ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 7, 2008

A killer chart from six years ago.

A killer chart from six years ago.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on back to finals week in my freshman year of college and revisit the top songs from this week in 2008…

Debuts:
40. FRANZ FERDINAND, “Ulysses”
36. KAISER CHIEFS, “Good Days Bad Days”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE FRAY, “You Found Me” (31-21, ten spots)

10. O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)” (down 2)
Album: All Sides (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

09. DAUGHTRY, “What About Now” (down 2)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

08. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Keeps Gettin’ Better” (up 1)
Album: Keeps Gettin’ Better: A Decade Of Hits (2008, RCA Records)
Peak: #7

07. THE KILLERS, “Human” (up 3)
Album: Day & Age (2008, Island Records)
Peak: #5

06. PINK, “So What” (down 2)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

05. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, “Gives You Hell” (up 1)
Album: When The World Comes Down (2008, DGC/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. NICKELBACK, “Gotta Be Somebody” (up 1)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. SIMON COLLINS, “Unconditional” (steady, second week)
Album: U-Catastrophe (2008, Razor & Tie Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. DAVID COOK, “Light On” (steady, second week)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Womanizer” (steady, second week)
Album: Circus (2008, Jive Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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