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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 1, 2021

“Good” news, great song.

DEBUTS
39. Silk Sonic – Skate | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
31. Jax – 90s Kids (37)
27. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (33)
26. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (31)
18. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (25) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — three weeks
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (13)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Mimi Webb – Good Without (07) | PEAK: #03
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (13) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (03) | PEAK: #03
04. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – Love Again (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (4)
2. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (5)
3. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (8)
4. Olivia Holt – Next (1)
5. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (2)
6. Conan Gray – People Watching (9)
7. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (6)
8. Ralph – Tommy (7)
9. Maisie Peters – Psycho (10)
10. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (-)

In The Mix:
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days (new)
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Good 4 U”, the highest of her five releases in the countdown. Her “Traitor” is also tied for the Biggest Mover of the week, along with Imagine Dragons and “Wrecked”, climbing seven positions. The only new entry on the list comes from the duo Silk Sonic and their second top 40 hit, which rolls in at #39. “Skate” follows their recent chart-topper “Leave The Door Open”, which spent three weeks at the summit.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 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. Here’s what’s sweet, sour and popping on the chart this week:

“GOOD” EVENING: With her second #1 song of the year so far, Olivia Rodrigo climbs from 2-1 on the Top 40 chart with “Good 4 U”. It’s also up to #9 on this week’s Hot AC chart. Rodrigo has now achieved four top 40 songs from the Sour album at the pop format since January, the newest of which is just down the page…

Camila Cabello leads four new tunes in the top 40 with “Don’t Go Yet”, which bows way up at #30 after only two days of airplay. This is her 15th top 40 entry outside of Fifth Harmony and the first from her upcoming album Familia. The second posthumous top 40 single for Pop Smoke is “Demeanor”, which debuts at #37. Taken from the album Faith, the track features Dua Lipa, who scores her 15th top 40 hit at the format. Speaking of Fifth Harmony, Normani struts onto the survey at #39 with the Cardi B-assisted “Wild Side”. The new collaboration is the fourth solo top 40 hit for the former and the tenth for the latter. Finally, the aforementioned Rodrigo blasts from 46-40 with “Traitor”.

Eurovision winners Måneskin add some Italian flavor to the Top 40 radio chart with “Beggin’”, their remake of a 1967 tune from The Four Seasons, which checks in at #44. The current top ten song on the Alternative chart for Twenty One Pilots, “Saturday”, is next at #45. New at #46, Alessia Cara is back in the mix with one of two cuts she just released simultaneously, “Sweet Dream”. Lastly, with the current chart-topper on the Billboard Hot 100, BTS are in at #48 with “Permission To Dance”. It can be found as the b-side to their current hit “Butter”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 25, 2021

All 4 number one.

DEBUTS
40. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
38. SEB – Seaside
37. Jax – 90s Kids | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
25. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (30) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (05) | PEAK: #04
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (09) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
08. John Mayer – Last Train Home (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
06. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Dua Lipa – Love Again (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Duran Duran – Invisible (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Olivia Holt – Next (5)
2. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (3)
3. Nic D – Fine Apple (1)
4. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (9)
5. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (-)
6. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (10)
7. Ralph – Tommy (7)
8. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (-)
9. Conan Gray – People Watching (-)
10. Maisie Peters – Psycho (-)

In The Mix:
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo scores her second #1 song on my personal chart with “Good 4 U”, climbing from 2-1 this week. She now has five singles charting concurrently from her recent album Sour, making her the first woman to pull off the trick. American Idol alum Jax has the Highest Debut on the list with “90s Kids”, which nostalgically enters at #37. The viral demo “Seaside” is in at #38 for newcomer SEB, while the aforementioned Rodrigo is new at #40 with “Traitor”.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 20, 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: Pop Smoke pops to the top in a collaboration with pop star Dua Lipa. Let’s add ’em up:

THIS LIST IS SMOKIN’: “Demeanor” scores the top spot on the adds report at the Top 40 format with 62 stations, as the late Pop Smoke teams with Dua Lipa on the lead single from his posthumous Faith album. The song also led the adds report at the Rhythmic format with 46 commitments there. The album is expected to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, while the tune should continue to rise through the end of the summer.

In second place on both the Top 40 and Rhythmic reports, Normani and Cardi B earned 53 and 46 adds, respectively, with “Wild Side”. A new track from Alessia Cara also cracked the top five on the pop radio log, as “Sweet Dream” placed fourth with 36 stations on impact.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, Maroon 5 and Post Malone 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. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
2. NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
5. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
6. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
7. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
8. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
9. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
10. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 19-20, 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 five new songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Cara has struggled at the Top 40 format over the last few years, with four consecutive top ten misses since 2018.

BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
Album: Happier Than Ever (2021)
Past T40 History: “NDA” ranks at #35 on the chart as of Sunday, marking her eighth top 40 hit and fourth from her upcoming set.

NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Outside of Fifth Harmony, Normani has hit #1 twice at the format in collaborations with Khalid and Sam Smith.

POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
Album: Faith (2021)
Past T40 History: Pop Smoke could earn his second posthumous top 40 entry: “What You Know Bout Love” peaked at #8 in April.

TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
Album: Scaled And Icy (2021)
Past T40 History: This duo is looking for their eighth top 40 single on the pop chart. They last appeared in the top ten in late 2016.

Next week: We’ll be people and adds watching with new releases from Camilo/Shawn Mendes and Conan Gray.

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

Keeping the “Power” on.

DEBUTS
40. 98 Degrees – Where Do You Wanna Go?
38. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day
37. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (40)
30. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. John Mayer – Last Train Home (14) | PEAK: #10
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (07) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
08. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Dua Lipa – Love Again (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nic D – Fine Apple (1)
2. Seb – Seaside (6)
3. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (8)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (3)
5. Olivia Holt – Next (7)
6. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (2)
7. Ralph – Tommy (10)
8. Jax – 90’s Kids (-)
9. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (-)
10. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (-)

In The Mix:
Conan Gray – People Watching (new)
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Kane Brown x Blackbear – Memory
Maisie Peters – Psycho
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – Stay

Chart Notes:

  • In likely their final week at #1, Coldplay holds onto the top spot for a fourth week on my personal chart with “Higher Power”. It marks the group’s longest run at the summit since 2014, when “A Sky Full Of Stars” also spent four weeks on top. Imagine Dragons claim this week’s Biggest Mover with “Wrecked”, rising from 38-30 in its second week in the countdown. For debuts, we have three of them: trio Walk The Moon is back with their first entry in two years, “Can You Handle My Love??”, landing at #37. Michael Franti & Spearhead look to spread some positivity with “Good Day For A Good Day” at #38. Finally, checking in at #40, is the other debut posing a question this week: “Where Do You Wanna Go?”, the first chart song in 19 years for 98 Degrees. Member Nick Lachey managed to appear on my chart with a handful of solo entries through 2009, but this is the quartet’s first time on my list since “Why (Are We Still Friends)”.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 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: new releases flew into the top four spots, but only one Kid hit the top. Let’s add ’em up:

“STAY” IN POSITION: Summer comes alive this week with a number of hot titles making their debut on the adds report. In the lead spot with 137 adds for its first week, “Stay” looks to, well, stay on the airwaves for The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber. The new hit, which was originally listed as impacting for next Tuesday, entered last week’s official chart at #38.

Post Malone was next with “Motley Crew”, starting in the runner-up position with 90 adds. It easily led this week’s report at the Rhythmic format, scoring a hefty 61 first week stations there. At Urban radio, the song was less successful: it started in ninth place with 22 adds total.

With 66 new stations, “NDA” came in third this week, as Billie Eilish earned 15 adds and a second place finish at the Alternative format.

Finally, Kane Brown and Blackbear pulled in a very respectable 52 commitments with “Memory”, which charged into fourth place.

Charting singles from Bella Poarch, Doja Cat and Maroon 5 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. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
2. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
5. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
6. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)
7. DOJA CAT featuring THE WEEKND, “You Right” (Kemosabe/RCA)
8. TRINIDAD CARDONA, “Dinero” (Run-It-Up/Island/Republic)
9. BELLA POARCH, “Build A Bitch” (Warner)
10. NF, “Just Like You” (Virgin)

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

More “Power” by the hour.

DEBUTS
40. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun
39. Kelsea Ballerini & LANY – I Quit Drinking
38. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Big Red Machine featuring Taylor Swift – Renegade (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
12. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (17)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. P!nk – All I Know So Far (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Platt – Imagine (07) | PEAK: #07
08. Dua Lipa – Love Again (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
06. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nic D – Fine Apple (2)
2. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (3)
3. Sigrid – Mirror (4)
4. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (1)
5. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day (-)
6. Seb – Seaside (-)
7. Olivia Holt – Next (10)
8. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (-)
9. Zara Larsson – Right Here (6)
10. Ralph – Tommy (-)

In The Mix:
98 Degrees – Where Do You Wanna Go? (new)
Calum Scott – Biblical
Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan – By Your Side
Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be
Kane Brown x Blackbear – Memory (new)
Maisie Peters – Psycho
MAX & Ali Gatie – Butterflies
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – Stay (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Coldplay still believes in a “Higher Power”, as their current single endures for a third powerful week atop my personal chart. This week’s Biggest Mover in the countdown is “Renegade”, a collaboration from Big Red Machine (the duo of Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon) and Taylor Swift, leaping from 37-27. The three new singles on this week’s list are all impacting at different radio formats through the end of the month: Imagine Dragons head for adds at Alternative and Triple A radio this coming week with “Wrecked”, which lands at #38. Sliding in at #39, “I Quit Drinking” officially hits the Hot AC format next Monday for Kelsea Ballerini and LANY. Finally, at #40, chart newcomers SUPER-Hi x Neeka bask in their sunny outlook at Top 40 radio for the last Tuesday in July with “Following The Sun”, a song that is currently popular in Austria and Germany.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 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: Dua Lipa gets a whole lot of love again for her latest radio single. Let’s add ’em up:

“LOVE” FOR LIPA: After starting off with 49 early adds and a third place finish last Tuesday, Dua Lipa took over the top spot on the adds report this week with 56 more stations for “Love Again”, the new single from the Future Nostalgia album. The song entered the chart at #37 on the most recent update last weekend. It’s also picking up some minor airplay at the Hot AC and Rhythmic radio formats, though it hasn’t impacted at either of them yet.

Watch out for new and emerging singles from Trinidad Cardona and Maroon 5: the former and his “Dinero” tied for third place with 20 stations, thanks in part to its viral success on TikTok, while the latter picked up another 15 stations for their “Lost”, landing in fifth place.

Charting singles from Nic D, Tai Verdes and Tones And I 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. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
2. DOJA CAT featuring THE WEEKND, “You Right” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3-T. TATE MCRAE x KHALID, “Working” (RCA)
3-T. TRINIDAD CARDONA, “Dinero” (Run-It-Up/Island/Republic)
5-T. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)
5-T. TONES AND I, “Cloudy Day” (Bad Batch-Elektra/EMG)
7-T. NIC D, “Fine Apple” (Republic)
7-T. TAI VERDES, “A-O-K” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. GIVĒON, “Heartbreak Anniversary” (Not So Fast/Epic)
10. CHEAT CODES featuring TINASHE, “Lean On Me” (Further.)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 5-6, 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 two new songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
Album: Future Nostalgia (2020)
Past T40 History: Lipa just picked up her 14th top 40 hit with this tune, as “Levitating” comes off a three-week run at the top spot.

TRINIDAD CARDONA, “Dinero” (Run-It-Up/Island/Republic)
Album: (single only) (2018)
Past T40 History: This three-year-old single, which sits just below the top 50 at the format, remains viral on the video app TikTok.

Next week: The Top 40 panel makes a new musical memory with the latest release from Kane Brown and Blackbear.

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