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Selena and Christina Celebrate Music Release Anniversaries

Great music is released all of the time, but this week there are two anniversaries on the same day that produced some really good music from a few famous female singers that we all know and love. Selena Gomez and Christina Aguilera are both celebrating anniversaries with two of their biggest hits.

Selena Gomez’s “Good For You” was released one year ago June 22. It came off the album “Revival” and was a monster hit for her. It was nominated for awards at the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, and 2015 Teen Choice Awards. A$AP Rocky’s help on the track definitely helped put this song over the top.

Christina Aguilera released “Genie In a Bottle” 17 years ago on June 22! Wow! It hasn’t been that long has it? This song really put her on the map, showed off her vocal talents, and the music video was pretty hot! It would sell over one million copies in the US, proving to be one of her best singles ever.

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Justin Timberlake Remains Number One

Each and every week we like to dissect the top songs on the Top 40 chart given to us by Mediabase and this week we see Justin Timberlake remain on top. His number one hit streak continues, but with some stiff competition just below him. The Chainsmokers and Daya have put out a great hit that is only 119 spins away! Drake’s hit, “One Dance,” sits at number three a little further back, but we all know how popular Drake’s music is.

There are two new songs to the top 10 this week, James Bay’s “Let It Go” and Sia’s “Cheap Thrills.” These two jumped more than a few spots to reach the eight and nine positions on the chart this week.

Let’s take a look at the entire top 10 list…

1. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
2. The Chainsmokers f/ Daya – Don’t Let Me Down
3. Drake f/ Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
4. Fifth Harmony f/ Ty Dolla $sign – Work From Home
5. Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
6. Calvin Harris f/ Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
7. Mike Posner – I Took a Pill in Ibiza
8. James Bay – Let It Go
9. Sia – Cheap Thrills
10. Nick Jonas f/ Tove Lo – Close

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The Weeknd and Kanye West to Headline Meadows Music and Arts Festival

Founders Entertainment has announced an upcoming festival in Queens, New York that should be a great time to be at and it includes two of our favorites performers in the game right now, The Weeknd and Kanye West. These two will be headlining the event that is currently set for the first two days of October.

This event will take place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park and isn’t just a lineup that is two performers strong. There are plenty of big names already lined up to perform at this festival including Chance the Rapper, Kygo, Mac Miller, Kamasi Washington, Bryson Tiller, Pusha T, and Post Malone among many others.

In total, the event will have over 40 artists performing on four stages on October 1 and 2. How could you possibly beat that?

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Billboard Hot 100 Festival Lineup Revealed

On August 20, the Billboard Hot 100 Festival begins and stretches through Sunday. We are extremely excited about the lineup they’ve provided and finally have the day-to-day lineups! Let’s take a look at who will be performing when at Nikon Jones Beach Theater that weekend.

The first day of action, Saturday, consists of big names like Ariana Grande, Fetty Wap, Rachel Platten, Wale, Rae Sremmurd, and Martin Garrix among many others.

Sunday, we see Calvin Harris, J.Cole, Coleman Hell, Desiigner, Brooke Eden, Lost Kings, and Ryos among others.

As you can see, you definitely don’t want to miss either day of this festival. If we’re being honest though, we’re more excited about Saturday than Sunday though!

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DNCE, G-Eazy and Others Headed to Music Midtown

The Music Midtown lineup has been released and it has received plenty of good and bad responses. We love it because of the diverse group of artists and bands involved, but many are upset over the lack of Friday entertainment. Music Midtown will be taking place Sept. 17 and 18, starting at noon, but will not include Friday the 16th.

As to who will be playing, there are many of start performers ready to go for this one. Our personal favorites might be DNCE and G-Eazy, but there are others like The Killers, Twenty One Pilots, Beck, James Bay, and Leon Bridges that will be in attendance. Do you see what we mean? This lineup is great!

Other big names headed to Atlanta, Georgia for this event include Big Boi, Kesha, Band of Horses, and Alabama Shakes among many others. Tickets can be bought for $125 for this two-day event.

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