Jackson Wang Makes Strong Social 50 Chart Debut


The GOT7 rapper-singer-producer additionally noticed a surge in his solo music streams & purchases.

With a U.S. stadium tour and a slew of latest chart information, 2018 was an enormous yr for GOT7. And now member Jackson Wang reaches a brand new milestone all his personal.

Jackson enters Billboard's Social 50 chart beginning at No. 33 -- the best new entry among the many three artists additionally making their debut this week. The majority of his Social 50 factors got here from Twitter reactions -- his newly created @JacksonWang825 account, which launched in August and helped his begin. 

The Hong Kong–born star additionally re-enters the Emerging Artists chart at No. 42 this week. He beforehand spent one week on Emerging Artists, hitting No. 14. The Emerging Artists chart ranks the most well-liked 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 Hot 100, Billboard 200 and the Social 50.

The surge in exercise for the singer-rapper-producer is undoubtedly linked to his newly launched collaboration with Gucci Mane, "Different Game." The monitor, which reached the higher echelons of the U.S. iTunes charts upon launch, has earned greater than 4 million views since its Nov. 6 premiere. Meanwhile, the one tweet Jackson shared for the video boasts greater than 28,000 retweets and 53,000 likes so far.

Despite there being only a handful of songs launched to his title in America, the 24-year-old's solo catalog earned 406,000 on-demand U.S. streams within the monitoring week ending Nov. eight, in line with Nielsen Music, a 72 % achieve from the week prior. His solo materials additionally logged three,000 digital downloads, a 1,000 % enhance from the week earlier than.

With Jackson's newest launch together with new music coming from GOT7 an upcoming repackage of their Present : You album, don't anticipate him or his band mates to be leaving the charts anytime quickly. In the meantime, take a look at one other second that's saved Jackson in viral circles -- his remix of Blackstreet's Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit "No Diggity" from a current efficiency in China: