Billboard Hot 100’s Top 10 — Week of August 30, 2014

THE LONG WEEKEND is almost here but please, stay away in Luneta Park on Monday unless you are willing to march back on the anniversary of the Million People March.

If you decided to chillax at home and listen to music online with Spotify or Deezer or offline after you download from an MP3 downloader app, Billboard Hot 100’s Top 10 released for the week of August 30, 2014.

Get your tablets and notepads ready. We’re counting it down the ten popular hits of the week.

No. 10. “Bang Bang.” Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj. Down from No. 9 last week.

No. 9. “Chandelier.” Sia. Down from No. 8 last week.

No. 8. “Black Widow.” Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora. Up from No. 15 last week. (2nd CHART GAINING HIT this week!)

No. 7. “Problem.” Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea. Down from No. 6 last week.

No. 6. “Am I Wrong?” Nico & Vinz. Down from No. 5 last week.

No. 5. “Fancy.” Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX. Down from No. 3 last week. (LONGEST HIT ON THE HOT 100 CHART WITH 24 WEEKS.)

No. 4. “Break Free.” Ariana Grande feat. Zedd. Up from No. 18 last week (1st CHART GAINING HIT this week!)

No. 3. “Stay with Me.” Sam Smith. Down from No. 2 last week.

No. 2. “All About that Bass.” Meghan Trainor. Up from No. 4 last week.

No. 1. “Rude.” Magic! Unchanged last week.

Chart analysis

The Top 10 this week is mostly focused on Ariana Grande, a former Nickelodeon star and Iggy Azalea, known as Iggy Iggz. The two female artists are currently nominated and they will perform in the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA).

Ariana will perform “Break Free” and “Bang Bang” on the main show while Iggy will perform “Black Widow” with Rita Ora.

Nominations of Ariana and Iggy on 2014 MTV VMA

Iggy is nominated with four categories for the hit “Fancy” featuring Charli XCX:

  • Video of the Year,
  • Best Female Video,
  • Best Pop Video, and
  • Best Art Direction

Shared with Ariana on one hit, “Problem,” garnered also four nominations:

  • Best Female Video,
  • Best Pop Video,
  • Best Collaboration, and
  • Best Lyric Video

The winners and performances will be announced at The Forum, Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 24 (Monday, August 25, Philippine time). Best wishes to the artists and let’s hope not another Miley-Robin Thicke provocative scandal moment will come.

Enjoy your long weekend! Tuloy pa rin ang laban kontra pagnanakaw!

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Sources: Billboard, YouTube and Wikipedia.


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