The Chicks Re-Enter Billboard Artist 100 At No. 2, Juice WRLD Holds On To Top Spot
The Chicks are back on the Billboard Artist 100 list, vaulting to the No. 2 spot on the strength of their album Gaslighter, which claimed the top spot on Top Country Albums and hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the album logged 84,000 units in the tracking week. The album’s rise has given the trio their fifth No. 1 on Top Country Albums and makes the band the first among female duos or groups to achieve that many top spots on the list.
Meanwhile, Juice WRLD retains his top spot on the Billboard Artist 100 list (dated August 1), with his posthumous LP Legends Never Die remaining at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
The set logged 162,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. The album recorded the biggest weekly sum for a title this year, opening with 497,000 units.
The Artist 100, which launched in 2014, measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
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