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This week on the Weekly Top 20, Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd spends a second week atop the number one with their Black Panther track ‘Pray For Me’. Meanwhile, two new songs debut. Imagine Dragons enters with their “first true love” and Post Malone with Ty Dolla $ign steps in with their own love song to luxury. Check out the facts of this week’s hits below!
“Subtle Thing” by Marian Hill
- This song by the synth-pop duo is part of the soundtrack to Fifty Shades Freed. This song, first released back in February, was the duo’s first music release since their 2016 debut with Act One which included the WT20 no. 1 hit Down.
“Next To Me” by Imagine Dragons
- Dan Reynold, the main songwriter and vocalist of the band says that “Next To Me” was his first “true love song.” He confessed he has never written any love song because of his harsh histories with love in the past, but it’s his wife that changed all that.
“Psycho” by Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign
- This song is simply about Post Malone and Ty Dolla Sign rapping about the luxuries they have earned in their music career. They rapped about fine jewelry and convertibles.
GOSSIP - 5 S E C O N D S O F S U M M E R
This Australian pop-punk band is currently on tour in North America to promote their latest album, Youngblood, which includes the WT20 hit “Want You Back”. This weekend they will be performing in Toronto, Minnesota, and then in Chicago on Monday. They’ve been busy performing everywhere and has even debuted on The Tonight Show just last week.
#1: “Pray For Me” by The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar
- This song actually has references to the Biblical apocalypse or (End of Times). Most of Kendrick Lamar’s verses in the song refers to how we are nearing the last days as foretold in the Book of Revelation.