Jackboys, the hip-hop collective led by Travis Scott, debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Jan. 11), ranking as the top musical act in the U.S. as their LP Jackboys launches at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 154,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music.
Six of the album’s seven tracks land on the latest Billboard Hot 100, with a remix, featuring Rosalía and Lil Baby, of Scott’s former No. 1 “Highest in the Room” leading the way:
Hot 100 Rank, Artist(s), Title
No. 8, Travis Scott, “Highest in the Room”
No. 38, Jackboys feat. Young Thug, “Out West”
No. 50, Jackboys & Sheck Wes, “Gang Gang”
No. 52, Don Toliver feat. Quavo & Offset, “Had Enough”
No. 56, Jackboys feat. Don Toliver, “What to Do?”
No. 69, Jackboys, Pop Smoke & Travis Scott, “Gatti”
Scott previously led the Artist 100 solo, for two weeks in August 2018. Since the list launched in July 2014, he is the second act to reign solo and as part of another act, following Jack White (April 2018) and The Raconteurs (July 2019).
Among Jackboys members, Scott leaps 33-14 on the Artist 100, while Toliver debuts at No. 56.
The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
Rounding out the Artist 100’s top five, Post Malone holds at No. 2, Billie Eilish dips to No. 3 after seven total weeks on top, Lizzo drops 3-4 and DaBaby rises 7-5.
Check out this week’s full Artist 100 chart here.