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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: March 7, 2021

Drives the competition crazy.

DEBUTS
40. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open
34. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)
32. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
29. Conan Gray – Overdrive (34) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks
25. Scott Helman – Good Problems (30) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Taylor Swift featuring HAIM – No Body, No Crime (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (08) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
08. Chris Cornell – Watching The Wheels (07) | PEAK: #07
07. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (09) | PEAK: #07
06. The Knocks featuring Foster The People – All About You (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Tones And I – Fly Away (04) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
04. Ed Sheeran – Afterglow (03) | PEAK: #02
03. Taylor Swift – Willow (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Joy Oladokun – Breathe Again (1)
2. Silk City & Ellie Goulding – New Love (3)
3. Ashe & FINNEAS – Till Forever Falls Apart (-)
4. Mike Posner featuring Stanaj & Yung Bae – Momma Always Told Me (2)
5. MisterWives – Superbloom (4)
6. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (8)
7. The Band CAMINO – 1 Last Cigarette (10)
8. Shawn Hook – Take Me Home (6)
9. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (7)
10. Joshua Bassett – Lie Lie Lie (5)

In The Mix:
Dean Lewis – Falling Up (new)
James Arthur – Medicine (new)
January Jane – Versions Of You (new)
Maisie Peters – John Hughes Movie
Moon Taxi – Say
Nick Jonas – Spaceman
Zak Abel – Be Kind
Zoe Wees – Girls Like Us

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo holds at #1 for a third week on my personal chart with “Driver’s License”, which continues its fantastic run atop both the Billboard Hot 100 and Top 40 radio chart. She leads a top three comprised of only solo women, with tracks by Ava Max (#2) and Taylor Swift (#3) next in line for the top spot. Three new singles come into the top 40: at #32, Maroon 5 has the Highest Debut with “Beautiful Mistakes”. Two spots lower, Elle King and Miranda Lambert party on at #34 with “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”. Finally, at #40, the new duo Silk Sonic (a collaborative project from Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) enters with “Leave The Door Open”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: February 14, 2021

Still learning to “Fly”.

DEBUTS
40. Serena Ryder – Better Now
38. Daya – Bad Girl
34. Dua Lipa – We’re Good | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (33)
22. Jessia – I’m Not Pretty (29) | BIGGEST MOVER
19. JP Saxe & Maren Morris – Line By Line (24)
13. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (18)
06. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Knocks featuring Foster The People – All About You (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Gwen Stefani – Let Me Reintroduce Myself (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Chris Cornell – Watching The Wheels (08) | PEAK: #08
07. LANY – If This Is The Last Time (04) | PEAK: #03
06. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (12) | PEAK: #06
05. Taylor Swift – Willow (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (03) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
03. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Afterglow (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Fly Away (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Smith & Thell – Radioactive Rain (1)
2. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (2)
3. Joy Oladokun – Breathe Again (10)
4. Silk City & Ellie Goulding – New Love (6)
5. Mike Posner featuring Stanaj & Yung Bae – Momma Always Told Me (5)
6. Joshua Bassett – Lie Lie Lie (7)
7. Ant Clemons featuring Justin Timberlake – Better Days (9)
8. Taylor Swift featuring The National – Coney Island (3)
9. Shawn Hook – Take Me Home (-)
10. P!nk & Willow Sage Hart – Cover Me In Sunshine (-)

In The Mix:
Benny Blanco, Marshmello & Vance Joy – You
Carolesdaughter – Violent
Elijah Woods – Lights
Meduza featuring Dermot Kennedy – Paradise
MisterWives – Superbloom (new)
Moon Taxi – Say
The Killers – C’est La Vie
Zoe Wees – Girls Like Us

Chart Notes:

  • Tones And I spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Fly Away”, leading a particularly good week for women on the survey: 50% of the top 40 is sung exclusively by female performers, and that doesn’t include another three collaborations of mixed genders. Further down, Jessia claims the Biggest Mover of the week with “I’m Not Pretty”, rising from 29-22. All three debuts are also done by women: Dua Lipa at #34 with “We’re Good”, Daya at #38 with “Bad Girl” and Serena Ryder at #40 with “Better Now”.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of December 11, 2020

Ever the future #1 album.

Get inside from the cold and warm up with these New Music Friday releases ahead of the holidays, including albums from Jack Harlow, Kid Cudi and Taylor Swift, as well as singles from Gwen Stefani, Troye Sivan and Twenty One Pilots. These top titles are moving swiftly:

Notable albums out this week: Alanis Morissette‘s Such Pretty Forks In The Mix (iTunes), Anabel Englund‘s Messing With Magic (iTunes), Britney Spears‘s Glory (Deluxe) (iTunes), Call Me Karizma & Mike’s Dead‘s To Hell With Hollywood (iTunes), Chris Cornell‘s No One Sings Like You Anymore (iTunes), Frock Destroyers‘s Frock4Life (iTunes), Gryffin‘s Gravity (Deluxe) (iTunes), Jack Harlow‘s That’s What They All Say (iTunes), Julie Bergan‘s Hard Feelings (iTunes), Kid Cudi‘s Man On The Moon III: The Chosen (iTunes), Lakeyah‘s Time’s Up (iTunes), Mulatto‘s Queen Of Da Souf (Extended) (iTunes), Taylor Swift‘s Evermore (iTunes), The Avalanches‘s We Will Always Love You (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Chase Zera‘s Chase Zera (iTunes), Claire Rosinkranz‘s BeVerly Hills BoYfRiEnd (Remixes) (iTunes), Delaney Jane‘s Somewhere Else (iTunes), Des Rocs‘s This Is Our Life (iTunes), Foster The People‘s In The Darkest Of Nights, Let The Birds Sing (iTunes), Grey‘s Dark (iTunes), James Blake‘s Covers (iTunes), Jon Bon Jovi‘s A Jon Bon Jovi Christmas (iTunes), Keke Palmer‘s Virgo Tendencies, Pt. II (iTunes), Q‘s The Shave Experiment (iTunes), Sody‘s Real Growth Takes Time (iTunes), Spencer Sutherland‘s ​​Indigo (iTunes), Suriel Hess‘s Over Thinking (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“13th Century Metal (Michael Kiwanuka Remix)”, Brittany Howard (iTunes)
“14 Texts”, Shoffy (iTunes)
“A Colossal Wreck” and “Desperate Pleasures”, Every Time I Die (iTunes)
“A Letter To Ashley”, Your Broken Hero (iTunes)
“All Three”, Noah Cyrus (iTunes)
“Another You”, Elle King (iTunes)
“Baby, I’m Jealous (Stripped)”, Bebe Rexha (iTunes)
“Back To Black”, BENEE (iTunes)
“Boysh*t”, Madison Beer (iTunes)
“Brush Fire”, Gracie Abrams (iTunes)
“Can’t Wait To Be Pretty”, Cate (iTunes)
“Change My Mind”, Carly Rose (iTunes)
“Cherry Blossom”, Slenderbodies (iTunes)
“Christmas Saves The Year”, Twenty One Pilots (iTunes)
“Cold”, Marc E. Bassy featuring Buddy (iTunes)
“Don’t Leave The Light On”, Mokita (iTunes)
“Drew Barrymore”, Sky McCreery (iTunes)
“Dynamite (Holiday Remix)”, BTS (iTunes)
“Easy”, Troye Sivan & Kacey Musgraves featuring Mark Ronson (iTunes)
“Fake Friend”, Nothing,Nowhere. (iTunes)
“Feel Good Inc.”, Renforshort featuring Mateus Asato (iTunes)
“Feel It Again”, Seeb x Dan Caplen x Svidden (iTunes)
“Flustered Snowflakes”, Pilar Victoria (iTunes)
“Good Grief”, Cleopatrick (iTunes)
“Grand Canyon (Acoustic)”, Mat Kearney (iTunes)
“Hard For Me”, Russ (iTunes)
“Hills Have Eyes”, POORSTACY (iTunes)
“Hold Us Together”, H.E.R. (iTunes)
“I Just Wanna”, Felix Jaehn & Cheat Codes featuring Bow Anderson (iTunes)
“I Want To Know What Love Is”, Fergus (iTunes)
“If You Wanted It Too”, Jake Scott & Josh Kerr (iTunes)
“Intimate Moments”, Isaac Dunbar (iTunes)
“It’s Been A While”, Joya Marleen (iTunes)
“Keeps Me Coming Back”, WILD (iTunes)
“Kids”, Campsite Dream (iTunes)
“Kissin’ In The Cold”, JP Saxe & Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Let It Snow”, BÉE (iTunes)
“Let Me Reintroduce Myself”, Gwen Stefani (iTunes)
“Levitating (Don Diablo Remix)”, Dua Lipa featuring DaBaby (iTunes)
“Live Free”, Noah Carter (iTunes)
“Lose A Friend”, Trey Schafer (iTunes)
“Man’s World (Stripped)”, MARINA (iTunes)
“Marry Christmas”, Salem Ilese (iTunes)
“Maybe Not”, Souly Had featuring Mac Ayres (iTunes)
“My Head & My Heart (Jonas Blue Remix)”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“No Contest”, Rak-Su (iTunes)
“Nothing Feels Better Than Christmas”, Drew Scott (iTunes)
“Nothing’s The Same”, Alexander 23 & Jeremy Zucker (iTunes)
“Once”, Brandon Shoop (iTunes)
“Once Upon A Time”, SHAED (iTunes)
“Our Love Will Change The World”, Alice Cooper (iTunes)
“Overthinking”, Mickey Valen & Mothica (iTunes)
“Perfectly Imperfect (BOILERS Remix)”, Declan J Donovan (iTunes)
“Play”, Bakar featuring Lancey Foux (iTunes)
“Psycho”, DREAMDNVR featuring Boy In Space (iTunes)
“R U OK”, Tate McRae (iTunes)
“Rainbow”, Dodie (iTunes)
“Regenerate”, Esmée Denters (iTunes)
“Remember To Forget”, Passenger (iTunes)
“Reminds Me Of You”, Juice WRLD & The Kid LAROI (iTunes)
“Roses”, The Band CAMINO (iTunes)
“Run”, Lucy Spraggan (iTunes)
“Sadder”, Young Rising Sons (iTunes)
“Someday”, Magnus Mason (iTunes)
“Superkid”, Livingston (iTunes)
“Tell You Like This”, Snow Tha Product (iTunes)
“Time”, SG Lewis featuring Rhye (iTunes)
“Walk With Me”, Joss Stone (iTunes)
“Wawawa”, Y2K & Bbno$ (iTunes)
“Who Am I (Acoustic)”, NEEDTOBREATHE (iTunes)
“Why Do You Lie To Me (Weird Genius Remix)”, Topic & A7S featuring Lil Baby (iTunes)
“Winter City”, Jack Gray (iTunes)
“You”, Isaiah Firebrace (iTunes)

Next week, the new projects from Maggie Rogers and Paul McCartney 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: March 16, 2014

A magical week in 2014.

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 March 16, 2014…

Debuts:
40. PAOLO NUTINI, “Scream (Funk My Life Up)”

37. BETTER THAN EZRA, “Crazy Lucky”

36. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JESS GLYNNE, “Rather Be”

Biggest Mover(s):
PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Raging Fire” (up 40-29, eleven spots)

10. ERIC HUTCHINSON, “Tell The World” (up 3)
Album: Pure Fiction (2014, Let’s Break Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. KARMIN, “I Want It All” (steady, second week)
Album: Pulses (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. THE 1975, “Settle Down” (up 2)
Album: The 1975 (2013, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

07. GARY BARLOW & ELTON JOHN, “Face To Face” (steady, second week)
Album: Since I Saw You Last (2013, Polydor Records)
Peak: #4

06. GROUPLOVE, “Shark Attack” (down 1)
Album: Spreading Rumours (2013, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

05. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Coming Of Age” (up 1)
Album: Supermodel (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

04. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Human” (down 2)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. BASTILLE, “Bad Blood” (up 1)
Album: Bad Blood (2013, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

02. MAGIC!, “Rude” (up 1)
Album: Don’t Kill The Magic (2014, Latium/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

01. NEON TREES, “Sleeping With A Friend” (steady, third week)
Album: Pop Psychology (2014, Island Records/IDJMG)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 1, 2014

“Home” is where the chart is.

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 June 1, 2014…

Debuts:
40. YOUNG RISING SONS, “High”
39. JESSE MCCARTNEY, “Superbad”

Biggest Movers:
JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (35-28, eight spots)

10. SECONDCITY, “I Wanna Feel” (up 3)
Album: I Wanna Feel (single) (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

09. COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (down 2)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

08. BLEACHERS, “I Wanna Get Better” (down 2)
Album: Strange Desire (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

07. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge” (up 2)
Album: The Bridge (2014, Independent)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

06. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Best Friend” (up 2)
Album: Supermodel (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JESS GLYNNE, “Rather Be” (steady, second week)
Album: New Eyes (2014, Big Beat/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

04. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (steady, second week)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. ED SHEERAN, “Sing” (steady, third week)
Album: x (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. RIXTON, “Me And My Broken Heart” (steady, third week)
Album: Let The Road (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: May 25, 2014

“Already” four 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 four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of May 25, 2014…

Debuts:
39. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Believer”
38. MILKY CHANCE, “Stolen Dance”
35. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane”

Biggest Movers:
COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (26-18, eight spots)

10. OH HONEY, “Be Okay” (up 1)
Album: With Love (EP) (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #10

09. GRAFFITI6, “The Bridge” (steady, second week)
Album: The Bridge (2014, Independent)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

08. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Best Friend” (steady, second week)
Album: Supermodel (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

07. COLDPLAY, “A Sky Full Of Stars” (down 3)
Album: Ghost Stories (2014, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. BLEACHERS, “I Wanna Get Better” (down 1)
Album: Strange Desire (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

05. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JESS GLYNNE, “Rather Be” (up 2)
Album: New Eyes (2014, Big Beat/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3

04. PASSENGER, “Scare Away The Dark” (up 2)
Album: Whispers (2014, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. ED SHEERAN, “Sing” (steady, second week)
Album: x (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. RIXTON, “Me And My Broken Heart” (steady, second week)
Album: Let The Road (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Already Home” (steady, third week)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 17, 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: ZAYN proclaims that it’s all about “Me”, but does his latest track take the Most Added title, or will one of last week’s delicious duets eat up the adds toward a #1 finish? Let’s add ’em up:

“ME” TWO: The top tier of this week’s Top 40 adds update definitely has a “Me” thing going on, even without the myself or I. For most of the day, “Done For Me” by Charlie Puth featuring Kehlani, last week’s runner-up single, and the impacting “Let Me” by ZAYN saw a decent amount of action from the panel, the former receiving 56 stations in the week after its official impact, with the latter collecting 48 stations. Look for ZAYN’s new release on his forthcoming studio album, due later this year. Meanwhile, Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa slip to third place with the Most Added song from a week ago, “One Kiss”, new at 28 more stations.

The only other significant impacting song of note is “Push Back”, a collaboration by Ne-Yo, Bebe Rexha and Stefflon Don. In a fourth place finish, it pulls in 18 adds during its first week. Ne-Yo’s upcoming album, Good Man, is due this summer. Rexha’s song “Meant To Be”, featuring Florida Georgia Line, recently peaked at #2 on the pop chart, though it’s still up in spins for the week. Stefflon Don has yet to enter the top 50 here, though she has seen some moderate chart results on the Rhythmic and Urban lists.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. CHARLIE PUTH featuring KEHLANI, “Done For Me” (APG/Atlantic)
2. ZAYN, “Let Me” (RCA)
3. CALVIN HARRIS & DUA LIPA, “One Kiss” (Columbia)
4. NE-YO, BEBE REXHA & STEFFLON DON, “Push Back” (Motown/Capitol)
5. DRAKE, “Nice For What” (YMCMB/Republic)
6. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Delicate” (Big Machine/Republic)
7-T. AJR featuring RIVERS CUOMO, “Sober Up” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
7-T. LOGIC & MARSHMELLO, “Everyday” (Def Jam)
9-T. BIG BOI, “All Night” (HitCo)
9-T. BÜLOW, “Not A Love Song” (Wax/Republic)
9-T. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Sit Next To Me” (Columbia)
9-T. MADISON BEER, “Home With You” (First Access)

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

ALICE MERTON – “No Roots” (Mom+Pop/RED)
EP: No Roots (2017)
Past T40 History: Merton is the only newcomer in the mix. A former #1 hit on the Triple A survey, “No” is also #2 on Alternative.

DIPLO featuring MØ – “Get It Right” (Mad Decent/in2une)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: This (and an updated remix) was Diplo’s last single issued prior to his new record deal with Columbia Records.

FOSTER THE PEOPLE – “Sit Next To Me” (Columbia)
Album: Sacred Hearts Club (2017)
Past T40 History: “Pumped Up Kicks” remains the band’s biggest pop crossover out of two previous attempts, a #3 hit from 2011.

IMAGINE DRAGONS – “Whatever It Takes” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
Album: EVOLVE (2017)
Past T40 History: As “Thunder”, their former #1, is pulled from the list this week, “Whatever” is just a spot away from the top 40.

MARSHMELLO & ANNE-MARIE – “Friends” (Warner Bros.)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Both acts are going for their third top 40 song. Marshmello is credited on Selena Gomez’s “Wolves”, now at #6.

Next week: Alternative crossover hits from Alice Merton and Imagine Dragons, and the newest collaboration from Diplo and  impact at the format. (Singles by the first two acts are already in the top 50 and approaching the top 40.)

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

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2017: Part Three, 30-11

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. 2017 was certainly a year of considerable change in many different industries: media, politics, etc., and that change was reflected in much of the music that was released this year. In fact, “Never Change” gives a new Irish duo, Picture This, their first song to reach my year-end survey. Luckily, “Love” was still felt throughout the year, featured in the titles of songs from Andy Grammer, John Mayer, Kelly Clarkson and more. “Money” was on the mind of Jack Antonoff from Bleachers, as well as the four guys from Foster The People. You already know that I played songs from Harry Styles and Paramore about a million “Times”, while Lorde and MUNA found “Places” to rest on the survey earlier this year, but where will they “Place” here?

Well, grab your headphones and let’s get back to the countdown. Check out the next 20 songs on my Top 100 of 2017…

The 2017 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 4, 2016 to the chart dated November 26, 2017. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with a higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks charted in the top 40 and top ten. 176 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, an increase from the 168 that did so in 2016.

30. HAIM, “Want You Back”
Album: Something To Tell You
Label: Columbia
Peak: #5
Weeks: 22

29. DUA LIPA, “New Rules”
Album: Dua Lipa
Label: Warner Bros.
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 20+ (17 applied to 2017 ranking)

28. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Doing It For The Money”
Album: Sacred Hearts Club
Label: Columbia
Peak: #6
Weeks: 20

27. PARAMORE, “Hard Times”
Album: After Laughter
Label: Fueled By Ramen/RRP
Peak: #4
Weeks: 20

26. NOAH KAHAN, “Young Blood”
Album: TBA
Label: Republic
Peak: #5
Weeks: 21

25. NEW POLITICS, “One Of Us”
Album: Lost In Translation
Label: Crush Music/Warner Bros.
Peak: #5
Weeks: 21

24. JOHN MAYER, “Love On The Weekend”
Album: The Search For Everything
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3
Weeks: 21 (19 applied to 2017 ranking)

23. P!NK, “What About Us”
Album: Beautiful Trauma
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for three weeks
Weeks: 19+ (16 applied to 2017 ranking)

22. THE SCRIPT, “Rain”
Album: Freedom Child
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23 (20 applied to 2017 ranking)

21. MILEY CYRUS, “Malibu”
Album: Younger Now
Label: RCA
Peak: #2
Weeks: 21

20. JULIA BRENNAN, “Inner Demons”
Album: Inner Demons (EP)
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3
Weeks: 24 (23 applied to 2017 ranking)

19. GEORGE EZRA, “Don’t Matter Now”
Album: TBA
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2
Weeks: 22

18. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Believer”
Album: EVOLVE
Label: KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
Peak: #3
Weeks: 22

17. LP, “Lost On You”
Album: Lost On You
Label: Vagrant/BMG/RCA
Peak: #2
Weeks: 25 (20 applied to 2017 ranking)

16. JAMES TW, “Ex”
Album: TBA
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3
Weeks: 23

15. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge”
Album: 25
Label: XL/Columbia
Peak: #1 for three weeks
Weeks: 27 (21 applied to 2017 ranking)

14. KATY PERRY featuring SKIP MARLEY, “Chained To The Rhythm”
Album: Witness
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for four weeks
Weeks: 21

13. ARCADE FIRE, “Everything Now”
Album: Everything Now
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23

12. LIAM PAYNE, “Strip That Down”
Album: TBA
Label: Republic
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23

11. LORDE, “Green Light”
Album: Melodrama
Label: Lava/Republic
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 23

Stay tuned for more of the Top 100 of 2017 tomorrow…

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 30, 2017

Four-an for Horan.

DEBUTS
40. PRETTYMUCH – Would You Mind
37. Louis Tomlinson featuring Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals – Back To You
36. X Ambassadors – Ahead Of Myself | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
26. The Script – Rain (32) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks (tie)
23. Harry Styles – Two Ghosts (29) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
12. George Ezra – Don’t Matter Now (17)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Lorde – Perfect Places (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Foster The People – Doing It For The Money (06) | PEAK: #06
08. Tom Walker – Just You And I (07) | PEAK: #07
07. HAIM – Want You Back (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Julia Michaels – Uh Huh (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back (05) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
04. Miley Cyrus – Malibu (02) | PEAK: #02
03. Arcade Fire – Everything Now (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Liam Payne – Strip That Down (04) | PEAK: #02
01. Niall Horan – Slow Hands (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. LP – No Witness (3)
2. Dean Lewis – Waves (2)
3. Robin Schulz featuring James Blunt – OK (1)
4. BANNERS – Someone To You (5)
5. Shania Twain – Life’s About To Get Good (7)
6. All Time Low – Good Times (4)
7. Sheppard – Edge Of The Night (6)
8. Jack Johnson – My Mind Is For Sale (9)
9. Why Don’t We – Something Different (-)
10. Dua Lipa – New Rules (-)

In The Mix:
Dagny – Wearing Nothing
Echosmith – Goodbye
James TW – Please Keep Loving Me (new)
Olivia O’Brien – RIP
Passenger – Simple Song (new)
Sabrina Carpenter – Why (new)
The Killers – The Man
The Struts – One Night Only
Vance Joy – Lay It On Me

Chart Notes:

  • This week’s Highest Debut is by the group who had the third-biggest song on Alternative radio in 2015 with “Renegades”. It spent 11 weeks at #1. Two years later, X Ambassadors is looking for a chart-topper on both that radio list and my own top 40 with “Ahead Of Myself”, which is taken from their forthcoming album. It enters at #36. Their Cayuga Sound Festival is a little less than two months away, and I’m sure they’ll be playing plenty of new material at it.
  • The four members of the final (well, at least for now) lineup of One Direction are now in my top 40 as soloists, with Niall Horan at #1, Liam Payne at #2 and #24, Harry Styles at #18 and #23, and coming in at #37, Louis Tomlinson‘s first solo entry on my personal chart, “Back To You”. The song features Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals. Hey ZAYN, where are you? Let’s make it all five original members on the chart at the same time!
  • Finally, at #40, is the first entry on my chart for a new boy band called PRETTYMUCH. “Would You Mind” was released a week ago, getting all sorts of New Music Friday playlisting across the globe, while it impacts at Top 40 radio on August 22.

(See my full chart on Crownnote)

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