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Loser: Miley Cyrus

Younger Now spent just a single week in the top 10; Cyrus’s previous commercial pop album, Bangerz, logged eight weeks in the top 10. “Malibu,” the mellow lead single from Younger Now, didn’t have the impact of the harder-edged hits from Bangerz.
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Music's chart winners and losers of 2017

Paul Grein

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Kendrick Lamar all set enviable records in 2017, but such veteran hit makers as Fergie, Katy Perry, and Miley Cyrus set records they would probably just as soon forget. Let’s scroll back through the past year and look at pop music’s winners and losers of 2017.