Wednesday, April 12, 2017

German Sweep: April 12, 2017...

Here's the top ten hits in Germany this week, according to their official singles chart, as Ed Sheeran makes it a lucky 13 weeks at #1...

1. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (1)
2. "Tuesday" - Burak Yeter featuring Danelle Sandoval (2)
3. "You Don't Know Me" - Jax Jones featuring RAYE (4)
4. "Something Just Like This" - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay (5)
5. "It Ain't Me" - Kygo & Selena Gomez (3)
6. "Swalla" - Jason Derulo featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign (7)
7. "Galway Girl" - Ed Sheeran (6)
8. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee (10)
9. "Chained To The Rhythm" - Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley (8)
10. "Nummer 1" - Zuna featuring Azet & Noizy (9)

There are no new entries in the top ten; further down the chart, Turkish-German rapper UFO361 from Berlin arrives in the top-40 at #30 with "Fur Die Gang" ("For The Gang") featuring GZUZ...


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Kurdo, another rapper from Heidelberg whose Iraqi Kurdish roots provide his name, enters the top 40 at #38 with "Ya Salam"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the country, pop singer Joel Brandenstein, from the western city of Ratingen, conveys his YouTube success to his first #1 album in the country with Emotionen ("Emotions")...


British dance legends Jamiroquai drive in at #5 with their eighth studio release Automaton. Six of their records have made the top ten in Germany, with Synkronized hitting #1 in 1999...


After getting the Nobel Prize this year, Bob Dylan comes in at #7 with his covers box set Triplicate. It's his twelfth trip into the top ten in this country, but his first wasn't until his The Best Of Bob Dylan in 1997. He's never topped the chart, but he's gone to #2 four times, most recently with Another Self Portrait: The Bootleg Series Vol 10 in 2013...


Aforementioned rapper Kurdo's Vision album also arrives here at #8. All four of his records has made the top ten, with his last, Werbrecher aus der Wuste, reaching #2 last year...


Swedish melodic death metal group Arch Enemy, with members from a myriad of other bands, rolls in at #9 with their third live release As The Stages Burn!. It matches the peak of their last studio set, War Eternal...






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