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Meek Mill Returns To #1 On Billboard Artist 100 Following “Championships” Release

Meek Mill ranks as the top artist in America.

Meek Mill on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

The release of his new album “Championships” thrusts Meek Mill back to #1 on the Billboard Artist 100.

The chart, which Meek Mill first ruled in July 2015, ranks the top artists in America based on factors like album sales, song consumption and social media activity.

Ariana Grande takes #2 on this week’s chart, while BTS earns #3. Queen (#4) and Halsey (#5) complete the Top 5.

Other high-ranking artists include Pentatonix (#6), Michael Buble (#7), Lil Baby (#8), Imagine Dragons (#9) and Drake (#10).

For Lil Baby, the #8 ranking represents a new peak position.

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.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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