Records are made to be broken

The Beatles

Last year, Justin Bieber charted 17 songs simultaneously on the Hot 100. Last week, Drake surpassed that with 20. Prior to last year, the Beatles held that record for 51 years. Records held by legends, broken by relatively new modern day artists is a topic that never fails to rile lovers of older music. Are facts facts?

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Boost or Mute

This week in pop culture on Boost or Mute: All-Canadian Hot 100 | The Top 3 of this week’s Hot 100 in the US is occupied by Canadians, two of them. Justin Bieber’s new song What Do You Mean? debuted at #1, while The Weeknd is #2 with last week’s #1 Can’t Feel My Face while another of his songs,

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Viral Sensations

When can a song featured in a viral video be considered a hit song? That’s a question that has popped up a lot over the last month since Baauer entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1 with Harlem Shake where it’s been ever since. The song has received modest amounts of digital downloads and very minimal amount of radio

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