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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (October 12, 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 Top 40 format gets anxious, as The Anxiety continues to perform. Let’s add ’em up:

SEE “SPOT” RUN: The format continues to embrace the first top 40 single for The Anxiety, the duo of Willow and Tyler Cole, who take the top spot on the adds report with “Meet Me At Our Spot”. With 33 new adds this week, it finished only one station ahead of the impacting “Boyz”, a new collaboration from Jesy Nelson (formerly of Little Mix) and Nicki Minaj.

The only other impacting song of note is “Chosen”, which tied for fourth place this week with 22 adds. It’s the first time in the top five on the adds report here for Blxst, though his collaborators Tyga and Ty Dolla $ign have ranked high in the past.

Charting singles from Lil Nas X, Nessa Barrett and Trevor Daniel 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 ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
2. JESY NELSON featuring NICKI MINAJ, “Boyz” (Republic)
3. ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA, “Cold Heart” (Mercury/Interscope-Warner)
4-T. BLXST & TYGA featuring TY DOLLA $IGN, “Chosen” (Red Bull/Evgle/in2une)
4-T. COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
6. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
7. CHLÖE, “Have Mercy” (Columbia)
8. LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
9. TREVOR DANIEL, “Alone” (Alamo/RCA)
10. NESSA BARRETT, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead” (Warner)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (October 5, 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 pop radio universe is revolving around Coldplay and BTS. Let’s add ’em up:

A UNIVERSAL REPORT: After starting in second place last week, “My Universe” earned another 38 adds this week, as Coldplay and BTS have the Most Added song at the Top 40 format. The collaboration entered at #32 on the survey this past weekend and flew to #1 on the Hot 100 update from earlier this week. Last week’s leader from Lil Nas X fell to second place, as “That’s What I Want” picked up 34 more adds.

The first track to impact at the format from the K-pop group TWICE was just behind them at 32 adds this week, with “The Feels” coming in third place. At 28 adds and a fourth place start, Trevor Daniel is in with “Alone”, which he hopes will become his second #1 hit to date.

Rounding out the top five and moving up from last week’s report, The Anxiety (the duo of Willow and Tyler Cole) secured an additional 24 adds for “Meet Me At Our Spot”.

Charting singles from GIVĒON and the Jonas Brothers 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. COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
2. LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
3. TWICE, “The Feels” (JYP/Republic)
4. TREVOR DANIEL, “Alone” (Alamo/RCA)
5. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
6. JONAS BROTHERS, “Who’s In Your Head” (Republic)
7. DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (OVO/Republic)
8-T. BBNO$ featuring RICH BRIAN, “Edamame” (Mtheory/Further.)
8-T. ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA, “Cold Heart” (Mercury/Interscope-Warner)
8-T. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 3, 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. Tonight is definitely a winner at the pop format, so it’s time to check out what’s popping at the format this week:

“STAY” IN PLACE: It’s a fifth week at #1 for The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber with “Stay”, which is back up over 370 spins and nearly 2,200 ahead of the song in second place.

Landing at #32 this week, Coldplay and BTS gravitate into the top 40 with “My Universe”. The collaboration is the second chart single from Coldplay’s forthcoming album Music Of The Spheres and their 14th overall. Additionally, BTS earns their ninth top 40 song to date. Climbing from 41-39 on the list, “Edamame” is not only a healthy hit title, but the first top 40 entry for both Bbno$ and Rich Brian at the format. Up from 43-40, Farruko also achieves his first top 40 song with the viral hit “Pepas”, the name of a popular jam-filled cookie.

In the top 50, Monsta X has a monster debut at #43 with “One Day”, as the group hopes to earn their third top 40 single later this month. “I Feel Good” is in at #46, as the current collaboration from Pitbull, Anthony Watts and DJWS continues to pick up new airplay. Shouse is next in line at #47 with “Love Tonight”, with the duo riding a wave of TikTok support for their track that was originally released back in 2017. The latest singles from Chlöe and GIVĒON are also new to the survey, with the former’s “Have Mercy” debuting at #48 and the latter’s “For Tonight” starting at #49. The two songs are also gaining particularly well at the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 28, 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: radio really wants Lil Nas X and the feeling is mutual. Let’s add ’em up:

“WANT” FLAUNTS: The third top 40 song from Montero is a smash on the pop airwaves, as Lil Nas X claimed the top spot on this week’s adds report at the Top 40 format. “That’s What I Want” scored 73 new stations during today’s session, which was ten adds ahead of the song that settled into the runner-up spot: “My Universe”, the buzzy collaboration from Coldplay and BTS. Given its 63 adds on impact, the tune should chart in the coming days.

Outside of the top three, new releases from GIVĒON, The Anxiety and Troye Sivan also entered the top ten for the first time.

Charting singles from the Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber and Walker Hayes 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. LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
2. COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
3. JONAS BROTHERS, “Who’s In Your Head” (Republic)
4. DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (OVO/Republic)
5-T. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Ghost” (Def Jam)
5-T. TROYE SIVAN, “Angel Baby” (Capitol)
7. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
8. ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA, “Cold Heart” (Mercury/Interscope-Warner)
9-T. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
9-T. WALKER HAYES, “Fancy Like” (Monument/RCA)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (September 27-28, 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 five singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
Album: Music Of The Spheres (2021)
Past T40 History: This new release should easily become the 14th top 40 hit for Coldplay on the Top 40 list and the ninth for BTS.

GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: This performer led the Top 40 list for four weeks earlier this year assisting Justin Bieber on the track “Peaches”.

LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
Album: Montero (2021)
Past T40 History: Lil Nas X just picked up his sixth top 40 hit with this song, which is also the third from his new album Montero.

THE ANXIETY, “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
Album: The Anxiety (2020)
Past T40 History: This duo features Willow, who holds in the top 50 on the list with her Travis Barker-assisted “Transparentsoul”.

TROYE SIVAN, “Angel Baby” (Capitol)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Sivan was recently featured on “You”, a collaboration with Regard that reached the top ten on the list in August.

Next week: Charli XCX impacts with her latest single… and it’s a good one.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 9, 2021

This Friday is for the kids.

You have permission to dance to and stream these top New Music Friday releases, including the current albums from Jam & Lewis, The Maine and Tom Odell, as well as fresh singles from Billie Eilish, Post Malone and The Kid LAROI. So, let’s get to it, kids:

Notable albums out this week: Charlotte Day Wilson‘s Alpha (Stream), Dylan Cartlidge‘s Hope Above Adversity (Stream), IDK‘s USEE4YOURSELF (Stream), Inhaler‘s It Won’t Always Be Like This (Stream), Jam & Lewis‘s Vol. 1 (Stream), Joy Oladokun‘s In Defense Of My Own Happiness (Deluxe) (Stream), Mariah The Scientist‘s Ry Ry World (Stream), Snoh Aalegra‘s Temporary Highs In The Violet Skies (Stream), The Maine‘s XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time (Stream), The Wallflowers‘s Exit Wounds (Stream), Tom Odell‘s Monsters (Stream), Twin Shadow‘s Twin Shadow (Stream), Vince Staples‘s Vince Staples (Stream), Cinderella (Original Cast Soundtrack) (Stream), Space Jam: A New Legacy (Soundtrack) (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: 44Phantom‘s Die Sometime, It’s Good For U (Stream), Adore Delano‘s Dirty Laundry (Stream), Almost Monday‘s ‘Til The End Of Time (Stream), Bahari‘s Forget You (Stream), Brynn Elliott‘s Can I Be Real? (Stream), Claire Rosinkranz‘s 6 Of A Billion (Stream), Dylan Fraser‘s The World Isn’t Big When You Know How It Works (Stream), Frances Forever‘s Paranoia Party (Stream), Olivia Lunny‘s Olivia Lunny (Stream), Prateek Kuhad‘s Shehron Ke Raaz (Stream), Scott Quinn‘s Better For Me (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“Ain’t Got No Friends”, Conor Maynard (Stream)
“Always On My Mind”, Shane Codd featuring Charlotte Haining (Stream)
“Anything”, Ben Chandler (Stream)
“Baby Don’t Let Me Go”, Oslo Ibrahim (Stream)
“Bad Habits (Acoustic)”, Ed Sheeran (Stream)
“Being Together”, Donovan Woods (Stream)
“Bless His Soul”, Fredo Bang featuring Polo G (Stream)
“Body Love High”, Aubrey O’Day (Stream)
“Boring”, Confetti (Stream)
“Bouncin'”, Tinashe (Stream)
“Butterfly”, Emily Weisband featuring Karen Fairchild (Stream)
“Cambia El Paso”, Jennifer Lopez & Rauw Alejandro (Stream)
“Can’t Give Up”, The New Coast (Stream)
“Children Of The Dark”, POORSTACY (Stream)
“Chrome Hearts”, YSN Flow (Stream)
“Clash”, Dave & Stormzy (Stream)
“Coming To Life”, Lane Norberg (Stream)
“Could Cry Just Thinkin’ About You (2021)”, Troye Sivan (Stream)
“Crystal Ball”, Sebastian Javier (Stream)
“Cure For Me”, AURORA (Stream)
“Damsel In This Dress”, Gray Robinson (Stream)
“De Museo”, Bad Bunny (Stream)
“Digital Age”, PHANGS & LFO (Stream)
“Don’t Be Afraid”, Nico & Vinz featuring Bow Anderson (Stream)
“Drive Away”, Payton (Stream)
“Dumb Dumb”, Mazie (Stream)
“Family”, Badflower (Stream)
“Feed Your Love”, Spice Girls (Stream)
“Feel A Thing (Acoustic)”, Meet Me @ The Altar featuring Dan Campbell (Stream)
“For The Last Time”, Melissa Etheridge (Stream)
“F**k Him All Night”, Azealia Banks (Stream)
“F**k This Town”, Glaive & Ericdoa (Stream)
“Girls Outside”, Monaleo (Stream)
“Glimmer”, Nicole Serrano (Stream)
“Go Away”, Omar Apollo (Stream)
“Goodbye”, LP (Stream)
“Hangin’ On”, Justin Holt (Stream)
“Hell Is A Crowded Room”, Allison Ponthier (Stream)
“Here’s Your Perfect (Acoustic)”, Jamie Miller (Stream)
“Holiday (A7S Remix)”, KSI (Stream)
“Holier Than Thou”, Biffy Clyro (Stream)
“How High”, The Record Company (Stream)
“Howdon Aldi Death Queue” and “Seventeen Going Under”, Sam Fender (Stream)
“Hurt Like ___”, OSTON (Stream)
“I Don’t Wanna Know You Anymore”, Kate The Dreamer (Stream)
“I Love You, I Hate You”, Little Simz (Stream)
“I Need Love”, Zara Larsson featuring Trevor Daniel (Stream)
“I Need Your Love”, Charley Crockett (Stream)
“If I Were A Friend”, BLÜ EYES (Stream)
“I’m So Happy (Acoustic)”, Emily Burns (Stream)
“In The Court Of The Dragon”, Trivium (Stream)
“Indian Summer”, Shuba (Stream)
“Kayla”, Stephen Sanchez (Stream)
“Lemon Love Affair”, Burrito Brown (Stream)
“Live A Little”, 99 Neighbors (Stream)
“Lost Keys”, Delilah Montagu (Stream)
“Love And Hate”, Camylio (Stream)
“Love Signs”, The Jungle Giants (Stream)
“Love You Right”, Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham (Stream)
“Mafiosa”, Nathy Peluso (Stream)
“Make Up Your Mind”, Quix featuring Jaden Michaels (Stream)
“Me, Myself And Adderall”, Lost Kings featuring Goody Grace (Stream)
“Memory”, Kane Brown x Blackbear (Stream)
“Mental Wealth”, Davin Kingston (Stream)
“MIA”, RAY BLK featuring Kaash Paige (Stream)
“Miracle, Baby”, Nothing But Thieves (Stream)
“Mirror (Maliboux Remix)”, Sigrid (Stream)
“Mn Gheirik Enti”, Issam Alnajjar (Stream)
“Mosh Pit”, Miles (Stream)
“Motley Crew”, Post Malone (Stream)
“Mr. Perfect”, RANI (Stream)
“My House”, Declan McKenna (Stream)
“NDA”, Billie Eilish (Stream)
“Nice To Meet Ya”, Wes Nelson featuring Loredana (Stream)
“Night Terrors”, MNYS (Stream)
“Nothin’ I Won’t Do”, Russ (Stream)
“Odd One Out”, Morgen (Stream)
“Off Of My Mind”, Icona Pop & VIZE (Stream)
“Old Love Song” and “Out In The Middle”, Zac Brown Band (Stream)
“One Last Try”, ReN featuring Maisie Peters (Stream)
“One Thing I Know”, Arkells (Stream)
“Open Your Mouth”, Chelsea Collins (Stream)
“Palm Reader”, LOVER (Stream)
“Party”, Kid Ink featuring RMR (Stream)
“Permission To Dance”, BTS (Stream)
“Piece Of Work”, Loren Gray (Stream)
“Please Put Me In A Medically Induced Coma”, Carolesdaughter (Stream)
“Polaris”, Damon Albarn (Stream)
“Pop Song”, Lost Stars (Stream)
“Rae Street”, Courtney Barnett (Stream)
“Rollercoaster”, Arden Jones (Stream)
“Romeo”, Jungle featuring Bas (Stream)
“Ryder”, Emily Vaughn & Lil Xan (Stream)
“Say So”, Masked Wolf (Stream)
“Section”, Ant Clemons featuring Kehlani (Stream)
“September (Majestic Remix)”, James Arthur (Stream)
“Slowly”, Olivia Dean (Stream)
“Sobrio”, Maluma (Stream)
“Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World”, Robin Schulz, Alle Farben & Israel Kamakawiwo’ole (Stream)
“Stay”, The Kid LAROI featuring Justin Bieber (Stream)
“Sticky”, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes (Stream)
“Summer Fling”, Nina Nesbitt (Stream)
“Swing Of Things (Remix)”, MAY-A featuring Powfu (Stream)
“Take My Name”, Parmalee (Stream)
“Teenage Dirtbag”, Lou Elliotte (Stream)
“Thank You”, Oscar Lang (Stream)
“The Feel”, Kid Brunswick (Stream)
“The Jackie”, Bas featuring J. Cole & Lil Tjay (Stream)
“The Kid That You Loved”, Matt Haughey (Stream)
“Thief”, Ella Jane (Stream)
“Times Have Changed”, Matt Rosa (Stream)
“To Get Over You”, ROSIE (Stream)
“Try Missing You”, Jon Langston (Stream)
“Tryst”, Grace Mitchell (Stream)
“Wandsworth To Bullingdon”, Fredo featuring Headie One (Stream)
“Wasted”, Loud Luxury featuring WAV3POP (Stream)
“What’s Coming To Me”, Dorothy (Stream)
“When I’m Gone”, Eva Rose (Stream)
“Where Do You Wanna Go?”, 98° (Stream)
“Wishin’ I Was Him”, Bryan Andrews (Stream)
“Who Needs You”, Jordan Rowe featuring Ashland Craft (Stream)
“You’re Not Special, Babe”, Orla Gartland (Stream)

Next week, the new albums from John Mayer, Pop Smoke and Tones And I 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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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 25, 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: BTS is really cooking with gas with their bold and buttery new release. Let’s add ’em up:

SHOULD’VE KNOWN BUTTER: K-pop septet and worldwide phenomenon BTS had a huge first week at the Top 40 format, earning the commitments of entire panel (180 stations) on impact with “Butter”. It is the first song since 2019 to achieve this goal. Elsewhere, the big hit scored 52 and 25 adds at the Hot AC (second place) and Rhythmic (third place) radio formats, respectively.

Entering in the runner-up position with a still fairly substantial 115 adds this week, Marshmello and the Jonas Brothers impacted at the format with “Leave Before You Love Me”. It led yesterday’s report at the Hot AC format with 56 stations, just sneaking past BTS.

Finally, after earning 40 early adds last week, Olivia Rodrigo grabbed another 86 stations for “Good 4 U”, ranking in third place. The song recently became her third top 40 hit from the Sour album, which is likely to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart later this month.

Charting singles from Anitta and GIVĒON 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. BTS, “Butter” (BigHit/Columbia)
2. MARSHMELLO x JONAS BROTHERS, “Leave Before You Love Me” (Joytime Collective/Republic)
3. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Good 4 U” (Geffen/Interscope)
4. ANITTA, “Girl From Rio” (Warner)
5. DJ KHALED featuring POST MALONE, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY & DABABY, “I Did It” (We The Best/Roc Nation/Epic)
6. RITON x NIGHTCRAWLERS featuring MUFASA & HYPEMAN, “Friday” (RCA)
7. REGARD, TROYE SIVAN & TATE MCRAE, “You” (Ministry Of Sound/Epic)
8. GIVĒON, “Heartbreak Anniversary” (Not So Fast/Epic)
9. NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
10-T. JACKSON WANG, “LMLY (Leave Me Loving You)” (88rising/12Tone)
10-T. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (May 24-25, 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? These four tunes will be impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ANITTA, “Girl From Rio” (Warner)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Anitta lifts to #35 on the chart with her first English-language hit. A remix with DaBaby was released on Friday.

BTS, “Butter” (BigHit/Columbia)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: The very popular K-pop septet just scored their eighth top 40 hit at the format, which entered at #27 on the list.

MARSHMELLO x JONAS BROTHERS – “Leave Before You Love Me” (Joytime Collective/Republic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: This collaboration debuted at #45 over the weekend. The trio is looking for their first top ten hit since late 2019.

OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Good 4 U” (Geffen/Interscope)
Album: Sour (2021)
Past T40 History: Rodrigo’s new one debuted at #36 on the survey over the weekend. It’s the third top 40 hit from her first album.

Next week: there are no new songs listed as impacting at the format after the holiday weekend.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (May 23, 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 your butter-flavored bounce up the pop radio chart, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

LIFE’S A PEACH: Justin Bieber scores a second week at #1 on the Top 40 chart with Daniel Caesar and GIVĒON-assisted “Peaches”. The collaboration also remains atop the chart at the Rhythmic format for a second week.

Five new singles reach the top 40 this week, with the latest single from BTS leading the way with a high debut at #27. “Butter” is their eighth top 40 hit at the format, six of which were credited for their full run and the seventh coming last year when “Savage Love” hit the top spot for Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo in a remixed form. With a likely #1 album coming in Sour next week, Olivia Rodrigo leaps into the top 40 at #36 with “Good 4 U”, her third chart hit from the set. Newcomers Mimi Webb and Sara Kays lift into their top 40 with their first hits to date, respectively: the former’s “Good Without” is up from 44-38, while the latter’s “Remember That Night?” rises from 41-39. Finally, up 45-40 this week, NF returns with his fifth top 40 hit at the format in “Just Like You”.

In the top 50, we have another three entries: at #42, Majid Jordan swims onto the pop list with “Waves Of Blue”. At #45, it’s Marshmello and the Jonas Brothers with “Leave Before You Love Me”, which impacts at both the Hot AC and Top 40 formats this week. Finally, at #49 on the list, Cheat Codes and Tinashe are in with “Lean On Me”, which is unrelated to the song of the same title that became a major hit for Bill Withers in 1972 and Club Nouveau in 1987.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 20, 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 week’s survey is looking holly and jolly with plenty of chart cheer, including a new tune at the top. Here’s what’s under the musical mistletoe at the format this week:

POSITIONED AT NUMBER ONE: The end of the year brings a new #1 song at the Top 40 format, as Ariana Grande takes the top spot with “Positions”, up 3-1. The song also ranks at #12 and #14 on the Rhythmic and Hot AC radio charts, respectively.

After debuting at #41 last week, “Willow” becomes the 33rd top 40 single at the format for Taylor Swift this week, which moves up to #28 on the list. Her new album Evermore just entered at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart on the most recent update. A little further down the chart, MAX earns his fifth top 40 song to date with “Blueberry Eyes”, rising from 43-39. The tune also marks the first solo top 40 entry for SUGA of the septet BTS. Finally, up from 42-40, Julia Michaels sneaks in with “Lie Like This”, her eighth top 40 hit here.

Four songs are new to the top 50 this week due to a purge of recent lower-charting titles, led by the Black Eyed Peas and Shakira at #42 with “Girl Like Me”. It’s their first charting single together. After reaching the top in a featured spot on 24KGoldn‘s “Mood”, Iann Dior checks in at #47 with his solo release “Holding On”. BTS jumps in at #48 with “Life Goes On”, which recently debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart due to strong sales numbers. Finally, Chung Ha and R3HAB land at #50 with “Dream Of You”.

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