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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 6, 2005

This top ten is Jacked.

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 16 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 6, 2005…

Debuts:
40. RACHEL STEVENS, “Negotiate With Love”

38. TOBYMAC, “Gone”
32. RYAN CABRERA, “40 Kinds Of Sadness”

Biggest Mover(s):
GARBAGE, “Why Do You Love Me?” (33-20, thirteen spots)

10. DARREN HAYES, “Darkness” (down 2)
Album: The Tension And The Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

09. U2, “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” (up 2)
Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

08. HOWIE DAY, “Collide” (up 1)
Album: Stop All The World Now (2003, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. CARBON LEAF, “Life Less Ordinary” (down 2)
Album: Indian Summer (2004, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #2

06. THE KILLERS, “Mr. Brightside” (steady, second week)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. JACK JOHNSON, “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” (up 2)
Album: In Between Dreams (2005, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (steady, second week)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

03. DURAN DURAN, “What Happens Tomorrow” (steady, second week)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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

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

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Adam’s Top 100 of 2020: The Complete List

2020 was quite a year, one that will be remembered for some time to come: the pandemic, politics, protests and much more. While our lives will be much different headed into the new year, we can only hope that 2021 will bring some sort of normalcy and positive change.

Perhaps one of the few upsides of 2020 was the amount of great music that came out: despite the challenges of the last ten months, the music community remained creative and I’d like to think that some of that is reflected in my 2020 year-end chart. “Love” was in the air once again, with the top 100 containing 15 titles that used the word or the word family, including “I Love Me”, “Love Me Land”, “Stupid Love”, “Used To Love” and others. From “Me” to “You”, my chart saw some action from “Fall On Me” and “Rain On Me” to “Adore You” and “Someone To You” and even “Me & You Together Song”. Hits from Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga dominated the year, but there’s lots more to discover from the rankings of my list, including winners from radio, sync and yes, a few TikTok tunes as well.

So, after crunching all the numbers up, here are the top 100 songs based on my weekly personal chart:

The 2020 chart year encompasses a period of 53 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 1, 2019 to the chart dated November 29, 2020. Peaks listed for each track reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, an entry with the highest 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. 166 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a small decrease from the 167 that did so in 2019. A total of 13 titles reached the #1 spot for at least one week this year, down significantly from the 20 that did so in 2019.

01. DUA LIPA, “Break My Heart” (1,025 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

02. LADY GAGA & ARIANA GRANDE, “Rain On Me” (967 points)
Album: Chromatica
Label: Interscope
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

03. JP SAXE featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “If The World Was Ending” (937 points)
EP: Hold It Together
Label: Arista
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. HARRY STYLES, “Adore You” (922 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. DUA LIPA, “Don’t Start Now” (908 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. SAM FISCHER, “This City” (868 points)
EP: Not A Hobby and Homework
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for five weeks

07. THE KILLERS, “Caution” (765 points)
Album: Imploding The Mirage
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #2 for six weeks

08. GABBY BARRETT featuring CHARLIE PUTH, “I Hope” (764 points)
Album: Goldmine
Label: Warner/Warner Nashville
Peak: #2 for five weeks

09. AVA MAX, “Kings & Queens” (676 points)
Album: Heaven & Hell
Label: APG/Atlantic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

10. DUA LIPA, “Physical” (637 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for one week

11. KYGO & TINA TURNER, “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” (636 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: RCA
Peak: #2 for eight weeks

12. DUA LIPA, “Hallucinate” (630 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for three weeks

13. SCOTT HELMAN, “Wait No More” (624 points)
Album: Nonsuch Park (SA)
Label: Warner
Peak: #3 for three weeks

14. LEWIS CAPALDI, “Before You Go” (613 points)
Album: Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (Extended)
Label: Capitol
Peak: #2 for two weeks

15. TONES AND I, “Never Seen The Rain” (611 points)
EP: The Kids Are Coming
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #3 for three weeks

16. LADY GAGA, “Stupid Love” (592 points)
Album: Chromatica
Label: Interscope
Peak: #2 for two weeks

17. THE 1975, “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)” (591 points)
Album: Notes On A Conditional Form
Label: Dirty Hit/Interscope
Peak: #3 for two weeks

18. THE 1975, “Me & You Together Song” (578 points)
Album: Notes On A Conditional Form
Label: Dirty Hit/Interscope
Peak: #6

19. MANDY MOORE, “Save A Little For Yourself” (574 points)
Album: Silver Landings
Label: Verve Forecast
Peak: #3 for four weeks

20. KATY PERRY, “Daises” (573 points)
Album: Smile
Label: Capitol
Peak: #3 for three weeks

21. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (569 points)
EP: Stella & Steve
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3 for two weeks

22. MILEY CYRUS, “Midnight Sky” (556 points)
Album: Plastic Hearts
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for four weeks

23. MAGGIE ROGERS, “Love You For A Long Time” (551 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Capitol
Peak: #5 for four weeks

24. ASHE, “Moral Of The Story” (542 points)
EP: Moral Of The Story: Chapter 1
Label: Mom+Pop/Further.
Peak: #3 for two weeks

25. COLDPLAY, “Orphans” (540 points)
Album: Everyday Life
Label: Parlophone/Atlantic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

26. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Cardigan” (532 points)
Album: Folklore
Label: Republic
Peak: #4 for three weeks

27. MAJOR LAZER featuring MARCUS MUMFORD, “Lay Your Head On Me” (527 points)
Album: Music Is The Weapon
Label: Mad Decent/Columbia
Peak: #5

28. TONES AND I, “Bad Child” (525 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #4

29. THE KILLERS, “My Own Soul’s Warning” (502 points)
Album: Imploding The Mirage
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #6 for three weeks

30. NIALL HORAN, “Nice To Meet Ya” (492 points) (2019 YE: #70)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2019/2020)

31. BANNERS, “Someone To You” (486 points)
EP: Empires On Fire and Album: Where The Shadow Ends (Reissue)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #2

32. KELLY CLARKSON, “I Dare You” (476 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #5 for three weeks

33. CHRIS CORNELL, “Patience” (457 points)
Album: No One Sings Like You Anymore, Vol. 1
Label: UMe
Peak: #6

34. SCOTT HELMAN, “Everything Sucks” (455 points) (2019 YE: #88)
Album: Nonsuch Park (SA)
Label: Warner
Peak: #2 for three weeks

35. ASHE, “Save Myself” (452 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Mom+Pop/Further.
Peak: #3 for two weeks

36. ZARA LARSSON, “Love Me Land” (450 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: TEN/Epic
Peak: #8 for four weeks

37. TONES AND I, “Ur So F**king Cool” (442 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #6 for three weeks

38. TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Man” (434 points)
Album: Lover
Label: Republic
Peak: #8

39. HARRY STYLES, “Falling” (432 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #7 for four weeks

40. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “This Love Isn’t Crazy” (426 points)
Album: Dedicated Side B
Label: School Boy/Interscope
Peak: #8 for three weeks

41. ZEDD & JASMINE THOMPSON, “Funny” (415 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #7 for three weeks

42. BILLIE EILISH, “Everything I Wanted” (413 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Darkroom/Interscope
Peak: #7 for two weeks

43. ALANIS MORISSETTE, “Reasons I Drink” (407 points)
Album: Such Pretty Forks In The Road
Label: Epiphany/Thirty Tigers
Peak: #8

44. MARTIN GARRIX & DEAN LEWIS, “Used To Love” (405 points)
Album: (single only)
Label: STMPD/RCA
Peak: #8

45. NIALL HORAN, “Put A Little Love On Me” (397 points)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #10 for two weeks

46. SHAWN HOOK, “I Don’t Wanna Dance” (392 points)
EP: Take Me Home
Label: Ultra
Peak: #8

47. TONES AND I, “Dance Monkey” (383 points) (2019 YE: #20)
EP: The Kids Are Coming
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2019)

48. JOEL CORRY featuring MNEK, “Head & Heart” (371 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Big Beat/EMG
Peak: #4

49. JAYMES YOUNG, “Happiest Year” (368 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Please Rewind/Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #10

50. NIALL HORAN, “Black And White” (366 points)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #9 for two weeks

51. PASSENGER, “The Way That I Love You” (360 points)
Album: Songs For The Drunk And Broken Hearted
Label: Nettwerk
Peak: #9

52. HARRY STYLES, “Lights Up” (358 points) (2019 YE: #94)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #6 for four weeks

53. LOUIS TOMLINSON, “We Made It” (351 points)
Album: Walls
Label: Syco/Arista
Peak: #8 for three weeks

54. SAINT MOTEL, “Preach” (339 points)
EP: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Pt. 2
Label: Elektra
Peak: #9

55. THE SCRIPT, “The Last Time” (338 points) (2019 YE: #71)
Album: Sunsets & Full Moons
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3 for five weeks (2019/2020)

56. MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, “I Got You” (329 points)
Album: Work Hard And Be Nice
Label: Boo Boo Wax/Thirty Tigers
Peak: #10 for two weeks

57. ROYAL & THE SERPENT, “Overwhelmed” (325 points)
EP: Get A Grip
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #6

58. DUA LIPA, “Levitating” (310 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for four (+) weeks

59. DEMI LOVATO, “I Love Me” (308 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #10

60. THE CHICKS (f/k/a DIXIE CHICKS), “Gaslighter” (307 points)
Album: Gaslighter
Label: Columbia
Peak: #10

61. NEON TREES, “Used To Like” (299 points)
Album: I Can Feel You Forgetting Me
Label: Thrill Forever/ADA
Peak: #11

62. GAVIN JAMES, “Boxes” (291 points)
EP: Boxes
Label: Capitol
Peak: #11 for two weeks

63. MAROON 5, “Nobody’s Love” (275 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: 222/Interscope
Peak: #11 for two weeks

64. KALEO, “I Want More” (266 points)
Album: Surface Sounds
Label: Elektra
Peak: #15

65. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Lover” (265 points) (2019 YE: #42)
Album: Lover
Label: Republic
Peak: #2 (2019)

66. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (263 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #3 for three (+) weeks

67. CHAZ CARDIGAN, “Not OK!” (261 points)
EP: Vulnerabilia
Label: Loud Robot/Capitol
Peak: #14 for two weeks

68. MARSHMELLO & DEMI LOVATO, “OK Not To Be OK” (260 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #11

69. MADDIE POPPE, “Not Losing You” (249 points) (2019 YE: #93)
Album: Whirlwind
Label: 19/Hollywood
Peak: #8

70. CLAIRE ROSINKRANZ, “Backyard Boy” (246 points)
EP: BeVerly Hills BoYfRiEnd
Label: Purple Monkey/Republic
Peak: #12

71. MANDY MOORE, “Tryin’ My Best, Los Angeles” (242 points)
Album: Silver Landings
Label: Verve Forecast
Peak: #12

72. LIZZO, “Cuz I Love You” (242 points)
Album: Cuz I Love You
Label: Nice Life/Atlantic
Peak: #13 for two weeks

73. NIALL HORAN, “No Judgement” (240 points)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #14

74. SHAWN MENDES, “Wonder” (234 points)
Album: Wonder
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #8 for three weeks

75. JAMIE SCOTT, “Friendly Fire” (232 points)
Album: How Still The River
Label: Catherine
Peak: #15 for four weeks

76. HARRY STYLES, “Watermelon Sugar” (231 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #15

77. SZA x JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “The Other Side” (227 points)
Album: Trolls World Tour (Soundtrack)
Label: RCA
Peak: #12

78. CONAN GRAY, “Maniac” (225 points)
Album: Kid Krow
Label: Republic
Peak: #15 for two weeks

79. SILVERSUN PICKUPS, “Toy Soldiers” (220 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: New Machine
Peak: #15 for two weeks

80. CAM, “Redwood Tree” (219 points)
Album: The Otherside
Label: Triple Tigers/RCA
Peak: #17 for three weeks

81. KESHA featuring BIG FREEDIA, “Raising Hell” (213 points)
Album: High Road
Label: Kemosabe/RCA
Peak: #12

82. A GREAT BIG WORLD & CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Fall On Me” (206 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: S-Curve
Peak: #18

83. LIZZO, “Good As Hell” (197 points) (2019 YE: #57)
Album: Coconut Oil (EP)
Label: Nice Life/Atlantic
Peak: #6 for three weeks

84. SMITH & THELL, “Year Of The Young” (196 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Arista
Peak: #18

85. ZARA LARSSON, “Wow” (196 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: TEN/Epic
Peak: #19 for two weeks

86. FINNEAS, “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night” (193 points)
EP: Blood Harmony (Deluxe)
Label: OYOY/AWAL
Peak: #18

87. JP SAXE, “A Little Bit Yours” (184 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Arista
Peak: #5+

88. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Oh, What A World” (183 points)
Album: Golden Hour
Label: MCA Nashville/Capitol
Peak: #17

89. COLDPLAY, “Champion Of The World” (180 points)
Album: Everyday Life
Label: Parlophone/Atlantic
Peak: #19

90. PICTURE THIS, “One Night” (178 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Republic
Peak: #15 for three weeks

91. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Fearless” (178 points)
Album: Miracle Pill
Label: Warner
Peak: #17

92. DIXIE D’AMELIO, “Be Happy” (172 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: HITCO
Peak: #18 for two weeks

93. WHY DON’T WE, “Fallin'” (171 points)
Album: The Good Times And The Bad Ones
Label: Signature Ent./Atlantic
Peak: #11+

94. AVENUE BEAT, “F2020” (169 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Tape Room/Valory-in2une
Peak: #16

95. BASTILLE, “Survivin'” (162 points)
EP: Goosebumps
Label: Republic
Peak: #14+

96. BLINDLOVE, “I Wanna Be Okay” (145 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: IronHeart (now Bee & El/Warner)
Peak: #19

97. LUKAS GRAHAM, “Lie” (143 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Warner
Peak: #14 for two weeks

98. KEANE, “Love Too Much” (142 points) (2019 YE: #44)
Album: Meaning Of Life
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3 (2019)

99. LUKAS GRAHAM, “Share That Love” (138 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Warner
Peak: #21

100. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (133 points)
Album: ~how i’m feeling~
Label: AWAL/in2une
Peak: #20

Happy New Year from PGTC! See you in 2021.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 13, 2020

The future of nostalgic number ones.

DEBUTS
39. Ryland James – Water
38. Smith & Thell – Year Of The Young | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Zara Larsson – Wow (38)
28. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (34) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Zedd & Jasmine Thompson – Funny (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Zara Larsson – Love Me Land (08) | PEAK: #08
08. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Scott Helman – Wait No More (04) | PEAK: #03
05. Taylor Swift – Cardigan (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (05) | PEAK: #01 for ten weeks
03. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Shawn Hook – Holding On To You (2)
2. Alaina Castillo – Tonight (8)
3. Taylor Swift – Betty (1)
4. Rozzi – Best Friend Song (9)
5. LP – The One That You Love (5)
6. Jamie Scott – New York Nights (6)
7. Dua Lipa featuring Madonna & Missy Elliott – Levitating (7)
8. Lukas Graham – Share That Love (-)
9. Marshmello & Demi Lovato – OK Not To Be OK (-)
10. Tate McRae – You Broke Me First (-)

In The Mix:
Alicia Keys – Love Looks Better (new)
Bea Miller – Feel Something (new)
Gracie Abrams – Friend
Holly Humberstone – Overkill
JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours
Matt Simons – Better Tomorrow
Morgxn – Wonder
NOTD & Nina Nesbitt – Cry Dancing
Sasha Sloan – Lie
Steps – What The Future Holds (new)
Taylor Swift – The 1
The Vamps – Married In Vegas (new)
Tyler Shaw – Remember
Walk Off The Earth – Farther We Go
ZZ Ward – Giant

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa‘s “Hallucinate” remains at #1 for the third week on my personal chart, which is also looking like its final frame at the top. Though the top gainers are still on the slower side this week, there are two debuts in the top 40: “Year Of The Young” is the fourth top 40 entry for Smith & Thell at #38, while “Water” earns Ryland James his first top 40 song at #39.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 6, 2020

Lipa locks in for two.

DEBUTS
40. Morgan Wallen – 7 Summers
39. FINNEAS – What They’ll Say About Us
38. Zara Larsson – Wow | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
29. Claire Rosinkranz – Backyard Boy (35)
21. Ashe – Save Myself (26)
15. BANNERS – Someone To You (21)
14. Chris Cornell – Patience (19)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Zedd & Jasmine Thompson – Funny (14) | PEAK: #10
09. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Zara Larsson – Love Me Land (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Taylor Swift – Cardigan (07) | PEAK: #07
06. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (04) | PEAK: #01 for ten weeks
04. Scott Helman – Wait No More (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Swift – Betty (1)
2. Shawn Hook – Holding On To You (3)
3. Smith & Thell – Year Of The Young (7)
4. Zoe Wees – Control (2)
5. LP – The One That You Love (5)
6. Jamie Scott – New York Nights (9)
7. Dua Lipa featuring Madonna & Missy Elliott – Levitating (8)
8. Alaina Castillo – Tonight (-)
9. Rozzi – Best Friend Song (-)
10. Ryland James – Water (-)

In The Mix:
Cam – Classic
Gracie Abrams – Friend
Holly Humberstone – Overkill
JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (new)
Lukas Graham – Share That Love
Matt Simons – Better Tomorrow
Morgxn – Wonder
NOTD & Nina Nesbitt – Cry Dancing
Sasha Sloan – Lie (new)
Tate McRae – You Broke Me First
Taylor Swift – The 1
Tyler Shaw – Remember
Walk Off The Earth – Farther We Go
ZZ Ward – Giant

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa earns a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Hallucinate”, taken from the album Future Nostalgia and also included on the Club Future Nostalgia remix album in two separate versions. Zara Larsson‘s reissue of “Wow”, a 2019 track that spiked as a result of Netflix’s Work It, is the top new entry at #38. Her recent song “Love Me Land” remains in the top ten this week at #8. FINNEAS and Morgan Wallen have further debuts with “What They’ll Say About Us” and “7 Summers”, which start at #39 and #40, respectively. The former title was released several days ago, while the latter debuted in mid-August to substantial streaming success.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 30, 2020

You aren’t hallucinating: she’s back at the top.

DEBUTS
38. Royal & The Serpent – Overwhelmed
37. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
35. Claire Rosinkranz – Backyard Boy (40)
26. Ashe – Save Myself (31)
11. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (20) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks
(see #7 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (07) | PEAK: #03
09. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (05) | PEAK: #02
08. Zara Larsson – Love Me Land (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Taylor Swift – Cardigan (12) | PEAK: #07
06. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (09) | PEAK: #05
04. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for ten weeks
03. Scott Helman – Wait No More (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (04) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Swift – Betty (1)
2. Zoe Wees – Control (3)
3. Shawn Hook – Holding On To You (4)
4. Katy Perry – Smile (2)
5. LP – The One That You Love (6)
6. Bon Jovi – Do What You Can (5)
7. Smith & Thell – Year Of The Young (9)
8. Dua Lipa featuring Madonna & Missy Elliott – Levitating (7)
9. Jamie Scott – New York Nights (8)
10. Zara Larsson – Wow (-)

In The Mix:
Alaina Castillo – Tonight (new)
BTS – Dynamite
Cam – Classic
Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am
Gracie Abrams – Friend
Holly Humberstone – Overkill
Lukas Graham – Share That Love
Matt Simons – Better Tomorrow (new)
Morgan Wallen – 7 Summers (new)
Morgxn – Wonder
NOTD & Nina Nesbitt – Cry Dancing
Rozzi – Best Friend Song
Ryland James – Water
Tate McRae – You Broke Me First
Taylor Swift – The 1
Tyler Shaw – Remember
Walk Off The Earth – Farther We Go
ZZ Ward – Giant (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa earns her fourth #1 song from the Future Nostalgia album on my chart with “Hallucinate”, climbing from 2-1. In total, the four cuts have occupied the top spot for 14 weeks so far in 2020. Miley Cyrus has the Biggest Mover for the second week with “Midnight Sky”, jumping from 20-11. For new entries, Joel Corry and MNEK are in at #37 with “Head & Heart”, a recent #1 hit in the U.K., as Royal & The Serpent slithers into the #38 spot with “Overwhelmed”. The former title impacts at the Top 40 format this Tuesday, while the latter title heads for adds at the Alternative format later in September.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 23, 2020

Another rainy Sunday on the chart.

DEBUTS
40. Claire Rosinkranz – Backyard Boy | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Ashe – Save Myself (38)
20. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (34) | BIGGEST MOVER
16. Zedd & Jasmine Thompson – Funny (21)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Tones And I – Ur So F**king Cool (08) | PEAK: #06
09. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Katy Perry – Daisies (06) | PEAK: #03
07. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (07) | PEAK: #03
06. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (04) | PEAK: #02
04. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Scott Helman – Wait No More (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for ten weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Swift – Betty (3)
2. Katy Perry – Smile (2)
3. Zoe Wees – Control (1)
4. Shawn Hook – Holding On To You (8)
5. Bon Jovi – Do What You Can (5)
6. LP – The One That You Love (6)
7. Dua Lipa featuring Madonna & Missy Elliott – Levitating (9)
8. Jamie Scott – New York Nights (10)
9. Smith & Thell – Year Of The Young (-)
10. Royal & The Serpent – Overwhelmed (-)

In The Mix:
BTS – Dynamite (new)
Cam – Classic
Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am
Gracie Abrams – Friend
Guy Sebastian – Standing With You
Holly Humberstone – Overkill
Icona Pop – Feels In My Body
Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (new)
Kylie Minogue – Say Something
Lukas Graham – Share That Love (new)
Morgxn – Wonder
NOTD & Nina Nesbitt – Cry Dancing
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa
Rozzi – Best Friend Song
Ryland James – Water (new)
Tate McRae – You Broke Me First
Taylor Swift – The 1
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – Sleep At Night
Tyler Shaw – Remember (new)
Walk Off The Earth – Farther We Go (new)
Zara Larsson – WOW

Chart Notes:

  • Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande‘s “Rain On Me” is launching a chart storm for the tenth consecutive week, making it the first song to reach a double-digit run at the top since 2013. Miley Cyrus‘s “Midnight Sky” is lighting up as the Biggest Mover in the top 40, jumping from 34-20. A single debut checks into the countdown: newcomer Claire Rosinkranz is in at #40 with her viral hit “Backyard Boy”, which is taken from the EP titled BeVerly Hills BoYfRiEnd.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 21, 2020

This New Music Friday is dynamite!

Scene any notable New Music Friday titles lately? Get ready to press play on this week’s top releases, including notable albums and EPs from Blackbear, The Killers and Troye Sivan, as well as the latest singles from BTS, Jxdn and Katy Perry. It’s explosive out there:

Notable albums out this week: Brasstracks‘s Golden Ticket (iTunes), Cold War Kids‘s New Age Norms 2 (iTunes), Davina Michelle‘s My Own World (iTunes), DUCKWRTH‘s SuperGood (iTunes), Erasure‘s The Neon (iTunes), Josh Turner‘s Country State Of Mind (iTunes), Lauren Sanderson‘s Midwest Kids Can Make It Big (Deluxe) (iTunes), Lecrae‘s Restoration (iTunes), Lewis Del Mar‘s August (iTunes), Mulatto‘s Queen Of Da Souf (iTunes), Nas‘s King’s Disease (iTunes), The Front Bottoms‘s In Sickness & In Flames (iTunes), The Killers‘s Imploding The Mirage (iTunes), Tim McGraw‘s Here On Earth (iTunes), Tucker Beathard‘s King (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Beaux‘s I Don’t Want To Make It Alone, I Want To Make It With You (iTunes), Blackbear‘s Everything Means Nothing (Part 2) (iTunes), Bryce Vine‘s Problems (iTunes), MASN‘s How To Kill A Rockstar (iTunes), New Politics’s Escape To Paradise (iTunes), ROZES‘s Crazy (iTunes), Ryland James‘s Ryland James (iTunes), Snow Patrol & The Saturday Songwriters‘s The Fireside Sessions (iTunes), South Of Eden‘s The Talk (iTunes), Stellie‘s Stellie (iTunes), Troye Sivan‘s In A Dream (iTunes), Vic Mensa‘s V Tape (iTunes), Wafia‘s Good Things (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“13 Going On 30”, Fivio Foreign (iTunes)
“45”, Kid Ink (iTunes)
“Ain’t It Different”, Headie One featuring AJ Tracey & Stormzy (iTunes)
“Alien”, Lions Head featuring Sido (iTunes)
“Aw Aw”, Russ (iTunes)
“Back In 84”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“Baby”, Madison Beer (iTunes)
“Baby It’s You”, London Grammar (iTunes)
“Bad To Myself”, Greyson Chance (iTunes)
“Bang! (AhhHaa Remix)”, AJR featuring Hayley Kiyoko (iTunes)
“Better By Myself”, JORDY featuring Monique Heart (iTunes)
“Brick By Brick”, American Authors (iTunes)
“Casual (Acoustic)”, Jesse Barrera, Jeff Bernat & Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“Chernobyl”, Alec Bailey (iTunes)
“Chew On My Heart (Madism Remix)”, James Bay (iTunes)
“Crazy”, Bazzi (iTunes)
“Dance Like Nobody’s Watching”, Iggy Azalea & Tinashe (iTunes)
“December”, Ivory Layne (iTunes)
“Deep Sea Diver”, Briston Maroney (iTunes)
“Don’t Be Sad”, Tate McRae (iTunes)
“Don’t Care”, Rich Brian (iTunes)
“Dynamite”, BTS (iTunes)
“Entrepreneur”, Pharrell Williams featuring JAY-Z (iTunes)
“Envious”, Aluna (iTunes)
“Feel”, FLETCHER (iTunes)
“Fingers Crossed”, Agnes (iTunes)
“Foolish”, Forest Blakk (iTunes)
“Free”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“Good Enough”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“Half A Heart”, Sky McCreery (iTunes)
“Heartbreaker”, Tayo Sound (iTunes)
“Hurt”, Arlo Parks (iTunes)
“I Feel Like Dancing”, The Night Game (iTunes)
“I Like Cars”, Caroline Kole (iTunes)
“I Want To Be With You”, Chloe Moriondo (iTunes)
“Identical”, Phoenix (iTunes)
“I Should Go”, James Vincent McMorrow & Kenny Beats (iTunes)
“I’ll Be In Hell Comparing Myself” and “Music Doesn’t Even Help”, Mags (iTunes)
“In Your Eyes”, Wanderer (iTunes)
“Incognito”, Cody Jon (iTunes)
“Is It True (Four Tet Remix)”, Tame Impala (iTunes)
“Lie To Me”, Vera Blue (iTunes)
“Light Up”, Moon Taxi (iTunes)
“LLLL (Love Life Live Large)”, Dizzee Rascal featuring Chip (iTunes)
“Love Me The Same”, Esmée Denters (iTunes)
“Love On Top”, Pitch Perfect’s The Bellas (iTunes)
“Make Me Feel Alive”, You Me At Six (iTunes)
“Marilyn Monroe”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Married In Vegas (Matoma Remix)”, The Vamps (iTunes)
“Mr. Brightside”, Don Diablo (iTunes)
“Never Let You”, Kiiara (iTunes)
“No Therapy”, Felix Jaehn featuring Nea & Bryn Christopher (iTunes)
“Nothing Good”, Goody Grace featuring G-Eazy & Juicy J (iTunes)
“Ohms”, Deftones (iTunes)
“One And Lonely”, CXLOE (iTunes)
“Only A Shadow”, White Reaper (iTunes)
“Over U.”, Will Hyde (iTunes)
“Petal Pickin'”, Contradash (iTunes)
“People and “Rest Up”, Boy Pablo (iTunes)
“Pray”, Jxdn (iTunes)
“Pretty Much”, Tobi Lou (iTunes)
“Really Counts”, Snow Tha Product (iTunes)
“Ross And Rachel”, Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Run To Me”, Steve Lukather featuring Joseph Williams & Ringo Starr (iTunes)
“Safe Zone (SIVV Remix)”, Seeb x Emelie Hollow (iTunes)
“Save The Day”, Mariah Carey featuring Lauryn Hill (iTunes)
“Seeing Other People”, Donovan Woods (iTunes)
“Share That Love”, Lukas Graham featuring G-Eazy (iTunes)
“Since I Was Young (Boiish Remix)”, Wrabel x Kesha (iTunes)
“Something Holy”, Jealous Of The Birds (iTunes)
“Space Song”, Pilar Victoria (iTunes)
“Talk To Me”, Apocalyptica featuring Lzzy Hale (iTunes)
“The House We Live In”, Arlissa (iTunes)
“The Lakes”, Taylor Swift (iTunes)
“Thong Song”, Amber Mark (iTunes)
“Tick Tock”, Clean Bandit & Mabel featuring 24KGoldn (iTunes)
“Too Good To Lose”, Justin Jesso (iTunes)
“What Makes A Woman”, Katy Perry (iTunes)

Next week, the latest projects from Disclosure, Katy Perry and Toni Braxton are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 16, 2020

Nine weeks of rainy weather.

DEBUTS
40. The Go-Go’s – Club Zero
39. Jxdn – Angels & Demons
38. Ashe – Save Myself
34. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
26. Chris Cornell – Patience (31)
23. Silversun Pickups – Toy Soldiers (28)
21. Zedd & Jasmine Thompson – Funny (26)
(see #2, #5 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Dua Lipa – Break My Heart (07) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
09. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Tones And I – Ur So F**king Cool (06) | PEAK: #06
07. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (03) | PEAK: #03
06. Katy Perry – Daisies (04) | PEAK: #03
05. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (12) | PEAK: #05 | BIGGEST MOVER
04. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (02) | PEAK: #02
03. Scott Helman – Wait No More (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (08) | PEAK: #02
01. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for nine weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Zoe Wees – Control (3)
2. Katy Perry – Smile (5)
3. Taylor Swift – Betty (8)
4. Claire Rosinkranz – Backyard Boy (-)
5. Bon Jovi – Do What You Can (6)
6. LP – The One That You Love (10)
7. Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am (9)
8. Shawn Hook – Holding On To You (-)
9. Dua Lipa featuring Madonna & Missy Elliott – Levitating (-)
10. Jamie Scott – New York Nights (-)

In The Mix:
Bastille featuring Graham Coxon – What You Gonna Do?
Cam – Classic
Gracie Abrams – Friend (new)
Guy Sebastian – Standing With You
Hayley Williams – Dead Horse
Holly Humberstone – Overkill (new)
Icona Pop – Feels In My Body
Kenzie featuring Sia – Exhale
Kylie Minogue – Say Something
Morgxn – Wonder
NOTD & Nina Nesbitt – Cry Dancing
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa
Royal & The Serpent – Overwhelmed (new)
Rozzi – Best Friend Song (new)
Smith & Thell – Year Of The Young (new)
Tate McRae – You Broke Me First
Taylor Swift – The 1 (new)
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – Sleep At Night

Chart Notes:

  • Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande‘s “Rain On Me” is now my longest-running #1 song of the year so far, spending a ninth week at the top. Two songs of note are vying for the top spot later this month: Dua Lipa‘s “Hallucinate”, which leaps from 8-2 this week, and Kygo‘s remix of Tina Turner‘s “What’s Love Got To Do With It”, which soars from 12-5 as the Biggest Mover on the chart. Four new tunes start in the top 40, led by Miley Cyrus‘s “Midnight Sky” at #34. Towards the bottom of the list, additional entries by Ashe (#38), Jxdn (#39) and The Go-Go’s (#40) should also have solid runs in the coming weeks.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 9, 2020

Another stormy week on the charts.

DEBUTS
39. Saint Motel – Preach
38. Dixie D’Amelio – Be Happy | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Avenue Beat – F2020 (39)
32. BANNERS – Someone To You (40)
19. Maroon 5 – Nobody’s Love (27)
18. Taylor Swift – Cardigan (26)
13. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (18)
12. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (21) | BIGGEST MOVER
08. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (13)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (09) | PEAK: #09
09. Carly Rae Jepsen – This Love Isn’t Crazy (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (13) | PEAK: #08
07. Dua Lipa – Break My Heart (07) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
06. Tones And I – Ur So F**king Cool (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Scott Helman – Wait No More (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Katy Perry – Daisies (04) | PEAK: #03
03. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Jxdn – Angels & Demons (1)
2. Ashe – Save Myself (2)
3. Zoe Wees – Control (7)
4. The Go-Go’s – Club Zero (9)
5. Katy Perry – Smile (6)
6. Bon Jovi – Do What You Can (10)
7. Dermot Kennedy – Giants (5)
8. Taylor Swift – Betty (-)
9. Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am (-)
10. LP – The One That You Love (-)

In The Mix:
Bastille featuring Graham Coxon – What You Gonna Do?
Billie Eilish – My Future
Cam – Classic
Claire Rosinkranz – Backyard Boy (new)
Dan + Shay – I Should Probably Go To Bed
Guy Sebastian – Standing With You
Hayley Williams – Dead Horse
Icona Pop – Feels In My Body (new)
Kenzie featuring Sia – Exhale
Kylie Minogue – Say Something
Morgxn – Wonder
NOTD & Nina Nesbitt – Cry Dancing (new)
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa
Shawn Hook – Holding On To You
Sheppard – Symphony
Tate McRae – You Broke Me First
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – Sleep At Night

Chart Notes:

  • Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande‘s “Rain On Me” spends an eighth big week at #1 on my personal chart, tying for the longest-running #1 song so far in 2020 with Dua Lipa‘s “Break My Heart”. Some notable climbers race up my chart, including Kygo and Tina Turner‘s “What’s Love Got To Do With It?”, which soars from 21-12 to become the week’s Biggest Mover. The pair of debuts in the countdown come from social media star and singer Dixie D’Amelio, who debuts at #38 with “Be Happy”, and indie pop group Saint Motel, who start at #39 with “Preach”. Five years ago, the latter act scored their highest-charting song on my list with the four-week #1 single “My Type”.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 2, 2020

Raining into August.

DEBUTS
40. BANNERS – Someone To You
39. Avenue Beat – F2020 | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Maroon 5 – Nobody’s Love (36) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
26. Taylor Swift – Cardigan (34)
21. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? (28)
18. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (23)
13. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (22) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Michael Franti & Spearhead – I Got You (10) | PEAK: #10
09. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Carly Rae Jepsen – This Love Isn’t Crazy (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Dua Lipa – Break My Heart (05) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
06. Tones And I – Ur So F**king Cool (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Scott Helman – Wait No More (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Katy Perry – Daisies (03) | PEAK: #03
03. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for seven weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Jxdn – Angels & Demons (4)
2. Ashe – Save Myself (10)
3. Saint Motel – Preach (7)
4. Mickey Guyton – Black Like Me (2)
5. Dermot Kennedy – Giants (6)
6. Katy Perry – Smile (8)
7. Zoe Wees – Control (9)
8. Dixie D’Amelio – Be Happy (-)
9. The Go-Go’s – Club Zero (-)
10. Bon Jovi – Do What You Can (-)

In The Mix:
Amy Shark – Everybody Rise
Bastille featuring Graham Coxon – What You Gonna Do? (new)
Billie Eilish – My Future (new)
Cam – Classic
Dan + Shay – I Should Probably Go To Bed (new)
Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am
Guy Sebastian – Standing With You
Hayley Williams – Dead Horse
Kenzie featuring Sia – Exhale
Kylie Minogue – Say Something
Morgxn – Wonder
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa
Semisonic – You’re Not Alone
Shawn Hook – Holding On To You
Sheppard – Symphony
Tate McRae – You Broke Me First
Taylor Swift – Betty (new)
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – Sleep At Night

Chart Notes:

  • Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande‘s “Rain On Me” earns a seventh week at #1 on my personal chart, while tunes from Dua Lipa and Maroon 5 share the Biggest Mover title with upward moves of nine spots each. The band Avenue Beat has my Highest Debut with the timely “F2020” at #39, while BANNERS is in at #40 with a reissue of “Someone To You”, which was fueled by momentum on the video app TikTok. The song originally bubbled under my chart during the summer and fall of 2017.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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