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 seven fresh singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:
JONAS BLUE featuring WILLIAM SINGE – “Mama” (Capitol)
Past T40 History: Blue’s “Perfect Strangers” reached #45 for three weeks around the holidays. This is Singe’s first Top 40 release.
LOOTE – “High Without Your Love” (4th & B’way/Island/Republic)
Past T40 History: None; this is the duo’s first release at the format. Jackson Foote and Emma Lov are currently in New York City.
RITA ORA – “Your Song” (Atlantic)
Past T40 History: Ora has three main-credited entries that stalled in the 20’s, and one #1 feature on Iggy Azalea’s “Black Widow”.
THE CHAINSMOKERS – “Honest” (Disruptor/Columbia)
Album: Memories…Do Not Open (2017)
Past T40 History: The duo has six top 40 songs to date, two that stopped at #3 and another three that have totaled 14 weeks at #1.
THE REVIVALISTS – “Wish I Knew You” (Washington Square/Concord/in2une)
Album: Men Amongst Mountains (2015)
Past T40 History: None; this is the band’s first release at the format. In May, the track spent a week at #1 on the Alternative chart.
ZEDD & LIAM PAYNE – “Get Low” (Interscope)
Past T40 History: Zedd’s nine chart songs include a recent six-week #1, “Stay”. Payne’s first solo hit, “Strip That Down”, is top 20.
Next week: Demi Lovato isn’t “Sorry” about her latest move, while Kesha is “Praying” for a great impact at the format. You’ll be sure to see more names in the mix as well! Stay tuned…
Which of these new songs would you like to see top the charts? Let me know!