Cardi B Enjoys 5th Consecutive Week As #1 Female Artist On Billboard Chart

Cardi B maintains her standing as America’s #1 female artist.

Cardi B on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Cardi B claims #5 on this week’s edition of the Billboard Artist 100, which reveals America’s top artists based on data from Billboard charts (including social, song and album activity).

As the four artists above her (Post Malone #1, Keith Urban #2, Drake #3 and J. Cole #4) are all male, Cardi B continues her streak as America’s #1 female artist.

The hip-hop breakout is enjoying a fifth week as the chart’s top female artist.

Aided by a surge of activity in her “Never Be The Same,” Camila Cabello jumps to #8 on the overall chart. She is #2 among females.

Janelle Monae, the week’s #3 female, takes #10 on the overall listing.

Other high-ranking females on this week’s Artist 100 include Dua Lipa (#4 female, #19 overall), Ariana Grande (#5 female, #20 overall), Taylor Swift (#6 female, #23 overall), Nicki Minaj (#7 female, #24 overall), Halsey (#8 female, #29 overall), SZA (#9 female, #35 overall), and Bebe Rexha (#10 female, #39 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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