2015 Oscar Nominations Boost Common, John Legend & More on Trending 140 Chart

January 16, 2015 12:53 AM

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2015 Oscar Nominations Boost Common, John Legend & More on Trending 140 Chart

The Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart saw a flurry of activity Thursday (Jan. 15) as the Academy Award nominations were announced. Five songs scored nods for Best Original Song, and the selections lumped together newcomers and industry veterans spanning country, pop and hip-hop. Many tracks benefited from the announcement, and even a snubbed track snuck out a victory on the Trending 140.

Fresh off a Golden Globe win last Sunday (Jan. 11), John Legend and Common's track "Glory" rode the resulting momentum to snag a nomination. Soon after the Oscar notice, "Glory" skipped to No. 1 on the Trending 140, the track's second stint at the top this week. When else did "Glory" reach the summi...

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