FearlessRiOT’s Top 20 Songs of the Week! [Dec. 11, 2015]

Adele‘s dominance in music this year is undeniable, despite the fact that she’s only been active for the last couple of months. This week, her dominance on the Top 20 Countdown continues as she is #1 for a second week in a row with “Hello”. Rising up to #2 is Drake with “Hotline Bling”, dropping Ellie Goulding‘s “On My Mind” and Lauren Alaina’s “Next Boyfriend” down to #3 and #4. Rounding out the Top 5 is Chris Cornell with “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart”. Elsewhere on the countdown, we have two debuts from Demi Lovato and Justin BieberSevendust has the biggest drop while The Struts have the biggest jump. No songs have dropped out of the Top 10, but plenty of songs are moving on up as the year draws closer to a close.

[Celebrity Birthdays This Week: December 6th: actress Stefanie Scott, Latin pop star Dulce Maria, and actress KD Aubert. December 7th: WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose, pop singer Sara Bareilles, football player Terrell Owens, pop star Aaron Carter, actress Emily Browning, actress Jennifer Carpenter, and Muse’s Dominic Howard. December 8th: rapper Nicki Minaj, Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder, actress AnnaSophia Robb, Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, country singer Sam Hunt, WWE commentator Michael Cole, Skillet’s Jen Ledger, pop singer Ingrid Michaelson, actress Kim Basinger, and R&B singer Chrisette Michele. December 9th: gymnast McKayla Maroney, Green Day’s Tre Cool, pro wrestler Kurt Angle, actor/singer Donny Osmond, actress Judi Dench, and rock singer Jakob Dylan. December 10th: controversial talk show host Raven-Symone, Teyana Taylor, Xavier Samuel, late actor Michael Clarke Duncan, and rock drummer Meg White. December 11th: former WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio, actress/singer Hailee Steinfeld, Boy Meets World’s Rider Strong, rock performer Nikki Sixx, Avenged Sevenfold’s Zacky Vengeance, comedian Mo’Nique,  December 12th: late singer Frank Sinatra, talk show host Bob Barker, actress Regina Hall, actress Jennifer Connelly, ECW legend Sabu, and American Idol contestant Janelle Arthur.]

Check out the FearlessRiOT Top 20 Music Countdown for the week of December 11th, 2015!

BONUS SONG – #1 This Week A Year Ago: Ed Sheeran “Don’t”.

#20. Demi Lovato “Confident”
[DEBUT, PEAK: #20, 1st WEEK]

#19. Justin Bieber “Sorry”
[DEBUT, PEAK: #19, 1st WEEK]

#18. Florence + The Machine “Ship to Wreck”
[DOWN 4, PEAK: #6, 10th WEEK]

#17. Sam Hunt “Break Up In A Small Town”
[UP 1, PEAK: #17, 2nd WEEK]

#16. Sevendust “Thank You”
[DOWN 5, PEAK: #10, 10th WEEK]

#15. The Struts “Could Have Been Me”
[UP 5, PEAK: #15, 2nd WEEK]

#14. Selena Gomez “Same Old Love”
[UP 2, PEAK: #14, 3rd WEEK]

#13. Pop Evil “Footsteps”
[UP 2, PEAK: #13, 5th WEEK]

#12. Prince “1,000 X’s and O’s”
[UP 1, PEAK: #12, 6th WEEK]
(Song not available online.)

#11. Halestorm “I Am The Fire”
[UP 1, PEAK: #11, 4th WEEK]

#10. Taylor Swift “Wildest Dreams”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #1, 12th WEEK]

#9. Bring Me The Horizon “Throne”
[DOWN 2, PEAK: #1, 10th WEEK]

#8. The Girl and the Dreamcatcher “Written in the Stars”
[UP 2, PEAK: #8, 7th WEEK]

#7. JoJo “When Love Hurts”
[UP 1, PEAK: #7, 11th WEEK]

#6. Alessia Cara “Here”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #1, 16th WEEK]

#5. Chris Cornell “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart”
[UP 1, PEAK: #5, 8th WEEK]

#4. Lauren Alaina “Next Boyfriend”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #2, 12th WEEK]

#3. Ellie Goulding “On My Mind”
[DOWN 1, PEAK: #1, 12th Week]

#2. Drake “Hotline Bling”
[UP 2, PEAK: #2, 8th WEEK]

#1. Adele “Hello”

Top 20 - 12-11-15

Countdown Contenders to Watch For:
+ Carrie Underwood “Smoke Break”
+ Chris Stapleton “Tennessee Whiskey”
+ Demi Lovato “Confident”
+ Jana Kramer “I Got The Boy”
+ Lacey Sturm “Impossible”
+ Maddie & Tae “Shut Up and Fish”
Missy Elliott featuring Pharrell Williams “WTF (Where They From)”
+ Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “I Know What You Did Last Summer”
+ Stitched Up Heart “Finally Free”
+ Tinashe “Player”

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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