ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 11, 2016

The new bops in town.

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 December 11, 2016…

40. TOM CHAPLIN, “Quicksand”
38. ZAYN & TAYLOR SWIFT, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”
37. STEVIE WONDER featuring ARIANA GRANDE, “Faith”
35. ONEREPUBLIC, “Let’s Hurt Tonight”

Biggest Mover(s):
PASSENGER, “Anywhere” (up 36-28)
JULIA BRENNAN, “Inner Demons” (up 33-25, eight spots)

10. LP, “Lost On You” (up 2)
Album: Lost On You (2016, Vagrant/BMG/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

09. JOHN MAYER, “Love On The Weekend” (up 2)
Album: The Search For Everything (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

08. STING, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” (down 4)
Album: 57th & 9th (2016, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4

07. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “Fire Escape” (down 1)
Album: Zombies On Broadway (2017, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

06. CAPTAIN CUTS featuring NATEUR, “Love Like We Used To” (up 2)
Album: Epic Lit (2017, Epic Records)
Peak: #5

05. EMELI SANDÉ, “Hurts” (down 2)
Album: Long Live The Angels (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

04. TRAIN, “Play That Song” (up 3)
Album: A Girl, A Bottle, A Boat (2017, Sunken Forest/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. JAMES TW, “When You Love Someone” (down 2)
Album: First Impressions – EP (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

02. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge” (up 3)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. NIALL HORAN, “This Town” (up 1)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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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