In 2007, Carly Rae Jepsen placed third in the fifth season of Canadian Idol, then her luck really got good as she signed to fellow Canadian Justin Bieber’s label, Schoolboy Records & Interscope. Her single, “Call Me Maybe” is on the charts this week along with Demi Lovato’s 2nd big hit from her 3rd album, Unbroken titled “Give Your Heart A Break.” Both songs are HitPredictors at Mainstream Top 40 this week.
The new single, Birthday Cake by Rihanna features former boyfriend Chris Brown, and the lyrics reflect two people’s mutual desire to have spontaneous sex. The song premiered online February 20, Rihanna’s birthday, and is now a HitPredictor at Rhythmic this week.
Inspired by Blues Legends like B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton, John Mayer has produced some of the great music of the past decade. His fifth studio album Born and Raised is due in stores in May. Its first single “Shadow Days” is out now and is a Hot AC HitPredictor this week.
John Legend is featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming film “Think Like a Man,” and he teams up with Ludacris for his latest single, which will also reportedly appear on his upcoming album. This week, “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” is a HitPredictor at Urban.
This week’s HitPredictor at Mainstream AC is Lionel Richie’s duet with country singer Shania Twain, “Endless Love.” It’s the lead single from his album Tuskegee, and the recording process of the song was documented in the final episode of Twain’s reality docudrama series, Why Not? with Shania Twain.
Discovered by Garth Brook’s manager Bob Doyle, The Band Perry is now on their 5th single, “Postcard From Paris” off their self-titled album, and it’s this week’s Country HitPredictor.
Imagine Dragons was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. After winning four back-to-back battles of the bands, they entered the studio for the first time in 2009 to create their 4th EP, Continued Silence where “It’s Time” is their first single from that album. “No Resolution” is the 14th single from South African post-grunge/alternative metal band Seether, and the third single from the band’s fifth studio album, Holding onto Strings Better Left to Fray. Both songs are Alternative HitPredictors this week.