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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 16, 2014

Dancin’ through a chart flashback.

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 three years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 16, 2014…

Debuts:
39. MAT KEARNEY, “Heartbeat”
38. ONE DIRECTION, “Night Changes”
32. MARK RONSON featuring BRUNO MARS, “Uptown Funk”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE SCRIPT, “No Good In Goodbye” (31-22, nine spots)

10. THE SCRIPT, “Superheroes” (down 2)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

09. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Unpack Your Heart” (down 3)
Album: Behind The Light (2014, 19/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

08. ONE DIRECTION, “Steal My Girl” (up 1)
Album: FOUR (2014, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #7

07. EDEN XO, “Too Cool To Dance” (up 3)
Album: Too Cool To Dance (single) (2014, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. MAROON 5, “Animals” (up 1)
Album: V (2015, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

05. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Shake It Off” (down 1)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. BLEACHERS, “Rollercoaster” (up 1)
Album: Strange Desire (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

03. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “Cecilia And The Satellite” (steady, second week)
Album: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness (2014, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. WALK THE MOON, “Shut Up And Dance” (steady, second week)
Album: Talking Is Hard (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. JAMIE SCOTT, “Unbreakable” (steady, fifth week)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 14, 2004

“What” got me listening in 2004.

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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 14, 2004…

Debuts:
39. BOWLING FOR SOUP, “Almost”
38. SEAL, “Walk On By”
29. SWITCHFOOT, “This Is Your Life”

Biggest Mover(s):
TYLER HILTON, “When It Comes” (31-20, eleven spots)

10. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Give A Little Bit” (up 3)
Album: Live In Buffalo: July 4th, 2004 (2004, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #10 for two oweeks

09. KEANE, “Somewhere Only We Know” (down 2)
Album: Hopes And Fears (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. HALL & OATES, “I’ll Be Around” (up 1)
Album: Our Kind Of Soul (2004, U-Watch Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. DARREN HAYES, “Darkness” (up 3)
Album: The Tension And The Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. U2, “Vertigo” (down 2)
Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. MARC BROUSSARD, “Where You Are” (up 1)
Album: Carencro (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. BRYAN ADAMS, “Open Road” (up 1)
Album: Room Service (2004, Mercury Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

03. PHIL COLLINS, “Don’t Let Him Steal Your Heart Away” (down 2)
Album: Love Songs: A Compilation… Old And New (2004, Atlantic/Rhino Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. JOHN MAYER, “Daughters” (up 1)
Album: Heavier Things (2003, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. GWEN STEFANI, “What You Waiting For?” (up 1)
Album: Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 3, 2013

“Love” for 2013.

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 November 3, 2013…

Debuts:
34. BASTILLE, “Of The Night”

Biggest Mover(s):
ONE DIRECTION, “Story Of My Life” (38-28, ten spots)

10. WALK OFF THE EARTH, “Gang Of Rhythm” (up 1)
Album: R.E.V.O (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #10

09. EMELI SANDÉ, “My Kind Of Love” (up 1)
Album: Our Version Of Events (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #7

08. KATY PERRY, “Roar” (down 2)
Album: Prism (2013, Capitol Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

07. PASSENGER, “The Wrong Direction” (up 1)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. PASSENGER, “Holes” (down 3)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

05. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “On Top Of The World” (steady, second week)
Album: Night Visions (2012, KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

04. NEW POLITICS, “Harlem” (up 3)
Album: A Bad Girl In Harlem (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #2

03. COLDPLAY, “Atlas” (down 2)
Album: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2013, Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Best Day Of My Life” (up 2)
Album: Oh, What A Life (2014, Mercury Records/IDJMG)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. SHEPPARD, “Hold My Tongue” (up 1)
Album: Sheppard (EP) (2012, Empire Of Song/MGM Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 28, 2007

“You” know these 2007 artists.

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 ten years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 28, 2007…

Debuts:
37. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Lost”

Biggest Mover(s):
KEANE, “The Night Sky” (39-30, nine spots)

10. EMERSON HART, “If You’re Gonna Leave” (down 3)
Album: Cigarettes And Gasoline (2007, Manhattan Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

09. DAUGHTRY, “Over You” (up 1)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA)
Peak: #9 for four weeks

08. TIMBALAND presents ONEREPUBLIC, “Apologize” (up 4)
Album: Dreaming Out Loud (2007, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. ROZ BELL, “Papercut” (up 2)
Album: The First Sunbeams (2007, Universal Records – Canada)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

06. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Bubbly” (steady, second week)
Album: Coco (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for four weeks

05. MAROON 5, “Wake Up Call” (steady, second week)
Album: It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #3

04. MATT NATHANSON, “Car Crash” (steady, third week)
Album: Some Mad Hope (2007, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. PAT MONAHAN, “Her Eyes” (steady, second week)
Album: Last Of Seven (2007, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

02. SILVERCHAIR, “Straight Lines” (down 1)
Album: Young Modern (2007, Eleven: A Music Company/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “How Far We’ve Come” (up 1)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 24, 2010

A way to “Stay” in 2010.

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 seven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 24, 2010…

Debuts:
38. KATY PERRY, “Firework”
37. DUCK SAUCE, “Barbra Streisand”
36. TRAIN, “Marry Me”
35. DUFFY, “Well, Well, Well”

Biggest Mover(s):
LADY ANTEBLLUM, “I Run To You” (31-21, ten spots)

10. JAMES BLUNT, “Stay The Night” (up 8)
Album: Some Kind Of Trouble (2011, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

09. SUGARLAND, “Stuck Like Glue” (up 2)
Album: The Incredible Machine (2010, Mercury Nashville Records)
Peak: #4

08. PLAIN WHITE T’S, “Rhythm Of Love” (up 4)
Album: Wonders Of The Younger (2010, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #7

07. BRUNO MARS, “Just The Way You Are” (up 3)
Album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010, Atlantic/Elektra Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. ONEREPUBLIC, “Secrets” (down 1)
Album: Waking Up (2009, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4

05. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Hollywood” (up 1)
Album: Crazy Love: Hollywood Edition (2010, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. RYAN STAR, “Start A Fire” (steady, second week)
Album: 11:59 (2010, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Mine” (steady, third week)
Album: Speak Now (2010, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. KATY PERRY, “Teenage Dream” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Teenage Dream (2010, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

01. NEON TREES, “Animal” (steady, furth week)
Album: Habits (2010, Mercury Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 15, 2006

So “Far” from 2006.

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 eleven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 15, 2006…

Debuts:
40. VANESSA HUDGENS, “Come Back To Me”
39. PET SHOP BOYS, “Numb”
34. THE RACONTEURS, “Steady As She Goes”
24. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose”

Biggest Mover(s):
AUGUSTANA, “Boston” (25-12, thirteen spots)

10. JOSH HOGE, “360” (down 2)
Album: Call It What You Want (Unreleased, Epic Records) / Everything She Was (2008, Blackledge/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. ROD STEWART, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain?” (up 2)
Album: Still The Same… Great Rock Classics Of Our Time (2006, J Records)
Peak: #9

08. SCISSOR SISTERS, “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin'” (up 2)
Album: Ta-Dah (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. ROB THOMAS, “Streetcorner Symphony” (down 1)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

05. SNOW PATROL, “Chasing Cars” (down 2)
Album: Eyes Open (2006, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. EVANESCENCE, “Call Me When You’re Sober” (up 1)
Album: The Open Door (2006, Wind-up Records)
Peak: #4

03. NICKELBACK, “Far Away” (up 1)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. THE FRAY, “How To Save A Life” (down 1)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. JOHN MAYER, “Waiting On The World To Change” (up 1)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 9, 2005

It’s all “Because of” 2005.

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 twelve years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 9, 2005…

Debuts:
40. BRYAN ADAMS, “Why Do You Have To Be So Hard To Love”
39. DANIEL POWTER, “Free Loop (One Night Stand)”
38. ANDY BELL, “Crazy”
35. THE VERONICAS, “4ever”
33. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Save The Last Dance For Me”

Biggest Mover(s):
JAMES BLUNT, “High” (32-22, ten spots)

10. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (up 4)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2005, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

09. SHERYL CROW, “Good Is Good” (up 1)
Album: Wildflower (2005, A&M Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

08. SANTANA featuring MICHELLE BRANCH and THE WRECKERS, “I’m Feeling You” (up 1)
Album: All That I Am (2005, Arista Records)
Peak: #3

07. BON JOVI, “Have A Nice Day” (up 1)
Album: Have A Nice Day (2005, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. RACHEL STEVENS, “I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)” (up 1)
Album: Come And Get It (2005, 19/Polydor Records)
Peak: #6

05. HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, “One Love” (down 1)
Album: Looking For Lucky (2005, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

04. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (up 1)
Album: Breakaway (2004, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. JOSH KELLEY, “Only You” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Almost Honest (2005, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

02. NICKELBACK, “Photograph” (steady, second week)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best of Savage Garden (2005, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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