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Billboard Hot 100 – August 6, 2016

Here are the Top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of August 6, 2016.

1. Sia feat. Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills. No. 3 last week.

2. Drake feat. WizKid & Kyla – One Dance. No. 1 last week.

*Due to copyright issues and a lack of an official music/lyric video, no video is available for the song.

3. Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For. No. 4 last week.

4. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling!. No. 2 last week.

5. The Chainsmokers feat. Daya – Don’t Let Me Down. No. 5 last week.

6. Twenty One Pilots – Ride. No. 6 last week.

7. Rihanna – Needed Me. No. 7 last week.

8. Kent Jones – Don’t Mind. No. 9 last week.

9. Desiigner – Panda. No. 8 last week.

10. Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover). No. 10 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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Delamar’s Last Day on RX

Chico and Delamar, a radio institution for over 20 years, is no more after the latter’s decision to depart ‘The Morning Rush’ on Monster RX 93.1. (Photo credit: The Morning Rush Official Facebook)

One of Philippine radio’s icons is taking a leave for good.

Monster RX 93.1 DJ Delamar Arias announced last week that she will leave ‘The Morning Rush’, the show she had been co-hosting with Chico Garcia since 1996. Her departure will leave a big hole on the long-running show, which earned numerous awards and even released three critically acclaimed books based on ‘The Morning Rush’ Top 10 segment.

Delamar’s decision to leave ‘The Morning Rush’ surprised and saddened many of its loyal listeners. After all, her partnership and chemistry with Chico and later with Gino Quillamor led to the immense popularity of the show, and in the process, led to the creation of other rival morning shows, such as Magic 89.9’s ‘Good Times with Mo’.

No reason was given for her departure, but according to Delamar, she had thought about leaving ‘The Morning Rush’ for over a year now. With two children to take care of, Delamar has been coping with both her family life and radio life for a long time now, which may have influenced her decision to leave recently.

Finally, to quell fans’ fears, she clarified that she will not migrate to another country nor work for another radio station. Considering how loyal she was with RX for over 20 years, this was a touching declaration for her.

Delamar’s last day on ‘The Morning Rush was Friday. After that, RX will need to figure out a way to fill a big void left by the popular DJ and mother of two.

For now, though, it will be up to Chico and Gino to hold the fort. Come this Monday, a very different ‘The Morning Rush’ will emanate the airwaves.

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