Wednesday, May 31, 2017

German Sweep: May 31, 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 hang on to the top spot for a fifth week...

1. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee (1)
2. "No Roots" - Alice Merton (2)
3. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (3)
4. "I'm The One" - DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper and Lil' Wayne (5)
5. "Tuesday" - Burak Yeter featuring Danelle Sandoval (4)
6. "Swalla" - Jason Derulo featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign (6)
7. "There's Nothin' Holding Me Back" - Shawn Mendes (9)
8. "OK" - Robin Schulz featuring James Blunt (DEBUT)
9. "Galway Girl" - Ed Sheeran (7)
10. "Something Just Like This" - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay (8)

German DJ/producer Robin Schulz teams up with James Blunt, aka that "You're Beautiful" guy, for "OK", which enters the top ten at #8. It's the second single from his upcoming Uncovered album; the first, "Shed A Light", went to #6...


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Rapper Kay One, from the southern border city of Friedrichshafen, reworks the song "Brother Louie" from German synthpop vets Modern Talking from 1983 into his own "Louis Louis", which leaps into the top-40 at #12. The original topped the singles chart in Germany, reached #4 in the UK, and was a huge European success...


German/Polish singer Mark Forster gets his third top-40 hit from his TAPE album with "Sowieso" ("Anyway") which slips in at #38...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the country, one of the biggest acts ever in German heavy metal, Rammstein, rocket in at #1 with their live Rammstein: Paris album/DVD. It's their ninth #1, which amounts to all but one of their studio albums, all three live sets and a greatest hits package...


On the American side of the nu-metal world, Linkin Park sets in at #3 with their One More Light album. The band has had five #1 sets in this country, most recently with The Hunting Party in 2014...


Papa Roach also join the metal rush on to the top ten at #6 with Crooked Teeth...


And to bring some history, metal giants Iron Maiden sail in at #9 with their box set The Complete Albums Collection 1990-2015. It contains their records from No Prayer For The Dying on; their last three studio releases went to #1...


A reissue of British progressive rock titans Jethro Tull's Songs From The Wood album from 1977 got the "deluxe" 40th anniversary edition treatment, and the record re-enters the top ten at #10. It has two extra CDs of live material, a DVD of remixed sound and another of a concert from that year...


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