Olivia Rodrigo jumps from No. 10 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Sept. 23), returning as the top musical act in the U.S. for a seventh total week, and for the first time since 2021, thanks to her new sophomore album, Guts.
The set launches at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 302,000 equivalent album units earned in its opening week, according to Luminate, while its lead single “Vampire” returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week on top.
This marks the first time that Rodrigo has tripled up at No. 1 on Billboard’s three premier charts. She’s the 16th artist to achieve the feat (dating to the Artist 100’s 2014 inception). Drake has scored the most such success, with 16 weeks ruling all three rankings concurrently, followed by Taylor Swift (15).
Most Weeks Ruling the Artist 100, Hot 100 & Billboard 200 Charts Simultaneously:
(As of charts dated Sept. 23, 2023)
- 16, Drake
- 15, Taylor Swift
- 9, Adele
- 5, The Weeknd
- 4, Morgan Wallen
- 2, Ariana Grande
- 2, Ed Sheeran
- 2, Harry Styles
- 1, Beyoncé
- 1, Justin Bieber
- 1, Zach Bryan
- 1, BTS
- 1, Camila Cabello
- 1, Future
- 1, Kendrick Lamar
- 1, Olivia Rodrigo
All 12 songs from Guts land in the top 40 of the latest Hot 100, led by “Vampire” and “Bad Idea Right?” (No. 7). Rodrigo makes history as the first artist to chart all songs from two career-opening albums in the ranking’s top 40, as all 11 tracks from 2021’s Sour likewise reached the region.
Also on the Artist 100, V re-enters at No. 3, reaching the top 10 for the first time as a solo act. The BTS member returns on the strength of his new solo EP Layover, which debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 100,000 units.
V is the seventh and final member of BTS to reach the Artist 100’s top 10 in a solo capacity, after Jimin (No. 1 peak), Agust D (aka Suga; No. 3), Jung Kook (No. 5), J-Hope, RM (both No. 6) and Jin (No. 10).
The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay and streaming to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
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