Twitter #MusicMonday top songs: 'Kings and Queens,' 'Fireflies'

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On January 18, 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 enduring favorites "Kings and Queens" by 30 Seconds to Mars, "Fireflies" by Owl City, and Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance."

Two singles by Justin Bieber were in this week's top ten. The Canadian teen pop star was discovered on YouTube and has since seen several of his singles shoot to the top of the US and Canadian charts. His album My World (Part II) is set for a March release.

Also climbing onto the chart this week is Say Something, by rapper Timbaland and featuring Canadian artist Drake. From the album Shock Value II, the song debuted at # 94 on the current Billboard Top 100 chart.


Top #musicmonday songs at twit40.com:


1. "Kings and Queens" - 30 Seconds to Mars
2. "Fireflies" - Owl City
3. "Bad Romance" - Lady GaGa
4. "Sex Therapy" - Robin Thicke
5. "One Time" - Justin Bieber
6. "This Is War" - 30 Seconds to Mars
7. "One Less Lonely Girl" - Justin Bieber
8. "Say Something" - Drake
9. "Vanilla Twilight" - Owl City
10. "Crawl" - Chris Brown

Many tweeters added information about donating to Haiti earthquake relief funds to their weekly #MusicMonday recommendations, getting the word out to their followers and all those searching the #musicmonday hashtag.

#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.

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