ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 25, 2021)

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: BTS is really cooking with gas with their bold and buttery new release. Let’s add ’em up:

SHOULD’VE KNOWN BUTTER: K-pop septet and worldwide phenomenon BTS had a huge first week at the Top 40 format, earning the commitments of entire panel (180 stations) on impact with “Butter”. It is the first song since 2019 to achieve this goal. Elsewhere, the big hit scored 52 and 25 adds at the Hot AC (second place) and Rhythmic (third place) radio formats, respectively.

Entering in the runner-up position with a still fairly substantial 115 adds this week, Marshmello and the Jonas Brothers impacted at the format with “Leave Before You Love Me”. It led yesterday’s report at the Hot AC format with 56 stations, just sneaking past BTS.

Finally, after earning 40 early adds last week, Olivia Rodrigo grabbed another 86 stations for “Good 4 U”, ranking in third place. The song recently became her third top 40 hit from the Sour album, which is likely to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart later this month.

Charting singles from Anitta and GIVĒON returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. BTS, “Butter” (BigHit/Columbia)
2. MARSHMELLO x JONAS BROTHERS, “Leave Before You Love Me” (Joytime Collective/Republic)
3. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Good 4 U” (Geffen/Interscope)
4. ANITTA, “Girl From Rio” (Warner)
5. DJ KHALED featuring POST MALONE, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY & DABABY, “I Did It” (We The Best/Roc Nation/Epic)
6. RITON x NIGHTCRAWLERS featuring MUFASA & HYPEMAN, “Friday” (RCA)
7. REGARD, TROYE SIVAN & TATE MCRAE, “You” (Ministry Of Sound/Epic)
8. GIVĒON, “Heartbreak Anniversary” (Not So Fast/Epic)
9. NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
10-T. JACKSON WANG, “LMLY (Leave Me Loving You)” (88rising/12Tone)
10-T. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)

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