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39. Hurts (197 points)
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Debut Album: Happiness (2010)
Breakthrough Single: "Better Than Love" (2010)
Biggest Hit: "Wonderful Life" (#21 UK 2010)
British duo Hurts are #39. Their debit album was released in September 2010 and has reached the top 10 in twelve European countries, led by the single "Wonderful Life". Seven total singles have been released from the album in various countries. In fact, in Austria and Germany, "Stay" is the band's biggest hit so far (not as widespread a hit as "Wonderful Life", top 100 in 10 countries.
"And keep reaching for the stars...." Casey Kasem, American Top 40