Jelly Roll reaches No. 1 on emerging artists chart – Billboard

Singer and rapper Jelly Roll rises to No. 1 on Billboard‘s Emerging Artists Chart (dated August 20), topping the chart of emerging artists in the United States for the first time thanks to his new album, Ballads of the Broken.

The LP, released via Bailee & Buddy/Broken Bow/BMG/BBMG, debuts at No. 166 on the Billboard 200 with 8,000 equivalent album units earned during the tracking week of August 5-11, according to Luminate. . This is his third entry in the ranking, after A beautiful disaster (peak n° 97) and Self-medicated (#110), both in 2020.

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The Nashville native became a Hot 100 First-Timer in July thanks to his single “Son of a Sinner.” The track jumps 58-51 in its sixth week on the chart and climbs 8-6 on Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, holds its No. 12 on Hot Country Songs and sits at No. 22 on Country Airplay.

Among other up-and-coming artist moves, The Interrupters re-enter at No. 2, a new best, as their new set In nature opens at No. 7 on Top Selling Albums, No. 10 on Vinyl Albums, No. 14 on Top Alternative Albums, and No. 145 on the Billboard 200 (8,000 units, the bulk of album sales ).

Additionally, Drake Milligan re-enters Emerging Artists at No. 5, reaching the top 10 for the first time, as his self-titled EP debuts at No. 7 on Heatseekers Albums (4,000 units). Milligan is currently competing on NBC America’s Got Talent.

The Emerging Artists chart ranks the week’s most popular developing artists, using the same formula as the Billboard Artist 100, which measures artist activity across multiple Billboard charts, including the Hot 100, Billboard 200, and Social 50. (The Artist 100 lists the most popular acts, overall, each week.) or Billboard 200, as well as artists who have reached at least two top 10 on Billboard“Hot” song genre charts and/or “Top” album genre charts based on consumption.

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