David Bowie’s highest entry in the Top 2000

David Bowie’s highest entry in the Top 2000

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The song Starman by David Bowie is the highest new entry in the Top 2000. The number 1972 is on place 270 in the list that Monday afternoon by presenter: Wouter van der Goes, on NPO Radio 2 was revealed.

The biggest riser this year is When We Were Young of Adele. Her hit increases, but less than 1559 place: of 1703 to 144. Alicia Keys with Empire State of Mind makes this year a leap from 1773 to 221.

Boudewijn de Groot has with Night to the highest Dutch listing, the number increased from the seventh to the sixth position. Last year, that honor went to Claudia de Breij with, I May With You, that this year from four to eight fell. The highest Dutch entry is Kensington with Sorry on place 365.

Listeners have flocking on the this year deceased artists voted. The January death David Bowie with 26 songs in the list, eight more than last year. For the first time, Bowie a top 10 listing in the Top 2000, with Heroes, on the seventh place.


The april death of Prince this year, seventeen quotations, seven of which are new arrivals. Herintreder is The Most Beautiful Girl In The World to number 1268. Purple Rain by Prince & The Revolution is the highest rating and is number 13.

The number of tracks from the previous month died Leonard Cohen in the Top 2000 has doubled from three to six with Hallelujah on place 29.

The top 3 of the annual list was previously known. One is Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, followed by Hotel California by Eagles and Led Zeppelins Stairway To Heaven. The fourth place is this year for Piano Man by Billy Joel and five is Child In Time from Deep Purple.

The Top 2000 starts Christmas day at 9.00 am with the newcomer Politik by Coldplay.

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