ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (August 25, 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: Snap, crackle… BTS pops at the Top 40 format in a big way! Let’s add ’em up:

BEYOND THE ADDS: To no one’s surprise, BTS and their new single “Dynamite” are absolutely explosive at the Top 40 format, as the song blasts in with 171 adds on impact, their biggest opening to date so far. The track started at #32 on last week’s published chart and should fly up in the coming days, especially given all the new action on it. Activity has been limited for it at other formats since its release, though “Dynamite” has received some smaller airplay at both Hot AC and Rhythmic stations.

Landing in second place, up from tenth last week, 24KGoldn and Iann Dior also scored a huge win for “Mood”, in with 64 adds.

Recent TikTok hits from Claire Rosinkranz and Dixie D’Amelio also reached the top ten on the log this week: the latter’s track “Be Happy” landed in seventh place with 18 stations, while the former’s EP cut “Backyard Boy” started in eighth with 16.

Charting singles from AJRAva Max and Miley Cyrus 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 Calvin Harris and The Weeknd collaboration that you may be bumping by the weeknd.

1. BTS, “Dynamite” (BigHit/Columbia)
2. 24KGOLDN featuring IANN DIOR, “Mood” (RECORDS-Columbia)
3. DRAKE featuring LIL DURK, “Laugh Now Cry Later” (OVO/Republic)
4. ZARA LARSSON, “Wow” (TEN/Epic)
5. MILEY CYRUS, “Midnight Sky” (RCA)
6. SURF MESA featuring EMILEE, “ILY (I Love You Baby)” (Astralwerks/Capitol)
7. DIXIE D’AMELIO, “Be Happy” (Dam Fam/HITCO)
8. CLAIRE ROSINKRANZ, “Backyard Boy” (Slowplay/Republic)
9-T. AJR, “Bang!” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
9-T. AVA MAX, “Kings & Queens” (Atlantic)

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