Cardi B Ranks As Top Female Artist – And Top Overall Artist – On Billboard Chart

Cardi B takes #1 on this week’s edition of the Artist 100.

Cardi B on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Insofar as male artists have dominated the Billboard Artist 100 in recent months, Headline Planet has been sharing lists of the top-ranking female artists on the chart.

This week, however, the top female artist and top artist are one and the same.

Cardi B, whose “Invasion Of Privacy” launched during the tracking period, takes #1 on the Artist 100. Obviously, that means she also ranks as the week’s top female artist.

The Artist 100 ranks the top artists based data from American charts, including the Billboard 200, Billboard Hot 100 and Social 50.

In addition to Cardi B, this week’s Top 5 features Drake (#2), Imagine Dragons (#3), Ed Sheeran (#4), and Thirty Seconds To Mars (#5).

As for the top-ranking female artists, they are as follows:

1) Cardi B (#1 overall)
2) Camila Cabello (#11 overall)
3) Dua Lipa (#15 overall)
4) Halsey (#18 overall)
5) Nicki Minaj (#20 overall)
6) Taylor Swift (#23 overall)
7) SZA (#27 overall)
8) Demi Lovato (#29 overall)
9) P!nk (#30 overall)
10) Bebe Rexha (#36 overall)

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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