Twenty One Pilots Tops Bandsintown's 2018 List for Most RSVP'd Artist

Brad Heaton  
Twenty One Pilots

Bhad Bhabie selected as fastest-growing artist, Atlanta said to have most engaged fans

Bandsintown have released its year-end report on which artists and cities saw the most interaction on the concert discovery app in 2018. Bandsintown based its report on the data generated from its more than 50 million users and 500,000 artists registered on the platform.

"Jumpsuit" rockers Twenty One Pilots were announced as the most RSVP'd artist of 2018 with the highest number of fans indicating that they planned to attend a concert on the band's Bandito Tour across Europe and North America. Second on the list is "High Hopes" emo rockers Panic! at the Disco, who are resuming their North American tour Jan. 10 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. Next is Shawn Mendes, who just sold out his first-ever stadium show at Rogers Centre in Canada in minutes. The 1975 and Ariana Grande round out the top five.

Bandsintown also released its Fastest Growing New Artists list, led by Bhad Bhabie, the rap persona of Danielle Bregolli who has defied the expectations of many music industry insiders who wondered how the 15-year-old would parlay a daytime television appearance into a music career. She just wrapped up The Disrespect Tour with Lil Yachty, who features on her 2018 track “Gucci Flip Flops.”

Bhad Bhabie is followed on the list by JPEGMAFIA, the rapper persona of Barrington DeVaughn Hendricks who released the album Veteran earlier this year. At no. 3 is alternative hip-hop vocalist Hobo Johnson, followed by rapper/singer Lil Skies and psychedelic rock band Blac Rabbit.

Bandsintown also released its list of cities with the most engaged fans, topped by Atlanta, followed by Portland, Oregon at No. 2; Orlando at No. 3; Seattle at No. 4; and Denver at five. On its list of world cities with the highest increase in events is Madrid at No. 1; Berkeley, Calif. at two; Munich at three; Edmonton at four; and Montreal at five.


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