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XXXTentacion Returns To #1 On Billboard Artist 100 Chart

The late XXXTentacion is the #1 artist in America.

As his “SKINS” debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200, the late XXXTentacion returns to #1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart.

The chart ranks the top artists in America based on factors like album sales, song consumption and social media activity. XXXTentacion first hit #1 on the chart dated March 31, 2018.

Ariana Grande holds at #2 on this week’s listing, while Meek Mill falls two spots to #3. BTS dips one position to #4, and Queen slides one spot to #5.

Pentatonix (#6, =), Halsey (#7, -2), Michael Buble (#8, -1), Drake (#9, +1) and Imagine Dragons (#10, -1) complete the Top 10.

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