Ariana Grande Again Ranks As Top Female Act On Billboard Artist 100

Ariana Grande is the chart’s highest-ranking female artist.

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Unlike last week’s chart, Ariana Grande does not appear at #1 on this week’s Billboard Artist 100 listing.

She does, however, repeat as the chart’s top-ranking female.

The pop star appears at #4 on the listing, which ranks the top artists in America based on data from factors like album sales, song consumption and social media activity. The only three artists she trails are all-male group BTS (#1) and male solo acts Drake (#2) and Travi$ Scott (#3).

Nicki Minaj, who appears at #8 on the overall chart, ranks as the #2 female. Cardi B directly follows as the #3 female act; she is #9 on the overall chart.

Taylor Swift is #4 among females and #16 among all artists; Camila Cabello takes #5 among females and #22 on the overall chart.

Other high-ranking female acts include Ella Mai (#6 female, #23 overall), the late Aretha Franklin (#7 female, #27 overall), Selena Gomez (#8 female, #31 overall), Bebe Rexha (#9 female, #37 overall), and Lauren Daigle (#10 female, #42 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.

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