Pharrell Williams is "Happy" to be number one in Germany for a third week, while Lily Allen storms the chart as she has never done before. Despite being a relative flop in her native UK, the use in Germany's "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here" show has propelled the sales of "Hard Out Here" to bring it new at #2. Oh, and let's not forget that German media is not bothered to play the song despite the somewhat offensive lyrics. Lily Allen's biggest hits so far have been "The Fear" and "Not Fair", which both peaked at #12. Allen was last in the countdown with "22" in 2009.
Video - Pharrell
Video - Lily Allen
The top three is rounded up by "I See
Fire" and Ed Sheeran, with the song from the Hobbit 2 soundtrack
spending another week at #3.
Video - Ed Sheeran
Inside the top 20, the usual suspects
from the last few weeks continue climbing up the chart. Thus,
Revolverheld's "Ich Lass Fuer Dich Das Licht An" moves up three to #11;
Bastille's "Of The Night" rises one to #12 and Macklemore & Ryan
Lewis' "White Walls" beats the peak of their previous single "Same Love"
by appearing at #17, an increase from #28.
Video - Revolverheld
Video - Bastille
Video - Macklemore
& Ryan Lewis
Also up one, but still
failing to set the charts on fire, is the Shakira and Rihanna's
collaboration "Can't Remember To Forget You", which is this week at #19.
may be in the chart for quite some time but that does not stop One
Direction's "Story Of My Life" from registering a new peak position at
#21, up from #27, and from steadily turning into the boys' biggest hit
Video - One Direction
Somewhat surprisingly, the 2014 edition of Dr. Alban's
90s hit "It's My Life" moves up three in its second week and is now at
Further down the top 50, Sido's "Liebe" advances seven to #39, while
Zedd's "Stay The Night" climbs eleven to #45. Though already quite
famous elsewhere, this is the first single of the German DJ to enter the
top 50 as previous one "Clarity" flopped at #94.
Audio - Sido
Video - Zedd
And the other new entries this week:
55. Michael Wendler - Unser Zelt Auf Westerland
69. Mr Probz - Waves
80. Fettes Brot - Fuer Immer Immer
90. Wolfgang Petry - Einmal Noch
97. Hoehner - Das Geht Nie Vorbei
98. Peter Maffay - Halleluja
The Album Chart
the LP chart Peter Maffay's "Wenn das so ist" becomes the 16th! number
one album of the veteran German artist, while rock band Jennifer
Rostock's "Schlaflos" debuts at #2. Their previous studio album, "Mit Haut und Haar" peaked at #4. Also new inside the top ten are "Into The Storm" of Axel Rudi Pell at #5 and "#hangster" of Psaiko.Dino at #7.