Do you know the top songs in America right now according to Billboard? Here are the top five songs for the week of November 24, 2018.
- Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande
There is no doubt that Ariana Grande has been through a lot in the past couple years. However, in this powerful and uplifting single, she sings why she is grateful for all of her past relationships and how they have taught her valuable lessons. Thank U, Next debuted at number one and has remained there for three weeks since. This is also Grande’s first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Sicko Mode by Travis Scott
The presence of this single in the top This Hip-Hop/Rap track from Travis Scott’s successful album ASTROWORLDfeatures many artists. Some of these artists are Drake, The Notorious B.I.G, Big Hawk, Swae Lee, and Uncle Luke. The title “Sicko Mode” refers to Travis and Drake’s work ethic and how they strive to be successful. So far, this song has spent fifteen weeks on the chart and has risen from its number three spot to peak at number two this week.
Happier by Marshmello & Bastille
This uplifting and reflective dance hit is placed at number three this week. The main vocals of the song are done by Adam Smith, the lead singer of the British indie-pop band, Bastille. The song is based around the ideology that when you love someone you let them go. The song is produced by EDM hit maker, Marshmello. This song has spent 13 weeks on the chart, and has moved up from its number four position from last week.
Without Me by Halsey
This alternative song by Halsey explores the dynamic of on again off again relationships. She described the song as the “most raw song” she’s ever made. It has been on the chart for a mere six weeks, but is quickly climbing up. It rose two positions from the previous week into the top five, making it her third top 10 hit. It is also the lead single from her forthcoming album.
Girls Like Youby Maroon 5 Feat. Cardi B
This smash remix by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B has been dominating the Hot 100 chart, lasting 25 weeks and counting. Although its time in the top five is coming to a close, It sustained the number one position for multiple weeks. This pop song can be described as an ode to amazing and successful women.
Sources: Billboard and Genius