On January 11, more than 30,000 tweeters shared the names of music and songs they liked in a tweet using the "#musicmonday" hashtag. The week's top songs recorded on twit40.com included several singles by 30 Seconds to Mars, plus songs by Owl City, Lady Gaga, Iyaz, and Vampire Weekend.
The top two singles of the week were "This is War" and "Kings and Queens" by 30 Seconds to Mars, as fans encouraged each other to vote for the band's songs online. "Fireflies" by Owl City followed in third. And "Fallen" by 30 Seconds to Mars also climbed onto the list this week in sixth place.
In seventh place this week was "Replay" by Iyaz; the single by the singer/rapper has reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, number one on the Billboard Pop Songs chart, and, most recently, number one on the January 10 UK Singles chart.
Top #musicmonday songs at twit40.com (taken just before 10pm PST):
1. "This Is War" - 30 Seconds to Mars
2. "Kings and Queens" - 30 Seconds to Mars
3. "Fireflies" - Owl City
4. "Bad Romance" - Lady GaGa
5. "Meet Me Halfway" - Black Eyed Peas
6. "Fallen" - 30 Seconds to Mars
7. "Replay" - Iyaz
8. "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
9. "Contra" - Vampire Weekend
10. "Speechless" - Lady GaGa
At MTV.com, where news staffers share recommended listening in a weekly #MusicMonday blog post, this week's suggestions include Alicia Keys's "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart," Spoon's "Written in Reverse," and DJ Trus'me's "Bail Me Out."
#MusicMonday is a weekly Twitter trend that gives Tweeters a chance to find and share music. Users recommend music to their followers, and people looking to discover new music can search the term "#musicmonday" and scroll through thousands of ideas.