FearlessRiOT’s Top 20 Songs of the Week! [August 12, 2016]

There is just no stopping Garbage, it seems. This week marks five of the last six weeks for the band at the top spot on the countdown. Even the collective powers of Sia and Sean Paul could not topple the band, as “Cheap Thrills” rises, but falls short at #2. The vocal stylings of Fifth Harmony are down one spot to #3 with “Write On Me” while Adele remains at #4 for a second straight week with “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”. After 12 weeks on the countdown, “My Church” from Maren Morris finally cracks the Top 5 of the Top 20 Countdown, the same week in which the second single from her debut album also debuts on the countdown. Rounding out the Top 10 is “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake at #6, “Sucker for Pain” from the #1 movie in America (for now) Suicide Squad at #7, “Dark Necessities” from Red Hot Chili Peppers at #8, “H.O.L.Y.” from Florida Georgia Line at #9, and “One Dance” from Drake at #10.

Biggest Mover: Ariana Grande  “Into You” (Up 7 Spots)
Biggest Dropper: In This Moment 
“The Fighter” (Down 7 Spots)
Countdown Debut: Maren Morris “80s Mercedes”, Demi Lovato “Body Say”

Check out the FearlessRiOT Top 20 Music Countdown for the week of August 12th, 2016!

BONUS SONG – #1 This Week A Year Ago:
Fall Out Boy “Uma Thurman”

#20. Maren Morris “80s Mercedes”
[DEBUT // 1st WEEK // PEAK: #20]

#19. Demi Lovato “Body Say”
[DEBUT // 1st WEEK // PEAK: #19]

#18. In This Moment “The Fighter”
[DOWN 7 // 15th WEEK // PEAK: #3]

#17. Pop Evil “Take It All”
[NON-MOVER // 5th WEEK // PEAK: #16]

#16. BABYMETAL “Karate”
[UP 2 // 23rd WEEK // PEAK: #1]

#15. Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign “Work From Home”
[DOWN 3 // 24th WEEK // PEAK: #1]

#14. Lauren Alaina “Road Less Traveled”
[UP 5 // 3rd WEEK // PEAK: #14]

#13. Ariana Grande “Into You”
[UP 7 // 2nd WEEK // PEAK: #13]

#12. Fifth Harmony featuring Fetty Wap “All In My Head (Flex)”
[UP  1 // 4th WEEK // PEAK: #12]

#11. CFO$ “WWE: The Rising Sun (Shinsuke Nakamura)”
[UP  2 // 4th WEEK // PEAK: #11]

#10. Drake featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
[DOWN 2 // 14th WEEK // PEAK: #1]

#9. Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y.”
[DOWN 1 // 6th WEEK // PEAK: #9]

#8. Red Hot Chili Peppers “Dark Necessities”
[DOWN 3 // 14th WEEK // PEAK: #1]

#7. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons, Ty Dolla $ign, Logic, &X Ambassadors “Sucker For Pain”
[UP 2 // 4th WEEK // PEAK: #7]

#6. Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop the Feeling”
[DOWN 3 // 11th WEEK // PEAK: #2]

#5. Maren Morris “My Church”
[UP 2 // 12th WEEK // PEAK: #5]

#4. Adele  “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”
[NON-MOVER // 11th WEEK // PEAK: #4]

#3. Fifth Harmony “Write On Me”
[DOWN 1 // 10th WEEK // PEAK: #2]

#2. Sia featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”
[UP 4 // 8th WEEK // PEAK: #2]

#1. Garbage “Empty”
[NON-MOVER // 11th WEEK // PEAK: #1]

Top 20 - 8-12-16

Countdown Contenders to Watch For:
+ Alessia Cara “Scars to Your Beautiful”
+ Britney Spears featuring G-Eazy “Make Me”
+ DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, & Betty Wright “Holy Key”
+ The Girl & The Dreamcatcher “Make You Stay”
+ Ingrid Michaelson “Hell No”
+ JoJo featuring Wiz Khalifa “F*ck Apologies”
+ Kelleigh Bannen “Landlocked”
+ Korn “Rotting in Vain”
+ Kree Harrison “This Old Thing”
+ Lloyd “Tru”
+ Maddie & Tae “Sierra”
+ The Pretty Reckless “Take Me Down”
+ Regina Spektor “Small Bill$”
+ Rihanna “Needed Me”
+ Sabrina Carpenter “On Purpose”
+ Selena Gomez “Kill ‘Em With Kindness”
+ Stitched Up Heart “Monster”
+ T.I. featuring Marsha Ambrosius “Dope”
+ Tinashe “Superlove”
+ twenty one pilots “Heathens”
+ twenty one pilots “Ride
+ Yuna featuring Usher “Crush”

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!

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