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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 1, 2022)

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: Kygo and DNCE get the Top 40 radio panel dancing and reporting. Let’s add ’em up:

“FEET” DON’T FAIL ME NOW: It was a more moderate start for the new collaboration from Kygo and DNCE, which led the adds report at the Top 40 format this week. “Dancing Feet” waltzed in with 59 stations on impact, well ahead of the tracks tied for the runner-up spot. It also tied for the Most Added title at the Hot AC format yesterday, scoring another 18 adds there. “Dancing” edged in at #49 on the pop chart last weekend and is currently seeing a nice climb for the next published update.

Watch out for emerging releases from Diplo & Miguel (18 adds) and Mimi Webb (17 adds), which are also beginning to see some action.

Charting singles from Avril Lavigne, Dove Cameron and Em Beihold also 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
1. KYGO featuring DNCE, “Dancing Feet” (RCA)
2-T. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
2-T. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
4. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
5-T. DIPLO & MIGUEL, “Don’t Forget My Love” (Higher Ground/Mad Decent)
5-T. DOVE CAMERON, “Boyfriend” (Disruptor/Columbia)
7. MIMI WEBB, “House On Fire” (Epic)
8. AVRIL LAVIGNE featuring BLACKBEAR, “Love It When You Hate Me” (DTA/EMG)
9. EM BEIHOLD, “Numb Little Bug” (Moon Projects/Republic)
10. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 22, 2022)

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: Dove Cameron is the Tok of the town with her new viral single. Let’s add ’em up:

A DOVE AND BEYOND: With this week’s Most Added track, former Disney star Dove Cameron impacted with 51 stations for the TikTok-fueled “Boyfriend”, which continues to perform well at various streaming services. It’s her first song to receive regular airplay at the format.

The new collaboration from Saweetie and H.E.R. ranks in the runner-up spot with 39 more adds: “Closer”, which led the report last week.

Charting singles from Anitta, Ed Sheeran and Tate McRae also 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
1. DOVE CAMERON, “Boyfriend” (Disruptor/Columbia)
2. SAWEETIE featuring H.E.R., “Closer” (Warner)
3. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
4. ED SHEERAN featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Joker And The Queen” (Atlantic)
5. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
6-T. ANITTA, “Boys Don’t Cry” (Warner)
6-T. FIREBOY DML x ED SHEERAN, “Peru” (YBNL Nation/EMPIRE/Further.)
8. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
9. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
10. MIMI WEBB, “House On Fire” (Epic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 15, 2022)

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: Saweetie and H.E.R. get closer to being added by the full Top 40 panel. Let’s add ’em up:

UPON “CLOSER” INSEPCTION: Flying high in the Top 40 skies, the buzzing collaboration from Saweetie and H.E.R is off to a fast start at the Top 40 format. “Closer” picked up 110 adds on impact, making it the Most Added song of the week. It also dominated at the Rhythmic format with another 53 adds there. “Closer” debuted at #39 on the Top 40 chart last week and looks to move well this week.

Another notable collaboration managed a strong second place finish on the log: “The Joker And The Queen”, which teams Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. It scored 76 adds this week, just ahead of the 74 that came in Monday at the Hot AC format, where it led that report. It began at #41 on the Top 40 chart last week.

Charting singles from Anitta, Lauren Spencer-Smith and Tate McRae also 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
1. SAWEETIE featuring H.E.R., “Closer” (Warner)
2. ED SHEERAN featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Joker And The Queen” (Atlantic)
3. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
4-T. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
4-T. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
6. ANITTA, “Boys Don’t Cry” (Warner)
7. FIREBOY DML x ED SHEERAN, “Peru” (YBNL Nation/EMPIRE/Further.)
8-T. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
8-T. LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH, “Fingers Crossed” (Island/Republic/in2une)
10. AVRIL LAVIGNE featuring BLACKBEAR, “Love It When You Hate Me” (DTA/EMG)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (February 14-15, 2022)

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 five songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ED SHEERAN featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Joker And The Queen” (Atlantic)
Album: = (2021)
Chart Position: #41 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 24 (Ed Sheeran) / 34 (Taylor Swift)

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FIREBOY DML x ED SHEERAN, “Peru” (EMPIRE/Further.)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #44 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: None (Fireboy DML) / 24 (Ed Sheeran)

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SAWEETIE featuring H.E.R., “Closer” (Warner)
Album: Pretty Bitch Music (2022)
Chart Position: #39 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 6 (Saweetie) / 2 (H.E.R.)

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TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #46 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 3

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TIËSTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #31 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 5 (Tiësto) / 5 (Ava Max)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 8, 2022)

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: don’t cry for me, Anitta… the truth is that you scored the most adds this week. Let’s add ’em up:

“BOYS” AND GIRLS UNITE: Anitta is on the verge of her third top 40 song at the pop format with “Boys Don’t Cry”, which picked up 45 stations this week and landed in first place on the adds report. Meanwhile, Tiësto and Ava Max finished in second place with “The Motto”, securing another 35 adds from the panel.

One week ahead of its official impact date, “She’s All I Wanna Be” managed a fourth-place finish for Tate McRae. It earned 30 stations this time around and is likely headed for many more next Tuesday.

Charting singles from Latto, The Chainsmokers and The Walters also 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. ANITTA, “Boys Don’t Cry” (Warner)
2. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
3. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
4. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
5. LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH, “Fingers Crossed” (Island/Republic/in2une)
6. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
7. THE CHAINSMOKERS, “High” (Disruptor/Columbia)
8-T. AVRIL LAVIGNE featuring BLACKBEAR, “Love It When You Hate Me” (DTA/EMG)
8-T. LATTO, “Big Energy” (Streamcut/RCA)
10-T. EM BEIHOLD, “Numb Little Bug” (Moon Projects/Republic)
10-T. THE WALTERS, “I Love You So” (Warner)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (February 6, 2022)

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. Let’s mash things up and get into this week’s update:

SAVE THE BEST FOR GLASS: Back up a spot, “Heat Waves” returns to lead the Top 40 radio chart for a second nonconsecutive week, as Glass Animals and their enduring song aim to reach the top of the Hot AC radio chart next week.

This week, Imagine Dragons earn their 12th top 40 hit at the format with “Enemy”, the theme song from the Netflix series Arcane: League Of Legends. It advances from 44-34 on the chart. The song also scores its first week at #1 at Alternative radio. Lifting from 42-37, Tiësto and Ava Max both pick up their fifth top 40 entries with “The Motto”, a recent chart-topper at the Dance format. Lastly, ALTÉGO leap from 43-39 with “Toxic Pony”, a Britney Spears and Ginuwine mashup that saw some success on TikTok recently. It’s the first top 40 entry for the duo, the 37th for Spears and the sixth for Ginuwine, who last charted at the format in the fall of 2003.

Brazilian star Anitta steps in at #43 with “Boys Don’t Cry”, while Chris Brown starts at #47 with “Iffy”, which currently ranks in the top 20 at both Rhythmic and Urban radio.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 1, 2022)

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: The Chainsmokers have a high first-week add total for their latest tune. Let’s add ’em up:

HITTING A “HIGH”: The return of The Chainsmokers had the Top 40 radio panel talking this Tuesday, as “High” scored a giant 159 adds on impact and the Most Added title. It picked up 41 adds on the report at the Hot AC format yesterday, where it also took first place.

In the runner-up position on the report, Imagine Dragons and JID earned 34 more stations on impact for “Enemy”, the theme song from Netflix’s Arcane: League Of Legends.

Charting singles from Latto, Lauren Spencer-Smith and SZA also 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 (TWELVE)
1. THE CHAINSMOKERS, “High” (Disruptor/Columbia)
2. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
3. CHARLIE PUTH, “Light Switch” (Atlantic)
4. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
5. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
6. LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH, “Fingers Crossed” (in2une)
7-T. AVRIL LAVIGNE featuring BLACKBEAR, “Love It When You Hate Me” (DTA/EMG)
7-T. DAISY THE GREAT x AJR, “Record Player” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
9. ANITTA, “Boys Don’t Cry” (Warner)
10-T. ALESSO & KATY PERRY, “When I’m Gone” (10:22PM/Astralwerks/Capitol)
10-T. LATTO, “Big Energy” (Streamcut/RCA)
10-T. SZA, “I Hate U” (TDE/RCA)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (January 25, 2022)

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: Charlie Puth lights up the report with his latest release. Let’s add ’em up:

LIGHTING UP THE LIST: The Top 40 radio panel turns on the lights this week, as Charlie Puth leads the report with “Light Switch”. His new song, which was originally teased on TikTok last fall, picked up 141 stations on impact. It’s currently his 12th top 40 entry at the format. “Light Switch” also led the adds report at Hot AC radio yesterday, securing 54 stations there.

A week ahead of impact, “Enemy” appears in fifth place on the report for Imagine Dragons and JID, picking up 20 early adds. The theme song from Arcane: League Of Legends now ranks at #2 on the Alternative radio chart.

Charting singles from LattoThe Walters and The Weeknd also 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
1. CHARLIE PUTH, “Light Switch” (Atlantic)
2. LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH, “Fingers Crossed” (in2une)
3. ALESSO & KATY PERRY, “When I’m Gone” (10:22PM/Astralwerks/Capitol)
4. LATTO, “Big Energy” (Streamcut/RCA)
5. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
6-T. DAISY THE GREAT x AJR, “Record Player” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
6-T. THE WEEKND, “Sacrifice” (XO/Republic)
8. THE WALTERS, “I Love You So” (Warner)
9. DOJA CAT, “Woman” (Kemosabe/RCA)
10. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 12, 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. For Christmas and chart magic, let’s see what’s popping at the format this week:

AS EASY AS PIE: It’s the second week at #1 on the Top 40 chart for Adele with “Easy On Me”, the lead single from her new album 30. The international hit holds for a fourth week at #1 on the Hot AC radio chart.

Newcomer GAYLE blasts into the top 40 with her recent viral TikTok hit, as “Abcdefu” rises from 42-25. The tune continues a strong run on both the streaming and composite charts internationally, appearing in the top ten throughout Australasia and Europe. GAYLE is not the only new artist in the top 40 this week, as American Idol alum Benson Boone leaps from 45-37 with “Ghost Town”. His first charting song is yet another success story for the video app, where Boone teased it before its official release. LISA secures her first solo hit outside of the popular group BLACKPINK with “Money”, up from 41-38 this week. Finally, Charli XCX jumps from 43-40 with “Good Ones”, her seventh top 40 hit to date at the format.

19 years after his first single was serviced to Top 40 radio stations, comedian and host Jimmy Fallon appears in the top 50 for his first time with the Ariana Grande and Megan Thee Stallion-assisted “It Was A… (Masked Christmas)”, which checks in at #46. A second seasonal song is in at #47: “Merry Christmas”, a recent #1 single in the United Kingdom, which teams Ed Sheeran and Elton John. Now ranking in the top 20 at the Dance radio format, “The Motto” lands at #48 on the Top 40 survey for Tiësto and Ava Max. Finally, at #50, Wale and J. Cole are in with “Poke It Out”, a current top ten hit at the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 2, 2021

An extra silky chart-topper.

DEBUTS
37. Alec Benjamin – The Way You Felt
35. Billie Eilish – Your Power | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (38)
32. Ben Platt – Imagine (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
30. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love (35)
24. Mimi Webb – Good Without (31) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks
19. The Band CAMINO – 1 Last Cigarette (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (06) | PEAK: #02
07. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (04) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
02. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (1)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (4)
4. Years & Years – Starstruck (7)
5. January Jane – Versions Of You (8)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (5)
7. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (10)
8. Anderson East – Madelyn (-)
9. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (-)
10. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (-)

In The Mix:
Anitta – Girl From Rio (new)
Camino – Burning Fire (new)
James Arthur – Medicine
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • The new duo of Silk Sonic (a collaborative project from Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) opens the door and peeks inside to find their very first #1 hit on my personal chart in “Leave The Door Open”, which rises from 2-1. Last month, the tune also topped the Billboard Hot 100 survey. A full studio album from the two performers is expected to be released later this year. Two recent entries from Ben Platt and Mimi Webb are tied for the Biggest Mover, up seven spots. A couple of new tunes also check into the countdown from Billie Eilish and Alec Benjamin: “Your Power” and “The Way You Felt” are off to a nice start at #35 and #37, respectively.

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