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Miley Cyrus ‘Flowers Rules Weekend Music Streaming Charts As Breakup Songs Surge

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Miley Cyrus ‘Flowers Rules Weekend Music Streaming Charts As Breakup Songs Surge

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Miley Cyrus ‘Flowers Rules Weekend Music Streaming Charts As Breakup Songs Surge
Miley Cyrus ‘Flowers Rules Weekend Music Streaming Charts As Breakup Songs Surge

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Miley Cyrus' new anthem 'Flowers' topped music streaming services and TikTok just days after the song was released Friday and SZA's 'Kill Bill'. and BZRP became the latest breakup song to hit the charts this year since Shakira. No music sessions. 53 inches

Miley Cyrus performs on stage during the second day of the Lollapalooza Brazil music festival at the Interlagos Racecourse on March 26, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Getty Images © Provided by Forbes Miley Cyrus performs on stage during the second day of the Lollapalooza Brazil music festival at the Interlagos Racecourse on March 26, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Getty Images

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"Flowers" became Spotify's most streamed song on Sunday with 10.9 million streams.

"Flowers" is also the most played song on Apple Music, ahead of SZA's mega-hit "Kill Bill" on Amazon Music.

The video for the song "Flowers" has 33 million views on YouTube, and 154,000 videos have been made on TikTok using it as a soundtrack.

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The lyrics of "Flowers" are a riff on Bruno Mars' 2012 song "When I Was Your Man". Mars sings: “I should have bought you flowers/I should have held your hand/I should have given you all my watches/When I had the chance/I took you to every party because all you wanted was dance / Now my baby is dancing / But she's dancing with another man" to the chorus of "Flowers" Cyrus sings: "I'll buy me flowers / Write my name in the sand / You talk to me for hours / I say things that you don't understand understand / I can dance on my own / I can control myself / yes, I can love myself more than you.” The song is also owned by Gloria Gaynor. It is based on the 1978 hit "I Will Survive". husband Liam Hemsworth. The song was released on his birthday, and insiders speculated that the use of the Mars song and other Easter eggs in the music video alluded to Hemsworth and the couple's relationship. The first single from Cyrus' upcoming album Endless Summer Vacation will be released on March 10th.

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"Flowers" isn't the only breakup song going viral this weekend. Shakira released "BZRP Music Sessions #53" on Wednesday, which became the #1 song on Spotify on Saturday. Her former longtime partner is rumored to be football star Gerard Piqué. In the chorus, he sings in Spanish: "A monster like me isn't for kids like you / I wasn't in your league, so you were / According to the Genius English translation." "Kill Bill", SZA's cover of "I Can Kill My Past", has been the top song on the Billboard Hot 100 for weeks since its release last month, peaking at number 3 last week.

further reading

Miley Cyrus fans believe her new song "Flowers" is a critique of her ex Liam Hemsworth. Here are all the details and easter eggs for the song you missed. (started)

Shakira's breakup song sounds really heavy (version)

Miley Cyrus – Malibu (official video)

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