Tomorrow's Hits: Brandy Clark, CNCO & Gryffin
On Fridays, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success.
She's written hits like Miranda Lambert's "Mama's Broken Heart" and earned a 2015 Grammy Award nomination for best new artist. Now, singer/songwriter Brandy Clark makes a play for country radio airplay with her own track, as "Girl Next Door" (Warner Bros. Nashville/Warner Music Nashville) announces her arrival at the format with empowering and irreverent lyrics. The lead single from her forthcoming LP goes for adds at country radio Feb. 15. –Jim Asker
CNCO makes its Billboard chart debut, as "Tan Facil" (Sony Music Latin) enters Latin Rhythm Airplay at No. 25. Comprising five members (ages 15-20), the group is the product of Univision’s boy band reality competition La Banda. Produced by reggaeton star Wisin, the song blends the band's pop appeal with urban rhythms. CNCO is set to guest on several of Ricky Martin's upcoming One World Tour dates. –Amaya Mendizabal (@Amayayayaya)
Gryffin "Heading Home" (featuring Josef Salvat) (Darkroom/Interscope) debuts at No. 5 on Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists and No. 22 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. The New York producer (born Dan Griffin) has remixed songs including Maroon 5's "Animals," which has tallied 5 million plays on Spotify. "Home," his first original release, drew 574,000 U.S. streams in the week ending Jan. 28, according to Nielsen Music. –Trevor Anderson (@tanderson5569)