Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Chart Wise - Finally! Major Lazer Historic Top Place on Mediabase Chart; OMI's Cheerleader Still Top 3 on Billboard

Top 40: major Lands Historic #1: Selena Runner Up: R. City/Adam Levine Top 5; Fall Out Boy Top 10

*MAJOR LAZER takes the #1 position this week with "Lean On," featuring MO & DJ SNAKE it becomes the first song worked by an artist-led label to be worked independently to become #1 at Top 40 at MEDIABASE
*SELENA GOMEZ moves into the runner up spot with "Good For You." featuring A$AP ROCKY, rising 3*-2*
*R. CITY is top five in their eight week on the chart as "Locked Away," featuring ADAM LEVINE of MAROON 5, leaps 8*-5* and is + 1634 spins
*FALL OUT BOY motors inside the top 10 with "Uma Thurman," 11*-8* and up a huge 3341 spins - as the #1 Greatest Gainer
*TAYLOR SWIFT posts a 12 point jump, moving 31*-19* with "Wildest Dreams," growing 3328 spins - slightly behind the Bieber jump
*MACKLEMORE and RYAN LEWIS are up over 1928 spins, moving 30*-24* with "Downtown"
INTERSCOPE lands the top two debuts with X AMBASSADORS debuting at 34* with "Renegades"
*Meanwhile, ROBIN THICKE returns with "Black Together" at 35* - featuring Nicki Minaj
*The other debut comes from DAYA at 40* with "Hide Away"

Billboard Hot 100 
*OMI's "Cheerleader" voted song of the summer at the VMA's has slipped out of the #1 spot to give way to The Weeknd's " Can't Feel My Face" the prestigious spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week; while Major Lazer moves down *4-5* this week

Billboard Reggae Albums Top 10 update

 Joss Stone still holds Number 1; Jah Cure maintains his position; Carlene Davis re-
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enter Top 10; newcomer Rocky Duwani makes Top 10

*Joss Stone's "Water For Soul" hold Number 1 for a third week
*Jah Cure maintains *3 position for a second week with "The Cure
* Rebelution moves to 5* with "Count Me In" also maintaining the spot for a second week
*Reggae and Soca Gold 2015 and Rastafari "The Dreads Enter Babylon 1955 85" by "Various Artistes" holds *2, *4, *8 spots respectively
*Bob Marley and The Wailers  "Easy Skanking Boston 78" maintains *5
*Carlene Davis returns to Top 10 with Gospel alum "Dripping Blood" at *7
*The Expanders newcomers holds *9 for a second week                                                  
*Newcomer Rocky Duwani enters Top 10 with "Branches Of The Shame Tree" at 10*



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