ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (August 18, 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: Miley Cyrus is sky high on the log with her latest tune, while the top five sees some major turnover. Let’s add ’em up:

“MIDNIGHT” ROCKS: The 80’s-inspired “Midnight Sky” by Miley Cyrus is today’s winner at the Top 40 format, as it struts into the adds report with 117 stations on impact. It also led yesterday’s report at Hot AC radio. Dan + Shay‘s “I Should Probably Go To Bed” followed in second place with 41 stations this week, so the format certainly wasn’t sleeping on it. Unsurprisingly, it finished in the runner-up position behind Cyrus on the same Hot AC log. The two releases are off to a great start on both charts.

In third place, Drake starts with 32 stations on impact for the Lil Durk-assisted “Laugh Now Cry Later”, which grabs the top spot on the reports at both Rhythmic and Urban radio this week. Zara Larsson also returns to the Top 40 report with 2019’s ‘Wow”. It rockets into fourth place with 22 stations during the session, which follows a prominent placement in Netflix’s Work It from earlier this month. (The song previously earned some unsolicited airplay at the format last summer.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish and Zoe Wees returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, including data on the BTS single that’s sure to, well, explode at the format.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. MILEY CYRUS, “Midnight Sky” (RCA)
2. DAN + SHAY, “”I Should Probably Go To Bed”” (Warner)
3. DRAKE featuring LIL DURK, “Laugh Now Cry Later” (OVO/Republic)
4. ZARA LARSSON, “Wow” (TEN/Epic)
5. BILLIE EILISH, “My Future” (Darkroom/Interscope)
6. SAWEETIE, “Tap In” (ICY/Artistry/Warner)
7. JUICE WRLD & MARSHMELLO, “Come & Go” (Grade A/Interscope)
8. ZOE WEES, “Control” (Caroline)
9. TOPIC & A7S, “Breaking Me” (Astralwerks/Capitol)
10. 24KGOLDN featuring IANN DIOR, “Mood” (RECORDS-Columbia)

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