HITS Daily Double
this week's picks to break, chosen by the hits editorial staff
#1 Lil Baby
LW: 1
2W: 1
3W: -
album: Harder Than Ever (Mixtape)
track: Yes Indeed
Single featuring Drake went #1 on HITS Streaming Songs Chart; now #2 with 20m this week. #4 Spotify U.S., Top 20 worldwide. #1 Apple Music. 13m+ monthly Spotify listeners. Top 25 Urban, about to chart at Rhythm; 40m+ audience. Live appearances include Rap Caviar Live, Rolling Loud Festival. Press: N.Y. Times, XXL, Complex, Fader, Pitchfork, HotNewHipHop, MTV, more. Mgmt: Pierre "Pee" Thomas, Kevin "Coach K" Lee/Quality Control, Solid Foundation
#2 Juice WRLD
LW: 2
2W: 2
3W: -
Grade A/Interscope
album: Goodbye & Good Riddance
track: Lucid Dreams
#1 on HITS Streaming Songs Chart with 24m+ this week. 75m+ Spotify streams for single, 14m+ monthly listeners. #1 Spotify U.S., #2 Apple Music. #19 Shazam U.S. #8 iTunes Hip Hop & Rap Songs. #1 SoundCloud. Lyrical Lemonade showcase coming up on 6/23 in Chicago. U.S. Tour to follow in July. Press: Pitchfork, Pigeons & Planes, Mass Appeal, more. Mgmt: Lil' Bibby & George Dickinson/Grade A Productions
#3 Luke Combs
LW: 3
2W: 3
3W: 5
River House/Columbia Nashville
album: This One's For You
track: One Number Away
Third single went #1 at Country radio LW. First country solo male to go three for three off a debut album since Sam Hunt. Country chart-topping album now gold. Deluxe version recently clocked 55k total consumption; 31m streams first week. Went #1 country, Top 5 overall. "Hurricane" now double-platinum; "When It Rains It Pours" platinum. First headlining tour included two sold-out Ryman nights. CMA fest & Lolla. Joining Jason Aldean on High Noon Neon summer tour. iHeartRadio's Best New Country Artist. Mgmt: KAPPY/Make Wake Management
#4 Marshmello & Anne-Marie
LW: 5
2W: 5
3W: 2
Warner Bros.
album: N/A
track: FRIENDS
#6 Pop radio (+910, #7 gainer). #7 Dance, #20 Hot AC (+144). Seven days at #1 iTunes worldwide. #1 Musical.ly. #1 Shazam U.S. & globally. Peaked #3 Spotify Global Top 50. Both on Fallon 3/6. Anne-Marie on Corden 5/1. 5/4-7/30: Anne-Marie on Ed Sheeran U.K. / E.U. stadium support; U.S. in Aug/Sept. Marshmello fests and nightclub dates through August. Press: TIME, NME, more. Mgmt: Jazz Sherman/Rocket Ent (Anne-Marie); Krista Carnegie & Moe Shalizi/Red Light (Marshmello)
#5 Ella Mai
LW: 9
2W: 9
3W: 9
10 Summers/Interscope
album: N/A
track: Boo'd Up
#1 Urban radio, Top 10 Rhythmic. Top 5 Hot R&B Songs Chart; Top 10 Hot 100. 55m+ video views. Single #1 & EP #3 on Apple Music R&B/Soul chart. Top 10 Shazam U.S. Sold-out N.Y. show at SOB's 5/15. Just announced performance at the 2018 BET Awards, airing 6/24. BET Experience Main Stage Performance on 6/22. Essence Festival Superlounge Performance on 7/7. Opened for Kehlani on 2017's SweetSexySavage World Tour. Press: Forbes, Fader, Rolling Stone LAT, Paper, VIBE NEXT, more. Mgmt: 10 Summers
#6 Dan + Shay
LW: -
2W: -
3W: -
Warner Bros./Warner Nashville
album: Dan + Shay
track: Tequila
Three consecutive #1s at Country radio. Currently Top 5 with 15 consecutive weeks of triple-digit spins. Top 10 most-streamed artist in country genre. 6th most-streamed song of 2018 with 7m+ weekly OD streams and 120m + total OD streams. On road with Rascal Flatts on Back To Us Tour now. Cavendish Beach Festival, among others. TV: Ellen, GMA, Today, Kimmel, DWTS, Bachelorette, Live! With Kelly, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, CMA Awards, ACM Awards, CMT Awards. Mgmt: Jason Owen, Lisa Ray/Sandbox Ent; Scooter Braun/SB Projects
#7 Dennis Lloyd
LW: 12
2W: 12
3W: 11
Warner Bros.
album: N/A
track: Nevermind
#29 Alternative radio. Spins from Sirius XM, WKQI, KBKS, KUDL, WLTJ, KMXB, KYSR, KVIL & more. 185m+ total global streams. 16m+ monthly Spotify listeners. 18m+ YouTube channel views. Top 50 Spotify U.S. #1 peak on Today's Top Hits (12+ weeks on). Apple/iTunes global priority single. Love from Beats 1. Featured on A-List Pop, Global Pop, Future Hits playlists. 1m+ Shazams. U.S. headline tour just wrapped; Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, NYC, L.A. sold-out. Mgmt: Josh Fluxgold/One Way Co.
#8 AJR
LW: 4
2W: 4
3W: 4
AJR Productions/BMG
album: The Click
track: Sober Up
Single now gold. Recently went #1 at Alt radio. Top 20 Hot AC, #38 Top 40. 63m+ Spotify streams. On Spotify's Today's Top Hits playlist; Apple Music's Today's Hits and A-List Alt. "BTHD" Top 20 at Alt radio, 17m+ Spotify streams. Spotify and Apple Music "Songs of Summer 2018." Video premiered on UPROXX. TV: Today Show, Live w/Kelly, Kimmel. YouTube Artist on the Rise. iHeartRadio "About to Break." Hangout, Forecastle, Reading, Leeds, Bumbershoot and Life is Good festivals. Mgmt: Steve Greenberg & Laurie Marvald/AJR Productions
#9 Leon Bridges
LW: 6
2W: 6
3W: 6
album: Good Thing
track: Beyond
Top 30 Hot AC. 13m+ Spotify streams. "Bad Bad News" currently #2 AAA after two weeks at #1. 6m+ Spotify. Support from SiriusXM Spectrum and Pulse, WTMX, KCM, KLLC, more. 2.7m audience. Hit #1 Spotify U.S. viral chart, #4 globally. SONOS sync running now using "You Don't Know." "Liberated" - collab with Dej Loaf out now. TV: Ellen, Colbert. European festivals June/July. U.S. dates (starting in August) include two sold-out Radio City gigs. Supported Harry Styles on South American tour. Mgmt: Jonathan Eshak, Zeke Hutchins/Mick Management
#10 Two Feet
LW: 8
2W: 8
3W: 7
album: N/A
track: I Feel Like I'm Drowning
#7 Alt radio. 6.4m+ aud (+559k). iHeart Alternative Artist on the Verge. Newly added: WWDC, WRDA, WDTW, KPNT, WXDX, WEDG, more. SiriusXM's "Future Five" for 2018. 3.2m monthly Spotify listeners; 21.5m+ Spotify streams (+500k streams TW). Spotify New Music Friday (2.6m), Rock This (4.1m), more. Apple Music's A List: Alternative. Pandora Trendsetter 22 weeks in a row at spot #14. YouTube Artist on the Rise. Shazam Artist You Need to Know. Completely sold-out first U.S. headline tour. Mgmt: Andrew McInnes / TMWRK
#11 Jhene Aiko
LW: 10
2W: 10
3W: 8
Def Jam
album: Trip
track: Sativa
"Sativa" featuring Rae Sremmurd Top 10 Urban. Top 50 Shazam. Single going platinum, 120m+ streams. Album approaching gold, 500m+ streams. Spotify Secret Genius. Recent appearance on Ellen. On tour this summer. Festivals include Smokin Grooves and Panorama. Press love from Nylon, NPR, New York Times, more. Mgmt: Taz Askew / ART CLUB Intl.
#12 King Princess
LW: 11
2W: 11
3W: 10
album: N/A
track: 1950
Top 30 Alt radio. New adds at WKQX, WFUZ. Increases at KQGO, KPOI, WNFZ, KUCD. #8 on ALT8 SiriusXM's Alt Nation's Weekly Countdown. 88m+ Spotify streams, 9m monthly listeners. 250k Apple Music streams per week. YouTube Artist on the Rise. Gold in Australia and Canada. Selling 15-20k per week in consumption with 220k+ to date in the U.S. BBC support. Sold-out shows in L.A. & NYC; 1k+ tickets sold in each market. Mgmt: Adam Herzog, Andrew DiDio/Fated Future
#13 Alice Merton
LW: 7
2W: 7
3W: 3
album: No Roots (EP)
track: No Roots
Was #1 at Alt radio for two consecutive weeks; first independent female artist to top Alt chart in Mediabase history. #1 at AAA five straight weeks. Peaked #12 Hot AC. Top 30 Pop. #1 Alt Canada eight straight weeks. 265m combined streams. Approaching gold certification. 100m+ music video views. New single "Lash Out" #13 AAA (+8), #20 Alt (+121). Spring/summer festivals. Tour with Vance Joy announced. MiniCooper ad, Blacklist, NBA and NFL sync. Corden 5/9. Mgmt: Paul Grauwinkel / Grauwinkel
LW: 14
2W: 14
3W: 14
album: Love Is Dead
track: Miracle
New at WSFS & KMAX. Spinning on 40+ stations incl. Alt Nation, WBMP, KYSR, KITS, WRFF & more. Approaching Top 30 on Alt radio chart. 1.8m+ video views. #5 on Alt Nation's ALT-8 Countdown. 11m streams on Spotify. Headlining fall nationwide tour. Fests include Governor's Ball, Outside Lands, Lollapalooza, Life Is Beautiful, ACL, Radio 104.5's 11th Birthday Show, ALT 98.7 Summer Camp. Recent TV appearance on Fallon. Press from GQ, Nylon, Interview Mag, NPR. Album out now. Mgmt: Lunatic Ent
#15 Jade Bird
LW: 15
2W: 15
3W: 15
album: N/A
track: Lottery
New at WLNK, WSGL, WAHR, WSGL. Now on 20 Hot AC stations including KLLC, KTCZ, WMTX, and KAMX. 8m+ worldwide streams. Close to 500k video views. Spotify x BMW content live. Colbert, Fallon, Jools Holland. Headlining nationwide fall tour. Fests include Bonnaroo, Firefly, Mountain Jam, Grandoozy. 2018 SXSW Grulke Developing Non-U.S. Artist, Reeperbahn ANCHOR Award. Press: Rolling Stone, Noisey, The Boot, more. Mgmt: UROK Management
#16 Flora Cash
LW: 16
2W: 16
3W: 16
Bee & El/RCA
album: Nothing Lasts Forever (And It's Fine)
track: You're Somebody Else
About to chart at Alt. Most reactive Shazam song of the year at the format. 5.9m+ video views and 7.7m+ Spotify streams. Festivals in Europe this summer. Single used in viral campaign in South America--a 'social network awareness' partnership with Movistar; already at 25m views, now starting in Mexico. "California" went #1 HypeMachine. Mini-LP was nominated for two GAFFA Awards (Swedish Group of the Year, Swedish Breakthrough). Sold-out Bowery Ballroom show with Aurora 5/30. Press: Noisey, Paste, Indie Shuffle, Earmilk, Interview, more. Mgmt: David Bason