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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (April 26-27, 2021)

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? This track is impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

MIMI WEBB, “Good Without” (Epic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Webb is a newcomer here. Her latest release has already entered the top 20 in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Next week: no additional songs are currently listed as impacting for next week.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (January 18-19, 2021)

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? One song impacts this week at the Top 40 format:

OLIVIA RODRIGO – “Drivers License” (Geffen/Interscope)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Rodrigo earned her first top 40 hit at the format with this song when it entered at #30 on the published update.

Next week: no songs are currently listed as impacting at this time.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 30-December 1, 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’s the one track impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

THE KID LAROI – “So Done” (Columbia)
Album: F*ck Love (Savage Edition) (2020)
Past T40 History: This song is already in the top 50 at the format. The album from which it comes got to #3 on the Billboard 200.

Next week: it’s the last impact date of the year and the competitors will be announced soon.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 23-24, 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:

MILEY CYRUS featuring DUA LIPA – “Prisoner” (RCA)
Album: Plastic Hearts (2020)
Past T40 History: This collaboration is the follow-up to “Midnight Sky”, which got as high as #14 last month and is now dropping.

SHAWN MENDES & JUSTIN BIEBER – “Monster” (Island/Republic)
Album: Wonder (2020)
Past T40 History: This single entered at #37 on Sunday’s update, marking the 11th top 40 hit for Mendes and the 32nd for Bieber.

Next week: The Kid LAROI is so done with waiting for his first top 40 hit at the format and should score some good action.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 17, 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: Billie Eilish leads the bill with a huge week for her latest release, but the new holiday hit from Lil Nas X is a cold hard winner too. Let’s add ’em up:

“I AM” NUMBER ONE: Billie Eilish connected with the Top 40 panel in a big way this week, earning 169 stations for “Therefore I Am”. The song debuted at #34 on last weekend’s published update, giving the young performer her sixth top 40 song to date. The adds continued at the Alternative and Hot AC formats, where it brought in another 42 and 16 stations, respectively.

Lil Nas X also debuted on the Top 40 report with “Holiday”, landing a second place finish with an impressive 92 adds on impact. It took first place at both Rhythmic and Urban radio this week, earning 44 and 34 adds, respectively.

Charting singles from Ariana Grande and Tate McRae returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

Next week: Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber hope to have a monster adds week here (and they’ll likely achieve it.)

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. BILLIE EILISH, “Therefore I Am” (Darkroom/Interscope)
2. LIL NAS X, “Holiday” (Columbia)
3. ARIANA GRANDE, “34+35” (Republic)
4-T. RITT MOMNEY, “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
4-T. THE KID LAROI, “So Done” (Columbia)
6-T. CHRIS BROWN x YOUNG THUG, “Go Crazy” (RCA-300 Ent.)
7. THE WEEKND, “Save Your Tears” (XO/Republic)
8-T. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (Erskine/Columbia)
8-T. INTERNET MONEY featuring GUNNA, DON TOLIVER & NAV, “Lemonade” (10K Projects/Capitol)
10-T. MALUMA & THE WEEKND, “Hawái” (Sony Latin/RCA)
10-T. TATE MCRAE, “You Broke Me First” (RCA)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 16-17, 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:

BILLIE EILISH – “Therefore I Am” (Darkroom/Interscope)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Eilish just scored her sixth top 40 hit on the pop list. Her last single, “My Future”, made it to #24 in September.

LIL NAS X – “Holiday” (Columbia)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Ho-ho-hoping for his third top 40 single at the format in the past 18 months, Lil Nas X has a seasonal standout.

No impacting songs are currently listed on the schedule for next week, but we hear there are a few larger collaborations coming…

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 9-10, 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:

ASHNIKKO – “Daisy” (Warner)
Album: Demidevil (2021)
Past T40 History: After earning some early airplay on the Alternative radio list, this newcomer now impacts at the Top 40 format.

MALUMA & THE WEEKND – “Hawái” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: The original version of the song, performed solely by Maluma, climbed to #1 in Argentina, Colombia and Spain.

No impacting songs are currently listed on the schedule for next week.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 2-3, 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 four tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ARIANA GRANDE – “34+35” (Republic)
Album: Positions (2020)
Past T40 History: Grande will easily score her 24th top 40 single here. The title track from her new album just entered the top 20.

DAVID GUETTA & SIA – “Let’s Love” (Warner)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: This single could become Guetta and Sia’s fourth collaboration to enter the top 50 at the pop format since 2012.

MARSHMELLO & IMANBEK featuring USHER – “Too Much” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Both Marshmello and Usher have hit #1 at the pop format. It’s been 5-1/2 years since Usher’s last top 40 single.

RITT MOMNEY – “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Corinne Bailey Rae’s original song didn’t chart here, but it did peak at #10 on the Hot AC list in the fall of 2006.

Next week: save your tears and your adds, because The Weeknd is coming with his new single…

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (October 26-27, 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:

ARIANA GRANDE – “Positions” (Republic)
Album: Positions (2020)
Past T40 History: The 23rd top 40 hit at the format for Grande is in a fairly good position to be this week’s Most Added song here.

HARRY STYLES – “Golden”
Album: Fine Line (2019)
Past T40 History: Styles now earns his sixth solo top 40 song at the format. “Watermelon Sugar” recently spent seven weeks at #1.

Next week: will the pop panel elect DaBaby, David Guetta or Ritt Momney as the president of the adds report? Stay tuned.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (October 20, 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: Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco prove that it’s lonely at the top, but a few other performing records crashed the top five as well. Let’s add ’em up, shall we?

MISTER “LONELY”: After landing in the top 40 on this past Sunday’s published chart, the new Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco collaboration “Lonely” leads today’s Top 40 adds report with 147 stations on impact. Yesterday, the single scored 28 stations at the Hot AC format, also claiming the top spot at that format.

Landing in the runner-up position, G-Eazy and Blackbear had a strong opening week with 53 stations for “Hate The Way”. At 45 stations and a third place finish was last week’s Most Added song: “Baby, I’m Jealous” by Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat.

Next week: new singles from Ariana Grande and Harry Styles (in fourth place today) go for the golden in the Adds Olympics.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. JUSTIN BIEBER & BENNY BLANCO, “Lonely” (Def Jam-Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope)
2. G-EAZY featuring BLACKBEAR, “Hate The Way” (RCA-Interscope)
3. BEBE REXHA featuring DOJA CAT, “Baby, I’m Jealous” (Warner)
4. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (Erskine/Columbia)
5. MACHINE GUN KELLY x BLACKBEAR, “My Ex’s Best Friend” (Bad Boy/Interscope)
6. JASON DERULO, “Take You Dancing” (APG/Atlantic)
7-T. DUA LIPA, “Levitating” (Warner)
7-T. WHY DON’T WE, “Fallin'” (Signature Ent./Atlantic)
9. DIXIE D’AMELIO, “Be Happy” (Dam Fam/HITCO-Interscope)
10. INTERNET MONEY featuring GUNNA, DON TOLIVER & NAV, “Lemonade” (10K Projects/Capitol)

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