Carrie Underwood Reaches #1 On Billboard Artist 100 Chart For First Time

Underwood makes her first visit to #1 on the Billboard Artist 100.

Carrie Underwood on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

For the first time in her very successful career, Carrie Underwood occupies the #1 position on the Billboard Artist 100 chart.

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

Underwood reaches the pinnacle in conjunction with the release of her new album “Cry Pretty.” That album starts at #1 on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top Album Sales charts.

Eminem holds at #2 on this week’s Artist 100 chart, while Drake rises to #3. BTS (#4) and Post Malone (#5) complete the Top 5.

Other high-ranking artists include Imagine Dragons (#6), Travi$ Scott (#7), Ariana Grande (#8), Ed Sheeran (#9), and Cardi B (#10).

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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