I. MESSAGE OF THE WEEK Jennifer Lopez Speaks for Many Women In a recent interview on Today, Jennifer Lopez spoke extensively about her children, even getting emotional at the subject. It made me think. Read more here http://dlvr.it/NbNpj0
II. CHARTBEAT 1. Ariana Grande and John Legend have claimed the top spot with their cover of Beauty And The Beast. It is Ariana's second and John's first. 2. Meghan Trainor debuts at number two with I'm a Lady. Will this hit give her a 6th chart topper? Or will Yeah Boy become Kelsea Ballerini's 4th number one first? 3. Meanwhile, City Of Stars, the biggest song of the year so far, continues its strong run in the chart. Last year's biggest song, Sleepover, is still here too, at number 19.
III. ELITE TOP 5 1. Ariana Grande and John Legend - Beauty and the Beast (1.0 weeks #1) 2. Meghan Trainor - I'm a Lady 3. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone - City of Stars (3.0 weeks #1) 4. Kelsea Ballerini - Yeah Boy 5. Lauren Alaina - Road Less Traveled
IV. REST OF THE BEST 6. Kelly Clarkson - Love Goes On 7. Ed Sheeren / MULTIPLE VERSIONS - Castle on the Hill (1.2 weeks #1) 8. Peter Hollens and Tiffany Alvord - Somewhere Out There (0.2 weeks #1) 9. Zayn Malik ft. Taylor Swift - I Don't Wanna Live Forever (1.0 weeks #1) 10. Emma Stone - Audition (The Fools Who Dream) (0.2 weeks #1)
11. Selena Gomez - Kill Em With Kindness (0.2 weeks #1) 12. Katy Perry - Chained to the Rhythm 13. La La Land Cast - Another Day of Sun 14. Maren Morris - 80s Mercedes (4.0 weeks #1) 15. Justin Timberlake / MULTIPLE VERSIONS - Can't Stop The Feeling (0.2 weeks #1)
16. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Come With Us (1.0 weeks #1) 17. Justin Timberlake ft. Anna Kendrick - True Colors (1.0 weeks #1) 18. TaraElla - Let It Go (New Lyrics) (orig. Idina Menzel) (http://bit.ly/29BnE2c) 19. Jamie Lynn Spears - Sleepover (5.0 weeks #1; 2016 EOY #1) 20. Clean Bandit - Rockabye (1.0 weeks #1)
While I do not like the Meghan Trainor song being so high, I do like everything else... mostly. Pretty awesome for Ariana Grande and John Legend to take the #1 position but I also like Castle of the Hill and Chained to the Rhythm being high up there too.