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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 27, 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: Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae are here for you times two, taking the Most Added song again this week. Let’s add ’em up:

SENDING OUR REGARDS: Flying to the top of the adds report for the second week, Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae scored with 31 new stations for “You”. The collaboration entered at #41 on the Top 40 chart last weekend and is currently on the rise. “You” also topped the adds report at the Dance format for a second week with an additional four adds.

The top new entry in the top ten this week comes from Sara Kays with her recent top 15 hit on the Triple A chart. “Remember That Night?” earned 16 stations during the session, tying for third place.

Charting singles from AJ Mitchell, Jackson Wang and Kali Uchis 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. REGARD, TROYE SIVAN & TATE MCRAE, “You” (Ministry Of Sound/Epic)
2. NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
3-T. DOJA CAT featuring SZA, “Kiss Me More” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3-T. SARA KAYS, “Remember That Night?” (Atlantic)
5. JACKSON WANG, “LMLY (Leave Me Loving You)” (88rising/12Tone)
6-T. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)
6-T. LIL NAS X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” (Columbia)
8. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Hold On” (Def Jam)
9. DEMI LOVATO featuring ARIANA GRANDE, “Met Him Last Night” (Island/Republic)
10. AJ MITCHELL, “Stop” (Epic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 25, 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. This week’s survey is all about saving, so for the top records to the rescue, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

HAPPY “TEARS”: With a little help from a newly-released remix featuring Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears” by The Weeknd climbs a notch to #1 on the Top 40 radio chart. It’s his second chart-topper at the format from the album After Hours and his fourth overall.

Demi Lovato and Grande take the top new entry in the top 40 with “Met Him Last Night”, climbing from 44-38. It’s their 19th and 26th top 40 hits, respectively. Meanwhile, after two near-misses in the last five years, Sofia Carson finally scores her first top 40 hit on the pop chart with “Fool’s Gold”, advancing from 46-40.

Just missing the top 40 at #41, “You” crashes onto the chart, as Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae look to maintain their quick ascent through the spring. Jackson Wang is new to the survey with “LMLY” (short for “Leave Me Loving You”), which is off to a lovely start at #47 this week. One more collaboration reaches the top 50: “La Di Die”, performed by TikTok stars Nessa Barrett and Jxdn, at #48. Finally, the debut song at #50 this week recently topped the Alternative chart: “Follow You”, the latest from Imagine Dragons.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 18, 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. Some golden goods are shining on the survey, so here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

TATE AT THE PLATE: As baseball begins to dominate the TV, Tate McRae hits a home run with “You Broke Me First”, which climbs 4-1. The enduring hit scores the top spot after 28 innings… uh, rather, weeks on the chart, making it the slowest run to the top of the pop chart by a female artist. “You” finished only 92 spins ahead of The Weeknd‘s “Save Your Tears”, which advances from 3-2 and will inevitably park at the summit soon.

Singer GIVĒON, who you can find in a featured spot on Justin Bieber‘s “Peaches”, lifts from 41-38 with “Heartbreak Anniversary”. It’s his second top 40 hit to date, which comes as “Peaches” leaps from 13-11. Meanwhile, Kali Uchis also climbs from 44-39 on this week’s list with “Telepatía”, which is her first top 40 hit. It’s one of the many recent songs on the survey to move from a breakout on TikTok to the pop chart.

Four new releases check into the top 50 this week, led by Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande at #44 with “Met Him Last Night”. Lovato has now landed in the top 50 twice in April, as “Dancing With The Devil” (now replaced with “Met”) entered and peaked at #40 two weeks ago. It also continues Grande’s hot streak at the format, as she looks to hold four simultaneous positions in the top 40 next week. A bit further down the list, Sofia Carson is in at #46 with “Fool’s Gold”, with newcomer Annika Wells gliding in at #49 with “Sucks Being Sober”. The last of the new songs in the top 50 is by a labelmate of Wells: AJ Mitchell, who gets going with “Stop” in the #50 spot.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 18, 2021

“Stone” rolls to the top.

DEBUTS
38. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love
37. Mimi Webb – Good Without | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. AJ Mitchell – Stop (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
32. Sofia Carson – Fool’s Gold (37)
18. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (24) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks
10. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (16) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (16) | PEAK: #10
09. JESSIA – I’m Not Pretty (06) | PEAK: #05
08. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (04) | PEAK: #02
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (09) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (01) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
01. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Zak Abel – Be Kind (1)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (3)
4. Addison Rae – Obsessed (4)
5. January Jane – Versions Of You (7)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (6)
7. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (-)
8. Demi Lovato featuring Ariana Grande – Met Him Last Night (9)
9. Years & Years – Starstruck (10)
10. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (-)

In The Mix:
Anderson East – Madelyn
Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together
James Arthur – Medicine
James TW – Butterflies
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (new)
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Passenger takes the driver’s seat on my personal chart and earns his sixth #1 song to date with “Sword From The Stone”, moving from 2-1 and replacing Olivia Rodrigo‘s “Driver’s Seat” after its lengthy eight week run at the top. Passenger last charted at #1 in August 2016 with “Somebody’s Love”, but is best known for “Let Her Go”, which became my top song of 2013 with a 12-week reign at the summit. The week’s new entries are by Mimi Webb and Tom Grennan: “Good Without” and “Little Bit Of Love” debut at #37 and #38, respectively. Both are current top 20 singles in the United Kingdom, with the latter appearing in the top ten.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 13, 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: Doja Cat and SZA give much “More” to the panel with their new hit. Let’s add ’em up:

“KISS” MY ADDS: The latest release from Doja Cat and SZA, “Kiss Me More”, easily took the Most Added title at the Top 40 format today with 125 commitments on impact. It entered at #33 on last weekend’s published list. The two women also led today’s report at the Rhythmic format, putting up 47 adds there. It’s likely to do well on both charts through the spring and summer.

The only other new title in the top five comes from AJ Mitchell, whose “Stop” earned 33 stations on impact and tied for third place. Does it become his fourth top 40 entry at the format in the coming weeks? We’ll find out soon.

Charting singles from Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo 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. DOJA CAT featuring SZA, “Kiss Me More” (Kemosabe/RCA)
2. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Déjà Vu” (Geffen/Interscope)
3-T. AJ MITCHELL, “Stop” (Epic)
3-T. LIL NAS X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” (Columbia)
5. DEMI LOVATO featuring ARIANA GRANDE, “Met Him Last Night” (Island/Republic)
6-T. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Hold On” (Def Jam)
6-T. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)
8-T. ARIANA GRANDE, “POV” (Republic)
8-T. NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
10. SOFIA CARSON, “Fool’s Gold” (Hollywood)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (April 12-13, 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 four tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

AJ MITCHELL, “Stop” (Epic)
Album: Skyview (2021)
Past T40 History: Mitchell narrowly missed earning his fourth top 40 song in July with “Burn”, which peaked at #42 on the chart.

DEMI LOVATO featuring ARIANA GRANDE, “Met Him Last Night” (Island/Republic)
Album: Dancing With The Devil… The Art Of Starting Over (2021)
Past T40 History: This is replacing “Dancing With The Devil” as the new single from Lovato’s album. “Devil” got to #40 last week.

DOJA CAT featuring SZA, “Kiss Me More” (Kemosabe/RCA)
Album: Planet Her (2021)
Past T40 History: After a big first day of airplay, this release easily crashed into the top 40. It’s their sixth and seventh top 40 hits.

NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: This track is nearing the top 20 at Alternative radio. Jxdn’s “Angels & Demons” hit #49 at Top 40 radio last fall.

Next week: songs from Beach Bunny and Jackson Wang hope to hop along and up the adds report.

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

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 11, 2021

“License” gets its final renewal.

DEBUTS
39. AJ Mitchell – Stop
37. Sofia Carson – Fool’s Gold | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Dean Lewis – Falling Up (35)
27. Demi Lovato – Dancing With The Devil (32)
24. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
20. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (25)
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (15)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. JP Saxe & Maren Morris – Line By Line (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (15) | PEAK: #09
08. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (07) | PEAK: #07
06. JESSIA – I’m Not Pretty (05) | PEAK: #05
05. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (02) | PEAK: #02
03. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (06) | PEAK: #03
02. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (01) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Zak Abel – Be Kind (2)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (1)
3. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (3)
4. Addison Rae – Obsessed (5)
5. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love (8)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (4)
7. January Jane – Versions Of You (6)
8. Mimi Webb – Good Without (-)
9. Demi Lovato featuring Ariana Grande – Met Him Last Night (-)
10. Years & Years – Starstruck (-)

In The Mix:
Anderson East – Madelyn (new)
Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together
James Arthur – Medicine
James TW – Butterflies
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here (new)
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo spends an eighth week at #1 on my personal chart with her hit “Driver’s License”, as her latest single “Déjà Vu” is the Biggest Mover in the top 40, up from 36-24. This will likely be the last week at the top for “License”, as the rest of the top ten is bulleted and ready to make some sizable moves. Sofia Carson and AJ Mitchell are in with this week’s two debuts: “Fool’s Gold” and “Stop”, entering at #37 and #39, respectively. Carson’s song is about to reach the top 50 at Top 40 radio, while Mitchell’s song goes for adds on Tuesday.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 6, 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: Olivia Rodrigo is the lead driver among the records racing for adds. Let’s add ’em up:

ENJOY THE “VU”: With the follow-up to the recent chart-topper “Driver’s License”, which spent five weeks at #1, Olivia Rodrigo scored a very nice 121 adds on impact for “Déjà Vu”. The tune snuck into the top 40 last weekend and should see some good movement in the coming days. It tied for eighth place at the Hot AC format yesterday, which appeared due to a handful of stations that reported early.

Lil Nas X secured 49 adds during the session for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”, good for the runner-up spot. The single and its music video have been the subject of much online conversation recently, which helped propel it to a #1 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Demi Lovato also entered the top five with the Ariana Grande-assisted “Met Him Last Night”, scoring 20 adds and a fifth place finish. A week ago, Lovato’s “Dancing With The Devil” impacted here with a total of 44 stations during its first week. Given the new single swap, we’ll see what occurs on the airplay chart in the coming weeks.

Charting singles from Addison Rae, Justin Bieber and Masked Wolf 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. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Déjà Vu” (Geffen/Interscope)
2. LIL NAS X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” (Columbia)
3. ARIANA GRANDE, “POV” (Republic)
4. JUSTIN BIEBER featuring DANIEL CAESAR & GIVEON, “Peaches” (Def Jam)
5. DEMI LOVATO featuring ARIANA GRANDE, “Met Him Last Night” (Island/Republic)
6. GIVĒON, “Heartbreak Anniversary” (Not So Fast/Epic)
7. ADDISON RAE, “Obsessed” (Sandlot/AWAL-in2une)
8. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Hold On” (Def Jam)
9. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)
10-T. MASKED WOLF, “Astronaut In The Ocean” (Elektra/EMG)
10-T. SOFIA CARSON, “Fool’s Gold” (Hollywood)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 4, 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. The format is feeling a little more devilish than usual, so we’re going to try our best to balance it out with some angelic chart stats. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

“I AM” NUMBER ONE: Billie Eilish scores her second #1 hit on the Top 40 radio chart with “Therefore I Am”, lifting from 2-1. The song displaces Olivia Rodrigo and her ubiquitous smash “Driver’s License”, which has held at the top for the past five weeks.

Rodrigo shouldn’t feel too badly, however, as her new song and second top 40 hit “Déjà Vu” debuts at #39 this week. It will likely be the Most Added song at the format on Tuesday. The exact same title (attached to a different composition) has previously entered the Top 40 survey for other female soloists like Beyoncé and Dionne Warwick. One spot lower, Demi Lovato‘s “Dancing With The Devil” has a wicked start at #40. It’s her 18th top 40 hit to date and the latest from her most recent album, Dancing With The Devil… The Art Of Starting Over.

Social media personality Addison Rae earns her first chart entry to date with “Obsessed”, which enters at #49 after impacting last Tuesday. Lil Nas X is also new at #50 with “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”, which follows a recent viral video and marketing campaign.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 4, 2021

Licenses and lucky sevens.

DEBUTS
36. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. Demi Lovato – Dancing With The Devil (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
19. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (26) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. JP Saxe & Maren Morris – Line By Line (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Harry Styles – Treat People With Kindness (07) | PEAK: #07
08. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (12) | PEAK: #08
07. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (08) | PEAK: #06
05. JESSIA – I’m Not Pretty (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (01) | PEAK: #01 for seven weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. MisterWives – Superbloom (1)
2. Zak Abel – Be Kind (2)
3. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (3)
4. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (4)
5. Addison Rae – Obsessed (7)
6. January Jane – Versions Of You (6)
7. Sofia Carson – Fool’s Gold (-)
8. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love (-)
9. James Arthur – Medicine (10)
10. James TW – Butterflies (-)

In The Mix:
Bülow – First Place
Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together
Ingrid Michaelson & ZAYN – To Begin Again
James Newman – Embers
Maisie Peters – John Hughes Movie
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo scores a seventh big week at #1 on my personal chart with her international smash “Driver’s License”, as her new single “Déjà Vu” is the only debut in the countdown at #36. The song impacts at Top 40 radio on Tuesday. Meanwhile, tracks from Demi Lovato (“Dancing With The Devil”) and Imagine Dragons (“Follow You”) tie for the Biggest Mover, both up seven spots.

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