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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 17, 2013

“Kiss” on *my* list.

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 March 17, 2013…

Debuts:
40. ZAC BROWN BAND, “Goodbye In Her Eyes”
36. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Mirrors”

Biggest Mover(s):
FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “Out Of My League” (19-11, eight spots)

10. MAROON 5, “Daylight” (down 1)
Album: Overexposed (2012, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3

09. ONE DIRECTION, “Kiss You” (up 1)
Album: Take Me Home (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. OLLY MURS, “Troublemaker” (steady, second week)
Album: Right Place, Right Time (2013 – U.S. release, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. OLLY MURS, “Army Of Two” (steady, second week)
Album: Right Place, Right Time (2013 – U.S. release, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

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

05. TRAIN, “Mermaid” (down 3)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

04. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Suit & Tie” (up 1)
Album: The 20/20 Experience (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. ONEREPUBLIC, “If I Lose Myself” (up 1)
Album: Native (2013, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3

02. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Gone, Gone, Gone” (up 1)
Album: The World From The Side Of The Moon (2012, 19/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. P!NK featuring NATE RUESS, “Just Give Me A Reason” (steady, second week)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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TOP TEN: Vital Idols

Saving the best for last.

Saving the best for last.

It’s end of the Idol as we know it, and we feel fine about reminiscing and playing our favorite songs from the artists that were a part of one of the most successful television shows of all-time. For 15 seasons now on FOX, beginning in June 2002, we’ve watched new talent emerge on stage and dialed our little hearts out (and texted and clicked a few buttons on the web) to see if our pick was going to move onto the next round of competition and, eventually, win the prize of being crowned the nation’s idol. Like any program, an eventual decrease in ratings and, in this case, slumping record sales from winners, began to defeat the purpose of it. It shouldn’t be a surprise that its latest season will be its last (at least, for now.) Still, you can’t devalue the program for what it did in its heyday. It was a giant and one that will be remembered forever.

While the show’s last premiere begins tonight at 8PM Eastern on FOX, we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane and find out which American Idol finalists ranked as the top ten from the archives of Adam’s Top 40. (These results may change, obviously, as a few contestants remain on my listing as of last week.) Since September 2002, when the first song from a finalist made my chart, 27 performers from the show have landed at least one top 40 single on my chart, and they’re responsible for 88 top 40 singles in total (with more to come, I’d hope.) That’s a whole lot of top 40 property over hundreds of weeks in the last 13+ years. So, who’s my top Idol finalist when it comes all those weekly points? Check it out below.

Biggest hits are determined by year-end point totals. Singles marked with a ** represent those entries that garnered an act’s top point total, but not the highest peak in the top 40.

Lee DeWyze
10. LEE DEWYZE
Season: Nine, winner
Top 40 hits: 1
Top 10 hits: 1
Biggest hit: “Sweet Serendipity” (#5, 2011)

David Archuleta
09. DAVID ARCHULETA
Season: Seven, second place
Top 40 hits: 2
Top 10 hits: 1
Biggest hit: “Crush” (#5, 2008)

Bo Bice
08. BO BICE
Season: Four, second place
Top 40 hits: 1
Top 10 hits: 1
Biggest hit: “The Real Thing” (#1 for three weeks, 2006)

Elliott Yamin
07. ELLIOTT YAMIN
Season: Five, third place
Top 40 hits: 4
Top 10 hits: 1
Biggest hit: “Wait For You” (#5, 2007)

Clay Aiken
06. CLAY AIKEN
Season: Two, second place
Top 40 hits: 5
Top 10 hits: 2
Biggest hit: “Invisible” (#5 for two weeks, 2003)

Phillip Phillips
05. PHILLIP PHILLIPS
Season: Twelve, winner
Top 40 hits: 4
Top 10 hits: 3
Top 5 hits: 3
Number ones: 0
Biggest hit: “Gone, Gone, Gone” (#2 for two weeks, 2013)

Adam Lambert
04. ADAM LAMBERT
Season: Eight, second place
Top 40 hits: 6
Top 10 hits: 4
Top 5 hits: 1
Number ones: 1
Biggest hit: “Whataya Want From Me” (#1 for two weeks, 2010)

David Cook
03. DAVID COOK
Season: Seven, winner
Top 40 hits: 5
Top 10 hits: 3
Top 5 hits: 3
Number ones: 2
Biggest hit: “Light On” (#1 for five weeks, 2008/2009)

Chris Daughtry
02. CHRIS DAUGHTRY/DAUGHTRY
Season: Five, fourth place
Top 40 hits: 13
Top 10 hits: 8
Top 5 hits: 5
Number ones: 2
Biggest hit: “It’s Not Over” (#5 for five weeks**, 2007)

Singles charted:
“It’s Not Over” (#5)
“Over You” (#9)
“Feels Like Tonight” (#11)
“What About Now” (#3)
“No Surprise” (#1 for two weeks)
“Life After You” (#5)
“September” (#7)
“Photograph” (Santana featuring Chris Daughtry) (#17)
“Crawling Back To You” (#1 for two weeks)
“Outta My Head” (#26)
“Start Of Something Good” (#29)
“Waiting For Superman” (#6)
“Battleships” (#29)

Kelly Clarkson
01. KELLY CLARKSON
Season: One, winner
Top 40 hits: 25
Top 10 hits: 18
Top 5 hits: 11
Number ones: 3
Biggest overall hit: “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (Jason Aldean featuring Kelly Clarkson) (#1 for four weeks)
Biggest main-credited hit: “Because Of You” (#1 for three weeks, 2005)

Singles charted:
“A Moment Like This” (#2)
“Miss Independent” (#3)
“Low” (#22)
“The Trouble With Love Is” (#4)
“Breakaway” (#3)
“Since U Been Gone” (#7)
“Behind These Hazel Eyes” (#1 for four weeks)
“Because Of You” (#1 for three weeks)
“Gone” (#11)
“Walk Away” (#7)
“Never Again” (#15)
“My Life Would Suck Without You” (#2)
“I Do Not Hook Up” (#11)
“Already Gone” (#2)
“All I Ever Wanted” (#28)
“Don’t You Wanna Stay” (Jason Aldean featuring Kelly Clarkson) (#1 for four weeks)
“Mr. Know It All” (#3)
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” (#2)
“Dark Side” (#16)
“Catch My Breath” (#9)
“People Like Us” (#6)
“Underneath The Tree” (#12)
“Heartbeat Song” (#9)
“Invincible” (#7)
“Piece By Piece” (#12+)

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Adam’s Top 100 of 2014: #40-31

The cream of the pop!

The cream of the pop for 2014.

Another year is in the books and it’s time for the annual listing of the 100 biggest songs that ranked among my weekly top 40 chart from December 2013 to November 2014. It was magical year full of MAGIC! and “Magic” and a lovely twelve months of lovable hits from James Blunt and The Fray. We went “home” with A Great Big World and Andy Grammer, spun around in a “dance” with Milky Chance and Walk The Moon and ended up here with all that was awesome in the year we called 2014.

Peak positions listed are as of the last chart included in the year dated November 30, 2014. Those entries marked with a plus sign (+) had not yet reached their peak position as of the date. Ties in points were broken based on peak, number of weeks at peak and number of weeks in the top 40.

With all that in mind, I think it’s time to rejoin the countdown at #40…

A Great Big World
040. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Say Something” (#2 for two weeks)
Writers: Ian Axel, Chad Vaccarino, Mike Campbell / Producer: Dan Romer
Label: Epic

Karmin
039. KARMIN, “I Want It All” (#9 for two weeks)
Writers: Amy Heidemann, Nick Noonan, Ester Dean, Ryan Williamson / Producer: Williamson
Label: Epic

Phillip Phillips
038. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Raging Fire” (#3 for two weeks)
Writers: Phillip Phillips, Todd Clark, Gregg Wattenberg, Derek Fuhrmann / Producer: Wattenberg
Label: Interscope

The 1975
037. THE 1975, “Settle Down” (#5 for two weeks)
Writers: George Daniel, Matthew Healy, Adam Hann and Ross MacDonald / Producers: Daniel, Healy, Hann, MacDonald, Mike Crossey
Label: Interscope

Mary Lambert
036. MARY LAMBERT, “Secrets” (#8)
Writers: Mary Lambert, Eric Rosse, Benny Cassette, MoZella / Producers: Rosse, Cassette
Label: Capitol

Milky Chance
035. MILKY CHANCE, “Stolen Dance” (#9 for two weeks)
Writers/Producers: Clemens Rehbein, Philipp Dausch
Label: Republic

Boy & Bear
034. BOY & BEAR, “Southern Sun” (#8 for three weeks)
Writers: Dave Hosking, Killian Gavin, Tim Hart, Jon Hart, Dave Symes / Producer: Wayne Connolly
Label: Nettwerk

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
033. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “Cecilia And The Satellite” (#3 for three weeks)
Writers: Andrew McMahon, James Flannigan, Anders Grahn / Producers: McMahon, Flannigan, Mike Viola
Label: Vanguard

Foster The People
032. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Coming Of Age” (#3 for two weeks)
Writers: Mark Foster, Isom Innis, Jacob Fink, Sean Cimino, Paul Epworth / Producers: Epworth, Foster
Label: Columbia

Phillip Phillips
031. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Unpack Your Heart” (#3 for four weeks)
Writers: Phillip Phillips, Todd Clark, Gregg Wattenberg, Derek Fuhrmann / Producer: Wattenberg
Label: Interscope

Check back tomorrow for 30-21 on the year-end chart and let me know what you’re liking so far below!

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 16, 2014

Scott storms the top this week.

The Hurricane strikes once more.

DEBUTS
39. Mat Kearney – Heartbeat
38. One Direction – Night Changes
32. Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – Real Love (39)
27. Martin Luke Brown – Nostalgia (33)
23. Taylor Swift – Blank Space (29)
22. The Script – No Good In Goodbye (31) | BIGGEST MOVER
21. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud (26)
14. James Blunt – When I Find Love Again (19)
13. Take That – These Days (18)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Script – Superheroes (08) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
09. Phillip Phillips – Unpack Your Heart (06) | PEAK: #03
08. One Direction – Steal My Girl (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Eden XO – Too Cool To Dance (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Maroon 5 – Animals (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off (04) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
04. Bleachers – Rollercoaster (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – Cecilia And The Satellite (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Jamie Scott – Unbreakable (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. American Authors – Luck (1)
2. Coldplay – Ink (2)
3. Sheppard – Smile (4)
4. Hoodie Allen featuring Ed Sheeran – All About It (10)
5. Big Data featuring White Sea – The Business Of Emotion (5)
6. Shawn Mendes – Something Big (-)
7. Matt Hires – Hold You Up (8)
8. Ben Howard – Conrad (9)
9. U2 – Every Breaking Wave (7)
10. Christian Burghardt – Safe Place To Land (-)

In The Mix:
Andy Grammer – Honey, I’m Good (new)
Anthem Lights – Top Of The World
Grizfolk – Hymnals
Maroon 5 – Sugar
Max Frost – Paranoia (new)
Mikey Wax – Only One
Nick Gardner – Lose You
Ryan Cabrera – House On Fire
Saint Raymond – Fall At Your Feet
Sam Hunt – Leave The Night On
Selena Gomez – The Heart Wants What It Wants
The Decemberists – Make You Better
The Madden Brothers – Dear Jane
Train – Bulletproof Picasso

Chart Notes:

  • Seven songs land a Top Gainer title this week, but the biggest of the big is from The Script. They jump from 31-22, a gain of nine notches for “No Good In Goodbye”. It’s the follow-up to “Superheroes”, which marks its 14th week in the top ten on this chart. Though “Goodbye” has yet to see a U.S. release date with the trio’s previous single still climbing up, it should be here sometime in 2015.
  • The week’s Highest Debut is an amazing new song from English DJ and producer Mark Ronson and American singer Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”, which bows in at #32. It has been racing up the radio charts since its debut on Monday and is also in the top 40 on iTunes. “Funk” is the first release to be issued from Ronson’s forthcoming album, Uptown Special, due next year.
  • As they rise in the top ten with “Steal My Girl”, English boy band One Direction has yet another entry on the top 40 from their new album Four with “Night Changes”, in at #38. The song was co-written by Jamie Scott, who also lands at #1 for the fifth week running with “Unbreakable”. You certainly can’t break a winning combination like that.
  • Finally, at #39, is the first chart hit since the summer of 2012 for Mat Kearney. “Heartbeat” debuts at #39 this week for the Oregon-born performer as he looks to capture his fifth top ten single. His previous four were “Nothing Left To Lose” (#2), “Closer To Love” (#6), “Hey Mama” (#3) and “Ships In The Night” (#8).

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 9, 2014

Scott storms the top this week.

The Hurricane strikes once more.

DEBUTS
40. Christina Perri – The Words
39. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – Real Love | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. The Script – No Good In Goodbye (36)
29. Taylor Swift – Blank Space (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
26. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud (31)
20. Passenger – 27 (27)
18. Take That – These Days (26)
14. Olly Murs featuring Travie McCoy – Wrapped Up (20)
10. Eden XO – Too Cool To Dance (15)
09. One Direction – Steal My Girl (14)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Eden XO – Too Cool To Dance (15) | PEAK: #10
09. One Direction – Steal My Girl (14) | PEAK: #09
08. The Script – Superheroes (06) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
07. Maroon 5 – Animals (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Phillip Phillips – Unpack Your Heart (03) | PEAK: #03
05. Bleachers – Rollercoaster (08) | PEAK: #05
04. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
03. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – Cecilia And The Satellite (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance (05) | PEAK: #02
01. Jamie Scott – Unbreakable (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. American Authors – Luck (3)
2. Coldplay – Ink (4)
3. Mat Kearney – Heartbeat (-)
4. Sheppard – Smile (8)
5. Big Data featuring White Sea – The Business Of Emotion (5)
6. Danny Mercer – Who Are You Loving Now? (2)
7. U2 – Every Breaking Wave (9)
8. Matt Hires – Hold You Up (10)
9. Ben Howard – Conrad (-)
10. Hoodie Allen featuring Ed Sheeran – All About It (-)

In The Mix:
Anthem Lights – Top Of The World
Avicii featuring Robbie Williams – The Days
Christian Burghardt – Safe Place To Land (new)
Grizfolk – Hymnals
Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie
Maroon 5 – Sugar (new)
Mikey Wax – Only One
Nick Gardner – Lose You
One Direction – Night Changes (new)
Ryan Cabrera – House On Fire
Saint Raymond – Fall At Your Feet
Sam Hunt – Leave The Night On
Selena Gomez – The Heart Wants What It Wants (new)
Shawn Mendes – Something Big (new)
The Decemberists – Make You Better (new)
The Madden Brothers – Dear Jane
Train – Bulletproof Picasso
You+Me – You And Me

Chart Notes:

  • Quite a bit of movement on the chart this week with eight songs moving up five spots or greater, with three of them at seven or more. The biggest is “Blank Space” from Taylor Swift‘s hot 1989 album, up 38-29 for a gain of nine. It’s no surprise that radio has taken to it very quickly, but it’s moving at a such an incredible pace that could bring it into the CHR top ten before Thanksgiving. That’s some serious turkey talk.
  • They peaked at #3 earlier this year with the international hit “Rather Be”, and now, Clean Bandit and Jess Glynne are reunited and feeling real good about “Real Love”, debuting this week at #39 on the countdown. The song is from a rerelease of the band’s New Eyes album, due on November 24 in the United Kingdom. It’s sure to be another huge hit for them there.
  • This week’s other new entry is from Pennsylvania-born singer/songwriter Christina Perri. She bows in at #40 with “The Words”. It marks the third song to chart from her Head Or Heart album of earlier this year, the other two being “Human” (#1) and “Burning Gold” (#2). Now at radio, we shall see how “Words” speaks to the Hot AC format.
  • American Authors and Coldplay are back in contention for an entry on the top 40 next weekend with “Luck” and “Ink”, respectively, while Mat Kearney makes a bold debut on the Next In Line with “Heartbeat”. Who gets in? Find out on Sunday for all the results.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 2, 2014

Scott storms the top this week.

Great Scott! He tops the chart again.

DEBUTS
38. Taylor Swift – Blank Space
36. The Script – No Good In Goodbye | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
35. Martin Luke Brown – Nostalgia (40)
27. Passenger – 27 (33)
26. Take That – These Days (31)
20. Olly Murs featuring Travie McCoy – Wrapped Up (26)
15. Eden XO – Too Cool To Dance (23) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Fitz & The Tantrums – Fools Gold (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Ed Sheeran – Don’t (08) | PEAK: #02
08. Bleachers – Rollercoaster (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Maroon 5 – Animals (09) | PEAK: #07
06. The Script – Superheroes (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
05. Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – Cecilia And The Satellite (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Phillip Phillips – Unpack Your Heart (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Jamie Scott – Unbreakable (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – Real Love (2)
2. Danny Mercer – Who Are You Loving Now? (3)
3. American Authors – Luck (5)
4. Coldplay – Ink (8)
5. Big Data featuring White Sea – The Business Of Emotion (7)
6. Christina Perri – The Words (-)
7. OneRepublic – I Lived (4)
8. Sheppard – Smile (10)
9. U2 – Every Breaking Wave (-)
10. Matt Hires – Hold You Up (-)

In The Mix:
Anthem Lights – Top Of The World
Avicii featuring Robbie Williams – The Days
David Guetta featuring Sam Martin – Dangerous
Grizfolk – Hymnals
Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie
Mikey Wax – Only One
Neil Diamond – Nothing But A Heartache
Nick Gardner – Lose You
Ryan Cabrera – House On Fire
Sam Hunt – Leave The Night On
The Madden Brothers – Dear Jane
Train – Bulletproof Picasso
You+Me – You And Me

Chart Notes:

  • Despite a slightly modest start, “Too Cool To Dance” from Eden XO is really rocketing up the chart now. After tying for the Biggest Mover on last week’s list, she holds the title by herself this week, up another eight notches from #23 to #15. The 25-year-old singer and songwriter from California is one of six solo females appearing in the top 40 and the highest newcomer of them.
  • The highest of this week’s two debuts jumps aboard at #36 for The Script and “No Good In Goodbye”. It is the Irish trio’s second charting single from their recent album No Sound Without Silence, the first being the #1 “Superheroes”, which is still in my top ten. Five of the band’s nine top 40 hits have gone to the top; we’ll see if this makes six.
  • Also entering this week on the chart is the second release from superstar Taylor Swift‘s 1989 album, which looks to sell over 1.3 million copies in its debut frame. That’s huge. “Blank Space” is already charging ahead at several airplay formats and comes in at #38 on my own top 40.
  • It appears that there will be room for two debuts on next week’s countdown — it will be a tossup between American Authors, Christina Perri, Clean Bandit / Jess Glynne, Coldplay and Sheppard for who actually makes it in there (at this point.) Stay tuned!

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 26, 2014

Scott storms the top this week.

No breaks at the top for “Unbreakable”.

DEBUTS
40. Martin Luke Brown – Nostalgia
39. Ingrid Michaelson – Afterlife | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Passenger – 27 (38)
26. Olly Murs featuring Travie McCoy – Wrapped Up (33) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
23. Eden XO – Too Cool To Dance (30) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Fitz & The Tantrums – Fools Gold (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Maroon 5 – Animals (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Ed Sheeran – Don’t (08) | PEAK: #02
07. Rixton – Wait On Me (07) | PEAK: #06
06. Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance (06) | PEAK: #06
05. The Script – Superheroes (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
04. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – Cecilia And The Satellite (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Phillip Phillips – Unpack Your Heart (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Jamie Scott – Unbreakable (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. The Script – No Good In Goodbye (9)
2. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – Real Love (8)
3. Danny Mercer – Who Are You Loving Now? (2)
4. OneRepublic – I Lived (4)
5. American Authors – Luck (6)
6. Hilary Duff – All About You (3)
7. Big Data featuring White Sea – The Business Of Emotion (-)
8. Coldplay – Ink (-)
9. Bryan Adams – She Knows Me (7)
10. Sheppard – Smile (-)

In The Mix:
AJR – Infinity
Anthem Lights – Top Of The World (new)
Avicii featuring Robbie Williams – The Days
Better Than Ezra – Gonna Get Better
Brian Wilson and Various Artists – God Only Knows
Christina Perri – The Words (new)
David Guetta featuring Sam Martin – Dangerous
Goo Goo Dolls – Caught In The Storm
Grizfolk – Hymnals
Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie
Matt Hires – Hold You Up (new)
Mikey Wax – Only One (new)
Neil Diamond – Nothing But A Heartache
Nick Gardner – Lose You
Ryan Cabrera – House On Fire (new)
Sam Hunt – Leave The Night On
SecondCity featuring Ali Love – What Can I Do
The Madden Brothers – Dear Jane (new)
Train – Bulletproof Picasso (new)
U2 – Every Breaking Wave (new)
You+Me – You And Me

Chart Notes:

  • Jamie Scott calls his latest single “Unbreakable”, and his run at the top likely won’t be broken for some time. This is the song’s second week at #1 and his sixth frame overall in 2014. Scott’s album, My Hurricane, has been pushed back again by Virgin/Capitol to January 20 of next year after previous dates of September 9, October 7 and November 10 of this year. It’s unfortunate, of course, but I still look forward to hearing the full thing.
  • Two songs tie for the week’s Biggest Mover, both up seven spots from the last chart. Charging ahead is “Wrapped Up” by Olly Murs and Travie McCoy, climbing 33-26, and newcomer Eden XO steps up with a 30-23 jump with “Too Cool To Dance”. The former song will be on Murs’s forthcoming album, Never Been Better, while the latter single was just serviced to pop radio to some very good initial numbers.
  • This week’s Highest Debut is from Ingrid Michaelson with the followup to “Girls Chase Boys”. Entering at #39, her latest is “Afterlife”, taken from her recent album Lights Out. A deluxe edition of that is released on November 10 and tacks on an additional second disc with six tracks, including some previously unreleased demos and much more.
  • You may have heard him on BBC Radio 1 earlier this month when he was playlisted as their newest Introducing artist. He’s 21-year-old English performer Martin Luke Brown, from Leicester, who debuts at #40 with “Nostalgia”. It is a great tune and I’m sure that we’ll hear even more fantastic originals from him in the new year.

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