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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 28, 2005

“Head” of the chart class.

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 14 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of August 23, 2005…

Debuts:
40. SIMPLY RED, “Perfect Love”
38. BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH, “When The Night Feels My Song”
31. DANIEL POWTER, “Jimmy Gets High”

Biggest Mover(s):
RACHEL STEVENS, “I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)” (27-14, thirteen spots)

10. DURAN DURAN, “Nice” (up 7)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. THE KILLERS, “All These Things That I’ve Done” (up 2)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. FEFE DOBSON, “Don’t Let It Go To Your Head” (up 2)
Album: Sunday Love (2006, Island Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. JACK JOHNSON, “Good People” (steady, second week)
Album: In Between Dreams (2005, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

06. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (steady, second week)
Album: Breakaway (2004, RCA Records/RCA Music Group)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, “One Love” (steady, third week)
Album: Looking For Lucky (2005, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

04. JOSH KELLEY, “Only You” (steady, third week)
Album: Almost Honest (2005, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

03. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (steady, second week)
Album: Daniel Powter (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) + #1 for ten weeks (2006)

02. D.H.T., “Listen To Your Heart” (steady, second week)
Album: Listen To Your Heart (2005, Robbins Entertainment)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “This Is How A Heart Breaks” (steady, second week)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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August 30, 2019 · 11:59 PM

ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 20, 2005

Another killer top ten.

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 14 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 20, 2005…

Debuts:
39. VANESSA WILLIAMS, “You Are Everything”
38. ASLYN, “Be The Girl”
25. NATALIE IMBRUGLIA, “Shiver”

Biggest Mover(s):
DANIEL BEDINGFIELD, “Wrap My Words Around You” (28-15, thirteen spots)

10. 3 DOORS DOWN, “Let Me Go” (down 2)
Album: Seventeen Days (2005, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

09. JACK JOHNSON, “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” (up 5)
Album: In Between Dreams (2005, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

08. GWEN STEFANI featuring EVE, “Rich Girl” (down 3)
Album: Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

07. THE KILLERS, “Mr. Brightside” (up 2)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. DARREN HAYES, “Darkness” (down 4)
Album: The Tension And The Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (up 1)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

04. DURAN DURAN, “What Happens Tomorrow” (up 3)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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

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

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 24, 2005

Another Day, another hit.

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 April 24, 2005…

Debuts:
40. MARIAH CAREY, “We Belong Together”
38. THE WALLFLOWERS, “Beautiful Side Of Somewhere”
29. CARBON LEAF, “What About Everything”

Biggest Mover(s):
BACKSTREET BOYS, “Incomplete” (28-22)
AVION, “Beautiful” (20-14)
LOW MILLIONS, “Statue” (18-12, six spots)

10. KEANE, “Everybody’s Changing” (steady, second week)
Album: Hopes And Fears (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

09. BRYAN ADAMS, “This Side Of Paradise” (up 3)
Album: Room Service (2004, Mercury Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

08. THE KILLERS, “Mr. Brightside” (down 4)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. TIM MCGRAW, “Live Like You Were Dying” (down 4)
Album: Live Like You Were Dying (2004, Curb Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

06. HALL & OATES, “I Can Dream About You” (up 2)
Album: Our Kind Of Soul (2004, U-Watch Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “American Baby” (up 2)
Album: Stand Up (2005, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for four weeks

04. GAVIN DEGRAW, “Chariot” (up 2)
Album: Chariot (2003, J Records)
Peak: #2

03. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (up 2)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

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

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 14, 2008

Digging into the “Best” music.

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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 14, 2008…

Debuts:
40. LILY ALLEN, “The Fear”
39. KATY PERRY, “Thinking Of You”
36. GERALDINE MCQUEEN, “Once Upon A Christmas Song”
32. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Circus”

Biggest Mover(s):
HINDER, “Without You” (30-22, eight spots)

10. DANIEL POWTER, “Best Of Me” (up 1)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #10 for five weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Love Story” (up 5)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

08. PINK, “So What” (down 2)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

07. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Keeps Gettin’ Better” (up 1)
Album: Keeps Gettin’ Better: A Decade Of Hits (2008, RCA Records)
Peak: #7

06. THE KILLERS, “Human” (up 1)
Album: Day & Age (2008, Island Records)
Peak: #5

05. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, “Gives You Hell” (steady, second week)
Album: When The World Comes Down (2008, DGC/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. SIMON COLLINS, “Unconditional” (down 1)
Album: U-Catastrophe (2008, Razor & Tie Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

03. NICKELBACK, “Gotta Be Somebody” (up 1)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. DAVID COOK, “Light On” (steady, third week)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Womanizer” (steady, third week)
Album: Circus (2008, Jive Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 22, 2017

Mmmm… it’s New Music Friday.

A very happy Rosh Hashanah to all of those celebrating, and the new year calls for some big new releases to top the charts. Here are the albums and singles you need to know this week:

ALTERNATIVE / ROCK
If you feel like rocking out to new music by a couple of hot bands, notable Alternative and Rock albums this week include Gossip (iTunes) by Sleeping With Sirens and Wonderful Wonderful (iTunes) by The Killers. The latter group recently hit #1 on the Triple A chart with the lead single from that set, “The Man”.

COUNTRY
They’ve both hit #1 on the Country radio chart, and now, they’ll be competing for the top of that album chart. Notable releases in the genre this week include Everybody (iTunes) by Chris Janson and On The Rocks (iTunes) by Midland. “Drinkin’ Problem” landed the latter trio their first #1 single just a few weeks ago.

HIP-HOP / RAP
It’s a big week for a number of rappers and plenty of hip-hop and R&B projects, with some of the notable titles including By Any Means 2 (iTunes) by Kevin Gates, All Things Work Together (iTunes) by Lecrae and Gemini (iTunes) by Macklemore. Only Lecrae has previously hit #1 on the Billboard 200, with the other two performers going as high as #2.

POP
Of course, we couldn’t go without mentioning this week’s top pop sets, and those notable ones include Double Dutchess (iTunes) by Fergie and Skin&Earth (iTunes) by Lights. The latter title features the track “Giants”, which is making its way up the top 30 at the Hot AC format.

More albums out this week: Circa Survive‘s The Amulet (iTunes), Haley Reinhart‘s What’s That Sound? (iTunes), Ledisi‘s Let Love Rule (iTunes), Van Morrison‘s Roll With The Punches (iTunes), My Little Pony: The Movie (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: Harrison Storm‘s Change It All (iTunes), Kygo‘s Stargazing (iTunes), NAWAS‘s Trouble (iTunes), Starrah & Diplo‘s Starrah x Diplo (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“A Different Way”, DJ Snake featuring Lauv (iTunes)
“Again”, Noah Cyrus featuring XXXTENTACION (iTunes)
“Beg”, Jack & Jack (iTunes)
“Champion”, Barns Courtney (iTunes)
“Changes”, DeJ Loaf (iTunes)
“Don’t Tempt Me”, MiC LOWRY (iTunes)
“Generous”, Olivia Holt (iTunes)
“Heavy”, Anne-Marie (iTunes)
“Hideaway”, Dan Owen (iTunes)
“Hillside Boys”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Hold On To Me”, Hurts (iTunes)
“Hollow”, Super Duper featuring Quinn Lewis (iTunes)
“I Found God”, Mainland (iTunes)
“Into The Blue”, Rationale (iTunes)
“Maybe”, Russ (iTunes)
“Northern Lights”, Jaymes Young (iTunes)
“One Foot”, Walk The Moon (iTunes)
“Phases”, ALMA & French Montana (iTunes)
“Royal Highness”, Tom Grennan (iTunes)
“See You”, Thriving Ivory (iTunes)
“Sexy Dirty Love”, Demi Lovato (iTunes)
“Shy Love”, Sinclair (iTunes)
“Split Stones”, Maggie Rogers (iTunes)
“Starlight”, Emeli Sandé (iTunes)
“Truth Hurts”, Lizzo (iTunes)
“Week Without You”, Miley Cyrus (iTunes)
“What’s Next”, Youngr (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new albums from Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Shania Twain and more. Listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 13, 2005

“Wishing” we had a time machine.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back 12 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 13, 2005…

Debuts:
39. ANASTACIA, “Left Outside Alone”
35. LOW MILLIONS, “Statue”
34. AVION, “Beautiful”
29. GAVIN DEGRAW, “Chariot”

Biggest Movers:
RYAN CABRERA, “40 Kinds Of Sadness” (32-21, eleven spots)

10. TIM MCGRAW, “Live Like You Were Dying” (up 3)
Album: Live Like You Were Dying (2004, Curb Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

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

08. U2, “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” (up 1)
Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

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

06. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (down 2)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Lonely No More” (down 4)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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

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

02. THE KILLERS, “Mr. Brightside” (up 4)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. JACK JOHNSON, “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” (up 4)
Album: In Between Dreams (2005, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 26, 2005

Now, "Tomorrow" was yesterday.

Now, “Tomorrow” is so yesterday.

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 eleven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 26, 2005…

Debuts:
40. GWEN STEFANI, “Hollaback Girl”
39. KYLIE MINOGUE, “Giving You Up”
36. WEEZER, “Beverly Hills”
35. KELLY CLARKSON, “Behind These Hazel Eyes”

Biggest Mover(s):
MICHAEL TOLCHER, “Mission Responsible” (40-32, eight spots)

10. LOW MILLIONS, “Eleanor” (down 5)
Album: Ex-Girlfriends (2004, EMI/Manhattan Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

09. INGRAM HILL, “Almost Perfect” (down 1)
Album: June’s Picture Show (2004, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

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

07. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (down 1)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

06. TIM MCGRAW, “Live Like You Were Dying” (up 3)
Album: Live Like You Were Dying (2004, Curb Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. HOWIE DAY, “Collide” (up 2)
Album: Stop All The World Now (2003, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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

03. ROB THOMAS, “Lonely No More” (down 2)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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

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

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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