The rapper reigns as his new album, ‘4 Your Eyez Only,’ opens atop the Billboard 200 & Top Album Sales charts.
J. Cole is the top musical act in the U.S., soaring from No. 19 to No. 1 for his first week atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Dec. 31).
The Artist 100 measures artist activity across Billboard‘s most influential charts, including the Billboard Hot 100, Top Album Sales and the Social 50. The Artist 100 (which launched in July 2014) blends data measuring album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.