Pitbull kicks off 2014 with #1 Billboard song

International music sensation Pitbull charges out of the gate this year on top, scoring the #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with “Timber” featuring Ke$ha. “Timber” is also holds the #1 chart position in seven countries internationally including the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Austria, and is Top 10 in 15 countries worldwide. “Timber” also has peaked at #1 on the iTunes charts in over 66 countries.

“Timber” is also the #1 most streamed track on Spotify globally this week, and has been Top 10 for 6 weeks straight. The video for “Timber” has enjoyed over 55 million views on VEVO since release late November and was the #1 played video on MTV. At radio, “Timber” boasts over 100 million in audience, is the #4 most played song in the country, and is closing in on #1 at Top 40 radio format. In addition, “Timber” has been in the Top 10 on the Billboard Digital Songs Chart for nine weeks, including four weeks holding the #1 spot, and has sold nearly two million tracks.

Global Warming: Meltdown is spotlighted by “Timber” featuring Ke$ha along with four other brand new collaborations with Kelly Rowland, Mayer Hawthorne, Mohombi and Inna, in addition to the original Global Warming album released on Mr. 305/Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records. The five brand new tracks are also available on a companion EP simply titled Meltdown for the fan who already owns Global Warming.


Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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