FearlessRiOT’s Top 20 Songs of the Week! [October 16, 2015]

It’s pretty much a good year to be Alessia Cara, isn’t it? She’s gotten her first charting song with “Here” and has been praise by the likes of Rolling Stone (more than once), The Boombox, and FM.TV as an up-and-coming star worthy of your time. And as “Here” officially cracks the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, it also tops the FearlessRiOT Top 20 Music Countdown on it’s 8th week. Following behind at #2 is another song that has been on the countdown eight weeks to date: “I’m In Love With A Monster” from Fifth Harmony, making it the groups 2nd Top 2 song. This brings Maddie & Tae‘s “Fly” down to #3 on it’s record-tying 28th week on the countdown. Next week, it will officially be on the list for the 29th week and will become the longest-running song in the history of the Top 20. Rounding out the Top 5 are former #1 “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd and Top 20 staple Taylor Swift with “Wildest Dreams”.

Elsewhere on the countdown, fresh off it’s presence on WWE’s NXT TakeOver: Respect show and the recent release of their new album, Bring Me The Horizon lands the biggest jump on the countdown with “Throne” moving up five spots. Also, Lauren Alaina and Ellie Goulding crack the Top 10 with Sevendust making a countdown return. However, in the coming weeks, look for songs by the likes of Chris Cornell, Danielle BradberyThe Girl and the Dreamcatcher (which includes current Top 20 Countdown artist Dove Cameron), Drake, Cassadee Pope, Demi Lovato, and Tinashe to possibly look for spots on the countdown.

[Celebrity Birthdays this week: Bones star Emily Deschanel (10/11), WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi (10/11), Cobra Starship‘s Gabe Saporta (10/11), actress Michelle Trachtenberg (10/11), rapper MC Lyte (10/11), singer Darryl Hall (10/11), actress Jane Krakowski (10/11), pro wrestling personality Tazz (10/11), rapper Jeezy (10/12), actor Josh Hutcherson (10/12), actor Hugh Jackman (10/12), Pretty Little Liars star Tyler Blackburn (10/12), late great WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes (10/12), R&B singer Ashanti (10/13), actress Tisha Campbell-Martin (10/13), comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (10/13), actress Kate Walsh (10/13), Girl Meets World star Rowan Blanchard (10/14), R&B singer Usher (10/14), actress and former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler (10/14), American Idol star Pia Toscano (10/14), SNL‘s Jay Pharoah (10/14), Dixie Chicks Natalie Maines (10/14), R&B singer Keyshia Cole (10/15), actress Bailee Madison (10/15), R&B singer Ginuwine (10/15), Little Big Town‘s Kimberly Schlapman (10/15), singer John Mayer (10/16), Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea (10/16), rap legend Eminem (10/17), Motionless in White‘s Chris Motionless (10/17), country legend Alan Jackson (10/17), and rapper Wyclef Jean (10/17).]

Check out the FearlessRiOT Top 20 Music Countdown for the week of October 16, 2015!

BONUS SONG – #1 This Week A Year Ago: Tinashe featuring Schoolboy Q “2 On”

#20. Sevendust “Thank You”
[RETURN, PEAK: #19, 2nd WEEK]

#19. ZZ Ward “Love 3x”
[DOWN 4, PEAK: #1, 18th WEEK]

#18. Sabrina Carpenter “Eyes Wide Open”
[DOWN 5, PEAK: #3, 14th WEEK]

#17. Hailee Steinfeld “Love Myself”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #16, 3rd WEEK]

#16. Florence + The Machine “Ship to Wreck”
[UP4, PEAK: #16, 2nd WEEK]

#15. JoJo “When Love Hurts”
[UP 2, PEAK: #15, 3rd WEEK]

#14. Keith Urban “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
[DOWN 5, PEAK: #1, 16th WEEK]

#13. Bring Me The Horizon “Throne”
[UP 5, PEAK: #13, 2nd WEEK]

#12. Shawn Mendes “Stitches”
[NON-MOVER, PEAK: #5, 13th WEEK]

#11. Dove Cameron “If Only”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #8, 11th WEEK]

#10. Lauren Alaina “Next Boyfriend”
[UP 3, PEAK: #10, 4th WEEK]

#9. Jack U featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are U Now”
[DOWN 4, PEAK: #3, 9th WEEK]

#8. Ellie Goulding “On My Mind”
[UP 3, PEAK: #8, 4th Week]

#7. Demi Lovato “Cool For the Summer”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #1, 14th WEEK]

#6. Janet Jackson featuring J. Cole “No Sleeep”
[UP 2, PEAK: #6, 7th WEEK]

#5. Taylor Swift “Wildest Dreams”
[UP 2, PEAK: #5, 4th WEEK]

#4. The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”
[DOWN 2, PEAK: #1, 10th WEEK]

#3. Maddie & Tae “Fly”
[DOWN 2, PEAK: #1, 28th WEEK]

#2. Fifth Harmony “I’m in Love With A Monster”
[UP 1, PEAK: #2, 8th WEEK]

#1. Alessia Cara “Here”
[UP 3, PEAK: #1, 8th WEEK]

Top 20 - 10-16-15

What’s your favorite song right now? Is there a song listed you’d like to suggest for the countdown in the future? Tweet me at @FearlessRiOT or post a comment below, and remember to keep up with the weekly Top 20 every Friday!

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