NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 23, 2021

Uh-oh… here come the bops.

This week’s New Music Friday releases are perfectly kissable and ready for you to enjoy, including the new albums from Anne-Marie, Kanye West and The Kid LAROI, as well as notable big singles from Camila Cabello, Khalid and Lil Nas X. Here’s what’s going on in the industry, baby:

Notable albums out this week: Anne-Marie‘s Therapy (Stream), Bizzy Banks‘s Same Energy (Stream), Brittany Howard‘s Jaime (Reimagined) (Stream), Chiiild‘s Hope For Sale (Stream), Dave‘s We’re All Alone In This Together (Stream), Delilah Montagu‘s Baby (Stream), EST Gee‘s Bigger Than Life Or Death (Stream), GirlzLuhDev‘s Day 1 Starter (Stream), Jackson Browne‘s Downhill From Everywhere (Stream), Kanye West‘s Donda (Stream), Leon Bridges‘s Gold-Diggers Sound (Stream), Pretty Sister‘s Catalina (Stream), The Kid LAROI‘s F*ck Love 3: Over You (Stream), Walk Off The Earth‘s Meet You There (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Against The Current‘s Fever (Stream), Josie Dunne‘s Episode 1 (Stream), Lexi Jayde‘s A Teenage Diary (Stream), Nothing But Thieves‘s Moral Panic II (Stream), Quinn Lewis‘s When I Was Sad (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“1949”, Jordan Fisher (Stream)
“7/22”, Taylor Edwards (Stream)
“Adrenaline”, Zero 9:36 & ICE NINE KILLS (Stream)
“All Of The Little Things”, Winston Surfshirt featuring Ramirez (Stream)
“Alone With You”, Alina Baraz (Stream)
“Alright”, HVME featuring 24KGoldn & Quavo (Stream)
“Baby Let’s Pretend”, L.A. Exes (Stream)
“Better Believe”, Belly, The Weeknd & Young Thug (Stream)
“Better Than I Know Myself”, Del Water Gap (Stream)
“Blue Hunnids”, LightSkinKeisha (Stream)
“Brand New”, Vistas (Stream)
“Break Like You Do”, Chris Young (Stream)
“Burn”, Jordyn Simone featuring Ncognita (Stream)
“By Your Side (Acoustic)”, Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan (Stream)
“Chevrolet You Down”, Ryan Waters Band (Stream)
“Coloratura”, Coldplay (Stream)
“Crying On Vacation”, Kaptan (Stream)
“Day I Die”, DeathByRomy (Stream)
“Dead Inside”, Noah Cunane (Stream)
“Devil”, Two Feet (Stream)
“Digital Age (URCHN Lofi Remix)”, PHANGS & LFO (Stream)
“Dirt”, The Golf Club (Stream)
“Don’t Go Yet”, Camila Cabello (Stream)
“Downtown”, Jake Bugg (Stream)
“Eat Spit!”, Slush Puppy featuring Royal & The Serpent (Stream)
“Eavesdropping”, Cobi (Stream)
“Econto”, Wun Two (Stream)
“Edamame”, Bbno$ featuring Rich Brian (Stream)
“Evolve”, The Warning (Stream)
“Faint”, Oliver Riot (Stream)
“False Alarms”, Lawrence & Jon Bellion (Stream)
“Feel Love”, Suriel Hess (Stream)
“Firestarter”, Raja Kumari (Stream)
“Forever&More”, Role Model (Stream)
“Freedom (You Bring Me)”, Snakehips x Armand Van Helden (Stream)
“Get Me High”, Marco Luka (Stream)
“Glowing”, A Great Big World (Stream)
“Good Mourning”, Sophie Holohan (Stream)
“Grow”, Samm Henshaw (Stream)
“Guts”, K CAMP featuring True Story Gee (Stream)
“He Usually Likes Boys”, Jetta (Stream)
“He’s Not You”, VÉRITÉ (Stream)
“Head Up”, The Score (Stream)
“Headline”, Bren Joy (Stream)
“Holy Ghosts”, Elephante (Stream)
“Honest”, Jeremy Zucker (Stream)
“Hopeless Romantics”, James TW (Stream)
“Hot Summer”, Prince (Stream)
“I Can See The Future”, Tinashe (Stream)
“I Don’t Owe You Sh*t”, Emily Roberts (Stream)
“I Don’t Wanna Know”, Willow Kayne (Stream)
“I Like That”, Bazzi (Stream)
“If I Didn’t Love You”, Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood (Stream)
“If I Don’t Break Your Heart I’ll Break Mine”, Sophie And The Giants (Stream)
“If Not For You”, Tremonti (Stream)
“If The World Should Ever Stop”, JP Cooper (Stream)
“Industry Baby”, Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow (Stream)
“It’s A Start”, Cabin Boys (Stream)
“Juban District”, Ginger Root (Stream)
“Keep The Beat”, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ynairaly Simo (Stream)
“Killer Killer”, J Ember (Stream)
“Kiss The World Goodbye”, Jesse McCartney (Stream)
“La Da Di Da”, Louyah (Stream)
“Lake Como”, Russ (Stream)
“Liam’s Song”, Tainted Lyric (Stream)
“Lifetime”, Swedish House Mafia featuring Ty Dolla $ign & 070 Shake (Stream)
“Liquor Store”, Remi Wolf (Stream)
“Living Proof”, The War On Drugs (Stream)
“Mad (Young Franco Remix)”, Hope Tala (Stream)
“Made It Back”, Midwxst (Stream)
“Mercy”, KiNG MALA (Stream)
“Model Village”, IDLES featuring Slowthai (Stream)
“Money On Me”, Lil Tecca (Stream)
“Monster”, ZHU featuring John The Blind (Stream)
“Motion”, Luke Hemmings (Stream)
“Never Felt Like This”, Devault featuring Kiiara (Stream)
“New Normal”, Khalid (Stream)
“New Truck”, Dylan Scott (Stream)
“Nice And Easy (Guy Fieri Remix)”, American Authors featuring Mark McGrath (Stream)
“Oh!”, The Linda Lindas (Stream)
“Okay”, Porches (Stream)
“OMG”, Marian Hill (Stream)
“On Fire”, Chelsea Sulkey (Stream)
“Our Bones Turn To Stone”, Aquilo (Stream)
“Parking Lot (Stripped)”, Genevieve Stokes (Stream)
“Peaceful Afternoon (Live)”, Rufus Wainwright (Stream)
“Pill Or A Lullaby”, Lola Young (Stream)
“Plot Line”, Emlyn (Stream)
“Psycho”, Dixie (D’Amelio) featuring Rubi Rose (Stream)
“Pushing Away”, Junior Mesa (Stream)
“Rather Be With You”, Hayden James featuring Crooked Colours (Stream)
“Reaction”, GOLDHOUSE & Mokita (Stream)
“Remember The Bad”, Tayler Buono (Stream)
“Requiem”, Ben Abraham (Stream)
“Resting B*tch Face (Part 2)”, Julia Wolf (Stream)
“Right On Time”, Brandi Carlile (Stream)
“Ring The Alarm”, DJ Snake & Malaa (Stream)
“Rocket”, Maja Kristina (Stream)
“Running In Place (Alternate)”, MisterWives (Stream)
“Safe With Me”, Loud Luxury featuring Drew Love (Stream)
“Saturday”, Julian Lamadrid (Stream)
“Save Me”, Eliza & The Delusionals (Stream)
“Say What You Will”, James Blake (Stream)
“Shoulders”, Coheed & Cambria (Stream)
“Single Part Of You”, Jamie Grey (Stream)
“Sleeping On My Left”, GASHI (Stream)
“Snow Globe”, Autograf vs. Waterparks (Stream)
“Some Kind Of Love”, Azure Ryder (Stream)
“Stoned At The Nail Salon”, Lorde (Stream)
“Suburbia”, Devon Again (Stream)
“Summerland”, half•alive (Stream)
“Tempo”, Valley (Stream)
“Thank God You Introduced Me To Your Sister”, Sarah Barrios (Stream)
“The Portrait (Ooh La La)”, R3HAB x Gabry Ponte (Stream)
“The Ugly Song”, Jordan Hollywood featuring Timbaland (Stream)
“Thump”, WhoKilledXIX (Stream)
“U & Me”, Kyle Hume (Stream)
“Ur Best Friend”, Kiana Ledé & Kehlani (Stream)
“Waves”, Culture Jam featuring Gunna & Polo G (Stream)
“What U Want”, Lil Xxel featuring Tyga & Coi Leray (Stream)
“Wherever I May Roam”, J Balvin featuring Metallica (Stream)
“Without You (D.O.D Remix)”, Brynn Elliott (Stream)

Next week, the latest albums from Billie Eilish, Bleachers and Prince are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 20, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: Pop Smoke pops to the top in a collaboration with pop star Dua Lipa. Let’s add ’em up:

THIS LIST IS SMOKIN’: “Demeanor” scores the top spot on the adds report at the Top 40 format with 62 stations, as the late Pop Smoke teams with Dua Lipa on the lead single from his posthumous Faith album. The song also led the adds report at the Rhythmic format with 46 commitments there. The album is expected to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, while the tune should continue to rise through the end of the summer.

In second place on both the Top 40 and Rhythmic reports, Normani and Cardi B earned 53 and 46 adds, respectively, with “Wild Side”. A new track from Alessia Cara also cracked the top five on the pop radio log, as “Sweet Dream” placed fourth with 36 stations on impact.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, Maroon 5 and Post Malone returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
2. NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
5. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
6. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
7. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
8. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
9. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
10. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 19-20, 2021)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new releases will be lighting up your local station’s playlist this week. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here are five new songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Cara has struggled at the Top 40 format over the last few years, with four consecutive top ten misses since 2018.

BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
Album: Happier Than Ever (2021)
Past T40 History: “NDA” ranks at #35 on the chart as of Sunday, marking her eighth top 40 hit and fourth from her upcoming set.

NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Outside of Fifth Harmony, Normani has hit #1 twice at the format in collaborations with Khalid and Sam Smith.

POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
Album: Faith (2021)
Past T40 History: Pop Smoke could earn his second posthumous top 40 entry: “What You Know Bout Love” peaked at #8 in April.

TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
Album: Scaled And Icy (2021)
Past T40 History: This duo is looking for their eighth top 40 single on the pop chart. They last appeared in the top ten in late 2016.

Next week: We’ll be people and adds watching with new releases from Camilo/Shawn Mendes and Conan Gray.

How will these songs perform on the adds report? Let me know!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 18, 2021)

Welcome to Radio Active, a Sunday evening report from POP! Goes The Charts that gets to the chart of the matter: all the highlights from the CHR/Top 40 chart, as published by Mediabase 24/7 and Mediabase Research. Gather your crew for what’s popping at the format this week:

REMEMBER THE “NAME”: Earning a second week at #1 on the Top 40 chart, Lil Nas X‘s “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” lands just 34 spins ahead of the song at #2: “Good 4 U”, a future #1 at the format for Olivia Rodrigo. Meanwhile, “Montero” advances from 3-1 on the Rhythmic chart.

Post Malone leads a pack of five debuts in the top 40, as “Motley Crew” advances from 43-29 this week. It’s his 15th top 40 song to date. Up from 46-35, Billie Eilish picks up her eighth top 40 single with “NDA”. At three letters in length, it becomes one of the shortest titles to land on the chart, though we’ve had even shorter ones historically, including “Go”, “I”, “If” and “No”. Maroon 5 secures their 30th top 40 entry at the format with another relatively short title, “Lost”, lifting from 45-37. Kane Brown and Blackbear are next at #38 with “Memory”, which debuts at that position. It’s their third and eighth top 40 hits, respectively, though Brown has earned quite a few more on the Country chart. A fifth and final title moves from 41-40 to just sneak into the region, as TikTok star Nic D scores his first top 40 hit with “Fine Apple”. The song now joins a handful of other titles containing apples or pineapples to enter the chart, including “Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie”, “Little Green Apples”, “One Bad Apple” and “Pineapple Princess”.

Currently in the top 20 on both the Rhythmic and Urban charts, “Thot Sh*t” twerks onto the pop radio list for Megan Thee Stallion at #49. One spot lower, we have another significant hit from the two radio lists: “Late At Night”, debuting at #50 for Roddy Ricch.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 18, 2021

Keeping the “Power” on.

DEBUTS
40. 98 Degrees – Where Do You Wanna Go?
38. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day
37. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (40)
30. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. John Mayer – Last Train Home (14) | PEAK: #10
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (07) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
08. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Dua Lipa – Love Again (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nic D – Fine Apple (1)
2. Seb – Seaside (6)
3. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (8)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (3)
5. Olivia Holt – Next (7)
6. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (2)
7. Ralph – Tommy (10)
8. Jax – 90’s Kids (-)
9. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (-)
10. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (-)

In The Mix:
Conan Gray – People Watching (new)
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Kane Brown x Blackbear – Memory
Maisie Peters – Psycho
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – Stay

Chart Notes:

  • In likely their final week at #1, Coldplay holds onto the top spot for a fourth week on my personal chart with “Higher Power”. It marks the group’s longest run at the summit since 2014, when “A Sky Full Of Stars” also spent four weeks on top. Imagine Dragons claim this week’s Biggest Mover with “Wrecked”, rising from 38-30 in its second week in the countdown. For debuts, we have three of them: trio Walk The Moon is back with their first entry in two years, “Can You Handle My Love??”, landing at #37. Michael Franti & Spearhead look to spread some positivity with “Good Day For A Good Day” at #38. Finally, checking in at #40, is the other debut posing a question this week: “Where Do You Wanna Go?”, the first chart song in 19 years for 98 Degrees. Member Nick Lachey managed to appear on my chart with a handful of solo entries through 2009, but this is the quartet’s first time on my list since “Why (Are We Still Friends)”.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 20, 2008

A chart with a lot of “Heart”.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back thirteen years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 20, 2008…

Debuts:
40. JASON MRAZ, “Make It Mine”
39. LEONA LEWIS, “Better In Time”
38. MENUDO, “Lost”
37. LIFEHOUSE, “Broken”
36. JOSH HOGE, “Stay Away”
31. DAUGHTRY, “What About Now”

Biggest Mover(s):
O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)” (32-22, ten spots)

10. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (down 4)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen weeks

09. KATY PERRY, “I Kissed A Girl” (up 1)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beating My Heart” (up 3)
Album: OK Now (2008, Island Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

07. DANIEL POWTER, “Next Plane Home” (up 2)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

06. DELTA GOODREM, “In This Life” (up 2)
Album: Delta (2008, Mercury/Decca Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (steady, second week)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, “Summertime” (steady, third week)
Album: The Block (2008, Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

03. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Realize” (down 2)
Album: Coco (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

02. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (steady, third week)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (up 2)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 16, 2021

Sob goes the charts.

Welcome to the musical madhouse of New Music Friday releases, including top new albums from John Mayer, Tones And I and Willow, as well as big singles from Normani, Shakira and Swedish House Mafia. Now, off to the wild side of the schedule:

Notable albums out this week: Barenaked Ladies‘s Detour De Force (Stream), BigKayBeezy‘s Don Juan (Stream), Blxst & Bino Rideaux‘s Sixtape 2 (Stream), Charli Adams‘s Bullseye (Stream), Chet Faker‘s Hotel Surrender (Stream), Cico P‘s Nawfjaxx (Stream), Clairo‘s Sling (Stream), Dirty Heads‘s The Best Of Dirty Heads (Stream), Il Divo‘s For Once In My Life: A Celebration Of Motown (Stream), Illenium‘s Fallen Embers (Stream), John Mayer‘s Sob Rock (Stream), KSI‘s All Over The Place (Stream), Pop Smoke‘s Faith (Stream), Remble‘s It’s Remble (Stream), Tones And I‘s Welcome To The Madhouse (Stream), Willow‘s Lately I Feel Everything (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Aldn‘s Greenhouse (Stream), Catie Turner‘s Heartbroken And Milking It (Stream), Charlie Worsham‘s Sugarcane (Stream), Chloe Moriondo‘s Blood Bunny (Acoustic) (Stream), Flora Cash‘s Chronically Beautiful (Stream), Gang Of Youths‘s Total Serene (Stream), Jawny‘s The Story Of Hugo (Stream), Matt Cooper‘s Matt Cooper (Stream), Midland‘s The Last Resort (Stream), OMB Bloodbath‘s Blood Sample (Stream), Sophia Messa‘s Ice Cream & Cigarettes (Stream), The Academic‘s Community Spirit (Stream), Tramp Stamps‘s We Got Drunk And Made An EP (Stream), Walk The Moon‘s Can You Handle My Love?? (Stream), Yonaka‘s Seize The Power (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“1+1 (Banx & Ranx Remix)”, Sia featuring Amir (Stream)
“44K”, Audio (Stream)
“Alien Love Call”, Turnstile featuring Blood Orange (Stream)
“Alive”, RÜFÜS DU SOL (Stream)
“All In My Head”, Kevin George featuring Johan Lenox (Stream)
“Almost There”, Kaylee Rose (Stream)
“Back Outside”, Tyla Yaweh (Stream)
“Be Around”, Taylor Noelle (Stream)
“Beautiful”, Anne-Marie (Stream)
“Beggin’ (Frank Walker Remix)”, Madcon (Stream)
“Better Than This”, Ben’s Brother (Stream)
“Boom Bam”, Not3s featuring Young T & Bugsey (Stream)
“Bored”, BKAYE featuring Tayler Buono (Stream)
“Bubblegum”, Alex Porat (Stream)
“Bunny Is A Rider”, Caroline Polachek (Stream)
“Calabasas”, Leah Kate (Stream)
“Can’t Be Love”, Boon (Stream)
“Carousel”, Young Rising Sons (Stream)
“Carry Me”, NEEDTOBREATHE featuring Jon Foreman (Stream)
“Cherry Flavored Stomach Ache”, HAIM (Stream)
“Cliché”, Cece Coakley (Stream)
“Cool Jam” and “Good For You”, Houndmouth (Stream)
“Damn Excuses”, Underoath (Stream)
“Death Inside”, Memphis May Fire (Stream)
“Defenseless”, Only Twin (Stream)
“DNA (Demo)” and “Up To Me”, LANY (Stream)
“Don’t Start Now”, The Heavy Hours (Stream)
“Don’t Talk”, MASN (Stream)
“Don’t Wait Up”, Shakira (Stream)
“Ellie’s Song”, Tom Siletto (Stream)
“Enough”, Kat Von D (Stream)
“EveryTime I Cry (R3HAB Remix)”, Ava Max (Stream)
“Fast Car”, Syd (Stream)
“Favorite Sin”, Araya (Stream)
“Float Away”, The Greeting Committee (Stream)
“Get Down”, Still Woozy (Stream)
“Girl Next Door”, SK8 featuring Wiz Khalifa & DVBBS (Stream)
“Give Me The Future”, Bastille (Stream)
“Go With You”, Niko Rubio (Stream)
“Gold”, Cap Carter (Stream)
“Gone”, Bipolar Sunshine (Stream)
“Gone”, Chiiild featuring Jensen McRae (Stream)
“Good Girls”, CHVRCHES (Stream)
“Good Luck”, Oli Fox (Stream)
“Happy, Healthy, Well-Adjusted”, Max Bennett Kelly (Stream)
“Happy Go Lucky”, Brigetta (Stream)
“Happy To Be Sad”, Ben Platt (Stream)
“Hate You For A Lifetime”, Connor Kauffman (Stream)
“Hating Myself In The Summer”, Rachel Bochner (Stream)
“Holy Smokes”, Trippie Redd featuring Lil Uzi Vert (Stream)
“Hood Of My Car”, Anderson East (Stream)
“How The Story Goes.”, Munn (Stream)
“I Am What I Am (Copenhagen 2021)”, Aqua (Stream)
“If Christopher Calls”, Foy Vance (Stream)
“I’m In Love”, Paul Oakenfold & Aloe Blacc (Stream)
“Imagining”, Michael Calfan featuring Gabrielle Aplin (Stream)
“It Gets Better”, Swedish House Mafia (Stream)
“It’s A Landslide”, Beaux (Stream)
“Karma”, Weathers (Stream)
“Kesi (Remix)”, Camilo & Shawn Mendes (Stream)
“Like”, Novodor (Stream)
“Little Bit Of This”, Central Cee (Stream)
“Little Blue Car”, Michael Cimino (Stream)
“Lotus Wings”, FIIRE (Stream)
“Love”, Sam Teskey (Stream)
“Love And Hate In A Different Time (Kerri Chandler Remix)”, Gabriels (Stream)
“Love Like This”, Oceans x SVRCINA (Stream)
“Loving And Hating You (717 Tapes)”, Warren Zeiders (Stream)
“Make You Feel Good”, BJ The Chicago Kid & Lucky Daye (Stream)
“Materialism As A Means To An End”, $uicideboy$ (Stream)
“Maybe It’s Great”, Natalie Imbruglia (Stream)
“Messing With Fire”, Motel 7 (Stream)
“MIA”, SSGKobe (Stream)
“Mid”, Teezo Touchdown (Stream)
“Mirror (Kelly Lee Owens Remix)”, Sigrid (Stream)
“Morning”, J.I. The Prince Of N.Y. (Stream)
“My Way”, Logic (Stream)
“Mystery”, Johnny Yukon (Stream)
“Never Love You Again”, Cheat Codes featuring Little Big Town & Bryn Christopher (Stream)
“Not Into You”, Brooksie (Stream)
“Off The Drugs”, TOBi featuring Mick Jenkins (Stream)
“On God.”, Sammy Arriaga (Stream)
“One Of The Good Ones”, Delanie Leclerc (Stream)
“Only Love”, Tycho & Ben Gibbard (Stream)
“Only One”, KHEA, Julia Michaels & Becky G featuring Di Genius (Stream)
“Only Us”, SERA (Stream)
“Overthink”, Updog (Stream)
“Overwhelmed”, Ryan Mack (Stream)
“Pantychrist”, Dana Dentata (Stream)
“Paying For It”, Levi Hummon featuring Walker Hayes (Stream)
“People Watching”, Conan Gray (Stream)
“Pink Slips”, Jenna Doe (Stream)
“Please Don’t Suck”, Noa Kirel (Stream)
“Popeye”, Peach Tree Rascals & AG Club (Stream)
“Psycho (Joel Corry Remix)”, Maisie Peters (Stream)
“Ride”, MoStack (Stream)
“Run Out”, ALX (Stream)
“Run Run”, Shenseea (Stream)
“Shake”, Tay Money (Stream)
“Shapeshifter” and “Sweet Dream”, Alessia Cara (Stream)
“She’s Fire”, Diane Warren, G-Eazy & Santana (Stream)
“Si Te Vas”, Tainy, Yandel & SAINt JHN (Stream)
“Slidin”, Luh Kel (Stream)
“Slugger”, Kevin Abstract featuring $NOT & Slowthai (Stream)
“So Sorry”, Rudimental x Skream (Stream)
“Sticky”, Dava (Stream)
“Summer In A Small Town”, Kidd G (Stream)
“Sunlight”, Alexander Oscar (Stream)
“Take It Home”, Mabel (Stream)
“The Medicine (Acoustic)”, Sam DeRosa (Stream)
“The Talk”, Chief Keef (Stream)
“The Way I See You”, Lawson Bates (Stream)
“The Writing On The Wall”, Iron Maiden (Stream)
“This Is It”, Trousdale (Stream)
“Thug Cry”, BJRNCK (Stream)
“TikTok”, Blueface (Stream)
“Tokyo (Bubblegum)”, Leat’eq & Peach PRC (Stream)
“Traffic Jams”, Zach Westcott (Stream)
“Undercurrents”, TIOGA (Stream)
“Vanta”, Unusual Demont (Stream)
“Venus Fly Trap (Kito Remix)”, MARINA featuring Tove Lo (Stream)
“Walking Away”, Chelsea Cutler (Stream)
“When I’m Not Around”, Jessie Murph (Stream)
“When The Summer Dies”, Deadmau5 & Lights (Stream)
“Whenever You’re Ready”, Mahalia (Stream)
“Why You Gotta Be Like That”, Scotty McCreery (Stream)
“Wild Side”, Normani featuring Cardi B (Stream)
“Would You Still Want Me?”, Mokita (Stream)
“You Shaped Hole”, Baby Queen (Stream)
“Zack & Cody”, 2KBaby featuring DDG (Stream)

Next week, the new albums from Anne-Marie and Leon Bridges are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 13, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: new releases flew into the top four spots, but only one Kid hit the top. Let’s add ’em up:

“STAY” IN POSITION: Summer comes alive this week with a number of hot titles making their debut on the adds report. In the lead spot with 137 adds for its first week, “Stay” looks to, well, stay on the airwaves for The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber. The new hit, which was originally listed as impacting for next Tuesday, entered last week’s official chart at #38.

Post Malone was next with “Motley Crew”, starting in the runner-up position with 90 adds. It easily led this week’s report at the Rhythmic format, scoring a hefty 61 first week stations there. At Urban radio, the song was less successful: it started in ninth place with 22 adds total.

With 66 new stations, “NDA” came in third this week, as Billie Eilish earned 15 adds and a second place finish at the Alternative format.

Finally, Kane Brown and Blackbear pulled in a very respectable 52 commitments with “Memory”, which charged into fourth place.

Charting singles from Bella Poarch, Doja Cat and Maroon 5 returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
2. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
5. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
6. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)
7. DOJA CAT featuring THE WEEKND, “You Right” (Kemosabe/RCA)
8. TRINIDAD CARDONA, “Dinero” (Run-It-Up/Island/Republic)
9. BELLA POARCH, “Build A Bitch” (Warner)
10. NF, “Just Like You” (Virgin)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 12-13, 2021)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new releases will be lighting up your local station’s playlist this week. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here are four new titles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BIG RED MACHINE featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “Renegade” (37d03d/Jagjaguwar)
Album: How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? (2021)
Past T40 History: Despite some airplay at other formats, neither Aaron Dessner nor Justin Vernon have appeared on the list here.

KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Country music star Brown has previously worked with Khalid, Marshmello and Swae Lee for a pair of chart hits.

MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)
Album: Jordi (2021)
Past T40 History: The band is aiming for their 30th top 40 hit at the format with this release. It debuted at #45 this past weekend.

POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Malone has seen three titles enter the top 50 so far this year. His newest single landed at #43 this past weekend.

Next week: The Top 40 panel stays active with the new collaboration from The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber.

How will these songs perform on the adds report? Let me know!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 11, 2021)

Welcome to Radio Active, a Sunday evening report from POP! Goes The Charts that gets to the chart of the matter: all the highlights from the CHR/Top 40 chart, as published by Mediabase 24/7 and Mediabase Research. X marks the spot for what’s popping at the format this week:

THE “NAME” ON TOP: With his first #1 song on the Top 40 radio chart, Lil Nas X lifts from 2-1 with “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”. The hit also advances from 5-3 at the Rhythmic format.

Debuting on the survey at #38 is the new collaboration from The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber, which uses one of the most common one-word titles of all-time: “Stay”. It’s their third and 36th top 40 hits, respectively. Rising from 42-39, “Cloudy Day” is now the third top 40 entry for Tones And I and her latest from the Welcome To The Madhouse album, due this coming Friday. Meanwhile, P!nk earns her 30th top hit with “All I Know So Far”, a song featured on the soundtrack to her Amazon documentary of the same name. It’s up a single notch to #40.

Starting at #43, Post Malone leads a solid crew of four top 50 entries with “Motley Crew”. The song also lands in the top 40 at the Rhythmic format this week. Maroon 5 is up next at #45 with “Lost”, the new single from their recent album Jordi. The track is already rising in the top 40 at Hot AC radio. A new single from Billie Eilish enters one spot lower at #46. “NDA” is the fifth song off her forthcoming album Happier Than Ever to chart at this format, this one coming about three weeks ahead of the project’s street date. Finally, Trinidad Cardona cashes in with the TikTok-approved winner “Dinero”, which hits the jackpot with a debut at #48.

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