JAY Z, BABYFACE, MAX MARTIN, CHICAGO IN SONGWRITERS HALL
Jay Z makes history. (2/22a)
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SOME PRE-BRITS MUSINGS
Who are you rooting for? Pass the wine. (2/22a)
The first chart of the new year will have Republic's Ariana Grande sitting at #1 with "Side to Side" f/Nicki Minaj, while Rihanna's "Love On The Brain" (Westbury Road/Roc Nation/Def Jam) joined the Top 10 over the holiday break. ZAYN and Taylor Swift's "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" (UStudios/BMR/RCA-Republic) moves up to #11 and should join the Top 10 shortly. The Weeknd's "I Feel It Coming" f/Daft Punk (XO/Republic) is now Top 15 and Adele's "Water Under The Bridge" (XL/Columbia) joins the Top 20. Notable movers inside the Top 30 include Drake's "Fake Love" (YMCMB/Republic), Bebe Rexha's "I Got You" (Warner Bros.), Hey Violet's "Guys My Age" (Caroline) and Flume's "Say It" f/Tove Lo (Mom & Pop). And charting this week will be Noah Cyrus' "Make Me (Cry)" f/Labrinth (RECORDS).