Mr Probz may have managed to replace Pharrell Williams at the top of the German singles chart with "Waves" last week but this time quickly vacates the throne and lead the way to Pharrell's "Happy" to return to #1 for a seventh non-consecutive time. Thus the Dutch artist is down one to #2, followed by the highest new entry at #3.
Video - Mr Probz
Video - Pharrell
Vinz, a Norwegian duo formerly known as Envy, already had a huge success
in Scandinavia with "Am I Wrong" in 2013. Now it's time for the song to
conquer the rest of Europe, with a debut at #3 in Germany quite a good
The ascent of Clean Bandit and "Rather Be" continues this
week as the song moves six to #6, while at #8 Avicii's "Addicted To
You", up also six, becomes the fourth top ten hit of the Swedish star in
Video - Clean Bandit
Video - Avicii
Inside the top 20, Cris Cab, with the help of one Pharrell
Williams, rises fifteen to #13, while Lorde has a second top 20 hit to
her name as "Team" inches up one to #20.
Video - Chris Cab
Video - Lorde
Apart from the #5 peak of
"Forever Love" in the 1990s, Gary Barlow was never a huge solo star in
Germany ("Shame", which reached #11 in 2010, was after all a
collaboration with the far more popular Robbie Williams), but that does
not stop his comeback single, the brilliant "Let Me Go", to enter
comfortably at #25.
At #26, Sido's "Liebe" moves up one, as well as
"Wizard" of Martin Garrix and Hardway, which enters the top 30 at #30 in
its second week on the chart.
Audio - Sido
Video - Martin Garrix
"Feel It", actually credited to Three 6 Mafia vs. Tiesto with Sean Kingston & Flo Rida, has been so far the biggest and only top 40 hit of Tiesto in Germany as
it reached #21 in 2010. This week the most famous DJ worldwide returns
to the countdown with a brand new material as "Red Lights" enters at
Following the flop of his last single ("Jambalaya", peak #100), German rapper Casper is back on better form as the fourth single from his current album, "Alles Endet (Aber Nie Die Musik)", enters fresh at #36.
Boosted by the recent Cologne carnival, "Koelsche Jung" of local "cult" band Brings soars to #41 from #98, while "Trumpets" of Jason Derulo moves up four to #45. Also new inside the top 50 is the latest offering of schlager singer Juergen Drews and "Und wir waren wie Vampire" at #48.
Video - Brings
Video - Juergen Drews
Video - Jason Derulo
And the other new entries this week:
59. Der Tourist ft. Friedrich Liechtenstein - Supergeil
60. George Ezra - Budapest
61. Sean Paul - Hey Baby
74. Sam - Hallo
The Album Chart
In the album chart, veteran star Wolfgang Petry has his third #1 studio LP with "Einmal Noch!", while even bigger legend Udo Juergens brings "Mitten Im Leben", his 42nd studio album, new at #3. German indie band The Notwist have their best charting album with "Close to the Glass" at #6, while Soehne Mannheims have had better days as their latest "Elyzion" enters at the relatively low #9. The latest album of Gary Barlow, called "Since I Saw You Last", appears at #10.