Nov 3rd 17: Fourth Week For BAUSA

The midweek charts had detect a strong challenger for the #1 slot as Perfect by Ed Sheeran reached #2. Later this week the song got a stronger weakness sitting now pretty at #5 again and giving way to Was du Liebe nennst by BAUSA spending a fourth week at the top spot. At runners up position now Camila Cabello ranks with her ode to Havana which is far and away the best appearance she ever claimed.

There is no new entry to the top 10 but two songs re-entering. The higher one at #9 is New Rules by Dua Lipa which gains a new peak in its 14th chart week. So far the song has occupied #10 for three weeks than dropping out for a full month and now rising 12–9 again. New Rules now matches the result of predecessor and so far biggest hit Scared To Be Lonely alongside Martin Garrix.
Second top10 re-entry is Mi Gente by J balvin & Willy William going 11–10 after a single week outside. It is the 13th top10 week which makes the song one of the nine longest running top10 hits in 2017.

Highest new entry comes from Selena Gomez X Marshmello. Wolveslands at #14 in its first chart week. It is Selena Gomez' fourth hit in 2017. Marshmello right now has another hit Silence sitting pretty at #7.

The Imagine Dragons launch a second top20 hit this year with Whatever It Takes going 29-15. Meanwhile Thunder fades slowly to #20.
Also Norwegian DJ Kygo gets a second top20 hit in 2017 with Stargazing taking five places up to #18. It is already chart week no. six for that song.
At #19 What Lovers Do by Maroon 5 Feat. SZA goes. It is the first top20 appearance for the band since three years.

Watching the top 20 one can witness a strong presence of artists from the US. Between #11 and #20 there are nine songs involving US artists–eight songs are from US acts alone. It is this a very strong return as three years ago there were weeks with only two or even one top20 song involving stars from the US.

Worth mentioning:
Sunrise Ave's Help You Hate Me slowly catches fire as it goes 61–43 in its sixth chart week. Times when the band invaded top10 status easily seem long ago.
Kogong is the newest offering by Mark Forster who re-released his album TAPE enriched with that song. In its third chart week Kogong goes 78–53.
A 87–68 jump is taken by Charlie Puth with his song How Long.

Hulapalu by Andreas Gabalier spends a 85th week inside the top100. It now is the 15th highest result of chart weeks of all times. Well–the best performing single still is Sky And Sand by Paul & Fritz Kalkbrenner that collected 129 non consecutive chart weeks.

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