Author: Grace Podoll, Westone Intern
I like to see the differences in top songs throughout the world and at the same time discover new artists. Check out the current top songs in Germany. Two of the top songs are by German artists, Helene Fischer and Elaiza!
1. Rather Be – Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne
Clean Bandit is a British electronic group. Their song “Rather Be” has been the most listened to song in Germany for the past eleven weeks!
2. Waves – Mr. Probz
Mr. Probz is a Dutch hip hop artist and songwriter. His debut release “Waves”, became a hit over the past weekend in Germany.
3. Happy – Pherrell Williams
Pherrell Williams is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, and fashion designer. “Happy”, which everyone has heard by now, has remained in the top ten songs throughout the world over the past eight weeks!
4. Atemlos Durch Die Nacht (Breathlessly Through The Night) – Helene Fischer
Helene Fischer is a one of Germany’s top singers and entertainers. Helene Fischer has made recent news in Germany for her hit songs being sung “too loud” at concerts when concert goers join in singing and raise the volume to 110 decibels. They could use Westone TRU hearing protection!
5. Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz
Nico & Vinz are a Norwegian pop duo. They are on their way to the top. Their official video and lyric clip have drawn a combined 11 million YouTube views.
6. Addicted To You – Avicii
Avicii, the Swedish DJ who has become popular over the last year with his hit songs, “Wake Me Up” and “Hey Brother” has released “Addicted To You”, which is on its way to be just as popular.
7. Dark Horse – Katy Perry
Katy Perry is an American recording artist, and actress. Her song, “Dark Horse”, has been a top song since August of 2013!
8. My Love – Route 94 & Jess Glynne
Route 94 is a British music producer and DJ. His mesmerizing dance cut “My Love” has been one of the recent breakout hits. The track is a strobe-ready slowburner that features British vocalist Jess Glynne, who previously appeared on Clean Bandit‘s UK chart topper “Rather Be”.
9. Riptide – Vance Joy
Vance Joy an Australian singer-song writer has been brought to the spotlight with his hit song “Riptide”. “Ripetide” has made the shortlist for the prestigious APRA (Australasian Performing Right Associatio) Song of the Year award.
10. Is It Right – Elaiza
Elaiza is a German band from Berlin that will represent Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark, with their song “Is It Right”.