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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (August 10, 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: The Weeknd breathes some new life into the adds report with a big win. Let’s add ’em up:

“BREATH” CONTROL: The Top 40 radio panel took a breath and found “Take My Breath” in rare air at the top of the report. Scoring 165 stations on impact, the new single from The Weeknd dominated this week, pacing more than 100 adds ahead of the song in second place.

Looking for her fourth big hit from the album Sour, Olivia Rodrigo landed in third place on the log with another 49 stations on impact for “Traitor”. Finishing in fourth, “Hit It” earned 41 adds on impact, a collaboration from the Black Eyed Peas, Saweetie and Lele Pons.

Charting singles from Bazzi, Måneskin and Masked Wolf 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. THE WEEKND, “Take My Breath” (XO/Republic)
2. SILK SONIC, “Skate” (Aftermath Ent./Atlantic)
3. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Traitor” (Geffen/Interscope)
4. BLACK EYED PEAS featuring SAWEETIE & LELE PONS, “Hit It” (Epic)
5. LIL NAS X & JACK HARLOW, “Industry Baby” (Columbia)
6. MÅNESKIN, “Beggin'” (Arista)
7. BAZZI, “I Like That” (Atlantic)
8. MASKED WOLF, “Say So” (Elektra/EMG)
9. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA featuring TY DOLLA $IGN & 070 SHAKE, “Lifetime” (SSA/Republic)
10. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (August 3, 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: skating for the win, it’s Silk Sonic and their golden amount of adds. Let’s add ’em up:

“SKATE” LOOKS GREAT: The Top 40 format is headed to Mars… Bruno Mars, that is. His latest collaboration with Anderson .Paak as Silk Sonic, titled “Skate”, leads this week’s adds report with 95 stations on impact. The tune also led the logs at the Hot AC, Rhythmic and Urban formats yesterday and today, earning close to 220 adds across all four. Look for it to perform well into the fall, as we await the release date of their full-length effort An Evening With Silk Sonic.

“Industry Baby”, the big collaboration from Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow, remained in second place for another week with 39 more adds. A notch lower, Khalid rounded out the top three with “New Normal”, securing 27 adds on impact.

Charting singles from Bazzi, Camila Cabello and Måneskin 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. SILK SONIC, “Skate” (Aftermath Ent./Atlantic)
2. LIL NAS X & JACK HARLOW, “Industry Baby” (Columbia)
3. KHALID, “New Normal” (Right Hand/RCA)
4. DIXIE (D’AMELIO) featuring RUBI ROSE, “Psycho” (HITCO/in2une)
5. BAZZI, “I Like That” (Atlantic)
6. CAMILA CABELLO, “Don’t Go Yet” (Epic)
7. MADISON BEER, “Reckless” (Sing It Loud/Epic)
8. MÅNESKIN, “Beggin'” (Arista)
9. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
10-T. CONAN GRAY, “People Watching” (Republic)
10-T. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)

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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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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 27, 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: it’s yet another win for Camila Cabello at the pop radio format. Let’s add ’em up:

“GO” GETS GOING: For the first time in a while, the top seven songs on this week’s adds report (five of which officially impacted) haven’t previously appeared in the top ten on the usual Tuesday update. In the lead with a big 153 first-week stations, Camila Cabello easily took the top spot on the log with “Don’t Go Yet”, a song which debuted at #30 this past Sunday. It also led the report at the Hot AC format yesterday.

The second and third place entries were separated by one add: with 66 stations in a pre-impact week, “Industry Baby” started in the runner-up position for Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow. The single remains at #1 on Spotify on the U.S.-based chart and continues to do well on other platforms. Meanwhile, Bazzi earned his 65 adds for “I Like That”, as he aims to score his highest-charting song at the format in 2-1/2 years.

Rounding out the top five this week, social media star Dixie started in fourth place with the Rubi Rose-assisted “Psycho” at 34 adds, while the return of Swedish House Mafia earned them 33 stations for the Ty Dolla $ign and 070 Shake-assisted “Lifetime”, coming in fifth.

Charting singles from Normani, Pop Smoke and Post Malone 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. CAMILA CABELLO, “Don’t Go Yet” (Epic)
2. LIL NAS X & JACK HARLOW, “Industry Baby” (Columbia)
3. BAZZI, “I Like That” (Atlantic)
4. DIXIE (D’AMELIO) featuring RUBI ROSE, “Psycho” (HITCO/in2une)
5. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA featuring TY DOLLA $IGN & 070 SHAKE, “Lifetime” (SSA/Republic)
6. MÅNESKIN, “Beggin'” (Arista)
7. CONAN GRAY, “People Watching” (Republic)
8. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
9-T. NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
9-T. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 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? Here are seven new releases impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BAZZI, “I Like That” (Atlantic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Three years ago this month, Bazzi spent a week at #1 with “Mine”. He has struggled at the format more recently.

CAMILA CABELLO, “Don’t Go Yet” (Syco/Epic)
Album: Familia (2021)
Past T40 History: “Don’t” started at #30 on the most recent update. It’s her 15th solo top 40 song and first from her upcoming set.

CAMILO & SHAWN MENDES, “Kesi (Remix)” (HAMM/The Orchard)
Album: Mis Manos (2021)
Past T40 History: Colombia’s Camilo has never charted here before. His original version of “Kesi” hit the national top 40 in Spain.

CONAN GRAY, “People Watching” (Republic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Since the spring of 2020, he has entered the list with three minor entries: “Heather”, “Maniac” and “Overdrive”.

DIXIE (D’AMELIO) featuring RUBI ROSE, “Psycho” (HITCO/in2une)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: In October, TikTok star D’Amelio hit the top 40 with “Be Happy”, her first single. Will this be her second entry?

SUPER-HI x NEEKA, “Following The Sun” (Blended/Further.)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Neither of these acts has impacted here before. The track has already performed nicely in Austria and Germany.

SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA featuring TY DOLLA $IGN and 070 SHAKE, “Lifetime” (SSA/Republic)
Album: Paradise Again (2021)
Past T40 History: The reunited trio last appeared on the list with “Don’t You Worry Child”, which held for six weeks at #2 in 2013.

Next week: the adds report returns to normal with the latest solo effort from Khalid.

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

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 19, 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. Ready for some more quarantunes and how they’re doing on the radio? Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

THE SECOND WEEKND: Gaining over 200 spins from last week, The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” remains strong at #1 for the second week on the Top 40 radio chart. It climbs a notch to #4 on the Rhythmic radio chart and holds at #6 on the Hot AC radio list this week. With more than 2,200 spins separating “Blinding” from its competition at #2, it could very well earn a third week at #1.

The current collaboration from Diplo, Morgan Wallen and Julia Michaels titled “Heartless” is up from 42-38 this week, just as the different song of the same title by The Weeknd hits recurrent status. It’s Diplo’s sixth solo top 40 single, while also becoming the sixth for Michaels and the first for Wallen, who’s been charting at the Country radio format for several years. Meanwhile, Bazzi lifts from 43-40 with “Young & Alive”, his fourth top 40 entry here. You can find “Heartless” on Diplo’s forthcoming set Thomas Wesley, Chapter One: Snake Oil, due May 29, while “Young” is included on Bazzi’s forthcoming set Lost And Found, due June 19.

Sam Smith and Demi Lovato‘s new collaboration “I’m Ready”, which impacts at the Top 40 format on Tuesday, is well on its way towards a gold medal with a top 50 debut at #43. Megan Thee Stallion is also looking for an Olympic-size win with “Savage”, as it enters at #46 following its viral breakout on the video app TikTok. Another single that emerged from the platform is new at #50: Lil Mosey‘s “Blueberry Faygo” splashes into the top 50 without having officially impacted at the format. “Savage” and “Blueberry” now appear in the top 20 on the Rhythmic chart, with the former also climbing through the same region on the Urban chart.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 7, 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: It’s plain toosie which song wins at the format, as Drake‘s latest hit starts with a big first week launch. Who else shuffles onto the list? Let’s add ’em up:

SLIDING INTO FIRST: With 131 adds in its impact week, Drake’s “Toosie Slide” is definitely getting some Top 40 programmers on their feet. The song easily captures the top spot on this week’s list and also leads the reports at both Rhythmic and Urban radio.

As radio comes back to life following some slower weeks, largely due to the uncertainty of the current health pandemic, three other impacting songs also slide into or move up within the top ten. Rising into second place with 34 new stations this week, Powfu and Beabadoobee‘s “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” is caffeinated up and charging towards the top 40. Locked in a three-way tie for seventh place with 18 adds on the report, Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Savage” hopes to give her a second top 40 entry on the pop radio chart. The new Martin Garrix and Clinton Kane collaboration also steps into tenth place, as “Drown” scores 17 stations.

Charting songs from Dua Lipa, Lauv and The Weeknd are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. DRAKE, “Toosie Slide” (OVO/Republic)
2. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
3. DUA LIPA, “Break My Heart” (Warner)
4. SURFACES, “Sunday Best” (10K Projects/Capitol)
5. THE WEEKND, “In Your Eyes” (XO/Republic)
6. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
7-T. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
7-T. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
7-T. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)
10. MARTIN GARRIX featuring CLINTON KANE, “Drown” (RCA)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 5, 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. In these very difficult times, please stay safe and don’t jeopardize your health. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

STYLED FOR SUCCESS: Earning his very first #1 song at the format, Harry Styles jumps from 3-1 with “Adore You”. It’s taken from the album Fine Line. “Adore” also moves from 6-5 on this week’s Hot AC chart and ranks in the top 20 at AC radio.

New tunes from Drake and SAINt JHN enter the top 40 this week. The former’s “Toosie Slide”, which checks in at #31, is his 29th top 40 entry to date. The latter’s “Roses”, which jumps from 45-39, is his first hit to enter the region. The top 50 also sports a couple of new tracks on the current chart, with “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” by newcomers Powfu and Beabadoobee starting out at #47 and “Young & Alive” by Bazzi sneaking in at #49. Will Bazzi earn his fourth top 40 hit in the coming weeks? Stay tuned.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 31, 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: Dua Lipa delivers one more delicious disco delight to the format and the panel is dancing along. Who else is into the groove? Let’s add ’em up:

“BREAK” IT TO MAKE IT: Breaking at 143 stations this week, a giant start given radio’s ongoing adjustments to the pandemic, Dua Lipa’s “Break My Heart” is easily the Most Added song at the Top 40 format. This buzzing track is the follow-up to the current #1 song here, “Don’t Start Now”, which has been at the summit for six consecutive weeks. “Break” started at #40 on last weekend’s official chart, becoming Lipa’s tenth top entry to date, and is likely to make a larger move by this coming weekend’s update.

The reactive new collaboration from PartyNextDoor and Rihanna also does well on impact… and you better believe it. Landing in third place with 35 stations this week, “Believe It” is also poised to become a big record later this spring. Unsurprisingly, it leads the adds report at both the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats this week.

Charting songs from Regard, Surfaces and The Weeknd are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring new releases from JoJo and Pink Sweat$. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. DUA LIPA, “Break My Heart” (Warner)
2. THE WEEKND, “In Your Eyes” (XO/Republic)
3. PARTYNEXTDOOR & RIHANNA, “Believe It” (Westbury Road/OVO Sound/Warner)
4. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
5. SURFACES, “Sunday Best” (10K Projects/Capitol)
6-T. ELLIE GOULDING featuring BLACKBEAR, “Worry About Me” (Interscope)
6-T. REGARD, “Ride It” (Epic)
8-T. BAZZI, “Young & Alive” (APG/Atlantic)
8-T. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Deathbed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
10-T. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
10-T. RODDY RICCH, “The Box” (Atlantic)
10-T. SAM FISCHER, “This City” (RCA)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 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: Benee successfully taps into her supapowers during a weak week here at the format; more on that below. Let’s add ’em up:

BENEE THERE, DONE THAT: Unfortunately, it’s fair to say that the fear over the spread of the Coronavirus was the new entry that dominated this week’s adds report. It was inevitable: numbers were down severely and many stations reported no adds.

Of this week’s impacting songs, Benee‘s first release at the format, the Gus Dapperton-assisted “Supalonely”, managed to find a total of 30 stations on impact, making it the Most Added release today. On a normal week, it likely would’ve done much better.

Bazzi‘s latest single also pulled in 19 stations for a third place finish, as “Young & Alive” also struggled given the circumstances.

Charting songs from Demi Lovato, Lauv and Maren Morris are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
2. DEMI LOVATO, “I Love Me” (Island/Republic)
3. BAZZI, “Young & Alive” (APG/Atlantic)
4-T. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
4-T. SURFACES, “Sunday Best” (10K Projects/Capitol)
6-T. 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, “Old Me” (Interscope)
6-T. BRYCE VINE, “Baby Girl” (Sire/Warner)
6-T. MAREN MORRIS, “The Bones” (Columbia)
9-T. CHELSEA CUTLER, “Sad Tonight” (Republic)
9-T. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)

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