Niall Horan Tops Billboard Artist 100 Chart, Third One Direction …
November 2, 2017 - one direction
One Direction is a usually organisation to have during slightest one member strike No. 1 solo … and now 3 have.
Niall Horan is a tip low-pitched act in a U.S., as the pop singer-songwriter leaps 24-1 on a Billboard Artist 100 draft (dated Nov. 11). Horan follows Zayn and Harry Styles as a third member of One Direction to tip a list.
Aside from One Direction (which appearance during No. 2 in Dec 2014), no other organisation has seen any of a members order a Artist 100, never mind three.
The Artist 100, that launched in Jul 2014, measures artist activity opposite pivotal metrics of song consumption, consistent manuscript and lane sales, radio airplay, streaming and amicable media fan communication to yield a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
Horan tops a ranking on a strength of his entrance solo album Flicker, that parallel opens during No. 1 on a Billboard 200 with 152,000 homogeneous manuscript units, according to Nielsen Music. Album sales minister to a infancy of Horan’s Artist 100 points (79 percent), followed by radio airplay (8 percent).
Rounding out a Artist 100’s tip five, final week’s champion, P!nk, dips to No. 2, Ed Sheeran binds during No. 3, Imagine Dragons tumble 2-4, and Taylor Swift rises 6-5. Each act in a top five has topped the Artist 100, imprinting a initial quintet of leaders during Nos. 1-5 since the Sept. 2-dated list, when Kesha spent her initial week during No. 1, trailed by Bruno Mars, Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar.
Among other draft moves, Young Dolph is a solitary entrance on a draft this week, as a rapper debuts during No. 75 on a strength of his fourth studio album Thinking Out Loud, that arrives during No. 16 on a Billboard 200 (26,000 units).