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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 19, 2020)

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. If you’re ready to fall into the chart stats for the week, here’s what’s popping at the format:

DAN’S THE MAN: With the second-slowest run ever to #1 at the pop format, Trevor Daniel‘s “Falling” rises from 2-1 in its 28th week in the top 40. His follow-up single, the Selena Gomez-assisted “Past Life”, rises from 22-18.

The Kane Brown, Swae Lee and Khalid collaboration “Be Like That” continues its momentum at the Top 40 format and reaches the chart with a high debut at #35. It’s the second pop radio hit for Brown, the fifth solo for Lee and the 12th for Khalid. Ava Max is up from 43-36 with “Kings & Queens”, marking her third top 40 single to date. Sia also rises into the top 40 with the soundtrack cut “Together”, taken from her upcoming film Music. It rises from 42-40 to become her tenth solo song to reach the region here.

The Killers lead this week’s top 50 action with “Caution”, a recent #1 song on the Alternative and Triple A charts that starts at #47. Two viral tracks that reacted on the video platform TikTok are next: Curtis Waters and Harm Franklin check in with “Stunnin'” at #48, while Avenue Beat is new at #49 with the topical “F2020”. Finally, with his follow-up to the #2 hit “Hot Girl Bummer”, the #50 debut this week belongs to Blackbear with “Queen Of Broken Hearts”. It impacts at the format on Tuesday.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 19, 2020

Showering the people with bops.

DEBUTS
40. Blindlove – I Wanna Be Okay
39. Zedd & Jasmine Thompson – Funny
37. Silversun Pickups – Toy Soldiers
36. Kygo & Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It? | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
35. Conan Gray – Heather (40)
30. Zara Larsson – Love Me Land (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
27. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (32)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Scott Helman – Wait No More (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Niall Horan – Black And White (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Carly Rae Jepsen – This Love Isn’t Crazy (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Tones And I – Ur So F**king Cool (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Major Lazer featuring Marcus Mumford – Lay Your Head On Me (05) | PEAK: #05
05. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – Break My Heart (04) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Katy Perry – Daisies (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. BANNERS – Someone To You (5)
2. Mickey Guyton – Black Like Me (1)
3. Tom Walker – Wait For You (3)
4. Dermot Kennedy – Giants (2)
5. Avenue Beat – F2020 (-)
6. Jxdn – Angels & Demons (8)
7. Semisonic – You’re Not Alone (7)
8. Saint Motel – Preach (-)
9. Katy Perry – Smile (-)
10. Zoe Wees – Control (10)

In The Mix:
Amy Shark – Everybody Rise
Blackbear – Queen Of Broken Hearts
Cody Fry – Thinking About You
Dixie D’Amelio – Be Happy
Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am
Guy Sebastian – Standing With You
Hayley Williams – Dead Horse
James Bay – Chew On My Heart
Jonas Blue & MAX – Naked
JP Saxe – Hey Stupid, I Love You
Kenzie featuring Sia – Exhale
Michele Morrone – Hard For Me
Noah Cyrus – Young & Sad
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa
Sheppard – Symphony
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – March March
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – Sleep At Night (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande‘s “Rain On Me” remains in the forecast, leading my personal chart for a fifth week. Four new songs debut on the chart this week, led by Kygo‘s remix of Tina Turner‘s 1984 hit “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” at #36. 80-year-old Turner becomes the oldest living singer to ever make my top 40. Silversun Pickups pick up their first charting tune at #37 with this past week’s Most Added song at the Alternative radio format: a remake of Martika’s 1989 hit “Toy Soldiers”. Zedd and Jasmine Thompson start at #39 with “Funny”. The collaboration will be impacting at the Top 40 format on Tuesday, followed by a push at the Hot AC format next week. Lastly, a new group based in Utah checks in at #40: Blindlove‘s “I Wanna Be Okay” is headed up the Alternative chart, as it continues to spread across the panel.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 19, 2009

Kings of Adam’s chart.

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 eleven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 19, 2009…

Debuts:
40. BROOKE WHITE, “Radio Radio”
38. UNCLE KRACKER, “Smile”
37. 311, “It’s Alright”
34. A FINE FRENZY, “Blow Away”

Biggest Mover:
TINA PAROL, “Who’s Got Your Money?” (33-26, seven spots)

10. MAT KEARNEY, “Closer To Love” (up 2)
Album: City Of Black & White (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

09. KINGS OF LEON, “Use Somebody” (up 2)
Album: Only By The Night (2008, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (down 3)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

07. DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (up 1)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. P!NK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (steady, second week)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

05. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (up 2)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. NICKELBACK, “If Today Was Your Last Day” (down 1)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. THE FRAY, “Never Say Never” (down 1)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

02. ROB THOMAS, “Her Diamonds” (down 1)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

01. KATY PERRY, “Waking Up In Vegas” (up 3)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 17, 2020

Ready, set, Kygo.

What’s New Music Friday got to do with it? Well, more than you think! Check out these notable albums and EPs from Alessia Cara, Blackbear, Ellie Goulding, Pink Sweat$, StaySolidRocky, The Chicks and others, as well as the latest singles from DJ Khaled, Jxdn, Keith Urban, Kygo, Powfu, Steve Aoki and more. Get collaborative and bop away:

Notable albums out this week: Alessia Cara‘s This Summer: Live Off The Floor (iTunes), Alice Ivy‘s Don’t Sleep (iTunes), BTS‘s Map Of The Soul: 7 ~The Journey~ (iTunes), Bush‘s The Kingdom (iTunes), COTIS‘s Reckless (iTunes), Ellie Goulding‘s Brightest Blue (iTunes), Jhené Aiko‘s Chilombo (Deluxe) (iTunes), KYLE‘s See You When I Am Famous (iTunes), Lianne La Havas‘s Lianne La Havas (iTunes), LoveLeo‘s Look At This Mess I’ve Made (iTunes), Meghan Trainor‘s Treat Myself (Deluxe) (iTunes), Oliver Tree‘s Ugly Is Beautiful (iTunes), The Aces‘s Under My Influence (iTunes), The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks)‘s Gaslighter (iTunes), The Pretenders‘s Hate For Sale (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Alextbh‘s The Chase (iTunes), Blackbear‘s Everything Means Nothing (Part 1) (iTunes), Father John Misty‘s Anthem + 3 (iTunes), Gracie Abrams‘s Minor (iTunes), J.I. The Prince Of NY‘s Welcome To GStarr, Vol. 1 (iTunes), Joey Bada$$‘s The Light Pack (iTunes), Livingston‘s Lighthouse (iTunes), Nasty Cherry‘s Season 2 (iTunes), Peter Manos‘s Do You Turn Red? (iTunes), Pink Sweat$‘s The Prelude (iTunes), Sarah Barrios‘s Letters I Never Sent (iTunes), StaySolidRocky‘s Fallin’ (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1, 2”, Mxmtoon featuring Chloe Moriondo (iTunes)
“12 Steps”, CXLOE (iTunes)
“17again”, Powfu (iTunes)
“30”, Badflower (iTunes)
“500 Veces”, Ally Brooke x Messiah (iTunes)
“All Time High”, MarcLo (iTunes)
“All Up In My Head”, ROZES (iTunes)
“American Youth French Kissing”, Eden XO (iTunes)
“Angels & Kings”, Quarry (iTunes)
“Anyone Else”, Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Blame”, Grace Carter & Jacob Banks (iTunes)
“Blame It On You”, Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Break”, Julia Stone (iTunes)
“Broken”, Lund, Lil Skies & Noah Cyrus (iTunes)
“Brokenhearted”, Joan (iTunes)
“Bruised And Bloodied”, Seether (iTunes)
“California”, Somegirlnamedanna (iTunes)
“Californian Lullaby”, Stellie (iTunes)
“Candy”, Serena Ryder (iTunes)
“Care”, Beabadoobee (iTunes)
“Classic”, Cam (iTunes)
“Coming Closer”, Duckwrth featuring G.L.A.M. & Juliana Romana (iTunes)
“Cry Dancing”, NOTD & Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“CWJBHN”, Jake Scott & Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“Distant Axis”, Matt Berninger (iTunes)
“Do You Need Me”, Lewis Del Mar (iTunes)
“Don’t Call Again”, Tkay Maidza featuring Kari Faux (iTunes)
“Don’t Give Up On Me”, Jamie Cullum (iTunes)
“Drown”, Lecrae featuring John Legend (iTunes)
“Easy”, Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“Egg McMuffin”, SEB (iTunes)
“Everything”, Birdtunes (iTunes)
“Everything’s Wrong”, Chaz Cardigan (iTunes)
“For The Night”, Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“F**k, I Luv My Friends”, Renforshort (iTunes)
“Funny”, Zedd & Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)
“Get Paid”, Aluna featuring Princess Nokia & Jada Kingdom (iTunes)
“Girl”, SAYGRACE (iTunes)
“Greece” and “Popstar”, DJ Khaled featuring Drake (iTunes)
“Hit Me Back”, Conor Matthews featuring Social House (iTunes)
“Hold Ya”, Brasstracks & Lawrence (iTunes)
“Honey”, Boy Pablo (iTunes)
“Hurricane”, Anson Seabra (iTunes)
“I Still Do”, Kiiara (iTunes)
“I Think I Wanna Be Alone”, Mazie (iTunes)
“IDK Where I’m At RN”, Gavin Haley (iTunes)
“I’ll Be Your Friend”, Benny Benassi & CeCe Rogers (iTunes)
“Imagine”, Steve Aoki & Frank Walker featuring AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Is A Light Ever Lost”, Dustin Tebbutt (iTunes)
“Jeepster”, Joan Jett (iTunes)
“Last Night!”, Gaff (iTunes)
“Live Without Your Love”, Calvin Harris & Love Regenerator featuring Steve Lacy (iTunes)
“Loose Ends”, Illy featuring G Flip (iTunes)
“Lost Without You”, Fly By Midnight featuring Clara Mae (iTunes)
“Lovers (Home Made)”, Anna Of The North (iTunes)
“Mala (Remix)”, Pitbull featuring Becky G & De La Ghetto (iTunes)
“Meant To Be”, Will Hyde (iTunes)
“Nectarines”, MELVV featuring Royal & The Serpent (iTunes)
“Never Sleep”, Kota Banks (iTunes)
“Night Garden”, BENEE featuring Kenny Beats & Bakar (iTunes)
“No Home For The Brave”, Guapdad 4000 (iTunes)
“No Smoke”, Lu Kala (iTunes)
“Nothing Else I Could Do”, Ella Jane (iTunes)
“One Love”, The Amplified Project (iTunes)
“Orange Peel”, Gayle (iTunes)
“Otherside”, Jon Lemmon (iTunes)
“Paralyzed”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“People I Don’t Like”, UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Play Fight”, THEY. & Tinashe (iTunes)
“Professional”, ANNALIA (iTunes)
“Rain On Me (Purple Disco Remix)”, Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande (iTunes)
“Rascal (Superstar)”, Tinashe (iTunes)
“Real Girl”, NGOIZE (iTunes)
“Rise”, Lido (iTunes)
“Roses (Imanbek Remix)”, SAINt JHN featuring J Balvin (iTunes)
“Rush”, Once A Tree (iTunes)
“Savage”, Bahari featuring BIA (iTunes)
“Selene”, NIKI (iTunes)
“Shoes”, Lupe Fiasco featuring Virgil Abloh (iTunes)
“Smile”, Wizkid featuring H.E.R. (iTunes)
“So What!”, Jxdn (iTunes)
“Strangers”, Lillian Hepler (iTunes)
“Strawberry Lipstick”, YUNGBLUD (iTunes)
“Stuntin’ On You”, Tyla Yaweh featuring DaBaby (iTunes)
“Sucker”, Kwassa (iTunes)
“Sunrise”, Michelle (iTunes)
“Superman”, Keith Urban (iTunes)
“Tanlines”, PHANGS (iTunes)
“Tell Me Why”, The Kid LAROI (iTunes)
“The Machine”, Oliver Malcolm (iTunes)
“Things I Thought Were Mine”, Alfie Templeman (iTunes)
“Thinking About You”, R3HAB x Winona Oak (iTunes)
“This Is How U Feel (COASTR. Remix)”, Loote (iTunes)
“Throwback Thursday”, Johan Lenox, Lil Keed & Kota The Friend (iTunes)
“To Be Young”, Anne-Marie featuring Doja Cat (iTunes)
“Unsaid (Reimagined)” and “White Noise (Reimagined)”, Flor (iTunes)
“Uterus”, Elliphant (iTunes)
“Wait For Me”, Takis featuring Goody Grace & Tory Lanez (iTunes)
“Weekend”, Isac Elliot (iTunes)
“What’s Love Got To Do With It”, Kygo x Tina Turner (iTunes)
“Where Would We Be Now?”, Steve Appleton (iTunes)
“Young Heart”, Kara Marni featuring Russ (iTunes)

Next week, the latest singles from Jason Derulo and Little Mix 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 14, 2020)

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: the trio of Kane Brown, Khalid and Swae Lee sway the pop panel and find themselves at the top of the adds report. Let’s add ’em up:

YES, HE KANE: With 85 adds in its opening week, “Be Like That” by Kane Brown, Khalid and Swae Lee easily takes the top spot. The big collaboration, which is already flying towards the top 40 at the format, also secured a half dozen adds at the Hot AC format on Monday’s update, two weeks ahead of its impact date there.

Look out for Blackbear‘s new single “Queen Of Broken Hearts”, which impacts at the end of July. This week, it’s starting out early with a total of 24 stations, good for a fourth place finish. It will easily reach the top 50 before its official adds date.

Another new song in the top ten is Avenue Beat‘s “F2020”, which ties for eighth place with 15 stations this week. After going viral on the video platform TikTok, the trio released a full version, which is reacting nicely at both digital retail and streaming.

Charting singles from Ava Max, Jack Harlow and Jackson Wang returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, including music from Tate McRae and Zara Larsson.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. KANE BROWN, SWAE LEE & KHALID, “Be Like That” (RCA-Interscope)
2. JAWSH 685 x JASON DERULO, “Savage Love” (Columbia)
3. TOPIC & A7S, “Breaking Me” (Astralwerks/Capitol)
4. BLACKBEAR, “Queen Of Broken Hearts” (Alamo/Interscope)
5. TREVOR DANIEL x SELENA GOMEZ, “Past Life” (Alamo/Interscope)
6. KYGO featuring ONEREPUBLIC, “Lose Somebody” (Interscope-RCA)
7. JACK HARLOW, “Whats Poppin” (Atlantic)
8-T. AVA MAX, “Kings & Queens” (Atlantic)
8-T. AVENUE BEAT, “F2020” (Tape Room/Valory-in2une)
10. JACKSON WANG, “100 Ways” (88rising/12Tone)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 13-14, 2020)

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 two singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

CONKARAH featuring SHAGGY – “Banana” (S-Curve)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: After moving on TikTok, this track has seen enough support to reach the top 50. Conkarah is new to the format.

KANE BROWN, SWAE LEE & KHALID – “Be Like That” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Brown and Khalid worked on a remix of the latter’s “Saturday Nights”. It reached #36 at Hot AC radio last year.

New releases from the Peach Tree Rascals, Tate McRae and Zara Larsson will be vicious in their pursuit of adds next week.

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

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 12, 2020)

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. Put your mask on and the radio up, because here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

PUT YOUR “LIGHTS” ON: The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” picks up a seventh nonconsecutive week at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart, down a little over 300 spins from last week. Look for Trevor Daniel‘s “Falling”, which remains at #2 again, to attempt a run at the top spot during the coming week.

Three singles enter the top 40 on this week’s chart, led by the first top 40 entry for Jack Harlow, which vaults from 45-34. “What’s Poppin” also moves from 2-1 on the Rhythmic chart, becoming Harlow’s first #1 tune at the format, and currently ranks at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Following him, Kygo and OneRepublic lift from 44-35 with “Lose Somebody”. This is the seventh top 40 entry for Kygo on the list and the 14th for OneRepublic, who have been charting since 2007. Format newcomers Topic and A7S also land in the region with their recent Dance radio hit “Breaking Me”, which climbs from 47-40 this week.

Flying into the top 50, Ava Max‘s “Kings & Queens” has a royal landing at #43, as she gets closer to her third top 40 song to date. It starts four spots ahead of StaySolidRocky‘s viral hit “Party Girl”, which checks in at #47. Additionally, AJ Mitchell is new at #48 with “Burn”. Mitchell and Max previously collaborated on his song “Slow Dance”, which peaked at #26 in December 2019.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 12, 2020

Goin’ gaga through July.

DEBUTS
40. Conan Gray – Heather
37. Zara Larsson – Love Me Land | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. AJ Mitchell – Burn (39)
32. Dua Lipa – Hallucinate (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
17. The Killers – My Own Soul’s Warning (22)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Tones And I – Ur So F**king Cool (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Niall Horan – Black And White (11) | PEAK: #09
08. The Killers – Caution (05) | PEAK: #02
07. Kelly Clarkson – I Dare You (07) | PEAK: #05
06. The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know) (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Major Lazer featuring Marcus Mumford – Lay Your Head On Me (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – Break My Heart (02) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Katy Perry – Daisies (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth – I Hope (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Mickey Guyton – Black Like Me (1)
2. Dermot Kennedy – Giants (5)
3. Tom Walker – Wait For You (4)
4. Jamie Scott – Emily (2)
5. BANNERS – Someone To You (6)
6. Blindlove – I Wanna Be Okay (9)
7. Semisonic – You’re Not Alone (10)
8. Jxdn – Angels & Demons (8)
9. Ruth B. – If I Have A Son (7)
10. Zoe Wees – Control (-)

In The Mix:
Amy Shark – Everybody Rise
Avenue Beat – F2020 (new)
Blackbear – Queen Of Broken Hearts (new)
Cody Fry – Thinking About You
Dixie D’Amelio – Be Happy (new)
Gavin Haley featuring Ella Vos – The Way I Am (new)
Guy Sebastian – Standing With You
Hayley Williams – Dead Horse
James Bay – Chew On My Heart (new)
Jonas Blue & MAX – Naked
JP Saxe – Hey Stupid, I Love You
Justin Timberlake – Perfect For Me
Katy Perry – Smile (new)
Kenzie featuring Sia – Exhale
Michele Morrone – Hard For Me (new)
Noah Cyrus – Young & Sad
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa (new)
Saint Motel – Preach (new)
Sheppard – Symphony
Silversun Pickups – Toy Soldiers (new)
The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) – March March

Chart Notes:

  • Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande‘s global hit “Rain On Me” easily scores a fourth week at #1 on my personal chart, as Dua Lipa‘s latest single “Hallucinate” is the Biggest Mover, lifting from 38-32 in its second week in the countdown. This week’s new entries come from Zara Larsson, who lands at #37 with “Love Me Land”, and Conan Gray, who bows at #40 with “Heather”. Last September, Larsson scored three weeks at #1 with “All The Time”, her only chart-topper to date. Earlier this year, Gray’s first chart entry, titled “Maniac”, spent two weeks at #15.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 13, 2014

Golden tunes from 2014.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 13, 2014…

Debuts:
40. FERRECK DAWN & REDONDO, “Love Too Deep”
39. JASON MRAZ, “Love Someone”

Biggest Mover:
THE MADDEN BROTHERS, “We Are Done” (29-21, eight spots)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Believer” (up 4)
Album: Oh, What A Life (2014, Mercury Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. PASSENGER, “Heart’s On Fire” (up 2)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #9

08. SECONDCITY, “I Wanna Feel” (steady, third week)
Album: I Wanna Feel (single) (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

07. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JESS GLYNNE, “Rather Be” (down 2)
Album: New Eyes (2014, Big Beat/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

06. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (down 3)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (down 3)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

04. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Burning Gold” (up 2)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (up 4)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge” (up 2)
Album: The Bridge (2014, Independent)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (steady, second week)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 10, 2020

A whole new WRLD.

Get ready for a legendary New Music Friday, including new albums and EPs by Brett Eldredge, JoJo, Juice WRLD, The Beths and others, as well as the latest singles from Bazzi, Eminem, James Bay, Zara Larsson and more. Here’s your ticket to Love Me Land, so love these bops:

Notable albums out this week: 100 Gecs‘s 1000 Gecs And The Tree Of Clues (iTunes), Brett Eldredge‘s Sunday Drive (iTunes), Cian Ducrot‘s Started In College (Mixtape) (iTunes), Donna Missal‘s Lighter (iTunes), Eric Hutchinson‘s Class Of 98 (iTunes), Iration‘s Coastin’ (iTunes), JoJo‘s Good To Know (Acoustic) (iTunes), Juice WRLD‘s Legends Never Die (iTunes), Kacy Hill‘s Is It Selfish If We Talk About Me Again (iTunes), Lime Cordiale‘s 14 Steps To A Better You (iTunes), MAALA‘s Water Overhead (iTunes), Passenger‘s Patchwork (iTunes), Quinn XCII‘s A Letter To My Younger Self (iTunes), Rhys Lewis‘s Things I Chose To Remember (iTunes), The Beths‘s Jump Rope Gazers (iTunes), The Goo Goo Dolls‘s Miracle Pill (Deluxe) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Barns Courtney‘s Hard To Be Alone (iTunes), ELIO‘s U And Me, But Mostly Me (iTunes), Elle King‘s In Isolation (iTunes), Jimmie Allen‘s Bettie James (iTunes), Que Parks‘s Tree Of Shades (iTunes), RHODES‘s I’m Not OK (iTunes), Summer Walker‘s Life On Earth (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“American Reckoning”, Bon Jovi (iTunes)
“Are You Even Real”, James Blake (iTunes)
“Bad”, Valentina Cy (iTunes)
“Be”, BÉE (iTunes)
“Be Like That”, Kane Brown & Swae Lee featuring Khalid (iTunes)
“Be My Excuse”, Josh Gray (iTunes)
“Before You Marry A Person”, Selmer (iTunes)
“Blonde”, Glades (iTunes)
“Buzzkill”, Baby Queen (iTunes)
“Call Him”, Noah Cunane (iTunes)
“Call Me Joe”, Jukebox The Ghost (iTunes)
“Call You Out”, Deryk (iTunes)
“Change My Mind”, Liza Anne (iTunes)
“Chew On My Heart”, James Bay (iTunes)
“City”, Zachary Knowles (iTunes)
“Clean Slate”, Donovan Woods (iTunes)
“Compensating”, Aminé featuring Young Thug (iTunes)
“Control (NOTD Remix)”, Zoe Wees (iTunes)
“Control (Remix)”, Aaron Taos & Lonely God featuring Huron John (iTunes)
“Crazy 4 U”, NAWAS (iTunes)
“Daisy”, Ashnikko (iTunes)
“Dangerous Love”, Tiwa Savage (iTunes)
“Daniel, You’re Still A Child”, Declan McKenna (iTunes)
“Dead End”, Lights (iTunes)
“Dinosaurs On The Mountain”, The Flaming Lips (iTunes)
“Dishes (Acoustic)”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Don’t Be Sad”, Scotty Sire (iTunes)
“Don’t Cry For Me”, Alok, Martin Jensen & Jason Derulo (iTunes)
“Dying 4 Your Love”, Snoh Aalegra (iTunes)
“Elysian Park”, Chris Wallace (iTunes)
“F2020”, Avenue Beat (iTunes)
“Feels Like Me”, Gin Wigmore (iTunes)
“Fix You (Live)”, Sam Smith (iTunes)
“For Sure”, Future Islands (iTunes)
“F**k What People Say”, X Lovers (iTunes)
“Give Up”, Russ (iTunes)
“Guess I’m Jaded”, Goldroom & Moontower (iTunes)
“Happy For You”, Anna Sofia (iTunes)
“Here Comes The End”, Gerard Way featuring Judith Hill (iTunes)
“Here On Earth”, Tim McGraw (iTunes)
“Hide”, Emilee (iTunes)
“How It All Works Out”, Faouzia (iTunes)
“I Believe”, Joy Denalane featuring BJ The Chicago Kid (iTunes)
“I Don’t Care”, Charlotte Sands & James Droll (iTunes)
“I Don’t Think I’m Okay”, Bazzi (iTunes)
“I Need You To Hate Me (220 KID Remix)”, JC Stewart (iTunes)
“I Wanna Know”, The Hunna (iTunes)
“Lady By The Sea”, Stephen Sanchez (iTunes)
“Look How We Started”, Beaux (iTunes)
“Love In My Pocket”, Rich Brian (iTunes)
“Love Me Land”, Zara Larsson (iTunes)
“Love Will Remain”, Ronan Keating & Clare Bowen (iTunes)
“Make Or Break Up”, Christian French (iTunes)
“Make You”, Lindsay Ell (iTunes)
“Make You Dance”, Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“Mess Me Up”, Neon Trees (iTunes)
“Messages”, San Cisco (iTunes)
“Miscommunications (MK Remix)”, Ant Saunders (iTunes)
“Mute Love”, Naaz (iTunes)
“My Man”, Becky G (iTunes)
“My Own World”, Davina Michelle (iTunes)
“Natalie Don’t”, RAYE (iTunes)
“Nevermind”, Valley (iTunes)
“New York Nights”, Jamie Scott (iTunes)
“No Distraction (Khruangbin Remix)”, Beck (iTunes)
“Not Like You”, Nightly (iTunes)
“Nothing At All”, Deep Purple (iTunes)
“One Last Song”, Benedict Cork (iTunes)
“One Phone Call”, The Night Game (iTunes)
“Over (R3HAB Remix)”, End Of The World featuring Gabrielle Aplin (iTunes)
“Overcome”, Sam Tinnesz featuring Que Parks (iTunes)
“Overused (Acoustic)”, Clara Mae featuring Gnash (iTunes)
“Party Girl (Remix)”, StaySolidRocky featuring Lil Uzi Vert (iTunes)
“Pass It”, MK xyz featuring G-Eazy (iTunes)
“Passerby”, Patrick Droney (iTunes)
“Please”, Taylor Dayne (iTunes)
“Politics & Violence”, Dominic Fike (iTunes)
“Pop Tarts”, Easy Life (iTunes)
“Preach”, Saint Motel (iTunes)
“Purple Haze”, Zella Day (iTunes)
“Queen Of Broken Hearts”, Blackbear (iTunes)
“Rare Changes”, Mayer Hawthorne (iTunes)
“Reckoning”, Alanis Morissette (iTunes)
“Shot A Satellite”, Erasure (iTunes)
“Since I Was Young”, Wrabel x Kesha (iTunes)
“Smile”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Smoke Signals”, Cavetown featuring Tessa Violet (iTunes)
“Somewhere Else”, Delaney Jane (iTunes)
“Stick To Your Guns”, Kelsy Karter (iTunes)
“Sucker”, Kaptan (iTunes)
“Sun Bleached & Dried”, G-Eazy (iTunes)
“Sun Will Find You”, Gabrielle Current (iTunes)
“Take It Any Way I Can Get It”, Joan Osborne (iTunes)
“The Adventures Of Moon Man & Slim Shady”, Kid Cudi & Eminem (iTunes)
“The Things We Do”, Foster The People (iTunes)
“Three Years”, VOKES (iTunes)
“Throwback”, Hudson Moore (iTunes)
“Toy Soldiers”, Silversun Pickups (iTunes)
“Twentyone”, Carly Rose (iTunes)
“Unconditional”, Picture This (iTunes)
“Victory”, The Avett Brothers (iTunes)
“Wait For You (Steve Void Remix)”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Waves”, Paige (iTunes)
“When I’m All Alone (Stripped)”, Phangs (iTunes)
“White Lie”, Contradash (iTunes)
“Who You Are”, Sally Sossa (iTunes)
“WIYULD”, Evann McIntosh (iTunes)
“Why Aren’t We Having Sex?”, Liza Owen (iTunes)
“XS (Remix)”, Rina Sawayama featuring Bree Runway (iTunes)
“Your Turn Now”, Aaron Smith (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Bush, Ellie Goulding and The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) 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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