10 First-Timers on Billboard’s Charts This Week: Overmono, Käärijä, Noa Kirel & More

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These acts are marque caller to Billboard's charts, dated May 27.


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Billboard has much than 200 different play charts successful its menu, encompassing galore genres and formats.

While established artists often compete for a spot connected nan Billboard Hot 100 songs floor plan and Billboard 200 albums ranking, which way nan astir celebrated songs and albums of nan week, respectively, up-and-coming talents typically commencement disconnected connected genre-specific lists.

Here’s a look astatine 10 acts who look connected surveys for nan first clip connected nan May 27-dated charts.



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The Welsh physics duo arrives connected Billboard’s charts pinch its first full-length album, Good Lies. The set, released May 12 connected XL Recordings, debuts astatine No. 53 connected Top Current Album Sales pinch 1,000 copies sold successful nan May 12-18 search week, according to Luminate. Overmono, which comprises brothers Ed and Tom Russell, released 7 EPs betwixt 2016-22 earlier dropping nan caller LP. The astir caller 2 EPs, Cash Romantic (2022) and Everything U Need (2020), were besides released done XL. The Russell brothers person collaborated pinch dance/electronic mainstays Four Tet, Joy Orbison and Thom Yorke. In March, they released a remix of Ed Sheeran’s existent azygous “Eyes Closed.” They’re group to embark connected their Good Lies World Tour crossed North America and Europe successful September.


The Finnish rapper (real sanction Jere Pöyhönen) arrives pinch “Cha Cha Cha.” The song, released Jan. 17 via Warner Music Finland, debuts astatine No. 13 connected nan Billboard Global Excl. U.S. floor plan and No. 27 connected nan Billboard Global 200. Käärijä represented Finland successful nan Eurovision Song Contest (May 9-13) and performed “Cha Cha Cha” during nan competition. The opus by nan Helsinki native, who was raised successful Vantaa, Finland, has been steadily rising since January, having already deed No. 1 connected Billboard’s Finland Songs floor plan for 4 weeks opening successful March. It leads Iceland Songs for a 2nd week and debuts atop nan latest Poland Songs and Sweden Songs surveys. It besides reaches nan apical 10 successful Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ireland, Norway and Switzerland.

Noa Kirel

The Israeli singer-songwriter scores her first floor plan deed pinch “Unicorn.” The song, released March 8, debuts astatine No. 153 connected nan Global Excl. U.S. floor plan pursuing her performances of nan way during nan Eurovision Song Contest. Kirel, from Ra’anana, Israel, represented nan state successful nan competition, and nan azygous opens successful nan apical 10 connected Iceland Songs (No. 5) and Finland Songs (No. 10).

The California Jet Club

The corporate enters Billboard’s charts pinch its collaboration pinch Macy Gray and Maino, “Every Night.” The song, released successful March 2022 via Moonslice Records, debuts astatine No. 30 connected Adult R&B Airplay. The group comprises Alex Kyhn (bass), Tamir Barzilay (drums) and Billy Wes (keys). Gray, who first appeared connected Billboard’s charts successful 1999 and reached No. 5 connected nan Hot 100 pinch “I Try” successful 2000, and nan California Jet Club released their first associated album, The Reset (which includes “Every Night”) connected Feb. 14. They besides released a sped-up type of nan group March 21. While nan opus marks California Jet Club’s first floor plan appearance, it earns Gray her eighth introduction connected Adult R&B Airplay, and first since “Sugar Daddy” successful 2018.

LA Vision & BIM

Both acts make their first entries connected Billboard’s charts pinch their team-up pinch Shane Codd, “Same Mistakes” (billed arsenic by Shane Codd & LA Vision featuring BIM). The song, released Jan. 27 connected Polydor/Astralwerks/Capitol Records, debuts astatine No. 34 connected nan Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. LA Vision (real name: Marco Sissa) is simply a Brazilian/Italian creation singer-songwriter/producer, now based successful Italy. His breakthrough track, “Hollywood,” featuring Gigi D’Agostino, has garnered 255 cardinal charismatic world streams, according to Luminate. BIM (full sanction Bim Amoako-Gyampah) is simply a British singer-songwriter whose euphony combines popular and gospel sounds. She released her debut solo LP Beauty successful Chaos successful January 2022 done Trumpets & Timbrels Records.

MC Caverinha & KayBlack

Both Brazilian rappers people their first floor plan hits pinch their collaboration “Cartão Black.” The song, released May 11 via Warner Music Brasilia, debuts astatine No. 168 connected nan Global Excl. U.S. floor plan pinch 12.7 cardinal streams extracurricular nan U.S.

Benjamin Alard

The French classical organist, harpsichordist and clavichordist notches his first floor plan quality pinch his LP Johann Sebastian Bach: The Complete Works for Keyboard, Vol. 8: Köthen, 1717-1723 – For Maria Barbara. The collection, released May 12 done Harmonia Mundi, debuts astatine No. 12 connected nan Traditional Classical Albums chart. Alard has agelong been an enthusiast of Bach and has recorded respective albums of his works. The caller set, notably, is dedicated to Maria Barbara Bach, nan composer’s first wife.

Rakesh Chaurasia

The accomplished flautist, from Uttar Pradesh, India, makes his first sojourn to Billboard’s charts acknowledgment to his collaborative medium pinch Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer, As We Speak. The set, released May 12 connected Béla Fleck Productions/Thirty Tigers, debuts astatine No. 1 connected Bluegrass Albums, No. 1 connected Classical Crossover Albums, No. 2 connected Classical Albums, No. 2 connected Contemporary Jazz Albums, No. 5 connected Jazz Albums, No. 43 connected Top Current Album Sales and No. 72 connected Top Album Sales pinch 2,000 copies sold. The group contains nan 4 artists’ takes connected Indian and Western classical music, positive bluegrass and jazz.

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