Saturday, January 31, 2015

Casey Kasem's AT40 The 70s (02/01/2015)

Casey Kasem's AT40
The 70s
Week Ending February 3rd 1979

40 - You Thrill Me - Exile
39 - We've Got Tonight - Bob Seger
38 - What You Won't do For Love - Bobby Caldwell
37 - Every Time I Think of You - The Babys
36 - Lady - Littler River Band
35 - One Last Kiss - J. Geils Band
34 - Promises - Eric Clapton
33 - Dancin'  Shoes - Nigel Olsson
32 - Love Don't Live Here Any More - Rose Royce
31 - Shattered - Rolling Stones
30 - Shake Your Groove Thing - Peaches and Herb
29 - Baby I'm Burnin' - Dolly Parton
28 - Home and Dry - Gerry Rafferty
27 - Take Me To The River - Talking Heads
26 - You Don't Bring Me Flowers - Barbra Striesand and Neil Diamond
25 - Ooh Baby Bay - Linda Rondstadt
24 - Don't Cry Out Loud - Melissa Manchester
23 - The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
22 - Blue Morning, Blue Day - Foreigner
21 - Don't Hold Back - Staple Singers
20 - Hold the Line - Toto
19 - No Tell Lover -Chicago
18 - Heaven Knows - Donna Summer
17 - Soul Man - Blues Brothers
16 - Shake It - Ian Matthews
15 - Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
14 - Somewhere in the Night - Barry Manilow
13 - New York Groove - Ace Frehley
12 - I Was Made For Dancing - Leif Garrett
11 - Lotta Love - Nicolette Larson
10 - I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
9  -  September - Earth, Wind and Fire
8  -  Fire - Pointer Sisters
7  -  Everyone's A Winner - Hot Chocolate
6  - My Life - Billy Joel
5  -  Too Much Heaven - Bee Gees
4  -  A Little More Love - Olivia Newton-John
3  -  Do You Think I'm Sexy - Rod Stewart
2  -  YMCA - Village People
1  -  Le Freak - Chic
(3rd of 3 consecutive weeks at #1)



Thursday, January 22, 2015

Billboard Top 20 Albums (01/24/2015)

Billboard Album Chart
Top 20
Week Ending January 24th 2015

20 - 1000 Forms of Fear - Sia
19 - Native - OneRepublic
18 - Reclassified - Iggy Azalea
17 - Old Boots, New Dirt - Jason Aldean
16 - Frozen - Soundtrack
15 - V - Maroon 5
14 - Greatest Hits : Decade #1 - Carrie Underwood
13 - Annie - Soundtrack
12 - Montevallo - Sam Hunt
11 - Into the Woods - Soundtrack
10 - My Everything - Ariana Grande
9  -  Four - One Direction
8  -  Guardians of the Galaxy - Soundtrack
7  -  2014 Forest Hills Drive - J. Cole
6  -  Hozier - Hozier
5  -  SreemLife - Rae Sremmurd
4  -  In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith
3  -  The Pinkprint - Nicki Minaj
2  -  X - Ed Sheeran
1  -  1989 - Taylor Swift
(9 non consecutive weeks at #1)

Billboard Hot 100 (Top 20) 01/24/2015

Billboard Hot 100
Top 20
Week Ending January 24th 2015

20 - 7/11 - Beyonce
19 - Tuesday - I Love Makonnen w/Drake
18 - No Type - Rae Sremmurd
17 - Elastic Heart - Sia
16 - Only - Nicki Minaj
15 - Centuries - Fall Out Boy
14 - The Hanging Tree - James Newton Howard w/Jennifer Lawrence
13 - The Heart Wants What It Wants - Selena Gomez
12 - I Don't F*** With You - Big Sean
11 - Animals - Maroon 5
10 - All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
9  -  Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
8  -  Love Me Harder - Ariana Grande and The Weekend
7  -  Jealous - Nick Jonas
6  -  Lips Are Movin' - Meghan Trainor
5  -  I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
4  -  Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
3  -  Take Me To Church - Hozier
2  -  Blank Space - Taylor Swift
1  -  Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson w/Bruno Mars
(2nd consecutive week at #1)


Billboard Top 20 Digital Songs (1/24/2015)


Week Ending January 24th 2015


QUIET RIOT: Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back | Official Trailer...


Sunday, January 18, 2015

Friday, January 16, 2015

Casey Kasem's AT40 The 70s (01/17/2015)

Casey Kasem's AT40
The 70s
Week Ending January 15th 1977

40 - Love So Right - Bee Gees
39 - Nights Are Forever Without You - England Dan and John Ford Coley
38 - Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
37 - Nadia's Theme - Barry Devorzon and Perry Botkin Jr.
36 - Night Moves - Bob Seger
35 - Love Theme from "A Star is Born" - Barbra Striesand
34 - Drivin' Wheel - Foghat
33 - Hard Luck Woman - Kiss
32 - Muskrat Love - Captain and Tennille
31 - Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing - Donny and Marie Osmond
30 - Whispering/Cherchez La Femme/Se Si Bon - Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
29 - More Than a Feeling - Boston
28 - Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller Band
27 - I Never Cry - Alice Cooper
26 - Weekend In New England - Barry Manilow
25 - This Song - George Harrison
24 - Saturday Night - Earth, Wind and Fire
23 - Shake Your Rump to the Funk - The Bar Kays
22 - Jeans On - David Dundas
21 - I Like Dreamin' - Kenny Nolan
20 - Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor
19 - Blinded By The Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band
18 - Love Me - Yvonne Elliman
17 - Enjoy Yourself - The Jacksons
16 - Lost With Your Love - Break
15 - Somebody To Love - Queen
14 - Walk This Way - Aerosmith
13 - Livin' Thing - ELO
12 - New Kid In Town - The Eagles
11 - The Rubberband Man - Spinners
10 - Stand Tall - Burton Cummings
9  -  After The Lovin' - Englebert Humperdinck
8  -  Hot Line - The Sylvers
7  -  Sorry Seems To Be the Hardest Word - Elton John
6  -  Tonight' s The Night - Rod Stewart
5  -  Dazz - Brick
4  -  You Don't Have To Be A Star - Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.
3  -  Car Wash - Rose Royce
2  -  I Wish - Stevie Wonder
1  -  You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer
(1 week at #1)



Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The Year in Billboard Hot 100 #1 Songs - 1987


"Walk Like An Egyptian" - The Bangles
Week ending January 3rd and January 10th 1987 
(also was #1 the last 2 weeks of 1986)



Monday, January 12, 2015

Billboard Hot 100 (Top 20) 01/10/2015

Billboard Hot 100
Top 20 Songs
Week Ending January 10th 2015

20 - Habits (Stay High) - Tove Lo
19 - No Type - Rae Sremmurd
18 - Tuesday - I Love Makonnen w/Drake
17 - Bang Bang - Jessie J
16 - The Hanging Tree - James Newton Howard w/Jennifer Lawrence
15 - Only - Nicki Minaj w/Drake,Lil Wayne and Chris Brown
14 - Centuries - Fall Out Boy
13 - The Heart Wants What It Wants - Selena Gomez
12 - I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean
11 - Love Me Harder - Ariana Grande and The Weekend
10 - Jealous - Nick Jonas
9  -  Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
8  -  Animals - Maroon 5
7  -  Thinking Out Loud  - Ed Sheeran
6  -  I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
5  -  All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
4  -  Lips Are Movin - Meghan Trainor
3  -  Take Me To Church - Hozier
2  -  Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson w/Bruno Mars
1  -  Blank Space - Taylor Swift
(7th consecutive week at #1)


Saturday, January 10, 2015

Casey Kasem's AT40 The 80s (01/11/2015)

Casey Kasem's AT40
The 80s
Week Ending January 15th 1983

40 - Bad Boy - Ray Parker, Jr.
39 - Memory - Barry Manilow
38 - Two Less Lonely People In the World - Air Supply
37 - Space Age Love Song - A Flock of Seagulls
36 - Does It Make You Remember - Kim Carnes
35 - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club
34 - What About Me? - Moving Pictures
33 - A Penny for Your Thoughts - Tavares
32 - Shock The Monkey - Peter Gabriel
31 - Pass the Dutchie - Musical Youth
30 - Let's Go Dancin' - Kool and the Gang
29 - Heart of the Night - Juice Newton
28 - Truly - Lionel Richie
27 - Your Love is Driving Me Crazy - Sammy Hagar
26 - Rock This Town - Stray Cats
25 - Stray Cat Strut - Stray Cats
24 - I  Do - The J. Geils Band
23 - Allentown - Billy Joel
22 - Love In Store - Fleetwood Mac
21 - You Got Lucky - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
20 - Hand To Hold On To - John Cougar
19 - Goody Two Shoes - Adam Ant
18 - The Look of Love - ABC
17 - Heart to Heart - Kenny Loggins
16 - Shame On The Moon - Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band
15 - You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins
14 - The Other Guy - The Little River Band
13 - Steppin' Out - Joe Jackson
12 - You and I - Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle
11 - Gloria - Laura Branigan
10 - Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick
9  -  Rock The Casbah - The Clash
8  -  Baby, Come To Me - Patti Austin and James Ingram
7  -  Africa - Toto
6  -  Mickey - Toni Basil
5  -  Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
4  -  Maneater - Hall and Oates
3  -  Dirty Laundry - Don Henley
2  -  The Girl is Mine - Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney
1  -  Down Under - Men At Work
(1st or 3 consecutive weeks at #1)


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

#1 Albums - 1976

Elton John
Greatest Hits


10 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Album chart
(November 1974-February 1975)

11 consecutive weeks at #1 on the UK Official Album chart

Billboard's #1 album of 1975 

Elton John's best selling album to date.  

His first album to receive the Diamond certification with over 16 million copies sold worldwide.

Sam Smith (In The Lonely Hour)

In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith
(2014)

The 3rd best selling album of 2014, the #1 debut album of 2014, the best selling album by a male artist in 2014 and the best selling album by a foreign born artist in 2014.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 - The Beatles

The Beatles inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in  1988



Gold Record - 1972


January 3rd 1972 - Don McLean received a Gold record for this monster selling single "American Pie".  
On its way to spending 4 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the UK chart, this song would be forever taken apart and discussed and become his signature.




Friday, January 2, 2015

Biggest Soundtrack Albums of 2014

Here are the only 2 albums reached #1 on the Billboard Top Soundtrack Chart in 2014 and the only 2 soundtracks to go #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart in 2014.
This is the first time since 1978 that only 2 soundtracks went to #1 on the Soundtrack album chart.  The last 2 albums were "Grease" and "Saturday Night Fever".

Frozen
(44 weeks at #1 on the Soundtrack Chart)
(13 weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart)



Guardians of the Galaxy
(13 weeks at #1 on the Soundtrack Chart)
(2 weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart)



The 10 Best Selling Albums of 2014 (Sales Only)

Bestselling Albums of 2014
(Sales Only)
Top 10

10 - The Outsiders - Eric Church
9  -  Four - One Direction
8  -  Pure Heroine - Lorde
7  -  Partners - Barbra Streisand
6  -  Beyonce - Beyonce
5  -  Guardians of the Galaxy - Soundtrack
4  -  That's Christmas To Me - Pentatonix
3  -  In the Lonely Hour - Sam Smith
2  -  Frozen - Soundtrack
1  -  1989 - Taylor Swift