1. Uncharted Territory: Tyler Ward and Porta Climb, Big Sean Graduates

    March 01, 2011 2:19 PM EST Surprise, surprise: Long Beach's up-and-still-coming rapper Traphik rounds out yet another week, his sixth, as the reigning king of Uncharted , Billboard's newest chart for emerging artists. The ranking features independent, never-before-charted musicians who are breaking new ground…

  2. Uncharted Territory: Billboard Debuts New Chart of Emerging Artists

    January 20, 2011 4:21 PM EST Billboard is proud and excited to introduce Uncharted , a weekly ranking of emerging artists who have yet to appear on a major Billboard chart but are mapping new territory in online fan engagement. These are artists who are making their mark in ways other than mainstream sales and airplay-…