These are the hits to this week’s Weekly Top 20. Check out facts about these songs below.
“A Thousand Miles” by Route 83
- An Electronic cover of Vanessa Carlton’s 2002 hit “A Thousand Miles”, this version was produced by Cebuano producer Carlisle Tabanera and sung by his girlfriend Relden Campanilla – together known as Route 83. The track was recorded in Relden’s bedroom after the duo scrolled through a list of classic pop hits they intend to cover and use for future gigs.
“No Brainer” by DJ Khaled feat. Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Justin Bieber
- “No Brainer” is the thematic sequel to DJ Khaled’s previous hit “I’m the One” and also features the same guest artists from before. The song's title “no-brainer” is an expression that means “really obvious”, the term originated in the United States in 1959 through a comic strip.
“Bracelet” by LAUV
- “Bracelet” is a song about the feelings and emotions one goes through after the end of a long-term relationship. According to LAUV he still regrets letting go of that person in his past and that all that’s left about her is the bracelet she gave him.
GOSSIP – Selena Gomez
- According to the tabloid magazine The Hollywood Life, a source close to Selena Gomez reveals that the singer still misses her “first love” Justin Bieber who officially put an end to the chance of a reconciliation with Gomez by getting engaged to Hailey Baldwin. According to the anonymous source, Gomez has mixed emotions about this news. The source says she (or he) notices some days that Gomez would feel disappointed and other days where she feels relieved knowing it’s a sign for her to move on. The source also added that if Bieber’s relationship would to fall apart, Gomez would be the first to text him.
#1 “In My Feelings” by Drake
- The overall sound of “In My Feelings” is heavily inspired by Bounce music, an energetic style of New Orleans hip hop music which originated in the late 80s. The song also uses a lot of vocal samples including Magnolia Shorty’s 2010’s remix of ‘Smoking Gun’, and Lil Wayne’s 2008 smash hit ‘Lollipop’.