Ariana Grande Continues Run As Top Female Act On Billboard Artist 100

Ariana Grande is still the highest-ranking female on the Billboard Artist 100.

Ariana Grande at the BBMA | Todd Williamson/NBC

The top five acts on this week’s Billboard Artist 100 are either male soloists or all-male groups.

The #6 act is Ariana Grande.

Grande is celebrating a third consecutive week as the chart’s highest-ranking artist.

Cardi B, who appears at #9 on the overall listing, is the second-highest-ranking female act.

The late Aretha Franklin is #3 among females and #15 among all acts; Nicki Minaj takes #4 for females and #18 on the overall chart.

Positioned at #19 on the overall chart, Ella Mai is the week’s #5 female act.

Other high-ranking female acts include Taylor Swift (#6 female, #20 overall), Camila Cabello (#7 female, #24 overall), Selena Gomez (#8 female, #32 overall), Bebe Rexha (#9 female, #35 overall), and Dua Lipa (#10 female, #46 overall).

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.

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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