Wednesday, June 21, 2017

German Sweep: June 21, 2017...

Here's the top ten hits in Germany this week, as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee remain on top for an eighth week...

1. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee (1)
2. "OK" - Robin Schulz featuring James Blunt (2)
3. "2U" - David Guetta featuring Justin Bieber (DEBUT)
4. "Thunder" - Imagine Dragons (5)
5. "There's Nothin' Holding Me Back" - Shawn Mendes (6)
6. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (3)
7. "I'm The One" - DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper, & Lil' Wayne (7)
8. "Unforgettable" - French Montana featuring Swae Lee (DEBUT)
9. "Mama" - Jonas Blue featuring William Singe (DEBUT)
10. "Louis Louis" - Kay One (9)

Justin Bieber again has two appearances in the top ten as his featured role on DJ Khaled's "I'm The One" is joined at #3 with his collaboration with French dance music king David Guetta's "2U"...


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American rapper French Montana lands his first top ten hit at #8 with "Unforgettable" featuring Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd...


British DJ/producer Jonas Blue takes his third trip into the top ten in this country with "Mama" featuring William Singe (from the Australian boy-band the Collective) at #9. Last year his cover of Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car" went to #2 in Germany...


Further down the chart, rapper Nimo from Karlsruhe climbs in the top-40 at #22 with "Heute Mit Mir" ("Today With Me"). It becomes his second top-40 hit...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the country, rapper Bushido, born in Bonn, takes over at #1 with his new album Black Friday. It's his eighth time at the top of the albums chart...


Another hip-hop artist, Spongebozz, arrives at #2 with his second album Startet From The Bottom. The first, PlanktonWeed Tape, topped the chart in 2015...


The fourth volume of performances from the TV show Sing meinen Song - Das Tauschkonzert ("Sing My Song - the Exchange Concert") drops in at #4. The popular program has German music stars cover each other's work each week. (Sorry, no video is available here in the States...)

At #5 is American neo-metal band Rise Against with Wolves. Their last two studio releases, Endgame in 2011 and The Black Market in 2014 both topped the charts here...


Sierra Kidd, a rap artist from the northwestern city of Emden, lands at #8 with his second full-length album Rest In Peace. It follows 2014's Nowhere, which went to #6...


British dream-pop act London Grammar slip in at #9 with their Truth Is A Beautiful Thing album. It's their first time in the top ten...


Katy Perry sees herself in at #10 with her fourth album Witness. All four reached the top ten (as well as a concert DVD), with Prism going the highest at #4...









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