Queen Earns #1 On Billboard Artist 100 For First Time

The “Bohemian Rhapsody” movie sends Queen to #1 on the Artist 100.

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Whether in the form of buzz, song sales or album sales, the “Bohemian Rhapsody” movie is generating ample interest in Queen.

That interest propels the iconic rock band to #1 on the Billboard Artist 100.

Queen is celebrating its first week at #1 on the chart, which ranks the top artists in America using factors like album sales, song consumption and social media activity.

Ariana Grande, whose “thank u, next” earns #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, takes #2 on the Artist 100.

Lady Gaga follows at #3, while BTS jumps back up to #4. Imagine Dragons follows at #5.

Drake (#6), Cardi B (#7), Cardi B (#8), EXO (#9), and Halsey (#10) complete the Top 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.

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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