Shaggy, Sean Paul and Daybreak Penn Make Billboard Journal’s 500 Greatest Pop Songs Checklist

by Howard Campbell

SOUTH FLORIDA – Hits by three Jamaican artists have made Billboard Journal’s 500 Greatest Pop Songs record, launched this week to have fun the sixty fifth anniversary of that publication’s Sizzling 100 chart.

Shaggy – “It Wasn’t Me”

It Wasn’t Me, Shaggy’s 2000 primary, made the minimize at 273. From his multi-platinum-selling Sizzling Shot album, the collaboration with singer Rik Rok topped the Billboard Sizzling 100 for 2 weeks in 2001.

Sean Paul – “Get Busy”

Sean Paul’s Get Busy, a chart-topper from his Dutty Rock album, is available in at 341. Recorded on producer Steven “Lenky” Marsden’s monster Diwali rhythm, it was primary for 3 weeks in 2003.

Daybreak Penn – “You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No)”

Daybreak Penn is the third Jamaican on the chart with You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No) which is ranked at 454. That observe, which sparked a profession revival for the veteran singer, peaked at quantity 58 on Billboard in 1994.

Penn first recorded the tune (initially carried out by American singer Willie Cobbs) at Studio One in Jamaica in 1967. She recorded a contemporary model for producers Steely and Clevie 30 years in the past for his or her Studio One tribute album, and it took off in Asia and Europe earlier than making US charts.

Rihanna – “Work” & “We Discovered Love”

Barbadian famous person Rihanna has two songs on the Billboard 500 Greatest Pop Songs record. They’re Work (with Drake) at quantity 368, and We Discovered Love with Calvin Harris at 107.

Whitney Houston’s I Wanna Dance With Any individual (Who Loves Me) is the chart’s primary tune.