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With Maroon 5 on top of the Hot 100 with "One More Night," that makes consecutive No. 1s for writer Max Martin. He also co-wrote the previous ruler, Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." Impressively, "Night" is Martin's 15th Hot 100 No. 1 as a writer.
Oh, and how curious that "Coexist" debuts at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and "La Futura" debuts at No. 6. The xx and ZZ Top, then, are back-to-back in the top 10.
And, that's yy it's fun to follow the charts.