The Billboard Artist 100 is a definitive list that reveals the biggest musician of the week by looking at factors such as album sales, radio airplay and social media interaction. For several weeks that artist has been Taylor Swift but this week a new musician jumped from the number seven spot to the number one spot; that musician is British singer Ed Sheeran.

Artists Luke Bryan, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Drake and Fetty Wap rounded up the top 6. Dr. Dre dropped to 8th from 2nd, and new entrants into the list were his former group mates Eazy-E and Ice Cube, owing to the success of the movie ‘Straight Outta Compton’ which was based on their early beginnings in Hip Hop group NWA.

 

Doug L Fresh