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Greta Van Fleet Hits No. 1 On Artist 100 Chart Thanks to New Album

Greta Van Fleet
Travis Shinn

Greta Van Fleet

Plus, Disturbed re-enters in the top 5 and LAY debuts at No. 26.

Greta Van Fleet re-enters the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Nov. 3) at No. 1 to become the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time, thanks to the group's first full-length album, Anthem of the Peaceful Army.

The set debuts at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums and No. 3 on the Billboard 200 with 87,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 80,000 were from album sales (making the LP the top-selling album of the week).

The group concurrently lands four songs on the Hot Rock Songs chart: "When the Curtain Falls" leads at No. 9, followed by "You're the One" (No. 30), "Lover, Leaver" (No. 32) and "Watching Over" (No. 47).

Greta Van Fleet vaults past its previous No. 89 Artist 100 high.

In other notable rock-related Artist 100 action, Disturbed re-enters at No. 3, as the group's new album Evolution launches at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 (71,000) units. The band previously peaked at No. 5 on the Artist 100 in 2015.

Rounding out the Artist 100's top five, Lady Gaga dips to No. 2 after two consecutive (and four total) weeks on top, BTS drops 2-4 and Post Malone holds at No. 5.

Meanwhile, EXO member LAY debuts at No. 26 on the Artist 100, the highest bow of the week, as his sophomore studio album Namanana opens at No. 1 on World Albums and No. 21 on the Billboard 200 with 24,000 units.

Check out this week's full Artist 100 chart here.