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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (January 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. As we march into the first full week of 2021, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

STATE YOUR POSITIONS: The first #1 song of 2021 belongs to the same one that led the last chart of 2020: Ariana Grande is at #1 on the Top 40 list for the third week with the title track from her album Positions. “34+35” holds at #13 for the second week. It remains to be seen whether or not “POV” will start to rise again, which was added by a few stations during the last session of 2020.

Justin Bieber‘s “Anyone”, his fourth top 40 single since September and 33rd entry overall, enters at #39 this week. It was released this past Friday. Up from 41-40, the Black Eyed Peas and Shakira sneak into the region with “Girl Like Me”. The track marks the 21st top 40 hit for the group and the 12th for Shakira, who appears in the top 40 for the first time since 2014.

This week’s top 50 entries are by K-pop act LOONA and the late rapper Pop Smoke. The former’s “Star” comes in at #47, marking their first charting song at the format. The latter’s “For The Night”, which features Lil Baby and DaBaby, is two spots lower at #49 on the chart. The collaboration also moves from 2-1 to become the new leader at the Rhythmic format this week.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 7, 2020

They B leading the way.

Tongues out, music on: New Music Friday is here. Check out the week’s top releases, including notable albums and EPs from Aminé, Glass Animals and Luke Bryan, as well as the latest singles from Cardi B, JoJo and Juice WRLD. Thee action starts here:

Notable albums out this week: Aminé‘s Limbo (iTunes), Cassadee Pope‘s Rise And Shine (iTunes), DaBaby‘s Blame It On Baby (Deluxe) (iTunes), ELIO‘s U And Me, But Mostly Me (Deluxe) (iTunes), Glass Animals‘s Dreamland (iTunes), Jamie Scott‘s How Still The River (iTunes), Luke Bryan‘s Born Here, Live Here, Die Here (iTunes), Nicklas Sahl‘s Unsolvable (iTunes), Popcaan‘s Fixtape (iTunes), Terrell Hines‘s Portal One: The Mixtape (iTunes), Tkay Maidza‘s Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 2 (iTunes), Victoria Monét‘s Jaguar (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Aaron Smith‘s For My Father (iTunes), Abir‘s Heat (iTunes), Alice Chater‘s Aries (iTunes), Joan‘s Cloudy (iTunes), Lennon Stella‘s Three. Two. One. (Alternate) (iTunes), Sam Tinnesz‘s White Doves (iTunes), Tiana Major9‘s At Sixes And Sevens (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2 Kids”, Taemin (iTunes)
“Aquí Yo Mando”, Kali Uchis featuring Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Angetenar”, Rich The Kid & Rompasso (iTunes)
“Are You Happy?”, SHY Martin (iTunes)
“A**hole”, Kyle Reynolds (iTunes)
“AUATC”, Bon Iver (iTunes)
“Baddie”, Lillian Hepler (iTunes)
“Be An Astronaut”, Declan McKenna (iTunes)
“Be There For You”, Gavin Haley (iTunes)
“Blackout”, Imanbek featuring Tory Lanez (iTunes)
“Blow The Speakers Up”, I Don’t Speak French (iTunes)
“Change Your Mind”, Keith Urban (iTunes)
“Chasing A Feeling”, LÉON (iTunes)
“Chew On My Heart (Acoustic)”, James Bay (iTunes)
“Chosen Last”, Sara Kays (iTunes)
“Common People”, Jamie Webster (iTunes)
“Cool Again”, Kane Brown featuring Nelly (iTunes)
“Cosmic Day”, Prince (iTunes)
“Cotton Candy”, Spill Tab (iTunes)
“CWJBHN (Acoustic)”, Jake Scott & Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“Daylight”, Joji & Diplo (iTunes)
“Don’t Cry For Me (Acoustic)”, Alok, Martin Jensen & Jason Derulo (iTunes)
“Everybody Rise (Acoustic)”, Amy Shark (iTunes)
“Faith Alone (2020)”, Bad Religion (iTunes)
“Farther We Go”, Walk Off The Earth (iTunes)
“Feels In My Body”, Icona Pop (iTunes)
“Fire”, MASN (iTunes)
“Freak”, Doja Cat (iTunes)
“Getting Closer”, Yellow Days (iTunes)
“Getting Older”, Jukebox The Ghost (iTunes)
“Goin’ Back”, WILD featuring Zac Barnett (iTunes)
“Growing Pains”, Benedict Cork (iTunes)
“Had Enough”, Elliphant (iTunes)
“Hate U”, LØLØ (iTunes)
“Hey There Delilah (Madism Remix)”, Andrelli (iTunes)
“Holiday (MNEK Remix)”, Little Mix (iTunes)
“How To Move On”, The WLDLFE (iTunes)
“I Had A Love Song”, Ant Saunders featuring VanJess (iTunes)
“I Shouldn’t Go Anywhere”, Jilette Johnson (iTunes)
“I’ll Break My Heart Again”, Mimi Webb (iTunes)
“Impact”, SG Lewis, Robyn & Channel Tres (iTunes)
“Just About Over You”, Priscilla Block (iTunes)
“Keeper”, Baker Grace (iTunes)
“Kings & Queens (Pt. 2)”, Ava Max featuring Lauv & Saweetie (iTunes)
“Leave Me Alone”, I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME (iTunes)
“Let’s Fall In Love For The Night (1964)”, FINNEAS (iTunes)
“Let’s Go Home”, Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Lie”, Sasha Sloan (iTunes)
“Love”, X Lovers (iTunes)
“Love Me Land (SecondCity Remix)”, Zara Larsson (iTunes)
“Love This Way”, Saint Raymond (iTunes)
“Mad World”, Palaye Royale (iTunes)
“Mariposa”, Del Water Gap (iTunes)
“Monte Carlo”, Remi Wolf (iTunes)
“Nevermind (Matoma Remix)”, HRVY (iTunes)
“Paper Thin”, Christian French (iTunes)
“Pink Lemonade”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“Quarantine”, Blink-182 (iTunes)
“Quick”, Duckwrth featuring KIAN (iTunes)
“Rager Teenager!”, Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“Sabotage”, JAWNY (iTunes)
“Save Me From The Monster In My Head”, Welshly Arms (iTunes)
“Since I Was Young (Daniel Allan Remix)”, Wrabel x Kesha (iTunes)
“Smile”, Juice WRLD & The Weeknd (iTunes)
“So Would I”, Katelyn Tarver (iTunes)
“Somewhere”, Cold War Kids (iTunes)
“Stayback”, Omar Apollo (iTunes)
“Strawberry Sunscreen”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“Summer Is Over”, Alec Wigdahl (iTunes)
“To Be Young (Acoustic)”, Anne-Marie featuring Doja Cat (iTunes)
“Top Gone”, Lil Mosey & Lunay (iTunes)
“Too High”, Riton featuring Boy Matthews (iTunes)
“Wait No More (Acoustic)”, Scott Helman (iTunes)
“Want You Now”, Delaney Jane (iTunes)
“Wap”, Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“Waking Up The World”, Youngblood Hawke (iTunes)
“We’ll Be Fine (Acoustic)”, Luz (iTunes)
“What Makes A Man”, Billy Raffoul (iTunes)
“What U Need”, JoJo (iTunes)
“Why”, Russ (iTunes)
“Without Ya”, Munn (iTunes)
“Would You”, Cameron Dallas (iTunes)

Next week, the new projects from Lindsay Ell and Tori Kelly 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 (June 23, 2020)

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: AJ Mitchell burns through the competition to land at the top of the adds report. Who also is bringing the heat? Let’s add ’em up:

BURNIN’ FOR YOU: Looking for his fourth top 40 song at the pop format, AJ Mitchell is off to a great start with “Burn”, picking up 30 stations on impact and the Most Added title for the week. DaBaby and Roddy Ricch followed in second place with 26 new adds for “Rockstar”, a recent #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 list.

Kygo and OneRepublic‘s “Lose Somebody” was solid with a third place finish, winning 17 stations on impact. Several other early titles hit the top ten with smaller sums than usual, including a few notable collaborations, which are all listed below.

Charting singles from Gabby Barrett, Lil Mosey and Sia returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring music from Chris Brown x Young Thug and StaySolidRocky.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. AJ MITCHELL, “Burn” (Epic)
2. DABABY featuring RODDY RICCH, “Rockstar” (SCMG/Interscope)
3-T. GABBY BARRETT featuring CHARLIE PUTH, “I Hope” (Warner)
3-T. KYGO featuring ONEREPUBLIC, “Lose Somebody” (Interscope-RCA)
5. BLACK EYED PEAS, OZUNA & J. REY SOUL, “Mamacita” (Epic)
6-T. CHRIS BROWN x YOUNG THUG, “Go Crazy” (RCA-300 Ent.)
6-T. JAWSH 685 x JASON DERULO, “Savage Love” (Columbia)
8-T. DOJA CAT featuring GUCCI MANE, “Like That” (Kemosabe/RCA)
8-T. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
8-T. SIA, “Together” (Atlantic/EMG)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (June 16, 2020)

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: it was a much slower session at the format, with several big collaborations leading the way at the top of the log. Let’s add ’em up:

HOPING FOR ADDS: The adds action on this week’s report was much lower compared to last week’s session that combined two weeks worth of data, but in the end, the new Charlie Puth-assisted version of Gabby Barrett‘s “I Hope” snuck into the top spot, earning 27 new commitments. That sum was just three adds of the song finishing in second place, “Rockstar”, the current #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 from DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch.

Charting singles from CynLil Mosey and Tones And I returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring a pair of collaborations from Kygo & OneRepublic (tied for seventh place this week) and Topic & A7S.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. GABBY BARRETT featuring CHARLIE PUTH, “I Hope” (Warner)
2. DABABY featuring RODDY RICCH, “Rockstar” (SCMG/Interscope)
3. DOJA CAT featuring GUCCI MANE, “Like That” (Kemosabe/RCA)
4. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
5. KELSEA BALLERINI & HALSEY, “The Other Girl” (Black River Ent./Capitol-The Orchard)
6. CYN, “Drinks” (Unsub/Caroline)
7-T. BLACK EYED PEAS, OZUNA & J. REY SOUL, “Mamacita” (Epic)
7-T. KYGO featuring ONEREPUBLIC, “Lose Somebody” (Interscope-RCA)
7-T. TONES AND I, “Ur So F**king Cool” (Elektra/EMG)
10. PINK SWEAT$, “17” (Atlantic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (June 9, 2020)

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: two weeks of adds are being reported, so there’s plenty of action in the top ten. Which rockstar made it to the top? Let’s add ’em up:

I WANNA BE RICCH: As expected, it was super busy today at the Top 40 format, as Add Board was closed last week. In the lead on this week’s adds report is the DaBaby and Roddy Ricch collaboration “Rockstar”, which was just revealed as the new #1 song on the Hot 100 yesterday. It scored 66 stations during the session.

Impacting tracks from Katy Perry and Gabby Barrett also earned spots in the top ten: the former’s “Daisies” landed 44 stations and a fifth place finish, while the latter’s “I Hope” settled into sixth place with just one station fewer.

Charting singles from Doja Cat, Harry Styles and Lil Mosey returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring tunes from The Killers, Tones And I (#8 this week) and more.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. DABABY featuring RODDY RICCH, “Rockstar” (SCMG/Interscope)
2. DOJA CAT featuring GUCCI MANE, “Like That” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3. LADY GAGA & ARIANA GRANDE, “Rain On Me” (Interscope)
4. HARRY STYLES, “Watermelon Sugar” (Columbia)
5. KATY PERRY, “Daisies” (Capitol)
6. GABBY BARRETT, “I Hope” (Warner)
7. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
8. TONES AND I, “Ur So F**king Cool” (Elektra/EMG)
9. BLACK EYED PEAS, OZUNA & J. REY SOUL, “Mamacita” (Epic)
10. JP SAXE featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “If The World Was Ending” (Arista)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (May 31, 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. Writing about music and radio charts at the moment is a bit strange, but for petition and donation resources in the fight against racial inequality in our country, please go to this website and do what you can. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

FOUR ALL THE YOUNG CATS: Doja Cat‘s “Say So” holds at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for the fourth week. The big hit stays at #5 on this week’s chart at the Rhythmic format and moves from 14-12 on the Hot AC chart.

Four songs reach the top 40 on the chart this week, led by Doja Cat’s new single, the Gucci Mane-assisted “Like That”. It moves up from 45-35, becoming the pair’s third and fifth top 40 entries on the chart, respectively. One notch below, “Rockstar” from DaBaby and Roddy Ricch rocks up from 46-36: the single stars as their third and second top 40 entries to date, respectively. Katy Perry‘s “Daisies” blossoms from 43-39, marking the performer’s 29th top 40 hit at the format since 2008. Finally, rising from 42-40, “Don’t Rush” lands Young T & Bugsey and featured performer Headie One their first top 40 song on the pop airwaves.

Another collaboration, this one coming from the Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna and J. Rey Soul, leads off this week’s top 50 entries at #45. “Mamacita” is the follow-up to the group’s J Balvin-assisted “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”, which holds at #8. At #47, Gabby Barrett debuts with “I Hope”, her recent #1 track on the Country radio chart. Newcomers Surf Mesa and Emilee land at #48 this week with “ILY (I Love You Baby)”, a partial remake of a 1967 classic that was originally a smash for Frankie Valli, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”. The song that soared from Netflix’s To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, Ashe‘s “Moral Of The Story”, enters at #49 this week. Last but not least, Roddy Ricch appears again on the Mustard-assisted “High Fashion”, which struts its stuff at #50.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 26, 2020)

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: Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande get the panel all wet with their dazzling (and damp) collaboration. Grab your umbrella and let’s add ’em up:

“RAIN” REIGNS: Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s hit collaboration “Rain On Me” easily takes the Most Added title at the Top 40 format this week, pouring down with a storm of 131 adds on impact. The tune, which landed at #38 on Sunday’s published chart, is likely to make a larger move by this coming weekend’s update. “Rain” was also the Most Added track at the Hot AC format, picking up 46 stations there.

In with 42 stations, the Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna and J. Rey Soul collaboration “Mamacita” had a strong second place finish. It also finished in third on the report at the Rhythmic format, securing 21 adds there.

Charting singles from Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Lil Mosey return to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring tunes from Gabby Barrett, Kelsea Ballerini, Olivia O’Brien and more.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. LADY GAGA & ARIANA GRANDE, “Rain On Me” (Interscope)
2. BLACK EYED PEAS, OZUNA & J. REY SOUL, “Mamacita” (Epic)
3. JONAS BROTHERS featuring KAROL G, “X” (Republic)
4. HARRY STYLES, “Watermelon Sugar” (Columbia)
5. DOJA CAT featuring GUCCI MANE, “Like That” (Kemosabe/RCA)
6. KATY PERRY, “Daisies” (Capitol)
7. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
8-T. DABABY featuring RODDY RICCH, “Rockstar” (SCMG/Interscope)
8-T. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
10. RODDY RICCH featuring MUSTARD, “High Fashion” (Atlantic)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 17, 2020

Da new releases are here.

The reopening of the U.S. may be several weeks away, but you can reopen your digital service of choice and play the new releases by DaBaby, Fiona Apple and Jeremy Zucker, as well as songs from Kehlani, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Antebellum, Sam Smith and more. Let’s get to it, baby:

DABABY – Blame It On Baby (iTunes)
Features: collaborations with Future, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch and more

Notable albums out this week: DVSN‘s A Muse In Her Feelings (iTunes), EOB‘s Earth (iTunes), Fiona Apple‘s Fetch The Bolt Cutters (iTunes), Fredo Bang‘s Most Hated (iTunes), Jeremy Zucker‘s Love Is Not Dying (iTunes), Kenny Mason‘s Angelic Hoodrat (iTunes), Rina Sawayama‘s Sawayama (iTunes), Ron Sexsmith‘s Hermitage (iTunes), The-Dream‘s SXTP4 (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Cravity‘s Hideout: Remember Who We Are (iTunes), Incubus‘s Trust Fall (Side B) (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“@ Meh”, Playboi Carti (iTunes)
“2 Cents”, Rainsford (iTunes)
“50ft.”, Lauren Jauregui (iTunes)
“After All”, Jackson Penn (iTunes)
“All My Friends (Lost In The Soft Light Sessions)”, Dermot Kennedy (iTunes)
“All That’s Left Is Love”, Angels & Airwaves (iTunes)
“Automatic (Tyler, The Creator Remix)”, La Roux (iTunes)
“Avalanche”, Lyon Hart (iTunes)
“Backbone”, Kaleo (iTunes)
“Before I Go”, Mimi Webb (iTunes)
“Bigger Love”, John Legend (iTunes)
“Bloodshot”, Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Brave”, Ruston Kelly (iTunes)
“Casino”, Ashton Travis & Chase B (iTunes)
“Catch Up”, Chloe x Halle featuring Swae Lee & Mike WiLL Made-It (iTunes)
“Champagne Night”, Lady Antebellum (iTunes)
“Change My Mind”, Cappa featuring Yuppycult (iTunes)
“Check Your Phone”, Cheap Cuts featuring Pete Wentz (iTunes)
“Coachella”, Reyna (iTunes)
“Coffee”, Kelly Rowland (iTunes)
“Cold Beer Calling My Name”, Jameson Rodgers featuring Luke Combs (iTunes)
“Crowd My Mind”, “Gabrielle” and “Where The Heart Is”, Brett Eldredge (iTunes)
“Dandelion”, Gabbie Hanna (iTunes)
“Details”, Oliver Heldens featuring Boy Matthews (iTunes)
“Devil On My Shoulder”, Kelsy Karter (iTunes)
“Do Si Do”, Diplo & Blanco Brown (iTunes)
“Emerald Eyes”, Anson Seabra (iTunes)
“Everybody Business”, Kehlani (iTunes)
“Everyone Blooms”, The Front Bottoms (iTunes)
“Fade Away”, The Kid LAROI featuring Lil Tjay (iTunes)
“Freedom”, Kygo & Zak Abel (iTunes)
“Gimme Love”, Joji (iTunes)
“Glass”, Charlie Cunningham (iTunes)
“Go Dumb”, Y2K featuring Blackbear, The Kid LAROI & Bankrol Hayden (iTunes)
“Goodbye”, Lukr (iTunes)
“Hide And Seek (Don Diablo Remix)”, Danny Olson featuring JT Roach (iTunes)
“Hitting Up My Phone (Pani Adva Pani Jirva)”, Tiagz (iTunes)
“Hollywood Park”, The Airborne Toxic Event (iTunes)
“How I Weep”, Norah Jones (iTunes)
“I Dare You”, Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
“I Got You”, Bazzi (iTunes)
“I Hope”, Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“I Need Someone”, Lostboycrow & DYSN (iTunes)
“I’m Ready”, Sam Smith & Demi Lovato (iTunes)
“If You’re Meant To Come Back”, Justin Jesso (iTunes)
“Innocence”, Jehnny Beth (iTunes)
“Juice”, Sueco The Child (iTunes)
“Keep On Dancing”, Oh Wonder (iTunes)
“Leader Of The Delinquents”, Kid Cudi (iTunes)
“Light Of Love”, Florence + The Machine (iTunes)
“Look For The Good”, Jason Mraz (iTunes)
“Love Letter”, Payton (Moormeier) (iTunes)
“Love You Sober”, RHODES (iTunes)
“Miami”, Noah Cunane (iTunes)
“Midnight Love”, Girl In Red (iTunes)
“Mind On Overdrive”, Lucas Estrada, Wave Wave & Kyan Palmer (iTunes)
“Mindreader”, A Day To Remember (iTunes)
“My Love”, Jack (Gilinsky) featuring Don Toliver (iTunes)
“More Than My Hometown”, Morgan Wallen (iTunes)
“No I In Beer”, Brad Paisley (iTunes)
“None For You”, Lola Young (iTunes)
“Nothing Really Matters”, Tiësto & Becky Hill (iTunes)
“On Our Own”, Lime Cordiale (iTunes)
“Out Of Love”, Lil Tecca featuring Internet Money (iTunes)
“Psycho (Remix)”, MASN featuring Trippie Redd (iTunes)
“Ring”, Phoebe Ryan (iTunes)
“Secret”, 21 Savage x Summer Walker (iTunes)
“See You”, Johnny Orlando (iTunes)
“She Cares”, Patrick Dorgan (iTunes)
“Sick And Tired”, Iann Dior featuring Machine Gun Kelly & Travis Barker (iTunes)
“Slow Down (Remix)”, Skip Marley & H.E.R. featuring Wale (iTunes)
“Stellar”, JXN (iTunes)
“Tears In December”, Rence (iTunes)
“That’s A Fact”, French Montana (iTunes)
“The Beach”, Max Leone (iTunes)
“The Key To Life On Earth”, Declan McKenna (iTunes)
“The Parting Glass (Live)”, Hozier (iTunes)
“They Ain’t Ready”, Becky G (iTunes)
“This Love Starved Heart Of Mine (It’s Killing Me)”, The Jaded Hearts Club (iTunes)
“Touch The Sky”, Dan Talevski (iTunes)
“Troublemaker”, Picture This (iTunes)
“Waiting”, Zhavia (iTunes)
“Wasted Love”, Hannah Grace (iTunes)
“What’s Up”, Willa Amai (iTunes)
“Who You Lovin”, LEON (iTunes)
“Wunna”, Gunna (iTunes)
“Yellow Brick Road”, Dylan Cartlidge (iTunes)
“You Broke Me First”, Tate McRae (iTunes)
“You Can’t Hurt A Fool”, Pretenders (iTunes)
“Young”, Livingston (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Awolnation, MXMToon and The 1975 are among the major titles 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 (March 15, 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. In these very difficult times, please stay safe and don’t jeopardize your health. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

LIPA LEADS AGAIN: Dua Lipa‘s global hit “Don’t Start Now” spends a fourth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart. With the growing concerns over the Coronavirus in the U.S. and globally, it’s unclear how much radio and the labels are in contact at this time. With a number of new shutdowns and restrictions likely to come this week, there are other things weighing on our minds at the moment. It isn’t clear how radio, as a whole, will be affected or interrupted. That being said, Lipa could earn a fifth week at the top or titles from Arizona Zervas or Blackbear could push for the top spot by next Sunday. Meanwhile, there’s plenty of action in the lower rungs:

Two acts score their first top 40 song on the Top 40 chart this week: Ali Gatie with “What If I Told You That I Love You”, up 42-37, and the duo Surfaces with “Sunday Best”, blasting from 49-38. Gatie’s song also reaches the top 40 on this week’s Hot AC chart, as the Surfaces track breaks the top 50. The recent #2 single on the Hot 100 for Future and Drake also lands in the region, as “Life Is Good” moves from 46-39 on the Top 40 chart. Though both performers have done significantly better at Rhythmic and Urban radio, this marks their fifth and 28th top 40 hits at this format, respectively. Finally, despite a decrease in spins, DaBaby‘s “Bop” is up 41-40 this week, giving the rapper his second top 40 entry to date. He’s also featured on the Camila Cabello song “My Oh My”, which rises from 11-9.

The top 50 is also full of new and emerging acts on the new chart update. The debuts are led by the duo Static & Ben El, who enter the survey at #46 with the Pitbull-assisted “Further Up (Na, Na, Na, Na, Na)”. It’s already gone to #1 in their native Israel. Landing at #47, SAINt JHN‘s “Roses” flowers on the chart, which compliments its entry into the top five on the Dance radio list. A remix by Kazakh producer Imanbek has secured top ten peaks in parts of Europe. Breland‘s viral hit “My Truck” parks at #48 this week. The Sofia Carson and R3HAB collaboration “I Luv U” comes in at #49, giving Carson her first single to enter the top 50 in nearly four years and R3HAB his first ever. Lastly, Bryce Vine debuts at #50 with “Baby Girl”. We’ll see if it becomes his fourth top 40 hit here in the coming weeks.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (February 16, 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. The long weekend isn’t stopping some great action on the pop airwaves, including plenty of debuts and a return at #1. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

NEW WEEK, OLD POST: Post Malone‘s giant hit “Circles” isn’t budging from its spot in the top three on the pop survey, where the song has planted itself since early November. Rebounding from 2-1, this is its seventh nonconsecutive week at the top. The track also holds at #2 on this week’s Hot AC chart, as it continues to try and capture the top spot there.

With their 13th top 40 hit at the format, Sam Smith debuts at #37 with the title cut from his album To Die For. The tune lands just below the top 40 at the Hot AC format, but should easily reach the region by next weekend’s update. Niall Horan also enters in the top 40 with his seventh solo hit outside of One Direction, “No Judgement”. It starts at #39. “No” is the follow-up to “Nice To Meet Ya”, a title which returns to the top 40 thanks to the Meghan Trainor and Nicki Minaj collaboration of the same name. It climbs from 44-40, marking Trainor’s 14th top 40 single to date and Minaj’s 39th on the pop airwaves.

This week’s top 50 debut action is led by DaBaby‘s recent Rhythmic and Urban radio smash “Bop”, which checks in at #46. Minaj’s collaboration with chart newcomer Karol G, “Tusa”, starts at #47. The bilingual song, which has charted well across Latin America, is likely to do well in the States with an updated version that’s predominantly sung in English. Another pair of collaborations land in the #48 and #49 positions, as Future and Drake‘s “Life Is Good” and Russ and Bia‘s “Best On Earth” enter the region. Lastly, the fifth new track in the top 50 comes from Madison Beer, who narrowly sneaks in at #50 with “Good In Goodbye”. “Life” and “Best” haven’t officially gone for adds at the format, but the other three debuts impacted on Tuesday.

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