Wednesday, October 26, 2016

German Sweep: October 26, 2016...


Here's the top ten hits in Germany this week, according to their official singles chart, as Rag N' Bone Man spends a fourth week at #1...

1. "Human" - Rag N' Bone Man (1)
2. "The Sound Of Silence" - Disturbed (5)
3. "The Greatest" - Sia featuring Kendrick Lamar (4)
4. "Would I Lie To You" - David Guetta, Cedric Gervais, and Chris Willis (DEBUT)
5. "Closer" - The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey (2)
6. "My Way" - Calvin Harris (6)
7. "Let Me Love You" - DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber (3)
8. "Starboy" - The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk (8)
9. "Holz" - 257ers (7)
10. "Heathens" - twenty-one pilots (9)

French DJs David Guetta and Cedric Gervais team up with soul/dance singer Chris Willis on a cover of the 1992 hit by Charles and Eddie, "Would I Lie To You", which leaps into the top-10 at #4. The original spent a week at #1 on the chart in Germany in January of 1993...


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Further down the chart, rapper Kool Savas, from the western city of Aachen, rolls into the top-40 at #28 with "Triumph", featuring Sido, Azad, and Adesse...


Belgian DJ/producer Lost Frequencies, aka Felix De Laet, also resurrects a 90s dance hit as his tropical house rework of Haddaway's "What Is Love" arrives at #39. The original peaked at #2 in this country in 1993...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in Germany, pop singer/rapper Clueso scores his second #1 record (and second in a row, no less) with his seventh studio album Neuanfang ("New Beginning")...


American rock band Kings Of Leon take the #2 spot with their seventh set WALLS. In 2010 they topped this chart with Come Around Sundown...


Santiano, folk-pop group from Schleswig-Holstein in the northern part of the country, re-enter the top-10 for a third time with their Von Liebe, Tod und Freiheit ("Of Death, Love and Freedom") album. It spent its first week at #1 in June of last year...


Singer/rapper Kayef, from Dusseldorf, has his first top ten album as Chaos blows in at #4...


Phil Collins sees his retrospective The Singles enter the list at #4. He's had five of his albums reach #1 in this country, most recently Serious Hits...Live!!! in 1998...


Pop/schlager singer Maite Kelly, an American born in Berlin, arrives at #8 with Sieben Leben Fur Dich ("Seven Lives for You")...


German DJ/producer Fritz Kalkbrenner, also from Berlin, moves in at #9 with Grand D├ępart. It's his third consecutive top ten release.


Georgian/British songstress Katie Melua's seasonal offering In Winter flies in at #10, making it her seventh record to reach the top 10...


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