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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 4, 2016

The songs that are makin’ me listen.

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 September 4, 2016…

Debuts:
38. ELLIE GOULDING, “Still Falling For You”
37. JORDAN FISHER, “Lookin’ Like That”

Biggest Mover(s):
CODY FRY, “Go” (39-31, eight spots)

10. KATY PERRY, “Rise” (steady, second week)
Album: (single only) (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. LUKAS GRAHAM, “Mama Said” (up 4)
Album: Lukas Graham (2015, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #9

08. BRITNEY SPEARS featuring G-EAZY, “Make Me…” (up 1)
Album: Glory (2016, RCA Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. SERENA RYDER, “Got Your Number” (up 5)
Album: Utopia (2017, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. TROYE SIVAN featuring ALESSIA CARA, “Wild” (steady, second week)
Album: Blue Neighbourhood (2015, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. PASSENGER, “Somebody’s Love” (down 2)
Album: Young As The Morning, Old As The Sea (2016, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. BASTILLE, “Good Grief” (steady, second week)
Album: Wild World (2016, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. PHANTOGRAM, “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” (up 2)
Album: Three (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. SHAWN MENDES, “Treat You Better” (steady, second week)
Album: Illuminate (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. WRABEL, “11 Blocks” (steady, third week)
Album: We Could Be Beautiful (EP) (2017, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 27, 2014

Travelling the musical map.

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 July 27, 2014…

Debuts:
40. MAUSI, “My Friend Has A Swimming Pool”
39. FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS, “Fools Gold”
30. THE SCRIPT, “Superheroes”

Biggest Mover:
MARY LAMBERT, “Secrets” (38-29, nine spots)

10. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (down 4)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

09. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (down 4)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

08. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Believer” (up 1)
Album: Oh, What A Life (2014, Mercury Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. TRAIN, “Angel In Blue Jeans” (up 1)
Album: Bulletproof Picasso (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

06. CHARLI XCX, “Boom Clap” (up 4)
Album: The Fault In Our Stars (Soundtrack) and Sucker (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

05. MAROON 5, “Maps” (up 2)
Album: V (2015, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge” (down 2)
Album: The Bridge (2014, Independent)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Burning Gold” (up 1)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (up 1)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 23, 2013

A particularly brave and lucky chart.

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 June 23, 2013…

Debuts:
40. THE CIVIL WARS, “The One That Got Away”
39. JOHN NEWMAN, “Love Me Again”
38. TOM ODELL, “Another Love”

Biggest Movers:
FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “What If” (29-21, eight spots)

10. DANIEL POWTER, “Crazy All My Life” (down 2)
Album: Turn On The Lights (2012, International Solutions/Avex/Capitol Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

09. PLAIN WHITE T’S, “Should’ve Gone To Bed” (steady, second week)
Album: Should’ve Gone To Bed (EP) (2013, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #9 for three weeks

08. KELLY CLARKSON, “People Like Us” (down 1)
Album: Greatest Hits – Chapter One (2012, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. SARA BAREILLES, “Brave” (up 5)
Album: The Blessed Unrest (2013, Epic Records)
Peak: #4

06. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Mirrors” (down 2)
Album: The 20/20 Experience (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

05. WALK OFF THE EARTH, “Red Hands” (up 1)
Album: R.E.V.O. (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. BRUNO MARS, “Treasure” (up 1)
Album: Unorthodox Jukebox (2012, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

03. FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE featuring NELLY, “Cruise (Remix)” (steady, second week)
Album: Here’s To The Good Times… This Is How We Roll (2013, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. DAFT PUNK featuring PHARRELL WILLIAMS, “Get Lucky” (steady, third week)
Album: Random Access Memories (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

01. PASSENGER, “Let Her Go” (steady, seventh week)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk/Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for twelve weeks

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 23, 2021

Drunk (and their home is my chart.)

DEBUTS
40. Bella Poarch – Build A Bitch
38. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song
36. Duran Duran – Invisible
33. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
22. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (27)
20. P!nk – All I Know So Far (26)
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (15)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (07) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
09. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (06) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (15) | PEAK: #08
07. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (03) | PEAK: #02
02. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
01. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (2)
2. January Jane – Versions Of You (1)
3. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (7)
4. Noah Kahan – Part Of Me (10)
5. Years & Years – Starstruck (3)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (4)
7. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (9)
8. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (-)
9. Marshmello x Jonas Brothers – Leave Before You Love Me (-)
10. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (6)

In The Mix:
Allison Ponthier – Harshest Critic
Camino – Burning Fire
Dayglow – Medicine (new)
Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem (new)
Garbage – Wolves (new)
Holly Humberstone – The Walls Are Way Too Thin (new)
Jillian Rossi – Fever Dream
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man
Leon Bridges – Motorbike
Lukas Graham – Happy For You
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Rozzi – I Can’t Go To The Party
Tones And I – Won’t Sleep
Years & Years and Elton John – It’s A Sin

Chart Notes:

  • There’s a duo at #1 on my personal chart this week… except it’s not Silk Sonic, who have been at the top spot for the last three weeks. Climbing from 2-1 on the countdown, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” is the first song to reach the top of my list for both Elle King and Miranda Lambert. The tune heads for adds at Country radio in three weeks, while it continues its ascent towards the top 20 at Hot AC radio. From the album Sour, this week’s Biggest Mover is “Good 4 U”, soaring from 38-28 for Olivia Rodrigo. Four tracks are new to the top 40 this time around, with several former #1 acts among them. Coming in at #33, a new single from Bleachers called “Stop Making This Hurt” claims the Highest Debut of the bunch. Jack Antonoff has five chart-toppers to his credit: three as a member of fun. and two leading Bleachers. Duran Duran is visible at #36 with “Invisible”, the lead single from their upcoming 15th studio album. It’s been six years since the group last appeared at the summit with the Janelle Monáe and Nile Rodgers-assisted “Pressure Off”, which spent five weeks there. In at #38 this week, Anne-Marie and Niall Horan duet on “Our Song”, which impacts at the Hot AC format this coming Monday. Finally, TikTok star and singer Bella Poarch is in at #40 with her very first release: “Build A Bitch”, which is coming off a viral music video and plenty of social media buzz.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 16, 2021

More behind the “Door”.

DEBUTS
38. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U
33. Katy Perry – Electric | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
26. P!nk – All I Know So Far (31)
18. Billie Eilish – Your Power (23)
15. Coldplay – Higher Power (24) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (05) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
06. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (07) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
05. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (02) | PEAK: #02
02. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. January Jane – Versions Of You (1)
2. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (2)
3. Years & Years – Starstruck (3)
4. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (4)
5. Bella Poarch – Build A B*tch (-)
6. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (6)
7. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (-)
8. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (7)
9. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (9)
10. Noah Kahan – Part Of Me (-)

In The Mix:
Allison Ponthier – Harshest Critic (new)
Anderson East – Madelyn
Anitta – Girl From Rio
Camino – Burning Fire
Jillian Rossi – Fever Dream
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man (new)
Leon Bridges – Motorbike (new)
Lukas Graham – Happy For You (new)
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Rozzi – I Can’t Go To The Party (new)
Tom Gregory – River
Tones And I – Won’t Sleep (new)
Years & Years and Elton John – It’s A Sin (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Silk Sonic once again resides at the top spot on my personal chart with “Leave The Door Open”, now in its third week there. Coldplay easily earns the Biggest Mover title this week with “Higher Power”, advancing from its high debut at #24 last week and into the #15 spot. Chart mainstay Katy Perry shocks the survey with “Electric”, which charges in at #33 as the Highest Debut in the countdown. It’s the most recent tune to be released in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise. Meanwhile, Olivia Rodrigo‘s third top 40 hit from the Sour album enters sweetly at #38. “Good 4 U” is currently receiving unsolicited airplay at the Top 40 radio format.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 9, 2021

“Open” to a second week on top.

DEBUTS
40. OneRepublic – Run
38. Barenaked Ladies – Flip
31. P!nk – All I Know So Far
24. Coldplay – Higher Power | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (33)
25. Ben Platt – Imagine (32)
23. Billie Eilish – Your Power (35) | BIGGEST MOVER
16. Mimi Webb – Good Without (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (04) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
06. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (03) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
04. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (07) | PEAK: #04
03. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. January Jane – Versions Of You (5)
2. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (7)
3. Years & Years – Starstruck (4)
4. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (6)
5. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
6. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (10)
7. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (9)
8. Anderson East – Madelyn (8)
9. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (-)
10. Camino – Burning Fire (-)

In The Mix:
Anitta – Girl From Rio
Jillian Rossi – Fever Dream (new)
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Silk Sonic (the new project featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) keeps the door closed to visitors, as “Leave The Door Open” spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart. The song is currently in the top ten at five different radio formats, though a sixth is on the way soon. After checking in at #35 on last week’s chart, Billie Eilish jumps to #23 with “Your Power”, which takes the Biggest Mover honors. Speaking of power, Coldplay has a really powerful start at #24 with “Higher Power”, this week’s Highest Debut of the four in the countdown. P!nk also has a fairly high debut at #31 with “All I Know So Far”, a new song and the title cut from the soundtrack to her upcoming documentary, which is due on Amazon in two weeks. Debuting at #38, the Barenaked Ladies return to the chart with “Flip”, which marks their first time in the region since the summer of 2013. Finally, OneRepublic is also back and entering at #40 with “Run”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 2, 2021

An extra silky chart-topper.

DEBUTS
37. Alec Benjamin – The Way You Felt
35. Billie Eilish – Your Power | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (38)
32. Ben Platt – Imagine (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
30. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love (35)
24. Mimi Webb – Good Without (31) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks
19. The Band CAMINO – 1 Last Cigarette (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (06) | PEAK: #02
07. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (04) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
02. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (1)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (4)
4. Years & Years – Starstruck (7)
5. January Jane – Versions Of You (8)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (5)
7. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (10)
8. Anderson East – Madelyn (-)
9. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (-)
10. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (-)

In The Mix:
Anitta – Girl From Rio (new)
Camino – Burning Fire (new)
James Arthur – Medicine
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • The new duo of Silk Sonic (a collaborative project from Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) opens the door and peeks inside to find their very first #1 hit on my personal chart in “Leave The Door Open”, which rises from 2-1. Last month, the tune also topped the Billboard Hot 100 survey. A full studio album from the two performers is expected to be released later this year. Two recent entries from Ben Platt and Mimi Webb are tied for the Biggest Mover, up seven spots. A couple of new tunes also check into the countdown from Billie Eilish and Alec Benjamin: “Your Power” and “The Way You Felt” are off to a nice start at #35 and #37, respectively.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 25, 2021

Attention, all Passenger.

DEBUTS
39. Ben Platt – Imagine
38. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Mimi Webb – Good Without (37) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (07) | PEAK: #07
09. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (06) | PEAK: #02
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (02) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (3)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Zak Abel – Be Kind (1)
4. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (10)
5. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (6)
6. Addison Rae – Obsessed (4)
7. Years & Years – Starstruck (9)
8. January Jane – Versions Of You (5)
9. Demi Lovato featuring Ariana Grande – Met Him Last Night (8)
10. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (-)

In The Mix:
Anderson East – Madelyn
Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together
James Arthur – Medicine
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Passenger spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Sword From The Stone”, as songs by Silk Sonic (#2) and Dua Lipa (#3) keep knocking at the door to the top. We’ll see if it opens up by next weekend. In a slow week for notable movers, Mimi Webb takes the Biggest Mover title, climbing from 37-31 with “Good Without”. Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae earn this week’s Highest Debut with “You”, which comes in at #38. The collaboration is finding good support at both Dance and Top 40 radio, making it an early contender for the Song Of The Summer. Ben Platt also debuts at #39 with “Imagine”, a single which impacts at Hot AC radio on Monday. This is his second top 40 entry on my chart to date.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 27, 2014

Firin’ up the flashback machine.

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 April 27, 2014…

Debuts:
37. SLAM DUNK’D featuring CHROMEO & AL-P (f/k/a DISCO MYSTERY), “No Price”
36. PASSENGER, “Heart’s On Fire”

25. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge”

Biggest Mover(s):
ED SHEERAN, “Sing” (up 18-11, seven spots)

10. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JESS GLYNNE, “Rather Be” (steady, second week)
Album: New Eyes (2014, Big Beat/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

09. BASTILLE, “Bad Blood” (down 4)
Album: Bad Blood (2013, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

08. DJ CASSIDY featuring JESSIE J & ROBIN THICKE, “Calling All Hearts” (down 2)
Album: (single only) (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (up 2)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. NEON TREES, “Sleeping With A Friend” (down 2)
Album: Pop Psychology (2014, Island Records/IDJMG)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

05. RIXTON, “Me And My Broken Heart” (up 2)
Album: Let The Road (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (up 4)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

03. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Raging Fire” (steady, second week)
Album: Behind The Light (2014, 19/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

02. BLEACHERS, “I Wanna Get Better” (steady, second week)
Album: Strange Desire (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. COLDPLAY, “Magic” (steady, third week)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 18, 2021

“Stone” rolls to the top.

DEBUTS
38. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love
37. Mimi Webb – Good Without | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. AJ Mitchell – Stop (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
32. Sofia Carson – Fool’s Gold (37)
18. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (24) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks
10. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (16) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (16) | PEAK: #10
09. JESSIA – I’m Not Pretty (06) | PEAK: #05
08. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (04) | PEAK: #02
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (09) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (01) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
01. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Zak Abel – Be Kind (1)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (3)
4. Addison Rae – Obsessed (4)
5. January Jane – Versions Of You (7)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (6)
7. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (-)
8. Demi Lovato featuring Ariana Grande – Met Him Last Night (9)
9. Years & Years – Starstruck (10)
10. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (-)

In The Mix:
Anderson East – Madelyn
Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together
James Arthur – Medicine
James TW – Butterflies
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (new)
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Passenger takes the driver’s seat on my personal chart and earns his sixth #1 song to date with “Sword From The Stone”, moving from 2-1 and replacing Olivia Rodrigo‘s “Driver’s Seat” after its lengthy eight week run at the top. Passenger last charted at #1 in August 2016 with “Somebody’s Love”, but is best known for “Let Her Go”, which became my top song of 2013 with a 12-week reign at the summit. The week’s new entries are by Mimi Webb and Tom Grennan: “Good Without” and “Little Bit Of Love” debut at #37 and #38, respectively. Both are current top 20 singles in the United Kingdom, with the latter appearing in the top ten.

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