Vampire Weekend Debuts at No. 1 on Artist 100, Due to New ‘Father of the Bride’ Album
Solely 4 different teams have launched on the summit.
Vampire Weekend debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Could 18) to turn out to be the highest musical act within the U.S. for the primary time, because the group’s new LP Father of the Bride bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 138,000 equal album models, in keeping with Nielsen Music.
The band additionally lands 13 entries on the Sizzling Rock Songs chart, led by “Concord Corridor” at No. 10.
Vampire Weekend turns into the fifth group to debut at No. 1 on the Artist 100 (which launched in 2014), following Dave Matthews Band final 12 months, Arcade Fireplace (2017), Blink-182 (2016) and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (2014).
Bride is the primary LP that Vampire Weekend has launched for the reason that Artist 100’s inception, because it follows 2013’s Fashionable Vampires of the Metropolis.
The Artist 100 measures artist exercise throughout key metrics of music consumption, mixing album and monitor gross sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interplay to offer a weekly multi-dimensional rating of artist reputation.
Rounding out the Artist 100’s high 5, Billie Eilish elevates 5-2; BTS dips 2-3; Shawn Mendes jumps 24-4, as his new single “If I Cannot Have You” blasts onto the Billboard Sizzling 100 at No. 2; and Ariana Grande rises 7-5.
Amongst different Artist 100 strikes, traditional punk group Unhealthy Faith debuts at No. 71, due to the group’s new LP Age of Unreason, which arrives at No. 11 on Prime Rock Albums and No. 73 on the Billboard 200 with 10,000 models.
Try this week’s full Artist 100 chart right here.