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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 22, 2021

“Again” and again, it reigns.

DEBUTS
36. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move
35. Shawn Mendes & Tainy – Summer Of Love | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (40)
33. Conan Gray – People Watching (38)
31. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (36)
21. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (34) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Lorde – Solar Power (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (06) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Olivia Holt – Next (3)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (4)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (10)
6. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (6)
7. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (8)
8. Maisie Peters – Psycho (7)
9. Alesso & Marshmello featuring James Bay – Chasing Stars (-)
10. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (-)

In The Mix:
Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (new)
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours (new)

Chart Notes:

  • It’s another super week on my personal chart for Dua Lipa, as “Love Again” spends a third week at #1 and “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) lifts from 34-21, easily taking the Biggest Mover title this week. Two buzzing collaborations reach the countdown this week, with Shawn Mendes and Tainy coming in the highest at #35 with “Summer Of Love”. The tune is nearing the top 30 at both the Hot AC and Top 40 radio formats. A spot lower, “Move” lands at #36 for Santana, Rob Thomas and American Authors. In 1999, Santana and Thomas reached #2 on my chart with their classic “Smooth”. Will the cut from the 74-year-old legend’s forthcoming album Blessings And Miracles perform as smoothly? Stay tuned.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 15, 2021

“Love” gets chilly.

DEBUTS
40. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
38. Conan Gray – People Watching
34. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
20. Silk Sonic – Skate (28) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. Coldplay – Higher Power (04) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (2)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (1)
3. Olivia Holt – Next (4)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (6)
5. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (5)
6. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (10)
7. Maisie Peters – Psycho (8)
8. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (9)
9. Ralph – Tommy (7)
10. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (-)

In The Mix:
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love

Chart Notes:

  • In a top ten that is largely frozen from last week, Dua Lipa spends a second week at #1 with “Love Again”. Silk Sonic are in the groove with a move from 28-20 with “Skate”, earning it the Biggest Mover title for the second week running. The aforementioned Lipa appears on this week’s highest new entry: landing at #34, she and Elton John duet on “Cold Heart”. At 74, John is one of two soloists over the age of 70 on the list, the other being 73-year-old Steve Winwood. Coming in at #38, Conan Gray picks up his fourth top 40 song with “People Watching”. Lastly, at #40, Billie Eilish is new with the title track off her recent chart-topping album Happier Than Ever.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 8, 2021

Some personal chart love… again.

DEBUTS
40. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Silk Sonic – Skate (39) | BIGGEST MOVER
27. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (33)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (1)
2. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (2)
3. Conan Gray – People Watching (6)
4. Olivia Holt – Next (4)
5. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (3)
6. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (7)
7. Ralph – Tommy (8)
8. Maisie Peters – Psycho (9)
9. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (-)
10. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (-)

In The Mix:
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (new)
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Pop star Dua Lipa is back at the top of my personal chart with her ninth tune to reach the summit: “Love Again”, jumping from 3-1. Her latest single becomes the record-extending sixth #1 song taken from the original version of her Future Nostalgia album. With her ninth #1 hit overall, she is tied with Coldplay and Taylor Swift, who are also at that threshold. Silk Sonic are skating up the countdown from 39-28 with “Skate”, becoming the Biggest Mover of the week. On the bottom of the list, we have one debut this week: a recent viral song from independent newcomer Vaultboy. “Everything Sucks” sneaks in at #40.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 1, 2021

“Good” news, great song.

DEBUTS
39. Silk Sonic – Skate | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
31. Jax – 90s Kids (37)
27. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (33)
26. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (31)
18. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (25) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — three weeks
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (13)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Mimi Webb – Good Without (07) | PEAK: #03
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (13) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (03) | PEAK: #03
04. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – Love Again (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (4)
2. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (5)
3. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (8)
4. Olivia Holt – Next (1)
5. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (2)
6. Conan Gray – People Watching (9)
7. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (6)
8. Ralph – Tommy (7)
9. Maisie Peters – Psycho (10)
10. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (-)

In The Mix:
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days (new)
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Good 4 U”, the highest of her five releases in the countdown. Her “Traitor” is also tied for the Biggest Mover of the week, along with Imagine Dragons and “Wrecked”, climbing seven positions. The only new entry on the list comes from the duo Silk Sonic and their second top 40 hit, which rolls in at #39. “Skate” follows their recent chart-topper “Leave The Door Open”, which spent three weeks at the summit.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 30, 2021

A happier release week.

This week’s pack of New Music Friday releases can take the sadness out of any night of the week, including the latest albums from Billie Eilish, Bleachers and Prince, as well as notable big singles from Clean Bandit, Internet Money and Silk Sonic. Have a good skate to these bountiful bops:

Notable albums out this week: Billie Eilish‘s Happier Than Ever (Stream), Bleachers‘s Take The Sadness Out Of Saturday Night (Stream), Brett Dennen‘s See The World (Stream), Bri Steves‘s TBH (Stream), Cookiee Kawaii‘s Vanice (Stream), Creeper‘s American Noir (Stream), Grizfolk‘s Grizfolk (Stream), Isaiah Rashad‘s The House Is Burning (Stream), Kid Brunswick‘s XForever (Stream), Logic‘s Bobby Tarantino III (Stream), NEEDTOBREATHE‘s Into The Mystery (Stream), Parker McCollum‘s Gold Chain Cowboy (Stream), Parmalee‘s For You (Stream), Prince‘s Welcome 2 America (Stream), Ryan Caraveo‘s Northend Sweetheart (Stream), Travis Thompson‘s BLVD Boy (Stream), Yola‘s Stand For Myself (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: BANNERS‘s It’s Gonna Be OK (Stream), Chase Matthew‘s County Line (Stream), L Devine‘s Near Life Experience (Part One) (Stream), Mark Ronson‘s Watch The Sound (Soundtrack) (Stream), Olivia Dean‘s Growth (Stream), Rozzi‘s Hymn For Tomorrow (Stream), SEB‘s It’s Okay, We’re Dreaming (Stream), Seether‘s Wasteland: The Purgatory (Stream), SYML‘s Ancient Call (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“7 O’Clock”, Penelope Scott (Stream)
“2055”, Sleepy Hallow featuring Coi Leray (Stream)
“Adorable”, Natasha Bedingfield (Stream)
“Again”, Keanu Silva (Stream)
“Appreciation”, Ant Clemons featuring Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz (Stream)
“At Will”, G-Eazy featuring EST Gee (Stream)
“Atone”, Jerry Cantrell (Stream)
“Baby”, A1 x J1 featuring Deno (Stream)
“Baby4U”, Georgee (Stream)
“Back To Back”, Wrabel & Duncan Laurence (Stream)
“Backwoods Bougie”, Hayden Joseph (Stream)
“Bad Habits”, Sally Boy (Stream)
“Bad Habits (MEDUZA Remix)”, Ed Sheeran (Stream)
“Bastard”, Glaive (Stream)
“Beers On Me”, Dierks Bentley featuring Breland & HARDY (Stream)
“Better Days”, Dermot Kennedy (Stream)
“Better With You”, Ayokay (Stream)
“Billy Joel (NY Lullaby)”, Local Nomad (Stream)
“Blackout”, Turnstile (Stream)
“Box Of Bones”, Third Eye Blind (Stream)
“Boy.”, Will Hyde (Stream)
“Boy Tears”, Saro (Stream)
“Brighter Days (Are Before Us)”, Meet Me @ The Altar (Stream)
“Chad An Gordy”, Eyedress (Stream)
“Coast”, Ryan Hurd (Stream)
“Crying During Sex”, Carol Ades (Stream)
“Danger”, AHI (Stream)
“Die Right Here”, David Hugo (Stream)
“Don’t Tread On Me”, Volbeat (Stream)
“Dressed For The Weather”, Marc Scibilia featuring Thad Cockrell (Stream)
“Drive”, Clean Bandit & Topic featuring Wes Nelson (Stream)
“Drive You Home”, Internet Money & Jackson Wang (Stream)
“Easy Living”, Steezy Prime & No One’s Perfect (Stream)
“Everything”, WizTheMC (Stream)
“Fearless”, Joyous Wolf (Stream)
“February”, Matilda Mann (Stream)
“Feel The Night”, Tom Speight (Stream)
“Feel This Way Tomorrow”, Olivia Noelle (Stream)
“For A Night Like This”, Darren Criss (Stream)
“Get After It”, The Cadillac Three (Stream)
“Golden”, Zella Day (Stream)
“Guardian Angel”, Scorey (Stream)
“Happy For You”, Jasmine Thompson (Stream)
“Hazel Eyes”, Prentiss (Stream)
“Hero (Michael Calfan Remix)”, Faouzia (Stream)
“Hold It Out”, Elias (Stream)
“Hotel Room”, Forrest Nolan (Stream)
“I Been Better”, Tyler Hammond (Stream)
“I Found You”, Vantage featuring Benjamin Ingrosso (Stream)
“I Need My Girl”, Aly & AJ (Stream)
“If Standing Was Flying”, Stephen Day (Stream)
“I’m Tired”, Amber Run (Stream)
“In My Mind”, Alok & John Legend (Stream)
“Inner Light”, Elderbrook & Bob Moses (Stream)
“Jiggy (Whiz)”, ArrDee (Stream)
“Just Feels Tight”, FISHER (Stream)
“Karma”, Letdown. (Stream)
“Kindness”, (Stream)
“Like A Pro”, Kash Doll featuring Juicy J (Stream)
“Locust Laced”, Sleigh Bells (Stream)
“Loser”, Neoni (Stream)
“Losing My Mind”, Angels & Airwaves (Stream)
“Louie Bag”, Yebba featuring Smino (Stream)
“Love Can Be So Lonely, Sometimes”, Nick Wilson featuring Gabrielle Aplin (Stream)
“Lying”, Dan + Shay (Stream)
“Made To Fly (Ashworth Remix)”, Colton Dixon (Stream)
“Magic”, Jany Green & Kenny Beats (Stream)
“Malibu”, Sangiovanni & Trevor Daniel (Stream)
“Miami”, Nicky Jam (Stream)
“Missing You Today”, PUBLIC (Stream)
“Mistakes”, Loud Luxury & Cat Dealers (Stream)
“MMC”, Des Rocs (Stream)
“Monster”, PVRIS (Stream)
“Most Nights”, Kat & Alex (Stream)
“Movin'”, David Archuleta (Stream)
“Need You There”, M-22 (Stream)
“Nice And Easy (Acoustic)”, American Authors & Mark McGrath (Stream)
“Okay”, X Ambassadors (Stream)
“One Foot In Front Of The Other (Acoustic)”, Griff (Stream)
“Paper Planes”, Lucas & Steve x Tungevaag (Stream)
“Paranoia”, Spencer Sutherland (Stream)
“Pink Ferrari”, Zach Hood (Stream)
“PMA”, All Time Low featuring Pale Waves (Stream)
“Poppin'”, Arlie (Stream)
“Prada”, Rich The Kid (Stream)
“Prada Bae”, Young T & Bugsey featuring Nafe Smallz (Stream)
“Psycho (Acoustic)”, Maisie Peters (Stream)
“Push It Down”, Taylor Janzen (Stream)
“Really, Really”, Serena Isioma (Stream)
“Remember Her Name”, Mickey Guyton (Stream)
“Renegades (Acoustic)”, One OK Rock (Stream)
“Resentment”, Madi Diaz (Stream)
“River (Alle Farben Remix)”, Tom Gregory (Stream)
“Rooftop”, LiL Lotus (Stream)
“Rosanna”, Benny Bellson (Stream)
“Roses”, Emie Nathan (Stream)
“Sad Faces (Acoustic)”, Sam DeRosa (Stream)
“Safety Dance”, Angel Olsen (Stream)
“Screw Feelings”, Au/Ra (Stream)
“Sent From Above”, Dolly Parton (Stream)
“Share A Little Love”, KC Lights featuring LOWES (Stream)
“Sh*t Happens”, Katelyn Tarver (Stream)
“Sike”, Cali Rodi (Stream)
“Skate”, Silk Sonic (Stream)
“Smile Like That”, Terror Jr (Stream)
“So High”, Aidan Bissett (Stream)
“Soon”, Johnny Yukon (Stream)
“Sound The Alarm”, The Knocks featuring Rivers Cuomo & Royal & The Serpent (Stream)
“Still Breathing”, Arizona Zervas (Stream)
“Superficial”, Contradash (Stream)
“Take Me For A Ride”, Steps (Stream)
“Tears For Later”, Don Diablo & Galantis (Stream)
“The Hypothetical”, Caroline Romano (Stream)
“The Moment (Acoustic)”, Remme (Stream)
“The Riddle”, Sam Feldt featuring Lateshift (Stream)
“Thin Lines”, PawPaw Rod (Stream)
“Till It Hurts”, JORDY (Stream)
“Time Of My Life”, UPSAHL (Stream)
“Tinted Green”, Powfu featuring Mila Moon & Jomie (Stream)
“Too Good (Unknown Mortal Orchestra Remix)”, Arlo Parks (Stream)
“Train”, TALK (Stream)
“Trenches (Remix)”, Morray x Polo G (Stream)
“Trust”, PRETTYMUCH (Stream)
“Try Again”, DallasK featuring Lauv (Stream)
“Underwater”, Tujamo (Stream)
“What I Like”, Destiny Rogers (Stream)
“Where Are You Now”, Lost Frequencies & Calum Scott (Stream)
“Why Can’t We Get Along”, Zak Abel (Stream)
“Write Me A Letter”, Oscar Lang (Stream)
“Yesterday”, Vedo (Stream)
“You Are My High”, DJ Snake (Stream)

Next week, the latest albums from Barbra Streisand, Chris Young and Tinashe are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 25, 2021

All 4 number one.

DEBUTS
40. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
38. SEB – Seaside
37. Jax – 90s Kids | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
25. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (30) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (05) | PEAK: #04
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (09) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
08. John Mayer – Last Train Home (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
06. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – Love Again (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Duran Duran – Invisible (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Olivia Holt – Next (5)
2. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (3)
3. Nic D – Fine Apple (1)
4. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (9)
5. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (-)
6. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (10)
7. Ralph – Tommy (7)
8. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (-)
9. Conan Gray – People Watching (-)
10. Maisie Peters – Psycho (-)

In The Mix:
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo scores her second #1 song on my personal chart with “Good 4 U”, climbing from 2-1 this week. She now has five singles charting concurrently from her recent album Sour, making her the first woman to pull off the trick. American Idol alum Jax has the Highest Debut on the list with “90s Kids”, which nostalgically enters at #37. The viral demo “Seaside” is in at #38 for newcomer SEB, while the aforementioned Rodrigo is new at #40 with “Traitor”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 18, 2021

Keeping the “Power” on.

DEBUTS
40. 98 Degrees – Where Do You Wanna Go?
38. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day
37. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (40)
30. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. John Mayer – Last Train Home (14) | PEAK: #10
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (07) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
08. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Dua Lipa – Love Again (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nic D – Fine Apple (1)
2. Seb – Seaside (6)
3. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (8)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (3)
5. Olivia Holt – Next (7)
6. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (2)
7. Ralph – Tommy (10)
8. Jax – 90’s Kids (-)
9. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (-)
10. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (-)

In The Mix:
Conan Gray – People Watching (new)
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Kane Brown x Blackbear – Memory
Maisie Peters – Psycho
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – Stay

Chart Notes:

  • In likely their final week at #1, Coldplay holds onto the top spot for a fourth week on my personal chart with “Higher Power”. It marks the group’s longest run at the summit since 2014, when “A Sky Full Of Stars” also spent four weeks on top. Imagine Dragons claim this week’s Biggest Mover with “Wrecked”, rising from 38-30 in its second week in the countdown. For debuts, we have three of them: trio Walk The Moon is back with their first entry in two years, “Can You Handle My Love??”, landing at #37. Michael Franti & Spearhead look to spread some positivity with “Good Day For A Good Day” at #38. Finally, checking in at #40, is the other debut posing a question this week: “Where Do You Wanna Go?”, the first chart song in 19 years for 98 Degrees. Member Nick Lachey managed to appear on my chart with a handful of solo entries through 2009, but this is the quartet’s first time on my list since “Why (Are We Still Friends)”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 11, 2021

More “Power” by the hour.

DEBUTS
40. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun
39. Kelsea Ballerini & LANY – I Quit Drinking
38. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Big Red Machine featuring Taylor Swift – Renegade (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
12. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (17)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. P!nk – All I Know So Far (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Platt – Imagine (07) | PEAK: #07
08. Dua Lipa – Love Again (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
06. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nic D – Fine Apple (2)
2. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (3)
3. Sigrid – Mirror (4)
4. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (1)
5. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day (-)
6. Seb – Seaside (-)
7. Olivia Holt – Next (10)
8. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (-)
9. Zara Larsson – Right Here (6)
10. Ralph – Tommy (-)

In The Mix:
98 Degrees – Where Do You Wanna Go? (new)
Calum Scott – Biblical
Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan – By Your Side
Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be
Kane Brown x Blackbear – Memory (new)
Maisie Peters – Psycho
MAX & Ali Gatie – Butterflies
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – Stay (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Coldplay still believes in a “Higher Power”, as their current single endures for a third powerful week atop my personal chart. This week’s Biggest Mover in the countdown is “Renegade”, a collaboration from Big Red Machine (the duo of Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon) and Taylor Swift, leaping from 37-27. The three new singles on this week’s list are all impacting at different radio formats through the end of the month: Imagine Dragons head for adds at Alternative and Triple A radio this coming week with “Wrecked”, which lands at #38. Sliding in at #39, “I Quit Drinking” officially hits the Hot AC format next Monday for Kelsea Ballerini and LANY. Finally, at #40, chart newcomers SUPER-Hi x Neeka bask in their sunny outlook at Top 40 radio for the last Tuesday in July with “Following The Sun”, a song that is currently popular in Austria and Germany.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 4, 2021

Can’t go any “Higher” on the chart.

DEBUTS
37. Big Red Machine featuring Taylor Swift – Renegade | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. Milky Chance – Colorado (40)
28. Bastille – Distorted Light Beam (33)
27. Wrabel – Nothing But The Love (32)
26. Maroon 5 – Lost (37) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
17. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (28) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
11. Dua Lipa – Love Again (18)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. P!nk – All I Know So Far (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (06) | PEAK: #03
08. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Ben Platt – Imagine (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Duran Duran – Invisible (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (02) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (1)
2. Nic D – Fine Apple (2)
3. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (5)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (4)
5. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (-)
6. Zara Larsson – Right Here (6)
7. Kelsea Ballerini & LANY – I Quit Drinking (-)
8. Scott Helman – Old Friends (8)
9. Mimi Webb – Dumb Love (9)
10. Olivia Holt – Next (10)

In The Mix:
American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy
Calum Scott – Biblical
Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan – By Your Side
Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (new)
Maisie Peters – Psycho (new)
Matt Maltese – As The World Caves In
MAX & Ali Gatie – Butterflies
Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day (new)
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Ralph – Tommy (new)
Saint Phnx – Happy Place (new)
Seb – Seaside (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Coldplay spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Higher Power”, which continues to perform well at radio in the U.S., including top five ranks at both the Alternative and Triple A formats. Soaring eleven spots up the survey, Ed Sheeran and Maroon 5 tie for the Biggest Mover title with “Bad Habits” (28-17) and “Lost” (37-26), respectively. The only new single in the countdown comes in at #37: “Renegade”, a collaboration from Big Red Machine (the duo of Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon) and Taylor Swift. It’s taken from the forthcoming album How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?, due August 27.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: June 27, 2021

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DEBUTS
40. Milky Chance – Colorado
37. Maroon 5 – Lost
33. Bastille – Distorted Light Beam
28. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
22. Lorde – Solar Power (27)
18. Dua Lipa – Love Again (25) | BIGGEST MOVER
07. Duran Duran – Invisible (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (07) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
09. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Ben Platt – Imagine (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Duran Duran – Invisible (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (03) | PEAK: #03
05. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Mimi Webb – Good Without (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (06) | PEAK: #03
02. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (1)
2. Nic D – Fine Apple (6)
3. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (2)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (3)
5. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (4)
6. Zara Larsson – Right Here (7)
7. Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan – By Your Side (5)
8. Scott Helman – Old Friends (10)
9. Mimi Webb – Dumb Love (-)
10. Olivia Holt – Next (-)

In The Mix:
American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (new)
Billie Eilish – Lost Cause
Calum Scott – Biblical
Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones
Journey – The Way We Used To Be (new)
Matt Maltese – As The World Caves In
MAX & Ali Gatie – Butterflies (new)
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor

Chart Notes:

  • Coldplay scores their ninth #1 single on my personal chart with “Higher Power”, advancing to the top after three weeks in the runner-up position. The group is back in a tie with Taylor Swift for the most #1 songs ever in my chart’s history. However, Dua Lipa might make that a three-way tie with “Love Again”, as her latest single soars from 25-18 to become the Biggest Mover of the week. Four tracks are new to the countdown, three of which are from artists who have claimed at least two #1 hits to date: Ed Sheeran, who lands way up at #28 with “Bad Habits”, followed by Bastille at #33 with “Distorted Light Beam” and Maroon 5 at #37 with “Lost”. The fourth and final entry comes from the duo Milky Chance, who take advantage of their chance at a debut with “Colorado” at #40.

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