The Chart Show: The Science Guy has Juice!

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Bill Nye struts to Lizzo's 'Juice' at The Blue Jacket Fashion Show
Bill Nye dances to Lizzo's 'Juice' as he walks the runway at The Blue Jacket Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 Studios on February 5, 2020, in New York City. (Rob Kim/Getty Images)

For the third week in total, out of 6 weeks on the chart, Lizzo's "Water Me" is No. 1 With all the accolades and big appearances she's done recently this probably didn't phase her, but Bill Nye, The Science Guy dancing down the cat walk to "Juice", can it get any better?!

Last weekends Oscar ceremony had low ratings and little drama of real note when you consider Billie Eilish, bouncing back upto Number Two this week, caused the biggest social media scandal with a 'quizzical glance' at the stage during a singing skit by Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph.

Highest upward movers of the week are The Black Keys, who are taking a break from the road, a new tactic of theirs to try not to burn out again. They'll start back up for the huge Shaky Knees Festival May 1st then a short run through Canada.

The combination of Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, at #7 was born out of them touring together. The EP came out last Friday and gained a decent 6.9 on Pitchfork and they're both playing the Hinterland festival in St. Charles, Iowa July 31- Aug 2nd, tickets are on sale this Friday.

Kicking off a year of celebration at First Avenue for their 50th Anniversary is the first Mainroom performance from Heart Bones, tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10am.

The Slow Rush is one of the most appropriate album titles ever, as it seems we have been waiting for Tame Impala's new one forever! It's finally here this Friday, after being touted for over a year, so no wonder they threw some big parties today in their homeland down under.

Highest new entry is from Pearl Jam who's Gigaton comes out March 27th followed by a World tour which doesn't include the Twin Cities... yet.

While in town to play at The Palace last week Michael Kiwanuka, at thirteen, stopped by The Current to do a Theft of the Dial with Bill DeVille, playing Bill's 'Time Machine' theme tune!

Juliana Hatfield stopped by for a chat with me on air last week while she was in town and mentioned that Matthew of Nada Surf is her all time favorite singer, they once toured together. He's also one of the nicest 'rock stars' I've ever met, when we did an in-store together many years ago. He did 6 of those in one day in Cambridge, UK, near where I was born and will kick off his tour there next week and slips into our basement.

Submit your Chart Show ballot this week for a chance to win a pair of passes to An Evening With Nathaniel Rateliff at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on March 3, 2020.

TWLWWksThe Current Chart Show
ArtistSong
136LizzoWater Me
255Billie EilishEverything I Wanted
319Dessa and MN OrchestraVelodrome
4146The Black KeysShine A Little Light
525YolaFaraway Look
6106Bon IverSalem
775Khruangbin and Leon BridgesTexas Sun
8175Heart BonesOpen Relations
9202Soccer MommyCircle The Drain
10156AtmosphereLovely feat... Nikki Jean
11184Tame ImpalaLost In Yesterday
12X1Pearl JamDance of the Clairvoyants
13122Michael KiwanukaYou Ain't The Problem
14192Angel OlsenWhat It Is
1586Big ThiefForgotten Eyes
1694PolicaForget Me Now
1766Black PumasFire
18116Lucy DacusFool's Gold
1944Nathaniel RateliffAnd It's Still Alright
20X1Nada SurfSomething I Should Do

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