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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of March 18, 2022

Music for the mamis.

These hot releases are ready to crash your New Music Friday playlist, including the new albums from Charli XCX, Midwxst and ROSALÍA and singles from Carrie Underwood, Juice WRLD and Muse

Notable albums out this week: ArrDee‘s Pier Pressure (Stream), Charli XCX‘s Crash (Stream), Hailey Whitters‘s Raised (Stream), Kungs‘s Club Azur (Stream), Midwxst‘s Better Luck Next Time (Stream), Randall King‘s Shot Glass (Stream), Ray Wylie Hubbard‘s Co-Starring Too (Stream), ROSALÍA‘s Motomami (Stream), Sea Girls‘s Homesick (Stream), The Score‘s Metamorph (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Donovan Woods‘s Big Hurt Boy (Stream), GAYLE‘s A Study Of The Human Experience: Volume One (Stream), Jack Kane‘s Under Your Spell (Stream), JORDY‘s Mind Games (Acoustic) (Stream), Robert Grace‘s XXVII (Stream), Sam Tompkins‘s Who Do You Pray To? (Stream), Stephanie Poetri‘s Oh To Be In Love (Stream), Stray Kids‘s Oddinary (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“2 High 2 Speak”, North Ave Jax (Stream)
“A Little Bit Of Love”, Weezer (Stream)
“All My Fault”, Devon Again (Stream)
“All These Dreams”, Sundara Karma (Stream)
“Always Almost”, Rosie Darling (Stream)
“Anything But Me”, MUNA (Stream)
“Ayo Girl (Fayahh Beat)”, Robinson & Jason Derulo featuring Rema (Stream)
“Beautiful Things”, Brynn Elliott (Stream)
“Bet On Me”, Walk Off The Earth featuring D Smoke (Stream)
“Better Days”, NEFFEX (Stream)
“Bill”, Smiley (Stream)
“Blick Blick”, Coi Leray x Nicki Minaj (Stream)
“Bop Stick”, Sada Baby (Stream)
“Changes”, The Happy Fits (Stream)
“Chrome Hearts Jacket”, Slump6s (Stream)
“Compliance”, Muse (Stream)
“Confujawn”, Capella Grey & Nija (Stream)
“Congratulations”, Simple Plan (Stream)
“Cybah”, Syd & Lucky Daye (Stream)
“Did That”, Karlae (Stream)
“Dirty White Vans”, KennyHoopla (Stream)
“Don’t Like Me”, Renni Rucci (Stream)
“Electrify My Love”, Mondo Cozmo (Stream)
“Eraser”, LYELL (Stream)
“Escape Your Love”, SSGKobe & Trippie Redd (Stream)
“Eyes Don’t Lie”, Tones And I (Stream)
“Fair”, Normani (Stream)
“Falling Apart”, Skylar Grey (Stream)
“Fat Funny Friend (Sadder)”, Maddie Zahm (Stream)
“For My Friends”, King Princess (Stream)
“Get Right”, After Midtown (Stream)
“Ghost Story”, Carrie Underwood (Stream)
“Good Luck”, Mabel x Jax Jones x Galantis (Stream)
“Happy For You”, Stefan Alexander (Stream)
“Happy F**king Birthday”, Rhys Lewis (Stream)
“Heavy”, Nigo & Lil Uzi Vert (Stream)
“Hemingway”, Emily Roberts (Stream)
“Honeybrains”, Royal Blood (Stream)
“I Don’t Wanna Go To Heaven”, Nate Smith & Tenille Townes (Stream)
“Iced Tea”, Joyce Wrice & KAYTRANADA (Stream)
“IDGAF”, BoyWithUke featuring Blackbear (Stream)
“In Case You Missed It”, Matt Simons (Stream)
“In My Head”, Lights featuring Josh Dun (Stream)
“I’ve Been Thinking”, Ava Della Pietra (Stream)
“Kick”, Def Leppard (Stream)
“Learn Spanish”, Valley Boy (Stream)
“Lemon Tree”, Mt. Joy (Stream)
“Let Her Remember”, Peter McPoland (Stream)
“Lift You Up (Someone Else)”, Gavn! (Stream)
“Lights On (F.A.M.E.)”, Anderson East (Stream)
“LL Cool J”, Leikeli47 (Stream)
“Lonely”, Zoe Wees (Stream)
“Long Way ‘Round”, Jewel (Stream)
“Loser”, Sky McCreery (Stream)
“Love Like That (Stripped Back)”, JC Stewart (Stream)
“Magic City”, Fivio Foreign featuring Quavo (Stream)
“Maybe”, Machine Gun Kelly & Bring Me The Horizon (Stream)
“MF”, Bailey Bryan featuring 24kGoldn (Stream)
“Miss Independent”, MILES (Stream)
“Missing You”, Lauren Weintraub (Stream)
“Nashville Or Nothing”, Steven Lee Olsen (Stream)
“Never Knew A Heart Could Break Itself”, Zach Hood (Stream)
“No Effort”, Princess Nokia (Stream)
“Ordinary”, Amber Ais (Stream)
“Out Yonder”, Elle King (Stream)
“Over Everything”, Dreamer Boy (Stream)
“Persuasive”, Doechii (Stream)
“Pinky Ring”, Joy Orbison (Stream)
“Playing Me Back”, Bülow (Stream)
“Pool”, Still Woozy & Remi Wolf (Stream)
“Real As It Gets”, BigWalkDog (Stream)
“Remind Me”, Tom Grennan (Stream)
“R.I.P. To The Club”, Julia Wolf (Stream)
“Shine”, Elaine (Stream)
“Skrting On The Surface”, The Smile (Stream)
“Small Things”, Declan J Donovan (Stream)
“Smile In The Face Of The Devil”, Matt Maltese (Stream)
“So Unimportant”, Ethan Gruska & Bon Iver (Stream)
“Sold Out”, HARDY (Stream)
“Sometimes”, Juice WRLD (Stream)
“Sorry To Your Next Ex”, Haiden (Stream)
“Stop The World”, Steve Aoki, Marnik & Leony (Stream)
“Sunshine”, The Unlikely Candidates (Stream)
“Texas Girl”, Jake Scott (Stream)
“The Lightning I/II”, Arcade Fire (Stream)
“Till We Both Say”, Nicotine Dolls (Stream)
“Turbulence”, Jonah Kagen (Stream)
“U Don’t Kno Me”, Yot Club (Stream)
“U&Me”, Love, Marco (Stream)
“What Would You Do?”, Joel Corry & David Guetta featuring Bryson Tiller (Stream)
“Whatever Simon Says”, Mahalia (Stream)
“Where We Are (Acoustic)”, The Lumineers (Stream)
“Winner”, Jireel featuring A36 (Stream)
“WTF”, Sasha Alex Sloan (Stream)
“X”, Miss Li (Stream)
“Ziptied”, Matthew Young (Stream)

Next week, new albums from Machine Gun Kelly and Maren Morris are among the largest 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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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 12, 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 Christmas and chart magic, let’s see what’s popping at the format this week:

AS EASY AS PIE: It’s the second week at #1 on the Top 40 chart for Adele with “Easy On Me”, the lead single from her new album 30. The international hit holds for a fourth week at #1 on the Hot AC radio chart.

Newcomer GAYLE blasts into the top 40 with her recent viral TikTok hit, as “Abcdefu” rises from 42-25. The tune continues a strong run on both the streaming and composite charts internationally, appearing in the top ten throughout Australasia and Europe. GAYLE is not the only new artist in the top 40 this week, as American Idol alum Benson Boone leaps from 45-37 with “Ghost Town”. His first charting song is yet another success story for the video app, where Boone teased it before its official release. LISA secures her first solo hit outside of the popular group BLACKPINK with “Money”, up from 41-38 this week. Finally, Charli XCX jumps from 43-40 with “Good Ones”, her seventh top 40 hit to date at the format.

19 years after his first single was serviced to Top 40 radio stations, comedian and host Jimmy Fallon appears in the top 50 for his first time with the Ariana Grande and Megan Thee Stallion-assisted “It Was A… (Masked Christmas)”, which checks in at #46. A second seasonal song is in at #47: “Merry Christmas”, a recent #1 single in the United Kingdom, which teams Ed Sheeran and Elton John. Now ranking in the top 20 at the Dance radio format, “The Motto” lands at #48 on the Top 40 survey for Tiësto and Ava Max. Finally, at #50, Wale and J. Cole are in with “Poke It Out”, a current top ten hit at the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 2, 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: NEIKED, Mae Muller and Polo G spend several more days on top of the report. Let’s add ’em up:

EVEN “BETTER” NOW: For the second consecutive week, “Better Days” takes the Most Added title at the Top 40 radio format, as the big collaboration from NEIKED, Mae Muller and Polo G picks up 54 more adds. It debuted at #28 on last weekend’s published chart and will fly into the top 20 soon. The song is seeing little activity outside of the format, with just a handful of Rhythmic adds coming in since last week.

Most of the activity trailed off from there, but emerging singles from Charli XCX, Chlöe and Oliver Tree also had solid performances.

Charting singles from CKay, Pitbull and The Anxiety returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

1. NEIKED, MAE MULLER & POLO G, “Better Days” (Capitol)
2. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA & THE WEEKND, “Moth To A Flame” (Republic)
3-T. OLIVER TREE, “Life Goes On” (Atlantic)
3-T. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
5. PITBULL featuring ANTHONY WATTS & DJWS, “I Feel Good” (Mr. 305)
6. CHLÖE, “Have Mercy” (Parkwood/Columbia)
7. CHARLI XCX, “Good Ones” (Atlantic/EMG)
8-T. ANITTA featuring SAWEETIE, “Faking Love” (Warner)
8-T. CKAY, “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)” (Chocolate City/Atlantic)
10-T. 88RISING & BIBI, “The Weekend” (88rising/12Tone)
10-T. BILLIE EILISH, “Happier Than Ever” (Darkroom/Interscope)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 24, 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 the top songs and performers, both old and Yung, let’s see what’s popping at the format this week:

KID PLUS 8: “Stay” earns an eighth week at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart, as The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber continue their run with the longest-running #1 song of 2021 at the Top 40 format. It also remains atop the Hot AC radio chart, now in its third week there.

We’ve seen a pair of top 40 hits from Elton John (1981) and Emblem3 (2013) about a girl named “Chloe” and now the performer who bills herself simply as Chlöe enters the top 40 for the first time. “Have Mercy” moves from 41-39 this week, as the tune continues to approach the top ten on the Rhythmic and Urban radio charts. Meanwhile, Trevor Daniel jumps from 42-40 with his third top 40 song thus far, “Alone”. It interpolates “Better Off Alone”, the only chart hit at the format for Alice Deejay, which spent four weeks at #19 in the spring and summer of 2000.

In the top 50, Anitta and Sweetie lead four new entries in the region with “Faking Love”, which starts at #47. One spot lower, Charli XCX is in with “Good Ones” at #48. Her new release also appears in the top 50 on the Hot AC chart this week at #47, but with a significantly lower spin total. Imagine Dragons re-enter at #49 with “Follow You”, a former #1 hit on the Alternative radio chart from earlier this year. On the Top 40 chart, the track peaked at #47 in the late spring and hasn’t ranked in the top 50 since June. Lastly, at #50, Yung Bleu starts with the Chris Brown and 2 Chainz-assisted “Baddest”, a current top five hit on the Rhythmic and Urban charts.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (October 4-5, 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 three tunes impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

CHARLI XCX, “Good Ones” (Atlantic/EMG)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: The performer scored two #1 songs at the Top 40 format in 2014, but hasn’t been back to the top ten since then.

TREVOR DANIEL, “Alone” (Alamo/RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: In 2020, Daniel had one of the slowest runs ever to #1 with “Falling”, which spent a week at the summit in July.

TWICE, “The Feels” (JYP/Republic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: The K-pop group, featuring nine women who formed in 2015, impacts here with their first song fully in English.

Next week: nothing is listed at present, but stay tuned for updates.

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

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 3, 2021

“Cold” is still bold.

40. Whitney Houston & Clean Bandit – How Will I Know
35. Charli XCX – Good Ones
34. Jax – Like My Father | HIGHEST DEBUT

27. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
22. John Mayer – Wild Blue (27)
19. The Script – I Want It All (24)

10. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Dua Lipa – Love Again (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
06. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
05. Milky Chance – Colorado (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (07) | PEAK: #03
02. Silk Sonic – Skate (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (2)
2. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
3. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (4)
4. Sting – If It’s Love (3)
5. Lorde – Mood Ring (8)
6. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (5)
7. FINNEAS – The 90s (6)
8. January Jane – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (-)
9. TWICE – The Feels (-)
10. Sting – Rushing Water (-)

In The Mix:
Duran Duran – Tonight United
Forest Blakk – Fall Into Me
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
John Mellencamp featuring Bruce Springsteen – Wasted Days (new)
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Patrick Droney – Like The Water (new)
Rod Stewart – One More Time
The Anxiety – Meet Me At Our Spot
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Trevor Daniel – Alone (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Frozen solid at #1 on my personal chart for the fourth consecutive week, “Cold Heart” is still beating at the top spot for Elton John and Dua Lipa. Their duet, which is featured on John’s The Lockdown Sessions compilation, should be safe at the summit for the next few weeks. Coldplay and BTS climb from 36-27 on the chart with “My Universe”, earning it the title of this week’s Biggest Mover. Three releases debut in the top 40: “Like My Father” is the highest at #34, as Jax earns her second top 40 single of 2021. Charli XCX is one notch lower with “Good Ones”, off to a fairly good start at #35. Finally, the late Whitney Houston debuts at #40 with a new remix of 1986’s “How Will I Know”, reimagined by Clean Bandit. The original song spent two weeks at #1 on the CHR radio chart.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 15, 2020

Give ’em a high V.

New Music Friday is here and X marks the spot for highly anticipated albums from Charli XCX and Future, as well as the newest singles from the Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry and more. With the poems of the past, present and future, we present top titles like these:

FUTURE – High Off Life (iTunes)
Features: The Drake-assisted “Life Is Good”, a recent #1 single on the Rhythmic and Urban charts

KENNYHOOPLA – How Will I Rest In Peace If I’m Buried By A Highway?// (iTunes)
Features: The title cut, a current top 20 entry on the Alternative chart

NOAH CYRUS – The End Of Everything (iTunes)
Features: “July”, a current top five entry on the Triple A chart that also ranks in the top 20 at Hot AC radio

Notable albums out this week: ALMA‘s Have U Seen Her? (iTunes), Charli XCX‘s How I’m Feeling Now (iTunes), Futuristic‘s Still On The Rise (iTunes), Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit‘s Reunions (iTunes), Perfume Genius‘s Set My Heart On Fire Immediately (iTunes), Polo G‘s The Goat (iTunes), Sam Tinnesz‘s Warplanes (iTunes), Sara Evans‘s Copy That (iTunes), Sheff G‘s One And Only (iTunes), Tiësto‘s The London Sessions (iTunes), Wrabel‘s Piano (iTunes), Zaia‘s Very Alone (iTunes), Scoob! The Album (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Adé‘s WYD After? (iTunes), Charlie Cunningham‘s Pieces (iTunes), Colton Dixon‘s Colton Dixon (iTunes), Duncan Laurence‘s Worlds On Fire (iTunes), Gabbie Hanna‘s Bad Karma (iTunes), JXN‘s NeverASadAdventure (iTunes), Noah Schnacky‘s Comeback (iTunes), Theia‘s 99% Angel (iTunes), Tiagz‘s They Call Me Tiago (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“5 More Minutes”, Jonas Brothers (iTunes)
“All I Need”, Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign (iTunes)
“All Together Now”, OK Go (iTunes)
“Alone With You”, Lolo Zouaï (iTunes)
“Arch Enemy”, Everything Everything (iTunes)
“Ballin'”, Digital Farm Animals & Gaullin featuring Tim North (iTunes)
“Better Days (Live)”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Between”, Alextbh (iTunes)
“Bitter”, FLETCHER featuring Kito (iTunes)
“Boogieman”, Kyle Reynolds (iTunes)
“Boxes”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Cake”, Loren Gray (iTunes)
“Change For Me”, Brasstracks & Samm Henshaw (iTunes)
“Come Back To Me”, Chantel Jeffries featuring Shaylen (iTunes)
“Daisies”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Do It”, Chloe x Halle (iTunes)
“Don’t Let Me Disappear”, Ben Harper (iTunes)
“Exist For Love”, AURORA (iTunes)
“Faded”, Izzy Bizu (iTunes)
“Fire”, Mullally featuring Zikai (iTunes)
“Friendly Fire (Acoustic)”, Jamie Scott (iTunes)
“F-ck It, I Love It!”, ILIRA (iTunes)
“Gasoline”, Cash Cash featuring Laura White (iTunes)
“Give It To You”, Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Good Guys”, LANY (iTunes)
“Guys”, The 1975 (iTunes)
“Higher Ground”, Martin Garrix featuring John Martin (iTunes)
“House Arrest”, Sofi Tukker & Gorgon City (iTunes)
“How Much”, MKTO (iTunes)
“I Still Remember”, Caroline Romano & R3HAB (iTunes)
“I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight”, Mark Ronson featuring Raissa (iTunes)
“In The Window Frame”, Nicklas Sahl (iTunes)
“Instant Crush”, Shawn Hook (iTunes)
“It Would Be You”, Ben Rector (iTunes)
“July”, Betcha (iTunes)
“Keep Climbing”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“Learning To Love You”, Jake Scott (iTunes)
“Look At What We’ve Done”, New Rules (iTunes)
“Lose Somebody”, Kygo & OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Lost Someone”, Chris Kläfford (iTunes)
“Love Changes Everything”, Ruelle (iTunes)
“Love For The Lonely”, Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)
“Made It This Far”, Katelyn Tarver (iTunes)
“Magnetic”, Joan (iTunes)
“Man Needs A Woman”, Maty Noyes (iTunes)
“Norway”, Harper Finn (iTunes)
“Now!”, Apollo LTD (iTunes)
“Off My Chest”, Smokepurpp featuring Lil Pump (iTunes)
“Only”, ZHU featuring Tinashe (iTunes)
“Princess”, Pia Mia (iTunes)
“Racks 2 Shiny”, Migos (iTunes)
“Rest Of Us”, Blake Rose (iTunes)
“Riot”, Lil Skies (iTunes)
“RWLYD (Really Wanna Let You Down) (Acoustic)”, Monowhales (iTunes)
“Saved Me”, Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Sayonara”, Max Frost (iTunes)
“Skechers (Remix)”, DripReport featuring Tyga (iTunes)
“Snip Snip”, Kota Banks (iTunes)
“Stay Where You Are”, Yuna (iTunes)
“Temperature Rising”, Tory Lanez (iTunes)
“The List”, Maisie Peters (iTunes)
“Tiny Indoor Fireworks”, Biffy Clyro (iTunes)
“Voices”, Hurts (iTunes)
“Watching You Walk Away”, Stephen Puth (iTunes)
“Wayne”, Des Rocs (iTunes)
“Were You Watching?”, Norah Jones (iTunes)
“What A Wonderful World”, Douwe Bob (iTunes)
“Whatever It Takes”, Milow (iTunes)
“Will (Remix)”, Joyner Lucas & Will Smith (iTunes)
“Wounded/Surrounded”, Kid Bloom (iTunes)
“X”, Jonas Brothers featuring Karol G (iTunes)
“Zen”, X Ambassadors, K.Flay & Grandson (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from The 1975 and The Airborne Toxic Event 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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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #70-61

As 2019 and the decade draw to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. The year was full of love, found and lost, from “Higher Love” and “Lover” to “Somebody You Loved” and more. Time was the essence, whether it was “All The Time” or “The Last Time”, and the light guided the way towards the upper half of the list, including “Light On” and “Lights Up”.

So, come along with “ME!” as I count down the hits, won’t you? Let’s get some numbers rolling…

The 2019 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 2, 2018 to the chart dated November 24, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 167 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 171 that did so in 2018.

70. NIALL HORAN, “Nice To Meet Ya”
Album: (single only)
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #1 for six+ weeks (2019/2020)

Album: Charli
Label: Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #12

Album: 404
Label: Capitol
Peak: #12

67. BEN PLATT, “Grow As We Go”
Album: Sing To Me Instead
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #13

66. JAMES TW, “Incredible”
Album: Chapters
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #12

65. STEVE AOKI featuring BACKSTREET BOYS, “Let It Be Me”
Album: (single only)
Label: Ultra
Peak: #8

Album: DNA
Label: K-Bahn/RCA
Peak: #12

63. SEEB x BASTILLE, “Grip”
Album: (single only)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #12

Album: Meaning Of Life
Label: Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #9

61. ARIANA GRANDE, “Thank U, Next”
Album: Thank U, Next
Label: Republic
Peak: #10

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 13, 2019

From Top to the top.

As the weekend arrives, so do these new releases for all the top boys and girls in the world! From rap to rock and everything in-between, here are all the top new albums and singles hitting stores this Friday:

Features: “Gloria”, a recent #1 song on the Alternative and Triple A charts, and “Life In The City”, now in the top 15 on the latter list

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Top Boy (A Selection Of Music Inspired By The Series) (iTunes)
Features: new music from AJ Tracey, Dave, Drake, Popcaan and more

Notable albums out this week: Charli XCX‘s Charli (iTunes), Drumaq‘s Vitamin D (iTunes), Emeli Sandé‘s Real Life (iTunes), Goo Goo Dolls‘s Miracle Pill (iTunes), Hardy‘s Hixtape (Vol. 1) (iTunes), Hobo Johnson‘s The Fall Of Hobo Johnson (iTunes), Joseph‘s Good Luck, Kid (iTunes), Korn‘s The Nothing (iTunes), Paula Cole‘s Revolution (iTunes), Prince‘s The Versace Experience: Prelude 2 Gold (iTunes), Puddle Of Mudd‘s Welcome To Galvania (iTunes), Sam Fender‘s Hypersonic Missiles (iTunes), Shawn Colvin‘s Steady On (30th Anniversary Acoustic Edition) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Jason Aldean‘s From The Album “9” (iTunes), LOVA‘s A Gentleman’s Guide (iTunes), MARINA‘s Love + Fear (Acoustic) (iTunes), Mark Diamond‘s Hummingbird Two (iTunes), Ruel‘s Free Time (iTunes), Wrabel‘s One Of Those Happy People (iTunes), Your Smith‘s Wild Wild Woman (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“@thebackoftheparty”, Push Baby (iTunes)
“1, 2 Many”, Luke Combs & Brooks & Dunn (iTunes)
“10/10”, Rex Orange County (iTunes)
“A Dream Is All I Need To Get By”, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (iTunes)
“Baddie”, Emily Vaughn (iTunes)
“Black & Blue”, Lost Frequencies & Mokita (iTunes)
“Black & Blue”, Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“Boys Will Be Boys (BWBB)”, Bülow (iTunes)
“Can’t Be Happier”, Sj + Sugar Jesus featuring GoldFord (iTunes)
“Choose”, Stan Walker featuring Hamo Dell (iTunes)
“Crying Underwater”, Dami Im (iTunes)
“Dear Future Self (Hands Up)”, Fall Out Boy featuring Wyclef Jean (iTunes)
“Doing To Me (Stripped Down)”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Don’t Call Me Angel”, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey (iTunes)
“Don’t Lose Love”, Quintino x AFSHeeN featuring Cher Lloyd (iTunes)
“Don’t Say”, Robinson (iTunes)
“Don’t You Worry” and “Please Don’t Go”, Jez Dior (iTunes)
“Dork”, Sueco The Child (iTunes)
“Dreamland”, Pet Shop Boys featuring Years & Years (iTunes)
“Exit Sign”, The Knocks featuring Gallant (iTunes)
“Faces (KAJ Remix)”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Father Of All…”, Green Day (iTunes)
“FCK U”, Openside (iTunes)
“F*ck No”, 99 Neighbors featuring Brasstracks & PhiloSofie (iTunes)
“Genetics”, Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“Ghetto Love”, WizKid (iTunes)
“Gift And A Curse”, Skizzy Mars featuring Yung Pinch (iTunes)
“Glorious”, Ella Henderson (iTunes)
“Graveyard”, Halsey (iTunes)
“I’m Not Alright (EDX’s Dubai Skyline Remix)”, Loud Luxury & Bryce Vine (iTunes)
“If You Need Me”, Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Intentions”, Big Boi, Sleepy Brown & CeeLo Green (iTunes)
“Kintsugi”, Gabrielle Aplin (iTunes)
“LaLaLa”, Black Coffee & Usher (iTunes)
“Lost (Joel Corry Remix)”, End Of The World featuring Clean Bandit (iTunes)
“Louder”, Martin Jensen (iTunes)
“Make It Up To You”, JT Roach (iTunes)
“Mother”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“My Family”, Migos, Karol G & Snoop Dogg featuring Rock Mafia (iTunes)
“My Town”, Emily Burns (iTunes)
“Nothing”, Bruno Major (iTunes)
“Oh My God!”, Colouring (iTunes)
“Over Drinking”, Little Big Town (iTunes)
“Paranoia”, Digital Farm Animals featuring Alec King (iTunes)
“Post Code”, James Cherry (iTunes)
“Put Me Back Together”, Caitlyn Smith (iTunes)
“Que Calor”, Major Lazer featuring J Balvin & El Alfa (iTunes)
“Rather Be Alone”, Robin Schulz featuring Nick & Sam Martin (iTunes)
“Rent Free”, Russ (iTunes)
“Secrets”, Becky G (iTunes)
“Sleeping Next To You”, Ayokay (iTunes)
“Smile For The Camera”, UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Somebody To Love”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Sorry”, Saint PHNX (iTunes)
“Spirit”, Jack Larsen (iTunes)
“Stay Happy”, Au/Ra (iTunes)
“Suicide Doors”, French Montana featuring Gunna (iTunes)
“Tequila”, Pretty Sister & MarcLo (iTunes)
“The End Of The Game”, Weezer (iTunes)
“The Game”, Milky Chance (iTunes)
“The Great Divide”, Mayer Hawthorne (iTunes)
“The Way I Am”, Gavin Haley & Ella Vos (iTunes)
“This Is What Being Cheated On Feels Like”, Clinton Kane (iTunes)
“Ticket to L.A. (Acoustic)”, Brett Young (iTunes)
“Too Good”, Breathe Carolina (iTunes)
“Treehouse (R3HAB Remix)”, James Arthur with Ty Dolla $ign & Shotty Horroh (iTunes)
“Where Does It Hurt?”, Brigetta (iTunes)
“Wild West”, Dennis Lloyd (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from artists like Blink-182, Brittany Howard, the Zac Brown Band and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 7, 2014

The chart hits go Boom!

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of September 7, 2014…

40. COBRA STARSHIP featuring ICONA POP, “Never Been In Love”
39. JESSIE WARE, “Say You Love Me”

Biggest Mover(s):
FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Are You What You Want To Be?” (39-30, nine spots)

10. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Burning Gold” (down 4)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

09. THE GRISWOLDS, “Beware The Dog” (steady, second week)
Album: Be Impressive (2014, Wind-up Records)
Peak: #9 for four weeks

08. RIXTON, “Wait On Me” (up 2)
Album: Let The Road (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for five weeks

07. CHARLI XCX, “Boom Clap” (down 3)
Album: The Fault In Our Stars (Soundtrack) and Sucker (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

06. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Shake It Off” (up 5)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. TRAIN, “Angel In Blue Jeans” (steady, second week)
Album: Bulletproof Picasso (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (down 1)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. ED SHEERAN, “Don’t” (up 4)
Album: x (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2

02. MAROON 5, “Maps” (steady, second week)
Album: V (2015, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. THE SCRIPT, “Superheroes” (steady, second week)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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