Macklemore And Lewis
Can’t say I’m impressed with the Chance The Rappers verse at all
Lo these many years later though the question is, is Billboard, is album an single sales, irrelevant and the answer is, if viewed in a vacuum maybe so but as part of the streaming, youtube, etc etc Itunes, so on universe they are valuable. And I bet if you compared this list of most popular Spotify tracks and Billboard sales, they would be knocking on identical
Give It 2 U – Robin Thicke – Emphasis is everything and at Jingle Ball, used silence to emphasis his “Angel” hook and the rest of the song followed, making a substandard Timberlake song become a major pop stroke – A-
EDM is so folded into popular music that it didn’t appear as a THING at all, so according to Z100, pop music 2013 is dance pop and that’s really it. Perhaps they are right, or perhaps it was just a bad year for Z100 talent promoters.