Ultimate Roundup: Luke Bryan’s Sixth Set Soars

G-Eazy Top 10s with Halsey Assist / Boy, That Escalated Quickly: 6ix9ine Debuts / Celine Dion‘s Heart Goes On, Indeed / Big Sean & Metro Boomin Hit Their Number / Danielle Bradbery Reintroduces Herself / Walker Hayes Makes Noise

Ultimate 100 Artists

Ed Sheeran retains #1 this week as he now holds the top two spots on Ultimate 100 Songs

From a Room: Volume 2 sends Chris Stapleton up to #2 here while he easily hangs on to #1 on Ultimate Country Artists

Taylor Swift is at #3; reputation stadium tour ticket sales are shaping up to be historical

Post Malone sits at #4; he’s a headliner at Rolling Loud SoCal this weekend (12/16)

Pentatonix fans aren’t messing around with the Christmas music, keeping them in the Top 5 at #5

G-Eazy moves #12-9, making his first Top 10 appearance since February, 2016; he’s at Drai’s in Vegas this Saturday night (12/16) then The Beautiful & Damned Tour with Emerging Artist Trippie Redd and Phora begins in February

What Makes You Country makes Luke Bryan soar as this week’s top Big Mover, +64 to #10

Sales of Songs of Experience continue to lift U2, they hit #13 this week

Boy, that escalated quickly: after just three weeks on the Emerging Artists chart, all at #1, 6ix9ine makes a STRONG #22 debut, becoming the lucky 13th “graduate” of the year

Christmas music propels Celine Dion #66-36, but let’s not forget that last week (12/8 to be exact) was the 20th anniversary of the release of My Heart Will Go On; her Las Vegas residency fires back up for the New Year

Brooke Simpson joins the fray as The Voice comes down to the wire, she debuts at #43 and Chloe Kohanski keeps her company at #62

The collab train rolls on strong: Big Sean & Metro Boomin‘s Double or Nothing brings them in for a #50 dynamic duo debut

Speaking of The Voice, Season 4’s winner, Danielle Bradbery, releases her sophomore album, I Don’t Believe We’ve Met, for a #70 re-entry, her first Top 100 appearance since her debut album came out at the end of November, 2013; she’s also up to #11 on Ultimate Country Artists

Walker Hayes‘s second album, boom., earns him a #78 debut here and gets him to #12 on Ultimate Country Artists; he also performed on Today on Monday (12/11)

#81 Josh Groban will not be excluded from the Christmas party: he’s got a 10th anniversary deluxe edition of Noel out and hosts Home for the Holidays, which airs 12/19

Maluma re-enters at #94, his first time in since August, and is back in the Top 5 of Ultimate Latin Artists; the F.A.M.E. Tour comes to America next Spring

Emerging Artists graduates LANCO squeeze in for a #99 re-entry here while once again cracking Ultimate Country Artists‘ Top 5 (they were also May’s Emerging Artist of the Month)

Ultimate 100 Songs

Ed Sheeran‘s Perfect Duet (with Beyoncé) debuted at #4 last week and jumps right to #1 this week while the original version of Perfect holds at #2

Camila Cabello‘s Havana (ft. Young Thug) remains hot at #3

Post Malone‘s rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) is at #4

Imagine Dragon‘s Thunder isn’t done with the Top 5 yet, holding at #5 again this week

G-Eazy‘s Him & I (ft. Halsey) enters the Top 10, #11-7 and their performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (12/12) has a lot of fans

Meant to Be (Ft. Florida Georgia Line) from Bebe Rexha moves further into the Top 10, #10-8

Brooke Simpson‘s Amazing Grace (The Voice Performance) is this week’s most active song from the competition, debuting at #11; Chloe Kohanski‘s Call Me (The Voice Performance) debuts #34 and Addison Agen‘s Lucky (The Voice Performance) debuts #36

Migos Motorsport (ft. Nicki Minaj & Cardi B.) climbs #27-12

As mentioned above, new Emerging Artist grad, 6ix9ine, made a huge jump this week behind the Big Mover Gummo (+32 to #15) and debut of Kooda (ft. PVNCH, Kooda B & GS9) at #19 for two in the Top 20, just like that

As her debut album release approaches, Camila Cabello lets fans in on more new material, with Never Be the Same making a #17 debut this week

Eminem‘s next drop from the upcoming Revival LP is Untouchable, which debuts at #39

Miguel‘s Skywalker (ft. Travis Scott) is a Big Mover, #67-45, just in time for The Last Jedi

Palace from Sam Smith rises #82-61

Charlie Puth How Long (Remix ft. French Montana) comes in for a #69 debut

Post Malone adds a fourth entry to the Top 100 with the debut of Candy Paint at #82

Lil Uzi Vert gets a double-debut with two versions of the same tune: The Way Life Goes (ft. Nicki Minaj & Oh Wonder) debuts #84 and the original The Way Life Goes (ft. Oh Wonder) debuts #97

Another sick collaboration from Bright: The Album debuts: Migos & Marshmello Danger bows at #91

Five Finger Death Punch‘s new cover of Offspring’s Gone Away debuts at #92

Emerging Artists

Lil Baby jumps the pack #5-1 to take over the top spot and could very well be our next graduate, he’s up to #115 on Ultimate 100 Artists

Trippie Redd rises #4-2 in his fourth week on the chart; he’ll be supporting G-Eazy’s The Beautiful & Damned tour early next year

YBN Nahmir holds at #3 with Rubbin off the Paint at #94 on Ultimate 100 Songs; he’ll be at S.O.B.’s in New York 12/21 and Zydeco in his hometown, Birmingham, on January 21st

Lil Xan comes in at #4 while Betrayed is #96 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Debuting at #5, 17-year-old Baby Ariel truly represents a new generation in that she has come to fame mostly via Musical.ly; while her popularity on social networks has soared over the last two years, it is only now that she has released her first single, Aww

Ski Mask the Slump God inches back into the Top 10 at #10 after re-entering at #11 last week

Atlanta rapper Ralo debuted on the chart in February and makes his first appearance since April, re-entering at #16


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