Billboard Dance Chart Upstarts: Gryffin & SLANDER, Sigrid, Patrice Baumel
Each week, Billboard Dance looks at songs & albums rising on Billboard's dance charts.
Gryffin & SLANDER feat. Calle Lehmann "All You Need to Know"
Los Angeles-based producer Gryffin (Dan Griffith) and Los Angeles-based DJ duo SLANDER (Derek Andersen and Scott Land) debut at No. 12 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated April 13) with "All You Need to Know," featuring Swedish singer Calle Lehmann. Additionally, with sales of 3,000 downloads, according to Nielsen Music, "Need" is new at No. 5 on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales. Both entrances amount to new career highs for all three acts. "Need" also netted 1.3 million U.S. streams in the tracking week.
Sigrid, "Don't Feel Like Crying"
Norwegian singer-songwriter Sigrid (Sigrid Raabe) scores her first appearance on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, starting at No. 33 with "Don't Feel Like Crying." The track has gained traction with core-dance affiliates, led by Music Choice's Dance/EDM channel, iHeartRadio's Evolution network (as monitored on WFLZ-HD Tampa, Florida) and SiriusXM's BPM. Remixed by MK and Jacked, among others, "Don't" also darts 19-15 on Dance Club Songs, where Sigrd is also making her first showing. Sigrid has snagged six top 10s (including "Crying") on Norway Digital Song Sales, including two No. 2s in 2018, "Strangers" and "Sucker Punch."
Patrice Baumel, Berlin: #GU42
German-born, Amsterdam-based DJ Patrice Baumel boasts his first Billboard chart appearance, debuting at No. 11 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with the DJ-mixed compilation Berlin: #GU42. It's the 18th album to hit the chart for label Global Underground and the first since James Lavelle Presents UNKLE Sounds' Naples: Global Underground #GU41 in November 2015 (No. 23). Berlin is also the label's top-charting set since Sasha's Invol2ver (No. 9, 2008). A prolific remixer, Baumel contributed a remix to Depeche Mode's "Where's the Revolution," which reached No. 3 on Sweden Digital Song Sales in February 2017.