'Blurred Lines' Named Billboard Song of the Summer
September 5, 2013 - 2:36 PM
FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2013 file photo, singers Robin Thicke, left, and Miley Cyrus perform "Blurred Lines" at the MTV Video Music Awards in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cyrus says in an interview clip that she doesn’t listen to the negative comments regarding her performance on the MTV Video Music Awards. The pop star says she felt she and Robin Thicke were making history with the risque performance of their hits “We Can’t Stop” and “Blurred Lines.” The comments were Cyrus’ first since the Aug. 25 show. The clip was recorded last week and posted Tuesday morning on MTV’s website. Cyrus compares the performance to that of Madonna and Britney Spears, who once kissed on air. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File )
NEW YORK (AP) — To no one's surprise, Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is Billboard's song of the summer.
Billboard announced the list Thursday. Rock outfit Imagine Dragons is second with "Radioactive," followed by Daft Punk with "Get Lucky."
Miley Cyrus' party anthem "We Can't Stop" is fourth and "Can't Hold Us" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is fifth.
The rest of the list includes hits from Florida Georgia Line, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Selena Gomez. Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick's "Pitch Perfect" soundtrack hit, "Cups," is ninth.
Thicke's "Blurred Lines" was also named Spotify's song of the summer.