Do check out the latest remixes of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ via Spotify. Originally released in September last year, the track was originally written as a folk song by Jepsen and Tavis Crowe. The track did not break until Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez tweeted the track. It has become one of the biggest hits of late, reaching No.1 in the UK and 2 in Sweden and the UK. Canadian of origin, Carly Rae Jepsen has issued the follow-up hit ‘Curiosity’ in her home country. Is yet to climb above the No.25 mark. ‘Call me Maybe’ was dutifully a No.1 hit in Canada.
Only half an hour ago, Loreen performed ‘Euphoria’ in front of a huge crowd in central Stockholm. According to Aftonbladet, thousands of fans greeted Loreen. The stage appearance was hosted by Nassim al Fakir.
Loreen even managed to top the UK iTunes Store Top 10 earlier today, and is currently sitting at No.2 after Rudimental’s ‘Feel the Love.’
She currently tops the iTunes Store charts in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and Spain. Justin Bieber tops the Swedish tally with ‘Die in Your Arms’ ahead of ‘Euphoria.’
Italy didn’t award Loreen with one single point in Baku. The country doesn’t buy the digital download, instead crowning Emma’s ‘Cercavo amore’ the top spot instead.
Back to the UK singles chart, fun. Climbed to No.1 this Sunday with ‘We Are Young,’ fending off The Wanted’s ‘Chasing the Sun’ which came in 2nd. The only other new entry in the top ten came from Paloma Faith’s ‘Picking Up the Pieces.’ fun. also tops the recently introduced UK Official Streaming Chart ahead of Carly Rae Japsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe.’
This year’s American Idol winner Philip Philips earns a No.1 position on the current Canadian iTunes Store chart (upd. 5/27). Officially released as a download on May 23, it is set to bow on the Billboard Hot 100 in its next edition. In the US, Philip Philips has not been able to unseat Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe,’ who tops the iTunes chart ahead of Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know.’
Née Phillip LaDon Phillips, Jr. in 1990, the 21 year old singer reigns from Leesburg, Georgia. Philips won American Idol against Jessica Sanchez on the May 23 final – a total of 132 million votes were cast. On the final show, Philip Philips performed covers of Ben E. King’s ‘Stand by Me’ and Billy Joel’s ‘Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)’ in addition to ‘Home’ (a song originally written for Greg Holden, one of the co-writers).
Back to the charts, Carly Rae Jepsen and Gotye rule the Billboard Digital Song Chart as well, where Pitbull’s ‘Back in Time’ races 15-11. It’s the highest current Billboard position for the cut, which also sits at No.16 on the Hot 100 and currently charts on the Pop, Latin, Radio and Rap songs tallies.
The theme song from Men in Black III fares better on the US iTunes Store chart where it currently sits at No.4 after Philip Philips’ ‘Home.’
On the Billboard On-Demand Songs chart, Gotye rules ahead of the Maroon 5/Wiz Khalifa collaboration ‘Payphone.’
According to MTV News, had wanted to perform a song of its own, yet he was restricted by time.