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The Raconteurs Reach #1 On Billboard Artist 100 Chart

The band pays its first visit to #1 on the chart.

The Raconteurs by David James Swanson | Press Pic via Big Hassle Publicity

For the first time on record, The Raconteurs occupy a spot on the Billboard Artist 100. And not just any spot — the band earns the #1 position on this week’s listing.

The debut at #1 comes thanks to the release of new album “Help Us Stranger,” which earned #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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

Billie Eilish earns #2 on this week’s chart, while Lil Nas X grabs #3 in conjunction with the release of his “7” EP. BTS (#4) and Jonas Brothers (#5) complete the Top 5.

Other Top 10 acts include Shawn Mendes (#6), Khalid (#7), Post Malone (#8), Luke Combs (#9) and Taylor Swift (#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.

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

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