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Top 25 Countdown

Tune in every Sunday from 10am - Noon for the Q101 Top 25 Countdown!
Compiled from Billboard Canada Adult Contemporary Airplay, you'll hear the most popular songs in the land! Download the Q101 app, stream online, or listen to 101.1 FM for the Top 25!

Another week and another new #1 track for the Carrigan Countdown, as Adele's "Hello" continues its astronomical rise. Adele takes the top spot after only being on the Countdown for a grand total of 3 weeks - debuting at 29, before jumping to 8, then this weeks number 1. 
X Ambassadors, the first band that was able to hang onto it's #1 spot for 2 consecutive weeks, gets bumped to 2, and another fast riser has her hopes of a #1 single dashed for at least one week - Taylor Swifts "Wildest Dreams" came in at number 3. 
Another big jump came from R.City featuring Adam Levine, which had "Locked Away" jump into the top 5 songs of the nation at number 5. Rounding out the top 5, Ed Sheeran's "Photograph" came in at the 4 spot. 
Some big fallers were Omi with "Cheerleader" tumbling to 14. Hedley's "Hello" was able to crack into the top 20 at the 20 spot.
The full Top 20 Countdown is below. Check back for a new Countdown on November 28th.

  1. Adele "Hello"
  2. X Ambassadors "Renegade"
  3. Taylor Swift "Wildest Dreams"
  4. Ed Sheeran "Photograph"
  5. R.City feat Adam Levine "Locked Away"
  6. Elle King "Exes and Ohs"
  7. Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face"
  8. Sam Hunt "Take Your Time"
  9. Rachel Platten "Fight Song"
  10. Shawn Mendes "Stitches
  11. Jason DeRulo "Want to Want Me"
  12. Walk The Moon "Shut up and Dance"
  13. Justin Bieber "What Do You Mean"
  14. Omi "Cheerleader
  15. Andy Grammer "Honey I'm Good"
  16. Jocelyn Alice "Jackpot"
  17. Meghan Trainor feat John Legend "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"
  18. MAGIC! "#SundayFunday"
  19. Hedley "Hello"
  20. Alyssa Reid feat. The Heist "Dangerous"

 

For the first time since the Carrigan Countdown made it's debut, a band got to hold onto its Number One Spot on the Countdown, as for two consecutive weeks the X Ambassadors own the number one song in the nation with "Renegades." 
The entire top three was able to stay put as Taylor Swifts "Wildest Dreams" was held off for another week, and former number one "Photograph" by Ed Sheeran also stayed in the number 3 spot. 
Omi's "Cheerleader" took a mighty slide from number 5 to number 14 on the week, being supplemented by Andy Grammars "Honey I'm Good." R.City featuring Adam Levine on the track "Locked Away" made a big jump from number 11 all the way to number 4.
No song made a bigger climb than "Hello" by Adele - the top climber from last week, making its debut at 29, cracked the top ten and secured a spot at number 8, jumping a huge 21 spots in only one week. 

Many songs on this weeks list were able to stay put in their spots from last week. The full top 20 is below - check back next Sunday starting at 10am for a brand new edition of the Carrigan Countdown

20 Shawn Hook “Sound Of Your Heart"
19 Magic! “#SundayFunday”
18 Jocelyn Alice “Jackpot”
17 Alyssa Reid feat The Heist “Dangerous”
16 Meghan Trainor feat John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”
15 Justin Bieber “What Do You Mean”
14 Shawn Mendes “Stitches”
13 Omi “Cheerleader”
12 Sam Hunt  “Take Your Time”
11 Jason DeRulo “Want To Want Me”
10 Rachel Platten “Fight Song
9 Walk The Moon “Shut Up And Dance”
8 Adele “Hello”
7 Elle King “Exes and Ohs”
6 Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”
5 Andy Grammer “Honey I’m Good”
4 R.City feat Adam Levine “Locked Away”
3 Ed Sheeran “Photograph”
2 Taylor Swift “Wildest Dreams”
1 X Ambassadors “Renegade”

On the 3rd edition of the Countdown, we've had 3 different #1 songs as the X Ambassadors "Renegades" overtook Ed Sheeran's "Photograph" as the new top song. The X Ambassadors get their first #1 as well as holding off Taylor Swifts "Wildest Dreams" which jumped up one spot into number 2. Rachel Plattens "Fight Song," the inaugural #1 on the Countdown, begins it's decline coming out of the Top 10, tumbling to 8. "Photograph" rounds out the Top 3.

 

The highest climber, although not in the Top 20 yet, was Adele's latest single "Hello" making a debut at #29. The lead off single from Adeles latest album "25" was the fastest song to reach a million downloads, doing so in just under a week.
Several songs on this weeks countdown were able to remain put at their positions, including The Weeknd with "Cant Feel My Face," Walk The Moon with "Shut Up And Dance" at #9, Meghan Trainor and John Legends duet "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" at 17 and Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth at #20 with "See You Again."

 

The full Top 20 is below, check back with Q101 on November 15th on 10am for a brand new countdown list.

  1. X Ambassadors - Renegades
  2. Taylor Swift - Wildest Dreams
  3. Ed Sheeran - Photograph
  4. Andy Grammer - Honey, I'm Good
  5. Omi - Cheerleader
  6. Elle King - Ex's And Oh's
  7. Weeknd - Can't Feel The Face
  8. Rachel Platten - Fight Song
  9. Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance
  10. -Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me
  11. R.City feat Adam Levine - Locked Away
  12. Sam Hunt - Take Your Time
  13. Shawn Mendes - Stitches
  14. Justin Bieber - What Do You Mean
  15. Jocelyn Alice - Jackpot
  16. MAGIC! - #SundayFunday
  17. Meghan Trainor feat John Legend - Like I'm Gonna Lose You
  18. Shawn Hook - Sound Of Your Heart
  19. Alyssa Reid feat The Heist - Dangerous
  20. Wiz Khalifa feat Charlie Puth - See You Again

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