The chart takes a quiet week, with a stagnant top ten and few notable jumps. Worth noting, however, is a milestone at #1: Walk The Moon’s “Shut Up And Dance” notches its twentieth week at the top, one of the chart’s longest runs ever. The Weeknd makes the highest debut with his first solo song to chart, “Can’t Feel My Face,” in at #57. New songs from Beck, Maddie & Tae, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Joy Williams, Wrabel, and AIR BAG ONE also enter, as well as newcomer Scavenger Hunt.

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These are one hundred songs that stayed in my heavy rotation throughout 2013. In a year that saw personal advancements including eight weeks studying abroad in France and graduation from college, these songs soundtracked my year, each song appealing to me through instrumentation, lyrics, or just its overall mood. Read on for descriptions of each track, access the whole playlist on SoundCloud to listen, and judge away.
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