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Billboard Hot 100: October 1, 2016

Here are the Top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of October 1, 2016.

1. The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey – Closer. No. 1 last week.

2. Twenty One Pilots – Heathens. No. 2 last week.

3. Major Lazer feat. Justin Bieber & M0 – Cold Water. No. 3 last week.

4. Sia feat. Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills. No. 4 last week.

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

6. DJ Snake feat. Justin Bieber – Let Me Love You. No. 12 last week.

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

7. Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For. No. 7 last week.

8. Shawn Mendes – Treat You Better. No. 13 last week.

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

10. Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover). No. 8 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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Conan Out, Usapang Real Love In

From cross-dressing beauticians to real love issues.

Last Sunday, the 13-episode run of ‘Conan My Beautician’ came to an end. The GMA Public Affairs-produced sitcom premiered on June 26 as a replacement to ‘Alamat’, but the show never caught fire, losing to ABS-CBN’s ‘Family Feud’ on a consistent basis.

Although Mark Herras made a good account of himself by portraying a cross-dressing hairstylist, ‘Conan My Beautician’ still fell short by GMA Public Affairs’ standards. Their continued involvement in entertainment shows is becoming a brain drain to the entertainment department, and it could pose an even bigger risk in future shows.

Moving on, a new GMA show will take the place of ‘Conan My Beautician’ this coming Sunday. Billed as the first-ever interactive rom-com series, ‘Usapang Real Love’ will feature four weekly episodes starring GMA’s love teams, along with a selected video entry that will be submitted by netizens on social media.

The show’s first story, titled ‘Dream Date’, will star Bianca Umali and Miguel Tanfelix. The supporting cast for the said story will consist of Jak Roberto, Yayo Aguila, Lloyd Samartino, Jade Lopez, Ces Quesada and Gene Padilla.

The second story, titled ‘Perfect Fit’, will be led by Andre Paras and Mikee Quintos. The supporting cast will have William Lorenzo, Mickey Feriols, Arra San Agustin, Jay Arcilla, Vince Gamad and Bern Josep ‘Bekimon’ Persia.

As innovative as ‘Usapang Real Love’ is, they still have a huge hurdle to overcome. As mentioned earlier, ‘Family Feud’ proved to be a thorn on ‘Conan My Beautician”s side, and this puts even greater pressure on ‘Usapang Real Love’ to succeed.

Considering that the show will be a mere short-term filler, GMA can only hope for the best. The four episodes of ‘Usapang Real Love’ should be a gauge to see if their love teams will return to form, and if so, GMA will be poised to give them better projects.

‘Usapang Real Love’ airs every Sunday at 4:45 p.m. on GMA.

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