Ariana Grande Celebrates 5th Straight Week As #1 Female Act On Billboard Artist 100

Ariana Grande spends yet another week as the top female artist in America.

Ariana Grande in thank u, next | Republic

As songs like “thank u, next” and “breathin” continue to resonate with American music fans, Ariana Grande maintains her standing as the top female artist in America.

Grande appears at #2 on this week’s Billboard Artist 100, trailing only male hip-hop artist Meek Mill. Grande is celebrating a fifth consecutive week as the chart’s highest-ranking female.

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

Halsey, who takes #5 on the overall chart, ranks as this week’s #2 solo female act. Cardi B follows at #3 among solo female artists (#13 overall), while Mariah Carey earns #4 for women and #17 for all artists.

Lauren Daigle, the #19 overall artist, ranks as this week’s #5 female act.

Other high-ranking women include Lady Gaga (#6 female, #21 overall), Billie Eilish (#7 female, #29 overall), Ella Mai (#8 female, #29 overall), Camila Cabello (#9 female, #34 overall), and Taylor Swift (#10 female, #48 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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