Well, 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time for the final installment in my recap of the 100 biggest songs on my weekly music chart this year. If you'd like to catch up on the other nine parts, plus the bonus of the 25 that almost made it, you can click here. And away we goooooo...
#10 - "Lean On" - Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ
from the album Peace Is The Mission (2015)
Highest rank: #3 (one week)
Weeks on the chart (so far in 2015): 33 [still charting]
Billboard Hot 100 peak: #4
Songwriters: Karen Ørsted [MØ], Thomas Pentz [Diplo], William Griachine [DJ Snake], Martin Bresso [Tchami], Philip Meckseper
"Artisan Dance Music" had a banner year in 2015, and the biggest proof was the success of veteran alt-dance act Major Lazer, who landed an international smash with this trippy bouncer with south Asian influences by collaborating with dubstep Frenchman DJ Snake, and the voice of Swedish songstress MØ to guide it all. The fact that this got passed over for a Grammy nom is a travesty.
Killer lyrics: What will we do when we get old?
Will we walk down the same road?
Will you be there by my side?
Standing strong as the waves roll over...
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