ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 15, 2012

A "Fine" week four years ago.

A “Fine” week four years ago.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for 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 feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 15, 2012…

Debuts:
38. JASON MRAZ, “I Won’t Give Up”
35. ED SHEERAN, “The A Team”
29. TRAIN, “Drive By”

Biggest Mover(s):
ONE DIRECTION, “One Thing” (34-26)
GOTYE featuring KIMBRA, “Somebody That I Used To Know” (22-14)
KELLY CLARKSON, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” (18-10, eight spots)

10. KELLY CLARKSON, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” (up 8)
Album: Stronger (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

09. CHRISTINA PERRI, “A Thousand Years” (up 1)
Album: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2011, Chop Shop/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #9 for three weeks

08. DAUGHTRY, “Crawling Back To You” (down 2)
Album: Break The Spell (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. ANDY GRAMMER, “Fine By Me” (up 1)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

06. THE FRAY, “Heartbeat” (down 1)
Album: Scars & Stories (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

05. OLLY MURS, “Dance With Me Tonight” (up 2)
Album: In Case You Didn’t Know (2011, Syco/Epic Records – U.K.) / Right Place Right Time (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. KATY PERRY, “The One That Got Away” (down 2)
Album: Teenage Dream (2010, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. COLDPLAY, “Paradise” (up 1)
Album: Mylo Xyloto (2011, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. ADELE, “Set Fire To The Rain” (up 1)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. GRAFFITI6, “Free” (steady, third week)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback 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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