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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 24, 2019

One super set for the weekend.

The upcoming long weekend means that you may need a long playlist of music for the car ride or flight to wherever you’re headed. For your consideration, here are the top new albums and singles hitting the market:

NCT 127 – WE ARE SUPERHUMAN – The 4th Mini Album (EP) (iTunes)
Features: “Highway To Heaven”, an instant grat release from the set

YG – 4Real (iTunes)
Features: “Go Loko”, a collaboration with Jon Z and Tyga that ranks in the top 30 on the Rhythmic chart

Notable albums out this week: Billy Ray Cyrus‘s The SnakeDoctor Circus (iTunes), Justin Townes Earle‘s The Saint Of Lost Causes (iTunes), Mavis Staples‘s We Get By (iTunes), Morrissey‘s California Sun (iTunes), Pronoun‘s I’ll Show You Stronger (iTunes), Sting‘s My Songs (iTunes), Stray Cats‘s 40 (iTunes), Aladdin (Soundtrack) (iTunes), Rocketman (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Jai Waetford‘s Figure It Out (iTunes), Middle Kids‘s New Songs For Old Problems (iTunes), Orla Gartland‘s Why Am I Like This? (iTunes), PRETTYMUCH‘s Phases (iTunes), Sam Feldt‘s Magnets (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“A Boy On A Phone”, The WLDLFE (iTunes)
“About You”, FLETCHER (iTunes)
“All I Do Is Cry”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“American Love”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Beautiful”, The Avener featuring Bipolar Sunshine (iTunes)
“Blue On Blue”, Just Loud (iTunes)
“Beware The Dog (Chilled AF Remix)”, The Griswolds (iTunes)
“Carolina Lorelei”, Illiterate Light (iTunes)
“Close My Eyes”, Hey Violet (iTunes)
“Cross Me”, Ed Sheeran featuring Chance The Rapper & PnB Rock (iTunes)
“Dried Blood”, Corey Harper (iTunes)
“Easier”, 5 Seconds Of Summer (iTunes)
“Extraordinary Being”, Emeli Sandé (iTunes)
“Giant Baby”, The Flaming Lips featuring Mick Jones (iTunes)
“Holy Roller”, Cyn (iTunes)
“I Can Do Better”, LOVA (iTunes)
“Inside Out”, Mokita (iTunes)
“Just Friends”, Virginia To Vegas (iTunes)
“Laura’s Song”, Milow (iTunes)
“Like I Love You”, Theresa Rex (iTunes)
“Lips Don’t Lie”, Ally Brooke featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Live Wire”, Sheryl Crow featuring Bonnie Raitt & Mavis Staples (iTunes)
“Love Me When It Hurts”, Vesperteen (iTunes)
“Next To You (Part II)”, Becky G & Digital Farm Animals featuring Rvssian & Davido (iTunes)
“Not OK”, Kygo & Chelsea Cutler (iTunes)
“Obsessed (Tiësto Remix)”, Dynoro & Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“One Touch”, Jess Glynne & Jax Jones (iTunes)
“Out Of Your Body”, Andreas Moe (iTunes)
“Parents”, Yungblud (iTunes)
“Purple Emoji”, Ty Dolla $ign featuring J. Cole (iTunes)
“Querer Mejor”, Juanes featuring Alessia Cara (iTunes)
“Record Collection”, Kaiser Chiefs (iTunes)
“Sing It With Me (Acoustic)”, JP Cooper featuring Astrid S (iTunes)
“So Am I (Analog Acoustic)”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“Stay”, The Score (iTunes)
“Summer Lover (EMBRZ Remix)”, Cub Sport (iTunes)
“The End”, XYLØ (iTunes)
“The First One”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Two Of Us (Acoustic)”, Louis Tomlinson (iTunes)
“Vacation”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“Who’s”, Jacquees (iTunes)
“Wild”, UNSECRET x Suton (iTunes)
“Wish You Well”, Sigala & Becky Hill (iTunes)
“WYA”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“You’re So Last Summer”, Delaney Jane (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Kirk Franklin, Thomas Rhett and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 7, 2019)

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. Uncle Sam awaits your money, but we’re all about songs that are on the money at Top 40 radio. While your wallet takes a hit, these hits are popping at the format this Sunday:

“RINGS” STILL SHINING: It’s a fifth week at the summit for Ariana Grande‘s hit “7 Rings” on the Top 40 chart, as her follow-single “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” breaks into the top ten at #9. The former title is down about 300 spins this week, though it’ll likely shed more spins next week given the latter song’s entry into the region. Grande’s main competition for the top spot is still well over 2,600 spins away, so expect “7 Rings” to easily collect a sixth frame at #1 and possibly more beyond that.

Newcomer and viral sensation Lil Nas X jumps from 41-28 with this week’s highest new entry in the top 40, “Old Town Road”. The track now has a remix featuring singer Billy Ray Cyrus, which quickly jumped to #1 on iTunes upon release last Friday. Cyrus isn’t credited on Mediabase as of yet, but if he is, “Old” will become his first top 40 song on the pop list since 1992’s “Achy Breaky Heart”, which went to #27 on the CHR format that July. The only other new title in the region is “So Close”, a collaboration between NOTD, Felix Jaehn, Captain Cuts and Georgia Ku. It’s rises from 42-36, marking the first top 40 hit for all four acts as artists. (All four have previously remixed or written/produced a prior top 40 entry.)

As they edge closer to their first #1 single at the format with “Sucker”, the Jonas Brothers are also cool with another of their songs landing on the chart this week. So, it makes sense that “Cool” enters at #43. It leads a pack of four new titles in the region. Following the trio’s latest hit, format newcomer Lizzo bows at #47 with “Juice”. CNCO follows just behind her at #49 with “Pretend”, which is their second song to reach the top 50. Finally, at #50, MKTO is back after a nearly four-year absence with “How Can I Forget”. They last appeared on the chart with 2015’s “Bad Girls”, which peaked at #36 that July.

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