Ultimate Roundup: Ed Sheeran, Doubly Perfect

Chris Stapleton Makes More Room / The Voice Rises Once Again / U2 Has Experience in Spades / blackbear Plugs In / Miguel Strikes a Balance / Five Finger Death Punch Surveys Their Decade

Ultimate 100 Artists

A double-dose of Perfect sends Ed Sheeran to the top, #4-1

Taylor Swift is not far behind at #2

Post Malone hangs tight at #3

Pentatonix ride their ever-increasing Christmas wave into the Top 5, #7-4

Camila Cabello holds at #5 and has the new single, Never Be the Same, dropping tomorrow (12/7)

From a Room, Vol. 2 gives Chris Stapleton a boost into the Top 10, #19-7 while he holds #1 on Ultimate Country Artists

The Voice contestant Chloe Kohanski makes a very impressive debut at #10 as the competition heats up

G-Eazy surges +20 to #12 as he now has two Top 20 entries in Ultimate 100 Songs

Michael Bublé goes over the hills and through the woods to #14

Songs of Experience, the companion piece to 2014’s Songs of Innocence, brings U2 in for a #21 re-entry

blackbear is this week’s top Big Mover, +67 to #32 following the release of his fourth studio album, an second this year, cybersex

NF climbs #58-34 as Let You Down does better and better; the Perception tour starts at the end of January

With a week-and-a-half of activity behind Friday on Elm StreetFabolous & Jadakiss move #66-36

The release of War & Leisure gives #37 Miguel his first Top 100 appearance since Wildheart came out in July, 2015; he’s got live dates lining up for early spring

Lindsey Stirling is another artist going big leading up to Christmas, she’s +24 to #40

Our second The Voice contesting making a debut this week is Addison Agen at #41

Aww, how cozy: Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are back-to-back at #44 and #45, respectively

Trans-Siberian Orchestra unsurprisingly rounds out our batch of big Christmas music activity this week, up #97-48 as The Ghosts of Christmas Eve tour steams ahead

Five Finger Death Punch come in at #50 on the strength of their Decade of Destruction greatest hits + two new songs compilation

Worcester, Massachusetts rapper Joyner Lucas debuts at #67 as his I’m Not Racist video gets a lot of attention

JAY-Z re-enters at #71 as the 4:44 tour gets ready to make an end-run down the west coast

Louis Tomlinson re-enters at #79 with his new single, Miss You

LA rapper Hopsin returns at #85 following the drop of his fifth studio album, No Shame

Ultimate 100 Songs

Camila Cabelo‘s Havana (ft. Young Thug) returns to #1, making it the top song three of the last four weeks

Ed Sheeran‘s Perfect comes in at #2 while the new Perfect Duet (ft. Beyoncé) debuts at #4

Post Malone rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) is at #3 again this week

Imagine Dragons‘ Thunder remains in the Top 5 at #5

Chloe Kohanski gets her second Top 100 entry as Total Eclipse of the Heart (The Voice Performance) debuts at #6

Bad at Love from Halsey enters the Top 10 after moving #13-8

Speaking of which…her beau, G-Eazy‘s Him & I (ft. Halsey) makes a strong #11 debut

Addison Agen is also doing well as A Case of You (The Voice Performance) debuts at #12

After debuting at #32 last week, Taylor Swift‘s End Game (Ft. Ed Sheeran & Future) rises to #20

Let You Down is a Big Mover, +30 to #22, for NF

Kodak Black‘s Codeine Dreaming (ft. Lil Wayne) makes a debut at #30

Kris Wu gets his second song new song, B.M. in for a #31 debut, following the October 19th debut of Deserve (ft. Travis Scott)

A new video lifts Tell Me You Love Me back in at #42 for Demi Lovato

Marshmello‘s Silence (ft. Khalid) flips to the top half of the chart, #61-45 here and holds #2 on Ultimate EDM Songs

Louis Tomlinson‘s latest, Miss You, debuts at #46

The new video for Joyner Lucas‘ I’m Not Racist gets a bunch of viral attention, earning the song a debut at #49

Chris Stapleton‘s Broken Halos moves #73-53 while re-entering the Top 5 on Ultimate Country Songs

I’ll Name the Dogs from Blake Shelton re-enters at #61 here and rises #14-5 on Ultimate Country Songs

The newer version of Pentatonix‘s Hallelujah (ft. The String Mob) is this week’s top Big Mover, +36 to #62

Bruno Mars 24k Magic moves #90-66

Miguel‘s Skywalker (ft. Travis Scott) is +17 to #67 along with his new album release

Marry Me by Thomas Rhett re-enters at #69

Apple’s latest holiday commercial features Sam Smith‘s Palace, helping it to a #82 debut

Tank‘s When We re-enters at #94

Red Marlow‘s The Dance (The Voice Performance) is not to be left out with a #95 debut

Work for It from Chinese singer Jane Zhang debuts at #98 not long after her performance at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai last month

Slipping in for a #99 debut is Naked, giving James Arthur his second-ever Top 100 entry

Emerging Artists

Make it three straight weeks at #1 for 6ix9ine, who is hovering near Ultimate 100 Artists; Gummo sits at #47 on Ultimate 100 Songs and now KOODA (ft. PVNCH, Kooda B & GS9) is off to a strong start

Lil Xan stays at #2 after debuting there last week while Betrayed is #88 on Ultimate 100 Songs; he’s got two SoCal dates next week

YBN Nahmir moves up #4-3 and Rubbin off the Paint is #86 on Ultimate 100 Songs in its second week there

At #4 is Trippie Redd, his third week on the chart

Atlanta’s Lil Baby, who has been rapping for less than one year (!), remains in the Top 5 at #5

Grammy-nominated Daniel Caesar (Best R&B Album – Freudian & Best R&B Performance – Get You ft. Kali Uchis) returns to the Top 10, #13-6

Ski Mask the Slump God re-enters at #11, his second appearance on the chart

Money Man re-enters at #34 after dropping Change from the upcoming Before the Flight/Grow God mixtape (which he recorded in just six hours!)

Runaway June re-enter at #36 as Wild West picks up some airplay and gets an official music video

Julien Baker slips back in at #40; she’s making a run of awesome theaters out west over the next week or so


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