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Subscriber Account active since. Drake and Post Malone are in a league of their own in popular music this year, according to Nielsen's mid-year report on the music industry. The two rappers, whose versatile music has allowed them to top charts across multiple genres, took the top two spots on Nielsen's ranking of 's most popular artists by total album-equivalent consumption, a metric which includes all music sales, streaming figures, and digital downloads. Drake's Billboard No. Post Malone's single " Psycho " came in second in both categories. Here are Nielsen's 10 most popular artists of so far, ranked by total album-equivalent consumption:. Total album-equivalent consumption: 1,, Album sales: , Digital songs: , Streaming on-demand audio: 1,,, Business Insider logo The words "Business Insider". Close icon Two crossed lines that form an 'X'.