CHART SPOTLIGHT.Ne-Yo’s ‘Let Me Love You’ is the biggest selling hit on iTunes UK today, as reported by Music Week. The single follows ‘Lazy Love,’ which was issued earlier this June. Included on the upcoming album “R.E.D.,” Ne-Yo has once again worked with the Norwegian production team StarGate.
Despite getting its official UK release earlier this week, ‘Let Me Love You’ has already charted throughout the world. So far, its best peak position is No.22 in Australia (it peaked at No.4 in the country’s urban singles chart). Unfortunately, it didn’t manage to climb higher than No.74 on the all-important Billboard Hot 100.
Ne-Yo: ‘Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)’
Chart Spotlight. The music site NPR Music streams the new album from The xx in its entirety. As reported by Music Week, the album is not scheduled for release until next Monday (Sept. 10). The group won a Mercury Prize Award for their debut album. Earli
CHART SPOTLIGHT. US rapper Flo Rida earns his third consecutive No.1 hit in Norway as ‘I Cry’ ascends to the top in its second week. There’s no coincidence that Norwegians were quick to embrace the song which is based on Bingo Player’s 2011 track ‘Cry (Just a Little),’ which is in its turn built on Brenda Russell’s 1988 hit ‘Piano in the Dark.’
A part of Flo Rida’s rap is dedicated to the Utøya victims:
Norway, no you didn’t get my flowers No way to sound better but the killer was a coward Face just showers, the minute in a hour Heard about the news all day went sour
According to the Norwegian media outlets VG and På Nå, Flo Rida had wanted to come to Olso this July. I Cry’ bows at No.21 on the Swedish digital download chart, expect it to rise in the coming weeks. The track is also this week’s smash at the hit radio station NRJ.
‘Whistle’ Remains a Hit
His former hit ‘Whistle’ remains a hit in Sweden, according to SvD it currently sits at No.5. The track also remains within the top ten in Norway. Flo Rida also gets support from the our national female soccer team, who currently works out to a list including Chris Brown’s ‘Don’t Wake Me Up,’ Mohombi’s ‘Love to Party’ and ‘I Cry’ according to news paper Aftonbladet’s sports edition.