HITS Daily Double
this week's picks to break, chosen by the hits editorial staff
for week of: 01/20-01/26/2023
#1 Zach Bryan
LW: 1
2W: 1
3W: 2
Belting Bronco/Warner
album: American Heartbreak
track: Something in the Orange
1b+ global career streams; first-ever Spotify RADAR U.S. Country artist; "Something in the Orange" Grammy nominated for Best Country Solo Performance; peaked #4 Spotify U.S., #31 at Country radio; added to Spotify's Hot Country, Just Good Music, Apple's Today's Country, more; peaked #1 on Country Songwriters chart; Summerfest, Palomino Festival, Lollapalooza, Born & Raised, ACL, more; Booking: Sara Williams/WME. Mgmt: Danny Kang & Stefan Max/BAS Media
#2 Stephen Sanchez
LW: 2
2W: 2
3W: 8
album: N/A
track: Until I Found You
"Evangeline" out now. 36m+ monthly listeners, 1b+ global career streams; "Until I Found You" certified gold, peaked #3 at Triple A and Top 10 at Top 40, currently #11 at Hot AC; hit #1 Spotify's U.S. and Global Viral. appeared on Fallon, Colbert, more; 36-date North American headline tour kicks off 2/7; sync on Netflix's Ginny & Georgia; featured in Beyond the Stage, Early Rising, more. Booking: Tom Windish, Ira Goldenring & Jeff Molek/Wasserman. Mgmt: Rich Cohen & Emily Kennedy/LoyalT Management
LW: 7
2W: 7
3W: -
Big Loud/Big Loud Rock
album: the mockingbird & THE CROW
track: wait in the truck & JACK
2b+ global streams; "wait in the truck" f/Lainey Wilson" #11 at Country radio, "JACK" #11 at Active Rock, #1 Most Increased airplay; two platinum certified singles, one double platinum. Sold out upcoming mockingbird & THE CROW tour, joining Morgan Wallen's One Thing at a Time tour; upcoming TV performances; reigning ACM Songwriter of the Year; two-time AIMP Songwriter of the Year; more. Booking: Austin Neal/The Neal Agency. Mgmt: Seth England, Troy 'Tracker' Johnson, Greg Thompson, Emily Smith/Big Loud
#4 Bailey Zimmerman
LW: 3
2W: 3
3W: 3
Warner Music Nashville/Elektra
album: N/A
track: Fall in Love
Album debuted Top 10, most-streamed debut project of the year and most-streamed country debut project ever. 500m+ global career streams, 350m+ on "Fall in Love," peaked Top 10 at Country radio, "Rock and a Hard Place" currently #14; supported Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, Parker McCollum, more; Country Thunder Wisconsin, Golden Sky Festival, more. Booking: Adi Sharma/WME. Mgmt: Simon Tikhman & Chief Zaruk/The Core Entertainment, Chris Nilsson & Scott Frazier/10th St
#5 NewJeans
LW: 4
2W: 4
3W: -
album: OMG
track: Ditto
19m+ monthly Spotify listeners, "Ditto" #13 Top Songs Global, #5 U.S. Viral, added to Today's Top Hits, Apple's New Music Daily, more. Surpassed 500m global streams across all credits on Spotify, becoming the fastest Korean group to do so. 2022 Melon Music Awards Best New Artist, 2023 Golden Disk Awards Rookie Artist of the Year, Rookie of the Year - Music at 2022 Asia Artist Awards. Featured in Teen Vogue, NYLON, HYPEBAE, NME, NPR, more. Mgmt: HYBE
#6 d4vd
LW: 5
2W: 5
3W: 10
album: N/A
track: Romantic Homicide & Here With Me
28m monthly listeners; nearly 400m+ Spotify streams on "Romantic Homicide," peaked #1 on Spotify's U.S. Viral chart; added to Spotify's Today's Top Hits, Pop Rising, Apple Music's Today's Hits, more; 209m+ Spotify streams on "Here With Me," #21 Global chart; debut headlining The Root of it All tour begins in February; featured in Complex, Pigeons & Planes (Best New Artist August), Lyrical Lemonade, more. Mgmt: Josh Marshall/Mogul Vision
LW: 6
2W: 6
3W: 6
album: this is what ____ feels like (Vol. 1-4)
track: golden hour
800m+ global streams, 26b+ views across platforms; "golden hour" #10 at Top 40, #19 Hot AC; hit #1 on Spotify's Global and U.S. Viral, Top 50 Global and Top 10 U.S.; 1b+ combined YouTube views; 11m+ TikTok followers, 1b+ impressions; appeared on Fallon; performed 1/25 in N.Y., 1/31 L.A.; syncs on Samsung, Love Island, more. Featured in OTW, PAPER, Seventeen, more. Booking: Marissa Smith/UTA. Mgmt: Ethan Curtis & Aton Ben-Horin/Plush Management
#8 Anitta
LW: 8
2W: 8
3W: -
Warner Records
album: Versions of Me
track: Envolver
BNA Grammy nominee; "Envolver" peaked #1 on Spotify Global, making her the first solo Latin female artist to hit #1. 25th most followed musician on IG with 63.5m+ followers. 6x Latin Grammys nominee, recently co-hosted event; performed 2022 MTV VMAs (Best Latin winner) and 2022 AMAs (Favorite Female Latin Artist winner); 6 MTV EMAs, more; "Practice" (in Simlish) featured in SIMS campaign; named RS Top Albums of 2022; Forbes 30 Under 30, more. Booking: JBeau Lewis/UTA. Mgmt: Brandon Silverstein/S10
#9 GloRilla
LW: 9
2W: 9
3W: 13
album: Anyways, Life's Great...
track: Tomorrow 2 & F.N.F. (Let's Go)
"F.N.F. (Let's Go)" w/HitKidd Grammy nominated for Best Rap Performance; hit #1 on Urban, "Tomorrow 2" w/Cardi B reached #1 Rhythm, currently #5 Rhythm; hit #1 on Apple Music, #1 Trending YT video; added to Spotify's Rap Caviar, Apple's Rap Life, more. Performances at Tennessee, South Carolina, Delaware State Homecomings, more; Rolling Loud NY; syncs on HBO and Starz; appeared on Wild N Out; Best Breakthrough Artist at BET Hip Hop Awards. Booking: Cara Lewis/CLG. Mgmt: Rex Zamor/CMG & Marcus Ward
#10 The 1975
LW: 10
2W: 10
3W: 4
Dirty Hit
album: Being Funny in a Foreign Language
track: Part of the Band
16.8m+ monthly listeners; 6b+ global career streams, 5.5m global streams first week on "Part of the Band," peaked #2 at AAA, "I'm In Love With You" #7 at Alt, #4 at AAA. Eight Spotify playlist covers, 46 New Music Fridays, 20 Apple playlists, two covers, more; currently on tour, headlined Summer Sonic Tokyo and Osaka Japan (2022). 2.5m+ adjusted record sales (U.S.), 920k+ physical albums sold (U.S.) Featured in Rolling Stone U.K. (cover), more. Booking: Mike Mori/CAA. Mgmt: Jamie Oborne/All on Red
#11 RAYE
LW: 13
2W: 13
3W: -
Human Re Sources/The Orchard
album: My 21st Century Blues
track: Escapism.
Album out 2/3. 150m+ streams in 10 weeks on "Escapism." f/070 Shake, first U.K. #1; hit #1 on Spotify's Today's Top Hits (cover), #2 U.S. Viral, #10 Top 200 Global; #23 at Top 40 radio, #22 at Rhythm, chartbound at Hot AC; 1m+ Shazams, 1m+ TikTok creations, 2b+ views; sold out upcoming 21st Century Blues world tour, supporting Lewis Capaldi IE/U.K. dates. 4x BRIT Award nominee, more. Booking: Marty Diamond, Tom Schroeder, Eli Gelernter/Wasserman. Mgmt: Tia Ferguson, Paul Keen, Sarah Keen
#12 Omar Apollo
LW: 12
2W: 12
3W: 11
album: Ivory
track: Evergreen (You Didn't Deserve Me at All)
12m+ monthly listeners; Grammy BNA nominee; "Evergreen (You Didn't Deserve Me at All)" #10 at AAA radio; hit Top 20 Spotify U.S., Top 50 Global, added to Today's Top Hits, Pop Rising, more; performed 26-city Fall 2022 The Prototype tour and Coachella, Something in the Water, ACL; NPR Tiny Desk, GMA, Fallon, Kimmel; 600k+ TikTok creations; featured in Paper, GQ, RS, NME, more. Booking: Evan Hancock & Brent Smith/Wasserman. Mgmt: Dylan Shanks/Open Door Management
#13 Sabrina Carpenter
LW: -
2W: -
3W: -
album: emails i can't send
track: Nonsense
125m+ streams on "Nonsense," Top 10 Spotify U.S., #13 Global, added to Today's Top Hits; #30 at Top 40 radio, #2 Most Added this week; second North American leg of Emails I Can't Send Tour kicks off in March, 150k+ tickets sold, sold out N.Y.'s Terminal 5, L.A.'s The Greek, more; Hangout Festival (5/20); appeared on Fallon, Kimmel, Corden; Rolling Stone's 100 Best Albums of 2022; featured in Marie Claire Mexico (cover), Variety, more. Booking: CAA. Mgmt: Janelle Lopez Genzink/Volara Management
#14 charlieonnafriday
LW: 14
2W: 14
3W: 12
album: N/A
track: Enough
"that's what i get" out 1/27. 3m+ monthly listeners; 46m+ Spotify streams on "Enough," #23 at Top 40, added to Spotify's Pop Rising, sad hour, teen beats, Varsity Bars, more; 100m+ streams on "After Hours"; 24m+ TikTok likes, 1.8m followers. Opened for Two Friends and Ludacris; upcoming tour plans for 2023; featured in People, Seattle Times, more. Booking: Phil Quist, Akin Aliu, Ryan Thomson & Julie Greenberg/CAA. Mgmt: Breakr/The Ogunlesi Group
#15 Beach Weather
LW: 15
2W: 15
3W: 15
album: Pineapple Sunrise
track: Sex, Drugs, Etc.
9.8m+ monthly listeners, 288m+ Spotify streams on "Sex, Drugs, Etc." hit #1 at Alt radio, currently #3, #16 at AAA; hit #1 on Spotify's big on the internet, Top 30 on Viral Hits, charted on 64 Viral charts (U.S., U.K., CA, Sweden, Germany, more); previously opened for The Maine at Pier 17, performed 97X-Tampa's Next Big Thing; synced on Netflix's Control Z in 2020. Booking: Ryan Soroka/UTA. Mgmt: Tim Kirch & Chelsea Dunstall/8123 Management
#16 TALK
LW: 16
2W: 16
3W: 16
DOOGOOD/Range Media Partners/Capitol
album: N/A
track: Run Away to Mars
100m+ global streams RTD on "Run Away to Mars," hit #1 on Global Viral 50 chart, Top 50 charting in 13+ countries; #2 at AAA, #6 Alt; added to Pop Rising, teen beats, more; Shazam charting in nine countries. Performed sold-out show at L.A.'s The Troubadour (10/13); sync on Kim's Convenience; featured in American Songwriter, The Aquarian, more. Booking: Richard Vega, Jesse Robbins, Ben Totis/WME. Mgmt: Cormac McGee & Sandy Pandya/ArtHaus Music