Image Source: youredm.com
This week on the Weekly Top 20, Post Malone replaces Dua Lipa from the top spot. His new single, Rockstar, which is an ode to the modern take of the rock and roll lifestyle, slams Dua Lipa’s New Rules off the number one spot and into the second position. Meanwhile EDM Dj’s like DJ Snake, Matoma, and Alesso all debut on the chart this week. Find out about their songs below on this week WT20FACTS.
‘Wolves’ by Selena Gomez & Marshmello
- This is Selena Gomez’ second EDM collaboration this year. It follows up her previous EDM hit single It Ain’t Me with EDM producer Kygo. With Wolves, Gomez collaborates with the 21-year old marshmallow-masked EDM producer Marshmello, who is known for his groove-oriented, synth-and-bass heavy electronic dance music.
‘A Different Way’ by DJ Snake & LAUV
- This song was written by at least six songwriters including DJ Snake and Ed Sheeran. "A Different Way" carries a similar style to that of "Let Me Love You," DJ Snake's previous hit single featuring Justin Bieber that peaked at No. 4 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.
‘Is That For Me’ by Alesso & Anitta
- This is the new single from the 26-year old Swedish DJ and producer Aless featuring vocals by Brazilian singer Anitta. This is also Anitta's second only English-language song, following her “Checkmate” campaign, which finds the singer releasing a new song every month in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.
‘Staying Up’ by Matoma feat. The Vamps
- This is another tropical jam between the 26-year old Norwegian DJ and Producer Matoma and the British pop rock band The Vamps. This song boasts rich organ chords and a Caribbean-themed melody that blend well with the boy band's youthful, raspy vocals. It has already cruised past the quarter of a billion streams in different digital streaming sites.
#1 – ‘Rockstar’ by Post Malone feat. 21 Savage
- In this song, 22-year old rapper Post Malone puts his own spin on the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Some critics noted that Rockstar could be this generation’s spin on the 1977 rock song ‘Sex and Drugs and Rock And Roll" by English singer-songwriter Ian Dury. Although that song was not a hit at the time, it did however became well known for creating the popular saying that describes the hedonistic lifestyle of rock stars.