HipHopMagz Dance Chart Upstarts: Crankdat, SG Lewis & Geotic


Each week, Billboard Dance appears to be like at songs & albums rising on Billboard’s dance charts.

Crankdat feat. Sara Skinner, "Say It"

Ohio native Crankdat (actual title Christian Smith) cruises onto Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart (dated Nov. three) at No. 38 with "Say It," that includes Los Angeles-based singer Sara Skinner. It's Crankdat's third look, following "Reasons to Run" (No. 13 in March) and "Dollars" (No. 7 final November). "Say" additionally serves as Skinner's first Billboard chart motion. The observe takes almost two-thirds of its airplay from Music Choice's Dance/EDM channel and provides extra from fellow core-dance retailers KNHC (C89.5) Seattle and SiriusXM's BPM, in accordance with Nielsen Music.

Steve Pereira, Music Choice affiliate supervisor, programming, for Dance/EDM and Latin, tells Billboard, "I really like when artists get artistic and problem themselves to make one thing completely different from all the things else, and that's what Crankdat did with this file. I really feel like he took a bit little bit of all the things he's mastered and created one thing new and thrilling. Honestly, you simply need to take heed to it. Sara Skinner's vocals and Crankdat's creativity actually shine."

SG Lewis feat. AlunaGeorge, "Hurting"
London-based DJ/producer SG Lewis (full title Sam Lewis) launches at No. 40 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay with "Hurting," that includes AlunaGeorge. Although the primary look on this chart, Lewis has hit Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with "Better" (No. 31 in July) and "Warm" (No. 39, 2015), in addition to "Hurting" (No. 42 in September). He's additionally positioned two EPs on Dance/Electronic Album Sales, the No. 9-peaking Dusk (April) and Shivers (September 2015). For AlunaGeorge, "Hurting" is its fourth hit; the act's most profitable is its 2015 DJ Snake collab "You Know You Like It," which topped the chart for 4 weeks. "Hurting" achieves a lot of its airplay from three core-dance sources, SiriusXM's BPM, Music Choice's Dance/EDM channel, and KNHC.

Geotic, Traversa

Geotic, aka Will Wiesenfeld of Baths, grabs its first Billboard prime 10 in his second chart look, starting at No. 5 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with Traversa. The Los Angeles-based act hit No. 13 in 2017 with Abysma. Baths boasts three further appearances: Obsidian (No. 15, 2013), the Ocean Death EP (No. 25, 2014) and Romaplasm (No. eight, 2017).