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Afrobeat, also known as afrofunk, is a music genre which developed in the 1970s when African musicians began combining elements of West African musical styles such as jùjú music and highlife with American funk and jazz influences, with a focus on chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
The Anti World Tour (stylized as ANTI World Tour) was the seventh concert tour by Barbadian singer Rihanna, in support of her eighth studio album, Anti.
Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple Inc. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they can listen to existing, curated playlists.
The Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, CAPIF) is an Argentine organization member of the IFPI, which represents the music industry in the country.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
B minor is a minor scale based on flat, consisting of the pitches B, C, flat, flat, F, flat, and flat.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.
Beats 1 is a 24/7 music radio station owned and operated by Apple Inc. It is accessible through iTunes on a computer, and Apple Music on a smartphone or tablet.
"Best I Ever Had" is a song recorded by Canadian rapper Drake for his first EP So Far Gone.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Billboard Brasil is a monthly Brazilian magazine launched on October 10, 2009, with a print-run of over 40,000 copies.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Boy Meets World Tour was the fifth headlining tour by Canadian recording artist Drake, to support his album Views (2016), and his playlist More Life (2017).
Brasil Hot 100 Airplay is the official music singles charts in Brazil.
Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
"Can't Stop the Feeling!" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for the soundtrack to the film Trolls (2016), for which he serves as the executive music producer.
Cash Money Records (formerly styled as Ca$h Money Records) is an American record label founded by two brothers, Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams.
A CD single (sometimes abbreviated to CDS) is a music single in the form of a compact disc.
"Cheap Thrills" is a song by Australian singer Sia from her seventh studio album, This Is Acting (2016).
"Closer" is a song by American DJ duo The Chainsmokers, featuring American singer Halsey.
"Cold Water" is a song recorded by electronic music group Major Lazer, taken as the lead single from their fourth studio album, Music Is the Weapon (2018), featuring vocals from Canadian singer Justin Bieber and Danish singer MØ.
"Come and See Me" is a song by Canadian recording artist PartyNextDoor, released as a single on March 23, 2016.
"Come Closer" is a song by Nigerian singer Wizkid, featuring vocals from Canadian rapper and singer Drake.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
"Controlla" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake, recorded for his studio album Views.
Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s.
The Digital Songs chart (previously named Hot Digital Songs) ranks the best-selling digital songs in the United States, as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published by Billboard.
Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe (born) popularly known by his stage name DJ Maphorisa, is a South African record producer and Dj who can sometimes feature vocals in songs.
William Sami Etienne Grigahcine (born 13 June 1986), known professionally as DJ Snake, is a French DJ and record producer from Paris.
"Do You Mind" is a song by British singer Kyla.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 17, 1979), known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
Grime (also known as, Eskibeat, 8Bar, Sublow and UK Bashment) is a genre of music that emerged in London in the early 2000s.
HipHopDX is an online magazine of hip hop music criticism and news.
"Hotline Bling" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake, which serves as the lead single from his fourth studio album Views (2016).
If You're Reading This It's Too Late is a commercial mixtape by Canadian rapper Drake.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Kyla Reid (Smith), commonly known as Kyla, is a British house music singer in the UK funky subgenre.
"Lean On" is a song recorded by American electronic music group Major Lazer and French producer DJ Snake featuring vocals from Danish singer MØ, released as the lead single from Major Lazer's third studio album, Peace Is the Mission, on March 2, 2015.
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles.
This is a list of best-selling singles in Australia that have been certified by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).
For the purposes of calculating sales, a single is currently defined by the Official Charts Company (OCC) as either a 'single bundle' having no more than four tracks and not lasting longer than 25 minutes or one digital audio track not longer than 15 minutes with a minimum sale price of 40 pence.
The ''Billboard'' Hot 100 is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States.
This is a list of songs which reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 (or Pop Songs) chart in 2016.
This is a list of the Canadian Hot 100 number-one singles of 2016.
This is a list of the Dutch Top 40 number-one singles of 2016.
In June 2014, the Official Charts Company (OCC) started including audio streams in the official UK Singles Chart, recognising their importance as an indicator of current popular trends and tastes in music.
This list of most-streamed songs on Spotify contains the top 100 songs with the most streams of all time, as derived from Spotify charts.
This is a list of the U.S. Billboard magazine On-Demand Songs number-ones of 2016.
This is a list of songs that reached number one on the Billboard magazine Streaming Songs chart in 2016.
The list of number-one digital songs of 2016 in the United States are based upon the highest-selling downloaded songs ranked in the Digital Songs chart, published by Billboard magazine.
This is a list of the French SNEP Top 200 Singles and Top 200 Albums number-ones of 2016.
The Media Control Charts are record charts compiled by Media Control on behalf of the German record industry.
This is a list of the Swiss Hitparade number ones of 2016.
The ARIA Singles Chart ranks the best-performing singles in Australia.
The Irish Singles Chart ranks the best-performing singles in Ireland, as compiled by Chart-Track on behalf of the Irish Recorded Music Association.
The Portuguese Singles Chart ranks the best-performing albums in Portugal, as compiled by the Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa.
The UK R&B Singles Chart is a weekly chart that ranks the 40 biggest-selling singles and albums that are classified in the R&B genre in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart is a weekly record chart compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry.
These hits topped the Ultratop 50 in 2016.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lukas Graham is a Danish pop and soul band.
Major Lazer is an American electronic dance music trio composed of record producer Diplo, and DJs Jillionaire and Walshy Fire.
"Mamacita" is a song by British rapper Tinie Tempah.
The term "mixtape" (alternatively spelled mix-tape or mix tape) is used to describe various manners in which music is distributed.
The MOBO Awards stands for "Music of Black Origin" and was established in 1996 by Kanya King and Andy Ruffell.
Monitor Latino (stylised monitorLATINO) is a singles chart founded in 2003 which ranks songs on chart based on airplay across radio stations in Latin American countries and Hispanic radio stations in the United States using the Radio Tracking Data, LLC in real time.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.
"My House" is a song by American recording artist Flo Rida from his 2015 EP of the same name.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
Paul Jefferies (born July 1, 1985) known professionally as Nineteen85, is a Canadian record producer and songwriter from Toronto.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
The Official Charts Company, also referred to as Official Charts (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional organisation that compiles various "official" record charts in the United Kingdom, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.
"Ojuelegba" is a song by Nigerian recording artist Wizkid from his self-titled second studio album, Ayo (2014).
OVO Sound is a Toronto-based Canadian record label founded by hip hop artist Drake, his manager Oliver El-Khatib, and long-time producer Noah "40" Shebib in 2012.
Pazz & Jop is an annual poll of musical releases compiled by American newspaper The Village Voice since 1971.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
"Pop Style" is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake, featuring American rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z (who are jointly billed as The Throne, alluding to their 2011 collaborative album Watch the Throne).
Andrae Hugh Sutherland (born 19 July 1988), known professionally as Popcaan, is a Jamaican deejay, singer and songwriter from St.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
Rhythmic contemporary, also known as Rhythmic Top 40, Rhythmic CHR or rhythmic crossover, is a primarily American music-radio format that includes a mix of EDM, upbeat rhythmic pop, hip hop and upbeat R&B hits.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
"Shape of You" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.
"Should've Been Me" is a song by British record producer Naughty Boy featuring vocals from Kyla and Popcaan.
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) is an Australian singer-songwriter, record producer and music video director.
Skam (Shame) is a Norwegian teen drama web series about the daily life of teenagers at the Hartvig Nissen School, a gymnasium in the wealthy borough of Frogner in West End Oslo.
Joseph Junior Adenuga (born 19 September 1982), better known by his stage name Skepta, is an English grime artist, rapper, songwriter, record producer and music video director.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Spotify Technology SA is a Swedish entertainment company founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.
Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
The Summer Sixteen Tour was a co-headlining concert tour by Canadian rapper Drake, and American rapper Future.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
Grammofonleverantörernas förening (GLF), or the Swedish Recording Industry Association in English, is an organization representing the music recording industry of Sweden.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Official Lebanese Top 20 is the first weekly airplay chart in Lebanon, listing the most popular local and international hits across the country.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
"Too Good" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake, recorded for his fourth studio album Views (2016).
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
UK funky (sometimes known as UKF or funky) is a genre of dance music from the United Kingdom that is heavily influenced by soulful house, Afrobeat, soca, tribal house, broken beat, grime and UK garage.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
"Umbrella" is a song by Barbadian singer Rihanna from her third studio album Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
Views is the fourth studio album by Canadian rapper Drake.
Wet Wet Wet are a Scottish band formed in 1982.
"What's My Name?" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna, for her fifth studio album Loud (2010).
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
"Work" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her eighth studio album, Anti (2016), featuring Canadian rapper Drake, the song was released as the lead single from Anti on January 27, 2016 through Westbury Road and Roc Nation.
Young Money Entertainment is an American record label founded by rapper Lil Wayne.
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams.
The 12-inch single (often simply called 12″) is a type of gramophone record that has wider groove spacing and shorter playing time compared to typical LPs.
Noah James Shebib (born March 31, 1983), better known as 40, is a Canadian record producer and former child actor from Toronto, Ontario.
"7 Years" is a song by Danish soul-pop band Lukas Graham from their second studio album, Lukas Graham.