Gary Trust

Billboard Associate Director of Charts/Radio, Chart Beat Columnist

Gary Trust is Billboard’s associate director of charts/radio and editor of Billboard’s Chart Beat column. Before joining Billboard in 2006, Gary worked on-air in radio for 14 years at such stations as WBMX Boston, WSNE Providence, R.I., and WMVY Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.

Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj, VMAs 2014.

Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj & Jessie J Hit Artist 100 With a 'Bang Bang'

As Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J soar 9-4 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Bang Bang," and as Grande blasts onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with her sophomore album My Everything, each of the three divas darts up the Billboard Artist 100.