Emerging Artists: Halsey, Cozz and Jess Glynne
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Which emerging acts are poised to break out at this year's SXSW?

Since the Billboard + Twitter Realtime charts first launched in May 2014, Billboard has seen a number of these budding acts first begin to break online on our Real-time Emerging Artists chart. Now some of these acts, many of which we've highlighted in our Emerging Picks of the Week series, are taking their careers to the next level by performing this year's SXSW, many of them for the first time.

Today, we're following up yesterday's hand-picked list of must-see showcases with ranked lists that break down which emerging acts at South By have had the biggest success on Twitter and the Real-Time Emerging Artists charts. Which emerging artist peforming at SXSW has gained the most followers over the past year? Which have had the most No. 1's on the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artist Chart? Check out the ranked lists below to find out.  

Most-Followed Emerging Artists
Migos - 467,873
DeJ Loaf - 142,994
King Chip - 129,332
Rae Sremmurd - 119,833
Halsey - 118,445
James Bay - 99,905
Iamsu! - 96,816
Vic Mensa - 90,627
Kehlani - 85,298
Sir Michael Rocks - 80,803

Greatest Follower Growth Over the Past Year
Cozz - 11361%
DeJ Loaf - 9796%
I LOVE MAKONNEN - 5402%
Raury - 3561%
Years and Years - 3326%
OG Maco - 2951%
Run The Jewels - 2342%
James Bay - 1760%
Rae Sremmurd - 1635%
Snootie Wild - 1456%

SXSW Artists with the most No. 1's on the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists Chart
5 - ILOVEMAKONNEN
5 - K Camp
4 - OG Maco
3 - BJ The Chicago Kid
3 - Run The Jewels
3 - Troy Ave
2 - BADBADNOTGOOD
2 - Halsey
2 - Kehlani
2 - Rae Sremmurd
 
SXSW Artists with the greatest number of unique tracks to chart on the Real-Time Billboard + Twitter  Emerging Artists Chart
21 - Rome Fortune
20 - Troy Ave
15 - Key!
14 - J.R. Donato
14 - K Camp
14 - OG Maco
13 - Spenzo
11 - BJ The Chicago Kid
10 - Mick Jenkins
10 - Run The Jewels
 
Emerging SXSW Artist Ranked by Mentions
1. Migos
2. DeJ Loaf
3. Rae Sremmurd
4. Halsey
5. Jess Glynne
6. Troy Ave
7. Vic Mensa
8. Iamsu!
9. Snootie Wild
10. Johnny Cinco