I’m so glad my big faves from very early Spring have carried over to make my birthday week a very happy place where ever I play the Top 3! And the rest of the Top 10 is quite active, with three debuts rounding out the chart.
They are of course M-22’s “White Lies” (above), Cedric Gervais & Just Kiddin’s “Good Things” (disco edit) featuring vocalist Kyan (also above), and “Enlighten Me” by Dutch producers DubVision and SYZZ (below) giving the chart the zing it needs at 1-2-3!
MAX is back in the Top 5 for the first time as a lead artist since “Lights Down Low” got to #3 in its Two Friends remix in 2016. Was I just an early bird on that one, or were y’all late heads? Anyway, “Love Me Less” (featuring Quinn XCII) climbs 7-4.
Nashville’s Mokita is on his way to the Top 5 for a second time this year with “Kiss And Tell” rising 9-6. And then there’s his new one “Inside Out” too so watch for it in this space in the near future…
The Chainsmokers acquire their 10th Top 10 since 2015 with “Do You Mean”, featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Canada’s Juno Award-winning bülow moving up 11-7.
The fastest riser on the chart had its video debut today. Soaring up the chart 20-9 is Illenium & Jon Bellion’s “Good Things Fall Apart”. This is Illenium’s third Top 10 entry since the late Fall. Check out that intriguing video above.
Rounding out the newcomers to the Top 10 is Lost Frequencies’ magnetic “Recognise” featuring vocalist Flynn and rising 12-10.
Closing in on the Top 10, with no surprise, is the progressive and experimental “Coyote” from L.A.’s Mako, zipping up the chart 17-11. This one draws you in with each listen so don’t miss it.
Halifax’s Famba just signed to Sony Canada proper, and he’s on his second radio hit for them. Easily accessible to dance clubs in its Dallerium remix above is “Swear To God”, advancing 19-12.
Timmy Trumpet’s new anthem “World At Our Feet” finds itself soaring 23-15 in its second appearance.
“Adore You” by Jessie Ware is a quiet, sexy, funky grower and it moves up 22-17.
Taking its cue from a lot of 90’s pop and hip hop music is “We Found Love” by Canada’s Sultan + Shepard who collaborate with Showtek for this reboot of the Heavy D. & The Boyz hit. It climbs 26-18.
They say some DJ’s don’t dance but in the video for his song “Atypical”, you’ll find Manila Killa busting some impressive moves. Led by the vocals of GiGi, “Atypical” rises 25-19 culled from Manila Killa’s 1993 release.
The first newcomer is by recent Oscar and Grammy Award winner Mark Ronson who brings along Grammy-winner YEBBA for one of three songs on his album Late Night Feelings. The sensational “Don’t Leave Me Lonely” arrives on the chart at #23. Somehow it’s only Mark’s second entry on the chart, the first being “Valerie” with Amy Winehouse in 2007. YEBBA’s previous 2017 “Evergreen” got to #4, and I expect similar things from “Lonely”.
Next up is the debut entry for Switzerland’s Luca Hänni, who was so fun and engaging with his Eurovision performances with “She Got Me” arriving at #25. The song ranked 4th overall in Eurovision and deserves to be a worldwide smash. It’s pretty darned irresistible.
The third new entry of the week at #27 belongs to French producer Nick Peters with a lyrical dance gem in “Where Did You Go”, featuring UK vocalist Jamie Grey. Nick’s visited the chart before, in 2017 with “No Love In Brooklyn” getting to #4 in partnership with Frank Pierce and Scott Vega.
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