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Thursday, April 30, 2015

US Chart Roundup: Jason Derulo Has Started Making Good Music

Jason Derulo has managed to shake out his sixth Top 10 single this week, in the form of "Want To Want Me" — and if I'm to be honest, it's probably his best single, to-date. I'm not sure what prompted him to ditch the base-level frat-hop sound he was working with "Talk Dirty" and "Wiggle," but this is what Jason Derulo sounds like in 2015:

Even better is this album track, "Cheyenne," from his upcoming Everything Is 4 LP:

It's like Jason Derulo made the conscious decision to actually record good pop, and we're suddenly all the better for it.

The U.S. Top 10:

1. "See You Again" - Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth *3 weeks*
2. "Uptown Funk" - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
3. "Trap Queen" - Fetty Wap
4. "Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)" - The Weeknd
5. "Sugar" - Maroon 5
6. "Love Me Like You Do" - Ellie Goulding
7. "Shut Up And Dance" - Walk The Moon 
8. "Thinking Out Loud" - Ed Sheeran
9. "G.D.F.R." - Flo Rida feat. Sage The Gemini & Lookas
10. "Want To Want Me" - Jason Derulo

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