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Leave Me Lonely
Hilltop Hoods I HTH/UMA

"Leave Me Lonely" is a song by Australian Hip Hop Group Hilltop Hoods. It was written by Plutonic Lab, DJ Debris, MC Pressure & Suffa and produced by Plutonic Lab "Leave Me Lonely" is first single lifted  from the groups new album 'The Great Expanse' due out February 22. "Leave Me Lonely" was released in Australia, on November 23, 2018 by HTH Productions & Universal Music Australia. "Leave Me Lonely" is in its second week on the chart & increased radio airplay across the major radio networks & also plenty of rado adds that made it the most added last week. "Leave Me Lonely" moves up from #60 to #19, making a Jump of 41  places on The Hot 100, which makes "Leave Me Lonely", This Week's Power Hit.
Aussie hip-hop legends Hilltop Hoods have finally announced their long-awaited return today, with the announcement of brand new album The Great Expanse.
Along with the announcement of their eighth (!) studio album - due out on Friday, 22nd February - the group have also dropped a fresh new track dubbed ‘Leave Me Lonely’.

Group member Suffa released a hilarious but all-too-real statement on what the track is about, saying it’s a “a song about the eternal struggle of being cornered by a close-talker”.

“It’s a song that’s relatable to anyone that’s ever been outside. Or in a room with more than four people.”
We feel that.

‘Leave Me Lonely’ contains elements of Richard Berry’s song ‘Have Love Will Travel’, and is the follow-up to Hilltop Hoods’ previous single ‘Clark Griswold’. Meanwhile, The Great Expanse will mark the group’s first album since 2014’s Walking Under Stars.

Just in case all that sweet Hoods content wasn’t enough for you, they’ve also dropped a trailer for their just-released documentary Restrung Live. The doco follows the group on their ‘Restrung’ tour back in 2016, and gives an intimate look at the behind the scenes of one of the country’s pioneering hip-hop acts.

You can catch Hilltop Hoods at Falls Festival this New Year period.
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Promises
Calvin Harris & Sam Smith l EMI/SME

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Next Staying put at #6 is Marshmello & Bastille with Happier, This song was written by Bastille's vocalist Dan Smith with Steve Mac (Clean Bandit's "Symphony," Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You") in 2017. Bastille saw potential in the song as a collaboration and hooked up with Marshmello to add some of his EDM beats. They were surprised with how the American producer was able to produce an upbeat song from such downbeat lyrics. Now at #7 is Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper with Shallow, This dramatic duet between Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper was recorded for the 2018 remake of the classic movie A Star is Born. Gaga plays the rising star Ally, and Cooper the established musician Jackson Maine, who becomes her mentor and lover. Gaga explained that the song serves a crucial moment in the film. She told Zane Lowe on his Beats 1 Radio show: "It's two people talking to each other about the need and the drive to dive into the deep end and stay away from the shallow area." Also at #8 is Guy Sebastian with Before I Go, it was co-penned by Guy alongside Jamie Hartman and Dave Hodges. We also know that it was the first song written for Guy’s upcoming eleventh studio album.We know that said studio album won’t be out until the new year. And we also know ‘Before I Go’ is about smashing through any obstacles people place in the way of you reaching your goals.“I can’t wait for my fans to have a chance to hear my new single,” Guy says in a statement.“This was the very first song I wrote when I sat down to start this new album and it says so much about what I was feeling at the time. In fact, the vocal is still the demo vocal from the writing session because it just felt honest. Next In Long Line at songs that remain steady is Love Someone from Lukas Graham at #9, which has become the danish groups, second Top 10 enter, since they went to #1 with 7 years, lastly re-entering the Top 10 is Dean Lewis with Be Alright, moving back from #16 to #10 with his former #1, "Be Alright" was released as the first taste of Lewis' debut album on June 29, 2018. The song became Lewis' first Australian chart-topper, spending eight consecutive weeks at the summit. It also became Lewis' debut international hit, reaching charts worldwide.
Nothing Breaks Like A Heart
Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus COL/SME

"Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" is a song by British musician Mark Ronson featuring American singer Miley Cyrus, released on 29 November 2018 by RCA Records as the lead single from Ronson's upcoming fifth studio album, Late Night Feelings (2019). It was written by Mark Ronson, Ilsey Juber, Clement Picard, Maxime Picard, Conor Szymanski, Miley Cyrus & Thomas Brenneck and produced by Mark Ronson, Jamie xx & Picard Brothers. "Leave Me Lonely" was released in Australia, on November 29, 2018 by Columbia Records & Sony Music Entertainment. "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" is This Week's Hot Debut entering the Hot 100 at #33.

Mark Ronson has had a hell of a year. The producer is, at this point, a legend, writing and engineering for artists like Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, and many in between. 2018 has been particularly prolific for Ronson due to his songwriting with Lady Gaga for the box-office smash A Star Is Born, whose lead single, “Shallow”, was written in part by the Brit. In addition to all this, Ronson has released the first song in anticipation of his upcoming solo album, “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart”. The single features Miley Cyrus on vocals and fuses her Tennessee roots with a modern twist, creating a simultaneously heart-wrenching and danceable tune.

Cyrus and Ronson pair well together, the former’s raw talent and knack for soulful vocals balancing the DJ’s skill for unique and enthralling production. The chorus of “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” will be stuck in listeners’ heads for days or even weeks, a tumbling declaration of life’s hurdles that feels both melancholy and triumphant in the face of lost love. The marriage of Cyrus’ pop stardom and Ronson’s skill for creating bona fide hits is a match made in heaven, and “Nothing…” is an example of that can’t-miss compatibility.
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1 Armed & Dangerous
Juice WRLD | IGA/UMA
2 Sundress
A$AP Rocky | RCA/SME
3 Take This Lonely Heart
Nothing But Thieves | RCA/SME
4 Driving Rain
Slash ft/ Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators | SME
5 Why So Serious
Alice Merton | IND
6 Social Candy
Psychedlic Porn Crumpets | IND
7 Suddenly
A. Swayze & The Ghosts | MUSHROOM
8 Radar
Whethan ft. HONNE | ATL/WMA
9 Can't You See
Fidlar | MUSHROOM
10 Chapter 4 Sober
Flint Eastwood ft. Shortly | IND
1 Day Drunk
Morgan Evans | WMA
2 Before I Go
Guy Sebastian | SME
3 Be Alright
Dean Lewis | ISL/UMA
4 Youngblood
5 Seconds Of Summer | EMI
5 All Loved Up
Amy Shark | WL/SME
6 Leave Me Lonely
Hilltop Hoods | HTH/UMA
7 All The Pretty Girls
Vera Blue | ISL/UMA
8 Changing
Conrad Sewell| SME
9 1999
Charli XCX & Troye Sivan| ATL/WMA
10 Way Too Long
Keith Urban | CAP/EMI
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Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus
2 Bad Liar
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3 Why So Serious
Alice Merton
4 I Found You
benny blanco & Calvin Harris
5 Rewrite The Stars
James Arthur & Anne-Marie
6 CLOUDS.
Kwame
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8 We Appreciate Power
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Dominic Fike
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