Wednesday, May 17, 2017

German Sweep: May 17, 2017...

Here's the top ten hits in Germany this week, according to their official singles chart, as "Despacito" from Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee takes a third week at the top...

1. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee (1)
2. "No Roots" - Alice Merton (3)
3. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (2)
4. "Tuesday" - Burak Yeter featuring Danelle Sandoval (4)
5. "I'm The One" - DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil' Wayne (7)
6. "Swalla" - Jason Derulo featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign (5)
7. "Galway Girl" - Ed Sheeran (8)
8. "Something Just Like This" - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay (6)
9. "How It Is (Wap Bap)" - Bibi H. (DEBUT)
10. "It Ain't Me" - Kygo & Selena Gomez (9)

The sole entry in the top ten comes from a YouTube "artist" that has gone major viral, but in the wrong way, racking up over two million "dislikes" in just about two weeks. "How It Is (Wap Bap)" is the first for this German singer...


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The fourteenth season of this country's version of Pop Idol, "Deutschland sucht den Superstar", just ended, and the winner was 54-year-old Alfonso Williams who was born in Detroit and moved to Germany. His take on the soul classic "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" comes in at #21...


Alle Farben and Janieck pair up to enter the top-40 at #24 with "Little Hollywood"...


Another contestant from DSDS, Alexander Jahnke, who came in second, lands at #34 with "Halt alle Uhren an" ("Stop All Watches")...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the country, pop-punk veterans Die Toten Hosen race in at #1 with Laune der Natur ("The Mood of Nature"). It's their ninth studio album to top the list, and sixth consecutive #1...


Johannes Oerding, a pop singer from Hamburg, takes the runner-up spot with his fifth release Kriese ("Circles")...


Berlin-based rap group AK Ausserkontrolle ("AK Out of Control") claim their second top ten album at #3 with A.S.S.N. ...


Alternative rock icons Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds plant themselves at #10 with their retrospective Lovely Creatures - The Best Of. It's the seventh trip to the top ten in this country for these Aussies - they went to #2 in 2013 with Push The Sky Away...






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