Rihanna‘s “Towards the Sun” is Number 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 music chart. The song sold 24,000 downloads last week, and it is Number 29 on the Pop Digital Songs chart as well. The R&B singer was just named Spotify’s top streamed female globally. This is her third time winning the honor. The rest of the women rounding out the all-time Top 5 streamed women globally on Spotify include Katy Perry at Number 2, followed by Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, and Lady Gaga. Beyonce was Number 1 on the all-time most streamed female artist on Spotify worldwide, and she was also Number 1 on the list for the most streams in the US.
Zedd and Selena Gomez’s “I Want You to Know” is Number 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart. The song was streamed over two million times in the week ending on March 1st. “I Want You to Know” is also ranked Number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song charted on the Digital Songs chart, after it sold 100,000 downloads. Zedd and Ryan Tedder co-wrote the hit song, and it is the EDM DJ’s fourth song to enter in the Top 20 of the Hot 100. Zedd will host gigs in Las Vegas next month at the XS Nightclub. There is a possibility Gomez will join the EDM DJ onstage in order to perform their new single. Zedd will also return to Las Vegas in May for a gig at Encore Beach Club on the 15th.
John Legend and Common’s “Glory” is currently Number 2 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart. After the song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, “Glory” was streamed more than one million times. The record also sold 67,000 downloads, and re-entered the music chart. “Glory” also made significant leaps on the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It went from Number 99 to Number 49 on the Hot 100, and “Glory” climbed from Number 36 on the R&B songs chart to Number 18. “Glory” is featured on the Selma movie soundtrack. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march. The fifty-four mile march was led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Hosea Williams, and James Bevel. President Obama will give a speech to commemorate this historic moment in the Civil Rights Movement. The anniversary event will also feature performances by T.I., Young Breezy, Bigg Robb, and more.
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