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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 25, 2007

There’s “Something” about 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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 25, 2007…

Debuts:
39. THE ALTERNATE ROUTES, “Time Is A Runaway”

38. KAISER CHIEFS, “Ruby”

Biggest Mover(s):
(see #8 below)

10. JAMES MORRISON, “You Give Me Something” (up 3)
Album: Undiscovered (2007, Polydor/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

09. MODEST MOUSE, “Dashboard” (up 8)
Album: We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank (2007, Epic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. ROB THOMAS, “Little Wonders” (up 10)
Album: Meet The Robinsons (Soundtrack) (2007, Walt Disney/Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

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

06. DAUGHTRY, “It’s Not Over” (up 1)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for six weeks

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

04. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (steady, second week)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

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

02. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, second week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. DBCLIFFORD, “Simple Things” (steady, second week)
Album: Recyclable (2007, Sony BMG Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 13, 2005

A top ten rich with great 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 February 13, 2005…

Debuts:
40. LIFEHOUSE, “You And Me”
37. WILL SMITH, “Switch”
28. DANIEL BEDINGFIELD, “Wrap My Words Around You”

Biggest Mover(s):
U2, “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” (39-20, nineteen spots)

10. MAROON 5, “Sunday Morning” (down 3)
Album: Songs About Jane (2002, Octone/J Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

09. THE KILLERS, “Mr. Brightside” (up 13)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

08. 3 DOORS DOWN, “Let Me Go” (down 2)
Album: Seventeen Days (2005, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. DURAN DURAN, “What Happens Tomorrow” (up 2)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

06. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (up 4)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

05. GWEN STEFANI featuring EVE, “Rich Girl” (steady, third week)
Album: Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

04. LOW MILLIONS, “Eleanor” (steady, second week)
Album: Ex-Girlfriends (2004, EMI/Manhattan Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. CARBON LEAF, “Life Less Ordinary” (steady, second week)
Album: Indian Summer (2004, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #2

02. DARREN HAYES, “Darkness” (steady, second week)
Album: The Tension And The Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “Lonely No More” (steady, second week)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #20-11

As 2019 and the decade draw to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. The year was full of love, found and lost, from “Higher Love” and “Lover” to “Somebody You Loved” and more. Time was the essence, whether it was “All The Time” or “The Last Time”, and the light guided the way towards the upper half of the list, including “Light On” and “Lights Up”.

So, come along with “ME!” as I count down the hits, won’t you? Let’s get some numbers rolling…

The 2019 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 2, 2018 to the chart dated November 24, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 167 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 171 that did so in 2018.

20. TONES AND I, “Dance Monkey”
Album: The Kids Are Coming (EP)
Label: Bad Batch-Elektra/EMG
Peak: #1 for six weeks

19. KYGO & WHITNEY HOUSTON, “Higher Love”
Album: (single only)
Label: RCA
Peak: #2

18. KATY PERRY, “Never Really Over”
Album: (single only)
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for two weeks

17. WESTLIFE, “Hello My Love”
Album: Spectrum
Label: Virgin EMI
Peak: #2

16. TAYLOR SWFT featuring BRENDON URIE, “ME!”
Album: Lover
Label: Republic
Peak: #1 for four weeks

15. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Bad Liar”
Album: Origins
Label: KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
Peak: #1 for two weeks

14. BACKSTREET BOYS, “Chances”
Album: DNA
Label: K-Bahn/RCA
Peak: #1 for three weeks

13. P!NK, “Walk Me Home”
Album: Hurts 2B Human
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for one week

12. MARK RONSON featuring MILEY CYRUS, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart”
Album: Late Night Feelings
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for two weeks

11. ROB THOMAS, “One Less Day (Dying Young)”
Album: Chip Tooth Smile
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #2

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #30-21

As 2019 and the decade draw to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. The year was full of love, found and lost, from “Higher Love” and “Lover” to “Somebody You Loved” and more. Time was the essence, whether it was “All The Time” or “The Last Time”, and the light guided the way towards the upper half of the list, including “Light On” and “Lights Up”.

So, come along with “ME!” as I count down the hits, won’t you? Let’s get some numbers rolling…

The 2019 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 2, 2018 to the chart dated November 24, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 167 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 171 that did so in 2018.

30. LIZZO, “Truth Hurts”
Album: Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #5

29. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Love You Anymore”
Album: Love
Label: Reprise/Warner
Peak: #3

28. ROB THOMAS, “Can’t Help Me Now”
Album: Chip Tooth Smile
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #5

27. THE STRUMBELLAS, “Salvation”
Album: Rattlesnake
Label: Underneath A Mountain/Glassnote/AWAL
Peak: #4

26. MAGGIE ROGERS, “Light On”
Album: Heard It In A Past Life
Label: Debay Sounds/Capitol
Peak: #3

25. THE CRANBERRIES, “All Over Now”
Album: In The End
Label: Curtain Call/BMG
Peak: #4

24. WALK THE MOON, “Timebomb”
Album: (single only)
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for two weeks

23. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Forever Now”
Album: Love
Label: Reprise/Warner
Peak: #4

22. ANDY GRAMMER, “Don’t Give Up On Me”
Album: Naïve
Label: S-Curve/Hollywood
Peak: #2

21. CALVIN HARRIS & RAG’N’BONE MAN, “Giant”
Album: (single only)
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 12, 2006

Saving the charts in 2006.

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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 12, 2006…

Debuts:
40. JOHN MAYER, “Belief”

Biggest Mover(s):
VANESSA HUDGENS, “Come Back To Me” (up 30-21, nine spots)

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

09. SCISSOR SISTERS, “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin'” (down 2)
Album: Ta-Dah (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. SNOW PATROL, “Chasing Cars” (steady, third week)
Album: Eyes Open (2006, A&M Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

07. ROB THOMAS, “Streetcorner Symphony” (up 2)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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

05. EVANESCENCE, “Call Me When You’re Sober” (steady, fourth week)
Album: The Open Door (2006, Wind-up Records)
Peak: #4

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

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

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

01. NICKELBACK, “Far Away” (up 2)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 13, 2019

“I” of the beholder.

DEBUTS
38. Finneas – Shelter
37. Harry Styles – Lights Up | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (38)
22. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (32) | BIGGEST MOVER
19. The Script – The Last Time (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Keane – Love Too Much (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Smith & Thell – Hotel Walls (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now (06) | PEAK: #05
07. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (05) | PEAK: #02
06. Stephen Puth – Look Away (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Normani – Motivation (08) | PEAK: #05
04. Zara Larsson – All The Time (03) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
03. Taylor Swift – Lover (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Ben Platt – Rain (1)
2. OneRepublic – Somebody To Love (2)
3. James Blunt – Cold (3)
4. Parachute – Had It All (5)
5. Miley Cyrus – Slide Away (6)
6. Chelsea Cutler & Jeremy Zucker – You Were Good To Me (7)
7. Liam Payne – Stack It Up (10)
8. Echosmith – Lonely Generation (-)
9. Noah Cyrus – July (-)
10. Lady Antebellum – Ocean (-)

In The Mix:
Bebe Rexha – You Can’t Stop The Girl
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dan & Shay and Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
John Splithoff – Proud
Sam Hunt – Kinfolks (new)
Sugar Ray – Highest Tree (new)
The Griswolds – Nice To Meet Ya!

Chart Notes:

  • As Tones And I scores her third week at #1 on my personal chart with “Dance Monkey”, Niall Horan bolts from 32-22 with “Nice To Meet Ya”, claiming the Biggest Mover title in the process. Towards the bottom of the list, new entries from Harry Styles and Finneas come onto the survey at #37 and #38, respectively. “Lights Up” is the fourth solo appearance for Styles outside of One Direction on my chart; we’ll see if it can tie his highest-charting solo song to date, 2017’s “Sign Of The Times”, which spent a week at the top. Finneas debuts with his first top 40 song as an artist, “Shelter”, though he’s previously made the top 40 as a writer and producer for his younger sister Billie Eilish. It comes from a recent EP titled Blood Harmony, which was released last week.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 6, 2019

The “Dance” goes on.

DEBUTS
39. Lukas Graham – Lie
38. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks
32. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Adam Lambert – Superpower (38)
30. Maddie Poppe – Not Losing You (36)
24. The Script – The Last Time (32) | BIGGEST MOVER
20. Maroon 5 – Memories (26)
15. Lizzo – Good As Hell (20)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Illenium & Jon Bellion – Good Things Fall Apart (08) | PEAK: #01 for one week
09. Smith & Thell – Hotel Walls (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Normani – Motivation (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Stephen Puth – Look Away (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now (05) | PEAK: #05
05. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (02) | PEAK: #02
04. Taylor Swift – Lover (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Zara Larsson – All The Time (02) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Ben Platt – Rain (1)
2. OneRepublic – Somebody To Love (4)
3. James Blunt – Cold (3)
4. Fitz & The Tantrums – I Just Wanna Shine (2)
5. Parachute – Had It All (6)
6. Miley Cyrus – Slide Away (9)
7. Chelsea Cutler & Jeremy Zucker – You Were Good To Me (7)
8. Andy Grammer – Wish You Pain (8)
9. FINNEAS – Shelter (-)
10. Liam Payne – Stack It Up (-)

In The Mix:
Bebe Rexha – You Can’t Stop The Girl
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dan & Shay and Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours (new)
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
Diplo featuring Jonas Brothers – Lonely
Echosmith – Lonely Generation
John Splithoff – Proud
Oh Wonder – Hallelujah
Rex Orange County – 10/10
The Griswolds – Nice To Meet Ya!

Chart Notes:

  • Newcomer Tones And I grabs a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Dance Monkey”, which has now reached the top spot in more than a dozen countries, including the U.K. during this past Friday’s chart reveal. The Script rises from 32-24 with the week’s Biggest Mover, “The Last Time”, the first release from their forthcoming studio album. Much like those two acts, the three performers behind the week’s new entries were born outside of the U.S., with Ireland’s Niall Horan leading the parade at #32 with “Nice To Meet Ya”. Further down, Canada’s Scott Helman and Denmark’s Lukas Graham hit the top 40 at #38 and #39, respectively, with “Everything Sucks” and “Lie”. Of the three of them, Horan is the only one to hit #1 (as a solo artist and with a group), while Helman and the band have history in the top ten.

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