We’re rolling out the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles chart for the week ending March 10, 2018.
Number 5: BlocBoy JB & Drake “Look Alive”
For the first time in a month, we get a newcomer. It happens in fifth place, where BlocBoy JB and Drake rise a slot with “Look Alive.”
BlocBoy JB is James Baker, a rapper from Memphis. He began uploading his songs to SoundCloud in 2012 and dropped his first mix tape in 2016. He posted a few viral hits, which attracted Drake’s attention. This is BlocBoy JB’s first Top 10 single — it’s Drake’s 23rd.
Number 4: Camila Cabello Featuring Young Thug “Havana”
Camila Cabello and Young Thug spend yet another week in fourth place with “Havana.”
Camila turned 21 on March 3, and last weekend she and her family celebrated in Miami. Here’s something else for Camila to celebrate: She’s going on tour with Taylor Swift. Camila and Charli XCX will support Taylor on her upcoming “Reputation” world tour — dates and locations have yet to be announced.
Number 3: Bruno Mars & Cardi B “Finesse”
Bruno Mars and Cardi B relax in third place with “Finesse.”
But we have bad news for Bruno’s fans in Beijing, China: A proposed tour stop there has been canceled. Last week, the city’s Municipal Bureau of Culture confirmed that the show’s promoter has canceled its application to host the singer on April 25. Guangzhou and Shanghai, however, appear to still be on the itinerary in late April.
Number 2: Ed Sheeran “Perfect”
Ed Sheeran stays strong in second place with his former champ “Perfect.”
Ed recently donated a signed guitar to the family of 11-year-old Melody Driscoll. The young UK resident suffers from the incurable disorder Rett syndrome, and her family faces a lengthy legal battle. Doctors want to withdraw Melody’s medication, fearing it will damage her liver; however, her parents say she’s in extreme pain and needs to continue. They hope the signed guitar can raise money to pay their legal fees.
Number 1: Drake “God’s Plan”
Drake bookends this week’s Top Five, as “God’s Plan” spends a fifth week at No. 1. The hit debuted at No. 1 — the 29th such song in the 59-year history of the Hot 100 chart. It also opened in first place on the Canadian and UK lists. It’s Drake’s fourth U.S. No. 1 single, and his second as a solo artist. So all in all, Drake’s doing well.
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