What's Trending 12/2/22: Glass Animals' "Heat Waves" is the number one Billboard Hot 100 song of 2022

Also Trending: Most search slang terms and Hot Pockets has created cargo shorts!
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What’s Trending: Friday, December 2nd, 2022

#Billboard

o    They’ve released their year-end charts and the number one Hot 100 song of 2022 was “Heat Waves” by Glass Animals.

o    The song took 59 weeks to reach number one, which set a record for the longest climb in Hot 100 history.

o    The rest of the year end Hot 100 top 5 include:

§  “As it Was” by Harry Styles

§  “Stay” by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber

§  “Easy On Me” by Adele

§  “Shivers” by Ed Sheeran

o    Taylor Swift is the Top Female Artist of the Year, while Bad Bunny was Top Male Artist and Top Artist of the Year.

o    And the title of Top New Artist of 2022 goes to Latto.

#2022Slang

o    Pretty much everyone uses slang, but we don’t always know what it means, new research reveals.

o    A poll of 15-hundred adults in the U.S. by the online language platform Preply finds that we’re using slang even more than a year ago, 94% say they do this year, up 10% from last year. But most of us (89%), turn to the Internet to find out what a slang term means.

o    “Ghosted” is named the most popular slang term, followed by “salty” - which means “being exceptionally bitter, resentful or angry.”

o    Other top slang words include “catfish,” “low-key” and “savage,” as in “not caring about consequences.”

o    But more than half (59%) of those surveyed say they’re annoyed by slang and “bae” has been named the most annoying slang term, followed by “on fleek” and “rona.”

#HotPockets

o    Hot Pockets and an apparel company have created a pair of cargo shorts with insulated pockets.

o    So there's a LITERAL hot pocket . . . and it's specifically for transporting heated Hot Pockets.

o    At first glance, they're normal, beige cargo shorts . . . but they have a cargo pocket on one thigh labeled "hot" with the message, "insert sandwich here."  The pocket on the other side is labeled "cold."

o    The front also has a graphic of a devil that says, "stay heated."

o    The limited-edition shorts will go on sale on December 12th . . . and will be available in sizes Small through Extra Large, on the Hot Pockets online shop.

o    There's no word on a price yet . . . but the shorts will come with one coupon redeemable for Hot Pockets.

o    There's also a matching hoodie, but it does not include an actual hot pocket.

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