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Top 20 Songs: Week of April 16-22, 2012


It’s time for another rundown of the Top 20 Songs for the week of April 16-22, 2012. These carefully selected songs, which have been chosen based on radio spins, chart performance and overall response from fans, encompass what’s hot in pop right now. This week, Gavin DeGraw, Taylor Swift, and Adele are blowing up the charts, as are indie rock crossover artists fun. and Gotye

Gym Class Heroes are making their debut on the Top 20 countdown this week, with their Neon Hitch-featured single ‘A– Back Home’ coming in at No. 20. Meanwhile, Coldplay have dropped a couple of notches with ‘Paradise,’ and Taylor Swift’s ‘Hunger Games’ track ‘Eyes Open’ has climbed up a few spots along with Gavin DeGraw’s ‘Not Over You.’ Speaking on climbing up the charts, it seems as if Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ will hit No. 1 at the rate it’s going, but that’s only if they can knock fun.’s ‘We Are Young’ out of the coveted spot. Oh, and they both better watch out for Adele’s ‘Rumour Has It’!

Check out all of the songs that have made the top 20 countdown for the week of April 15-22, 2012. And don’t forget to tune in to the PopCrush Top 20 Countdown over the weekend. Click through to see the stations it will broadcast on so you can hear all of these tracks in addition to the About to Pop track for the week — J. Lo‘s ‘Dance Again’ has won that spot for the upcoming show this weekend — in addition to some awesome throwback songs.

Top 20 Songs: Week of April 16-22, 2012

20. Gym Class Heroes, ‘A– Back Home’ Feat. Neon Hitch
19. Coldplay, ‘Paradise’
18. One Direction, ‘What Makes You Beautiful’
17. Flo Rida, ‘Good Feeling’
16. Bruno Mars, ‘It Will Rain’
15. Maroon 5, ‘Moves Like Jagger’ Feat. Christina Aguilera
14. Rihanna, ‘We Found Love’ Feat. Calvin Harris
13. Jason Mraz, ‘I Won’t Give Up’
12. Gavin DeGraw, ‘Not Over You’
11. Taylor Swift, ‘Eyes Open’
10. Christina Perri, ‘A Thousand Years’
9. Jessie J, ‘Domino’
8. Gotye, ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ Feat. Kimbra
7. The Wanted, ‘Glad You Came’
6. Adele, ‘Set Fire to the Rain’
5. Adele, ‘Rumour Has It’
4. Train, ‘Drive By’
3. Katy Perry, ‘Part of Me’
2. Kelly Clarkson, ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’
1. fun., ‘We Are Young’ Feat. Janelle Monae


Note: Every Monday, PopCrush will publish a list of our Top 20 songs for that given week. Then, over the weekend, fans can tune in to our national radio show to hear all of these hot songs plus some other amazing pop tunes. To see a list of radio stations where you can hear the PopCrush Top 20 countdown, click here.

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