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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: November 29, 2015

It’s all “Love” in 2015.

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 November 29, 2015:

Debuts:
40. LUKAS GRAHAM, “7 Years”
39. MARIANAS TRENCH, “One Love”
38. DURAN DURAN, “What Are The Chances?”
37. ST. LUCIA, “Dancing On Glass”
35. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away”

Biggest Mover(s):
CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Your Type” (40-31, nine spots)

10. SARA BAREILLES, “She Used To Be Mine” (steady, third week)
Album: What’s Inside: Songs From Waitress (2015, Epic Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. ONE DIRECTION, “Drag Me Down” down 1)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. ONE DIRECTION, “Perfect” (up 3)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

07. THE 1975, “Love Me” (steady, second week)
Album: I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (2015, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

06. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Wildest Dreams” (down 2)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #2

05. BANNERS, “Shine A Light” (steady, second week)
Album: BANNERS (2015, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #4

04. COLDPLAY, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (up 2)
Album: A Head Full Of Dreams (2015, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “High Dive” (down 1)
Album: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness (2015, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. ELLIE GOULDING, “On My Mind” (up 1)
Album: Delirium (2015, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. ADELE, “Hello” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 25, 2012

“Hall” to the chief.

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 November 25, 2012:

Debuts:
40. MATT CARDLE, “Anyone Else”
39. KYLIE MINOGUE, “On A Night Like This (Abbey Road Sessions)”
37. TRAIN, “Mermaid”
34. ONE DIRECTION, “Little Things”

Biggest Mover(s):
MATCHBOX TWENTY, “Overjoyed” (29-19, ten spots)

10. JASON MRAZ, “93 Million Miles” (up 3)
Album: Love Is A Four Letter Word (2012, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (down 3)
Album: Red (2012, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

08. ONEREPUBLIC, “Feel Again” (down 1)
Album: Native (2013, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

07. P!NK, “Try” (up 5)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

06. ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “Candy” (up 2)
Album: Take The Crown (2012, Farrell Music/Universal Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

05. THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame” (steady, third week)
Album: #3 (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. ANDY GRAMMER, “Miss Me” (down 2)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. ONE DIRECTION, “Live While We’re Young” (down 1)
Album: Take Me Home (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2

02. FUN., “Carry On” (up 2)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

01. ADELE, “Skyfall” (steady, third week)
Album: Skyfall – Single (2012, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 16, 2011

“Nothing” like a flashback.

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 October 16, 2011…

Debuts:
40. CADY GROVES, “This Little Girl”
39. EVANESCENCE, “My Heart Is Broken”
38. AVRIL LAVIGNE, “Wish You Were Here”
33. THE FRAY, “Heartbeat”

Biggest Mover(s):
KATY PERRY, “The One That Got Away” (38-30)
DAUGHTRY, “Crawling Back To You” (27-19, eight spots)

10. BLAKE SHELTON, “God Gave Me You” (steady, second week)
Album: Red River Blue (2011, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. KELLY CLARKSON, “Mr. Know It All” (up 3)
Album: Stronger (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #3

08. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “We Owned The Night” (up 6)
Album: Own The Night (2011, Capitol Nashville Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

07. OLLY MURS, “Heart Skips A Beat” (down 1)
Album: In Case You Didn’t Know (2011, Syco/Epic Records – U.K.) and Right Place Right Time (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

06. WILL YOUNG, “Jealousy” (down 3)
Album: Echoes (2011, RCA Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Brighter Than The Sun” (down 1)
Album: All Of You (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. COLDPLAY, “Paradise” (up 5)
Album: Mylo Xyloto (2011, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. ONE DIRECTION, “What Makes You Beautiful” (up 2)
Album: Up All Night (2011, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Nothing” (down 1)
Album: Science & Faith (2011, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. ADELE, “Someone Like You” (up 1)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 13, 2015

Lighting up the charts in 2015.

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 three years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 13, 2015…

Debuts:
40. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Pride”
39. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Oasis”
37. MICHAEL BUBLE, “The More You Give (The More You’ll Have)”

Biggest Mover(s):
ADELE, “When We Were Young” (35-21, fourteen spots)

10. GWEN STEFANI, “Used To Love You” (up 1)
Album: This Is What The Truth Feels Like (2016, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

09. ROB THOMAS, “Hold On Forever” (up 1)
Album: The Great Unknown (2015, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #9

08. DNCE, “Cake By The Ocean” (up 1)
Album: DNCE (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #4

07. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “High Dive” (down 3)
Album: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness (2015, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. THE 1975, “Love Me” (steady, second week)
Album: I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (2015, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. ONE DIRECTION, “Perfect” (up 2)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

04. BANNERS, “Shine A Light” (up 1)
Album: BANNERS (2015, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #4

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

02. ELLIE GOULDING, “On My Mind” (steady, third week)
Album: Delirium (2015, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. ADELE, “Hello” (steady, fourth week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 2, 2012

“Try” to picture this playlist.

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 December 2, 2012…

Debuts:
40. CHRISTINA AGUILERA featuring BLAKE SHELTON, “Just A Fool”

Biggest Mover(s):
TRAIN, “Mermaid” (up 37-25, twelve spots)

10. LIFEHOUSE featuring NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Between The Raindrops” (up 1)
Album: Almería (2012, Geffen Records)
Peak: #7

09. OLLY MURS, “Troublemaker” (up 5)
Album: Right Place, Right Time (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

08. JASON MRAZ, “93 Million Miles” (up 2)
Album: Love Is A Four Letter Word (2012, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

07. THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame” (down 2)
Album: #3 (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. ANDY GRAMMER, “Miss Me” (down 2)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. ONE DIRECTION, “Live While We’re Young” (down 2)
Album: Take Me Home (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2

04. ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “Candy” (up 2)
Album: Take The Crown (2012, Farrell Music/Universal Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

03. P!NK, “Try” (up 4)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

02. ADELE, “Skyfall” (down 1)
Album: Skyfall – Single (2012, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. FUN., “Carry On” (up 1)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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