FLETCHER Debuts on Emerging Artists Chart, Pinkfong Swims to Top Five


Plus, Ava Max spends a fifth week at No. 1.

New Jersey-born singer-songwriter FLETCHER debuts at No. 28 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated Feb. 23), as her breakout single "Undrunk" rises 31-24 on the Pop Songs airplay chart in its second week.

"Undrunk" logged 12.1 million radio viewers impressions, up 61 p.c, within the newest monitoring week, based on Nielsen Music. It additionally drew 952,000 on-demand U.S. streams and offered 1,000 downloads.

The Emerging Artists chart ranks the preferred growing artists of the week, utilizing the identical components because the all-encompassing Billboard Artist 100, which measures artist exercise throughout a number of Billboard charts, together with the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and the Social 50. (The Artist 100 lists the preferred acts, general, every week.) However, the Emerging Artists chart excludes acts which have notched a high 25 entry on both the Hot 100 or Billboard 200, in addition to artists which have achieved two or extra high 10s on Billboard's "Hot" tune style charts and/or consumption-based "Top" album style rankings.

Ava Max logs her fifth week at No. 1 on Emerging Artists, fueled by her breakthrough single "Sweet But Psycho," which jumps 17-14 on Pop Songs.

Rounding on the Emerging Artists chart's high 5, Dean Lewis holds at No. 2, as his ballad "Be Alright" rises 5-Four on Adult Pop Songs; Lauv lifts 5-Three; Louis Tomlinson holds at No. Four; and Pinkfong takes a chew out of the highest 5 for the primary time (Eight-5), as its world smash "Baby Shark" spends a seventh week on the Hot 100, the place it reached No. 32.

Just exterior the Emerging Artists high 5, Lexington, Kentucky-based group Emarosa debuts at No. 6, because the band's fifth LP, Peach Club, begins at No. 11 on the Alternative Albums chart and No. 137 on the Billboard 200 with 7,000 equal album models. The set earns the group its fourth entry on Alternative Albums, following 2010's Emarosa (No. 10), 2014's Versus (No. 12) and 2016's 131 (No. 13).

Check out this week's full Emerging Artists chart here.