Paul McCartney Hits No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100 Chart, Powered by 'Egypt Station' Album

Plus, Lauren Daigle, Mac Miller and Russ attain new peaks.

Paul McCartney re-enters the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Sept. 22) at No. 1 to turn out to be the highest musical act within the U.S. for the primary time for the reason that chart's 2014 inception.

McCartney reigns as his new album Egypt Station debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 153,000 equal album models, in keeping with Nielsen Music, incomes the legend his eighth No. 1 set and first since 1982.

McCartney beforehand peaked at No. 37 on the Artist 100 in 2015, when “FourFiveSeconds" with Kanye West and Rihanna reached No. Four on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Beatles icon turns into the sixth act to re-enter the Artist 100 at No. 1 in 2018, following West, Jack White, Bon Jovi, Fall Out Boy and Eminem.

Rounding out the Artist 100's prime 5, Eminem dips to No. 2; Lauren Daigle vaults 49-Three, hitting a brand new peak, as her album Look Up Child launches at No. Three on the Billboard 200; BTS dips 2-Four; and Drake drops Three-5.

Meanwhile, Mac Miller re-enters the Artist 100 at No. 6, a brand new finest rank, within the first full monitoring week after his demise on Sept. 13. The late MC concurrently lands three songs on the Hot 100 and seven entries on the Billboard 200.

Plus, Russ re-enters at No. 9, additionally a brand new peak, as his LP Zoo zooms onto the Billboard 200 at No. Four with 79,000 models.

Check out this week's full Artist 100 chart right here.

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