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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 16, 2006

Not a “Bad” way to start the weekend.

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 July 16, 2006…

Debuts:
40. LANDON PIGG, “Can’t Let Go”
38. JOJO, “Too Little Too Late”
30. THE FRAY, “How To Save A Life”

Biggest Mover(s):
DARREN HAYES, “Unlovable” (27-12, fifteen spots)

10. GIN BLOSSOMS, “Learning The Hard Way” (steady, second week)
Album: Major Lodge Victory (2006, Hybrid Records)
Peak: #10 for six weeks

09. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, “Move Along” (down 4)
Album: Move Along (2005, Doghouse/Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

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

07. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Ain’t No Other Man” (up 1)
Album: Back To Basics (2006, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

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

05. PET SHOP BOYS, “Minimal” (up 1)
Album: Fundamental (2006, Rhino Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. KEANE, “Is It Any Wonder?” (down 1)
Album: Under The Iron Sea (2006, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. JAMES BLUNT, “High” (up 1)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

02. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “The Riddle (You And I)” (down 1)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) and ten weeks (2006)

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 16, 2006

A Tun of great songs 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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of April 16, 2006…

Debuts:
40. THE SUITS XL, “Play”

Biggest Mover(s):
CHRIS ISAAK, “King Without A Castle” (34-23, eleven spots)

10. DANIEL POWTER, “Lie To Me” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

09. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) and ten weeks (2006)

08. KELLY CLARKSON, “Walk Away” (down 1)
Album: Breakaway (2004, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #7

07. JEWEL, “Again And Again” (up 1)
Album: Goodbye Alice In Wonderland (2006, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for five weeks

06. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (down 1)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Ever The Same” (up 1)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

04. KT TUNSTALL, “Black Horse And The Cherry Tree” (steady, second week)
Album: Eye To The Telescope (2006, Relentless/Virgin Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. JAMES BLUNT, “Wisemen” (steady, second week)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (down 1)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

01. BO BICE, “The Real Thing” (up 1)
Album: The Real Thing (2005, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 22, 2006

The hits according to “Me”.

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 January 22, 2006…

Debuts:
37. STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN, “Cinderella”
28. GWEN STEFANI, “Crash”
17. MADONNA, “Sorry”

Biggest Mover(s):
KELLY CLARKSON, “Walk Away” (26-18, eight spots)

10. RELIENT K, “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been” (steady, second week)
Album: MMHMM (2004, Gotee/Capitol Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. THE FRAY, “Over My Head (Cable Car)” (up 2)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

08. TRAIN, “Cab” (up 1)
Album: For Me, It’s You (2006, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

07. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Better Days” (steady, third week)
Album: Let Love In (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5

06. CASCADA, “Everytime We Touch” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Everytime We Touch (2006, Robbins Entertainment)
Peak: #6 for four weeks

05. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best of Savage Garden (2006, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

04. INXS (featuring J.D. FORTUNE), “Pretty Vegas” (steady, sixth week)
Album: Switch (2005, Burnett/Epic Records)
Peak: #4 for six weeks

03. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Save The Last Dance For Me” (steady, eighth week)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for nine weeks

02. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (steady, second week)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

01. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (steady, second week)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 16, 2011

Flooding the charts with 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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 16, 2011…

Debuts:
40. MIRANDA COSGROVE, “Dancing Crazy”
36. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Hold It Against Me”

Biggest Mover(s):
AVRIL LAVIGNE, “What The Hell” (36-32)
SARA BAREILLES, “Uncharted” (33-29, four spots)
(see #8 below)

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

09. THE SCRIPT, “For The First Time” (down 4)
Album: Science & Faith (2011, Epic Records)
Peak: #3

08. TAKE THAT, “The Flood” (up 4)
Album: Progress (2010, Polydor Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

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

06. JAMES BLUNT, “Stay The Night” (down 3)
Album: Some Kind Of Trouble (2011, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

05. LEE DEWYZE, “Sweet Serendipity” (up 1)
Album: Live It Up (2010, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. ADELE, “Rolling In The Deep” (up 3)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Hello World” (up 1)
Album: Need You Now (2010, Capitol Records Nashville)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

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

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 27, 2005

“Says” a lot about 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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 27, 2005…

Debuts:
38. INXS featuring J.D. FORTUNE, “Pretty Vegas”

Biggest Mover(s):
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, “Some Hearts” (up 31-22, nine spots)

10. MADONNA, “Hung Up” (down 3)
Album: Confessions On A Dance Floor (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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

08. DANIEL POWTER, “Free Loop (One Night Stand)” (up 6)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

07. HOWIE DAY, “She Says” (down 2)
Album: Stop All The World Now (2003, Epic Records)
Peak: #4

06. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Save The Last Dance For Me” (up 2)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for nine weeks

05. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (down 2)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best Of Savage Garden (2005, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

04. JAMIE CULLUM, “Get Your Way” (up 1)
Album: Catching Tales (2005, Verve Records)
Peak: #4

03. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (down 2)
Album: Breakaway (2004, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (up 2)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 18, 2006

Two servings of special K’s.

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 June 18, 2006…

Debuts:
40. PARIS HILTON, “Stars Are Blind”
38. UNDER THE INFLUENCE THE GIANTS, “Mama’s Room”

Biggest Movers:
(see #7 below)

10. KT TUNSTALL, “Suddenly I See” (down 2)
Album: Eye To The Telescope (2006, Virgin Records)
Peak: #8

09. NICKELBACK, “Savin’ Me” (down 2)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records)
Peak: #7

08. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, “Move Along” (up 2)
Album: Move Along (2005, Doghouse/Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

07. JAMES BLUNT, “High” (up 11)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2005, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

06. BON JOVI featuring JENNIFER NETTLES, “Who Says You Can’t Go Home?” (steady, second week)
Album: Have A Nice Day (2005, Island Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Ever The Same” (steady, second week)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

04. BO BICE, “The Real Thing” (steady, second week)
Album: The Real Thing (2005, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. DANIEL POWTER, “Lie To Me” (down 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

02. KEANE, “Is It Any Wonder?” (up 1)
Album: Under The Iron Sea (2006, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (steady, seventh week)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) and ten weeks (2006)

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 19, 2006

Don't apologize for these great songs.

Written in the past.

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 19, 2006…

Debuts:
35. PEARL JAM, “World Wide Suicide”
31. ORSON, “No Tomorrow”

Biggest Mover(s):
ARCTIC MONKEYS, “I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor” (32-23, nine spots)

10. ROB THOMAS, “Ever The Same” (up 1)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

09. JACK JOHNSON, “Upside Down” (down 2)
Album: Sing-A-Longs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George (2006, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7

08. JAMES BLUNT, “Wisemen” (up 1)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

07. JOSH KELLEY, “Almost Honest” (up 3)
Album: Almost Honest (2005, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #6

06. MECK featuring LEO SAYER, “Thunder In My Heart Again” (down 1)
Album: Thunder In My Heart Again (single) (2006, Island Records – U.K.)
Peak: #5

05. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (down 1)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

04. MADONNA, “Sorry” (down 1)
Album: Confessions On A Dance Floor (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

03. BO BICE, “The Real Thing” (up 3)
Album: The Real Thing (2005, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. K.T. TUNSTALL, “Black Horse And The Cherry Tree” (steady, third week)
Album: Eye To The Telescope (2006, Relentless/Virgin Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (steady, seventh week)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Phonogenic/Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

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