the new singles, and great videos, rolling with Good Old Days (ft. Kesha) debuting #23

Say You Won’t Let Go from James Arthur wont’ let go of the Top 100, it resurges #59-24

A new lyric video for Ed Sheeran’s Perfect has fans’ adorbs meters in the red, sending the track up 35 spots to #49

Nick Jonas Find You climbs #85-59 after last week’s debut

Gucci Mane has Curve (ft. The Weeknd) slipped in for a #97 debut last week and easily jumps to #62 this week

Last week it was Look at Me!, this week Jocelyn Flores from XXXTentacion surges #100-65 on streaming activity

Watchoutnow: Danielle Bregoli (the “catch me outside” girl) is dropping tracks as Bhad Bhabie, with the first, These Heaux, debuting #82

Brett Young’s Like I Loved You has been doing well on Ultimate Country Songs, where it is #13 this week, and it now debuts on the main chart at #86

The new jam from Tank, When We, slides in for a #97 debut around the release of his new album, Savage

Rapper NF is back with new music, Let You Down debuts in the #98 spot

Emerging Artists

LANCO (May’s Emerging Artist of the Month) holds on to #1 again this week and is #11 on Ultimate Country Artists as Greatest Love Story moves up yet again, #55-42, on Ultimate 100 Songs and goes #8-6 on Ultimate Country Songs

15-year-old (yeah, that’s not a type-o…fifteen!) Billie Eilish debuts strong at #5 as things are picking up around her Interscope-backed dont smile at me EP and new video for watch

Rapsody’s new album, chock full of amazing collaborators, Laila’s Wisdom, is getting a lot of well-deserved attention, bringing her a solid #6 debut

California native Devin Dawson debuts #7 here and is at #38 on Ultimate Country Artists after debuting last week ; his single, All on Me, which has a John Mayer vibe, debuted on Ultimate Country Songs last week and is at #37 there this week

Hard rock/metal outfit Sons of Texas debut #8 following the release of their sophomore album, Forged by Fortitude

Toronto rapper Baka Not Nice, who signed with Drake’s OVO Sound in June, debuts #16

Magic Giant surges #40-24 ahead of their outing with Atlas Genius in October

Margo Price has appeared on Emerging 14 times now, with this week being the first in over a year; she’s got some huge dates opening for Chris Stapleton next month

English DJ Sigala returns to the chart, at #38, for the first time since December, 2015


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