Top 25 Breakthrough Music Artists | Rolling Stone Music Charts
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Breakthrough 25

The fastest-rising artists of the month

Last Updated 4 weeks Ago

May 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Chart Status: FINAL
Methodology

The Rolling Stone Breakthrough 25 chart highlights rising artists, offering a preview of the biggest stars of tomorrow. It ranks the artists who are seeing the greatest “unit growth” - i.e. the greatest gains each month in audio streams, the most reflective metrics of today's music landscape. It does not include passive listening, such as terrestrial radio or digital radio. Because the chart focuses on newer music, eligible artists must have been released their debut single or album within the past five years and have reached a certain threshold of consumption (popularity) at the start of the measuring period. Each month, Rolling Stone publishes an official version of the Breakthrough 25 chart, covering the four-week period ending with the previous Thursday. To read more about our methodology, including our weighting practices, visit our General Methodology.

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StaySolidRocky

Unit Growth 35.9M
2

Sheff G

Unit Growth 18.9M
3

Agust D

Unit Growth 12.8M
4

MarMar Oso

Unit Growth 11.1M
5

Kota the Friend

Unit Growth 7.8M
6

Regard

Unit Growth 7.6M
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Marca MP

Unit Growth 6.9M
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Ksi

Unit Growth 6.9M
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jxdn

Unit Growth 6.8M
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Chloe x Halle

Unit Growth 5.9M
11

LPB Poody

Unit Growth 5.2M
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Zach Bryan

Unit Growth 4.8M
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Hot Boii

Unit Growth 4.7M
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Giveon

Unit Growth 4.3M
15

Bino Rideaux

Unit Growth 4.3M
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