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A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera’s “Say Something” (Black Magnetic/Epic) is the Greatest Gainer for the week at Top 40, while Lorde and Arctic Monkeys are set to battle for #1 at Alternative.

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TOP 40
After a three-week run, RCA’s Miley Cyrus relinquishes the Top spot and Team Interscope grabs not only #1 with Imagine Dragons’ "Demon" but also #2 with Eminem f/Rihanna’s "The Monster" and #3 with OneRebublic’s "Counting Stars." RCA’s Pitbull f/Ke$ha’s "Timber" continues to climb toward the Top 5, landing at #7, and A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera’s "Say Something" (Black Magnetic/Epic) is the Greatest Gainer for the week, jumping #33-27. The battle for a chart debut this week is too close to call between SYCO/Columbia’s Emblem3 "3000 Miles" and RCA’s Chris Brown f/Nicki Minaj with "Love More."

RHYTHMIC
There’s not much change in the Top 10 this week. Kid Ink f/Chris Brown’s "Show Me" (RCA) and Pitbull f/Ke$ha’s "Timber" (Mr. 305/RCA) have very solid increases and moves on the chart, as does Drake’s "The Language" (YM/CM/Republic). T-Pain’s "Up Down" (RCA) also continues to develop nicely, and will move into the Top 25. J Cole’s "She Knows" (Roc Nation/Columbia) and YG f/Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan’s "My Hitta" (CTE/Def Jam/IDJ) are both having great weeks. SoMo’s "Ride"(Republic) will be the biggest debut this week, with Future f/ Miley Cyrus’ "Real And True" (Epic) also debuting this week. 

ALTERNATIVE
RCA
’s Cage the Elephant will remain #1 for a 5th week with their big hit, "Come a Little Closer." The new contenders for the #1 spot—Lorde’s "Team" (Lava/Republic) and "Do I Wanna Know?" from Domino’s Arctic Monkeys—are both having strong spin weeks but still remain a few hundred spins behind.  XL’s Vampire Weekend is also having a good week of spins, and Top 10 is now in sight for "Unbelievers." Jake Bugg’s "What Doesn’t Kill You" (Mercury/IDJ) is next on deck to chart. 





 

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