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Saweetie Debuts On Billboard Artist 100 Chart, Reaches Top 3 On Emerging Artists; “My Type” Climbs Hot 100

Saweetie’s profile continues to rise in conjunction with the ascent of “My Type.”

Saweetie in My Type | WBR

As her “My Type” continues to make waves, Saweetie makes another splash on Billboard’s key artist charts.

The artist notably debuts at #96 on this week’s edition of the Billboard Artist 100. A definitive ranking of the top artists in America, the chart accounts for factors like album sales, song consumption and social media activity.

Saweetie meanwhile soars to a new peak of #3 on the Billboard Emerging Artists chart, which uses the same methodology but exclusively features artists who have yet to score a major hit on the album or song charts.

Granted, “My Type” is quickly moving toward “hit” status. It jumps twenty places to a new peak of #47 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The success of the song also propels Saweetie’s “ICY” EP onto the Billboard 200 at #192.

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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