On this week’s Weekly Top 20, the Cebuano pop group the Wonggoys debut with their first ever Bisaya song ‘Wa’y Blema’. Meanwhile Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd enter the chart as well with their despondent ‘Black Panther’ track ‘Pray for Me’. Check out facts about this week’s hits and tune in to Weekly Top 20 to listen.
‘Heaven’ by Julia Michaels
- “Heaven” is part of the original soundtrack of the movie ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ which Y101 hosted a screening of last February. In this song, Julia Michaels describes “bad boys” as having a deceitful and sinful nature, bringing heaven to their lovers and keeping them attached forever.
‘Wa’y Blema’ by Wonggoys
- With ‘Wa’y Blema’, the Wonggoys’ only aim is to spread good vibes. Gabe Wong explained that they made this song after they heard that VISPOP songwriter Jude Gitamondoc said that if ever the Wonggoys would make a Bisaya song, it would definitely become a hit. … and it did!
‘Pray for Me’ by The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar
- ‘Pray for Me’ is part of the original soundtrack of the movie ‘Black Panther’ which Y101 also hosted a screening of last February. This sad song sung in the voice of a downhearted hero, talks about loyalty, sacrifice, and redemption.
#1 - ‘For You’ by Liam Payne & Rita Ora
- Did you know that ‘For You’ wasn't written either by Liam Payne nor Rita Ora? The song was actually written by three songwriters each of whom has written a great big hit. The songwriters who wrote ‘For You’ are Ali Payami (who wrote The Weeknd’s ‘Can’t Feel My Face’), Ali Tamposi (who wrote Kelly Clarkson’s What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger) and Andrew Watt (who wrote Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’).