Song of the Day #5,313: ‘Smokin Out the Widow’ – Silk Sonic

Closing out this year-end edition of ‘What the Kids Are Listening To’ takes us to #41, where Silk Sonic has its only appearance on the chart with ‘Smokin Out the Window.’

First comes The Weeknd and Ariana Grande, whose ‘Save Your Tears’ was at #39 in 2023 despite being released way back in 2020. That song has some impressive legs.

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Song of the Day #4,701: ‘Leave the Door Open’ – Silk Sonic

At the #2 spot on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 is ‘Leave the Door Open,’ a smooth R&B jam by Silk Sonic.

If you’re like me, this is the first you’ve heard of Silk Sonic, which you’ll quickly realize is a super-duo formed by Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. Paak opened for Mars a few years ago and the two began a collaboration that culminated in the surprise drop of this song and a promise of a future album.

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