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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 23, 2008

Super songs to the rescue.

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 12 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 23, 2008…

Debuts:
40. COUNTING CROWS, “You Can’t Count On Me”
38. MARIE DIGBY, “Say It Again”
36. BEN LEE, “American Television”

Biggest Mover(s):
JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (31-25, six spots)

10. JOHN MAYER, “Say” (down 1)
Album: Continuum (reissue) (2008, Columbia Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. JACK JOHNSON, “If I Had Eyes” (up 1)
Album: Sleep Through The Static (2008, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. GRAHAM COLTON, “Best Days” (down 2)
Album: Here Right Now (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. ADELE, “Chasing Pavements” (steady, fourth week)
Album: 19 (2008, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. R.E.M., “Supernatural Superserious” (up 2)
Album: Accelerate (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

05. MAROON 5, “Won’t Go Home Without You” (steady, third week)
Album: It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. EMERSON HART, “I Wish The Best For You” (steady, third week)
Album: Cigarettes And Gasoline (2007, Manhattan Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. LIFEHOUSE, “Whatever It Takes” (down 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “These Hard Times” (up 1)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (steady, third week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 4, 2012

“Know” your duets and duos.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 4, 2012…

Debuts:
40. JOHN MAYER, “Shadow Days”

39. SNOW PATROL, “This Isn’t Everything You Are”

Biggest Mover(s):
ADELE, “Rumour Has It” (36-30)
KATY PERRY, “Part Of Me” (23-17, six spots)

10. NICKELBACK, “Lullaby” (up 1)
Album: Here And Now (2011, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. ADAM LAMBERT, “Better Than I Know Myself” (up 3)
Album: Trespassing (2012, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Ships In The Night” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Young Love (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

07. ONE DIRECTION, “One Thing” (up 2)
Album: Up All Night (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5

06. ED SHEERAN, “The A Team” (steady, second week)
Album: + (2012, Asylum/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

05. GRAFFITI6, “Free” (down 1)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. TRAIN, “Drive By” (up 1)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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

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

01. GOTYE featuring KIMBRA, “Somebody That I Used To Know” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Making Mirrors (2012, Fairfax/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 23, 2011

“Sweet” chart tunes from 2011.

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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 23, 2011…

Debuts:
39. TAKE THAT, “Kidz”
37. JESSIE J, “Price Tag”

Biggest Mover(s):
P!NK, “F**kin’ Perfect” (up 25-14, eleven spots)

10. BRUNO MARS, “Grenade” (up 1)
Album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010, Atlantic/Elektra Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

09. ANDY GRAMMER, “Keep Your Head Up” (up 1)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #2 for eight weeks

08. TAKE THAT, “The Flood” (steady, second week)
Album: Progress (2010, Polydor Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. JAMES BLUNT, “Stay The Night” (down 1)
Album: Some Kind Of Trouble (2011, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

06. TRAIN, “Marry Me” (up 1)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. LEE DEWYZE, “Sweet Serendipity” (steady, second week)
Album: Live It Up (2010, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. ADELE, “Rolling In The Deep” (steady, second week)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Hello World” (steady, second week)
Album: Need You Now (2010, Capitol Records Nashville)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

02. P!NK, “Raise Your Glass” (steady, seventh week)
Album: Greatest Hits… So Far!!! (2010, LaFace/Jive Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

01. KATY PERRY, “Firework” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Teenage Dream (2010, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 25, 2016

Some talented humans on the chart.

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 December 25, 2016…

Debuts:
(none)

Biggest Mover(s):
MUNA, “I Know A Place” (up 39-31, eight spots)

10. SHAWN MENDES, “Mercy” (up 2)
Album: Illuminate (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #9

09. EMELI SANDÉ, “Hurts” (down 3)
Album: Long Live The Angels (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

08. LP, “Lost On You” (up 1)
Album: Lost On You (2016, Vagrant/BMG/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

07. JOHN MAYER, “Love On The Weekend” (steady, second week)
Album: The Search For Everything (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

06. CAPTAIN CUTS featuring NATEUR, “Love Like We Used To” (down 1)
Album: Epic Lit (2017, Epic Records)
Peak: #5

05. RAG’N’BONE MAN, “Human” (up 5)
Album: Human (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

04. NIALL HORAN, “This Town” (down 2)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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

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

01. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 29, 2015

It’s all “Love” in 2015.

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 29, 2015:

Debuts:
40. LUKAS GRAHAM, “7 Years”
39. MARIANAS TRENCH, “One Love”
38. DURAN DURAN, “What Are The Chances?”
37. ST. LUCIA, “Dancing On Glass”
35. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away”

Biggest Mover(s):
CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Your Type” (40-31, nine spots)

10. SARA BAREILLES, “She Used To Be Mine” (steady, third week)
Album: What’s Inside: Songs From Waitress (2015, Epic Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. ONE DIRECTION, “Drag Me Down” down 1)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. ONE DIRECTION, “Perfect” (up 3)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

07. THE 1975, “Love Me” (steady, second week)
Album: I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (2015, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

06. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Wildest Dreams” (down 2)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #2

05. BANNERS, “Shine A Light” (steady, second week)
Album: BANNERS (2015, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #4

04. COLDPLAY, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (up 2)
Album: A Head Full Of Dreams (2015, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “High Dive” (down 1)
Album: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness (2015, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. ELLIE GOULDING, “On My Mind” (up 1)
Album: Delirium (2015, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. ADELE, “Hello” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 25, 2012

“Hall” to the chief.

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 November 25, 2012:

Debuts:
40. MATT CARDLE, “Anyone Else”
39. KYLIE MINOGUE, “On A Night Like This (Abbey Road Sessions)”
37. TRAIN, “Mermaid”
34. ONE DIRECTION, “Little Things”

Biggest Mover(s):
MATCHBOX TWENTY, “Overjoyed” (29-19, ten spots)

10. JASON MRAZ, “93 Million Miles” (up 3)
Album: Love Is A Four Letter Word (2012, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (down 3)
Album: Red (2012, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

08. ONEREPUBLIC, “Feel Again” (down 1)
Album: Native (2013, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

07. P!NK, “Try” (up 5)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

06. ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “Candy” (up 2)
Album: Take The Crown (2012, Farrell Music/Universal Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

05. THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame” (steady, third week)
Album: #3 (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. ANDY GRAMMER, “Miss Me” (down 2)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. ONE DIRECTION, “Live While We’re Young” (down 1)
Album: Take Me Home (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2

02. FUN., “Carry On” (up 2)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

01. ADELE, “Skyfall” (steady, third week)
Album: Skyfall – Single (2012, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 16, 2011

“Nothing” like a 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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 16, 2011…

Debuts:
40. CADY GROVES, “This Little Girl”
39. EVANESCENCE, “My Heart Is Broken”
38. AVRIL LAVIGNE, “Wish You Were Here”
33. THE FRAY, “Heartbeat”

Biggest Mover(s):
KATY PERRY, “The One That Got Away” (38-30)
DAUGHTRY, “Crawling Back To You” (27-19, eight spots)

10. BLAKE SHELTON, “God Gave Me You” (steady, second week)
Album: Red River Blue (2011, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. KELLY CLARKSON, “Mr. Know It All” (up 3)
Album: Stronger (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #3

08. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “We Owned The Night” (up 6)
Album: Own The Night (2011, Capitol Nashville Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

07. OLLY MURS, “Heart Skips A Beat” (down 1)
Album: In Case You Didn’t Know (2011, Syco/Epic Records – U.K.) and Right Place Right Time (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

06. WILL YOUNG, “Jealousy” (down 3)
Album: Echoes (2011, RCA Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Brighter Than The Sun” (down 1)
Album: All Of You (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. COLDPLAY, “Paradise” (up 5)
Album: Mylo Xyloto (2011, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. ONE DIRECTION, “What Makes You Beautiful” (up 2)
Album: Up All Night (2011, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Nothing” (down 1)
Album: Science & Faith (2011, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. ADELE, “Someone Like You” (up 1)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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