The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
Khalid's reign is also powered by his nine entries on the Billboard Hot 100, led by "Better," which surges 16-8 to become his fourth top 10 and first as a sole lead.
Rounding out the Artist 100's top five, Billie Eilish dips to No. 2 after a week at the summit; Lil Nas X vaults 20-3 as his first Hot 100 No. 1, "Old Town Road," logs a second week on top with record-breaking streams; Ariana Grande dips 2-4; and Post Malone drops 3-5.
Plus, Sara Bareilles re-enters the Artist 100 at No. 12, a new peak, as she scores her sixth top 10 on the Billboard 200 as Amidst the Chaos launches at No. 6 (35,000 units).