Ultimate Roundup: Justin Timberlake Gets Filthy in the Woods

Bruno Mars + Cardi B. = Remix Magic / Camila Cabello is Poised and Ready / The Greatest Showman Jumps Off the Screen / Ozuna Establishes His Model / Liam Payne & Rita Ora Lead Freed / Breaking Benjamin Stokes Ember

Ultimate 100 Artists

Over the last six weeks Ed Sheeran has bridged 2017 and 2018 at #1 and he’s got five entries in this week’s Ultimate 100 Songs

Imagine Dragons remain at #2 while taking over the top spot on Ultimate 100 Songs

Bruno Mars links up with mega-hot Cardi B. on some remix magic, jumps #19-3

Post Malone ain’t goin anywhere any time soon, remains Top 5 at #4

Eminem rounds it out at #5; he’s set to headline some huge festivals this spring

Camila Cabello is at #6 and Friday’s (1/12) release of her eponymous debut album has a very good chance of putting her into the top spot next week

The opening salvo in what is going to be a massive run for Justin Timberlake brings him back into the Top 100 at #10; The Man of the Woods Tour starts melting faces on March 18th

G-Eazy nudges up against the Top 10 after going #17-11; The big album and short film dropped last month, he’s got three entries in Ultimate 100 Songs‘ Top 30, and The Beautiful and Damned Tour begins next month

Portugal. The Man surges back up #44-20; live dates pick back up next month!

This winter’s hot motion picture musical puts The Greatest Showman – Original Motion Picture Cast at #35 and four spots on Ultimate 100 Songs

Ozuna ties for this week’s top Big Mover, +37 to #49 while taking over #1 on Ultimate Latin Artists for the second time in the last three weeks, his move there on 12/28/2017 ended Luis Fonsi’s mega-run!

Kelly Clarkson is a Big Mover, +30 to #69 on sales and social lifts

JAY-Z re-enters at #70

A new single ahead of their sixth album’s release in March fuels Breaking Benjamin‘s #71 re-entry; they are on the road right now with Avenged Sevenfold and Bullet for My Valentine

A little copyright controversy with Radiohead brings streaming and social attention to Lana Del Rey, who re-enters at #92

Ultimate 100 Songs

Imagine Dragonremain strong to start 2018 with Thunder re-taking the #1 spot and adding a second Top 10 entry with Believer at #9

Cardi B. on any remix is a big deal but when it is with Bruno Mars it is another level…Finesse (Remix ft. Cardi B.) debuts huge at #2

One of his EIGHT Top 100 entries, Ed Sheeran‘s Perfect is still very much in the mix at #3, and let’s not forget Perfect Duet (with Beyoncé) at #49, Perfect Symphony (with Andrea Bocelli) at #85, nor #10 Shape of You…just to name half of them, LOL!

#4 Havana (ft. Young Thug) from Camila Cabello remains tops in the radio Broadcast column and nearly ties for the top spot in Streaming

Post Malone‘s rockstar (ft. 21 Savage) comes in at #5

Portugal. The Man sees Feel It Still climb back into the Top 10, #15-6

Timberlake + Timbaland = Filthy, Justin Timberlake‘s first single from the newly announced, and fast-approaching Man of the Woods, debuts at #7

G-Eazy & Halsey‘s Him & I is up #26-13

Marry Me from Thomas Rhett is up to #22 here and holds #1 on Ultimate Country Songs

G-Eazy‘s No Limit (Remix ft. A$AP Rocky, Cardi B., French Montana, Juicy J & Belly) debuts at #27 while the original No Limit (ft. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B.) is just behind it at #29

Let Me Go (ft. Florida Georgia Line) jumps #52-32 for Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso

Liam Payne & Rita Ora team up to run point on the Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack with For You, which debuts at #36

The Greatest Showman – Original Motion Picture Cast logs four songs this week with This Is Me at #41, Rewrite the Stars at #60, The Greatest Show at #66, and Never Enough at #81

Kane Brown‘s Heaven is a Big Mover here, #70-44, and climbs #6-3 on Ultimate Country Songs

Shawn Mendes has There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back jump #72-45 for Big Mover status

Red Cold River is the new single from Breaking Benjamin‘s forthcoming album, Ember, and debuts at #50

CAUTION: HOT! Ozuna‘s La Modelo (ft. Cardi B.) re-enters at #64 here and climbs #10-3 on Ultimate Latin Songs

Another formidable soundtrack, for Black Panther (curated by Kendrick Lamar), fires off a sick collaboration to get things started: Kendrick Lamar & SZA see All the Stars debut #65

Emerging Artists

Lil Baby moves back into the #1 spot as My Dawg streams well and sits in the Top 20 at Urban radio (catch the cameo at the start of the video if you haven’t already); he’s got live dates lining up, including a gig with Yo Gotti and a spot on recent Emerging Artist graduate PnB Rock’s Catch These Vibes Tour

Trippie Redd stays close at #2; he goes out with G-Eazy’s The Beautiful & Damned Tour next month

Lil Xan is just behind at #3 and Total Xanarchy breaks out soon

Layton Greene is beginning to go from viral to more mainstream exposure as her cover of Emerging Artist graduate Kodak Black’s Roll in Peace debuts at #98 on Ultimate 100 Songs

Young English singer HRVY holds at #5 while Personal continues to build an audience in America

Sofi Tukker re-enter the Top 10, #12-9, and are also #9 on Ultimate EDM Artists with Best Friend (ft. NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno) at #6 on Ultimate EDM Songs; they have a big week with their Tonight Show performance on Monday (1/8) and TRL performance today (1/10)

February 2016 Emerging Artist of the Month, BØRNS, climbs #18-11 following the release of God Save Our Young Blood (ft. Lana Del Rey) and ahead his second album, Blue Madonna, hitting streets on Friday (1/12)

Memphis rapper BlocBoy JB got our attention last month and quickly makes the jump into the Emerging Artists chart with a #33 debut; Shoot is the track to watch so far


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