Love is in the air as SiriusXM kicks off its Billboard Cupid Countdown, spotlighting the top 50 love songs from the 1970s to today, as ranked by performance on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The Billboard Cupid Countdownreturns exclusively on the SXM App from Feb. 3 through Feb. 16, extending Valentine’s Day vibes even after all the chocolate and roses have been shared.
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The retrospective will also air on SiriusXM’s Love channel on Valentine’s Day at 12 p.m. ET, and again at 9 p.m. ET that day.
All songs were chosen for their lyrics’ romantic and positive themes, making for a soundtrack spanning six decades of Billboard chart hits (as ranked via Billboard‘s Greatest of All Time methodology). Vaunted Valentine’s classics on the Billboard Cupid Countdown include The Captain & Tennille’s “Love Will Keep Us Together,” REO Speedwagon’s “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” Mariah Carey’s “Vision of Love,” Alicia Keys’ “Fallin’,” Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” and more.
Additionally, SiriusXM’s Big 40 Countdown, on ’80s on 8, and the Back in the Day Replay, on ’90s on 9, are based on historical weekly Hot 100 charts, while the Prime 30, on Prime Country, time travels back through Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart.
David Bither has something on his mind. Sitting at his desk at the Warner Music Group’s midtown Manhattan offices, he pulls up a recording he heard the night before on SiriusXM’s Beatles Channel: accomplished jazz pianist Brad Mehldau performing his solo interpretation of “I Am the Walrus,” off his upcoming album of Beatles covers out Feb. 10. It’s the last minute of the song Bither keeps coming back to: how […]
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