RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (August 1, 2021)

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 on your skates and glide into what’s popping this week:

FOR THE “GOOD” TIMES: Up over 200 spins for the week, pop star Olivia Rodrigo stays at #1 on the Top 40 chart for the second week with “Good 4 U”, taken from the album Sour. This is her seventh total week at the summit on the pop airwaves in 2021.

Five new titles enter both the top 40 and the top 50 this week, with Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow‘s “Industry Baby” leading the way. Landing at #32, the collaboration marks their fifth and second top 40 singles at the format, respectively. Italian breakouts Måneskin are up from 44-34 on the Top 40 radio chart with their cover of “Beggin’”, becoming their first U.S. pop hit. Bazzi scores his first top 40 entry in more than a year with “I Like That”, his fifth time on the survey, which lands at #35. Twenty One Pilots rise from 45-37 on the list with “Saturday”, now a five hit on the Alternative radio chart and the duo’s eighth top 40 single to date at the Top 40 format. Finally, Tesher moves from 42-39 on the chart with the Jason Derulo-assisted “Jalebi Baby”, becoming their first and 24th entries in the region, respectively.

TikTok personality Dixie D’Amelio has a debut at #42 with her labelmate Rubi Rose-assisted “Psycho”, while the Swedish House Mafia, Ty Dolla $ign and 070 Shake collaboration “Lifetime” starts its chart life at #45. A notch lower, Silk Sonic has a silky smooth entrance at #46 with “Skate”, the new single from their upcoming album An Evening With Silk Sonic. Next, format newcomer SEB reaches the “Seaside” and the top 50 on the pop chart with his viral demo recording, which comes in at #49. Finally, Masked Wolf slides in at #50 with “Say So”.

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