Plus, Elvis Costello debuts.
For a second straight week, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper rank at Nos. 1 and 3 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart, respectively. Gaga is the top musical act in the U.S. (on the chart dated Oct. 27) for a fourth total week, thanks to the A Star Is Born soundtrack, which spends its second week atop the Billboard 200 albums chart with 143,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Oct. 18, according to Nielsen Music.
The Artist 100, which launched in July 2014, 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.