Ashley McBryde Debuts at No. 3 on Emerging Artists Chart

Ashley McBryde
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Ashley McBryde poses in the portrait studio at the 2017 CMT Next Women Of Country Celebration at City Winery Nashville on Nov. 7, 2017 in Nashville.

Plus, Jordan Davis holds at No. 1 for a second week & NCT hits the top five.

Rising country singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde debuts at No. 3 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated April 14).

The launch is powered by her debut album Girl Going Nowhere, which arrives at No. 7 on the Top Country Albums chart and No. 49 on the Billboard 200 with 11,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 9,000 were in traditional album sales, as the set starts at No. 7 on Top Album Sales.

Concurrently, McBryde's breakout single "A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega" reaches new peaks on the Hot Country Songs (No. 30) and Country Airplay charts (No. 32). The track earned 6 million radio audience impressions (up 12 percent), 1.6 million U.S. streams (up 10 percent) and 3,000 downloads sold (up 45 percent) in the tracking week.

Jordan Davis notches his second week atop Emerging Artists, as his debut hit "Singles You Up" holds at its No. 2 and No. 6 highs on Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs, respectively. The track also keeps at its No. 50 peak on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. "Singles" boasts 46 million radio audience impressions (up 8 percent), 5.9 million streams (up 1 percent) and 12,000 sold (up 12 percent).

Meanwhile, 18-piece K-pop boy band NCT rises 6-4 on Emerging Artists, entering the top five for the first time. The act holds at No. 3 on the Social 50, after its new set NCT 2018 Empathy hit No. 5 on World Albums.

Also in the Emerging Artists chart's top five, Bad Wolves repeat at No. 2 and Lauv lifts 7-5.

Check out this week's full Emerging Artists chart here.


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