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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 29, 2015

Overloading on pop bops.

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 four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 29, 2015…

Debuts:
40. PARACHUTE, “Crave”
39. EDEN XO, “The Weekend”
37. MATT WOODS, “In The Dark”

Biggest Mover(s):
MARTIN LUKE BROWN, “Take Out Of Me” (39-30, nine spots)

10. THE SCRIPT, “Man On A Wire” (up 3)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5

09. SCOTT HELMAN, “Bungalow” (up 1)
Album: Augusta (EP) (2014, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. NATE RUESS, “Nothing Without Love” (up 4)
Album: Grand Romantic (2015, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

07. TORI KELLY, “Nobody Love” (up 2)
Album: Unbreakable Smile (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. MAROON 5, “Sugar” (down 3)
Album: V (2015, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. LIFE OF DILLON, “Overload” (up 1)
Album: Prologue (EP) (2015, Disruptor/Epic Records)
Peak: #2

04. SAINT MOTEL, “My Type” (up 1)
Album: My Type (EP) (2014, Elektra Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Style” (down 2)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. YEARS & YEARS, “King” (up 1)
Album: Communion (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. ELLIE GOULDING, “Love Me Like You Do” (steady, third week)
Album: Fifty Shades Of Grey (Soundtrack) (2015, CT/Republic-Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for four 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 13, 2016

A youthful top ten from 2016.

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 three years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 13, 2016…

Debuts:
39. NICK FRADIANI, “Get You Home”
37. BANNERS, “Start A Riot”

Biggest Mover(s):
BARNS COURTNEY, “Fire” (36-28, eight spots)

10. ELLIE GOULDING, “Something In The Way You Move” (steady, third week)
Album: Delirium (2015, Polydor/Interscope Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. GWEN STEFANI, “Make Me Like You” (up 2)
Album: This Is What The Truth Feels Like (2016, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

08. ADELE, “When We Were Young” (down 3)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

07. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Oasis” (down 4)
Album: When The Morning Comes (2015, Black Magnetic/Epic Records)
Peak: #3

06. ZAYN, “Pillowtalk” (up 3)
Album: Mind Of Mine (2016, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. BEN RECTOR, “Brand New” (up 1)
Album: Brand New (2015, Aptly Named/Caroline/Capitol Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

04. SHAWN HOOK, “Sound Of Your Heart” (up 3)
Album: Analog Love (2015, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #4

03. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (down 2)
Album: Tangled Up (2015, Valory/BMLG Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. WALK THE MOON, “Work This Body” (up 2)
Album: Talking Is Hard (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. TROYE SIVAN, “Youth” (up 1)
Album: Blue Neighbourhood (2015, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of February 22, 2019

The “Wait” is over.

There’s snow way you won’t enjoy one or more of this week’s top new releases, including several big R&B and rap titles. These are all the notable albums and singles hitting the market this Friday:

KEHLANI – While We Wait (iTunes)
Features: the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “Nights Like This”, currently in the top 40 on the Rhythmic chart

OFFSET – Father Of 4 (iTunes)
Features: “Red Room”, a recent instant grat/digital release that is not currently on any radio chart

Notable albums out this week: Adia Victoria‘s Silences (iTunes), Badflower‘s OK, I’m Sick (iTunes), Benjamin Ingrosso‘s Identification (Deluxe) (iTunes), Gary Clark Jr.‘s This Land (iTunes), Il Volo‘s Musica (iTunes), Julia Jacklin‘s Crushing (iTunes), Kerli‘s Shadow Works (iTunes), Lil Pump‘s Harverd Dropout (iTunes), Mike Shinoda‘s Post Traumatic (Deluxe) (iTunes), Tyla Yaweh‘s Heart Full Of Rage (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Anna Clendening‘s Waves (iTunes), Christopher‘s Under The Surface (iTunes), Cody Simpson‘s B-Sides: We Had (iTunes), Cotis‘s Wait! (iTunes), Grandson‘s A Modern Tragedy, Vol. 2 (iTunes), Lauren Duski‘s Midwestern Girl (iTunes), Monét X Change‘s Unapologetically (iTunes), Raja Kumari‘s Bloodline (iTunes), Rak-Su‘s Rome (iTunes), Travis Thompson‘s Runaways (iTunes), Uffie‘s Tokyo Love Hotel (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“17”, Spencer (iTunes)
“27 (Sad Signs)” and “Sad Junipero”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“A Million Times”, T-Pain featuring O.T. Genasis (iTunes)
“All In My Head”, Sonny Alven featuring LOVA (iTunes)
“Animal”, Max Styler featuring Elanese (iTunes)
“Are You Lonely”, Steve Aoki & Alan Walker featuring ISÁK (iTunes)
“Better Off”, Ookay (iTunes)
“Bloqueo”, Lele Pons & Fuego (iTunes)
“Call My Name”, Belle Lucia (iTunes)
“Chances”, Dido (iTunes)
“Claudia”, FINNEAS (iTunes)
“Close To You”, Alice Ivy featuring Flint Eastwood (iTunes)
“Confident”, Carlos Vara (iTunes)
“Die Happy”, DREAMERS (iTunes)
“Do You Remember”, Ellie Goulding (iTunes)
“Down Side Of Up”, Jack Gray (iTunes)
“Fast Times”, Albert Hammond, Jr. (iTunes)
“Feel Something”, Adam Lambert (iTunes)
“Fighter”, Jung Youth x Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Fireworks”, XYLØ (iTunes)
“First Time”, Timeflies (iTunes)
“Gangsta Fever”, YoungBoy Never Broke Again (iTunes)
“Good Reasons”, Jon Lemmon (iTunes)
“Hang On A Little Longer”, UNSECRET featuring Ruelle (iTunes)
“History”, Fetty Wap (iTunes)
“Hold On To Happiness”, Rhys Lewis (iTunes)
“I Guess I Just Feel Like”, John Mayer (iTunes)
“If 8 Were 9”, David Gray (iTunes)
“Just A Little Bit”, Norah Jones (iTunes)
“Keep On Breaking My Heart”, Seramic (iTunes)
“Lady Like”, Ingrid Andress (iTunes)
“Lead Me Back”, San Holo (iTunes)
“Let’s Shut Up And Dance”, Jason Derulo, Lay and NCT 127 (iTunes)
“Living In L.A.”, Weezer (iTunes)
“Lookin’ For”, Digital Farm Animals featuring Danny Ocean (iTunes)
“Love Is Madness”, Thirty Seconds To Mars featuring Emma (iTunes)
“Melodies”, Hot Shade featuring Nomi Bontegard (iTunes)
“Mute”, Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“No Call, No Reply”, Nightly (iTunes)
“No Sleep”, Martin Garrix featuring Bonn (iTunes)
“None Of This Has Been About You”, Spencer Sutherland (iTunes)
“Not Giving In”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Old Bone (Jim-E Stack Remix)”, Wet (iTunes)
“Old Fashioned”, Bruno Major (iTunes)
“One Less Day (Dying Young)”, Rob Thomas (iTunes)
“Peer Pressure”, James Bay featuring Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Pictures”, Judah & The Lion featuring Kacey Musgraves (iTunes)
“Power”, James Morrison (iTunes)
“Run”, Harrison Storm (iTunes)
“Sick Too”, Thoreau & Darci (iTunes)
“Starlight”, ALMA (iTunes)
“Stray”, Grace VanderWaal (iTunes)
“Suitcase”, James TW (iTunes)
“Sweat (When I Think About You)”, Stanaj (iTunes)
“Sweet Little Lies”, bülow (iTunes)
“Take Off”, Stefflon Don x Kojo Funds (iTunes)
“The Dirt (1981)”, Mötley Crüe featuring Machine Gun Kelly (iTunes)
“Theme Song (I’m Far Away)”, (iTunes)
“The Bones”, Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Thotiana (Remix)”, Blueface featuring Cardi B & YG (iTunes)
“Tia Tamera”, Doja Cat featuring Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Unofficial Love (RAMPANT Remix)”, Kyan Palmer x nicopop. featuring Yung Lamby (iTunes)
“Walk Me Home”, P!nk (iTunes)
“Walkin’ Home”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Whiskey In The Jar”, Bryan Adams (iTunes)
“Wide Awake”, Petit Biscuit (iTunes)
“Wiser”, Jesse Saint John (iTunes)
“Yellow”, Oliver Nelson & Tobtok featuring Liv Dawson (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Hozier, Tom Walker, Weezer and many more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 13, 2015

Lighting up the charts in 2015.

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 three years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 13, 2015…

Debuts:
40. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Pride”
39. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Oasis”
37. MICHAEL BUBLE, “The More You Give (The More You’ll Have)”

Biggest Mover(s):
ADELE, “When We Were Young” (35-21, fourteen spots)

10. GWEN STEFANI, “Used To Love You” (up 1)
Album: This Is What The Truth Feels Like (2016, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

09. ROB THOMAS, “Hold On Forever” (up 1)
Album: The Great Unknown (2015, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #9

08. DNCE, “Cake By The Ocean” (up 1)
Album: DNCE (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #4

07. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “High Dive” (down 3)
Album: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness (2015, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. THE 1975, “Love Me” (steady, second week)
Album: I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (2015, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. ONE DIRECTION, “Perfect” (up 2)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

04. BANNERS, “Shine A Light” (up 1)
Album: BANNERS (2015, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #4

03. COLDPLAY, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (steady, second week)
Album: A Head Full Of Dreams (2015, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. ELLIE GOULDING, “On My Mind” (steady, third week)
Album: Delirium (2015, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. ADELE, “Hello” (steady, fourth week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven 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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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (December 11, 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: will the year end on a broken heart? Well, only in song title, that is. Before the holiday freeze hits, time to do our thing and add ’em up:

HEART OF THE HOLIDAYS: Not much is changing around these parts this week, as “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” stays at #1 on the adds report at the format for Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus, picking up another 49 new stations. Much of the rest of the top ten is filled with familiar names, including Ava Max, Zara Larsson and more. The former’s first chart release, which finishes in second place, has 21 new stations for the week. All three records are now in the top 40 and moving up.

Keep an eye on Lauren Daigle‘s song “You Say”, a chart-topper on the Christian AC list that’s well into the top 20 on the national Hot AC survey. It impacts at the Top 40 format on January 15 and ties for tenth place this week with 11 new stations.

The first impact date of 2019 is scheduled for January 8: so far, Sabrina Carpenter‘s single “Sue Me” will be officially headed for adds at the format that Tuesday following some early action in the past few weeks. Until then, happy holidays from PGTC!

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. MARK RONSON featuring MILEY CYRUS, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” (RCA)
2. AVA MAX, “Sweet But Psycho” (APG/Atlantic)
3. ELLIE GOULDING x DIPLO featuring SWAE LEE, “Close To Me” (Interscope)
4-T. DJ SNAKE featuring SELENA GOMEZ, OZUNA & CARDI B, “Taki Taki” (Geffen/Interscope)
4-T. ZARA LARSSON, “Ruin My Life” (TEN/Epic)
6. CHARLI XCX featuring TROYE SIVAN, “1999” (Atlantic/EMG)
7. THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring KELSEA BALLERINI, “This Feeling” (Disruptor/Columbia)
8-T. BAD BUNNY featuring DRAKE, “MIA” (Rimas/OVO Sound/Warner Bros.)
8-T. XXXTENTACTION x LIL PUMP featuring MALUMA & SWAE LEE, “Arms Around You” (EMPIRE-Warner Bros.)
10-T. DAN + SHAY, “Tequila” (Warner Bros.)
10-T. LAUREN DAIGLE, “You Say” (Centricity/12Tone/Warner Bros.)
10-T. TRAVIS SCOTT, “Sicko Mode” (Epic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (December 4, 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: we break it down with two former chart-toppers at the format on that trip to the top of the adds report that we do every Tuesday. So, let’s add ’em up:

NOTHING BREAKS LIKE A CHART: After a top five debut on iTunes and plenty of early radio action, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” scores big this week for Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus, picking up 82 stations on impact. The song will be featured on a forthcoming album by Ronson, due sometime in 2019. No other track comes close to that total on the latest update, but another hit that’s impacting this week finishes in the runner-up position with 25 new stations. The latest crossover track from R&B singer Ella Mai is “Trip”, which recently reached #1 on the Urban chart and remains in the top five on the Rhythmic chart. Otherwise, most of the songs in the top ten this week are repeat titles and/or already established hits trying to close out the panel.

Next week is anyone’s guess, as no prominent titles are currently scheduled to impact. Stay tuned for more information.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. MARK RONSON featuring MILEY CYRUS, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” (RCA)
2. ELLA MAI, “Trip” (10 Summers/Interscope)
3-T. DJ SNAKE featuring SELENA GOMEZ, OZUNA & CARDI B, “Taki Taki” (Geffen/Interscope)
3-T. ELLIE GOULDING x DIPLO featuring SWAE LEE, “Close To Me” (Interscope)
3-T. THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring KELSEA BALLERINI, “This Feeling” (Disruptor/Columbia)
6-T. GUCCI MANE, BRUNO MARS & KODAK BLACK, “Wake Up In The Sky” (Atlantic)
6-T. XXXTENTACTION x LIL PUMP featuring MALUMA & SWAE LEE, “Arms Around You” (EMPIRE-Warner Bros.)
8. KHALID, “Better” (Right Hand/RCA)
9-T. ARIANA GRANDE, “Thank U, Next” (Republic)
9-T. RITA ORA, “Let You Love Me” (Warner Bros.)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 27, 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: Brrrr! The numbers are very chilly, as radio prepares for the annual freeze for the holidays. Let’s add ’em up:

SO “CLOSE” TO CHRISTMAS: With the Thanksgiving holiday having just passed, it’s no surprise to see that most reporters on the pop panel didn’t post any (or as many) adds this Tuesday. As a result, it was mostly established singles out in front, with “Close To Me” by Ellie Goulding x Diplo featuring Swae Lee collecting 20 adds and the top position. Ariana Grande followed in the runner-up position with another 16 adds for “Thank U, Next”. You can find the rest of the significant titles (and ties) below.

Next week, the top ten should look more lively with continued add support for “1999”, the current collaboration from Charli XCX and Troye Sivan, as well as “Trip”, the potential second top 40 single for Ella Mai. Who else is due for a solid impact week? Find out soon.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. ELLIE GOULDING x DIPLO featuring SWAE LEE, “Close To Me” (Interscope)
2. ARIANA GRANDE, “Thank U, Next” (Republic)
3. THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring KELSEA BALLERINI, “This Feeling” (Disruptor/Columbia)
4-T. AVA MAX, “Sweet But Psycho” (APG/Atlantic)
4-T. DJ SNAKE featuring SELENA GOMEZ, OZUNA & CARDI B, “Taki Taki” (Geffen/Interscope)
6-T. BENNY BLANCO & CALVIN HARRIS, “I Found You” (Columbia-Interscope)
6-T. CHARLI XCX featuring TROYE SIVAN, “1999” (Atlantic/EMG)
6-T. GUCCI MANE, BRUNO MARS & KODAK BLACK, “Wake Up In The Sky” (Atlantic)
6-T. TRAVIS SCOTT, “Sicko Mode” (Epic)
10. ZARA LARSSON, “Ruin My Life” (TEN/Epic)

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