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Every Thursday, host Ray McDonald surveys the Top 20 pop singles and albums in the U.S. as ranked by Billboard magazine.

August 2015

August 27, 2015

Top 20 Countdown

The tug of war for the top spot continues between Omi and The Weeknd, plus what made Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello burst into tears? Selena Gomez shares why she doesn't wear her purity ring and is One Direction breaking up? -- All that and more inside this week's TOP 20 Countdown!

August 19, 2015

Top 20 Countdown

New champions in both charts! How can you resist? Click now!

August 12, 2015

Top 20 Countdown

Heat up with a "Cool" new song on this week's countdown...check it out!

August 05, 2015

Top 20 Countdown

OMI oh "Cheerleader" leading the way for yet another week? Click to find out!

August 2015

Join VOA every Thursday for Top 20 Countdown - Ray McDonald's countdown of the hottest pop, rock, and R&B singles and albums in the United States, as determined by the editors at Billboard magazine. Ray also looks at the fastest-rising singles on the Hot 100 chart by spotlighting the week's Hot Shot Debut hit.

A music presenter and producer since 1984, Ray began his VOA career as host of the long-running shortwave favorite Now Music USA. He's covered the Grammy Awards, spoken with some of the most interesting figures in pop music, and seeks to unite fans through the international language of music.


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