Bruno Mars has finally reached the number one spot on this week’s Weekly Top 20. While Zac Efron and Zendaya might look like they’re creeping in to the top, chances are Mars and Cardi B would still be at number 1. Meanwhile, Liam Payne and Rita Ora’s For You has the biggest leap this week. They rose ten spots up from number 14 to number 4, knocking off Dua Lipa’s spot. Two new songs also debut this week. Find out more about them below.
‘The Weekend (Funk Wav Remix)’ by SZA and Calvin Harris
- This is Calvin Harris’ remix of one of [Sizza’s] popular tracks off her debut album [Control]. The song is about what it feels like to be a “side chick”, or a mistress, and how she has to share a man with another woman. The song also talks about how all relationships require investment, time, emotional labor, and love in order to work.
‘Sick Boy’ by The Chainsmokers
- This political pop song is about how the Chainsmokers deal with the culture differences between the East and West coasts of the United States which caused self-doubt in the two musicians.
‘Stir Fry’ by Migos
- This is Migos’, (the Atlanta trio rappers’) second single off their album ‘Culture 2’. This simple pop rap love song to food and fame was produced by Pharrell Williams. Quavo of Migos said that one day Pharrell went into their studios and shared some beats he made back in 2008 and allowed the trio to rap over it.
GOSSIP: G-EAZY & HALSEY
- Yesterday, Halsey the singer and her boyfriend rapper G-Eazy reminded everyone in California that their love is still going strong. The two were seen coming out of a car and were holding hands on their way to a restaurant in Hollywood frequented by celebrities. Halsey rocked a cable knit sweater and a faded denim jeans while boyfriend G-Eazy wore an all-black ensemble topped with a green baseball hat.
#1 ‘Finesse (Remix)’ by Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B
- Bruno Mars himself directed the music video to this song. He said it was inspired by one of his "favorite TV shows of all time." The clip of course pays homage to the early 1990s American sketch comedy series “In Living Color”. The drum pattern intro to this song also takes direct inspiration from Bell Biv Devoe’s 1990 hit, ‘Poision’.