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OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’ Leaps To #1 on Billboard Hot 100 Chart

OMI’s “Cheerleader” crowns the Billboard Hot 100, rising 2-1. The buoyant reggae/pop song replaces Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, after 12 weeks. “Cheerleader” joins the elite club of reggae hits that have crossed over to the Hot 100’s top spot.

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Omi Breaks Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

Reggae’s last presence in the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 dates back to 2014, when Caucasian American band MAGIC! spent six weeks in the number-one spot with their Rude single. The success of the record perhaps answered questions about reggae’s relevance in the US market, however, staunch supporters of reggae music were still not satisfied, as no Jamaican recording artiste ...

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