Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 19, 2015

A "Book" worth reading.

A “Book” worth reading.

40. Causes – Walk On Water
39. Carly Rae Jepsen – Run Away With Me | HIGHEST DEBUT

29. Jake Owen – Real Life (34)
24. X Ambassadors – Renegades (29)
15. John Newman – Come And Get It (22) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

10. Ed Sheeran – Photograph (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Kelly Clarkson – Invincible (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Maroon 5 – This Summer’s Gonna Hurt… (06) | PEAK: #05
07. Causes – Teach Me How To Dance With You (07) | PEAK: #02
06. ROMANS – Uh Huh (08) | PEAK: #06
05. American Authors – Go Big Or Go Home (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Walk The Moon – Different Colors (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Sam Hunt – Take Your Time (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Jukebox The Ghost – Postcard (01) | PEAK: #01 for seven weeks
01. Gavin James – The Book Of Love (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nate Ruess – Great Big Storm (4)
2. Meg Mac – Roll Up Your Sleeves (2)
3. Jarryd James – Do You Remember (6)
4. Martin Luke Brown – Scars On Scars (10)
5. Hunter Hunted – Lucky Day (9)
6. Little Mix – Black Magic (8)
7. The Heydaze – Dumb (7)
8. FLETCHER – War Paint (-)
9. Austin Mahone – Dirty Work (-)
10. Sam Bruno – Search Party (-)

In The Mix:
Atlas Genius – Molecules
Beck – Dreams
Brandon Flowers – Lonely Town
Coasts – Oceans
Colbie Caillat – Never Gonna Let You Down
CRO – Dream
Day Wave – Drag
Demi Lovato – Cool For The Summer
Don Henley – Take A Picture Of Me (new)
Freddy’s Dilemma – Only On A Saturday Night
Halsey – New Americana (new)
Jamie Lawson – Wasn’t Expecting That
Janet Jackson – No Sleeep
Jasmine Thompson – Adore
KAPTAN – Anywhere We Go
Leona Lewis – Thunder (new)
MAGIC! – Sunday Funday
Michael Franti & Spearhead featuring Sonna Rele – Once A Day
Mother Mother – Monkey Tree
Robin Thicke – Morning Sun
Saint Motel – Cold Cold Man
Scott Helman – That Sweater
Tony Lucca – Paint A Picture (new)
Walk Off The Earth – Hold On (The Break)

Chart Notes:

  • We have a new one at the top this week as Dublin’s Gavin James rises 2-1 in his 13th week in the top 40 with “The Book Of Love”. James is the first Irish act to make it to the top spot with their first entry on my survey since The Script‘s “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”, an eight week #1 back in 2009. Additionally, it is the first cover song (the act The Magnetic Fields did the original) to reach #1 since 2003. That’s when Sixpence None The Richer‘s “Don’t Dream It’s Over” (recorded by Crowded House in 1986) had a three-week run there. You can find the single in its original form on the EP For You and in a version recorded in concert on the album Live At Whelans.
  • Last week, John Newman‘s “Come And Get It” was tied for the week’s Biggest Mover with a leap of seven notches to #22, but that same move this week (rising to #15) earns him the title all his own. That new peak lands him one spot away from his biggest chart single to date, “Losing Sleep”, which went to #14 in February of last year. Newman’s song also looks like it will be big on the official chart in the U.K., where it’s currently in the top three on iTunes.
  • Carly Rae Jepsen recently spent a week at the top on my personal chart with “I Really Like You”, and while that descends the top 40, the liking continues for the second single from her forthcoming album E•MO•TION. “Run Away With Me” is the week’s Highest Debut at #39 and is scheduled to impact pop radio on Tuesday. A video recently premiered for the track.
  • Also new this week is the second charting single for the quartet based in Amsterdam who call themselves Causes. “Walk On Water” is in at #40, while their former #2 hit, “Teach Me How To Dance With You”, holds in position at #7. The band inked a deal with RCA Records in the U.K. a few days ago. We’ll see if the U.S. is next.

(See my full chart on the M4BCC message board)

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