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Most streamed Star Wars tracks on Spotify

Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you. Since today is May the 4th, Spotify is revealing the most streamed Star Wars tracks.

It is no surprise that Duel Of The Fates from Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is most streamed Star Wars song globally.

Top 10 Most Streamed Star Wars Songs, Globally
1. Duel Of The Fates from Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace
2. Imperial Attack
3. Cantina Band
4. The Imperial March – Darth Vader’s Theme
5. Anakin vs. Obi-Wan
6. Battle of the Heroes
7. Cantina Band #2
8. Anakin’s Dark Deeds
9. Anakin’s Betrayal
10. The Moisture Farm

In Singapore, the most streamed Star Wars song is Cantina Band. HAR? Seriously? Really? It’s as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.

I was expecting something like Duel of Fates or Imperial March to be number 1. Or at least the main theme song or Anakin vs. Obi-Wan.

Top 10 Most Streamed Star Wars Songs in Singapore
1. Cantina Band
2. Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner – Medley
3. The Moisture Farm
4. Tales of a Jedi Knight/Learn About the Force – Medley
5. The Imperial March – Darth Vader’s Theme
6. Main Title/The Ice Planet Hoth – Medley
7. Burning Homestead
8. Landspeeder Search/Attack of the Sand People – Medley
9. Qui-Gon’s Noble End – Voice
10. Cantina Band #2

You can now listen to the Top 10 Most Streamed Star Wars Songs Globally from the playlist below. If you are from Singapore, please help to play songs like Duel Of The Fates or The Imperial March more often so that Cantina Band will not be the most streamed Star Wars Song in Singapore next Star Wars Day.

Facebook to match donations to Nepal relief efforts

By now you should have heard about the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal near the capital of Kathmandu on April 25th. More than 2,000 people have died across the region, including in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, and thousands more were injured.

Facebook is asking its users to donate to the International Medical Corps. User of the social media network will see a message at the top of their News Feed with an option to donate.

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Facebook will match every dollar donated up to $2 million. Facebook’s matching funds will be distributed to local relief and rescue organizations working to provide immediate and ongoing relief. Visit facebook.com/nepalearthquakesupport for more information.

Besides asking for donations, Facebook has also activated its Safety Check feature. Safety Check is a simple and easy tool to inform your Facebook friends that you are safe. Millions of people have been marked safe and tens of millions of people were notified that someone they know has been marked safe.

EXO’s EXODUS debut with half a million streams on Spotify

Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO hit almost half a million streams on Spotify with the debut of their highly-anticipated sophomore album, EXODUS.

EXO

With this milestone, EXO broke the record of highest debut day streams of an album from an Asian artist globally, previously held by Taiwanese Mandopop superstar Jay Chou when he launched his new album, 哎呦,不錯哦 (Aiyo, Not Bad), in December 2014. Globally, Singapore is the 5th most streamed country for the album, behind US, Philippines, Malaysia and UK.

Check out EXO’s latest album EXODUS.

Colby Brown’s new camera: LG G4

We are just few days away from the launch of the new LG G4. Check out this teaser video by professional photographer Colby Brown as he introduces the camera on the LG G4.

Challenger introduce two new experiential concepts – ‘Go Android!’ and ‘Game On!’

Challenger recently revitalized more than 4,000 square feet of its cookie-cutter retail space at its flagship megastore in Funan to introduce two new experiential concepts – ‘Go Android!’ and ‘Game On!’

GoAndroid

From Acer, Asus, Fitbit, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, Samsung to ZTE, ‘Go Android!’ showcases a comprehensive selection of Android devices in a uniquely branded space spanning a total of 1,100 square feet. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice where they can see, touch, feel and experience the possibilities of all the latest and coolest Android devices.

With Android wearables, smartphones, tablets to TV, featured alongside complementary accessories such as headphones and smartphone cases, shoppers are invited to experience the complete suite of Android products in an interactive environment like no others.

Challenger also announced its Accidental Protection Damage plan, where more than half-a-million existing ValueClub members are automatically entitled to a 1-time repair claim for their Android and Windows smartphones purchased at Challenger.

GamingOn

Spanning over 3,000 square feet, ‘Game On!’ is the place for both casual and enthusiastic gamers looking to experience a little more reality when shopping for gaming solutions. Shoppers are invited to try their hands on a wide range of cutting-edge gaming gadgets and peripherals from brands such as Armageddon, ASUS, Razer, Sony Playstation, Steelseries and Xbox.

Also part of ‘Game On!’ is the new Xbox Xperience Zone! – the first of such concepts in Singapore. Gaming takes on a larger than life proportions with three 110-inch video walls where gamers and even non-gamers can immerse in themselves in a selection of games.