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    by » 05-05-18, 03:43

    Quote Originally Posted by Spartan
    Decent #1, not my favourite mash-up fo theirs but still good.
    Like the songs by Shawn and Fleetwood Mac too.
    I enjoy it a lot more now than I did back then. It was an ingenious mash-up, though I'd agree that "Rumour Has It/Someone Like You" and "Survivor/I Will Survive".

    Glad you like the other tracks. One of them will be #1 today.
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    by » 05-05-18, 03:47

    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    14.(10) Katharine McPhee - Had It All
    Fantastic artist! Great to see her here. Wish she had a better career (music wise).
    Quote Originally Posted by SummerPeur
    Time stops for the Kween everytime WBT is performed.
    Quote Originally Posted by Goldmoney
    So does her microphone

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    by » 05-05-18, 03:51

    Quote Originally Posted by SummerPeur
    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    14.(10) Katharine McPhee - Had It All
    Fantastic artist! Great to see her here. Wish she had a better career (music wise).
    Agreed! She's one of the most talented acts to have ever graced American Idol. "Had It All" is my favourite post-Idol song from her.
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    Friday's Top 20 (May 4th)

    01.(09) Shawn Mendes - Youth (feat. Khalid)
    02.(05) Florence + the Machine - Hunger
    03.(13) Janet Jackson - I Get Lonely (Greatest Gainer)
    04.(RE) Jason Mraz - Have It All (Best Comeback)
    05.(RE) Janet Jackson - Thinkin' Bout My Ex
    06.(RE) Janet Jackson - BURNITUP! (feat. Missy Elliott)
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - Funny How Time Flies (When You're Having Fun)
    08.(RE) Janet Jackson - When We Oooo
    09.(RE) Janet Jackson - Luv
    10.(02) Céline Dion - Ashes (Biggest Free Faller)
    11.(RE) Aloe Blacc - Brooklyn in the Summer
    12.(RE) Janet Jackson - No Sleeep
    13.(RE) Mika - Rain
    14.(NE) Glee Cast - Arthur's Theme (Highest Debut)
    15.(17) Christina Aguilera - Accelerate (feat. 2 Chainz & Ty Dolla $ign)
    16.(RE) Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
    17.(RE) Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
    18.(NE) Sting - Fields of Gold
    19.(NE) The Bangles - Eternal Flame
    20.(RE) Janelle Monáe - I Like That
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    Saturday's Top 20 (May 5th)

    01.(RE) Glee Cast - Rumour Has It/Someone Like You (Best Comeback)
    02.(01) Shawn Mendes - Youth (feat. Khalid)
    03.(RE) Janet Jackson - Feedback
    04.(RE) Glee Cast - Survivor/I Will Survive
    05.(RE) Glee Cast - Thriller/Heads Will Roll
    06.(RE) Katharine McPhee - Had It All
    07.(RE) Glee Cast - Locked Out of Heaven
    08.(10) Céline Dion - Ashes
    09.(15) Christina Aguilera - Accelerate (feat. 2 Chainz & Ty Dolla $ign) (Greatest Gainer)
    10.(RE) Glee Cast - The Scientist
    11.(RE) Janelle Monáe - Crazy, Classic, Life
    12.(NE) Glee Cast - Listen to Your Heart (Highest Debut)
    13.(RE) Glee Cast - Defying Gravity
    14.(RE) Glee Cast - Don't Stop Believin'
    15.(NE) Glee Cast - I Lived
    16.(RE) Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen
    17.(RE) Glee Cast - Bust Your Windows
    18.(RE) Janet Jackson - If It Takes All Night
    19.(RE) Janet Jackson - If
    20.(02) Florence + the Machine - Hunger (Biggest Free Faller)
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    Sunday's Top 20 (May 6th)

    01.(RE) Lady Gaga - The Cure (Best Comeback)
    02.(RE) En Vogue - Rocket
    03.(RE) Sugababes - Follow Me Home
    04.(RE) Lady Gaga - Dance in the Dark
    05.(RE) Hurts - Wonderful Life
    06.(RE) Lady Gaga - Hair
    07.(RE) Jason Mraz - The Remedy (I Won't Worry)
    08.(RE) Madonna - Deeper and Deeper
    09.(RE) Janet Jackson - I Get Lonely
    10.(RE) Madonna - Nothing Really Matters
    11.(RE) Stokley - Organic
    12.(19) Janet Jackson - If (Greatest Gainer)
    13.(RE) Katy Perry - Rise
    14.(NE) Foo Fighters - Learn to Fly (Highest Debut)
    15.(RE) Madonna - Love Profusion
    16.(RE) The Weather Girls - It's Raining Men
    17.(RE) Whitney Houston - I Learned from the Best
    18.(RE) Lady Gaga - Just Dance (feat. Colby O'Donis)
    19.(07) Glee Cast - Locked Out of Heaven
    20.(02) Shawn Mendes - Youth (feat. Khalid) (Biggest Free Faller)
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    Tuesday's Top 20 (May 8th)

    01.(RE) Janet Jackson - Discipline (Best Comeback)
    02.(RE) Céline Dion - Ashes
    03.(RE) Janet Jackson - Doesn't Really Matter
    04.(RE) Florence + the Machine - Hunger
    05.(RE) Janet Jackson - So Excited (feat. Khia)
    06.(RE) Janet Jackson - Damita Jo
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - Come Back to Me
    08.(RE) Janet Jackson - You Need Me
    09.(RE) Usher - Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)
    10.(RE) Lady Gaga - So Happy I Could Die
    11.(RE) Mariah Carey - Heartbreaker (feat. Jay-Z)
    12.(06) Lady Gaga - Hair (Biggest Free Faller)
    13.(RE) Beyoncé - All I Could Do Was Cry
    14.(RE) P!nk - Are We All We Are
    15.(RE) Janelle Monáe - I Like That
    16.(RE) The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar - Pray for Me
    17.(RE) Train - 50 Ways to Say Goodbye
    18.(RE) Katy Perry - Roulette
    19.(RE) Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
    20.(RE) Janet Jackson - Dream Street
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    Wednesday's Top 20 (May 9th)

    01.(15) Janelle Monáe - I Like That (Greatest Gainer)
    02.(RE) Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You) (Best Comeback)
    03.(RE) Janelle Monáe - Americans
    04.(RE) Janet Jackson - You Want This
    05.(RE) Adele - Melt My Heart to Stone
    06.(RE) Rita Ora - Anywhere
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - That's the Way Love Goes
    08.(RE) Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
    09.(RE) Ariana Grande - Honeymoon Avenue
    10.(RE) Janet Jackson - You
    11.(RE) Janet Jackson - Dream Street
    12.(RE) Lana Del Rey - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
    13.(RE) Rita Ora - I Will Never Let You Down
    14.(RE) Janelle Monáe - Crazy, Classic, Life
    15.(RE) Lana Del Rey - Freak
    16.(RE) Janet Jackson - Any Time, Any Place
    17.(03) Janet Jackson - Doesn't Really Matter (Biggest Free Faller)
    18.(RE) Destiny's Child - Lose My Breath
    19.(RE) Ariana Grande - Break Free (feat. Zedd)
    20.(RE) Janelle Monáe - Cold War
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    Thursday's Top 20 (May 10th)

    01.(14) Janelle Monáe - Crazy, Classic, Life (Greatest Gainer)
    02.(NE) K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real (Highest Debut)
    03.(RE) Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen (Best Comeback)
    04.(RE) Jennifer Lopez - Waiting for Tonight
    05.(RE) Beyoncé - I Was Here
    06.(RE) Jill Scott - Golden
    07.(RE) Jennifer Lopez - If You Had My Love
    08.(RE) Britney Spears - (You Drive Me) Crazy
    09.(RE) Ariana Grande - Let Me Love You (feat. Lil Wayne)
    10.(NE) Garbage - When I Grow Up
    11.(NE) Backstreet Boys - Larger Than Life
    12.(NE) Sheryl Crow - Anything but Down
    13.(NE) Alanis Morissette - Joining You
    14.(NE) Five - Keep on Movin'
    15.(RE) Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten
    16.(RE) Rihanna - Music of the Sun
    17.(RE) Britt Nicole - Gold
    18.(11) Janet Jackson - Dream Street (Biggest Free Faller)
    19.(RE) Portugal. The Man - Modern Jesus
    20.(NE) 6lack - One Way (feat. T-Pain)
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    by » 11-05-18, 02:44

    It is so nice to see Janelle back

    This is the least Janet I've seen on the chart in awhile.

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    by » 11-05-18, 02:47

    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    Wednesday's Top 20 (May 9th)
    09.(RE) Ariana Grande - Honeymoon Avenue
    LOVEEEEE HMA. I wish she did more of this style.


    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    Thursday's Top 20 (May 10th)
    15.(RE) Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten
    17.(RE) Britt Nicole - Gold
    Unwritten....my gosh the memories associated with that song. Also the memories it brings back of being young and watching 'The Hills' religiously and wishing my life was as exciting as theirs

    Fantastic to see Gold get some love! <3
    Quote Originally Posted by SummerPeur
    Time stops for the Kween everytime WBT is performed.
    Quote Originally Posted by Goldmoney
    So does her microphone

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    02.(NE) K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real (Highest Debut)
    03.(RE) Stevie Nicks - Edge of Seventeen (Best Comeback)
    04.(RE) Jennifer Lopez - Waiting for Tonight
    08.(RE) Britney Spears - (You Drive Me) Crazy
    11.(NE) Backstreet Boys - Larger Than Life
    13.(NE) Alanis Morissette - Joining You
    14.(NE) Five - Keep on Movin'
    15.(RE) Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten

    Some great classics there, mostly from the 1999 Game.

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    by » 12-05-18, 04:52

    Quote Originally Posted by cheapthrills
    It is so nice to see Janelle back

    This is the least Janet I've seen on the chart in awhile.
    When you release the best album of 2018 (so far), you're going to have some staying power here!

    On days when I don't update the tribute, Janet's hold on my chart diminishes, but she'll pick it up this weekend, I'm sure. Let's see how she fares against Eurovision!

    Quote Originally Posted by SummerPeur
    LOVEEEEE HMA. I wish she did more of this style.
    Co-sign! Songs like that one and "Tattooed Heart" - the more straightforward, traditional ballads - are right in the vein of Ariana's sweet spot. She can mix it up with bangers like "I'm into You", but she sounds best on "Honeymoon Avenue"-type tracks.

    Quote Originally Posted by SummerPeur
    Unwritten....my gosh the memories associated with that song. Also the memories it brings back of being young and watching 'The Hills' religiously and wishing my life was as exciting as theirs

    Fantastic to see Gold get some love! <3
    I remember "Unwritten" more for those Pantene shampoo commercials!

    "Gold" never fails to lift my spirits.

    Quote Originally Posted by Benny
    Some great classics there, mostly from the 1999 Game.
    Yep! UKMix has the biggest influence on my taste.
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    by » 12-05-18, 04:58

    Friday's Top 20 (May 11th)

    01.(NE) Christina Aguilera - Twice (Hot Shot Debut)
    02.(RE) Mariah Carey - The Roof (Best Comeback)
    03.(RE) Whitney Houston - It's Not Right but It's Okay
    04.(RE) Years & Years - Sanctify
    05.(RE) Christina Aguilera - Not Myself Tonight
    06.(RE) Coldplay - Adventure of a Lifetime
    07.(RE) Katharine McPhee - Had It All
    08.(RE) Glee Cast - Defying Gravity
    09.(RE) Janelle Monáe - Pynk (feat. Grimes)
    10.(RE) Janet Jackson - Enjoy
    11.(RE) Coldplay - Hymn for the Weekend (feat. Beyoncé)
    12.(RE) Céline Dion - Ashes
    13.(NE) Rita Ora - Proud
    14.(NE) Sugarland - Babe (feat. Taylor Swift)
    15.(RE) Janet Jackson - Doesn't Really Matter
    16.(RE) Kelly Clarkson - Breakaway
    17.(RE) Kelly Clarkson - My Life Would Suck Without You
    18.(RE) Shawn Mendes - Youth (feat. Khalid)
    19.(RE) Janet Jackson - If
    20.(RE) Carrie Underwood - The Champion (feat. Ludacris)
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    Saturday's Top 20 (May 12th)

    01.(NE) Netta - Toy (Hot Shot Debut)
    02.(14) Sugarland - Babe (feat. Taylor Swift) (Greatest Gainer)
    03.(NE) César Thompson - Nothing but You
    04.(NE) Eleni Foureira - Fuego
    05.(NE) Waylon - Outlaw in 'Em
    06.(NE) SuRie - Storm
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - Son of a Gun (Betcha Think This Song Is About You) (feat. Carly Simon) (Best Comeback)
    08.(01) Christina Aguilera - Twice (Biggest Free Faller)
    09.(NE) Saara Alto - Monsters
    10.(NE) Alexander Rybak - That's How You Write a Song
    11.(NE) Benjamin Ingrosso - Dance You Off
    12.(RE) Janet Jackson - Could This Be Love
    13.(RE) Janet Jackson - What Have You Done for Me Lately
    14.(RE) Janet Jackson - Truth
    15.(RE) Alexander Rybak - Fairytale
    16.(NE) Mikolas Josef - Lie to Me
    17.(NE) DoReDoS - My Lucky Day
    18.(NE) Eugent Bushpepa - Mall
    19.(NE) Equinox - Bones
    20.(NE) Jessica Mauboy- We Got Love
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    Sunday's Top 20 (May 13th)

    01.(01) Netta - Toy
    02.(04) Eleni Foureira - Fuego
    03.(08) Christina Aguilera - Twice (Greatest Gainer)
    04.(02) Sugarland - Babe (feat. Taylor Swift)
    05.(05) Waylon - Outlaw in 'Em
    06.(RE) Céline Dion - Ashes (Best Comeback)
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - Rope Burn
    08.(NE) J. Cole - ATM (Highest Debut)
    09.(RE) Janet Jackson - If It Takes All Night
    10.(RE) Jason Mraz - Have It All
    11.(RE) Janet Jackson - Dream Street
    12.(03) César Thompson - Nothing but You (Biggest Free Faller)
    13.(RE) Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
    14.(17) DoReDoS - My Lucky Day
    15.(09) Saara Aalto - Monsters
    16.(RE) En Vogue - Rocket
    17.(NE) J. Cole - KOD
    18.(RE) Beyoncé - Run the World (Girls)
    19.(RE) Loreen - Euphoria
    20.(RE) Bojana Stamenov - Beauty Never Lies
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    by » 14-05-18, 09:19

    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    Sunday's Top 20 (May 13th)

    01.(01) Netta - Toy
    02.(04) Eleni Foureira - Fuego
    05.(05) Waylon - Outlaw in 'Em
    06.(RE) Céline Dion - Ashes (Best Comeback)
    12.(03) César Thompson - Nothing but You (Biggest Free Faller)
    13.(RE) Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
    14.(17) DoReDoS - My Lucky Day
    15.(09) Saara Aalto - Monsters
    19.(RE) Loreen - Euphoria
    Hi Akini

    Loving the eurovision takeover right now. <3

    Now that i'm over my personal favourite not winning, i do think Netta was a good winner. Toy definitely stood out and there must've been millions of people watching on Saturday night who were only discovering the song for the first time. It's quite refreshing to have a non-serious song winning as even novelty songs have their value too.

    That said, Fuego was my banger from the entire contest. Ever since i first heard the song, i was captivated. Eleni owned that stage and her performance was so much more than just a eurovision performance. It was like watching someone in concert, and this only added to the heights of amazingness that Eleni brought to the show.

    I wasn't as keen on Waylon's entry although when i watched his performance at the semi finals, i thought he really delivered but then again he didn't exactly have much competition on Thursday night.

    César Thompson was the biggest surprise on the night for me. I actually do like Nobody but you but i just prefer other songs more. I still can't believe (well, i can ) that the BBC rejected this song thinking it wasn't good enough. Although that makes me wonder how César might've fared had he been representing the UK instead.

    DoReDoS had one of the most typical eurovision songs in the final. Ever since i first heard this i wasn't really sold on the song, but their staging definitely made them stand out. Again, i just prefer many other songs that made the final.

    Monsters being one of them. It's the only eurovision entry that entered my chart before the contest but that was more down to the fact i already knew Saara from The x factor so i was treating this as if it was her first solo single. Saara totally owned it too so i was disappointed that her performance didn't resonate more with the voters. :( It's still one of my personal favourites from this year.

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    by » 14-05-18, 18:15

    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    She's deliberately steering away from the term 'visual', opting instead to label it an 'emotion picture', but irrelevant classification aside, I really enjoyed it. I viewed it before listening to the album in full, and I think that enhanced my enjoyment of the song, as I was able to listen to the tracks with greater perspective.
    Not gonna lie, at first I'm like "You're pushing it with the semantics here..." - but Janelle's every choice (visually and sonically) is very deliberate, and I absolutely believe in the power of words, so I've come to really appreciate/admire your dedication to using her specific language. Putting "emotion" at the forefront when identifying this piece - something that isn't conveyed by "movie" or "visual" - truly suits the project. Right on.

    Quote Originally Posted by JSparksFan
    01.(01) Netta - Toy
    03.(08) Christina Aguilera - Twice (Greatest Gainer)
    04.(02) Sugarland - Babe (feat. Taylor Swift)
    06.(RE) Céline Dion - Ashes (Best Comeback)
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - Rope Burn
    09.(RE) Janet Jackson - If It Takes All Night
    11.(RE) Janet Jackson - Dream Street
    13.(RE) Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
    15.(09) Saara Aalto - Monsters
    18.(RE) Beyoncé - Run the World (Girls)
    19.(RE) Loreen - Euphoria
    • I had to peek in here when I saw a Pokémon in your thread title I haven't been following Eurovision, but it looks like you're pretty pleased with the winner? It's definitely a quirky, creative track sending a very worthwhile message.
    • I'm lovin' this new lease on life for "Babe" lately! Your reaction in my thread a couple weeks ago seemed pretty tepid, so this recent 14 - *2* - 4 run is a really pleasant surprise! Not to harangue a simple typo (since I make more than my share basically every day), but you've got my mind racing with the fantasy-collabo-potential you've broached with that "Sugababes ft. Taylor Swift" credit on Saturday...
    • "Ashes" has been faring pretty well too! I don't think I've seen you actually share your thoughts on that one yet, but its performance here is sending some encouraging signs!

    Yet another chart that's not playing around, Akini!

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    by » 14-05-18, 19:49

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix98
    I haven't been following Eurovision...
    Prepare to have your mind blown.


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    by » 15-05-18, 04:06

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    Hi Akini
    Hey, Jake!

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    Loving the eurovision takeover right now. <3
    This has happened every May since 2013, when Sven (Mainshow) introduced me to the competition.

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    Now that i'm over my personal favourite not winning, i do think Netta was a good winner. Toy definitely stood out and there must've been millions of people watching on Saturday night who were only discovering the song for the first time. It's quite refreshing to have a non-serious song winning as even novelty songs have their value too.
    Eh, I think 'novelty' undersells Toy's quality. Sure, it's nothing that critics would care to rate, but no other song this year captured the essence of Eurovision better, in my opinion. And Netta has got pipes for days! I prefer her live interpretation to the studio recording. This is my favourite ESC winner since Conchita's "Rise Like a Phoenix" in 2014, and I was rather obsessed with the song (and Conchita in general)!

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    That said, Fuego was my banger from the entire contest. Ever since i first heard the song, i was captivated. Eleni owned that stage and her performance was so much more than just a eurovision performance. It was like watching someone in concert, and this only added to the heights of amazingness that Eleni brought to the show.
    She definitely delivered a solid performance, fully deserving of her runner-up position. The song seems to be having the most commercial success of all the ESC entries this year, so I guess she'll win where the pockets are concerned.

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    I wasn't as keen on Waylon's entry although when i watched his performance at the semi finals, i thought he really delivered but then again he didn't exactly have much competition on Thursday night.
    It's not quite as mesmerising as "Calm After the Storm", but it's a solid country/pop/rock mash-up.

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    César Thompson was the biggest surprise on the night for me. I actually do like Nobody but you but i just prefer other songs more. I still can't believe (well, i can ) that the BBC rejected this song thinking it wasn't good enough. Although that makes me wonder how César might've fared had he been representing the UK instead.
    César has all the stage presence of a rotting pumpkin, but he is very easy on the eyes!

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    DoReDoS had one of the most typical eurovision songs in the final. Ever since i first heard this i wasn't really sold on the song, but their staging definitely made them stand out. Again, i just prefer many other songs that made the final.
    Agreed (with the bolded bits)!

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeP
    Monsters being one of them. It's the only eurovision entry that entered my chart before the contest but that was more down to the fact i already knew Saara from The x factor so i was treating this as if it was her first solo single. Saara totally owned it too so i was disappointed that her performance didn't resonate more with the voters. :( It's still one of my personal favourites from this year.
    And last, but not least, my favourite performance the night of the grand final! I had no knowledge of either artist or song, but everything was on-point, and it's another instance in a long list of bizarre ESC finishes that this ended up second-to-last!

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix98
    Not gonna lie, at first I'm like "You're pushing it with the semantics here..." - but Janelle's every choice (visually and sonically) is very deliberate, and I absolutely believe in the power of words, so I've come to really appreciate/admire your dedication to using her specific language. Putting "emotion" at the forefront when identifying this piece - something that isn't conveyed by "movie" or "visual" - truly suits the project. Right on.
    Agreed. Janelle is a gem. <3

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix98
    • I had to peek in here when I saw a Pokémon in your thread title I haven't been following Eurovision, but it looks like you're pretty pleased with the winner? It's definitely a quirky, creative track sending a very worthwhile message.
    It's my favourite winner since 2014! She delivered a stunning performance Saturday. Let's see how long it can stay at the top here.

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix98
    • I'm lovin' this new lease on life for "Babe" lately! Your reaction in my thread a couple weeks ago seemed pretty tepid, so this recent 14 - *2* - 4 run is a really pleasant surprise! Not to harangue a simple typo (since I make more than my share basically every day), but you've got my mind racing with the fantasy-collabo-potential you've broached with that "Sugababes ft. Taylor Swift" credit on Saturday...
    BLEH at my typo; I truly hate typos! I have to give you credit for encouraging me to revisit "Babe". It turned out to be a huge grower, and I might not have revisited it were it not for our "Say Something"/"Babe", Aguilera/T-Swizzle debate.

    A Sugababes/Taylor Swift duet would be fun!

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix98
    • "Ashes" has been faring pretty well too! I don't think I've seen you actually share your thoughts on that one yet, but its performance here is sending some encouraging signs!
    I like it! It's nothing groundbreaking, but I always appreciate when a legend delivers quality music. We have so few of them still active.

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix98
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    Monday's Top 20 (May 14th)

    01.(01) Netta - Toy
    02.(02) Eleni Foureira - Fuego
    03.(11) Janet Jackson - Dream Street (Greatest Gainer)
    04.(RE) Janet Jackson - Any Time, Any Place (Best Comeback)
    05.(RE) Kylie Minogue - Live a Little
    06.(04) Sugarland - Babe (feat. Taylor Swift)
    07.(NE) Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen (Highest Debut)
    08.(03) Christina Aguilera - Twice
    09.(RE) Monica - Angel of Mine
    10.(RE) Whitney Houston - It's Not Right but It's Okay
    11.(RE) Charli XCX - Boys
    12.(RE) Janet Jackson - Whoops Now
    13.(07) Janet Jackson - Rope Burn (Biggest Free Faller)
    14.(RE) Janet Jackson - Enjoy
    15.(RE) Janet Jackson - This Time
    16.(RE) Janet Jackson - You Can Be Mine
    17.(RE) Coldplay - Viva la Vida
    18.(RE) Destiny's Child - Get on the Bus (feat. Timbaland)
    19.(RE) Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
    20.(RE) Madonna - Rain
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    Tuesday's Top 20 (May 15th)

    01.(02) Eleni Foureira - Fuego
    02.(01) Netta - Toy (Biggest Free Faller)
    03.(08) Christina Aguilera Twice (Greatest Gainer)
    04.(RE) Taylor Swift - This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things (Best Comeback)
    05.(07) Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen
    06.(RE) Ella Henderson - 1996
    07.(RE) George Michael - As (feat. Mary J. Blige)
    08.(RE) Beyoncé - All I Could Do Was Cry
    09.(RE) Taylor Swift - I Did Something Bad
    10.(RE) Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
    11.(RE) Lauryn Hill - Everything Is Everything
    12.(RE) Mariah Carey - #Beautiful (feat. Miguel)
    13.(RE) The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On
    14.(RE) Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come
    15.(RE) Saara Alto - Monsters
    16.(RE) Azealia Banks - 212 (feat. Lazy Jay)
    17.(RE) Whitney Houston - All at Once
    18.(RE) P!nk - Are We All We Are
    19.(RE) Air Supply - All Out of Love
    20.(RE) Taylor Swift - Getaway Car
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    Wednesday's Top 20 (May 16th)

    01.(NE) Christina Aguilera - Fall in Line (feat. Demi Lovato) (Hot Shot Debut)
    02.(RE) Janet Jackson - You (Best Comeback)
    03.(RE) Rihanna - Diamonds
    04.(RE) Cast of Rent - Seasons of Love
    05.(03) Christina Aguilera - Twice
    06.(RE) Janet Jackson - Doesn't Really Matter
    07.(RE) Janet Jackson - He Doesn't Know I'm Alive
    08.(RE) Janet Jackson - My Need
    09.(RE) Janet Jackson - Go Deep
    10.(RE) Janet Jackson - Nasty
    11.(RE) Jess Glynne - Don't Be So Hard on Yourself
    12.(RE) Janet Jackson - I Get Lonely
    13.(RE) Janet Jackson - Lonely
    14.(RE) Sugarland - Babe (feat. Taylor Swift)
    15.(01) Eleni Foureira - Fuego
    16.(02) Netta - Toy (Biggest Free Faller)
    17.(RE) Hugh Jackman - From Now On
    18.(RE) Janet Jackson - Whoops Now
    19.(RE) Rihanna - We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris)
    20.(NE) U2 - Beautiful Day
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    Thursday's Top 20 (May 17th)

    01.(01) Christina Aguilera - Fall in Line (feat. Demi Lovato)
    02.(05) Christina Aguilera - Twice
    03.(RE) Cher - Dov'e L'amore (Best Comeback)
    04.(20) U2 - Beautiful Day (Greatest Gainer)
    05.(RE) Lorde - Sober
    06.(NE) Post Malone - Better Now (Highest Debut)
    07.(04) Cast of Rent - Seasons of Love (Biggest Free Faller)
    08.(RE) Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
    09.(RE) Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away
    10.(RE) Demi Lovato - Heart Attack
    11.(16) Netta - Toy
    12.(RE) Janet Jackson - New Agenda
    13.(RE) Janet Jackson - You Need Me
    14.(RE) Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers to Cross
    15.(RE) Christina Aguilera - Army of Me
    16.(RE) Camila Cabello - Never Be the Same
    17.(RE) Drake - Nice for What
    18.(RE) Macy Gray - I Try
    19.(RE) Demi Lovato - Cool for the Summer
    20.(RE) Janet Jackson - Escapade
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    by » 18-05-18, 04:05

    Makes me happy to see Christina coming back. I will admit that I wasn't a fan of Accelerate, but the subsequent releases have been good. And Seasons of Love! I actually charted that back when the movie came out

    I have never gotten into Beautiful Day.

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