Ultimate Roundup: Learning to Fly

Maren Morris‘ Open Letter / Lin-Manuel Miranda Rallies for Puerto Rico / Deluxe Kane Brown Treatment / NF Doesn’t Miss a Thing / Marilyn Manson Flips It / Debut LP from Lil Pump

Ultimate 100 Artists

Yet another untimely death shakes up the charts as loving posthumous activity surges, putting Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers into the #1 spot this week, Tom Petty as a solo artist at #3, and the supergroup The Traveling Wilburys is at #86

Imagine Dragons come in at #2; the EVOLVE Tour with Grouplove and K. Flay ain’t even close to being done!

Post Malone remains hot at #4; he’s got a few headline dates and 2 big festivals on the calendar

Ed Sheeran takes #5

The release of her powerful new single, Dear Hate (ft. Vince Gill)Maren Morris leaps into the Top 10 at #7 while taking over #1 on Ultimate Country Artists

Another important new song, Almost Like Praying (ft. Artists for Puerto Rico), brings Lin-Manuel Miranda in at #9, which is actually his solo debut

The deluxe edition of Kane Brown‘s self-titled album propels him #51-10 here while he takes #2 on Ultimate Country Artists

Activity around rapper NF‘s fourth studio album, Perception, brings him in at #17; the Perception Tour rolls out in January

Emerging Artists graduate A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has another good week around the release of his debut studio album, The Bigger Artist, climbing #30-18

Marilyn Manson turns Heaven Upside Down for his tenth album, landing at #38; if you haven’t caught his live show, get to it!

Lil Pump strongly re-enters at #43 behind his self-titled debut album; rad live dates here…

Following the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas and his subsequent, doubly poignant Saturday Night Live cold openingJason Aldean re-enters the Top 100 at #61

#76 Eric Church wrote the new song Why Not Me about the Las Vegas mass shooting, debuting it at the Grand Ole Opry just three days later

Ultimate 100 Songs

Imagine Dragons Thunder holds #1 for a second week

Maren Morris‘s important Dear Hate (ft. Vince Gill) debuts huge at #2 here and #1 on Ultimate Country Songs

Lin Manuel-Miranda has assembled a powerhouse group for Almost Like Praying (ft. Artists for Puerto Rico), which debuts #3

Look What You Made Me Do from Taylor Swift comes in at #4

Cardi B.‘s Bodak Yellow takes #5

Tom Petty has a major hand in no less than ten songs on this week’s chart:

#7 – Free Fallin’

#14 – I Won’t Back Down

#20 – Mary Jane’s Last Dance

#29 – You Don’t Know How It Feels

#45 – American Girl

#53 – Learning to Fly

#65 – Runnin’ Down a Dream

#68 – Wildflowers

#91 – Refugee

#93 – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Heaven from Kane Brown debuts #31 here and #3 on Ultimate Country Songs

Sam Smith‘s second new single, Pray, debuts #74

How Long, the new one from Charlie Puth, debuts #76

Bhad Bhabie gets her second track into the Top 100 as Hi Bich debuts #81

The title track from P!NK‘s new album, Beautiful Trauma, debuts #89

Young Thug‘s Relationship (ft. Future) debuts #92

Emerging Artists

Make it four weeks in a row at #1 for LANCO (May’s Emerging Artist of the Month)

August Emerging Artist of the Month, Cheat Codes, remains at #2

Greta Van Fleet move up #5-3; their headline dates pick back up next week

Billie Eilish holds at #4 in her third week on the chart; she plays World Café Live in Philly on the 20th

Rapsody rounds out the Top 5 at #5

24hrs moves up #25-16; he’s finishing up dates with MadeinTYO right now

Current Emerging Artist of the Month, Tash Sultana, rises again this week, #26-21; she’s currently in Texas for the Austin City Limits Music Festival before finishing out her North American tour dates

SYML (aka Brian Fennell of Barcelona) returns to the chart at #24 after debuting in June

Alex Lahey joins fellow Melburnian Tash Sultana as she debuts at #28 following the release of her first album, I Love You Like a Brother

Baltimore’s Creek Boyz re-enter at #38 after a few weeks away from the chart

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