After six weeks at the top for Cam and “Burning House,” she concedes the top spot to Adele’s “When We Were Young,” giving Adele her second #1 from 25 and fifth overall. Montaigne moves to #5 with “In The Dark.” CAFUNÉ moves both “Lay Low” and “Warm Body” into the top ten, with Lissie’s “Don’t You Give Up On Me” and Birdy’s “Keeping Your Head Up” just below. At #32, ZAYN’s debut solo single “PILLOWTALK” is the top debut. Aside from a lofty re-entry from Mackenzie Thoms, the rest of the chart’s debuts are from Rihanna, whose half-dozen new entries are led by “Kiss It Better” at #34, and Charles Kelley, who debuts The Driver tracks “Leaving Nashville” at #48 and “Round In Circles” at #75.
The last chart of 2015 is a quiet one, with no big surprise album releases this December. One Direction’s “What A Feeling” moves into the top ten, while Mackenzie Thoms scores the highest of three debuts.
Carly Rae Jepsen and Alessia Cara are the week’s leading ladies: the former sits at every other position in the top ten (including #1 for “Run Away With Me” for a fourth week), while the latter jumps to #2 with “Here” and grabs the two highest debuts in the top thirty with Four Pink Walls EP tracks “Seventeen” and “Outlaws.” Felix Cartal and Nikki Yanofsky’s collaboration “Something To Live For” also makes another nice jump, up eight to #6. Other notable climbs include new Carrie Underwood single “Smoke Break,” Mackenzie Thoms’s “Conviction,” Shane & Emily’s “You’re Mine,” and JoJo’s “Save My Soul.” The latter two artists also add new debuts to the chart, as do Andrew Ripp, Emily King, R5, and Justin Bieber. Finally, Maddie & Tae re-enters with “Downside Of Growing Up” thanks to the release of their debut album, Start Here, as does Taylor Swift with new single “Wildest Dreams.”
It’s a very E·MO·TION-al week on the chart for Carly Rae Jepsen, who notches a third week at #1 with “Run Away With Me.” With the entire top ten stagnant, the album’s title track and “I Really Like You” continue their hold on three of its ten spots. Most of the album enters the chart this week as well, led by “Let’s Get Lost” at #15. In other news, Felix Cartal’s collaboration with Nikki Yanofsky, “Something To Live For,” vaults from its #86 debut last week to #14. Gavin James, ROMANS, and Emily King score large jumps as well. Other debuts include two tracks from Grace Mitchell’s new Raceday EP, plus new tracks from Brayton Bowman, Carrie Underwood, BØRNS, newcomer Mackenzie Thoms, Céline Dion & Fred Pellerin, The Neighbourhood, Nick Jonas, Gorgon City featuring ROMANS, and JoJo.