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Songs with a time in the title

Many songs have been recorded that include a time of day or night in the title. I’ve ignored the many that include midnight which is the most common time and the same with song that mention noon. Here are 30 songs with a specific time in the title.

Artist Title
Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere
ATB 9pm Till I Come
Bastille Quarter Past Midnight
Blondie 11.59
Bobby Blanco 3am
Busted 3am
Chicago 25 or 6 to 4
Dark Star About 3am
Eminem 3am
Faron Young It’s Four in the Morning
Iron Maiden 2 Minutes to Midnight
Jay1 4am in Coventry
Jay-Z 4.44
Julian Cope 5 O’Clock World
Katy B 5am
KLF 3am Eternal
Londonbeat 9 A.M. (The Comfort Zone)
Lostprophets 4am Forever
M Huncho Feat Nafe Smallz 5am
Marchbox 20 3am
Nonchalant 5 O’Clock
Orleans Quarter to Three
Rialto Monday Morning 5:19
Simon & Garfunkel 7 O’Clock News
The Jam Just Who Is The 5 O’clock Hero
The Quireboys 7 O’Clock
The Strokes 12:51
The Who 5.15
T-Pain & Wiz Khalifa Feat Lily Allen 5 O’Clock
U2 11 O’Clock Tick Tock

Top 20 best-selling albums of 2020

After last week’s list of the top 20 best-selling singles of 2020, here is the top 20 best-selling albums list.

Rank Title Artist
20 Legend Bob Marley & The Wailers
19 Gold – Greatest Hits Abba
18 Chromatica Lady GaGa
17 Legends Never Die Juice WRLD
16 Rumours (35th Anniversary Edition) Fleetwood Mac
15 High Expectations Mabel
14 Hollywood’s Bleeding Post Malone
13 ÷ Ed Sheeran
12 Music to Be Murdered By Eminem
11 Folklore Taylor Swift
10 50 Years – Don’t Stop Fleetwood Mac
9 Greatest Hits Queen
8 Diamonds Elton John
7 Shoot for The Stars Aim for The Moon Pop Smoke
6 Collaborations Project Ed Sheeran
5 Heavy Is the Head Stormzy
4 When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? Billie Eilish
2 Fine Line Harry Styles
1 Divinely Uninspired to A Hellish Extent Lewis Capaldi

Top 20 best-selling singles of 2020

In a year which saw 20 different chart-topping singles, here is a list of the top 20 best-‘selling’ singles of 2020. When I say selling, most of it was streamed from various platforms including YouTube. Actual paid-for downloads were relatively few.

Rank Artist Title
20 Powfu Feat Beabadoobee Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)
19 Dua Lipa Physical
18 Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande Rain On Me
17 S1mba Feat DTG Rover
16 Topic Feat A7S Breaking Me
15 Harry Styles Adore You
14 Joel Corry Lonely
13 Doja Cat Say So
12 Jawsh 685 X Jason Derülo Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)
11 Roddy Ricch The Box
10 Harry Styles Watermelon Sugar
9 Stormzy Feat Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy Own It
8 Lewis Capaldi Someone You Loved
7 Joel Corry x Mnek Head & Heart
6 Dababy Feat Roddy Ricch Rockstar
5 Dua Lipa Don’t Start
4 Lewis Capaldi Before You Go
3 Saint JHn Roses
2 Tones & I Dance Monkey
1 The Weeknd Blinding Lights


Song that were turned down

Songs are often being written with someone in mind to sing them, then they are offered to that artist and occasionally they turn them down. Here is a list of 30 well known track that did not excite the person they were written for.

SongWritten forBiggest UK hit version
Don't Forbid MeElvis PresleyPat Boone
We Will Make LoveFrankie VaughanRuss Hamilton
Stupid CupidShepherd SistersConnie Francis
The Wonder Of YouPerry ComoElvis Presley
Only The Lonely (Know How I Feel)Everly BrothersRoy Orbison
Save The Last Dance For MeJimmy ClantonDrifters
Halfway To ParadiseBen E. KingBilly Fury
The Loco-MotionDee Dee SharpLittle Eva / Kylie Minogue
How Do You Do It?Adam FaithGerry & The Pacemakers
DowntownDriftersPetula Clark
I'm AliveWayne FontanaHollies
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouPercy SledgeBee Gees
I Want You BackGladys Knight & The PipsJackson 5
Bridge Over Troubled WaterAretha FranklinSimon & Garfunkel
I'd Love You To Want MeHolliesLobo
Gotta See JaneMarvin GayeR. Dean Taylor
How Deep Is Your LoveYvonne EllimanBee Gees
If I Can't Have YouAbbaYvonne Elliman
Some GirlsBlondieRacey
Feels Like I'm In LoveElvis PresleyKelly Marie
PhysicalTina TurnerOlivia Newton-John
Don't You (Forget About Me)Roxy MusicSimple Minds
Pleasure PrinciplePrinceJanet Jackson
Love Changes (Everything)Rod StewartClimie Fisher
I'll Be Loving You (Forever)Smokey RobinsonNew Kids On The Block
I Don't Want To Miss A ThingCeline DionAerosmith
I'm A Slave 4 UJanet JacksonBritney Spears
Rock Your BodyMichael JacksonJustin Timberlake
Since U Been GoneP!nkKelly Clarkson
Sexed UpNatalie ImbrugliaRobbie Willams
HaloLeona LewisBeyonce
We Found LoveNicole ScherzingerRihanna feat Calvin Harris
R.I.P.RihannaRita Ora feat Tinie Tempah
All About That BassBeyonceMeghan Trainor
Cheap ThrillsRihannaSia