Billboard’s On-Demand Songs
Billboard has released its weekly on-demand songs chart on its website. The American music magazine, which tracks the most listened songs across all genres on a weekly basis, has also included streaming services in tallying the votes. Moreover, the chart on the most played songs on several streaming services ranks comes from radio channels that the listener controls. It was launched in 2012, and the first number one song on the chart was Fun’s “We Are Young” featuring Janelle Monae. Presently, the chart’s on-demand songs have had almost 30 different songs that have reached the number one spot. The list in this article is ranked from number 10 to 1.
ILoveMakonnen – “Tuesday”
Coming at 10th spot is ILoveMakonnen’s debut single, which was released on Sept. 1, 2014.
The song was well-received by critics, especially after Drake released a remix of the song. It has been on the chart for 11 weeks and has peaked on the fourth spot and was on the eith spot last week.
Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”
“All About That Bass” is American singer Meghan Trainor’s breakout hit from her album “Lips Are Movin’.” The song has stayed on the chart for eight weeks and has remained in the ninth spot. The song has been praised for its throwback sound and message of loving one’s body.
Ariana Grande & The Weekend – “Love Me Harder”
Ariana Grande’s third single from her second album “My Everything” takes the eight spot on the chart. Her song has been on the chart for 11 weeks and has peaked at the third spot and was on the seventh spot last week. Music critics have hailed her song as one the best tracks in her album.
Nick Jonas – “Jealous”
The solo venture of Nick puts him and his on the seventh spot. It moved three spots higher from its number 10 position last week and has peaked on the sixth spot, staying on the chart for 12 weeks.
Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown – “Only”
Nicki Minaj’s single takes the sixth spot. From her latest album “Pinkprint,” the single peaked at the number 5 position and has been on the chart for eight weeks.
Big Sean featuring E-40 – “I Don’t F**k With You”
The hip-hop artist’s track peaked at the second spot and was on the fourth spot last week. The song, which has been on the chart for 12 weeks, is also his third no.1 in the R&B/Hip-Hop Chart.
Sam Smith – “I’m Not the Only One”
Sam Smith’s song from his worldwide successful album “In the Lonely Hour” jumps to the fourth spot from its place on number 6. The song has been on chart for 15 weeks.
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
This song on the third spot has been on the chart for nine weeks. It reached the second spot but slid to third last week.
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
The upbeat song from the acclaimed music producer debuted on second spot on the chart. The song has remained unmoved since it broke through six weeks ago.
Hozier – “Take Me to Church”
This song shot straight to number 1 and has remained there for 14 weeks now.
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