“Stay” is the second single from Rihanna’s 7th studio album titled “Unapologetic” which was released last year. The song was released on January 7, 2013 instantly became a hit debuting at #57 on Billboard Hot 100 and jumped to #3 just on its 2nd week becoming the singers 24th top 10n on the chart. The song also features Mikky Ekko who co-written the song with Justin Parker.
“Harlem Shake” was a song recorded by American DJ and producer Baauer which was released as a free digital download on May 22, 2012. It did not begin to sell until February 2013 thanks to a youtube vide which helped increase the single’s sales, as it reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Dance/Electronic Songs Chart, it also reached #3 on UK Singles Chart. While some felt that it was more of a novelty song, “Harlem Shake” was well received as an appealing dance song, by most of the music critics.
The song “Suit & Tie” is coming from Justin Tiberlake’s 3rd studio album “The 20/20 Experience” which is set to be released early this year. The song serves as his come back from 6 year hiatus from performing. Although he hasn’t been really absent in the music industry as he pursued record producing and songwriting for other artists. Though the single debuted at #84 last week on Billboard Hot 100 Chart it was one of the biggest jumper on its 2nd week reaching the #4 spot. It is now #1 on the R&B Songs Chart still on Billboard.
The latest single “Sure Be Cool If You Did” from Blake Shelton debuted at #44 on Billboard Hot 100. It is coming from his soon to be released album which still has no title announced. Blake Shelton has been voted “Entertainer of the Year” and “Male Vocalist of the Year” on CMA AWards for the year 2012. Though the song is currently at the #51 spot on its 2nd week on chart it is still #8 on Country Songs Chart.
“Don’t Stop the Party” is the third single from Pitbull’s album ” Global Warming”. The song was released on September 25, 2012 by RCA Records. Due to the song sexually explicit content it was banned from other countries. In the US however it gained some popularity and is fairing well on Billboard where it currently stands at #17 on Hot 100 Songs, #16 on Pop Songs and #3 on Rap Songs Chart. It also cracked the charts in other countries like Canada, Austria and Australia to name a few.
Just released last November 8, 2012 “I’m Different now debuts #33 on The Billboard Hot 100. Performed by 2 Chainz this third single from his debut album titled “Based on a T.R.U. Story” was having success lately. The song now is the 24th most downloaded single and #28 most downloaded ringtone on Billboard.
The new single “Scream and Shout” by Will.i.am coming from his coming soon 4th album titled “#willpower” is a receiving quite success after 3rd week of release. It currently holds the top spot in the “Digital Songs” category on Billboard Hot 100. Although it entered #3 on the “Bubbling under Hot 100 Singles” chart on it’s fist week the song was quite a gainer the 2nd week debuting at #12 on the “Billboard Hot 100″ for the week of December 15. The song is also receiving positive response internationally as it debuted quite high on international charts.
The song “Little Things” was released on November 11 as the official 2nd single from the album “Take Me Home”. One of 2 songs written by Singer-Song Writer Ed Sheeran for the album. the song tops the UK Singles Chart thereby becoming the groups’s 2nd single to top the list. Formed two years ago the “One Direction” was said to sparked the resurgence of boy band concept. Band members includes Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. To this day the sold over 12 million albums, singles, and videos.
A new single was released first on itunes last October 30, 2012 coming from the one of the hottest country band this year hopefully riding the momentum of the succes of their self titled debut album. “Better Dig Two” was “The Band Perry’s” first single for their 2nd album which is to be released early next year. Riding the success of their first album which got them 2 gold-certified songs, “All Your Life” and “You Lie” and “If I Die Young.”, this one will surely top all charts again. For those who are new to the band, it is composed of sibling led by lead vocalist Kimberly Perry and brothers Reid Perry, and Neil Perry.
This beautiful song which was released as the sixth single from Labrinth’s debut album Electronic Earth, was sung with Emeli Sandé and is Written by Labrinth himself with Mike Posner and Sandé. Released on October 21, 2012 the single peaked at #1 on the UK Singles Chart, In the week of it’s release it sold 108,000 copies, on the way to becoming Labrinth’s first ever number one single.