Avril Lavigne joined Adam Lambert and Colbie Caillat among others in mentoring young music talent in Hub TV’s new music talent show, Majors and Minors. Avril Lavigne’s “Wish You were Here” is the 3rd single off her latest album Goodbye Lullabye, and the song shows her vulnerable side. You’ll hear it if you see her on her Black Star Tour currently covering cities across Canada. This week it’s Mainstream Top 40’s sole HitPredictor.
Rihanna just released her new music video for “We Found Love”, a song about romance and addiction. The video finds Rihanna and British boxer/model Dudley O’ Shaughnessy high on love and other drugs. No new music act is hotter right now than Foster the People, who just appeared on SNL and are nominated for New Artist of the year at the American Music Awards. Both “Pumped UP Kicks” and Rihanna’s “We Found Love” are both Rhythmic HitPredictors this week.
T.I. was released from his Atlanta halfway house in late September, and the very next day dropped his new single “I’m Flexin'” featuring Big K.R.I.T. Wale’s new album Ambition is set to drop on November 1st, but “Lotus Blossom Bomb” has been released as the lead track, featuring Miguel. Both songs are Urban HitPredictors this week.
Thousands of Coldplay fans, many of whom camped out overnight, waited to catch the seven-time Grammy band perform this past Friday morning on the Today show. One of the tracks performed was this week’s Hot AC HitPredictor “Paradise”, from the bands fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto, which drops this Tuesday.
The Script’s second single off Faith & Science, “Nothing” is this week’s Mainstream AC HitPredictor. It’s a song about a man who gets intentionally drunk after the girl he broke up with has nothing to say after he dials her number to say he still loves her. Getting no response from the girl, is why the song has its title “Nothing”.
Kenny Chesney has recorded 15 albums, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced more than 30 Top Ten singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, 20 of which climbed to the top of the charts. “Reality” is the 5th single from Chesney’s album Hemingway’s Whiskey. Nashville Star reality music competition winner, and now Country music star Chris Young, had a huge 2010 with a hit album and nomination for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, and now is back with “You”, the 3rd hit from his 2nd album Neon. Both songs are Country HitPredictors this week.
The Foo Fighter’s “These Days” is the third single from their seventh studio album, Wasting Light and it’s an Alternative HitPredictor this week.
Many people knew Egypt Central more from their music on the soundtrack of the video game WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009, like “You Make Me Sick”. Now, they have had two hits in a row including the title track “White Rabbit”, and now their second single “Kick Ass”. Fellow tour mates, Disturbed have had 4 out of their last 5 albums debut at #1 on the Billboard 200, including Ten Thousand Fists, their latest. The lead single from it, “Hell” as well “Kiss Ass” are both Active Rock HitPredictors this week.