While the top ten holds steady, the bottom of the chart sees more activity, typical for the fourth quarter of the year. Ellie Goulding blasts in at #23 with the highest debut for Delirium album track “Codes,” beating out strong entries for Justin Bieber featuring Halsey and Alessia Cara featuring Sebastian Kole. Goulding and Cara each notch a second new entry, for “Around U” and “Overdose” respectively; A Great Big World and One Direction also add a pair of charting songs, while Meghan Trainor and Grizfolk add one apiece. Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz have the biggest-moving song with “You Matter To Me,” up forty to #59, followed by big movers for Coldplay and Goulding. There’s a lot of movement just below the top 100 that could see entry next week…if it weren’t for chart-topper Adele’s 25 slated for release on Friday, which is likely to take over several slots on the next chart.
Adele sails in at #3 with “Hello,” the highest debut since Alabama Shakes’s “Don’t Wanna Fight” also scored a #3 debut early in the year. Troye Sivan’s “Talk Me Down” is the greatest gainer of the week, jumping 50-21. Carrie Underwood marks the next-highest new entry, as Storyteller cut “Relapse” enters at #29; new songs from One Direction and Ellie Goulding also make the top 50.
Finish Ticket and Justin Bieber enter the top ten, pushing out Andrew Ripp and Lianne La Havas. Not far below, Ellie Goulding scores her second big debut of the year with Delirium track “Something In The Way You Move,” which enters at #13. Tinashé and Dagny make big moves and approach the top twenty. Additional debuts include Kenzie Nimmo, Olly Murs, and Carrie Underwood.
Sara Bareilles’s “She Used To Be Mine” continues its ascent, climbing from 6 to 2 in its third week. Justin Bieber, Finish Ticket, and Ellie Goulding all move up within the top twenty, while Cam enters for the first time with “Burning House” and ROMANS moves back in with “Uh Huh.” Tinashé’s first chart entry, “Player,” is the week’s highest debut, with the fast-moving HØØNCH’s debut single “Top” just below. Additional debuts include newcomers Dagny and Phoebe Ryan and new songs from firekid and Tor Miller.
The top ten rests fairly unchanged for another week, with Hunter Hunted and Robin Thicke featuring Nicki Minaj slipping into its lower reaches. Troye Sivan’s “Wild” is the week’s biggest mover, up 27 from last week’s #82 debut to #55. More notable are the debuts, led by Ellie Goulding’s Delirium lead single “On My Mind,” in at #24. Sara Bareilles isn’t far behind, launching “She Used To Be Mine” from the album What’s Inside: Songs From Waitress at #31. Joe Jonas-fronted band DNCE’s debut “Cake By The Ocean” and new Naughty Boy single “Runnin’ (Lose It All),” featuring Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin, both enter within the top sixty. Below, additional debuts include new entries from Finish Ticket, BØRNS, Troye Sivan featuring Broods, XOV, CHVRCHES, and Great Good Fine OK.