ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: So Much In “Love”

All about "Love".

All about “Love”.

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.

Given that today is Valentine’s Day, I had to do a special countdown for all of you readers out there, and so, we’ll be taking a look at a list of the top ten “love” titles to hit my survey since it began in 1999. Their chart run data has been weighed (since different eras reflect different turnover rates.) Enjoy!

10. JANET JACKSON, “Someone To Call My Lover” (#2)
Album: All For You (2001, Virgin Records)
Peak Month: July 2001

09. MAROON 5, “She Will Be Loved” (#1)
Album: Songs About Jane (2002, Octone/J/RMG Records)
Peak Month: Aug. 2004

08. PINK featuring LILY ROSE COOPER, “True Love” (#1)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak Month: Aug. 2013

07. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (#2)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak Month: Nov. – Dec. 2006

06. JENNIFER LOPEZ, “Love Don’t Cost A Thing” (#1)
Album: J.Lo (2001, Epic Records)
Peak Month: Feb. 2001

05. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Love Story” (#1)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine Records)
Peak Month: Feb. – Mar. 2009

04. SANTANA featuring MICHELLE BRANCH, “The Game Of Love” (#1)
Album: Shaman (2002, Arista Records)
Peak Month: Nov. – Dec. 2002

03. SAVAGE GARDEN, “I Knew I Loved You” (#1)
Album: Affirmation (1999, Columbia Records)
Peak Month: Dec. 1999 – Jan. 2000

02. MAROON 5, “This Love” (#1)
Album: Songs About Jane (2002, Octone/J/RMG Records)
Peak Month: Feb. – Apr. 2004

01. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (#1)
Album: Spirit (2008, J/Syco Records)
Peak Month: Mar. – June 2008

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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