13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Juice WRLD Rules Billboard 200, Pop Is Back Atop the Hot 100
Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" continues pop's Hot 100 resurgence.
Juice WRLD commands the Billboard 200 for the first time and pop continues its resurgent domination of the Billboard Hot 100.
Here are 13 things to know about the charts this week:
1. Juice WRLD is celebrating his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with Death Race for Love. Click here for the story.
2. Juice WRLD also rules the Billboard Artist 100 for the first time, powered by his new album. Click here for the post.
3. Billboard staffers discuss Juice WRLD's latest success in the latest edition of "Five Burning Questions." Click here for the roundtable.
4. Looking ahead to next week's Billboard 200, Death Race for Love is slated to spend a second week at No. 1. Click here for the forecast.
5. Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" returns to No. 1 on the Hot 100, while Post Malone's "Wow." hits the top five. As "Rings" reigns, pop has now topped the Hot 100 for all but two weeks over the past six months. Click here for the analysis.
6. Writer/producer Louis Bell is also scoring uncommon success on the Hot 100, having co-written four songs in the top 10. Click here for the story.
7. Marshmello's "Here With Me," featuring CHVRCHES, bounds onto the Hot 100, Pop Songs and Hot Dance/Electronic Songs charts. Click here for the post.
8. Billboard launched a new monthly Boxscore series highlighting the top concert tours each month, and Elton John leads the inaugural chart for February thanks to his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. Click here for details.
9. Speaking of touring, Chart Beat Podcast co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson welcome Billboard Boxscore chart manager Eric Frankenberg to discuss how BTS, Travis Scott and Lady Gaga are among those changing the landscape of live music. Click here to listen.
10. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Logan Henderson about his new single "Pull Me Deep" and life after Big Time Rush. Click here to listen.
11. Maren Morris' GIRL debuts at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart with record streaming numbers. Click here for the story.
12. Multiple '90s songs featured in Captain Marvel surged in sales and streams after the film's premiere. Click here for the recap.
13. In the latest Emerging Artists Spotlight, we look at R&B singer Kiana Ledé, who's rising on the Hot R&B Songs chart with her single "Ex." Click here to find out more.