Measuring where people are listening and discovering music:
- Song chart: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” rises to the top of the Ultimate Song Chart this week, capping a 2 month run inside the Top 20 while Justin Timberlake makes a dramatic return to the charts after a 4 year hiatus, with “Suit & Tie,” the premiere single from his forthcoming album.
There is a new #1 this week as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis rise to the top of the Ultimate Song Chart, their 8th nonconsecutive week inside the Top 20. The duo, who’s lead single from their album The Heist is #12 on iTunes Top songs chart, #1 on iTunes genre specific Top Hip Hop songs chart as well as #2 on Amazon’s Top Sellers mp3 chart, spending an amazing 91 days in the Top 100. The video for “Thrift Shop” has already amassed over 70 million YouTube views, complimented by just under 500,000 “Like” votes being cast. The song, which features vocalist Wanz is receiving continued support from terrestrial radio, with the single moving into the Top 10, jumping #15 – #8 (+7) on the Top 40 Mediabase monitored chart, Top 15 on the Mediabase monitored Alternative chart as well as #1 on the Mediabase monitored Rhythmic chart.
Justin Timberlake returns to the music scene with the first single, “Suit & Tie” from his forth coming new album, The 20/20 Experience, and the reaction has been pretty big across the board. From terrestrial radio support, to singles sales and video views, the premiere single, “Suit & Tie” which features Jay-Z, debuts at #2 on this week’s Ultimate Song Chart. Breaking it down, JT’s dramatic entrance back onto the chart this week is due in part to digital sales. “Suit & Tie” is #8 on iTunes Top songs chart; #4 on iTunes genre specific Top Pop songs charts as well as #11 on Amazon’s Top Sellers mp3 chart, after only 10 days in the Top 100. The video numbers are beyond impressive as well. The YouTube audio track has already attracted over 7 million views at the same time collecting 55,000+ “Like” votes while the official lyric video has racked up an additional 4.6 million views and just under 40,000 “Likes.” The song is also receiving continued support from terrestrial radio, where the debut single steps into the Top 15 at terrestrial radio, moving #18 - #13 (+5) on the Top 40 Mediabase monitored chart as well as the Top 10 on the Mediabase monitored Rhythmic chart, stepping #14 - #9 (+5), as well as sitting just outside the Top 20 on Mediabase’s Hot AC monitored chart.
To view the Ultimate Artist Chart - Chart Synopsis (week of 1.24.13) - here!
Song Chart Top 20:
1 - 2 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz "Thrift Shop" (Macklemore/Capitol)
2 - D Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z "Suit & Tie" (RCA)
3 - 1 Taylor Swift "I Knew You Were Trouble" (Big Machine/Republic)
4 - 4 PSY "Gangnam Style" (YG)
5 - 3 Will.I.Am & Britney Spears "Scream And Shout" (Interscope)
6 - 6 The Lumineers "Ho Hey" (Dualtone)
7 - 5 Bruno Mars "Locked Out Of Heaven" (Atlantic)
8 - 8 Swedish House Mafia "Don't You Worry Child" (Astralwerks/Capitol)
9 - 9 Rihanna "Diamonds" (SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG)
10 - 10 Justin Bieber feat. Nicki Minaj "Beauty And A Beat" (SchoolBoy/Raymond Braun/Island/IDJMG)
11 - 12 Phillip Phillips "Home" (19/Interscope)
12 - 11 Pitbull feat. TJR "Don't Stop The Party" (Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/RCA)
13 - 16 ASAP Rocky "F**ckin Problems" (RCA)
14 - 19 Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch "Sweet Nothing" (Deconstruction/Columbia)
15 - 13 P!nk "Try" (RCA)
16 - 7 One Direction "Kiss You" (SYCO/Columbia)
17 - 29 Maroon 5 "One More Night" (A&M/Octone/Interscope)
18 - 21 The Script f/Will.I.Am "Hall Of Fame" (Epic)
19 - 31 Ke$ha "C’mon" (Kemosabe/RCA)
20 - 20 Imagine Dragons "It's Time" (Interscope)
(printed with permission by BigChampagne Media Measurement)
To view the full Ultimate Chart - here!
What is the Ultimate Chart: The Ultimate Chart is derived from an aggregation of relevant and timely metrics about music everywhere -- including, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, VEVO, Pandora,Clear Channel, MySpace, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL and many, many others. Based on a scalable technology platform developed over more than ten years, billions of points of data, online and off are collected and analyzed. Real people then grade the computers' work to ensure accuracy. The Ultimate Charts collect more relevant information from more sources than anyone ever has.