OMI Falls out of top ten
OMI's Cheerleader fell outside the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 for the first time in more than a month. Meanwhile, St Thomas duo, R. City, hasmanaged to stay afloat, this as the dancehall collaboration with Adam Levine, Locked Away, managed to climb one place to number six.
OMI, who now occupies the number 11 spot, recently released a follow up singl, Hula Hoop, accompanied by a music video. However, the effort is yet to find its way into the highly competitive Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Frequent Jamaican collaborators Major Lazer kept their number 12 spot this week with, Lean On, featuring DJ Snake. Their collaborative single, Powerful, featuring reggae artiste Tarrus Riley, also saw some progress on the chart as it moved up one place to number 94.
Canadian rapper Drake and US, rapper, Future, are perhaps the most mentioned acts on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The two, who released the collaborative album,WATTBA recently, are celebrating the fact that as much as 10 of their collaborative singles are now in the Billboard Hot 100.
Future performed at Reggae Sumfest in 2014 and has worked with Mavado. Drake has made cameos for Popcaan in at least two separate music videos.
On the ever-changing Reggae Billboard chart, VP records' Reggae Gold album has regained the number one slot. Jah Cure's, The Cure album has climbed to number five after dipping to number nine last week.
Carlene Davis' Dripping Blood, remains the only gospel album in the top 10.