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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 17-18, 2017)

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 the four new tunes impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

DAVID COOK – “Gimme Heartbreak” (Analog Heart Music/INgrooves)
EP: TBA (Fall 2017)
Past T40 History: The American Idol winner has three entries to date, last charting with 2009’s “Come Back To Me”, a #46 entry.

DEMI LOVATO – “Sorry Not Sorry” (Republic)
Album: TBA
Past T40 History: Of her dozen top 40 tunes, only one has hit #1: 2012’s “Give Your Heart A Break”, which spent two weeks there.

JORGE BLANCO – “Summer Soul” (Hollywood)
Album: TBA
Past T40 History: This is Blanco’s first single to impact here. The 25-year-old is also an actor with Disney Channel Latin America.

KESHA – “Praying” (Kemosabe/RCA)
Album: Rainbow (2017)
Past T40 History: “Praying” was last week’s Most Added title. The performer’s had a dozen top 40 hits, four reaching the top spot.

Next week: Will Top 40 stations champion Fall Out Boy‘s new single as it impacts? Will someone else take the crown? Find out a week from now…

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 12, 2009

Diamond ditties from my top 40.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 12, 2009…

Debuts:
40. CAITLIN CROSBY, “Still Have My Heart”
39. DIERKS BENTLEY, “Sideways”
38. JACK’S MANNEQUIN, “Swim”

Biggest Movers:
BOYS LIKE GIRLS, “Love Drunk” (36-29, seven spots)

10. DAVID COOK, “Come Back To Me” (down 2)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

09. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Funny The Way It Is” (down 2)
Album: Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (up 2)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (up 4)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. P!NK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (down 1)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

05. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (down 1)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. KATY PERRY, “Waking Up In Vegas” (up 2)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. NICKELBACK, “If Today Was Your Last Day” (steady, second week)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. THE FRAY, “Never Say Never” (steady, third week)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “Her Diamonds” (steady, eighth week)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 22, 2008

Viva 2008!

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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of June 22, 2008…

Debuts:
40. BRENDAN JAMES, “Green”

Biggest Movers:
CAROLINA LIAR, “I’m Not Over” (30-18, twelve spots)

10. 3 DOORS DOWN, “It’s Not My Time” (steady, third week)
Album: 3 Doors Down (2008, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #10 for four weeks

09. WEEZER, “Pork And Beans” (down 1)
Album: Weezer (Red Album) (2008, Geffen Records)
Peak: #8

08. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (up 3)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (steady, second week)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, “Summertime” (steady, second week)
Album: The Block (2008, Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

05. GAVIN DEGRAW, “In Love With A Girl” (steady, third week)
Album: Gavin DeGraw (2008, J/RMG Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

04. JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (steady, second week)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic/RRP Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

03. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (steady, second week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen weeks

02. DUFFY, “Mercy” (steady, second week)
Album: Rockferry (2008, Mercury/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Realize” (steady, second week)
Album: Coco (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: May 10, 2009

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“Life in” 2009.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of May 10, 2009…

Debuts:
37. MICHAEL JOHNS, “Heart On My Sleeve”

Biggest Mover(s):
JESSIE JAMES, “Wanted” (38-30, eight spots)

10. CHRIS ISAAK, “We Let Her Down” (down 1)
Album: Mr. Lucky (2009, Reprise Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. COLDPLAY, “Life In Technicolor II” (down 2)
Album: Prospekt’s March (EP) (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Closer To Love” (steady, second week)
Album: City of Black & White (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

07. KELLY CLARKSON, “My Life Would Suck Without You” (down 2)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

06. THE FRAY, “You Found Me” (down 2)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. PINK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (up 6)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

04. DAVID COOK, “Come Back To Me” (up 2)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. JASON MRAZ featuring COLBIE CAILLAT, “Lucky” (down 1)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (up 1)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. THE SCRIPT, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” (steady, seventh week)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 15, 2009

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Sobering chart stats and more.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 15, 2009…

Debuts:
40. SIMPLY RED, “Go Now”

Biggest Movers:
RYAN STAR, “Last Train Home” (39-30, nine spots)

10. KELLY CLARKSON, “My Life Would Suck Without You” (up 5)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

09. KAISER CHIEFS, “Good Days Bad Days” (up 1)
Album: Off With Their Heads (2008, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #8

08. TAKE THAT, “Greatest Day” (down 3)
Album: The Circus (2008, Polydor Records – U.K.)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

07. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Circus” (steady, second week)
Album: Circus (2008, Jive Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

06. LILY ALLEN, “The Fear” (up 3)
Album: It’s Not Me, It’s You (2009, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. DAVID COOK, “Light On” (down 1)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

04. PINK, “Sober” (up 2)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

03. THE FRAY, “You Found Me” (steady, second week)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. NICKELBACK, “Gotta Be Somebody” (down 1)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Love Story” (up 1)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 23, 2008

“Keeps” that nostalgia going.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 23, 2008…

Debuts:
40. THE FRAY, “You Found Me”
38. HINDER, “Without You”
35. LEONA LEWIS, “Run”

Biggest Mover(s):
COLDPLAY, “Lovers In Japan” (34-22, twelve spots)

10. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, “Gives You Hell” (up 2)
Album: When The World Comes Down (2008, DGC/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

09. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Keeps Gettin’ Better” (up 2)
Album: Keeps Gettin’ Better: A Decade Of Hits (2008, RCA Records)
Peak: #7

08. LIFEHOUSE, “Broken” (down 2)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

07. NICKELBACK, “Gotta Be Somebody” (up 3)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)” (down 2)
Album: All Sides (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

05. DAUGHTRY, “What About Now” (down 2)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

04. BRITNEY SPEARS, “Womanizer” (up 1)
Album: Circus (2008, Jive Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. DAVID COOK, “Light On” (up 4)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

02. PINK, “So What” (down 1)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

01. SIMON COLLINS, “Unconditional” (up 1)
Album: U-Catastrophe (2008, Razor & Tie Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 14, 2008

"So" eight years ago.

“So” eight years ago.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of September 14, 2008…

Debuts:
37. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Keeps Gettin’ Better”
35. SNOW PATROL, “Take Back The City”

Biggest Mover(s):
GAVIN DEGRAW, “Cheated On Me” (39-30, ten spots)

10. LIFEHOUSE, “Broken” (up 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

09. KID ROCK, “All Summer Long” (down 1)
Album: Rock N Roll Jesus (2008, Top Dog/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8

08. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (down 4)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)” (steady, third week)
Album: All Sides (2008, Everfine/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

06. LEONA LEWIS, “Better In Time” (steady, third week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

05. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beating My Heart” (down 2)
Album: OK Now (2008, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #3 for six weeks

04. P!NK, “So What” (up 5)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. DELTA GOODREM, “In This Life” (up 2)
Album: Delta (2008, Mercury/Decca Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (steady, third week)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. DANIEL POWTER, “Next Plane Home” (steady, third week)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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