"South Of The Border" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran featuring Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello and American rapper Cardi B for Sheeran's fourth studio album, "No.6 Collaborations Project". The song was written by Sheeran together with Steve Mac, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Fred Gibson and Jordan Thorpe, and produced by Sheeran, Steve Mac and Fred. It impacted mainstream radio in Australia on 12 July 2019. "South Of The Border" has been able to gain adds on radio across Australia, with the airplay increasing on many major networks like Nova & Hit Radio Network. "South Of The Border" moves from #63 to #17, making a Jump of 46 places on The Hot 100, which makes "South Of The Border", This Week's Power Hit..

“South of the Border” is the second track on the 2019 album ‘No.6 Collaborations Project’ by Ed Sheeran. The song features vocals by Camila Cabello and rapper Cardi B.
‘No.6 Collaborations Project‘ follows Ed’s collaborations EP series, left off at #5 in 2011. The 2019 album contains a massive list of collaborations from Eminem, 50 Cent, Bruno Mars, Skrillex, Khalid, Travis Scott, Stormzy, Justin Bieber, Meek Mill and more. In an interview with Charmalagne Tha God, Ed Sheeran called this album a ‘compilation of artist that he is a fan of.’

“South of the Border” sings about this amazing “brown eyes” and “caramel thighs” girl Ed meets at a bar. They hit it off quite strongly and he is willing to cross the border to be with her. Theoretically, Ed is talking about a Mexican girl, as Mexico lies to the South of the USA. Coincidentally enough, the collaborator Camila Cabello is from Cuba, which is also further South of the USA.

The entire song has a sensual undertone to it, where Ed, Camila and Cardi B boast about what they find attractive in each other. Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello act as the two lead roles in the story. Ed Sheeran describes her as a girl with “brown eyes,” “caramel thighs,” “long hair” and most importantly “no wedding ring.” Camila describes the guy as “green eyes.” However, Ed’s eyes are blue in real life.

Cardi B’s third verse on “South of the Border” drops some interesting views on love. She talks about risking what you have for greater gain and that is the way to live. She might be talking about her career move from being a stripper to being one of the most dominant artists in rap today. However, this lesson applies to love as well. Cardi B also mocks Ed Sheeran saying he might have “jungle fever.” This phrase is slang for a white person to have a sexual appetite for black or exotic women. Finally, she also claps back at herself for being the best version of herself–she is a mother of a baby, has a massive musical career going on, has a love life with Offset, and she never gives up on any of it. #SLAY
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"Don't Call Me Angel", is a song by American singers Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey. It was released on September 13, 2019, by Republic Records, as the lead single from the soundtrack to the 2019 film Charlie's Angels."Don't Call Me Angel" is This Week's Hot Debut entering the Hot 100 at #35.

I keep hearing people invoke the Moulin Rouge soundtrack cover of “Lady Marmalade” — starring Lil’ Kim, Mýa, Pink, and Christina Aguilera — in speaking about the new Ariana Grande, Lana Del Rey, and Miley Cyrus Charlie’s Angels soundtrack single “Don’t Call Me Angel,” and I sorta get it, but I also don’t. It’s a successor to the 2001 hit in the sense that, yes, multiple famous women are singing together on the same beat. That’s the beginning and the end of it. “Marmalade” braided voices together that had been circling the same hip-hop and R&B/pop scene. “Don’t Call Me Angel” is something else, something that could maybe only happen in an era where everyone exists in their own tailor-made internet with their own little network of music-app playlists and Netflix and Hulu recommendations. “Angel” blends styles that sound fine alone but struggle to jell together, such is the vastness of the space between the singers present.

That’s cool, though. Ari’s in her zone skating around the elaborate network of interlocking notes designed by frequent collaborators Max Martin and Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Miley’s Music City–by–way–of–the–club drawl and timbre are adaptable enough to keep her from breaking anything here. “Angels” strains to figure out what to do with Lana, such as she exists now, as a singer who does her best work at half the speed of her peers in the biz, whose last album was closer in spirit to glacial ’90s northwestern indie rock than anything on the radio in this decade. The beat here slows its tempo to accommodate Lana, which is fine because it ran a little fast in the first place. In the end, “Angels” is less of a meeting of like minds and more of a ride from the pulsing center of a city past the limits and into the laconic stretches outside.
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1 Don’t Call Me Angel
Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey | REP/UMA
2 Graveyard
Halsey | CAP/EMI
3 South Of The Border
Ed Sheeran ft. Camila Cabello & Cardi B | ATL/WMA
4 Big World
Conrad Sewell | SME
5 Good As Hell
Lizzo | ATL/WMA
6 Wanted
OneRepublic | IGA/UMA
7 Mother
Charlie Puth | ATL/WMA
8 Heart Explodes
The Darkness | IND
9 Play
10 All My Friends Are Dead
The Amity Affliction | RR/WMA
The Last Time
The Script
Hurts Me Like Hell
Samantha Jade
Maroon 5
Black & Blue
Lost Frequencies ft Mokita
Miss Me More
Stack It Up
Liam Payne ft. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Something's Got To Give
Show Me Love
Alicia Keys & Miguel
Thinking About You
Press Club | IND
1 Hurts
Wafia ft. Louis The Child & Whethan | ATL/WMA
2 Big World
Conrad Sewell | SME
3 Burn
B Wise ft. Juv | SME
4 Have It All
Cosmo's Midnight ft. Age.Sex.Location | RCA/SME
5 Black Bull
Foals | WR/WMA
6 Won't Be Late
Swae Lee ft. Drake | IGA/UMA
7 Suck On Light
Boy & Bear | ISL/UMA
8 New Shapes
Diplo ft. Octavian | MAD/WMA
9 One Less Day (Dying Young)
Rob Thomas | ATL/WMA
10 all the good girls go to hell
Billie Eilish | IGA/UMA
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello ISL/UMA
Senorita from Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, remains at #1 for a fitth non-consecutive week at #1, "Senorita" is the second chart-topping single for both Mendes ("Treat You Better" in 2016) and Cabello ("Never Be The Same" in 2018). The rise of "Senorita" comes as little surprise when you look at its streaming prolificacy & radio airplay in Australia.

Guy Sebastian remains at #2 for a third consecutive week  with "Choir", which gave hit a total of six weeks at #1, which has made "Choir"  pushed ahead of 2009 multi-Platinum hit ‘Like It Like That’ (five weeks) to become Sebastian’s longest-serving #1. Tones And I moves up one place to #3 with "Dance Monkey", has been a long hard trek for tones and I as she has held the #1 place on the Aria Singles chart for the past Six weeks, but has taken seventeen weeks for Tones to come close to doing the same on the radio airplay chart. This week dropping down one place to #4 is Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid with "Beautiful People", The singers "make for a formidable pair of young songwriters, arguably some of the pop landscape's best", predicting that "'Beautiful People' will likely enjoy a lofty future on the pop charts". Now moving up one place to #5 is Normani with "Motivation", it sounds like the perfectly-crafted pop song & is very catchy, summery and fun", adding that it is reminiscent of co-writer Ariana Grande's sound, and while familiar, it "provides something currently missing from the pop landscape.

After five weeks at #5, Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber drop one spot to #6 with their former #1 "I Don't Care", Both singers use this track to describe being at a party, but wanting to leave due to feeling lonely or having social anxiety. That special someone by their side saves the day and makes them feel less alone in the end. Taylor Swift moves up three places to #7 with "Lover", which is the "song you should slow-dance to with your partner this weekend", and further stated that it "effectively transmits its romantic signals by putting the songwriting of Swift – a masterful writer who gets the solo credit here – front and center. The Jonas Brothers re-enter the top ten , once again with "Only Human", moving up three places to #8, next we have only new entry into the top ten, which comes from Post Malone with "Circles", which moves up five places to #9 and "Circles" is the third single lifted from his third studio album "Hollywood Bleeding". Taylor Swift drops two places to #10 with "You Need To Calm Down", which has only managed to peak at #7.

Miley Cyrus moves up six places to #15 with "Slide Away", the lyrics were about "just about knowing when to cut your losses and move on" and avoided being "vindictive or tabloid-y", and that the production "suits Cyrus' voice, pushing her without overwhelming her."
This Weeks, Power Hit comes from Ed Sheeran featuring Camila Cabello & Cardi B with "South Of The Border", which moves up forty six places to #17, the song debuted at No. 53 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 14 on Rolling Stone Top 100 when it became available for download and stream on the release of the album in the United States. It received 10.2 million streams in the first week according to Rolling Stone, and it also reached No. 16 on Billboard Digital Song Sales chart. This song has already debuted at top 15 on official charts of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia and Sweden.
Birds Of Tokyo moves up four places to #21 with "The Greatest Mistakes", which has so far only managed to peak at #17.
Pink featuring Khalid moves up four places to #25 with "Hurts 2B Human", which is title track from Pink's latest album and is the third single lifted from aforementioned album.
Camila Cabello moves up twenty three places to #28 with "Liar", “Liar” is a song by singer-songwriter Camila Cabello released alongside “Shameless”. This release was dubbed as “Installment One” of her sophomore album, "Romance".
Birds Of Tokyo rebound back up four places to #40 with "Good Lord", which was able to peak at #5 earlier this year.
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey move up five places to #48 with "The Middle",  which has totalled 86 weeks on the chart & has peaked #3.
Panic! At The Disco continue to rebound back up the chart with "High Hope", which moves up seven places to #50 & has now totalled 68 weeks on the charted and peaked at #4, which is it best chart position to date in Australia.
PNAU featuring Ollie Gabriel move up eighteen places to #52 with "All Of Us", is in essence what PNAU has always stood for; togetherness,” explains Nick Littlemore.
Loud Luxury featuring Brando move up four places to #54 with "Body", which has now totalled 58 weeks on the charted and peaked at #2.
5 Seconds Of Summer move back up four places to #58 with "Easier".
Anne-Marie moves up fifteen places to #61 with "2002", which only re-entered the chart a couple of weeks ago and has totalled 59 weeks on the chart and peaked at #2 in 2018.
Skrillex featuring Boys Noize & Ty Dolla $ign with "Midnight Hour", moves up thirty five places to #64 in only their second week on ther chart.
Imagine Dragons rebound back up the chart with "Bad Liar", it moves up six places to #67 and has spent 43 weeks on the chart and reach a peak of #4.
Justin Timberlake keeps his Up & Down movement going, on the chart with his former #1, "Can't Stop The Feeling" which moves up twenty five places #68 and has totalled 157 weeks on the chart.
Amy Shark moves up thirteen places to #6 with her former #1 "I Said Hi", which at this moment is her only #1 so far.
Charli XCX & Troye Sivan move up fifteen places to #75 with "1999", which is was the lead single from Charli XCX's third studio album "Charli".
Kygo featuring Miguel move up sixteen places to #84 with "Remind Me To Forget", which has spent 73 weeks on the chart and peaked at #5.

The two songs leaving the Top 10 this week are "How Do You Sleep?" (HP-4, WI10-5) by Sam Smith, is down five places to #12 and finally we have "Piece Of My Heart" (HP-9, WI10-4) by Meduza featuring Goodboys, which is down four places to #13.
Ariana Grande & Social House drops down six places to #19 with "boyfriend", which peaked at #4.
Pink featuring Cash Cash drop four places to #22 with "Can We Pretend", which peaked at #2.
Drax Project featuring Hailee Steinfeld drops five places to #24 with "Woke Up Late", the track "gives a pretty good impression of their overall sound", which it described as a "healthy mix of pop, dance and hip-hop".
Freya Ridings drops four places to #26 with "Castles", which is her first single to chart in Australia.
Dean Lewis drops back four places to #31 with "Straight Back Down", which is the fourth single lifted from his debut studio album "A Place We Knew", which has gone double platinum in Australia.
Canadian Ali Gatie drops four places to #32 with "It's You", which had peaked at #23 on Australia Radio Charts, but has been able to reach #1 in Malaysia & Belgium.
Ed Sheeran featuring Chance The Rapper & PnB Rock drops twenty one places to #38 with "Cross Me", it was able to peak at #4.
Blanco Brown drops eight places to #41 with "The Git Up", it peaked at #33 & is the debut single from his debut studio album "Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs", which is due for release on October 11, 2019.
Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus drop five places to #44 with their former #1 "Nothing Breaks Like A Heart", which now spent a total of 44 weeks on the chart.
Katy Perry's current single "Small Talk" continues to drop the chart, this week dropping eleven places to #45, after only managing to peak at #12.
Mabel drops ten places to #47 with "Don't Call Me Up", which peaked at #4 and was her first single to chart in Australia.
Andy Grammer drops five places to #53 with "Don't Give Up On Me", which has only managed to peak at #40.
Ava Max drops seventeen places to #60 with "Torn", which has only managed to peak at #38.
The Chainsmokers featuring 5 Seconds Of Summer drops twenty one places to #63 with "Who Do You Love", which was able to peak at #4.
Ava Max drops nine places to #65 with "Sweet But Psycho", which was able to peak at #2.
Jordie Ireland featuring Riley Biederer drops eighteen places to #70 with "Throw Away My Number", which peaked at #30.
Illy drops down twenty three places to #72 with "Then What", which peaked at #19 and was his first new material in over two years.
AJ Mitchell featuring Ava Max drops down six places to #74 with "Slow Dance", which is his first single to chart on radio in Australia.
Jonas Blue featuring William Singe drops fifteen places to #82 with "Mama", which peaked at #5 and has now totalled 100 weeks on the chart.
Former #1 "ME!" from Taylor Swift & featuring Brendon Urie from Panic! At The Disco drops thirteen places to #87.
Khalid drops twenty five places to #90 with "Talk", which was produced by Disclosure & peaked at #8.
Aussie Singer-Rapper Mallrat drops twenty two places to #93 with "Charlie", which is the first single from her "Driving Music - EP".
Billie Eilish drops twenty two places to #97 with "bad guy", which was her first single to break into the Top five in Australia.

#35 - "Don't Call Me Angel", is a song by American singer's Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey. It was released on September 13, 2019, by Republic Records, as the lead single from the soundtrack to the 2019 film Charlie's Angels.

#36 - "Good as Hell" is a song recorded by American singer and rapper Lizzo. It was released on March 8, 2016 through Atlantic Records and Nice Life Recording Company as the lead single from her debut extended play Coconut Oil. It was written by Lizzo and Ricky Reed and produced by Reed.
The song served as the namesake for her 2017 Good as Hell Tour. But was only released in Australia in 2019.

#49 - "Ride It" is a song recorded by Kosovo DJ Regard. It was released on July 26, 2019 through Sony Music Entertainment. It was written by Jay Sean & Alan Sampson and produced by Regard.

#56 - "Graveyard" is a song by American singer Halsey, as the second single from her upcoming third studio album, Manic (2020), it was released on September 13, 2019.

#78 - "Wanted" is a song by American band OneRepublic, released through Interscope Records on September 6, 2019. It was co-written by frontman Ryan Tedder with bassist Brent Kutzle, and Casey Smith, Tyler Spry and Zach Skelton.

#83 - "Violence" is a song by Grimes and American DJ i_o, it was released on September 5, 2019, as the second single from her upcoming fifth studio album "Miss Anthropocene".

#86 - "Post Malone" is a song by Dutch DJ Sam Feldt featuring Dutch singer Rani, released on 24 May 2019 through Spinnin' Records as a single from Feldt's Magnets EP

#92 - "Right Back" is a song by American singer Khalid from his 2019 album "Free Spirit". It was originally recorded as a solo version and charted as an album track in April 2019 before being released as a single in a version featuring American rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie on August 2, 2019.
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1 Choir
Guy Sebastian | SME
2 Dance Monkey
Tones And I | IND/SME
3 Little Things
Jessica Mauboy | SME
4 The Greatest Mistakes
Birds Of Tokyo | EMI
5 Straight Back Down
Dean Lewis | ISL/UMA
6 Teeth
5 Seconds Of Summer | EMI
7 Good Lord
Birds Of Tokyo | EMI
8 Never Seen The Rain
Tones And I | IND/SME
9 i'm so tired
Lauv & Troye Sivan | EMI/IND
10 All Of Us
PNAU ft. Ollie Gabriel| IND


Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey| REP/UMA


Ed Sheeran ft. Camila Cabello & Cardi B| ATL/WMA