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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (June 20, 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. Everybody’s working for the weekend chart update, so let’s hit the list and check out what’s popping at the format:

DUA IT AGAIN: For the second week in a row, Dua Lipa lands at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart with “Levitating”, finishing a bit over 2,000 spins ahead of the song at #2. “Levitating” also leads the chart at the Hot AC format for a second week and remains active in the top ten at AC radio.

Tai Verdes has the only new song in the top 40 with “A-O-K”, leaping from 45-39. It’s his first top 40 hit at the format. The single entered at #30 on the Alternative radio chart last week due to a new music integration program, but falls out of the region on the current update.

A massive six new tunes enter the top 50 at the format, led by Tate McRae and Khalid with “Working” in the #43 spot. The collaboration is one of several impacting singles this coming Tuesday. Latin star Bad Bunny puts his new streaming hit onto the chart at #46, as “Yonaguni” (referring to a Japanese island) continues to build at radio in several major markets. Girl In Red starts at #47 with “Serotonin”, which holds at #7 on the Alternative radio chart. One of 2021’s top breakouts is in at #48 with her new entry: of course, Olivia Rodrigo with “Traitor”. A collaboration from T-Pain and Kehlani is next at #49: “I Like Dat”, which also likes being in the top 30 on the Rhythmic radio chart. Lastly, Area21 comes in at #50 with “La La La”, which returns DJ Martin Garrix to the pop chart. The track briefly made the top 40 at Alternative radio earlier this year.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 2, 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: Jason Derulo and Adam Levine continued their life in the top spot on the adds report. For this hit collaboration and much more, let’s add ’em up:

LARGER THAN “LIFESTYLE”: In a close race for the Most Added song at the format, Jason Derulo and Adam Levine took the top spot once again with 46 new stations for “Lifestyle”, as Ava Max held the runner-up spot for a third week with 43 new stations for “My Head & My Heart”. Rounding out the top three, The Kid LAROI placed in third with 40 more adds for “Without You”.

Charting singles from Sabrina Carpenter and Tiësto returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

A wave of new releases from acts like Florida Georgia Line, Glass Animals and Nelly impact here next week.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. JASON DERULO featuring ADAM LEVINE, “Lifestyle” (Atlantic)
2. AVA MAX, “My Head & My Heart” (Atlantic)
3. THE KID LAROI, “Without You” (Grade A/Columbia)
4. SABRINA CARPENTER, “Skin” (Island/Republic)
5. TRAVIS SCOTT & HVME, “Goosebumps” (Cactus Jack-B1/Epic)
6. SAWEETIE featuring DOJA CAT, “Best Friend” (ICY/Warner)
7. TIËSTO, “The Business” (Atlantic)
8. SIGALA featuring JAMES ARTHUR, “Lasting Lover” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. BAD BUNNY featuring JHAY CORTEZ, “Dákiti” (Rimas/The Orchard)
10-T. BLACK EYED PEAS x SHAKIRA, “Girl Like Me” (Epic)
10-T. MEDUZA featuring DERMOT KENNEDY, “Paradise” (Republic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 13, 2020)

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. This weekend, menorahs are burning bright across the nation and so is the pop radio chart, which lights up with new tunes. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

WHO’S BEHIND THE DIOR: 24KGoldn and Iann Dior hold at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for the eighth week with “Mood”. The collaboration is now the longest-running #1 song of the year at the pop format. With two more chart weeks during 2020 for it to expand on that total, we’ll see if it goes any further soon.

Thanks to several songs headed to recurrent status, there’s quite a bit of action in the lower regions of the chart this week. Leading a pack of four new titles in the top 40, All Time Low and Blackbear leap from 46-33 with “Monsters”. It’s the first top 40 single for the band and the seventh for Blackbear, who was certainly on a hot streak in 2020. The tune holds at #1 on the Alternative chart this week, marking its 13th nonconsecutive week at the summit. Landing at #38 is “Body”, the third top 40 hit on the pop list for Megan Thee Stallion. It’s now in the top 20 on both the Rhythmic and Urban charts. Bad Bunny hops along and collects his third top 40 hit with “Dàkiti”, rising from 45-39. It’s the first top 40 single for his collaborator Jhay Cortez. Finally, jumping from 50-40 on the chart, Sigala and James Arthur score their first and second top 40 hits, respectively, with “Lasting Lover”. It remains at #1 on the Dance list for a third week in a row.

After two days of airplay, Taylor Swift‘s “Willow” bows at #41. It’s the first charting song from her new album Evermore. From the Alternative chart, two recent top five songs inquisitively reach the Top 40 list this week: Wallows with “Are You Bored Yet?” at #47 and Dayglow with “Can I Call You Tonight?” at #49. Finally, at #50, newcomer HVME sneaks into the region with “Goosebumps”, a flip of a Travis Scott song from 2016 that did not previously chart here, but hit #1 at the Rhythmic format in the spring of 2017.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (December 8, 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: All Time Low ends our 2020 logs with a monster win at the format! The last impact date of the year just concluded, so let’s add ’em up:

LOW GOES HIGH: Crossing over from the Alternative radio chart, where it’s placed at #1 for 12 of the last 13 weeks, “Monsters” by All Time Low and Blackbear is the Most Added single at the Top 40 format with 50 stations on impact. A new remix with Demi Lovato was released last week. This is the band’s largest impact week to date and will easily earn them their highest-charting tune at the format by the end of the month.

In second place, Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Body” earned another 30 commitments this week, as it also approaches the top 40 here on the pop chart. It was the week’s Most Added single at the Urban format, collecting a huge total of 65 stations, while also landing another 25 adds on the Rhythmic report, where it secured the runner-up position.

Charting singles from Jason Derulo, Pop Smoke and The Weeknd returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

That’s it for now! Regular weekend radio updates will continue through the freeze. See you in 2021 for more adds action.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. ALL TIME LOW featuring BLACKBEAR, “Monsters” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
2. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Body” (1501 Certified/300 Ent.)
3. MILEY CYRUS featuring DUA LIPA, “Prisoner” (RCA)
4-T. BAD BUNNY featuring JHAY CORTEZ, “Dákiti” (Rimas/The Orchard)
4-T. THE KID LAROI, “So Done” (Columbia)
4-T. THE WEEKND, “Save Your Tears” (XO/Republic)
7. RITT MOMNEY, “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
8. SIGALA featuring JAMES ARTHUR, “Lasting Lover” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. LIL NAS X, “Holiday” (Columbia)
10-T. JASON DERULO, “Take You Dancing” (APG/Atlantic)
10-T. POP SMOKE, “What You Know ‘Bout Love” (Victor Victor/Republic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 29, 2020)

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. We hope you’re enjoying your leftovers, but on the pop airwaves, there’s some fresh data to be consumed. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

HOLDIN’ FOR GOLDN: 24KGoldn and Iann Dior are at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for the sixth week in a row with “Mood”. The former #1 song at the Rhythmic format drops from 3-4 there, while it holds at #8 on the Alternative chart. On the pop survey, it remains more than 2,000 spins ahead of the song at #2, so it could pull off a seventh week at the summit if it holds together.

Last week’s pair of top 50 entries are now flying into the top 40 here: Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa leap from 49-38 with “Prisoner”. It earns the two women their 14th and 12th top 40 hits, respectively. The Weeknd‘s “Save Your Tears” is also looking strong with a 50-39 jump this week, becoming his 17th top 40 entry to date. Despite the lack of Grammy love, his enduring song “Blinding Lights” is steady at #9 in its 49th week on the chart. Will the former chart-topper hit 50 weeks before it’s purged from the list? Stay tuned.

Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez land at #48 on the chart with their streaming hit “Dàkiti”, which has already charted well in parts of Latin and South America. Actress/singer Veronika is in at #50 with “So Many Lies”, which enters largely due to overnight airplay.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (August 3-4, 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 three titles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BILLIE EILISH – “My Future” (Darkroom/Interscope)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: This tune is already at #35 as of last Sunday’s published update, becoming Eilish’s fifth top 40 hit at the format.

J BALVIN, DUA LIPA, BAD BUNNY & TAINY – “Un Día (One Day)” (UMLE/Republic)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Last month, Lipa earned her second #1 hit in 2020 with “Break My Heart”. Will this collaboration be her third?

TATE MCRAE – “You Broke Me First” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: The performer is new to the Top 40 format, but she’s managed a few radio hits in her native Canada since 2019.

Next week, Saweetie hopes that pop programmers tap the “add” button for her single “Tap In”, which is now in the top 20 on the Rhythmic and Urban radio charts.

How will these songs perform on the adds report? Let me know!

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (January 8, 2019)

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: Post Malone wows the Top 40 panel with another reactive single, as the Backstreet Boys take their chances on a second release from their forthcoming album. Let’s add ’em up:

OUR LATEST POST: Though hot releases by Ava Max, Bad Bunny featuring Drake, Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus and Zara Larsson remained strong on the leaderboard for the first session of 2019, it was Post Malone and his new track “Wow.” leading this week’s Top 40 report. The song impacted with 78 stations at the format, while also collecting 55 adds on the Rhythmic panel, the Most Added song there, and 40 adds at Urban radio, taking a fifth place finish. Over the holiday break, “Wow.” topped a few different sales and streaming charts, including the main U.S. lists on Apple Music, iTunes and Spotify. Look for it to climb into the top 40 here by the end of the week.

Following the band’s top 20 hit “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” from last year, the Backstreet Boys are well on their way to a second chart entry off their new set DNA, out in just over two weeks. “Chances” impacts with a pretty solid 22 stations and a seventh place finish this week. It’s already in the top 20 on the Hot AC chart, a format where “Don’t” reached the top ten.

Next week, look out for impacting songs by Lauren Daigle (at #10 this week) and Sam Smith & Normani to dominate the list.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. POST MALONE, “Wow.” (Republic)
2. MARK RONSON featuring MILEY CYRUS, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” (RCA)
3. AVA MAX, “Sweet But Psycho” (APG/Atlantic)
4. ZARA LARSSON, “Ruin My Life” (TEN/Epic)
5. BAD BUNNY featuring DRAKE, “MIA” (Rimas/OVO Sound/Warner Bros.)
6. LOUD LUXURY featuring BRANDO, “Body” (Armada/in2une)
7-T. BACKSTREET BOYS, “Chances” (RCA)
7-T. GUCCI MANE, BRUNO MARS & KODAK BLACK, “Wake Up In The Sky” (Atlantic)
9. MADISON BEER featuring OFFSET, “Hurts Like Hell” (First Access/in2une)
10. LAUREN DAIGLE, “You Say” (Centricity/12Tone/Warner Bros.)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of December 28, 2018

Not many releases to “wow” you this week.

Just ahead of the new year, and plenty of new releases, here are all the notable albums and singles hitting the market this Friday:

Notable albums out this week: Bad Bunny‘s X 100PRE (iTunes), Palisades‘s Erase The Pain (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: 24hrs‘s B4 Xmas (iTunes), DeJ Loaf‘s Go DeJ Go (Vol. 1) (iTunes), Jaryd Lane‘s Dust N Bones (Vol. 1) (iTunes), Jill Martin‘s The Locals (iTunes), Russ‘s Just In Case (iTunes)

Notable remix packages out this week: Martin Garrix‘s “Dreamer” (Vol. 2) (iTunes), R3HAB x Conor Maynard‘s “Hold On Tight” (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“Beach House (Ashworth Remix)”, The Chainsmokers (iTunes)
“Before We Knew”, Jason Reeves (iTunes)
“Block Party”, New Kids On The Block (iTunes)
“Cry Like Kim K”, Davai & Call Me Loop featuring Lisa Ajax (iTunes)
“Don’t Know You (Dzeko Remix)”, Justin Caruso featuring Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Fire In My Soul (Gil Sanders Remix)”, Oliver Heldens featuring Shungudzo (iTunes)
“Forever”, Johnny Mac (iTunes)
“I Just Want People To Like Me”, Robbie Williams (iTunes)
“In The Morning”, Christian Rich featuring Yoshi Flower (iTunes)
“Lay By Me”, Ruben (iTunes)
“Love Me Back To Life”, High Dive Heart (iTunes)
“Make You Forget”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“No Complaints No Conversation”, Watsky (iTunes)
“Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (Dimitri From Paris Remix)”, Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus (iTunes)
“Say My Name (Lucas & Steve Remix)”, David Guetta featuring Bebe Rexha & J Balvin (iTunes)
“Summer Lover”, Cub Sport (iTunes)
“Way Too Good”, Lucas Estrada (iTunes)
“When The Party’s Over”, Kina Grannis (iTunes)
“Wow.”, Post Malone (iTunes)

For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (December 11, 2018)

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: will the year end on a broken heart? Well, only in song title, that is. Before the holiday freeze hits, time to do our thing and add ’em up:

HEART OF THE HOLIDAYS: Not much is changing around these parts this week, as “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” stays at #1 on the adds report at the format for Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus, picking up another 49 new stations. Much of the rest of the top ten is filled with familiar names, including Ava Max, Zara Larsson and more. The former’s first chart release, which finishes in second place, has 21 new stations for the week. All three records are now in the top 40 and moving up.

Keep an eye on Lauren Daigle‘s song “You Say”, a chart-topper on the Christian AC list that’s well into the top 20 on the national Hot AC survey. It impacts at the Top 40 format on January 15 and ties for tenth place this week with 11 new stations.

The first impact date of 2019 is scheduled for January 8: so far, Sabrina Carpenter‘s single “Sue Me” will be officially headed for adds at the format that Tuesday following some early action in the past few weeks. Until then, happy holidays from PGTC!

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. MARK RONSON featuring MILEY CYRUS, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” (RCA)
2. AVA MAX, “Sweet But Psycho” (APG/Atlantic)
3. ELLIE GOULDING x DIPLO featuring SWAE LEE, “Close To Me” (Interscope)
4-T. DJ SNAKE featuring SELENA GOMEZ, OZUNA & CARDI B, “Taki Taki” (Geffen/Interscope)
4-T. ZARA LARSSON, “Ruin My Life” (TEN/Epic)
6. CHARLI XCX featuring TROYE SIVAN, “1999” (Atlantic/EMG)
7. THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring KELSEA BALLERINI, “This Feeling” (Disruptor/Columbia)
8-T. BAD BUNNY featuring DRAKE, “MIA” (Rimas/OVO Sound/Warner Bros.)
8-T. XXXTENTACTION x LIL PUMP featuring MALUMA & SWAE LEE, “Arms Around You” (EMPIRE-Warner Bros.)
10-T. DAN + SHAY, “Tequila” (Warner Bros.)
10-T. LAUREN DAIGLE, “You Say” (Centricity/12Tone/Warner Bros.)
10-T. TRAVIS SCOTT, “Sicko Mode” (Epic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 9, 2018)

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. Don’t panic! We’ve got all the big titles from the pop chart in one big post, ready to sleigh your Sunday evening. Here’s what’s popping this week:

DISCO FEVER STRIKES: 12 years and six and a half months after their first single, “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”, reached the top 40 on the pop chart, Panic! At The Disco has the new #1 song at the format with “High Hopes”, the first ever on the Top 40 list. “I Write” nearly made it to the summit, spending two weeks in the runner-up position, but “High” officially gets the job done. The tune also leads the Hot AC and Alternative lists this week; that’s the first time the feat has been achieved since May 2012, when the global hit “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Gotye featuring Kimbra topped all three for one week. The act now joins a small group of artists like LL Cool J, Santana, Snoop Dogg, Tina Turner (and others) in scoring their first #1 single at least 12 years after first charting. Well done!

This week’s highest debut leaps onto the countdown all the way up at #33: “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” is the second top 40 entry for Mark Ronson, who previously spent six weeks at the top in 2015 with the Bruno Mars-assisted song “Uptown Funk”, and the tenth top 40 track for Miley Cyrus, who has a pair of chart-toppers to her credit: 2009’s “Party In The USA” (one week) and 2013’s “Wrecking Ball” (three weeks). It also debuts at #43 on the newest Hot AC update. Other top 40 entries include “MIA”, moving from 43-37 for Bad Bunny featuring Drake and “Sweet But Psycho”, rising from 41-38 for Ava Max. “MIA” marks Bad Bunny’s second top 40 single at the format and Drake’s 26th, while “Sweet” is Max’s first.

Further down and flashing back, “1999” gets Charli XCX and Troye Sivan onto the pop survey at #48 this week. Earlier this year, the Top 40 time machine took us back to “2002” with a #29 entry for Anne-Marie. Also checking in this week, ZAYN lands at #50 with the Nicki Minaj-assisted “No Candle No Light”. His forthcoming album Icarus Falls, a huge 27-track set, is due on Friday.

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