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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #40-31

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.

40. DEAN LEWIS, “7 Minutes”
Album: A Place We Knew
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #8

39. LEWIS CAPALDI, “Someone You Loved”
Album: Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent
Label: Capitol
Peak: #8

38. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Now That I Found You”
Album: Dedicated
Label: Schoolboy/Interscope
Peak: #7

37. STEPHEN PUTH, “Look Away”
Album: (single only)
Label: Arista
Peak: #6

36. ALEC BENJAMIN, “Let Me Down Slowly”
Album: Narrated For You
Label: Artist Partner Group/Atlantic
Peak: #1 for one week
2018 YE: #99

35. SMITH & THELL featuring SWEDISH JAM FACTORY, “Forgive Me Friend”
Album: Telephone Wires (EP)
Label: Arista
Peak: #6

34. ELTON JOHN & TARON EGERTON, “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”
Album: Rocketman (Soundtrack)
Label: Interscope
Peak: #7

33. NOAH KAHAN, “Mess”
Album: Busyhead
Label: Republic
Peak: #5

32. DEAN LEWIS, “Stay Awake”
Album: A Place We Knew
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #4

31. ED SHEERAN & JUSTIN BIEBER, “I Don’t Care”
Album: No.6 Collaborations Project
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #6

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #100-91

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.

100. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Again And Again”
Album: Come Tomorrow
Label: Bama Rags/RCA
Peak: #6
2018 YE: #53

99. LAUV featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “There’s No Way”
Album: (single only)
Label: AWAL/in2une
Peak: #13

98. FLETCHER, “Undrunk”
Album: You Ruined New York City For Me (EP)
Label: Snapback Ent./Capitol
Peak: #21

97. STEPHEN PUTH, “Sexual Vibe”
Album: (single only)
Label: Arista
Peak: #19

96. DAYA, “Insomnia”
Album: (single only)
Label: Interscope
Peak: #17

95. P!NK, “A Million Dreams”
Album: The Greatest Showman: Reimagined
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #17

94. HARRY STYLES, “Lights Up”
Album: Fine Line
Label: Columbia
Peak: #8+

93. MADDIE POPPE, “Not Losing You”
Album: Whirlwind
Label: 19/Hollywood
Peak: #13+

92. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Party For One”
Album: Dedicated
Label: Schoolboy/Interscope
Peak: #16

91. WHY DON’T WE, “What Am I”
Album: (single only)
Label: Signature Ent./Atlantic
Peak: #16

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 20, 2019

Still dancing at the summit.

DEBUTS
40. Saint Motel – Van Horn
39. Sheppard – Die Young | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Lukas Graham – Lie (36)
27. Harry Styles – Lights Up (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
26. Adam Lambert – Superpower (31)
23. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (30)
13. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (22)
(see #7 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (07) | PEAK: #02
09. Dean Lewis – Waves (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Stephen Puth – Look Away (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Lizzo – Good As Hell (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Keane – Love Too Much (10) | PEAK: #06
05. Zara Larsson – All The Time (04) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
04. Taylor Swift – Lover (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Normani – Motivation (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

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

In The Mix:
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold On (new)
John Splithoff – Proud
JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending (new)
Lady Antebellum – Ocean
Noah Cyrus – July
Sam Hunt – Kinfolks
Sugar Ray – Highest Tree
Tom Walker – Better Half Of Me (new)

Chart Notes:

  • As Tones And I manages a fourth week at #1 on my personal chart with “Dance Monkey”, Harry Styles climbs from 37-27 with the week’s Biggest Mover titled “Lights Up”. Of course, his former bandmate Niall Horan is also moving quickly with “Nice To Meet Ya”, which climbs from 22-13 in its third week on the countdown. Australia’s Sheppard hops aboard at #39 with “Die Young”, the Highest Debut on the chart. The band last appeared in the top 40 more than a year ago with “Coming Home”, which spent four weeks at #4 in early 2018. Saint Motel‘s “Van Horn” honks in one notch lower at #40. Their EP The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Pt. 1 was released several days ago.

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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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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 29, 2019

Strikes the right Tones.

DEBUTS
40. American Authors featuring Maddie Poppe & Phillip Phillips – Bring It On Home
38. Adam Lambert – Superpower | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. The Script – The Last Time (37)
26. Maroon 5 – Memories (35) | BIGGEST MOVER
25. Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey – Don’t Call Me Angel (32)
22. Steve Aoki featuring Backstreet Boys – Let It Be Me (27)
11. Normani – Motivation (16)
(see #6 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Smith & Thell – Hotel Walls (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Michael Bublé – Forever Now (06) | PEAK: #04
08. Illenium & Jon Bellion – Good Things Fall Apart (07) | PEAK: #01 for one week
07. Stephen Puth – Look Away (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Taylor Swift – Lover (12) | PEAK: #06
05. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (02) | PEAK: #02
03. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Zara Larsson – All The Time (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

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

In The Mix:
Ali Gatie – It’s You
Bebe Rexha – You Can’t Stop The Girl
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
Diplo featuring Jonas Brothers – Lonely (new)
Echosmith – Lonely Generation (new)
FINNEAS – Shelter (new)
John Splithoff – Proud
Liam Payne – Stack It Up
Oh Wonder – Hallelujah
Rex Orange County – 10/10
Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (new)
The Griswolds – Nice To Meet Ya!

Chart Notes:

  • Congrats to Australia’s Tones And I, who advances from 3-1 on this week’s chart with “Dance Monkey”. It’s her first #1 song on my chart. At this time, the single has also reached the top spot nationally in countries like Australia, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden. Maroon 5 rises from 35-26 with “Memories”, taking this week’s Biggest Mover title, while Adam Lambert‘s “Superpower” debuts at #38, marking this week’s top new entry. Starting at #40 is another debut song, “Bring It On Home” by American Authors. While you can find the original cut on their album Seasons, a new version, which debuted on Friday, features American Idol champs Maddie Poppe and Phillip Phillips.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 22, 2019

Three times the “Time”.

DEBUTS
39. Maddie Poppe – Not Losing You
37. The Script – The Last Time
35. Maroon 5 – Memories | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey – Don’t Call Me Angel (39) | BIGGEST MOVER
31. Walk Off The Earth – I’ll Be There (36)
23. Lizzo – Good As Hell (28)

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

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

In The Mix:
AJ Mitchell featuring Ava Max – Slow Dance
Ali Gatie – It’s You
Bebe Rexha – You Can’t Stop The Girl (new)
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys (new)
Celine Dion – Imperfections (new)
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
John Newman & Nina Nesbitt – Without You
John Splithoff – Proud (new)
Liam Payne – Stack It Up (new)
Oh Wonder – Hallelujah
Rex Orange County – 10/10
The Griswolds – Nice To Meet Ya!
Weezer – The End Of The Game

Chart Notes:

  • Zara Larsson remains at #1 on my personal chart for the third week with “All The Time”, leading a top three of all female soloists. For more women making solid moves on the chart, look no further than Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey, jumping from 39-32 with the Biggest Mover in the top 40, “Don’t Call Me Angel”. Three singles are new to the survey, led by Maroon 5‘s “Memories” at #35, with The Script debuting at #37 with “The Last Time” and Maddie Poppe coming in at #39 with “Not Losing You”. The two groups have reached the top spot with several songs now, while soloist Poppe has one top ten entry to date.

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