Concerns about cultural appropriation and viral video overkill be damned, Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” is the number one single in the US for the second straight week. Via Digital Spy:
Baauer has extended his lead on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Harlem Shake’.
The DJ spends a second week at number one on the tally, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hold at two with 'Thrift Shop’.
Elsewhere, Bruno Mars leaps eight to three with 'When I Was Your Man’, Drake’s 'Started From The Bottom’ lifts ten to six, and Lil Wayne’s 'Love Me’ rises from 19 to complete the top ten.
Further down the chart, One Direction vault 45 to 13 with 'One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)’, Rihanna’s 'Pour It Up’ jumps 22 to 21, and Pitbull and Christina Aguilera’s 'Feel This Moment’ bounds from 47 to 28.
In case you were wondering if Harlem Shaking was a strictly North American phenomenon, the answer is a resounding no.
You have to love Dimitar Berbatov.