Top 50 Artists Of 2020

This section contains the side by side comparison of the top 50 of Billboard’s top 100 artists of 2020 and Jarrett Nolan’s cumulative point method (aka the Nolan Method).

Check here for the top 100 songs of 2020 (Billboards vs. Nolan Method) or this page for the breakdown in alphabetical order.

2020 Billboard Artists’ Ranking vs. Nolan Method Chart

These top 50 artists of 2020 were created using data between December 2019 to the last week of November 2020.

The Billboard ranking is based on an artist’s chart performance on the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Social 50, and Boxscore touring revenue.

Meanwhile, the Nolan Method ranking is based on an artist’s chart performance on the Billboard Hot 100 WITHIN the Top 40. Points for collaborations are awarded to each credited artist.

1Post MaloneRoddy Ricch
2the WeekndDaBaby
3Roddy RicchDrake
4DaBabythe Weeknd
5DrakeJustin Bieber
6Juice WRLDHarry Styles
7Lil BabyJuice WRLD
8Harry StylesDua Lipa
9Taylor SwiftPost Malone
10Pop SmokeMegan Thee Stallion
11Billie EilishLewis Capaldi
12Dua LipaLil Baby
13Luke CombsFuture
14Lil Uzi VertPop Smoke
15Justin BieberBillie Eilish
16Lewis CapaldiLil Uzi Vert
17YoungBoy Never Broke AgainAriana Grande
18BTSYoung Thug
19Bad BunnyGabby Barrett
20Megan Thee StallionChris Brown
21Rod WaveCharlie Puth
22Doja CatQuavo
23Travis ScottMustard
24Morgan WallenJack Harlow
25LizzoMaroon 5
26FutureSAINt JHN
27Ariana GrandeMaren Morris
28EminemTravis Scott
29Maroon 5Doja Cat
30Young ThugArizona Zervas
31Kane BrownTaylor Swift
32Chris BrownLil Wayne
33Jonas BrothersNicki Minaj
34Maren MorrisTones and I
36GunnaJason Derulo
37Elton JohnJawsh 685
38Tones and ITory Lanez
39Polo GCamila Cabello
40Ed SheeranBeyonce
41Selena GomezCardi B
42Camila CabelloMarshmello
43Gabby BarrettGunna
44Lady GagaLil Durk
45KhalidLil Mosey
46Lil MoseyLizzo
47SAINt JHNLady Gaga
48Trevor DanielDan + Shay
49Jack HarlowSelena Gomez
50Jhene Aiko
24kGoldn (tie)
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