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I Think Of You - Jeremih, Chris Brown, Big Sean

tempo: 100 bpm bpm range:   95  to  100 bpm ,  100  to  105 bpm the DJ's take: Little bit of a throwback feel, which makes it better suited for a laid-back lounge-type environment. But the notable names make it worth a spin during the new music portion of a hiphop / r&b night. If you're operating in the 100 to 105 bpm range, try mixing with tracks like: Doo Wop (That Thing) - Lauryn Hill Kiss The Sky - The Knocks Me & The Rhythm - Selena Gomez Levels - Nick Jonas Be Faithful - Fatman Scoop Pretty Girls - Britney Spears ft. Iggy Azalea If you're in the 95 to 100 bpm range, try going with tracks like: Blem - Drake Tek Weh Yuh Heart - Sean Paul Blank Space - Taylor Swift Don't Tell Em - Jeremih Back That Azz Up - Juvenile Dreamlover - Mariah Carey Slow Motion - Trey Songz download or stream the song: Spotify playlist Apple Music iTunes Amazon

Despacito - Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee

tempo: 89 bpm bpm range:   85 bpm  to  90 bpm the DJ's take: According to spanishdict.com , Despacito means 'slowly,' 'softly' or 'gently.' And that describes this song pretty well. Very hot on Spotify, and very likely to be blasting on the stereo during a Latin dance class at the local Y. Could sound good with: Chainsaw - Nick Jonas Be As You Are (JordanXL Remix) - Mike Posner The Man - Aloe Blacc Royals - Lorde Paper Planes - MIA Versace On The Floor - Bruno Mars Bump up a couple bpm's and try mixing with: Waterfall - Stargate, P!nk, Sia LUV - Tory Lanez Sit Still, Look Pretty - Daya Hide Away - Daya Again - Fetty Wap 679 - Fetty Wap Style - Taylor Swift Jealous - Nick Jonas Good Thing (feat. Nick Jonas) - Sage the Gemini Diamonds - Rihanna ,  Adorn - Miguel Candy Rain - Soul For Real Check The Rhime - A Tribe Called Quest download or stream the song: Spotify playlist (including the Justin Bieber remix) App

Throwback Thursday: Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z ft. Alicia Keys

tempo: 87 bpm bpm range: 85 bpm to 90 bpm the DJ’s take:  No small task to make a new anthem for one of the world's great cities, but Jay-Z and Alicia Keys did it. Definitely worth a spin on a pop or hiphop night, and that hook has reached singalong status. Try mixing with key-compatible tracks like: Famous - Kanye West Back to Back - Drake Izzo (H.O.V.A.) - Jay-Z Energy - Drake The Black The Berry - Kendrick Lamar Black Widow - Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora Rude Boy - Rihanna Reaper - Sia download or stream the song: Spotify playlist Apple Music iTunes Amazon

The BMC Top 10 for January 2017

1. Paris - The Chainsmokers 2. Starboy - The Weeknd, Daft Punk 3. Side To Side - Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj 4. 24K Magic - Bruno Mars 5. Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran 6. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane 7. Bad And Boujee - Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert 8. No Lie - Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa 9. Sneakin' - Drake, 21 Savage 10. Rockabye - Clean Bandit, Sean Paul, Anne-Marie Any thoughts on what should be in the Top 10? Let us know on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) - Starley

tempo: 105 bpm bpm range:   100  to  105 bpm ,  105  to  110 bpm the DJ's take: Don't know about you, but I always enjoy a legit British accent. Makes a song stand out from your typical American pop fare. Getting a lot of love on Spotify, and if you need some runway music for a spring fashion show, this could work. Try mixing with: Me EnamorĂ© - Shakira It Ain't Me - Kygo, Selena Gomez Cold - Maroon 5 ft. Future Good Day - Yellow Claw ft. DJ Snake Craving You - Thomas Rhett ft. Maren Morris No Lie - Sean Paul, Dua Lipa Rockabye - Clean Bandit, Sean Paul, Anne-Marie Cool Girl - Tove Lo The Life - Fifth Harmony Hello Friday - Flo Rida ft. Jason Derulo Summer In The Winter - Kid Ink ft. Omarion Stick Around - Akon & Matoma Somebody - Natalie La Rose ft. Jeremih Whistle - Flo Rida download or stream the song: Spotify playlist Apple Music iTunes Amazon

Touch - Little Mix

tempo: 102 bpm bpm range:   100  to  105 bpm the DJ's take: Shoutout to the UK, where spinning this will probably get a bigger reaction than in the US. But who cares - solid pop song with a bounce that should translate on almost any continent. Good list of key-compatible tracks worth mixing with (see scrollable box below): Are You Sure? - Kriss Kross Amsterdam & Connor Maynard ft. Ty Dolla $ign ILY2 - Charli XCX Slide - Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos Mo Money, Mo Problems - Notorious BIG STARVING - Hailee Steinfeld & Grey ft. Zedd Roses - The Chainsmokers We Don't Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth & Selena Gomez Hip Hop Hooray - Naughty By Nature Touch - Nick Jonas I'm Up - Omarion Love Me Harder - Ariana Grande ft. The Weeknd Rack City - Tyga Going Back To Cali - Notorious BIG Love More - Chris Brown Run It! (feat. Juelz Santana) - Chris Brown download or stream the song: Spotify playlist Apple Music iTunes Amazon

So Good - Zara Larsson ft. Ty Dolla $ign

tempo: 82 bpm bpm range:  80 bpm  to  85 bpm the DJ's take: Sounds like something Ariana Grande would put out. A simple, safe pop song you can drop on a Top 40 night without killing the vibe. A couple other key-compatible tracks to mix with: On My Mind - Ellie Goulding Black and Yellow - Wiz Khalifa Bounce - 2 Chainz Bump down a couple bpm's and Some Way - NAV is another option. download or stream the song: Apple Music iTunes Amazon