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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Freaky Fly Bry's Top 100 - January 13, 2019 (20TH ANNIVERSARY)

20th Anniversary Special

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Freaky Fly Bry's Top 100! And what are the chances that the act at #1 here is someone who's been with the chart since the very beginning? Pretty good, I'd say, because the Backstreet Boys have achieved their 9th #1 so far with "Chances"! The second single from their forthcoming album "DNA" as achieved the pinnacle in a very appropriate week for them, and makes their current album their first since "Millennium" 20 years ago to have multiple #1's; that album was the first ever to have four straight #1's on my chart.

As Busted's ode to the decade where the chart started, the 90's, falls to #2, we see possible future #1's from Mark Ronson/Miley Cyrus (4-3) and Katy Perry (6-4, her 22nd top 10 hit) materializing, while newcomer Alec Benjamin's debut single rises 8-6 as the former #1's from Carly Rae Jepsen and Kelly Clarkson start to make way for other songs to pass them.

Two new entries to the top 10 this week and both are familiar faces to the top 10; Jennifer Lopez's new single "Limitless" from her film "Second Act" becomes her 15th top 10 and her first since 2014's "First Love", and looks possible to become her first top 5 hit in 16 years. Avril Lavigne gets her 18th top 10 with "Tell Me It's Over", the second single from her forthcoming album and follow-up to the #1 hit "Head Above Water".

The biggest mover within the top 40 is Taylor Swift's "Getaway Car", the 6th song to chart from her latest album "Reputation". If it makes top 10, it will become her 25th top 10.

Entering the top 40 are the second top 40 hit from Led Zeppelin Greta Van Fleet's album "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army" and Ariana Grande's 15th top 40 hit "Imagine".

This week's debuts run the gamut of all styles of popular music, led by Australian country singer Keith Urban and including 70's Philly soul group Blue Magic, Dutch EDM DJ Armin Van Buuren, American pop star Mike Posner, Lebanese-British flamboyant pop star Mika, British pop star Olly Murs, Steps member gone solo Claire Richards, legendary 90's rock band Garbage with a Record Store Day single, 14-year-old The Voice contestant Kennedy Holmes, "bucket list" singer who recently lost his cancer battle Mike Jacobs, German singer Alexa Feser, American indie rockers Bad Suns, Brazilian singer Lorena Simpson, and yet again, following up their current #1 hit, the Backstreet Boys.

And finally, the chart itself is bookended by artists who were on my very first chart 20 years ago. While the Backstreet Boys are at #1 (and also debuting at #99, to commemorate the year I started my chart), at #100 we have Cher's former top 10, the ABBA cover "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)". The Backstreet Boys and Cher are the only artists to appear on both this anniversary chart and the first chart.



Freaky Fly Bry's Top 100 - January 13, 2019

TWLW2WTitleArtistPeakWeeks on
136ChancesBackstreet Boys19
213NinetiesBusted110
345Nothing Breaks Like A HeartMark Ronson feat. Miley Cyrus36
4616Immortal FlameKaty Perry45
521Never EnoughKelly Clarkson19
6814Let Me Down SlowlyAlec Benjamin69
752Party For OneCarly Rae Jepsen111
81549LimitlessJennifer Lopez87
91831Tell Me It's OverAvril Lavigne95
1074IosaThe Cranberries315
111315Back To LifeHailee Steinfeld117
121420How Long Til I Lose YouTyler Hilton126
1397Waving Through A WindowKaty Perry210
14108Thank U, NextAriana Grande410
15119Sweet But PsychoAva Max714
161722DisconnectBasement1610
172034Who CaresPaul McCartney174
182126ColderNina Nesbitt186
191210Music's Too Sad Without YouKylie Minogue & Jack Savoretti513
2030-Getaway CarTaylor Swift202
211612ShallowLady GaGa feat. Bradley Cooper415
221917A Million DreamsPink1711
232323She's KeroseneThe Interrupters239
242424HeadlightsHellberg feat. Leona Lewis2411
252932Careless WhisperTrain259
262211RelentlessArkells817
27252180's BabyNew Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature, Debbie Gibson & Tiffany114
282613Don't Lie To MeBarbra Streisand1015
292718Fresh StartJoan Jett & the Blackhearts916
302819Fuh YouPaul McCartney1018
313845HourglassAlice Chater3110
323744YouthShawn Mendes feat. Khalid3210
333946Would IMaggie Lindemann338
344048Stand Out Fit InOne OK Rock347
354150You're The OneGreta Van Fleet358
363229Breathin'Ariana Grande116
373330Head Above WaterAvril Lavigne116
383428Face The DarkGin Blossoms515
393527ElectricitySilk City feat. Dua Lipa1016
405864ImagineAriana Grande404
414251Love Has All Been Done BeforeJade Bird417
424547ForeverMumford & Sons428
433625It's Not Living (If It's Not With You)The 19751412
444343Not TodayAlessia Cara439
454440I Knew You WhenMarianas Trench408
466989Lie To Me5 Seconds Of Summer feat. Julia Michaels463
476392SalvationThe Strumbellas473
484638No Erasin'Steve Perry122
494739Bad LiarImagine Dragons399
505358Feeling Of FallingCheat Codes & Kim Petras506
515659Funny BusinessAlice Merton516
525763Lost My CoolStand Atlantic524
533133HurricanesDido319
545968HerIvy Levan546
556272All The Pretty GirlsVera Blue555
566069Bad IdeasTessa Violet566
576580Sexual VibeStephen Puth574
58667110 YearsClassified585
596879Crazy, Classic, LifeJanelle Monae594
606775ReunionBusted604
614835Loyal To MeNina Nesbitt422
624936Lost In JapanShawn Mendes1423
635037Middle Of The Night MindKate Voegele120
646170She Makes MeRick Astley615
657676Walls Come DownMeghan Patrick654
667777Young Dumb & BrokeElton John664
678291LifeBoy George & Culture Club673
688497Now That You're GoneThe Raconteurs683
698596MonsterCrashing Atlas693
7092-I Just Want People To Like MeRobbie Williams702
71NEW-Never Comin' DownKeith Urban711
72NEW-Your Love Is MagicBlue Magic721
73NEW-Just As You AreArmin Van Buuren feat. Rising Star & Fiora731
745141RemissionCourage My Love4113
755242The Big UnknownSade429
765456My MistakeGabrielle Aplin546
775557The FussAgainst The Current555
786461Can't Hear You NowMike Shinoda615
797878How You Love MeHardwell feat. Conor Maynard & Snoop Dogg784
808190FriendsDido803
8193-San FranciscoGalantis feat. Sofia Carson812
8295-Back AgainYou Me At Six822
83NEW-Move OnMike Posner831
849798The DescentBastille feat. Lily Moore, Moss Kena & Jacob Banks843
85NEW-Sound Of An OrchestraMika851
86NEW-ExcusesOlly Murs861
87NEW-Shame On YouClaire Richards871
887052Human BeingKT Tunstall528
897153LoyalPaloma Faith2612
908393Give ItBetta Lemme833
9196-You're Somebody ElseFlora Cash912
92NEW-Destroying AngelsGarbage feat. John Doe & Exene Cervenka921
93NEW-Love Is FreeKennedy Holmes931
94NEW-StayMike Jacobs941
95NEW-MutAlexa Feser951
9694-Sincerity Is ScaryThe 1975942
97NEW-Away We GoBad Suns971
98NEW-Bem MelhorLorena Simpson981
99NEW-No PlaceBackstreet Boys991
1008682Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)Cher622
Falling off:
-7254Might Not Like MeBrynn Elliott2711
-7355LoveBoyzone2813
-7460Untethered AngelDream Theater605
-7562LandslideLast In Line625
-7973Party Of OneBrandi Carlile feat. Sam Smith734
-8074That MagicIndia.Arie743
-8765SoberDemi Lovato129
-8866Ventura HighwayKate Voegele419
-8967Dance MacabreGhost1119
-9083Heart To BreakKim Petras1022
-9188Make UpVice feat. Jason Derulo & Ava Max883
-9894Easy TigerPortugal. The Man943
-9995TourniquetBreaking Benjamin953
-10087On Your MindKaskade873



Chart Flashback: January 14, 2018

1 (1) Kate Voegele - Shoot This Arrow (5th of 7 weeks at #1)
2 (2) Andy Grammer - Smoke Clears
3 (3) Toto - Alone
4 (4) Paloma Faith - Guilty
5 (8) Kelly Clarkson - Medicine
6 (5) Demi Lovato - Tell Me You Love Me
7 (6) Robbie Williams - Run It Wild
8 (9) Demi Lovato - Sexy Dirty Love
9 (NEW) Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B - Finesse
10 (18) Marianas Trench - Rhythm Of Your Heart

Notable movers:
11 (12) Green Day - Back In The USA
12 (14) Louis Tomlinson - Miss You
16 (21) Liam Gallagher - Come Back To Me
17 (26) Steps - I Will Love Again
18 (25) U2 - Get Out Of Your Own Way
20 (31) Bryan Adams - Ultimate Love
21 (22) The Corrs - Butter Flutter
29 (35) Anna Burch - Tea-Soaked Letter
30 (32) Nick Lachey - Someone To Dance With
31 (33) New Found Glory - 20 Years From Now
32 (34) Maggie Lindemann - Obsessed
33 (59) Blue October - I Hope You're Happy
38 (60) Donna Summer - Nether Lands
41 (54) Blondie - Doom Or Destiny
42 (55) New Politics - Color Green
46 (56) Axwell & Ingrosso feat. Trevor Guthrie - Dreamer
47 (58) Sigrid - Strangers
54 (71) Symon - Lonely Girl
55 (65) Anne-Marie - Then
56 (66) Eminem feat. Ed Sheeran - River
57 (67) Good Charlotte - Awful Things
58 (68) Dashboard Confessional - We Fight
59 (69) Kesha - This Is Me
60 (70) Chromeo - Juice
64 (75) U2 - American Soul
65 (76) My Indigo - Out Of The Darkness
66 (77) Sir Sly - &Run
72 (86) Shane Filan - This I Promise You
73 (87) Codeko & Austin Mahone - Say Hi
74 (91) Crashdiet - We Are The Legion
75 (93) Robbie Williams - Ms. Pepper

Debuts:
9. Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B - Finesse
53. Simple Minds - Magic
67. Toto - Spanish Sea
68. The Academic - Permament Vacation
69. Liam Payne & Rita Ora - For You
70. Charlie Puth feat. Boyz II Men - If You Leave Me Now
71. Franz Ferdinand - Feel The Love Go
89. Breaking Benjamin - Red Cold River
90. Justin Timberlake - Filthy
91. Darren Criss - The Day That The Dance Is Over
92. Shaggy feat. Kyle Kennedy & RJ Maine - Fly High 2K17
93. Judas Priest - Lightning Strike
94. Morgan Evans - I Do
95. Moby - Like A Motherless Child
96. Austra - Change The Paradigm
97. Dream Wife - Hey Heartbreaker

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