I Like Me Better
Lauv I IND

"I Like Me Better" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Lauv. It was released on May 19, 2017, and is included on Lauv's compilation album I Met You When I Was 18 (The Playlist), which was released on May 31, 2018. It has also been used in an Android Auto app commercial and in the trailer for the Netflix romantic comedy To All the Boys I've Loved Before. "I Like Me Better" reached the top ten in Australia, Austria and Germany, the top-twenty in New Zealand and Slovakia, and the top-forty in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland. In his native United States, the song was a sleeper hit, spending over six months on the US Billboard Hot 100 before reaching number 27 in September 2018. "I Like Me Better" is just just back on the chart, & has gained plenty of momentum with alot of the major networks adding this song to their playlists & those who haven't will . "I Like Me Better" moves up from #92 to #62, making a Jump of 30 places on The Hot 100, which makes "I Like Me Better", This Week's Power Hit..

The song “I Like Me Better”  by Lauv has been a breakout hit throughout this year and last year. It has a cheerful beat and catchy and relatable lyrics. Lauv is an artist who has been writing songs since he was 14. The song was inspired by Lauv’s own experience of falling in love after two weeks in New York city. His feelings regarding himself while with his significant other are reflected through the lyrics, “to be drunk and in love in New York City/Midnight into morning coffee/I like me better when I’m with you.”

Lauv wrote and produced this song in his bedroom, which the listeners would never know. His tones are rich and his voice sounds amazing. The lyrics can relate to any listener regardless of their age, since this song expresses the sentiment of feeling and being a better person when you’re with the other person you love. The ideas behind the lyrics make the song relatable, and combined with the upbeat tempo, they help connect the listener to the artist’s feelings. So next time you’re looking for a great song, take a listen to “I Like Me Better” by Lauv.  
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After weeks of hanging around the Top 5, "Sucker" from the Jonas Brothers takes the next step to now become their first ever #1 song here. The group co-wrote the song with its producers Ryan Tedder and Frank Dukes, with additional writing with Louis Bell. The Jonas Brothers appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden each night from March 4 to March 7 to promote the track. It has reached number one in Australia, Canada, Latvia, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia and the United States

Sam Smith & Normani put some pressure on The Jonas Brothers for #1 with "Dancing With A Stranger", which spent one week at #1 to Sam Smith second & Normani's first #1's in Australia and moves up two places to #2 This week,  After four weeks at #1, Pink drops two places to #3 with "Walk Me Home" which has gone Gold on record sales in Australia, Now moving up one place to #4 is Mark Ronson's Country music inspired fomer #1 "Nothing Breaks Like A Heart' which features the vocals of Miley Cyrus and was only Mark Ronson's second #1 in Australia & first for Miley and it also features on Mark Ronson's fifth studio album "Late Night Feelings".

Moving up two places to #5 is, "3 Nights" is a song by American singer and rapper Dominic Fike and is the lead single from Fike's EP , Don't Forget About Me, Demos (2018). Birds Of Tokyo rebound back up The Hot 100, moving up three places to #6 with "Good Lord" which is only the band's, second Top Ten appearance since "Lanterns" peaked at #3 in 2013, Marshmello moves up one place to #7 with "Here With Me", which featuring scottish band Chvrches, Stereogum called it "standard-issue dance-pop fluff, with a bit more of an emotional pull to it thanks to Mayberry's performance. It's the sort of song that you might forget about immediately after hearing." The Chainsmokers featuring 5 Seconds Of Summer drops two places to #8, with "Who Do You Love" has gone gold on record sales in Australia. The Veronicas first new material since 2017 enters the Top 10 moving up six places to #9 with " Think Of Me" and Ava Max drop's down  the Top 10 with "So Am I", which peaked at #3 and drops up seveb places to #10.

Dean Lewis continues to move up the Hot 100, this week moving up seventeen places to #11 with "Stay Awake", which is the third single lifted off debut studio album "A Place We Knew" & is very close to another Top 10 enter for Dean.
Mabel moves up five places to #20 with "Don't Call Me Up", which is Mabels first material to Chart in Australia, it was included on the 2019 reissue of her debut mixtape, Ivy to Roses, and debut album, High Expectations. It was released by Polydor Records on 18 January 2019. .
Why Don't We & Macklemore moves up four places to #26 with "I Don't Belong In This Club", which is highest charting song on The Hot 100 in Australia for Why Don't We.
Lil Nas X continues to move up the Hot 100, this week moving up twenty two places to #28 with the remix of"Old Town Road", which features Billy Ray Cyrus, In March 2019, the song reached number 19 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart before the magazine disqualified it from being included on the chart on grounds that it did not fit the country genre, sparking a debate on the definition of the genre. Had it not been disqualified, "Old Town Road" would have been the Hot Country Songs number-one song, as of the chart dated April 6, 2019.
Jonas Brothers move up the Hot 100 with the follow up to "Sucker" "Cool", moving ten places to #33.
Ariana Grande bounces back up the Hot 100, moving fourteen places with her former #1 "thank u , next" landing at #38.
Bryon Bay's Tones & I, continue to move up the Hot 100, moving up five places to #39 with "Johnny Run Away".
5 Seconds Of Summer move back up eight places to #43 with their former #1 "Youngblood" which spent five weeks at #1 in July, 2018 on the Hot 100.
Jumping back into the Top Fifty is George Ezra with his former #1 "Shotgun" which is up seven places to land at #46 with the third single lifted from his second studio album "Staying at Tamara's", which went 5x Platinum in Australia..
Another rebounder this week comes from NOTD featuring Bea Miller with  "I Wanna Know", which moves eight places to #47.
Sydney Singer-Songwriter Thandi Phoenix & British drum and bass DJ and record production duo Sigma continue to move up the Hot 100 with "Say It", as it moves up ten places to #48.
Shawn Mendes moves up fourteen places to #49 with "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" , which is his highest charting song on the Hot 100, as it peaked at #2 in July of 2017.
Kygo featuring Miguel, once again moves back up the Hot 100, moving up eight places to #51 with "Remind Me To Forget", which peaked at #5 on the Hot 100 in July, 2018.
Rita Ora & 6Lack continues to hold onto a place in the Hot 100, with the remix of "Only Want You", which this week is moving back up the Hot 100 once again, this time five places to #52.
Martin Garrix featuring Khalid moves back up thirteen places to #53 with "Ocean", which is his equal highest charting single in Australia as, it peaked at #8, which is equal with his 2016 single with Bebe Rexha "In The Name Of Love" .
Lauv moves up the chart with "I Like Me Better", which peaked at #7 back in 2017, it moves up thirty places to #62 & is this week's Power Hit.
Ariana continues to keep a hold on in The Hot 100, This week moving up five places to #64 with "No Tears Left To Cry" which has now totaled 56 weeks on the chart and has peaked at #2 also JXN's single "Red Light", which features A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is his second single to chart in Australia on the Hot 100 moving up thirteen places to #75 & is his follow up to his debut single "Solitude".  Rudimental featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen with their former #1 single "These Days", moves up seven places to #78 and former #1 from Liam Payne & Quavo moves back up the Hot 100, moving up eleven places with "Strip That Down"  to #89.

We have one song leave the Top 10 this week, which is "Sweet But Pcho" (HP-2, WI10-16) for Ava Max down six places to No.16.
Amy Shark drops six places with "Mess Her Up" to #17, which peaked at #7.
Marshmello & Bastille's former #1 track "Happier" is down seven places to #36.
Bebe Rexha's track "Last Hurrah" tumbles down eight places to #39.
Lauren Daigle's Single "You Say" beings to drop once again, this week dropping seven places down the Hot 100 to #41 after peaking at #16.
Maroon 5's single "Girls Like You", which features Cardi B,  begins to drop down the Hot 100, as it drops eight places to #44.
Ariana Grande's single "7 Rings" slides down the Hot 100, as it falls seventeen places to #55 to fall out of the Top Fifty.
Charli XCX & Troye Sivan's track "1999", after holding onto a place in the Top Forty, for a fair while, it has finally fallen out, of the Top Forty this week, as it is down sixteen places to rest at #56.
Pink's #2 track,"A Million Dreams" falls five places to #59 & becoming the best charting single lifted from 'The Greatest Showman: Reimagined" Soundtrack.
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey with "The Middle", changes direction after moving up twenty six places & dropping down fifteen places to #61 on the Hot 100.
Lady Gaga & Bradley Coopers #1 single "Shallow" which also features on the "A Star Is Born" Soundtrack, is down sixteen places to #63.
Bebe Rexha's single "Last Hurrah" contnue's its descent down the Hot 100 as it drops thirty one places to land at #70 and could be off the Hot 100 completely gone next week at the rate it is falling.
Panic! At The Disco's track "High Hopes", which had been holding onto a Top Forty place for 36 weeks, finally drops out of the Top Forty, down thirty four places to #71 this week.
Selena Gomez & Marshello's #1 track "Wolves", which begins its fall down the Hot 100, by falling twenty places to #76.
Thomas Rhett after reaching #72 last week, drops down the Hot 100 with "Look What God Gave Her", which drops seven places to #79.
Former #1 from The Chainsmokers & Coldplay "Something Just Like This" continues to hold on despite it dropping down sixteen places to #81.
benny blanco, Halsey & Khalid's track "Eastside" continues to hold on despite it dropping down eighteen places to #82 with their former #7 on the Hot 100.
Conrad Sewell's track "Love Me Anyway" continues to hold on despite it dropping down thirty five places to #84, but could out of the Hot 100 next week.
Scottish Singer-Songwriter Tom Walker's single "Just You And I", had a strong start but has since been falling down the Hot 100, this week falling forty places to #85.
Anne Marie is just holding onto a place in the Hot 100 with "2002" which drops sixteen places to #90, also K.Flay drops ten places with "Bad Vibes" down to #92 and Nick Murphy drops ten places with "Sanity" down to #93 & Alec Benjamin after a good debut has dropped ten places to #99 with " Let Me Down Slowly" plus this maybe the last week hear of Panic! At The Disco with "The Greatest Show" dropping seven places to #100.

#35 - SOS is the first posthumous single by Swedish DJ Avicii featuring co-production from Albin Neder and Kristoffer Fogelmark, and vocals from American singer Aloe Blacc. It was released on 10 April 2019 and will be included on his posthumous third studio album Tim, to be released on 6 June 2019.

#40 - Hey Look Ma, I Made It is a song by Panic! at the Disco from their sixth studio album, Pray for the Wicked, through Fueled by Ramen and DCD2 Records. The song was made available via album release on June 22, 2018 and it was serviced to alternative radio on February 19, 2019 and US contemporary hit radio on February 26, 2019 as the album's third single

#54 - Hustle is a song by American singer Pink, released on March 28, 2019, as the second single from her upcoming album Hurts 2B Human. The song was written by Pink, Jorgen Odegard and Imagine Dragons lead vocalist Dan Reynolds. Reynolds also provided guitar playing for the song

#60 - Sunday is a song by Australian singer Jessica Mauboy. The song was released on 12 April 2019 through Sony Music.

#65 - Peace is a song by Australian electronic DJ and Producer Alison Wonderland. The song was released as a single on 4 April 2019 through Universal Music Australia. The song was wriiten by Jantine, Alex Schwartz, Alison Wonderland, Jacob Torre, Joseph Khajadourian, Michael Pollack & Roxanne Emery and produced by Alison Wonderland & The Futuristics.

#67 - Boy with Luv is a song by South Korean boy band BTS featuring American singer Halsey from BTS' EP Map of the Soul: Persona. It was released with the EP on April 12, 2019, by Big Hit Entertainment.

#69 - Paradise is a song by American singer Bazzi. The song was released as a single on 4 April 2019 through Atlantic Records.

#94 - Adolescent is a song by Australian Indie Artist Holly Rankin, better known as Jack River, Adolescent is a boycott to conventional pop subject matter, questioning youth’s age old obsession with love and lust. Calling out the façade of social media culture’s infatuation with aesthetics, this is a song for all the boys and girls chasing something deeper and grittier, something with meaning.
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc | IGA/UMA

"SOS" is the first posthumous single by Swedish DJ Avicii featuring co-production from Albin Neder and Kristoffer Fogelmark, and vocals from American singer Aloe Blacc. It was released on 10 April 2019 and will be included on his posthumous third studio album Tim, to be released on 6 June 2019. The song was completed by a team of writers and producers following Avicii's death in April 2018. It was said to be "75-80% done" at the time of his death. Co-producers Krisfoffer Fogelmark and Albin Nedler confirmed that after Tim's death they received the MIDI file for the song that Tim had produced, and said that all the sounds and notes in the song are from Avicii himself without any additional production.The only additional production done on the track was for Aloe Blacc's vocals."SOS" is This Week's Hot Debut entering the Hot 100 at #35.

Avicii’s first posthumous single “SOS” has been released. The song features Aloe Blacc, who sang on the late DJ’s 2013 hit “Wake Me Up.” The drop comes with a video featuring dozens of fan messages written after Avicii’s death last year. The single will appear on Avicii’s album TIM, due on June 6. All proceeds from the project will be donated to the newly launched Tim Bergling Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health.

Blacc tweeted his reaction to Avicii’s death last April. “I can’t express how deeply sad I am,” the singer wrote. “Meeting him changed my life. He was an amazingly talented person and it hurts so bad that he’s gone.” Blacc wrote in a tweet today, “Thank you, Tim. Today we share your creativity with the world once again. I’m honored to have worked with you and I promise to carry on your legacy through our songs.” Their new song is Blacc’s first release since his holiday album Christmas Funk last November.
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1 Real Thing
Middle Kids | EMI
2 Talk
Two Door Cinema Club | INERTIA
3 Pub Feed
The Chats | IND
4 I'm Not Coming Back
Meg Mac | EMI   
5 Starlight
6 Butter
Triple One | ORCH/SME
7 Ur A Piece Of Shit
Ali Barter | INERTIA  
8 Lose My Mind
Jai Wolf ft. Mr Gabriel | POD/INERTIA
Greta Stanley | IND
10 Slow Motion
Jarryd James | ISL/UMA
1 Good Lord
Birds Of Tokyo | EMI
2 Who Do You Love
The Chainsmokers ft. 5 Seconds Of Summer | EMI/SME
3 Think Of Me
The Veronicas | SME
4 Stay Awake
Dean Lewis | ISL/UMA
5 i'm so tired...
Lauv & Troye Sivan | EMI/IND
6 Mess Her Up
Amy Shark | WL/SME
7 7 Minutes
Dean Lewis | ISL/UMA
8 Waiting
9 Exit Sign
Hilltop Hoods ft. Illy & Ecca Vandal | HTH/UMA
10 Johnny Run Away
Tones And I | IND
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc | IGA/UMA
2 Sunday
Jessica Mauboy | SME
3 Boy With Luv
BTS ft. Halsey | SME/EMI
4 Everybody Here Hates You
Courtney Barnett | MILK
5 Old Town Road (Remix)
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus | COL/SME
6 I’m Not Coming Back
Meg Mac | EMI
7 Borderline
Tame Impala | ISL/UMA
8 Like That
Hein Cooper | IND
9 Adolescent
Jack River | IOU/MUSH
10 Georgia
Kevin Abstract | RCA/SME
Don't Get Me Started
Sloan Peterson
Madonna & Maluma
Racing Cars
Missing You
The Vamps
Carry On
Kygo & Rita Ora
Perfect Blue
Basenji ft. Erthlings
Jessica Mauboy
Carly Rae Jepsen
Greta Stanley
Side Effects
Jade Bird