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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 14, 2009

The “Show” must grow on.

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 June 14, 2009…

Debuts:
40. DAVID GUETTA featuring KELLY ROWLAND, “When Love Takes Over”
39. COBRA STARSHIP featuring LEIGHTON MEESTER, “Good Girls Go Bad”
31. GARY GO, “Wonderful”

Biggest Movers:
DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (25-17, eight spots)

10. MAT KEARNEY, “Closer To Love” (down 1)
Album: City of Black & White (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

09. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Funny The Way It Is” (up 1)
Album: Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. THE FRAY, “Never Say Never” (steady, second week)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

07. THE SCRIPT, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” (down 1)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

06. CAROLINA LIAR, “Show Me What I’m Looking For” (up 1)
Album: Coming To Terms (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. NICKELBACK, “If Today Was Your Last Day” (steady, second week)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. PINK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (steady, third week)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

03. DAVID COOK, “Come Back To Me” (down 1)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (up 1)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “Her Diamonds” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 8, 2008

“4” the nostalgia.

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 11 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of June 8, 2008…

Debuts:
40. ECHO JET, “Wave”
39. DAVE BARNES, “Until You”
38. GAVIN ROSSDALE, “Love Remains The Same”

Biggest Mover(s):
COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (36-15, 21 spots)

10. 3 DOORS DOWN, “It’s Not My Time” (up 6)
Album: 3 Doors Down (2008, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #10 for four weeks

09. WEEZER, “Pork And Beans” (up 2)
Album: Weezer (Red Album) (2008, Geffen Records)
Peak: #8

08. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (up 9)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, “Summertime” (steady, second week)
Album: The Block (2008, Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

06. MADONNA featuring JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “4 Minutes” (down 2)
Album: Hard Candy (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. GAVIN DEGRAW, “In Love With A Girl” (up 1)
Album: Gavin DeGraw (2008, J/RMG Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

04. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Realize” (up 1)
Album: Coco (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. DUFFY, “Mercy” (steady, third week)
Album: Rockferry (2008, Mercury/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (steady, fourth week)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic/RRP Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (steady, 14th week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 27, 2008

New Kiss on the block.

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 July 27, 2008…

Debuts:
40. ERIC HUTCHINSON, “Rock And Roll”

Biggest Mover(s):
LEONA LEWIS, “Better In Time” (39-29, ten spots)

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

09. KATY PERRY, “I Kissed A Girl” (steady, fourth week)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beating My Heart” (steady, second week)
Album: OK Now (2008, Island Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

07. DANIEL POWTER, “Next Plane Home” (steady, second week)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

06. DELTA GOODREM, “In This Life” (steady, second week)
Album: Delta (2008, Mercury/Decca Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, “Summertime” (down 1)
Album: The Block (2008, Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (up 1)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (down 2)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Realize” (up 1)
Album: Coco (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (up 1)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 21, 2009

The hits that “Last”.

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 June 21, 2009…

Debuts:
40. COLLECTIVE SOUL, “Staring Down”
39. TYRONE WELLS, “More”
38. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Fallin’ For You”

Biggest Mover(s):
TAKE THAT, “Said It All” (up 30-21)
TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (up 25-16, nine spots)

10. KATY PERRY, “Waking Up In Vegas” (up 2)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

09. THE SCRIPT, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” (down 2)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

08. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Funny The Way It Is” (up 1)
Album: Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. CAROLINA LIAR, “Show Me What I’m Looking For” (down 1)
Album: Coming To Terms (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. THE FRAY, “Never Say Never” (up 2)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

05. DAVID COOK, “Come Back To Me” (down 2)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (down 2)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. NICKELBACK, “If Today Was Your Last Day” (up 2)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. PINK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (up 2)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

01. ROB THOMAS, “Her Diamonds” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of February 16, 2018

“Way” to go, Brandi.

Were you celebrating Singles Awareness Day like I was? If you were, and don’t be shy, then perhaps some new albums will help you through the blues (and the leftover candy from CVS.) Here’s what you’ll find on digital services and in stores this Friday:

Notable albums out this week: Aaron Carter‘s LøVë (iTunes), Brandi Carlile‘s By The Way, I Forgive You (iTunes), Felix Jaehn‘s I (iTunes), I’m With Her‘s See You Around (iTunes), Lee DeWyze‘s Paranoia (iTunes), Nipsey Hussle‘s Victory Lap (iTunes), Pop Evil‘s Pop Evil (iTunes)

Notables EPs out this week: Brett Dennen‘s Let’s… (iTunes), David Cook‘s Chromance (iTunes), Good Old War‘s Part Of You (iTunes), Phangs‘s Happy Season (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1, 2, 3”, Sofia Reyes featuring Jason Derulo & De La Ghetto (iTunes)
“10,000 Hours”, PRETTYMUCH (iTunes)
“Aftershock”, Hannah Jane Lewis (iTunes)
“Bed Of Roses”, Afrojack featuring Stanaj (iTunes)
“Blunder”, Michael Blume (iTunes)
“Church”, Alison Wonderland (iTunes)
“Church With No Ceiling”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“Come Around”, Cape Cub (iTunes)
“Dreaming”, Gracie Schram (iTunes)
“Endless”, VAX featuring Tove Styrke (iTunes)
“Fantasy”, Human Natural (iTunes)
“Freakin’ Out”, SAFIA (iTunes)
“Getting Over You”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Heart To Break”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Hold Me Down”, Family Of The Year (iTunes)
“Icarus”, Dan Owen (iTunes)
“Jewel”, Cash Cash featuring Nikki Vianna (iTunes)
“Jumpstarted”, Jukebox The Ghost (iTunes)
“Just Say It”, Fly By Midnight (iTunes)
“Look Back”, Diplo featuring DRAM (iTunes)
“Love Lies”, Khalid & Normani (iTunes)
“Mad Love”, Sean Paul & David Guetta featuring Becky G (iTunes)
“Matter Of Time”, Trent Dabbs (iTunes)
“Our Favourite Song”, The Beach (iTunes)
“Out Of Focus”, Chelsea Cutler (iTunes)
“Remember”, Youngr (iTunes)
“Run For Your Life”, K.Flay (iTunes)
“Think About You”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“TMSN (Tell Me Something New)”, Tipling Rock (iTunes)
“Two Pieces”, Ben Hobbs (iTunes)
“Us”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“Where Would We Be”, ROZES x Nicky Romero (iTunes)
“You Owe Me”, The Chainsmokers (iTunes)

Next week: look out for top albums from Vance Joy and 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 14, 2008

Digging into the “Best” 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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 14, 2008…

Debuts:
40. LILY ALLEN, “The Fear”
39. KATY PERRY, “Thinking Of You”
36. GERALDINE MCQUEEN, “Once Upon A Christmas Song”
32. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Circus”

Biggest Mover(s):
HINDER, “Without You” (30-22, eight spots)

10. DANIEL POWTER, “Best Of Me” (up 1)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #10 for five weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Love Story” (up 5)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

08. PINK, “So What” (down 2)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

07. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Keeps Gettin’ Better” (up 1)
Album: Keeps Gettin’ Better: A Decade Of Hits (2008, RCA Records)
Peak: #7

06. THE KILLERS, “Human” (up 1)
Album: Day & Age (2008, Island Records)
Peak: #5

05. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, “Gives You Hell” (steady, second week)
Album: When The World Comes Down (2008, DGC/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. SIMON COLLINS, “Unconditional” (down 1)
Album: U-Catastrophe (2008, Razor & Tie Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

03. NICKELBACK, “Gotta Be Somebody” (up 1)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. DAVID COOK, “Light On” (steady, third week)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Womanizer” (steady, third week)
Album: Circus (2008, Jive Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 17-18, 2017)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new releases will be lighting up your local station’s playlist this week. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here are the four new tunes impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

DAVID COOK – “Gimme Heartbreak” (Analog Heart Music/INgrooves)
EP: TBA (Fall 2017)
Past T40 History: The American Idol winner has three entries to date, last charting with 2009’s “Come Back To Me”, a #46 entry.

DEMI LOVATO – “Sorry Not Sorry” (Republic)
Album: TBA
Past T40 History: Of her dozen top 40 tunes, only one has hit #1: 2012’s “Give Your Heart A Break”, which spent two weeks there.

JORGE BLANCO – “Summer Soul” (Hollywood)
Album: TBA
Past T40 History: This is Blanco’s first single to impact here. The 25-year-old is also an actor with Disney Channel Latin America.

KESHA – “Praying” (Kemosabe/RCA)
Album: Rainbow (2017)
Past T40 History: “Praying” was last week’s Most Added title. The performer’s had a dozen top 40 hits, four reaching the top spot.

Next week: Will Top 40 stations champion Fall Out Boy‘s new single as it impacts? Will someone else take the crown? Find out a week from now…

Which of these new songs would you like to see top the charts? Let me know!

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