Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 1, 2015

"Down" is the new up.

“Down” is back up at the top.

DEBUTS
40. Kelly Clarkson – Piece By Piece
39. Adam Lambert – Another Lonely Night
36. Gwen Stefani – Used To Love You | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Martin Luke Brown – Knife Edge (35)
29. Take That – Hey Boy (37)
23. One Direction – Perfect (31)
10. Adele – Hello (25) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Adele – Hello (25) | PEAK: #10
09. Conrad Sewell – Hold Me Up (10) | PEAK: #09
08. BANNERS – Shine A Light (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Ellie Goulding – On My Mind (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Carly Rae Jepsen – Run Away With Me (05) | PEAK: #02
05. A Great Big World – Hold Each Other (03) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
04. Taylor Swift – Wildest Dreams (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – High Dive (06) | PEAK: #03
02. Years & Years – Desire (02) | PEAK: #02
01. One Direction – Drag Me Down (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Secret Weapons – Something New (1)
2. The Score – Oh My Love (4)
3. Jeff Lynne’s ELO – When I Was A Boy (2)
4. Harry Connick Jr. – (I Do) Like We Do (3)
5. Matt Woods – Blue Skies (9)
6. The Vamps – Wake Up (6)
7. James Morrison – Demons (5)
8. Lipstick Gypsy – The Cure (-)
9. The Front Bottoms – HELP (-)
10. Tori Kelly – Hollow (-)

In The Mix:
Andrew Ripp – Hole In My Heart
Ben Haenow featuring Kelly Clarkson – Second Hand Heart
BØRNS – 10,000 Emerald Pools
Bronze Radio Return – Light Me Up
Carly Rae Jepsen – Your Type
Causes – To The River
Elton John – Looking Up
Hilary Duff and Jem & The Holograms – Youngblood
Hippo Campus – South
HØØNCH – Top
JoJo – When Love Hurts
Marianas Trench – One Love
Matt Nathanson – Adrenaline
Nathan Sykes – Over And Over Again
Olly Murs – Kiss Me
Patrick James – In New Light
Phoebe Ryan – Mine
Royal Wood – Long Way Out
Rudimental featuring Ed Sheeran – Lay It All On Me
Ruen Brothers – Aces
SafetySuit – Looking Up
The All-American Rejects – There’s A Place (new)
Tor Miller – Carter & Cash
X Ambassadors – Unsteady
Zac Brown Band – Beautiful Drug

Chart Notes:

  • This week’s Highest Debut at #36 is from Gwen Stefani and her new ballad called “Used To Love You”. It’s scheduled to be on her forthcoming studio album, although there have been a few attempts to launch it in the last year with singles that just fizzled out. This song, however, could be a different story. Stefani’s last tune to reach my chart was “Settle Down” as a part of No Doubt, which went to #9 in the summer of 2012.
  • Former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert brings his total to six top 40 singles on my chart with his debut at #39 this week, “Another Lonely Night”. It’s the second cut from his album The Original High to make it on, the other being the top 20 hit “Ghost Town” from earlier this year. Lambert’s sole #1 for me thus far is 2010’s “Whataya Want From Me”.
  • Finally, at #40, another Idol, first season winner Kelly Clarkson, enters with the title track from her album from earlier this year, Piece By Piece. Both of the prior singles to be released from it, “Heartbeat Song” and “Invincible”, made my top ten, though neither one was a longevity champ. We’ll see if this track can stay around a little longer.
  • As we enter the month of November, and the sweaters and snow boots start to come out, there are only four more Adam’s Top 40 charts until the end of the 2015 Chart Year. Who is gonna rank at #1? Stay tuned for more updates on the Top 100 of 2015 survey, which will be counted down in mid-December here on PGTC.

(See my full chart on the M4BCC message board) (Listen to this week’s chart and more on Spotify)

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One response to “Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 1, 2015

  1. Quinn

    Really excited to see A Great Big World on here. It’s awesome they’ve got some new material lined up, and this song is great. If you haven’t already heard it I definitely recommend giving it a listen: http://bit.ly/AGBW-HEO

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