Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: June 8, 2014

Spread the word -- they're on top of the World.

Spread the word — they’re on top of the World.

DEBUTS
40. Jess Glynne – Right Here
39. Us The Duo – No Matter Where You Are | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Young Rising Sons – High (40) | BIGGEST MOVER
30. American Authors – Believer (35)
22. Jamie Scott – My Hurricane (28)
09. Coldplay – A Sky Full Of Stars (14)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Bleachers – I Wanna Get Better (08) | PEAK: #01 for one week
09. Coldplay – A Sky Full Of Stars (14) | PEAK: #09
08. SecondCity – I Wanna Feel (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Graffiti6 – The Bridge (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Foster The People – Best Friend (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – Rather Be (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Rixton – Me And My Broken Heart (02) | PEAK: #02
03. Passenger – Scare Away The Dark (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Sing (03) | PEAK: #02
01. A Great Big World – Already Home (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. George Ezra – Budapest (4)
2. Kiesza – Hideaway (2)
3. Hudson Taylor – Battles (3)
4. Stu Larsen – Thirteen Sad Farewells (6)
5. Jason Mraz – Love Someone (7)
6. Jacquie Lee – Broken Ones (9)
7. Lady Antebellum – Bartender (8)
8. The Griswolds – Beware The Dog (-)
9. Emerson Hart – Hurricane (-)
10. The Madden Brothers – We Are Done (-)

In The Mix:
Alex Clare – War Rages On
Charli XCX – Boom Clap (new)
Clean Bandit featuring Sharna Bass – Extraordinary
Colbie Caillat – Try
Ferreck Dawn & Redondo – Love Too Deep (new)
Grouplove – I’m With You (new)
James Blunt – Postcards
Janelle Monáe – Heroes
John Mayer – XO
Kaiser Chiefs – Meanwhile Up In Heaven (new)
Kim Churchill – Window To The Sky
La Roux – Uptight Downtown
Marc Broussard – Hurricane Heart
Neon Trees – Text Me In The Morning
Paloma Faith – Only Love Can Hurt Like This
Sara Bareilles – Chasing The Sun
The Vamps featuring Demi Lovato – Somebody To You (new)
Twin Atlantic – Heart And Soul

Chart Notes:

  • A Great Big World continue their hold at the chart’s summit with “Already Home”, now in its fifth frame there. It’s taken from their first-length album, Is There Anybody Out There?,  which debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 earlier this year. “Home” is the longest-running #1 song by a duo (outside of a duet between two solo performers) on my chart since 2003, when the brother-sister act Boomkat spent six weeks at the top with “The Wreckoning”.
  • Advancing from 14-9, “A Sky Full Of Stars” becomes the tenth top ten hit on my list for Coldplay and the second to reach the region from their recent #1 album Ghost Stories. Of those ten, five have reached the top, including “Magic” from earlier this year. Can “Sky” become their sixth song to pull off the trick? Stay tuned!
  • The week’s Biggest Mover is from the New Jersey quartet Young Rising Sons; last week, they debuted at #40, and now they’re up seven to #33 with “High”. The song is a top 5 airplay hit on SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and also featured in an advertisement for NBC’s summer programming. Only one other single simply titled “High” went for a climb up my chart. That song, a totally different composition by James Blunt, peaked at #3 in 2006.
  • They made a name for themselves on Vine (and YouTube) and now the married duo who call their act Us The Duo lands this week’s Highest Debut at #39 with “No Matter Where You Are”. It goes to Hot AC radio later this month. It’s also the title track from their second album, available now digitally and due for a physical release on June 16.
  • Also debuting this week is a solo cut from Jess Glynne, who currently ranks in the top five as a featured vocalist on Clean Bandit‘s “Rather Be”. Now out on her own, she enters with “Right Here” at #40. It’s released in the U.K. on July 13 and is expected to be another big hit for the 24-year-old singer from London.

(See my full chart on the M4BCC message board)

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