BTS Returns To #1 On Billboard Artist 100 Chart

The group earns #1 on Billboard’s definitive artist-centric chart.

BTS at the BBMAs | Todd Williamson/NBC

In conjunction with the release of chart-topping album “Love Yourself: Answer,” BTS returns to #1 on the Billboard Artist 100.

The group is celebrating a second week atop the chart. It last ruled the chart when previous album “Love Yourself: Tear” entered the market this spring.

Drake takes #2 on this week’s listing, while Travi$ Scott grabs #3.

Ariana Grande, who ruled last week’s listing, settles for #4 this week. Post Malone follows at #5.

Other high-ranking artists include XXXTentacion (#6), Imagine Dragons (#7), Nicki Minaj (#8), Cardi B (#9), and Ed Sheeran (#10).

The Artist 100 ranks the top artists in America based on factors like album sales, song consumption and social media activity.

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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