Leading ladies! Maggie Rogers and Ava Max take charge of Trendsetters this week. Be sure to take a listen their artist stations on Pandora today!
PHARRELL'S STAR PUPIL RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM
It was two years ago that then NYU music student Maggie Rogers brought Pharrell to tears with her song "Alaska." Now, she's finally released her full-length debut studio album, Heard It In A Past Life, which has charmed both fans and critics alike. The album has helped Rogers see a 140% increase in artist station adds and a 75% increase in interactive plays week on week.
'SWEET BUT PSYCHO' SINGER FINDS HER SWEET SPOT
Pop singer Ava Max debuted on the Predictions Chart shortly after releasing her breakout single, "Sweet But Psycho." Now, the song is No. 1 in the U.K. as well as a few other European countries. It seems to be just a matter of time until the song is a sensation in the States, too: "Sweet But Psycho" enters the top 20 of the Top Spins Chart this week. This month compared to last month, she's seen a 170% increase in artist station adds and a 225% increase in Thumbs Up on Pandora.