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Victoria Monet Debuts on Emerging Artists Chart, Scores First Hot 100 Hit With Ariana Grande Collab ‘Monopoly’

Victoria Monet debuts at No. 16 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated April 13), as her new single "Monopoly," with Ariana Grande, debuts at No. 70 on the Billboard Hot 100, marking her first…

Victoria Monet debuts at No. 16 on Billboard‘s Emerging Artists chart (dated April 13), as her new single “Monopoly,” with Ariana Grande, debuts at No. 70 on the Billboard Hot 100, marking her first entry on the chart as a credited artist.

The track isn’t Monet’s first experience with the Hot 100, though, as she co-wrote Grande’s No. 1s “Thank U, Next” and “7 Rings.” Monet charted one prior Billboard chart entry as an artist: Machine Gun Kelly’s “A Little More,” featuring Monet, hit No. 35 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs in 2015.


In less than a full week of tracking (as it was released on April 1), “Monopoly” opens with 9.4 million U.S. streams and 12,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music.

City Girls top the Emerging Artists chart for a second week, as the duo’s singles “Act Up” and “Twerk,” featuring Cardi B, rank at Nos. 47 and 83, respectively, on the Hot 100.

Elsewhere, Simple Creatures make their Billboard chart debut, entering Emerging Artists at No. 31, as the duo’s debut EP Strange Love opens at No. 1 on Heatseekers Albums (2,000 copies sold). The pair consists of Blink-182 bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus and All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth.

Plus, NLE Choppa vaults 22-13 on Emerging Artists, hitting a new high, as the rapper’s breakout single “Shotta Flow” gains by 6% to 8.4 million U.S. streams.

Check out this week’s full Emerging Artists chart here.