Justin Bieber is again top musical act in the U.S., as he holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Feb. 20). Meanwhile, Bryson Tiller reaches the list's top 10, padding his fast-growing resume of chart honors.
The Artist 100 measures artist activity across Billboard's most influential charts, including the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, Top Album Sales and the Social 50. The Artist 100 blends data measuring album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
Bieber stays at the Artist 100 summit for a fifth total week on top; he's logged all his weeks at No. 1, and remained in the top two, since Nov. 28, when he first reached the apex. His album Purpose arrived atop the Billboard 200 and Top Album Sales the following week. Despite a 2 percent drop in overall activity, he gains by 10 percent in album sales and 2 percent in radio airplay.
As previously reported, Bieber joins lofty company historically on the Hot 100, becoming just the 12th act to replace himself at No. 1 as "Love Yourself" dethrones "Sorry" at No. 1.
Below Bieber in the Artist 100's top five, Adele keeps at No. 2; Twenty One Pilots fly 6-3; Drake rebounds 7-4; and The Weeknd stays at No. 5.
Meanwhile, R&B singer/songwriter Tiller enters the Artist 100's top 10, pushing 13-10 (up 8 percent in overall activity). Streaming marks his greatest points contributor (55 percent), followed by album sales (17 percent), digital song sales (13 percent) and radio airplay (12 percent). Tiller's debut studio set, T R A P S O U L, rises 24-20 on Top Album Sales (9,000 sold, according to Nielsen Music) after peaking at No. 10 four weeks ago. It has sold 203,000 copies since its October release.
The set's lead single "Don't" also marks a milestone, becoming Tiller's first No. 1 on a Billboard airplay chart as it crowns the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop tally. It leads R&B/Hip-Hop Streaming Songs for a third week and ranks at its No. 5 high on the all-format Streaming Songs chart with 12 million U.S. streams in the tracking week (up 4 percent).
Check out the entire Artist 100 here.