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Three new entries this week: Malibu by Miley Cyrus, Pretty Girl by Maggie Lindemann and Rollin' by Calvin Harris, Future & Khalid.

When I found out I would be reviewing a record by Miley Cyrus, I was expecting an explicit, drug-fuelled romper, something between We Can't Stop and Feelin' Myself. What a surprise it was, then, that Cyrus' new record, Malibu (which sits at #11), turned out to be a melancholic, meandering mass of country which she sprawls all over like a spider on cannabis. It's hardly the most streamable of records (you do get fed up of it fairly quickly) and I suspect that it's only reached #11 due to anticipatory purchases, but as a press release, it does its job.

Gawd, awful! At #21 is Maggie's Lindemann's Pretty Girl, and it's the sort of explicit, Auto-Tuned, momentous soliloquy, vivaciously delivered and vehemently reasoned, that you might expect off a ten-a-penny fast food worker who'd just managed to burn a McFlurry. (You may laugh, but I've seen it done…)

Just making it into our listings at #44 is Rollin' by Calvin Harris ft. Future & Khalid, and it continues Calvin Harris' trend of releasing ridiculously rich synth-fests, musical treacle if you like, for his featured artists to swim in; some tread water, like Khalid, whilst some, like Future, can be heard performing breaststrokes. It has its moments, but I've better from all involved. (Hell, I've heard better from Harris this year.)

    1. Despacito
    1. (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber)
    1. I'm the One
    1. (DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne)
    1. Symphony
    1. (Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson)
    1. There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
    1. (Shawn Mendes)
    1. Shape Of You
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Sign Of the Times
    1. (Harry Styles)
    1. Swalla
    1. (Jason Derulo ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)
    1. Unforgettable
    1. (French Montana ft. Swae Lee)
    1. Did You See
    1. (J Hus)
    1. Galway Girl
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Malibu
    1. (Miley Cyrus)
    1. Attention
    1. (Charlie Puth)
    1. Solo Dance
    1. (Martin Jensen)
    1. Skin
    1. (Rag'n'Bone Man)
    1. On My Mind
    1. (Disciples)
    1. Passionfruit
    1. (Drake)
    1. That's What I Like
    1. (Bruno Mars)
    1. Something Just Like This
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Coldplay)
    1. HUMBLE.
    1. (Kendrick Lamar)
    1. The Cure
    1. (Lady Gaga)
    1. Pretty Girl
    1. (Maggie Lindemann)
    1. Mama
    1. (Jonas Blue ft. William Singe)
    1. Stay
    1. (Zedd ft. Alessia Cara)
    1. It Ain't Me
    1. (Kygo ft. Selena Gomez)
    1. No Promises
    1. (Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato)
    1. Issues
    1. (Julia Michaels)
    1. Mask Off
    1. (Future)
    1. Ciao Adios
    1. (Anne-Marie)
    1. No More Sad Songs
    1. (Little Mix ft. Machine Gun Kelly)
    1. Castle on the Hill
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Slow Hands
    1. (Niall Horan)
    1. Slide
    1. (Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
    1. iSpy
    1. (Kyle ft. Lil Yachty)
    1. Hard Times
    1. (Paramore)
    1. Places
    1. (Martin Solveig ft. Ina Wroldsen)
    1. Human
    1. (Rag'n'Bone Man)
    1. Perfect
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. First Time
    1. (Kygo ft. Ellie Goulding)
    1. Scared to be Lonely
    1. (Martin Garrix ft. Dua Lipa)
    1. Still Got Time
    1. (Zayn ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
    1. You Don't Know Me
    1. (Jax Jones ft. Raye)
    1. Green Light
    1. (Lorde)
    1. Call on Me
    1. (Starley)
    1. Rollin'
    1. (Calvin Harris ft. Khalid & Future)
    1. Bon Appetit
    1. (Katy Perry ft. Migos)
    1. Touch
    1. (Little Mix)
    1. What Do I Know?
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. DNA.
    1. (Kendrick Lamar)
    1. Happier
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Paris
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Emily Warren)
    1. Blem
    1. (Drake)
    1. Big For Your Boots
    1. (Stormzy)
    1. Chained to the Rhythm
    1. (Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley)
    1. Rockabye
    1. (Clean Bandit ft. Anne-Marie & Sean Paul)
    1. New Man
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. September Song
    1. (JP Cooper)
    1. Be the One
    1. (Dua Lipa)
    1. Heatstroke
    1. (Calvin Harris ft. Young Thug, Pharrell & Ariana Grande)
    1. Say You Won't Let Go
    1. (James Arthur)
    1. Believer
    1. (Imagine Dragons)
    1. Supermarket Flowers
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Dive
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Can't Stop the Feeling
    1. (Justin Timberlake)
    1. I Feel It Coming
    1. (Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
    1. KMT
    1. (Drake ft. Giggs)
    1. Barcelona
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Sexual
    1. (Neiked)
    1. Starboy
    1. (Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
    1. Run Up
    1. (Major Lazer ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)
    1. Cold
    1. (Maroon 5 ft. Future)
    1. Closer
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Halsey)
    1. Don't Kill My Vibe
    1. (Sigrid)
    1. No Lie
    1. (Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa)
    1. Nancy Mulligan (Ed Sheeran) • How Would You Feel (Paean) • LOYALTY. (Kendrick Lamar) • 24K Magic (Bruno Mars) • I Would Like (Zara Larsson) • Shout Out to My Ex (Little Mix) • Portland (Drake ft. Quavo & Travis Scott) • I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Zayn ft. Taylor Swift) • Lust for Life (Lana Del Rey ft. The Weeknd) • Samantha (Dave ft. J Hus)

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