Zach Bryan Triples Up at No. 1 on Artist 100, Hot 100 & Billboard 200

Zach Bryan zooms from No. 16 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Sept. 9), becoming the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time, thanks to his new LP, Zach Bryan.


The set, released Aug. 25 via Belting Bronco/Warner Records, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 200,000 equivalent album units in its opening week, according to Luminate. It becomes his first No. 1 album, after he charted five prior sets – all since only June 2022: American Heartbreak (No. 5 peak), Summertime Blues (No. 34), All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster (Live From Red Rocks) (No. 88), Elisabeth (No. 92) and Deann (No. 167).

All 16 of the new release’s tracks concurrently debut in the top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100, led by “I Remember Everything” featuring Kacey Musgraves at No. 1. It’s the first Hot 100 leader for each singer-songwriter.

All 16 tracks also debut on the Hot Country Songs chart, with six in the top 10. Bryan is just the third act to land at least six in the top 10 at once, after Morgan Wallen (a record nine) and Taylor Swift (seven).

Bryan is just the second country act to top the Artist 100 in 2023, after Wallen, who has led the chart for eight weeks this year (among 13 total weeks on top). One country act ruled in 2022 (Luke Combs), after two each led in 2021 (Wallen, Eric Church), 2020 (Combs, Kenny Chesney) and 2019 (Combs, Thomas Rhett). (Still, country music is surging in 2023, thanks in large part to Wallen.)

Meanwhile, Bryan becomes just the the second country male soloist to simultaneously triple up at No. 1 on the Artist 100, Hot 100 and Billboard 200, after Wallen, who has scored four such weeks, including the most recent such frame among all artists: On the April 22 charts, he led the Artist 100 and paced the Hot 100 with “Last Night” and the Billboard 200 with One Thing at a Time.

Elsewhere on the latest Artist 100, Miley Cyrus jumps 22-7, driven by her new single “Used to Be Young.” The ballad begins at No. 8 on the Hot 100, becoming her 12th top 10.

Plus, Tyler, the Creator vaults 52-8 on the Artist 100 thanks to a new vinyl deluxe release of his former Billboard 200 No. 1 Call Me If You Get Lost. The set soars 143-11 on the Billboard 200 (37,000 units) and returns to No. 1 on the Top Album Sales chart for a fifth total week on top.

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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