Glasgow native Russell Whyte, aka Rustie, has been frequenting the real-time Billboard Emerging Artists chart as well as the Billboard Twitter Trending 140 after the release of "Attak," featuring Danny Brown.
After jumping to No. 1 on the most recent Billboard 200 chart, the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack seems set for a second week at the top, according to forecasts from industry sources. The album topped the list reflecting the sales week ending Aug. 10, selling 109,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
MAGIC!'s "Rude" rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week. Meanwhile, Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" jumps 8-4, while taking over atop the Digital Songs chart, and Charli XCX charges into the Hot 100's top 10 with "Boom Clap."
The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200, becoming the second chart-topping soundtrack of 2014. The blockbuster film's set, subtitled Awesome Mix Vol. 1, sold 109,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 10 (up 83percent), according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Eleven-year-old Matty B is a rising star within the pre-teen set, and he's back with a new original single, "Goliath." The track will have its official music video debut on YouTube and be released to iTunes on Tuesday (Aug. 12), but you can hear "Goliath" one day early, exclusively on Billboard.com.
As previously reported, MAGIC! leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with "Rude" while Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" booms straight into the top 10 (rising 28-8) in only its fourth week on the chart. Who else makes noteworthy moves on the Hot 100 this week?
This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers finally claimed its first No. 1 album, as Hypnotic Eye bowed in the top slot, selling 131,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 3, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Following the death of Banda Los Recoditos' Luis Fernando Muñoz Castro on July 25, the group re-enters Regional Mexican Digital Songs at No. 1 with "Mi Ultimo Deseo." The track sold 3,000 downloads in the week ending Aug. 3, according to Nielsen SoundScan, earning a 685 percent increase.