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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: May 3, 2015

The top hits from six years (and 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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of May 3, 2015…

Debuts:
40. WALK THE MOON, “Different Colors”

36. ADAM LAMBERT, “Ghost Town”

Biggest Mover(s):
GAVIN JAMES, “The Book Of Love” (39-33)
SAM HUNT, “Take Your Time” (33-27, six spots)

10. DELTA RAE, “Scared” (steady, second week)
Album: After It All (2015, Sire/Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

09. MAT KEARNEY, “Billion” (steady, second week)
Album: Just Kids (2015, Republic Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

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

07. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “I Really Like You” (up 1)
Album: E·MO·TION (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. THE SCRIPT, “Man On A Wire” (up 1)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5

05. LIFE OF DILLON, “Overload” (down 3)
Album: Prologue (EP) (2015, Disruptor/Epic Records)
Peak: #2

04. ELLIE GOULDING, “Love Me Like You Do” (steady, second week)
Album: Fifty Shades Of Grey (Soundtrack) (2015, CT/Republic-Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. NATE RUESS, “Nothing Without Love” (up 2)
Album: Grand Romantic (2015, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

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

01. SAINT MOTEL, “My Type” (steady, second week)
Album: My Type (EP) (2014, Elektra Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 15, 2015

Funking up the chart.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 15, 2015…

Debuts:
38. LIFEHOUSE, “Hurricane”
33. TORI KELLY, “Nobody Love”

Biggest Mover(s):
FANCY REAGAN, “Knock Me Out” (up 37-29, eight spots)

10. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Blank Space” (down 1)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

09. ANDY GRAMMER, “Honey, I’m Good” (up 2)
Album: Magazines Or Novels (2014, S-Curve/Hollywood Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. ELLIE GOULDING, “Love Me Like You Do” (up 2)
Album: Fifty Shades Of Grey (Soundtrack) (2015, CT/Republic-Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

07. MARTIN LUKE BROWN, “Nostalgia” (steady, third week)
Album: Nostalgia (Single) (2014, Parlophone Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

06. ONE DIRECTION, “Night Changes” (down 1)
Album: FOUR (2014, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

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

04. MARK RONSON featuring BRUNO MARS, “Uptown Funk” (down 1)
Album: Uptown Special (2015, RCA Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. ED SHEERAN, “Thinking Out Loud” (down 2)
Album: x (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. MAT KEARNEY, “Heartbeat” (up 2)
Album: JUST KIDS (2015, Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. THE SCRIPT, “No Good In Goodbye” (up 1)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 6, 2015

The chart icing on the “Cake”.

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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 6, 2015…

Debuts:
40. TRAIN, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
35. ADELE, “When We Were Young”

Biggest Mover(s):
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away” (35-29)
THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (32-26)
KELLY CLARKSON, “Piece By Piece” (21-15, six spots)

10. ROB THOMAS, “Hold On Forever” (up 2)
Album: The Great Unknown (2015, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #9

09. DNCE, “Cake By The Ocean” (up 2)
Album: DNCE (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #4

08. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Wildest Dreams” (down 2)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #2

07. ONE DIRECTION, “Perfect” (up 1)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

06. THE 1975, “Love Me” (up 1)
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. BANNERS, “Shine A Light” (steady, third week)
Album: BANNERS (2015, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #4

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

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

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

01. ADELE, “Hello” (steady, third week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 17, 2020

Ready, set, Kygo.

What’s New Music Friday got to do with it? Well, more than you think! Check out these notable albums and EPs from Alessia Cara, Blackbear, Ellie Goulding, Pink Sweat$, StaySolidRocky, The Chicks and others, as well as the latest singles from DJ Khaled, Jxdn, Keith Urban, Kygo, Powfu, Steve Aoki and more. Get collaborative and bop away:

Notable albums out this week: Alessia Cara‘s This Summer: Live Off The Floor (iTunes), Alice Ivy‘s Don’t Sleep (iTunes), BTS‘s Map Of The Soul: 7 ~The Journey~ (iTunes), Bush‘s The Kingdom (iTunes), COTIS‘s Reckless (iTunes), Ellie Goulding‘s Brightest Blue (iTunes), Jhené Aiko‘s Chilombo (Deluxe) (iTunes), KYLE‘s See You When I Am Famous (iTunes), Lianne La Havas‘s Lianne La Havas (iTunes), LoveLeo‘s Look At This Mess I’ve Made (iTunes), Meghan Trainor‘s Treat Myself (Deluxe) (iTunes), Oliver Tree‘s Ugly Is Beautiful (iTunes), The Aces‘s Under My Influence (iTunes), The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks)‘s Gaslighter (iTunes), The Pretenders‘s Hate For Sale (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Alextbh‘s The Chase (iTunes), Blackbear‘s Everything Means Nothing (Part 1) (iTunes), Father John Misty‘s Anthem + 3 (iTunes), Gracie Abrams‘s Minor (iTunes), J.I. The Prince Of NY‘s Welcome To GStarr, Vol. 1 (iTunes), Joey Bada$$‘s The Light Pack (iTunes), Livingston‘s Lighthouse (iTunes), Nasty Cherry‘s Season 2 (iTunes), Peter Manos‘s Do You Turn Red? (iTunes), Pink Sweat$‘s The Prelude (iTunes), Sarah Barrios‘s Letters I Never Sent (iTunes), StaySolidRocky‘s Fallin’ (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1, 2”, Mxmtoon featuring Chloe Moriondo (iTunes)
“12 Steps”, CXLOE (iTunes)
“17again”, Powfu (iTunes)
“30”, Badflower (iTunes)
“500 Veces”, Ally Brooke x Messiah (iTunes)
“All Time High”, MarcLo (iTunes)
“All Up In My Head”, ROZES (iTunes)
“American Youth French Kissing”, Eden XO (iTunes)
“Angels & Kings”, Quarry (iTunes)
“Anyone Else”, Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Blame”, Grace Carter & Jacob Banks (iTunes)
“Blame It On You”, Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Break”, Julia Stone (iTunes)
“Broken”, Lund, Lil Skies & Noah Cyrus (iTunes)
“Brokenhearted”, Joan (iTunes)
“Bruised And Bloodied”, Seether (iTunes)
“California”, Somegirlnamedanna (iTunes)
“Californian Lullaby”, Stellie (iTunes)
“Candy”, Serena Ryder (iTunes)
“Care”, Beabadoobee (iTunes)
“Classic”, Cam (iTunes)
“Coming Closer”, Duckwrth featuring G.L.A.M. & Juliana Romana (iTunes)
“Cry Dancing”, NOTD & Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“CWJBHN”, Jake Scott & Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“Distant Axis”, Matt Berninger (iTunes)
“Do You Need Me”, Lewis Del Mar (iTunes)
“Don’t Call Again”, Tkay Maidza featuring Kari Faux (iTunes)
“Don’t Give Up On Me”, Jamie Cullum (iTunes)
“Drown”, Lecrae featuring John Legend (iTunes)
“Easy”, Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“Egg McMuffin”, SEB (iTunes)
“Everything”, Birdtunes (iTunes)
“Everything’s Wrong”, Chaz Cardigan (iTunes)
“For The Night”, Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“F**k, I Luv My Friends”, Renforshort (iTunes)
“Funny”, Zedd & Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)
“Get Paid”, Aluna featuring Princess Nokia & Jada Kingdom (iTunes)
“Girl”, SAYGRACE (iTunes)
“Greece” and “Popstar”, DJ Khaled featuring Drake (iTunes)
“Hit Me Back”, Conor Matthews featuring Social House (iTunes)
“Hold Ya”, Brasstracks & Lawrence (iTunes)
“Honey”, Boy Pablo (iTunes)
“Hurricane”, Anson Seabra (iTunes)
“I Still Do”, Kiiara (iTunes)
“I Think I Wanna Be Alone”, Mazie (iTunes)
“IDK Where I’m At RN”, Gavin Haley (iTunes)
“I’ll Be Your Friend”, Benny Benassi & CeCe Rogers (iTunes)
“Imagine”, Steve Aoki & Frank Walker featuring AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Is A Light Ever Lost”, Dustin Tebbutt (iTunes)
“Jeepster”, Joan Jett (iTunes)
“Last Night!”, Gaff (iTunes)
“Live Without Your Love”, Calvin Harris & Love Regenerator featuring Steve Lacy (iTunes)
“Loose Ends”, Illy featuring G Flip (iTunes)
“Lost Without You”, Fly By Midnight featuring Clara Mae (iTunes)
“Lovers (Home Made)”, Anna Of The North (iTunes)
“Mala (Remix)”, Pitbull featuring Becky G & De La Ghetto (iTunes)
“Meant To Be”, Will Hyde (iTunes)
“Nectarines”, MELVV featuring Royal & The Serpent (iTunes)
“Never Sleep”, Kota Banks (iTunes)
“Night Garden”, BENEE featuring Kenny Beats & Bakar (iTunes)
“No Home For The Brave”, Guapdad 4000 (iTunes)
“No Smoke”, Lu Kala (iTunes)
“Nothing Else I Could Do”, Ella Jane (iTunes)
“One Love”, The Amplified Project (iTunes)
“Orange Peel”, Gayle (iTunes)
“Otherside”, Jon Lemmon (iTunes)
“Paralyzed”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“People I Don’t Like”, UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Play Fight”, THEY. & Tinashe (iTunes)
“Professional”, ANNALIA (iTunes)
“Rain On Me (Purple Disco Remix)”, Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande (iTunes)
“Rascal (Superstar)”, Tinashe (iTunes)
“Real Girl”, NGOIZE (iTunes)
“Rise”, Lido (iTunes)
“Roses (Imanbek Remix)”, SAINt JHN featuring J Balvin (iTunes)
“Rush”, Once A Tree (iTunes)
“Savage”, Bahari featuring BIA (iTunes)
“Selene”, NIKI (iTunes)
“Shoes”, Lupe Fiasco featuring Virgil Abloh (iTunes)
“Smile”, Wizkid featuring H.E.R. (iTunes)
“So What!”, Jxdn (iTunes)
“Strangers”, Lillian Hepler (iTunes)
“Strawberry Lipstick”, YUNGBLUD (iTunes)
“Stuntin’ On You”, Tyla Yaweh featuring DaBaby (iTunes)
“Sucker”, Kwassa (iTunes)
“Sunrise”, Michelle (iTunes)
“Superman”, Keith Urban (iTunes)
“Tanlines”, PHANGS (iTunes)
“Tell Me Why”, The Kid LAROI (iTunes)
“The Machine”, Oliver Malcolm (iTunes)
“Things I Thought Were Mine”, Alfie Templeman (iTunes)
“Thinking About You”, R3HAB x Winona Oak (iTunes)
“This Is How U Feel (COASTR. Remix)”, Loote (iTunes)
“Throwback Thursday”, Johan Lenox, Lil Keed & Kota The Friend (iTunes)
“To Be Young”, Anne-Marie featuring Doja Cat (iTunes)
“Unsaid (Reimagined)” and “White Noise (Reimagined)”, Flor (iTunes)
“Uterus”, Elliphant (iTunes)
“Wait For Me”, Takis featuring Goody Grace & Tory Lanez (iTunes)
“Weekend”, Isac Elliot (iTunes)
“What’s Love Got To Do With It”, Kygo x Tina Turner (iTunes)
“Where Would We Be Now?”, Steve Appleton (iTunes)
“Young Heart”, Kara Marni featuring Russ (iTunes)

Next week, the latest singles from Jason Derulo and Little Mix are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 3, 2020

Dancing into another Friday.

As we make it through the July 4th weekend, have a hit holiday and turn on the new singles from artists such as Ellie Goulding, Evanescence, Joel Corry, LANY, Saweetie, Seeb, The Veronicas and more. Here come the fireworks:

Notable albums out this week: Gucci Mane‘s So Icy Summer (iTunes), HONNE‘s No Song Without You (iTunes), Pop Smoke‘s Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon (iTunes), Willie Nelson‘s First Rose Of Spring (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Dan D’Lion‘s When One Thing Leads To Another (iTunes), The Kooks‘s Unshelved: Part III (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“American”, JRM (iTunes)
“Are U Down”, Jayda G (iTunes)
“Biting My Tongue”, The Veronicas (iTunes)
“Bold Me”, Lennixx (iTunes)
“Butterflies Pt. 2 (Remix)”, Queen Naija & Wale (iTunes)
“Change Ya Life”, Shoreline Mafia (iTunes)
“Cold Blooded”, UNSECRET featuring Hulvey & Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Coño”, Jason Derulo x Puri x Jhorrmountain (iTunes)
“Cool Off”, The New Coast (iTunes)
“Daisies (Acoustic)”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Dance Dance Dance (Acoustic)”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Decide To Be Happy”, MisterWives (iTunes)
“Depression”, Quando Rondo (iTunes)
“Don’t You Wanna Play?”, SeebJulie Bergan (iTunes)
“Dopamine”, Kungs featuring JHart (iTunes)
“Ego Death”, Ty Dolla $ign featuring Kanye West, FKA Twigs & Skrillex (iTunes)
“Emily”, New Rules (iTunes)
“Eyes Of A Child”, Christine And The Queens (iTunes)
“Faces”, Buddy featuring Lucky Daye (iTunes)
“Flood My Wrist”, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie & Don Q featuring Lil Uzi Vert (iTunes)
“Forget About Us” and “Hopeless”, Clinton Kane (iTunes)
“Gotham”, Tokyo’s Revenge (iTunes)
“Haven’t Been There For You”, Peter Fenn (iTunes)
“Head & Heart”, Joel Corry featuring MNEK (iTunes)
“Heat Waves”, Glass Animals (iTunes)
“Heavy”, Bow Anderson (iTunes)
“Hurt So Bad”, Cian Ducrot (iTunes)
“I Can Feel Alive”, R3HAB featuring A R I Z O N A (iTunes)
“I Don’t Wanna Move” and “Look Back For Me”, SEB (iTunes)
“I Used To Be Cool”, Bright Light Bright Light (iTunes)
“Ice Cream & Cigarettes”, Sophia Messa (iTunes)
“IDWGTYP”, Lovelytheband (iTunes)
“If I Can’t Have You”, Tone Damli (iTunes)
“If This Is The Last Time”, LANY (iTunes)
“If You Leave”, Sky McCreery (iTunes)
“I’m Ready”, Maia Wright (iTunes)
“Island”, The Avener x Maddy (iTunes)
“Just Because”, Cape Francis (iTunes)
“Let It Go”, Josefine (iTunes)
“Like No One Does (Acoustic)”, Jake Scott (iTunes)
“Live From The Villa”, Russ (iTunes)
“Malleable”, Max Leone (iTunes)
“Me About Me”, RaeLynn (iTunes)
“Me Without You”, Hannah Jane Lewis (iTunes)
“Montgomery Forever”, The Front Bottoms (iTunes)
“More”, Keshi (iTunes)
“My High”, Disclosure & Slowthai featuring Aminé (iTunes)
“My House”, Elderbrook (iTunes)
“Obvious Guy”, Alfie Templeman (iTunes)
“Own Arms”, Ben Hobbs (iTunes)
“Paranoia”, JXN (iTunes)
“Post Humorous”, Gus Dapperton (iTunes)
“Pretty Bitch Freestyle”, Saweetie (iTunes)
“Queen Of Silver Linings”, Amy Allen (iTunes)
“Rage”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“Rather Be You”, Tom Gregory (iTunes)
“Recession Proof”, Yo Gotti (iTunes)
“Sad Girl Summer”, Maisie Peters (iTunes)
“Said Sum”, Moneybagg Yo (iTunes)
“Sauceintherough”, Brakence (iTunes)
“Screw Loose”, Lime Cordiale (iTunes)
“Seaside”, Billy Currington (iTunes)
“Sick Duck”, XIX (iTunes)
“Slow Grenade”, Ellie Goulding featuring Lauv (iTunes)
“Stay Together”, Mikey Wax featuring Renata Baiocco (iTunes)
“Sundy Or Mundy”, Koe Wetzel (iTunes)
“Sunscreen”, Skylar Grey (iTunes)
“Sweat Drippin”, Que Parks (iTunes)
“The Game Is Over”, Evanescence (iTunes)
“This Summer”, Junge Junge featuring Will Church (iTunes)
“Up All Night”, Baker Grace (iTunes)
“Upset”, GASHI, Pink Sweat$ & Njomza (iTunes)
“Wash Us In The Blood”, Kanye West featuring Travis Scott (iTunes)
“Waste Of Lime”, Ingrid Andress (iTunes)
“West Ten”, AJ Tracey & Mabel (iTunes)
“What You Need (Mokita Remix)”, Chord Overstreet (iTunes)
“When I’m No Longer Here”, Yaeow (iTunes)
“Who”, Lxandra (iTunes)
“Whoppa”, Tinie Tempah featuring Sofia Reyes & Farina (iTunes)
“Worth Missing”, Josh Cumbee (iTunes)
“Wu Dirt”, Terrell Hines (iTunes)
“You Already Know”, Cold War Kids (iTunes)
“Your Love”, Wanderer (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Donna Missal, Glass Animals and Quinn XCII are among the larger releases on the schedule. 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: April 19, 2015

A 2015 kind of love.

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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of April 19, 2015…

Debuts:
40. FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, “Sun Daze”

39. SAM HUNT, “Take Your Time”

Biggest Mover(s):
MARTIN LUKE BROWN, “Take Out Of Me” (22-16, six spots)

10. MAT KEARNEY, “Billion” (up 1)
Album: Just Kids (2015, Republic Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Style” (down 3)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. SCOTT HELMAN, “Bungalow” (steady, second week)
Album: Augusta (EP) (2014, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. THE SCRIPT, “Man On A Wire” (up 2)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5

06. TORI KELLY, “Nobody Love” (up 1)
Album: Unbreakable Smile (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

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

04. LIFE OF DILLON, “Overload” (steady, third week)
Album: Prologue (EP) (2015, Disruptor/Epic Records)
Peak: #2

03. 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

02. SAINT MOTEL, “My Type” (steady, second week)
Album: My Type (EP) (2014, Elektra Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. YEARS & YEARS, “King” (steady, second week)
Album: Communion (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 12, 2020)

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. Though Passover and Easter might feel a bit different this year, there’s still plenty of new music to go around. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

LONELY WEEKND: With his third #1 hit to date at the Top 40 format, The Weeknd moves from 2-1 with “Blinding Lights”. It’s the first chart-topper from his recent album After Hours, which has held atop the Billboard 200 list for three weeks now. The smash is also lighting up the Rhythmic and Hot AC radio charts, where it climbs to #5 and #6 this week, respectively.

Flying in at #36 with their seventh top 40 hit, Twenty One Pilots take to the air with “Level Of Concern”, a one-off single that was released several days ago. Powfu and Beabadoobee push their viral track “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” up from 47-37 this week, marking the first top 40 entry for both performers. Both “Level” and “Coffee” are already performing well at Alternative radio, with the former launching at #20 and the latter climbing to #17 on the latest chart. Finally, Ellie Goulding and Blackbear rise up from 45-40 with “Worry About Me”. It’s the 14th top 40 song at the format for Goulding and the third for Blackbear.

With a number of reemerging songs in the top 50 thanks to the vacuum effect from a larger purge, just two titles are completely new to region this week. Debuting at #44, PartyNextDoor and Rihanna‘s collaboration “Believe It” blasts onto the Top 40 survey. It’s already well into the top 40 on both the Rhythmic and Urban lists. Another collaboration starts at #49: the current top 20 hit on the Hot AC chart for JP Saxe and Julia Michaels titled “If The World Was Ending”. The track is already a larger radio and sales hit in Saxe’s native Canada and has reached the top 40 nationally in some European territories.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 31, 2020)

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 delivers one more delicious disco delight to the format and the panel is dancing along. Who else is into the groove? Let’s add ’em up:

“BREAK” IT TO MAKE IT: Breaking at 143 stations this week, a giant start given radio’s ongoing adjustments to the pandemic, Dua Lipa’s “Break My Heart” is easily the Most Added song at the Top 40 format. This buzzing track is the follow-up to the current #1 song here, “Don’t Start Now”, which has been at the summit for six consecutive weeks. “Break” started at #40 on last weekend’s official chart, becoming Lipa’s tenth top entry to date, and is likely to make a larger move by this coming weekend’s update.

The reactive new collaboration from PartyNextDoor and Rihanna also does well on impact… and you better believe it. Landing in third place with 35 stations this week, “Believe It” is also poised to become a big record later this spring. Unsurprisingly, it leads the adds report at both the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats this week.

Charting songs from Regard, Surfaces and The Weeknd are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring new releases from JoJo and Pink Sweat$. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. DUA LIPA, “Break My Heart” (Warner)
2. THE WEEKND, “In Your Eyes” (XO/Republic)
3. PARTYNEXTDOOR & RIHANNA, “Believe It” (Westbury Road/OVO Sound/Warner)
4. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
5. SURFACES, “Sunday Best” (10K Projects/Capitol)
6-T. ELLIE GOULDING featuring BLACKBEAR, “Worry About Me” (Interscope)
6-T. REGARD, “Ride It” (Epic)
8-T. BAZZI, “Young & Alive” (APG/Atlantic)
8-T. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Deathbed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
10-T. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
10-T. RODDY RICCH, “The Box” (Atlantic)
10-T. SAM FISCHER, “This City” (RCA)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (March 29, 2020)

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. In these very difficult times, please stay safe and don’t jeopardize your health. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

THE FUTURE IS DUA: Dua Lipa‘s “Don’t Start Now” is holding strong at #1 for a sixth week on the Top 40 radio chart. It’s now her longest-running chart-topper to date at this format. Harry Styles will be in the running for the top spot next week with “Adore You”, which holds at #3 on the current chart, though we’ll have to see if Lipa wants to give it up. Meanwhile, the pop star is entering the survey with another future hit of hers, which you’ll find below…

With the third top 40 song from his recent album After Hours, The Weeknd is in at #33 with “In Your Eyes”. It marks his 14th top 40 entry overall. Both BENEE and Gus Dapperton earn their first top 40 singles with the viral track “Supalonely”, which lands at #38. As noted above, Dua Lipa also picks up her tenth top 40 song this week with “Break My Heart”, which debuts at #40.

Ellie Goulding checks in at #48 with the Blackbear-assisted “Worry About Me”. It’s the only new title in the 41-50 region. Will it make the top 40 next week? Stay tuned.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 24, 2020)

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: the sight of a new The Weeknd track gives the format something to look at after some dismal returns last week. Let’s add ’em up:

“EYES” ON NUMBER ONE: It may not be a hot Peter Gabriel remake, but The Weeknd is about to fly up the Top 40 list with “In Your Eyes”, spotted at 60 stations in its first week. The single is featured on his most recent album After Hours, which debuted on Friday and is expected to start at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Both “Blinding Lights” and “Heartless” are still in the top ten at the format, with the former still charging towards the top spot.

Ellie Goulding‘s current release is also on the move, as the Blackbear-assisted “Worry About Me” checks in with 33 stations for the week, good for a second place finish. Blackbear ranked at #2 on last week’s Top 40 chart with “Hot Girl Bummer”.

Charting songs from Lauv, Regard and Surfaces are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. THE WEEKND, “In Your Eyes” (XO/Republic)
2. ELLIE GOULDING featuring BLACKBEAR, “Worry About Me” (Interscope)
3. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
4. SURFACES, “Sunday Best” (10K Projects/Capitol)
5-T. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
5-T. REGARD, “Ride It” (Epic)
7-T. 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, “Old Me” (Interscope)
7-T. MAREN MORRIS, “The Bones” (Columbia)
9. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)
10-T. BRELAND, “My Truck” (Bad Realm/Atlantic)
10-T. BRYCE VINE, “Baby Girl” (Sire/Warner)
10-T. FUTURE & DRAKE, “Life Is Good” (Freebandz/Republic-Epic)

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