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 three emerging singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:
CONAN GRAY, “Maniac” (Republic)
Album: Kid Krow (2020)
Past T40 History: This is Gray’s first song to impact at the format. It isn’t a remake of Michael Sembello’s chart-topper from 1983.
EMINEM featuring JUICE WRLD, “Godzilla” (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope)
Album: Music To Be Murdered By (2020)
Past T40 History: This new track will likely become Juice WRLD’s first posthumous top 40 hit. He earned two during his lifetime.
SAM SMITH, “To Die For” (Capitol)
Album: To Die For (2020)
Past T40 History: The title cut from Smith’s forthcoming album recently became their 13th top 40 single at the format since 2014.
Collaborations led by Diplo and New Hope Club have some hope for a solid week on the adds report next Tuesday.
Which of these new songs would you like to see top the charts? Let me know!