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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 27, 2014

Travelling the musical map.

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 July 27, 2014…

Debuts:
40. MAUSI, “My Friend Has A Swimming Pool”
39. FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS, “Fools Gold”
30. THE SCRIPT, “Superheroes”

Biggest Mover:
MARY LAMBERT, “Secrets” (38-29, nine spots)

10. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (down 4)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

09. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (down 4)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

08. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Believer” (up 1)
Album: Oh, What A Life (2014, Mercury Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. TRAIN, “Angel In Blue Jeans” (up 1)
Album: Bulletproof Picasso (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

06. CHARLI XCX, “Boom Clap” (up 4)
Album: The Fault In Our Stars (Soundtrack) and Sucker (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

05. MAROON 5, “Maps” (up 2)
Album: V (2015, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge” (down 2)
Album: The Bridge (2014, Independent)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Burning Gold” (up 1)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (up 1)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 31, 2016

Feeling “Happy” in 2016.

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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 31, 2016…

Debuts:
39. ONE DIRECTION, “History”
37. ZAYN, “Pillowtalk”

Biggest Mover(s):
TROYE SIVAN, “Youth” (20-12)
SHAWN HOOK, “Sound Of Your Heart” (19-11, eight spots)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Pride” (up 5)
Album: What We Live For (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #10 for four weeks

09. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Oasis” (up 4)
Album: When The Morning Comes (2015, Epic Records)
Peak: #3

08. DNCE, “Cake By The Ocean” (down 2)
Album: DNCE (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #4

07. ADAM LAMBERT, “Another Lonely Night” (steady, second week)
Album: The Original High (2015, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away” (up 2)
Album: The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. ADELE, “Hello” (down 1)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

04. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Out Of The Woods” (up 1)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

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

02. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (up 1)
Album: Tangled Up (2015, Valory/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. ADELE, “When We Were Young” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 13, 2013

The politics of pop music.

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 13, 2013…

Debuts:
40. MATT NATHANSON, “Kinks Shirt”
39. BRONZE RADIO RETURN, “Further On”
38. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Follow Your Arrow”

Biggest Mover(s):
KEANE, “Higher Than The Sun” (32-25, seven spots)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Best Day Of My Life” (up 5)
Album: Oh, What A Life (2014, Mercury Records/IDJMG)
Peak: #1 for one week

09. PASSENGER, “Let Her Go” (down 2)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for twelve weeks

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

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

06. THE 1975, “Chocolate” (down 2)
Album: The 1975 (2013, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2

05. BASTILLE, “Pompeii” (steady, third week)
Album: Bad Blood (2014, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “On Top Of The World” (up 2)
Album: Night Visions (2012, KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

03. KATY PERRY, “Roar” (steady, second week)
Album: Prism (2013, Capitol Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

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

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

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 18, 2020

New Music Friday takes a Chance.

Holy New Music Friday! Check out these noteworthy albums from Alicia Keys, Ava Max and Keith Urban, as well as the new songs from Anitta, Justin Bieber and Sam Smith. Now, you’ve got the Keys to this week’s music madness:

Notable albums out this week: Alicia Keys‘s Alicia (iTunes), Ava Max‘s Heaven & Hell (iTunes), Gus Dapperton‘s Orca (iTunes), Keith Urban‘s The Speed Of Now (Part 1) (iTunes), Mags‘s Mags (iTunes), Matilda‘s Retrospect (iTunes), MAX‘s Colour Vision (iTunes), Nick Cordero‘s Live Your Life (Live At Feinstein’s/54 Below) (iTunes), Tom Gregory‘s Heaven In A World So Cold (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: American Authors‘s Counting Down (iTunes), Christian French‘s Good Things Take Time (iTunes), Cyn‘s Mood Swing (Even Moodier) (iTunes), Evie Irie‘s The Optimist (iTunes), Jess Kent‘s Parking Karma (iTunes), Semisonic‘s You’re Not Alone (iTunes), Tyde Levi‘s Figure It Out (iTunes), Winnetka Bowling League‘s Congratulations (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“17”, Pink Sweat$ featuring SEVENTEEN (iTunes)
“321”, Sam DeRosa (iTunes)
“Agreeable”, Cautious Clay (iTunes)
“Another Lover Says”, Fancy Hagood featuring Audra Mae (iTunes)
“Back In Time”, Healy featuring Public Library Commute (iTunes)
“Back To My Bed”, Elderbrook (iTunes)
“Better”, Apollo LTD (iTunes)
“BGE”, Riley (iTunes)
“Blur”, Alex Chapman & DVD (iTunes)
“Broken Dreams, Inc.”, Rise Against (iTunes)
“Burning”, Gorgon City featuring EVAN GIIA (iTunes)
“Cat Out The Bag”, Contradash (iTunes)
“Coming Home”, Hollywood Undead (iTunes)
“Cowboy In LA”, LANY (iTunes)
“Cry Wolf”, Christina Grimmie (iTunes)
“Dead Man Walking”, Brent Faiyaz (iTunes)
“Deja Vu”, Betcha (iTunes)
“Diamonds”, Sam Smith (iTunes)
“Drunk”, Keshi (iTunes)
“Dysfunctional”, Hux (iTunes)
“Entertainment (Stripped)”, Corey Harper (iTunes)
“Fade Away”, Yula (iTunes)
“Falling”, Phil Good (iTunes)
“Freefall”, Whethan featuring Oliver Tree (iTunes)
“Friend Like You”, WILD (iTunes)
“Genesis”, Deftones (iTunes)
“Getting Good”, Liza Owen (iTunes)
“Ghost”, Isac Elliot (iTunes)
“God Save Me, But Don’t Drown Me Out”, Yungblud (iTunes)
“Gone Too Soon”, Andrew Jannakos (iTunes)
“Good Times”, Marc Scibilia (iTunes)
“Goodtimes”, Deryk (iTunes)
“Guess Again”, Jeff Tweedy (iTunes)
“Hanging By A Thread”, Lollies & Tim Bruns (iTunes)
“Head And Heart On Fire”, LÉON (iTunes)
“Here For You”, Peter Fenn (iTunes)
“High Tide, Low Tide”, Parson James (iTunes)
“HMU If U Don’t Like Me”, Ashley Kutcher (iTunes)
“Holy”, Justin Bieber featuring Chance The Rapper (iTunes)
“Hooligan” and “Sons & Critics (Freestyle)”, Baby Keem (iTunes)
“Hot Stuff”, Kygo x Donna Summer (iTunes)
“If You Got A Problem”, Joy Oladokun (iTunes)
“Impossible”, Nothing But Thieves (iTunes)
“Is It Just Me?”, Sasha Sloan (iTunes)
“It’s OK If You Forget Me”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Jealous Of Myself”, GALXARA featuring Trevi Moran (iTunes)
“K.L.F.G.”, Daniela Andrade (iTunes)
“Lonely Nights”, LEISURE (iTunes)
“Love”, X Lovers featuring Young K (iTunes)
“Mad World”, Pentatonix (iTunes)
“Material Boy”, Sir Sly (iTunes)
“Me Gusta”, Anitta featuring Cardi B & Myke Towers (iTunes)
“Miss Andry”, Flowerkid (iTunes)
“Money Mouf”, Tyga featuring Saweetie & YG (iTunes)
“Mood Swings (Remix)”, Pop Smoke featuring Lil Tjay & Summer Walker (iTunes)
“Moonlight”, Future Islands (iTunes)
“Movin’ Too Fast”, Charming Horses (iTunes)
“No Saving Me”, Philmon Lee featuring Lindsey Stirling (iTunes)
“No Stress”, WizKid (iTunes)
“Now”, Olivia O’Brien (iTunes)
“Oh My God”, Rainsford (iTunes)
“Out Here On My Own”, Mariah Carey (iTunes)
“Own It”, Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Palm Springs (The Way You Made Me Feel)”, Virginia To Vegas (iTunes)
“Papercut”, Dava (iTunes)
“Passive Aggressive”, Charlotte Cardin (iTunes)
“Passport”, Masego (iTunes)
“Pictures Of Mountains”, Cody Fry (iTunes)
“Pieces”, Where It’s ATT & Lucas Marx (iTunes)
“PMS”, Priscilla Block (iTunes)
“Pretend”, Nothing, Nowhere. (iTunes)
“Razzmatazz”, I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME (iTunes)
“Ready For You”, Black Coffee featuring Celeste (iTunes)
“Ruins”, Esmée Denters (iTunes)
“Said Sum (Remix)”, Moneybagg Yo featuring City Girls & DaBaby (iTunes)
“Screwed Up”, Nevaeh Jolie featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Seriously Just Stop (Loote Remix)”, Somegirlnamedanna (iTunes)
“Sharkbait”, Teddy ❤ (iTunes)
“Sleepwalker”, Qveen Herby (iTunes)
“Slow Hand”, Maja Kristina (iTunes)
“Solid Gold”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“Soldiers”, Rachel Platten (iTunes)
“Somebody I’m Proud Of”, Sarah Barrios (iTunes)
“Somebody New”, TELYKast (iTunes)
“Sour”, 1990Nowhere (iTunes)
“Splinter”, MYRNE & Salem Ilese (iTunes)
“STCU”, THEY. & Juicy J (iTunes)
“Stranger”, Jacob Banks (iTunes)
“Super Bad Mantra”, Jawny featuring Christian Blue (iTunes)
“Take Me Over”, Shaun Frank (iTunes)
“The Author”, Luz (iTunes)
“Time Machine”, Elliphant (iTunes)
“Tommy’s In Trouble”, Kwame featuring CLYPSO & Phil Fresh (iTunes)
“Tomorrow”, Your Grandparents (iTunes)
“Too Many Nights”, 220 Kid featuring JC Stewart (iTunes)
“Ur So F**kInG cOoL”, Tones And I featuring Blackbear (iTunes)
“We Need A Mother”, Ane Brun (iTunes)
“Welcome Back”, Ali Gatie featuring Alessia Cara (iTunes)
“Where We Are”, Bear Grillz, Adventure Club & JT Roach (iTunes)
“WhoWho”, WizTheMC & Hugo (iTunes)
“Wild (Meduza Remix)”, John Legend (iTunes)
“Without You”, Luke Combs featuring Amanda Shires (iTunes)
“Work For Me”, Mia Wray (iTunes)
“You Are The Traffic”, Coin (iTunes)
“Young & Faded”, The Hunna (iTunes)

Next week, the new albums from Carrie Underwood, Deftones and Machine Gun Kelly are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 13, 2014

Golden tunes from 2014.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 13, 2014…

Debuts:
40. FERRECK DAWN & REDONDO, “Love Too Deep”
39. JASON MRAZ, “Love Someone”

Biggest Mover:
THE MADDEN BROTHERS, “We Are Done” (29-21, eight spots)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Believer” (up 4)
Album: Oh, What A Life (2014, Mercury Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. PASSENGER, “Heart’s On Fire” (up 2)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #9

08. SECONDCITY, “I Wanna Feel” (steady, third week)
Album: I Wanna Feel (single) (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

07. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JESS GLYNNE, “Rather Be” (down 2)
Album: New Eyes (2014, Big Beat/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

06. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (down 3)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (down 3)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

04. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Burning Gold” (up 2)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (up 4)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge” (up 2)
Album: The Bridge (2014, Independent)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (steady, second week)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 5, 2014

Say, how about these chart hits?

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 5, 2014…

Debuts:
40. DELTA RAE, “Chasing Twisters”

Biggest Mover(s):
GARY BARLOW & ELTON JOHN, “Face To Face” (37-27, ten spots)

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

09. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “The Walker” (up 1)
Album: More Than Just A Dream (2013, Elektra Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

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

07. THE 1975, “Girls” (down 1)
Album: The 1975 (2013, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. GARY BARLOW, “Let Me Go” (up 2)
Album: Since I Saw You Last (2013, Polydor Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

05. A GREAT BIG WORLD (featuring CHRISTINA AGUILERA), “Say Something” (down 3)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Black Magnetic/Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

04. THE FRAY, “Love Don’t Die” (steady, second week)
Album: Helios (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Human” (up 2)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

02. ONE DIRECTION, “Story Of My Life” (down 1)
Album: Midnight Memories (2013, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. BASTILLE, “Of The Night” (up 2)
Album: All This Bad Blood (2013, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 27, 2013

Worldly hits in the top ten.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 27, 2013…

Debuts:
40. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “The Walker”
38. ONE DIRECTION, “Story Of My Life”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE FRAY, “Love Don’t Die” (40-26, 14 spots)

10. EMELI SANDÉ, “My Kind Of Love” (up 2)
Album: Our Version Of Events (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #7

09. BASTILLE, “Pompeii” (steady, second week)
Album: Bad Blood (2014, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. PASSENGER, “The Wrong Direction” (up 3)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. NEW POLITICS, “Harlem” (steady, third week)
Album: A Bad Girl In Harlem (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #2

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

05. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “On Top Of The World” (down 1)
Album: Night Visions (2012, KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

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

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

02. SHEPPARD, “Hold My Tongue” (up 3)
Album: Sheppard (EP) (2012, Empire Of Song/MGM Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 23, 2015

A World of chart hits.

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 August 23, 2015…

Debuts:
40. CONNELL CRUISE, “Into The Wild”
39. JAMIE LAWSON, “Wasn’t Expecting That”

Biggest Mover(s):
(see #5 below)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Go Big Or Go Home” (down 4)
Album: What We Live For (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #4

09. JUKEBOX THE GHOST, “Postcard” (down 2)
Album: Jukebox The Ghost (2015, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

08. GAVIN JAMES, “The Book Of Love” (down 3)
Album: Bitter Pill (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. SHAWN MENDES, “Stitches” (up 1)
Album: Handwritten (2015, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #5

06. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Run Away With Me” (up 5)
Album: E·MO·TION (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

05. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Hold Each Other” (up 7)
Album: When The Morning Comes (2015, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. WALK THE MOON, “Different Colors” (down 1)
Album: Talking Is Hard (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

03. RØMANS, “Uh Huh” (down 2)
Album: Overthinking – Pt. 1 (EP) (2015, Roc Nation Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. JOHN NEWMAN, “Come And Get It” (up 2)
Album: Revolve (2015, Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

01. DURAN DURAN featuring JANELLE MONÁE and NILE RODGERS, “Pressure Off” (up 1)
Album: Paper Gods (2015, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of February 1, 2019

The language of hits.

There’s an anticipated Latin album leading the way this week, but a new month means new titles from all genres to celebrate. Here are all the notable albums and singles hitting the market today:

Notable albums out this week: American Authors‘s Seasons (iTunes), Big Wild‘s Superdream (iTunes), Broods‘s Don’t Feed The Pop Monster (iTunes), Busted‘s Half Way There (iTunes), Claire Richards‘s My Wildest Dreams (iTunes), Emily King‘s Scenery (iTunes), Girlpool‘s What Chaos Is Imaginary (iTunes), Linda Ronstadt‘s Live In Hollywood (iTunes), Luis Fonsi‘s Vida (iTunes), Nina Nesbitt‘s The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change (iTunes), The Moth & The Flame‘s Restless (iTunes), Within Temptation‘s Resist (iTunes), NOW That’s What I Call Music! 20th Anniversary, Vol. 2 (iTunes), Rent: Live (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Reece‘s I’m Not Sure Yet (iTunes), The Score‘s Pressure (iTunes)

Notable remix packages out this week:
“Close To Me (Remixes)”, Ellie Goulding x Diplo featuring Swae Lee (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“5 Months Later”, Prince Fox (iTunes)
“7 Billion”, OBB (iTunes)
“7 Rings (Remix)”, Ariana Grande featuring 2 Chainz (iTunes)
“100 Bad Days”, AJR (iTunes)
“Apologize”, grandson (iTunes)
“Are You Bored Yet?”, Wallows featuring Clairo (iTunes)
“Bad Habit” and “Ease My Mind”, Ben Platt (iTunes)
“Bones”, Galantis featuring OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Bury A Friend”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)
“Canons”, Super Duper featuring JMR (iTunes)
“Chrysalis”, Empire Of The Sun (iTunes)
“Decisions (Weiss Remix)”, KREAM featuring Maia Wright (iTunes)
“Dream Child”, ØZWALD (iTunes)
“Drive All Night”, Joan (iTunes)
“End Of The Night”, Taylor Noelle (iTunes)
“Facts”, Chantel Jeffries featuring YG, Rich The Kid & BIA (iTunes)
“Faith You Might”, Kevin Garrett (iTunes)
“Fast Lovers”, Lemaitre (iTunes)
“First Aid Kit”, Maddie Poppe (iTunes)
“Good On Me”, Vanic featuring Olivia Noelle (iTunes)
“Got To Keep On”, The Chemical Brothers (iTunes)
“Gucci Rock N Rolla”, Snakehips featuring Rivers Cuomo & KYLE (iTunes)
“Happy Now (R3HAB Remix)”, Kygo featuring Sandro Cavazza (iTunes)
“Hard To Love”, The Mowgli’s (iTunes)
“Heaven (All Around You)”, Apollo LTD (iTunes)
“I Walk Alone”, Gary Clark Jr. (iTunes)
“I Walk Up”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“I’ve Been Waiting”, Lil Peep & ILoveMakonnen featuring Fall Out Boy (iTunes)
“Jump The Fence”, Gia Woods (iTunes)
“Karma (CLiQ Remix)”, Robinson (iTunes)
“Keep It Simple”, James Barker Band (iTunes)
“Let You Down”, Stirling (iTunes)
“Life Must Go On”, Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“Love Myself”, Olivia O’Brien (iTunes)
“Low Key”, Ally Brooke featuring Tyga (iTunes)
“Medicate”, Gabbie Hanna (iTunes)
“Middle Name”, Kat Saul (iTunes)
“Mime”, Isaac Dunbar (iTunes)
“Money Lover”, Magdalena Bay (iTunes)
“Nobody’s Home”, Mallrat & Basenji (iTunes)
“Not Angry Anymore”, Thelma Plum (iTunes)
“Not Thinkin’ Bout You (Acoustic)”, Ruel featuring Billy Davis (iTunes)
“Numb”, Before You Exit (iTunes)
“On My Way”, Sheppard (iTunes)
“Open Up”, Matt Simons (iTunes)
“Permission”, New Hope Club (iTunes)
“Racks On Racks”, Lil Pump (iTunes)
“Ready To Let Go”, Cage The Elephant (iTunes)
“Slow Motion”, Jarryd James (iTunes)
“Someone New”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Splash”, Ty James x Unheard (iTunes)
“Suburban Girl”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“They Don’t Shine”, Tedeschi Trucks Band (iTunes)
“They Own This Town”, Flora Cash (iTunes)
“Trouble”, Omar Apollo (iTunes)
“What’s Up Danger (Black Caviar Remix)”, Blackway (iTunes)
“When I Die”, ALMA (iTunes)
“Wild Like The Wind”, Deorro (iTunes)
“Women”, Florida Georgia Line featuring Jason Derulo (iTunes)
“You And I”, LÉON (iTunes)
“Young Like This (HEDEGAARD Remix)”, Hugo Helmig (iTunes)
“Zero Gravity”, Kate Miller-Heidke (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Ariana Grande and many more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 22, 2013

The “Best” bops of 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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 22, 2013…

Debuts:
40. BASTILLE, “Bad Blood”
39. MAYER HAWTHORNE, “Reach Out Richard”
38. PETER THOMAS featuring BETTY WHO, “All Of You”

Biggest Mover(s):
MAGIC!, “Rude” (33-26, seven spots)

10. GARY BARLOW, “Let Me Go” (up 1)
Album: Since I Saw You Last (2013, Polydor Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

09. DAUGHTRY, “Waiting For Superman” (down 1)
Album: Baptized (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #6

08. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Human” (up 4)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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

06. THE FRAY, “Love Don’t Die” (up 1)
Album: Helios (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. BASTILLE, “Of The Night” (up 1)
Album: All This Bad Blood (2013, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. PASSENGER, “The Wrong Direction” (down 2)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. THE 1975, “Girls” (steady, second week)
Album: The 1975 (2013, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Say Something” (up 2)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Black Magnetic/Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. ONE DIRECTION, “Story Of My Life” (steady, second week)
Album: Midnight Memories (2013, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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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