Chart Buzz for April 6, 2020

Chart buzz features top songs from the billboard hot 100 and Itunes.  DJ Todd from Epic 1 Entertainment gives his thoughts on some of the songs and how they might be used for special events.  This week we feature the hottest releases and have the current hot 100 from billboard.  Itunes music charts always offers a variety of hot music and what is trending in the world.  Singer Bill Withers died this week and his song, Lean on me is #1 currently on the itunes chart.  

The Weeknds, “Blinding Lights” has been the hot song since the release of his new album “After Hours”.  It is currently # 1 on the Billboard hot 100 and #4 on the itunes charts.  I love this song as it has an 80’s vibe.  The opening almost sounds like “take on me”  by Aha.  

Post Malone’s “Circles” rises 5-4 on the Hot 100, after notching three weeks at No. 1 (Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Jan. 11), and moves closer to the record for the most weeks spent in both the chart’s top five and top 10, the latter record one that the rapper-singer already shares:

Most Weeks in Billboard Hot 100’s Top Five
27, “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, 2017
27, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, 2016-17
26, “Circles,” Post Malone, 2019-20
25, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, 2014-15
25, “How Do I Live,” LeAnn Rimes, 1997-98
24, “Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, 2018
24, “That’s What I Like,” Bruno Mars, 2017
23, “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, 2019
23, “Without Me,” Halsey, 2018-19
23, “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, 2017
23, “The Twist,” Chubby Checker, 1960-61-62

This is a great mid tempo song for most events. 

Billboards top 25 songs

  1. Blinding Lights by The Weeknd
  2. The Box by Roddy Ricch
  3.  Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa
  4. Heartless by The Weeknd
  5. Circles by Post Malone
  6. Life is Good by Future
  7. Adore you by Harry Styles
  8. Intentions by Justin Bieber
  9. Say So by Doja Cat
  10. Roxanne by Arizona Zervas
  11. Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi
  12. Everything I Wanted by Billie Eillish
  13. Hot Girl Bummer by blackbear
  14. Memories by Maroon 5
  15. Dance Monkey by Tones and I
  16. In Your Eyes by the Weeknd
  17. The Bones by Maren Morris
  18. My oh My by Camila Cabello
  19.  10,000 Hours by Dan + Shay Justin Bieber
  20. Savage by Megan Thee Stallion
  21. Alone Again by The Weeknd
  22. After Hours by The Weeknd
  23. Ballin’ by Mustard & Roddy Ricch
  24. Scared To Live by The Weeknd
  25. Hardest To Love by The Weeknd

Dua Lipa’s “Break My Heart,” her follow-up to “Don’t Start Now,” launches at No. 21 on the Hot 100 billboard charts.  Dua Lipa is becoming one our favorite artists for upbeat dance music.  We love “Don’t Start Now”.  

Most Weeks in Billboard Hot 100’s Top 10
33, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee, 2018-19
33, “Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, 2018-19
33, “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, 2017
32, “Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott, 2018-19
32, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, 2016-17
32, “How Do I Live,” LeAnn Rimes, 1997-98
31, “Circles,” Post Malone, 2019-20
31, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, 2014-15
30, “Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish, 2019
30, “Smooth,” Santana feat. Rob Thomas, 1999-2000

Future’s “Life Is Good,” featuring Drake, rebounds 6-5 on the Hot 100, after peaking at No. 2 for eight weeks.

Harry Styles’ “Adore You” ascends to a new Hot 100 high (7-6), as does Doja Cat’s “Say So” (9-7). As previously reported, Styles’ hit becomes his first No. 1 on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart (and makes him the fourth member of One Direction to lead the list).

Rounding out the Hot 100’s top 10, Justin Bieber’s “Intentions,” featuring Quavo, keeps at its No. 8 high; Billie Eilish’s No. 8-peaking “Everything I Wanted” rises 12-9; and Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved” lifts 11-10, after tallying three weeks at No. 1.

The top 25 songs on itunes

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