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Drake Dominates Billboard Artist 100 Again, ABBA Debuts

Drake, 2017
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Drake performs at at Spark Arena on Nov. 3, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. 

Drake reigns for a 29th total week, and third in a row.

Drake spends his third consecutive week, and 29th frame overall, at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated July 28), ranking as the top musical act in the U.S., while his album Scorpion spends its third week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Completing the trifecta yet again, Drake also holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "In My Feelings" spends its second week on top, shattering the one-week streaming record for a song.

The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.

Only Taylor Swift has spent more time at No. 1 on the Artist 100 than Drake, logging 36 total weeks at the summit since the chart's inception in 2014:

Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Artist 100
36, Taylor Swift
29, Drake
15, The Weeknd
11, Justin Bieber
11, Ed Sheeran
10, Adele

Rounding out the Artist 100's top five, Post Malone holds at No. 2; Imagine Dragons rise 5-3; Ariana Grande leaps 12-4, as her new single "God Is a Woman" launches at No. 11 on the Hot 100; and Cardi B ascends 6-5.

Meanwhile, ABBA debuts at No. 75 on the Artist 100, fueled by buzz generated by Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The movie's soundtrack debuts at No. 20 on the Billboard 200 with 19,000 equivalent album units earned, according to Nielsen Music, while the pop group's music sales (album and digital song downloads) is up by 57 percent week-over-week.

Check out this week's full Artist 100 here.