The Billboard Trending 140: Dec. 1-8

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

GRAMMY nominations were announced on Friday, Dec. 5, and with all the chatter on Twitter, several songs made their way back into the Trending 140, including @Hozier’s “Take Me to Church,” @Beck’s “Morning Phase,” @ArcadeFire’s “Reflektor” and more.

@AudioPush featuring @Wale had the hottest Popular and Emerging debuts of the week with “Quick Fast,” beating out @NickiMinaj who is #2 in the Popular Debuts chart with “All Things Go.”

@JohnLegend plus @Common notched the #5 Popular Debut with “Glory” for @SelmaMovie.

In response to the situations in Ferguson and New York, @AliciaKeys released “We Gotta Pray” in tribute to Michael Brown and Eric Garner. TIME Magazine covered the release and noted the song bowed at #6 on the Trending 140.

“Blank Space” by @TaylorSwift13 was the most-mentioned song this week, followed by @NickJonas’s “Jealous” and “Home to Mama” by @JustinBieber and @CodySimpson.

Don’t miss the @Billboard Real-Time Rewind, #GrammyNominations edition, with @RealJoeLevy.