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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 5, 2019

A spirited choice for the top spot.

You’re Free to enjoy all these selections and more this Friday, including several super pop and R&B sets. Check out these releases hitting the market today:

KHALID – Free Spirit (iTunes)
Features: “Better”, currently in the top five at Top 40 radio, and “Talk”, currently in the top ten at Rhythmic radio

Notable albums out this week: Brooks & Dunn‘s Reboot (iTunes), Jai Wolf‘s The Cure To Loneliness (iTunes), Lissie‘s When I’m Alone: The Piano Retrospective (iTunes), Matt Maeson‘s Bank On The Funeral (iTunes), Matt Simons‘s After The Landslide (iTunes), Reba McEntire‘s Stronger Than The Truth (iTunes), Sara Bareilles‘s Amidst The Chaos (iTunes), Tayla Parx‘s We Need To Talk (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Between Friends‘s we just need some time together (iTunes), bülow‘s Crystalline (iTunes), Dennis Lloyd‘s Exident (iTunes), Jasmine Thompson‘s Colour (iTunes), MARINA‘s Love (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“7000x”, Judah & The Lion (iTunes)
“All Around The World”, R3HAB x ATC (A Touch Of Class) (iTunes)
“Anxious”, Austin Mahone (iTunes)
“Bachelorette”, Ashe (iTunes)
“Backup Plan”, Austin Brown (iTunes)
“Be The One”, Cheat Codes & Kaskade (iTunes)
“Can’t Buy Happiness”, Tash Sultana (iTunes)
“Caught In The Fire” and “Paradise”, Bazzi (iTunes)
“Close To Me”, Ellie Goulding x Diplo featuring Red Velvet (iTunes)
“Cold Blooded”, ZAYDE WØLF (iTunes)
“Conscience”, Jacob Lee (iTunes)
“Cool”, Jonas Brothers (iTunes)
“Crashing”, MAALA (iTunes)
“Dear Winter”, AJR (iTunes)
“Deeper”, Valerie Broussard featuring Lindsey Stirling (iTunes)
“Don’t Hate Me”, Corey Harper (iTunes)
“Fall For You”, Steve James (iTunes)
“Flexible”, Jordan McGraw (iTunes)
“Flower”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“Forevermore”, Yuna (iTunes)
“Friends”, Omar Apollo (iTunes)
“Gloria”, The Lumineers (iTunes)
“Handcuffs”, Baker Grace (iTunes)
“Honeybee”, The Head And The Heart (iTunes)
“I Will Not Break”, Kevin Rudolf featuring Lil Wayne (iTunes)
“Insomniac”, DREAMERS (iTunes)
“Keep On Coming”, Gia Woods (iTunes)
“Kill This Love”, BLACKPINK (iTunes)
“Lie Like That” / “Options”, Loren Gray (iTunes)
“Like That”, Hein Cooper (iTunes)
“Live Without You”, Sj + Joakim Molitor featuring SVRCINA (iTunes)
“Love Me Less”, MAX featuring Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“Love Myself”, Olivia O’Brien & Jesse (iTunes)
“Love To Love U”, Wrabel (iTunes)
“Make It Better”, Anderson .Paak featuring Smokey Robinson (iTunes)
“Mama’s House”, Push Baby (iTunes)
“Medicine”, Jennifer Lopez featuring French Montana (iTunes)
“Mistaken”, Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko featuring Alex Aris (iTunes)
“Monopoly”, Ariana Grande & Victoria Monet (iTunes)
“More Hearts Than Mine”, Ingrid Andress (iTunes)
“Ocean”, Parachute (iTunes)
“Peace”, Alison Wonderland (iTunes)
“Please Don’t”, Sam Setton (iTunes)
“Please Don’t Fall In Love”, VINCINT (iTunes)
“Right Now”, The Vamps featuring Krept & Konan (iTunes)
“Single Man”, High Valley (iTunes)
“Slow Dances”, Winnetka Bowling League (iTunes)
“Someday Soon” and “Sure Ain’t”, Wilder Woods (iTunes)
“Speaker”, Banx & Ranx featuring Olivia Holt & ZieZie (iTunes)
“Suicide Note”, Spencer Barnett (iTunes)
“Summer Day”, Tom Odell (iTunes)
“Take Our Time”, Jack Gray (iTunes)
“Terrible Ideas”, Cyn (iTunes)
“The Daughters”, Little Big Town (iTunes)
“The Other Side”, Justin Klump (iTunes)
“The Seed”, AURORA (iTunes)
“This Life” / “Unbearably White”, Vampire Weekend (iTunes)
“Whatever It Takes”, Cash And Maverick (iTunes)

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

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (October 15-16, 2018)

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 four tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

CAMILA CABELLO – “Consequences” (Syco/Epic)
Album: Camila (2018)
Past T40 History: Cabello is in the top 20 as a guest on Bazzi’s latest single “Beautiful”.  This could become her ninth top 40 entry.

LADY GAGA & BRADLEY COOPER – “Shallow” (Interscope)
Album: A Star Is Born (Soundtrack) (2018)
Past T40 History: Already blasting into the top 40 on the Hot AC survey, this cut from A Star Is Born is holding onto #1 at iTunes.

MARIAH CAREY – “With You” (Epic)
Album: Caution (2018)
Past T40 History: Will this track become Carey’s 15th chart-topper at the format? The performer hasn’t charted here in four years.

RITA ORA – “Let You Love Me” (Warner Bros.)
Album: Phoenix (2018)
Past T40 History: Ora’s latest release is now a top ten hit in the U.K. and Ireland. She has five top 40 entries to date at this format.

Next week: no releases are scheduled as of yet. Stay tuned!

Which of these new songs would you like to see top the charts? Let me know!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (March 18, 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. After a jolly ol’ St. Patrick’s Day, that luck of the Irish continues on the charts for a number of buzzing tracks this week. So, let’s get to counting (and downing the final Shamrock Shake of the season):

“HIM” FOR THE WEEKEND: Rapper G-Eazy and singer Halsey stay at #1 for the second week on the Top 40 list with “Him & I”, the second single from G-Eazy’s latest album, The Beautiful & Damned. A third radio single from the set, “Sober”, which features Charlie Puth, impacts at the format this week. Ironically, it’s up against another sobering song title, “Sober Up”, done by AJR and Rivers Cuomo of the band Weezer. (Unsurprisingly, I’ll be drinking up all the Top 40 adds numbers in a couple of days, so watch this space for more.) Meanwhile, “Him” slips to #6 on the Rhythmic chart and climbs to #32 at the Hot AC format this Sunday. Next week could provide an opportunity for Bruno Mars and Cardi B‘s “Finesse” (holding at #3) to reach the top, despite its small gain in spins this week. We’ll find out soon.

THE “REAL” DEAL: After sporting a solid impact week at the format this past Tuesday, the boy band In Real Life, five guys that were put together on the ABC series Boy Band last summer, leads a pack of four top 50 entries on the published update with “Tattoo (How ‘Bout You)”, launching at #46. This is the act’s first time charting at the format. An unrelated “Tattoo”, performed by one-time American Idol winner Jordin Sparks, went to #5 in early 2008. Coming in at #47, singer Arlissa strikes with her first chart entry titled “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie”, a collaboration with DJ/producer Jonas Blue. Blue recently released a collaboration with two-time #26 peaker Sabrina Carpenter called “Alien”, and if the planets align for it, we may be seeing it in the top 50 during the spring.

Teenage newcomer and world traveler bülow is next, blasting onto the countdown at #49 with “Not A Love Song”. The performer is currently finishing up high school in The Netherlands, but she’s lived in at least four other countries, including Canada, where “Not” glides into the top 20 on their respective Top 40 survey. (The CanCon of it all!) Lastly, bowing at #50, is a notable duet from Khalid and Normani (of Fifth Harmony) called “Love Lies”. The tune is taken from the soundtrack to Love, Simon, and it impacts at the Top 40 format this Tuesday. (Another cut from the set, “Alfie’s Song (Not So Typical Love Song)” by Bleachers, has a simultaneous launch at Alternative radio on the same day.)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (February 26-27, 2018)

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 six new tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BAZZI – “Mine” (APG/Atlantic)
Album/EP: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Singer Andrew Bazzi’s first song at the format make an terrific 48-36 move on the most recent published chart.

BÜLOW – “Not A Love Song” (Casablanca/Republic)
EP: Damaged Vol. 1 (2017)
Past T40 History: The 17-year-old German-Canadian performer heads to the format with the first radio single from her debut EP.

DUA LIPA – “IDGAF” (Warner Bros.)
Album: Dua Lipa (2017)
Past T40 History: Now in her fifth week at #1 at the format with “New Rules”, Lipa should have no problem piling adds this week.

JANELLE MONÁE – “Make Me Feel” (Atlantic)
Album: Dirty Computer (2018)
Past T40 History: Six years ago, Monáe was featured on fun.‘s four-week #1 titled “We Are Young”. Will she reach the top again?

KENDRICK LAMAR & SZA – “All The Stars” (Interscope)
Album: Black Panther (Soundtrack) (2018)
Past T40 History: Lamar’s collaboration with The Weeknd from the same soundtrack, “Pray For Me”, advances 17-15 this week.

MACKENZIE NICOLE – “Preview” (Strange Music)
Album/EP: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Nicole hasn’t entered the top 50 here, but her single “Actin’ Like You Know” picked up some adds back in 2016.

Next week: Format newcomer Arlissa teams with Jonas Blue for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie”. Will the panel be truthful? We’ll see.

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