Wednesday, November 02, 2016

German Sweep: November 2, 2016...

Here's the top ten in Germany this week, according to their official singles chart, as British soulster Rag N'Bone Man leads for a fifth week...

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

There are no new entries in the top ten; further down the chart, former The Voice Of Germany first-season finalist Max Giesinger lands his third top-40 hit at #31 with "Wenn Sie Tanzt" ("When She Dances"). It follows "80 Millionen", which went to #2 earlier this year...


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Meanwhile, on the albums chart in this country, singer/songwriter Tim Bendzko from Berlin scores his second #1 album in a row with Immer noch Mensch ("Still Human")...


Rapper Olexesh, who was born in the Ukraine and moved to Germany as a youngster and lives in the Hessian city of Darmstadt, sees his fourth album Makadam take the runner-up spot. All four have made the top ten but this is his highest rank so far...


American nu-metal vets Korn are back at #3 with their twelfth studio effort The Serenity Of Suffering. Seven of these have reached the top ten, with Untouchables hitting #1 in 2002...


Canadian neo-trad singer Michael Buble returns at #4 with Nobody But Me. He's topped the chart in this country twice, with Call Me Irresponsible in 2007 and Christmas in 2011...


Fellow Canuck Leonard Cohen moves in at #5 with You Want It Darker. It's his fourth trip to the top ten; in 1981 he peaked at #3 with Liebstraume ("Rooms")...


Lady Gaga's latest release, Joanne, enters at #6. Four of her albums have made the top ten, with The Fame and Born This Way each going to #1...


Oonagh, the recording moniker for world-music singer Senta-Sofia Delliponti from the Lower Saxon city of Wolfburg, gets her third top tenner out of three tries with Märchen enden gut ("Fairy Tales End Well") at #7. She guested on the last Celtic Woman record...


M.I.K.I., a rapper from Castrop-Rauxel in the Muenster region, slips in at #9 with Kurvenmukke ("Curve Mucus"?)...





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