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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 7, 2018)

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. Q4 in the music industry is getting crazy, so prepare yourself for a massive shift after this week’s more quiet results. That being said, here’s what’s popping this Sunday:

SECONDS FOR SECONDS: No surprises at the top this week, as “Youngblood” by 5 Seconds Of Summer holds steady at #1 in the Top 40 world. As mentioned last week, it’s the first chart-topper at the format for the Australian band, who also rise to #6 on the latest Hot AC list. Surprisingly enough, “Youngblood” reaches the top 40 on a third chart this week: the AC survey, where the tune is up roughly 60 spins from last Sunday. With the global hit still in positive territory on the Top 40 airwaves, it could land a third week at the summit, but there are several competitors in the mix that, if not next week, will definitely be at the top later this month.

DO RE “ME”: Only one new title makes the top 40 this week at the format, with Kim Petras climbing from 42-40 with “Heart To Break”. It’s her first song to enter the region, making Petras one of the first transgender performers to pull off the feat. Several spots lower, we find three singles entering the top 50 this week. The highest, checking in at #47, is “Without Me” by Halsey, a singer who also appears at #14 as a vocalist on the Benny Blanco hit “Eastside”. Her newest single reached #2 on iTunes earlier this week. On a hot streak with her second chart entry here, another collaboration, Elley Duhé links with Gryffin for this week’s #48 single, “Tie Me Down”. It’s the first time in the top 50 for the New York-based musician and producer, born Dan Griffith, though he’s previously received some minor airplay at the fomat before. Lastly, at #49, Why Don’t We jumps aboard with their third chart entry, which is also the title cut from their recent album 8 Letters. Will all three songs reach the top 40 in the coming weeks? Stay tuned, folks.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (September 24-25, 2018)

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 – “Girls” (Epic)
EP: Hopeful (2018)
Past T40 History: Mitchell is a newcomer here. It’s unrelated to a 2014 song with the same title by The 1975, which reached #28.

DEAN LEWIS – “Be Alright” (Island/Republic)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Lewis is a newcomer here. His single, which is nearing the top 20 at Hot AC radio, hit #1 in his native Australia.

GRYFFIN & ELLEY DUHÉ – “Tie Me Down” (Darkroom/Geffen)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Gryffin has received Top 40 airplay in the past, but hasn’t charted. Duhé sings on Zedd‘s release “Happy Now”.

YG featuring 2 CHAINZ, BIG SEAN & NICKI MINAJ – “Big Bank” (Def Jam)
Album: Stay Dangerous (2018)
Past T40 History: Three of the artists (excluding Minaj) on this single have only reached the top ten here as a featured performer.

Next week: It all falls on ODESZA and Sasha Sloan to slay the panel with their collaboration. Find out how it does on Tuesday.

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

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 10, 2018

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You can have it all this week: pop, rock, rap and more! The schedule may be light, but there’s plenty of variety in the mix. These are the notable digital and physical releases headed into the market this Friday:

JASON MRAZ – Know. (iTunes)
Mraz’s first studio album in just over four years features the top ten Hot AC hit “Have It All”, his first to reach the region since 2012’s “I Won’t Give Up”. Though its lack of streaming (compared to some of the larger rap titles as of late) will prevent it from debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200 list, we’ll have to wait and see if the set becomes his third studio album in a row to enter and peak at #2.

Notable albums out this week: Capital Cities‘s Solarize (iTunes), Jordan Smith‘s Only Love (iTunes), Medasin‘s Irene (iTunes), Trippie Redd‘s Life’s A Trip (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Elley Duhé‘s Dragon Mentality (iTunes), Maty Noyes‘s Love Songs From A Lolita (iTunes), Morgan Evans‘s EP (iTunes), Stela Cole‘s Throwing Up Butterflies (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“8 Letters”, Why Don’t We (iTunes)
“Album Of The Year (Freestyle)”, J. Cole (iTunes)
“All Of It”, Cole Swindell (iTunes)
“All Washed Out”, DREAMERS (iTunes)
“Animal”, Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“Baby, You Make Me Crazy (Fiction Remix)”, Sam Smith (iTunes)
“Back To You (Joey Pecoraro Remix)”, Selena Gomez (iTunes)
“Before U I Didn’t Exist”, FRND (iTunes)
“Better”, Chantel Jeffries featuring BlocBoy JB & Vory (iTunes)
“Between You & Me”, One Bit + Louisa (iTunes)
“Bloom”, Adam Friedman (iTunes)
“Bury Me”, Plain White T’s (iTunes)
“Car Confessions”, Young M.A (iTunes)
“Capricorn”, Elderbrook (iTunes)
“Coming Home”, ZHU featuring Majid Jordan (iTunes)
“Dance Away My Broken Heart”, Abby Anderson (iTunes)
“dear insecurity”, gnash featuring Ben Abraham (iTunes)
“Dear Sense”, Louis The Child with MAX (iTunes)
“Do You Think About Me”, Captain Cuts & Zookëper featuring Georgia Ku (iTunes)
“Drink About (Clean Bandit Remix)”, Seeb & Dagny (iTunes)
“Excuse Me”, Ro James (iTunes)
“Fool”, Jetta (iTunes)
“Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)”, Cher (iTunes)
“Goldchains (Acoustic)”, Tyde Levi (iTunes)
“Gold Rush (Photay Remix)”, Death Cab For Cutie (iTunes)
“Hash Pipe”, Toto (iTunes)
“I Don’t Want To”, Be The Bear (iTunes)
“I Need To Know” and “Right Here”, R.LUM.R (iTunes)
“I’m Good”, Wafia (iTunes)
“Like Everybody Else (Acoustic)”, Lennon Stella (iTunes)
“Liquid”, RuthAnne (iTunes)
“Lonely Girls”, Vanessa Carlton (iTunes)
“Loyal To Me”, Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“Mean To Me”, StayLoose & ROZES (iTunes)
“Monsters”, Seafret (iTunes)
“My Story”, Loren Gray (iTunes)
“New Light (Zookëper Remix)”, John Mayer (iTunes)
“No Getting Older”, Mitch James (iTunes)
“Numb”, Sabrina Claudio (iTunes)
“On My Way To You”, Cody Johnson (iTunes)
“Peach”, Broods (iTunes)
“Phantom Of The Dance Floor”, Kiesza (iTunes)
“Play”, Dave Grohl (iTunes)
“Pretty Girl”, Stefflon Don featuring Tiggs Da Author (iTunes)
“Saltwater”, Jeffrey James (iTunes)
“Shame”, Elle King (iTunes)
“Sharna”, WSTRN (iTunes)
“Sola”, Jessie Reyez (iTunes)
“Summer Days (Galantis Remix)”, A R I Z O N A (iTunes)
“Swimming With Sharks”, Dave Edwards x Fly By Midnight (iTunes)
“Téquila Limonada”, Netsky featuring A.CHAL (iTunes)
“Thunderclouds”, LSD (Labrinth/Sia/Diplo) (iTunes)
“To Be Free”, Passenger (iTunes)
“Trouble”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Weekend”, Kane Brown (iTunes)
“Whiplash”, R3HAB x Kaela Sinclair (iTunes)

Next week: look out for new albums from Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and more. 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 (July 31, 2018)

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: there’s a “no brainer” leading the charge at the format, while several more collaborations are poised to fly up the charts in the coming weeks. Let’s add ’em up:

INSANE IN THE “BRAINER”: Following their hit “I’m The One” last year, which spent five weeks at #3 that June and July, the second collaboration by DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper and Quavo easily secures the top spot on the newest adds report at Top 40 radio. “No Brainer”, which also recently led the all-genre chart at iTunes, had a triple-digit finish with a total of 148 stations on impact. The single is featured on DJ Khaled’s forthcoming album, Father Of Asahd, due in October.

There’s also significant action from the panel for “Side Effects”, the latest collaboration from duo The Chainsmokers featuring a frequent writer and singer for the two men, Emily Warren. It starts at 81 stations for a very strong second place finish. Warren is a co-writer on the duo’s Daya-assisted hit “Don’t Let Me Down”, which totaled three weeks at #1 in June and July of 2016. Warren is also heard (though uncredited) on their hit “Paris” from the following year, a #3 hit for three weeks that April.

Next week, look out for Anne-Marie‘s “2002” and Logic & Ryan Tedder‘s “One Day” to reach the top five on the weekly report.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. DJ KHALED featuring JUSTIN BIEBER, CHANCE THE RAPPER & QUAVO, “No Brainer” (We The Best/Epic)
2. THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring EMILY WARREN, “Side Effects” (Disruptor/Columbia)
3. ZEDD & ELLEY DUHÉ, “Happy Now” (Interscope)
4. ARIANA GRANDE, “God Is A Woman” (Republic)
5. DRAKE, “In My Feelings” (YMCMB/Republic)
6. BENNY BLANCO, HALSEY & KHALID, “Eastside” (Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope)
7-T. CHARLIE PUTH, “The Way I Am” (Artist Partner/Atlantic)
7-T. CHILDISH GAMBINO, “Summertime Magic” (Wolf & Rothstein/RCA)
9. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Natural” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
10. JUICE WRLD, “Lucid Dreams” (Grade A/Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 30-31, 2018)

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 tunes impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

CHEAT CODES & LITTLE MIX – “Only You” (300 Ent.)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Little Mix has struggled with the U.S. radio audience, with four minor top 40 tunes to date. Will this go further?

CHILDISH GAMBINO – “Summertime Magic” (Wolf & Rothstein/RCA)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Though “This Is America” just missed the top 40 here, it stormed into the top ten at Rhythmic and Urban radio.

DJ KHALED featuring JUSTIN BIEBER, CHANCE THE RAPPER & QUAVO – “No Brainer” (We The Best/Epic)
Album: Father Of Asahd (2018)
Past T40 History: This lineup previously entered the top 40 last summer with the hit “I’m The One”, which spent five weeks at #3.

THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring EMILY WARREN – “Side Effects” (Disruptor/Columbia)
EP: Sick Boy… Side Effects (2018)
Past T40 History: Warren last sang on a chart song by the duo as an unbilled performer on 2017’s “Paris”, which got as high as #3.

ZEDD & ELLEY DUHÉ – “Happy Now” (Interscope)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Zedd’s been hitting the pop survey since 2012, scoring a pair of #1 hits in the process. Duhé is a newcomer here.

Next week: Anne-Marie takes us back to “2002”, while Logic and Ryan Tedder wonder if for “One Day” that they’ll the #1 song on the Most Added list. We’ll see next Tuesday.

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