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Why “Get Lucky” Won’t Make It to No. 1

On Monday here at Brow Beat, Forrest Wickman wrote about President Obama “singing” (in supercut form) Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” and declared that the single “seems more and more destined to be the song of the summer.” The only question, he wondered, was whether it could “topple its nearest competitor, Robin Thicke’s Marvin Gaye–inspired ‘Blurred Lines’ ” [...] Read more