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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 4, 2009

We’ve “Gone” back again.

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 October 4, 2009…

Debuts:
39. LEONA LEWIS, “Happy”

Biggest Mover(s):
NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone” (37-25, twelve spots)

10. TRAIN, “Hey, Soul Sister” (up 1)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

09. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (up 1)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

08. DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (down 3)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. UNCLE KRACKER, “Smile” (steady, second week)
Album: Happy Hour (2009, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

06. MIKA, “We Are Golden” (steady, second week)
Album: The Boy Who Knew Too Much (2009, Casablanca/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (down 1)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (up 5)
Album: Crazy Love (2009, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Fallin’ For You” (steady, second week)
Album: Breakthrough (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “Chances” (steady, third week)
Album: Slice (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. GARY GO, “Wonderful” (steady, third week)
Album: Gary Go (2008, Decca 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 4, 2019

Summer gets the fall going.

Call all your friends… we have lots of releases on the schedule this week, including plenty of albums by emerging artists and cool tracks from upcoming projects. Here are all the top new albums and singles hitting stores this Friday:

BRANTLEY GILBERT – Fire & Brimstone (iTunes)
Features: “What Happens In A Small Town”, a duet with Lindsay Ell that currently sits in the top ten at Country radio

SUMMER WALKER – Over It (iTunes)
Features: “Girls Need Love”, a collaboration with Drake that hit the top five at Urban radio, and the follow-up single “Playing Games”

Notable albums out this week: Angel Olsen‘s All Mirrors (iTunes), BANNERS‘s Where The Shadow Ends (iTunes), Chris Brown‘s Indigo (Extended) (iTunes), Dermot Kennedy‘s Without Fear (iTunes), Jez Dior‘s Handle With Care (iTunes), Joshua Radin‘s Here, Right Now (iTunes), Kevin Griffin‘s Anywhere You Go (iTunes), Kim Petras‘s Turn Off The Light (iTunes), MIKA‘s My Name Is Michael Holbrook (iTunes), RuthAnne‘s Matters Of The Heart (iTunes), Sabrina Claudio‘s Truth Is (iTunes), The Avett Brothers‘s Closer Than Together (iTunes), The Darkness‘s Easter Is Cancelled (iTunes), Wilco‘s Ode To Joy (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Akon‘s El Negreeto (iTunes), Bülow‘s The Contender (iTunes), Carlos Vara‘s Have You Ever Seen A Boy Break Down? (iTunes), Caroline Kole‘s Freaking Out! (iTunes), FINNEAS‘s Blood Harmony (iTunes), Gesaffelstein‘s Novo Sonic System (iTunes), Maisie Peters‘s It’s Your Bed Babe, It’s Your Funeral (iTunes), Molly Rainford‘s Commitment (iTunes), SuperM‘s SuperM (The 1st Mini Album) (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2 Years”, Thomston (iTunes)
“10,000 Hours”, Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber (iTunes)
“All This Music Must Fade”, The Who (iTunes)
“Barcelona (Acoustic)”, Brother Leo (iTunes)
“Becoming”, Diana Gordon (iTunes)
“Better Half Of Me”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Body”, Isaac Dunbar (iTunes)
“Bottom Bitch”, Doja Cat (iTunes)
“Breathe”, James Arthur (iTunes)
“Can I Be Forgiven”, Highasakite (iTunes)
“Cat Pack”, AJ Tracey (iTunes)
“Champions”, James Blunt (iTunes)
“Cheating On You”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“Closure”, Aaron Taos (iTunes)
“Cry For Me”, Camila Cabello (iTunes)
“Death Stranding”, CHVRCHES (iTunes)
“Diamonds”, Scarypoolparty (iTunes)
“Did I Ever Tell You?”, Tipling Rock (iTunes)
“Dip My Heart In Confetti”, Lxandra (iTunes)
“Don’t Get Me Started”, Pia Mia featuring Gunna & Carnage (iTunes)
“Don’t Let Me Go”, Armin Van Buuren featuring Matluck (iTunes)
“Don’t Leave Me Lonely (Claptone Remix)”, Mark Ronson featuring YEBBA (iTunes)
“Far Away”, Jessie Reyez (iTunes)
“Figured Out”, Fleur East (iTunes)
“Forces”, Jill Andrews (iTunes)
“Forgive”, Gnash (iTunes)
“Forgotten Eyes”, Big Thief (iTunes)
“Getaway Car”, Carly Rose (iTunes)
“Good Day”, Surfaces (iTunes)
“Gucci Pajamas”, Guapdad 4000 featuring Chance The Rapper & Charlie Wilson (iTunes)
“Heartworks”, Wingtip (iTunes)
“Highest In The Room”, Travis Scott (iTunes)
“Hit The Back”, King Princess (iTunes)
“Honey Glazed”, Easypeel (iTunes)
“Hurt.”, Paul Rey (iTunes)
“I Could Get Used To This”, Martin Jensen & Malte Ebert (iTunes)
“Instagram (R3HAB Remix)”, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike featuring David Guetta, Daddy Yankee, Natti Natasha & Afro Bros (iTunes)
“Jealous”, Jessica Mauboy (iTunes)
“Jump”, David Guetta & GLOWINTHEDARK (iTunes)
“Just Because”, Dido (iTunes)
“Know Me Too Well”, New Hope Club & Danna Paola (iTunes)
“Legacy”, Mike Posner & Talib Kweli (iTunes)
“Let Him Go”, JUNG featuring Clara Mae (iTunes)
“Let It Go”, Jarryd James (iTunes)
“Like This”, Breathe Carolina (iTunes)
“Lonely”, R.LUM.R (iTunes)
“Long Game”, Gavin Haley (iTunes)
“Louis”, Take A Daytrip featuring Jesse (iTunes)
“Mad”, Brandon Colbein (iTunes)
“Mistakes”, Fergus James (iTunes)
“Mobb’n”, Kash Doll (iTunes)
“Nice To Meet Ya”, Niall Horan (iTunes)
“Nothing Else (When I Think Of You)”, Joe Stone (iTunes)
“One Two Things”, Party Pupils & Louis Futon featuring TOBi (iTunes)
“Problems”, DeathByRomy (iTunes)
“Ride”, YK Osiris featuring Kehlani (iTunes)
“Send It”, Steve Aoki & Will Sparks (iTunes)
“Sims”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Someone’s Someone”, Monsta X (iTunes)
“South Of The Border (Sam Feldt Remix)”, Ed Sheeran featuring Camila Cabello & Cardi B (iTunes)
“Superman”, Youngr (iTunes)
“The Bones”, Maren Morris & Hozier (iTunes)
“The Kids Are Coming (To Take You Down)”, Third Eye Blind (iTunes)
“The Last Time (Acoustic)”, The Script (iTunes)
“This Could Be Love”, Violet Skies (iTunes)
“Tokyo Ghoul”, Highly Suspect featuring Young Thug & Terrible Johnny (iTunes)
“Triggered (Remix)”, Jhené Aiko featuring 21 Savage & Summer Walker (iTunes)
“Used To You”, Ali Gatie (iTunes)
“War”, Pop Smoke featuring Lil Tjay (iTunes)
“Waste Your Time”, Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“Wasted Time”, Juke Ross (iTunes)
“Way Down”, Tim McGraw featuring Shy Carter (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from artists like Cody Jinks, Fantasia, Wale 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: February 4, 2007

Don’t be Blue, it’s 2007.

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 February 4, 2007…

Debuts:
40. LILY ALLEN, “Smile”

37. MODEST MOUSE, “Dashboard”

Biggest Mover(s):
ROB THOMAS, “Little Wonders” (38-32)
ROBBIE WILLIAMS with PET SHOP BOYS, “She’s Madonna” (37-31)
JUST JACK, “Starz In Their Eyes” (34-28)
KATHARINE MCPHEE, “Over It” (31-25, six spots)

10. MIKA, “Grace Kelly” (steady, second week)
Album: Life In Cartoon Motion (2007, Casablanca Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. THE FRAY, “Look After You” (steady, second week)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #2

08. JOHN MAYER, “Belief” (steady, second week)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Hurt” (down 2)
Album: Back To Basics (2006, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for four weeks

06. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (up 1)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

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

04. AUGUSTANA, “Boston” (down 1)
Album: All The Stars And Boulevards (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (down 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

02. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose” (up 4)
Album: Nothing Left To Lose (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, second week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 13, 2009

Drunk on the 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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of September 13, 2009:

Debuts:
40. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “You And Me”
39. INGRID MICHAELSON, “Maybe”

Biggest Mover(s):
MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (37-29, eight spots)

10. MIKA, “We Are Golden” (up 2)
Album: The Boy Who Knew Too Much (2009, Casablanca/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

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

08. UNCLE KRACKER, “Smile” (up 5)
Album: Happy Hour (2009, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

07. GREEN DAY, “21 Guns” (down 1)
Album: 21st Century Breakdown (2009, Reprise Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Fallin’ For You” (up 2)
Album: Breakthrough (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “Chances” (steady, second week)
Album: Slice (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. GARY GO, “Wonderful” (steady, second week)
Album: Gary Go (2008, Decca Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. BOYS LIKE GIRLS, “Love Drunk” (steady, third week)
Album: Love Drunk (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (steady, second week)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (steady, second week)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two 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: September 20, 2009

A “Wonderful” look at 2009.

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 September 20, 2009…

Debuts:
40. MARIAH CAREY, “I Want To Know What Love Is”
39. NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone”

Biggest Mover(s):
MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (29-17, twelve spots)

10. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (up 4)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

09. GREEN DAY, “21 Guns” (down 2)
Album: 21st Century Breakdown (2009, Reprise Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. UNCLE KRACKER, “Smile” (steady, second week)
Album: Happy Hour (2009, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

07. MIKA, “We Are Golden” (up 3)
Album: The Boy Who Knew Too Much (2009, Casablanca/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Fallin’ For You” (steady, second week)
Album: Breakthrough (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. BOYS LIKE GIRLS, “Love Drunk” (down 2)
Album: Love Drunk (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (down 3)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (down 1)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “Chances” (up 3)
Album: Slice (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. GARY GO, “Wonderful” (up 3)
Album: Gary Go (2008, Decca 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 11, 2007

All about that chart "Life".

All about that chart “Life”.

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 February 11, 2007…

Debuts:
39. SCISSOR SISTERS, “She’s My Man”
38. ROBIN THICKE, “Lost Without You”
37. TAYLOR HICKS, “Just To Feel That Way”
35. TAKE THAT, “Shine”

Biggest Movers:
ROB THOMAS, “Little Wonders” (32-23, nine spots)

10. MIKA, “Grace Kelly” (steady, third week)
Album: Life In Cartoon Motion (2007, Casablanca Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. JOHN MAYER, “Belief” (down 1)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. DAUGHTRY, “It’s Not Over” (up 3)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for six weeks

07. THE FRAY, “Look After You” (up 2)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #2

06. AUGUSTANA, “Boston” (down 2)
Album: All The Stars And Boulevards (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

05. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (down 2)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

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

03. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (up 3)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

02. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose” (steady, second week)
Album: Nothing Left To Lose (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, third week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/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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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2015: #60-41

Pop 'til you drop.

Pop ’til you drop.

Here it is, the annual countdown of the top 100 hits based on my weekly personal charts from the first week of December in 2014 to the last week of November in 2015. It was another great year for both chart veterans and newcomers, novelty hits and timeless ballads, country, pop, rock, and everything in between. We have them all, from “Hello” to “No Good In Goodbye”. Now, it is time to say “hello” to the Top 100 and “goodbye” to the year that was 2015.

In the next 20 songs on the countdown, two singers named Jamie (neither of which Ray Parker, Jr. sang about in 1984), a quintet that’s no longer together after just one major-label single, a recent On The Verge track at CHR/Top 40 radio, a song title that is a word away from being a hot Moody Blues remake, and one of the year’s top fidelity anthems that many people deemed “good”. If you’re ready to be tempted with some tantalizing tunes, sit back and listen to the songs ranked #60 through #41:

FLETCHER
060. FLETCHER – “War Paint”
Label: Snapback Entertainment
Album: (single only)
Peak: #12 for two weeks

Jamie Lawson
059. JAMIE LAWSON – “Wasn’t Expecting That”
Label: Gingerbread Man/Elektra
Album: Jamie Lawson
Peak: #12

Mika
058. MIKA – “Talk About You”
Label: Casablanca/Republic
Album: No Place In Heaven
Peak: #11

Fancy Reagan
057. FANCY REAGAN – “Knock Me Out”
Label: Republic
Album: (single only)
Peak: #12 for two weeks

Lions Head
056. LIONS HEAD – “Begging”
Label: Tanz Dich Glücklich/Columbia
Album: (single only)
Peak: #10

Jamie Scott
055. JAMIE SCOTT – “Unbreakable”
Label: Capitol
Album: My Hurricane
Peak: #1 for six weeks [2014 CY]

Mat Kearney
054. MAT KEARNEY – “Billion”
Label: Republic
Album: Just Kids
Peak: #9 for two weeks

Olly Murs
053. OLLY MURS featuring TRAVIE MCCOY – “Wrapped Up”
Label: Columbia
Album: Never Been Better
Peak: #5 for two weeks

Maroon 5
052. MAROON 5 – “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt…”
Label: 222/Interscope
Album: V
Peak: #5

Hoodie Allen and Ed Sheeran
051. HOODIE ALLEN featuring ED SHEERAN – “All About It”
Label: Atlantic
Album: People Keep Talking
Peak: #8 for two weeks

Nate Ruess
050. NATE RUESS – “Great Big Storm”
Label: Fueled By Ramen/RRP
Album: Grand Romantic
Peak: #9 for two weeks

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
049. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS – “High Dive”
Label: Vanguard
Album: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
Peak: #1 for two weeks

Kelly Clarkson
048. KELLY CLARKSON – “Heartbeat Song”
Label: RCA
Album: Piece By Piece
Peak: #9 for three weeks

Matt Woods
047. MATT WOODS – “In The Dark”
Label: Sticky Company
Album: In The Dark (EP)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

Gavin James
046. GAVIN JAMES – “Bitter Pill”
Label: Capitol
Album: (single only)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

Conrad Sewell
045. CONRAD SEWELL – “Hold Me Up”
Label: 300 Entertainment
Album: (single only)
Peak: #9

Andy Grammer
044. ANDY GRAMMER – “Honey, I’m Good”
Label: S-Curve/Hollywood
Album: Magazines Or Novels
Peak: #9 for two weeks

Matt Nathanson
043. MATT NATHANSON – “Gold In The Summertime”
Label: Vanguard
Album: Show Me Your Fangs
Peak: #9 for three weeks

Taylor Swift
042. TAYLOR SWIFT – “Wildest Dreams”
Label: Big Machine/Republic
Album: (single only)
Peak: #2

Take That
041. TAKE THAT – “These Days”
Label: Polydor (U.K.)
Album: III
Peak: #1 for one week

Tomorrow, we’ll reveal #’s 40 through 31, so check back then! You can always follow and listen to the Top 100 reveal on Spotify.

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