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Billboard Hot 100 – March 1, 2014

Here are the Top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of March 1, 2014.

1. Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – Dark Horse. No. 1 last week.

2. Pharrell Williams – Happy. No. 2 last week.

3. Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz – Talk Dirty. No. 3 last week.

4. A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera – Say Something. No. 4 last week.

5. Beyonce feat. Jay Z – Drunk In Love. No. 8 last week.

6. OneRepublic – Counting Stars. No. 7 last week.

7. Pitbull feat. Ke$ha – Timber. No. 6 last week.

8. Bastille – Pompeii. No. 10 last week.

9. Lorde – Team. No. 9 last week.

10. Passenger – Let Her Go. No. 5 last week.

All videos of the Top 10 songs can be viewed above. Our thanks to Billboard for this week’s Hot 100 Top 10.

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Concerts, Documentaries and Live Events a Rarity on SNBO

The concert ‘Voices of Love’ will be aired this Sunday on GMA’s SNBO.

On Sunday, GMA’s ‘Sunday Night Box Office’ will air the Valentine’s Day ‘Voices of Love’ concert featuring Martin Nievera and Regine Velasquez. In many ways, the concert serves as a much-needed respite from the repetitive Filipino-dubbed movies that have been airing on SNBO for some time. Unfortunately, airing these events are becoming increasingly rare on SNBO, and it didn’t help that GMA’s lack of revenue made it difficult to air something other than movies.

SNBO, for its part, has not fared well of late in the ratings against ABS-CBN’s ‘Sunday’s Best’. Much of the blame is centered on its broadcast of old Filipino-dubbed movies that has alienated movie fans of all ages. (Remember the infamous ‘SNBO Double Treat’?) This was in contrast to ‘Sunday’s Best”s high-quality offerings that range from a variety of documentaries and recent live events to the latest English-language films and Star Cinema releases. And when this program follows the highly-rated talk show ‘Gandang Gabi Vice’, it is total disaster for SNBO.

But for this Sunday, movies on both SNBO and ‘Sunday’s Best’ will be taking a backseat.  In addition to GMA’s ‘Voices of Love’, ABS-CBN will be airing a documentary entitled ‘Lakwatsero sa Hokkaido’, in which Robi Domingo’s recent trip to Japan was covered. It will be interesting to see how a concert on SNBO will fare against a documentary on ‘Sunday’s Best’, but on a night where no movies were scheduled, it means a better option for viewers to end their weekend.