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Billboard Dance Chart Upstarts: Tiesto & Mabel, Gryffin, Gorgon City & AlunaGeorge, Sofi Tukker

Each week, Billboard Dance looks at songs & albums rising on Billboard's dance charts.

Tiesto & Mabel, “God Is a Dancer”

Tiesto and singer Mabel debut at No. 20 on Billboard‘s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated Oct. 5) with “God Is a Dancer.” The 22nd chart appearance for Tiesto and second for Mabel, “God” drew 1.3 million U.S. streams and sold 1,000 downloads in the week ending Sept. 26, according to Nielsen Music. Concurrently, “God” grabs a No. 5 start on the Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart.

Gryffin, Gorgon City & AlunaGeorge, “Baggage”

Gryffin (Los Angeles-based producer Dan Griffith), Gorgon City (the UK-based duo of Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson-Scott) and AlunaGeorge (UK singer Aluna Francis and producer George Reid) debut at No. 32 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with “Baggage.” The collaboration is the 15th entry on the chart for Gryffin, the fifth for Gorgon City and the 11th for AlunaGeorge. “Baggage” earned 1.2 million U.S. streams in the tracking week.

Sofi Tukker, Dancing On the People

Sofi Tukker (the Los Angeles-based duo of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern) starts at No. 4 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with EP Dancing On the People. The six-track set follows Treehouse (No. 1, April 2018) and EP Soft Animals (No. 14, July 2016). Dancing has drawn crossover success in the track “Playa Grande,” with Bomba Estero, a No. 3 hit on Latin Pop Digital Song Sales and No. 12 entry on Latin Digital Song Sales in June.