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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 3, 2021

“Cold” is still bold.

DEBUTS
40. Whitney Houston & Clean Bandit – How Will I Know
35. Charli XCX – Good Ones
34. Jax – Like My Father | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
22. John Mayer – Wild Blue (27)
19. The Script – I Want It All (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Dua Lipa – Love Again (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
06. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
05. Milky Chance – Colorado (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (07) | PEAK: #03
02. Silk Sonic – Skate (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (2)
2. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
3. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (4)
4. Sting – If It’s Love (3)
5. Lorde – Mood Ring (8)
6. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (5)
7. FINNEAS – The 90s (6)
8. January Jane – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (-)
9. TWICE – The Feels (-)
10. Sting – Rushing Water (-)

In The Mix:
Duran Duran – Tonight United
Forest Blakk – Fall Into Me
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
John Mellencamp featuring Bruce Springsteen – Wasted Days (new)
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Patrick Droney – Like The Water (new)
Rod Stewart – One More Time
The Anxiety – Meet Me At Our Spot
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Trevor Daniel – Alone (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Frozen solid at #1 on my personal chart for the fourth consecutive week, “Cold Heart” is still beating at the top spot for Elton John and Dua Lipa. Their duet, which is featured on John’s The Lockdown Sessions compilation, should be safe at the summit for the next few weeks. Coldplay and BTS climb from 36-27 on the chart with “My Universe”, earning it the title of this week’s Biggest Mover. Three releases debut in the top 40: “Like My Father” is the highest at #34, as Jax earns her second top 40 single of 2021. Charli XCX is one notch lower with “Good Ones”, off to a fairly good start at #35. Finally, the late Whitney Houston debuts at #40 with a new remix of 1986’s “How Will I Know”, reimagined by Clean Bandit. The original song spent two weeks at #1 on the CHR radio chart.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 26, 2021

At the heart of the chart world.

DEBUTS
36. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon (38)
27. John Mayer – Wild Blue (34)
12. Duran Duran – Anniversary (20)
11. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (21) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (12) | PEAK: #10
09. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #03
08. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Milky Chance – Colorado (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Dua Lipa – Love Again (03) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Silk Sonic – Skate (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
2. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (2)
3. Sting – If It’s Love (3)
4. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (4)
5. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (6)
6. FINNEAS – The 90s (7)
7. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (5)
8. Lorde – Mood Ring (8)
9. Jax – Like My Father (-)
10. Charli XCX – Good Ones (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame
Duran Duran – Tonight United (new)
Forest Blakk – Fall Into Me (new)
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Rod Stewart – One More Time
Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping
The Anxiety – Meet Me At Our Spot (new)
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Whitney Houston & Clean Bandit – How Will I Know (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Chilling at #1 on my personal chart for the third week in a row, “Cold Heart” is frozen in place for Elton John and Dua Lipa. Lifting from 21-11, Ed Sheeran claims the Biggest Mover in the countdown for the second time with “Shivers”, as “Bad Habits” holds at #2 for the fourth nonconsecutive week. There’s just one new entry in the top 40 this week and it’s a noteworthy collaboration: at #36, “My Universe” pairs Coldplay and BTS on their first song together. The former’s “Higher Power”, a recent #1 hit on my chart, is down to #16.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 19, 2021

A #1 song with heart.

DEBUTS
38. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. John Mayer – Wild Blue (40)
32. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby (38)
24. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down (30)
21. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
20. Duran Duran – Anniversary (27)
10. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (17)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (17) | PEAK: #10
09. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (08) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
07. Milky Chance – Colorado (10) | PEAK: #07
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (04) | PEAK: #03
05. Silk Sonic – Skate (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – Love Again (02) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
2. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (4)
3. Sting – If It’s Love (5)
4. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (9)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (6)
6. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (7)
7. FINNEAS – The 90s (8)
8. Lorde – Mood Ring (-)
9. Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping (-)
10. Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Rod Stewart – One More Time (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Young Bombs featuring JORDY – Summer In Brooklyn

Chart Notes:

  • For the second week in a row, “Cold Heart” leads my personal chart for Elton John and Dua Lipa. The latest release from Ed Sheeran is the Biggest Mover in the countdown, as “Shivers” jumps from 36-21 and paces well ahead of other notable moves for songs from Duran Duran and Kacey Musgraves, among others. Coming in at #38, this week’s only debut is from MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers with “Silk Chiffon”. The latter artist has never previously appeared on my chart, but the trio ranked at #1 for two weeks in 2017 with “I Know A Place”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 12, 2021

The coldest chart-topper of the year.

DEBUTS
40. John Mayer – Wild Blue
39. Andy Grammer – Damn It Feels Good To Be Me
38. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby
36. Ed Sheeran – Shivers | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
27. Duran Duran – Anniversary (34)
17. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (27) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Milky Chance – Colorado (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (05) | PEAK: #05
08. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (07) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
07. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (06) | PEAK: #05
06. Silk Sonic – Skate (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (08) | PEAK: #05
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
02. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (04) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (3)
2. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon (-)
3. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
4. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (6)
5. Sting – If It’s Love (5)
6. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (7)
7. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (8)
8. FINNEAS – The 90s (-)
9. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (-)
10. Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame (-)

In The Mix:
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure (new)
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac
Little Mix – Love (Sweet Love)
Lorde – Mood Ring
Mimi Webb – 24/5 (new)
Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Young Bombs featuring JORDY – Summer In Brooklyn (new)

Chart Notes:

  • It leaped from 34-21-10-4 over the last month, but this week, “Cold Heart” hits the top spot on my personal chart for Elton John and Dua Lipa. The song is the first #1 on my list for the legendary John and the record-breaking tenth for Lipa, who knocks her own “Love Again” off the top and down to #2. Two songs tie for this week’s Biggest Mover: up ten spots, “Justified” jumps from 27-17 for Kacey Musgraves, while the reunited ABBA climbs from 40-30 with “Don’t Shut Me Down”. Four songs reach the top 40 this week, all performed by solo men: Ed Sheeran has the top new entry at #36 with “Shivers”, Troye Sivan is in at #38 with “Angel Baby”, Andy Grammer debuts at #39 with “Damn It Feels Good To Be Me” and John Mayer lands at #40 with “Wild Blue”. The four have a combined eight prior #1 hits on my chart between them: Mayer with three, Sheeran and Sivan with two and Grammer with one.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 10, 2006

“Too” many good songs.

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 15 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of September 10, 2006…

Debuts:
40. ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “Rudebox”

Biggest Mover(s):
JOSH HOGE, “360” (36-28, eight spots)

10. UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF GIANTS, “Mama’s Room” (down 1)
Album: Under The Influence Of Giants (2006, Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for five weeks

09. DANIEL POWTER, “Free Loop (One Night Stand)” (down 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks (2005)

08. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (down 2)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) and ten weeks (2006)

07. THE FRAY, “How To Save A Life” (up 3)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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

05. JOJO, “Too Little Too Late” (steady, third week)
Album: The High Road (2006, BlackGround Records)
Peak: #5 for four weeks

04. DANIEL POWTER, “Jimmy Gets High” (down 3)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. TEDDY GIEGER, “These Walls” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Underage Thinking (2006, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

02. JOHN MAYER, “Waiting On The World To Change” (up 2)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 5, 2021

Labor Day lovin’.

DEBUTS
40. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down
37. ABBA – I Still Have Faith In You
34. Duran Duran – Anniversary | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. The Script – I Want It All (37)
27. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (35) | BIGGEST MOVER
23. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move (28)
04. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (10)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Coldplay – Higher Power (09) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
09. Silk Sonic – Skate (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (04) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
06. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (05) | PEAK: #05
05. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (10) | PEAK: #04
03. John Mayer – Last Train Home (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (4)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (3)
5. Sting – If It’s Love (-)
6. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (-)
7. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (5)
8. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (8)
9. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (6)
10. Maisie Peters – Psycho (7)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac (new)
Little Mix – Love (Sweet Love) (new)
Lorde – Mood Ring
OneRepublic – Someday
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Another week, another round of chart wins for Dua Lipa! This time around, “Love Again” holds at #1 for the fifth week, while “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) continues its fast ascent with a move from 10-4. Now, will Lipa replace herself at the top? It seems pretty likely, but we’ll see what plays out soon. Lifting from 35-27, Kacey Musgraves earns the Biggest Mover in the countdown with “Justified”. Duran Duran has the week’s Highest Debut with a new single from their upcoming album Future Past: at #34, that’s “Anniversary”. This track follows “Invisible”, which recently got to #3. The two other entries are from one act, a legendary Swedish quartet with their first studio album in 40 years: ABBA. “I Still Have Faith In You” and “Don’t Shut Me Down” debut at #37 and #40, respectively, which are both featured on their upcoming album Voyage.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 29, 2021

“Love” for the month.

DEBUTS
37. The Script – I Want It All
35. Kacey Musgraves – Justified | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move (36)
26. Shawn Mendes & Tainy – Summer Of Love (35)
23. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (31)
10. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (21) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (21) | PEAK: #10
09. Coldplay – Higher Power (08) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
08. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
05. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
03. John Mayer – Last Train Home (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (4)
4. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (6)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (5)
6. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (7)
7. Maisie Peters – Psycho (8)
8. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (10)
9. Alesso & Marshmello featuring James Bay – Chasing Stars (9)
10. Lorde – Mood Ring (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame (new)
Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours
OneRepublic – Someday (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges (new)

Chart Notes:

  • The end of August doesn’t mean the end of a spectacular run on my personal chart for Dua Lipa, as “Love Again” remains at #1 for the fourth week and “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) leaps from 21-10, making it the Biggest Mover for the second week in a row. Two new releases debut on my chart, both by acts who have previously reached the top spot: Kacey Musgraves is in at #35 with “Justified”, while The Script starts at #37 with “I Want It All”. A new album (Star-Crossed) from Musgraves is due on September 10, while the trio’s first compilation (Tales From The Script: Greatest Hits) hits October 1.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 22, 2021

“Again” and again, it reigns.

DEBUTS
36. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move
35. Shawn Mendes & Tainy – Summer Of Love | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (40)
33. Conan Gray – People Watching (38)
31. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (36)
21. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (34) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Lorde – Solar Power (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (06) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Olivia Holt – Next (3)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (4)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (10)
6. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (6)
7. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (8)
8. Maisie Peters – Psycho (7)
9. Alesso & Marshmello featuring James Bay – Chasing Stars (-)
10. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (-)

In The Mix:
Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (new)
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours (new)

Chart Notes:

  • It’s another super week on my personal chart for Dua Lipa, as “Love Again” spends a third week at #1 and “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) lifts from 34-21, easily taking the Biggest Mover title this week. Two buzzing collaborations reach the countdown this week, with Shawn Mendes and Tainy coming in the highest at #35 with “Summer Of Love”. The tune is nearing the top 30 at both the Hot AC and Top 40 radio formats. A spot lower, “Move” lands at #36 for Santana, Rob Thomas and American Authors. In 1999, Santana and Thomas reached #2 on my chart with their classic “Smooth”. Will the cut from the 74-year-old legend’s forthcoming album Blessings And Miracles perform as smoothly? Stay tuned.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 15, 2021

“Love” gets chilly.

DEBUTS
40. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
38. Conan Gray – People Watching
34. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
20. Silk Sonic – Skate (28) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. Coldplay – Higher Power (04) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (2)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (1)
3. Olivia Holt – Next (4)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (6)
5. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (5)
6. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (10)
7. Maisie Peters – Psycho (8)
8. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (9)
9. Ralph – Tommy (7)
10. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (-)

In The Mix:
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love

Chart Notes:

  • In a top ten that is largely frozen from last week, Dua Lipa spends a second week at #1 with “Love Again”. Silk Sonic are in the groove with a move from 28-20 with “Skate”, earning it the Biggest Mover title for the second week running. The aforementioned Lipa appears on this week’s highest new entry: landing at #34, she and Elton John duet on “Cold Heart”. At 74, John is one of two soloists over the age of 70 on the list, the other being 73-year-old Steve Winwood. Coming in at #38, Conan Gray picks up his fourth top 40 song with “People Watching”. Lastly, at #40, Billie Eilish is new with the title track off her recent chart-topping album Happier Than Ever.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 8, 2021

Some personal chart love… again.

DEBUTS
40. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Silk Sonic – Skate (39) | BIGGEST MOVER
27. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (33)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (1)
2. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (2)
3. Conan Gray – People Watching (6)
4. Olivia Holt – Next (4)
5. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (3)
6. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (7)
7. Ralph – Tommy (8)
8. Maisie Peters – Psycho (9)
9. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (-)
10. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (-)

In The Mix:
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (new)
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Pop star Dua Lipa is back at the top of my personal chart with her ninth tune to reach the summit: “Love Again”, jumping from 3-1. Her latest single becomes the record-extending sixth #1 song taken from the original version of her Future Nostalgia album. With her ninth #1 hit overall, she is tied with Coldplay and Taylor Swift, who are also at that threshold. Silk Sonic are skating up the countdown from 39-28 with “Skate”, becoming the Biggest Mover of the week. On the bottom of the list, we have one debut this week: a recent viral song from independent newcomer Vaultboy. “Everything Sucks” sneaks in at #40.

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