Weekly Playlist


Kai Evans

Weekly Playlist Charts for the week of March 14th, 2015 :

1. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Uptown Funk has spent 11 weeks on the charts and has been number one for four weeks in a row with this week being the biggest airplay to date. The song took over a half a year to complete because for months Mark Ronson was trying to find Bruno Mars to collaborate with.

2.Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Thinking Out Loud has been number two on billboards top 100 for two weeks in a row and has spent 21 weeks on the charts. Ed Sheeran wrote this song in his kitchen not expecting it to have reached the success it has.

3. Sugar by Maroon 5

Sugar has moved up two positions on the charts after being number four the week before. The song has only been on the charts for seven weeks and is already in the top ten. In the video, Maroon 5 crashed weddings and surprisingly they weren’t staged!

4. Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding 

Love Me Like You do has spent eight weeks and has moved down to number four after being number three on the charts the prior. The song was made for the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack and because of that the song sold 172,000 copies in the first week.

5. Four Five Seconds by Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney 

Four Five Seconds has been on the charts for six weeks with number five being the highest it has reached. This week the song has gotten its biggest gain in radio and online streams. Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney first debuted this song at the 2015 Grammy’s.

6. Take Me to Church by Hozier

Take Me to Church has been on the charts for 29 weeks, with it reaching its highest peak at number two. It was knocked down on the charts to number six this week. This was 2014’s most-streamed track globally on Spotify. The song was played over 87 million times during the year on this platform.

7. Style by Taylor Swift

Style has been on the charts for 12 weeks with the highest spot reaching number seven. It has gotten the biggest gain in airways this week. With the popularity this song has gained, Taylor Swift trademarked the phrase “we never go out of style” along with other phrases in her songs.

8. Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Blank Space has been on the charts for 18 weeks as it reached number one. It was previously number three on billboards top 100 before it moved down to number eight as it was replaced by her own song Style. Taylor wrote this song to mock and exaggerate the way the media portrays her love life.

9. Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey) by The Weeknd

Earned It has only been on the charts for ten weeks and has managed to place 9th, nine weeks in a row. With the help of this song, The Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack debuted at number 2 on the US album charts with over 250,000 albums sold the first week.

10. Time of Our Lives by Pitbull and Ne-Yo

The song has been on the charts for 12 weeks and has moved up since last week after being in the 11th spot. This is the second time Pitbull and Ne-Yo collaborated after their first song being “Give Me Everything (Tonight)” which was a chart topper as well.