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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #80-71

As 2019 and the decade draw 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. The year was full of love, found and lost, from “Higher Love” and “Lover” to “Somebody You Loved” and more. Time was the essence, whether it was “All The Time” or “The Last Time”, and the light guided the way towards the upper half of the list, including “Light On” and “Lights Up”.

So, come along with “ME!” as I count down the hits, won’t you? Let’s get some numbers rolling…

The 2019 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 2, 2018 to the chart dated November 24, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 167 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 171 that did so in 2018.

80. SHAWN MENDES, “Lost In Japan”
Album: Shawn Mendes
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3 (2018)
2018 YE: #60

79. WESTLIFE, “Better Man”
Album: Spectrum
Label: Virgin EMI (UK)
Peak: #15

78. NOAH KAHAN, “Cynic”
Album: Busyhead
Label: Republic
Peak: #14

77. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Miracle Pill”
Album: Miracle Pill
Label: Warner
Peak: #14

76. SIGRID, “Sucker Punch”
Album: Sucker Punch
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #7
2018 YE: #80

75. DEAN LEWIS, “Be Alright”
Album: A Place We Knew
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #1 for four weeks (2018)
2018 YE: #24

74. MAROON 5, “Memories”
Album: (single only)
Label: 222/Interscope
Peak: #10

73. JOHN MAYER, “I Guess I Just Feel Like”
Album: (single only)
Label: Columbia
Peak: #13

72. MAGGIE ROGERS, “Burning”
Album: Heard It In A Past Life
Label: Debay Sounds/Capitol
Peak: #13

71. THE SCRIPT, “The Last Time”
Album: Sunsets & Full Moons
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3+

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 13, 2019

From Top to the top.

As the weekend arrives, so do these new releases for all the top boys and girls in the world! From rap to rock and everything in-between, here are all the top new albums and singles hitting stores this Friday:

THE LUMINEERS – III (iTunes)
Features: “Gloria”, a recent #1 song on the Alternative and Triple A charts, and “Life In The City”, now in the top 15 on the latter list

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Top Boy (A Selection Of Music Inspired By The Series) (iTunes)
Features: new music from AJ Tracey, Dave, Drake, Popcaan and more

Notable albums out this week: Charli XCX‘s Charli (iTunes), Drumaq‘s Vitamin D (iTunes), Emeli Sandé‘s Real Life (iTunes), Goo Goo Dolls‘s Miracle Pill (iTunes), Hardy‘s Hixtape (Vol. 1) (iTunes), Hobo Johnson‘s The Fall Of Hobo Johnson (iTunes), Joseph‘s Good Luck, Kid (iTunes), Korn‘s The Nothing (iTunes), Paula Cole‘s Revolution (iTunes), Prince‘s The Versace Experience: Prelude 2 Gold (iTunes), Puddle Of Mudd‘s Welcome To Galvania (iTunes), Sam Fender‘s Hypersonic Missiles (iTunes), Shawn Colvin‘s Steady On (30th Anniversary Acoustic Edition) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Jason Aldean‘s From The Album “9” (iTunes), LOVA‘s A Gentleman’s Guide (iTunes), MARINA‘s Love + Fear (Acoustic) (iTunes), Mark Diamond‘s Hummingbird Two (iTunes), Ruel‘s Free Time (iTunes), Wrabel‘s One Of Those Happy People (iTunes), Your Smith‘s Wild Wild Woman (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“@thebackoftheparty”, Push Baby (iTunes)
“1, 2 Many”, Luke Combs & Brooks & Dunn (iTunes)
“10/10”, Rex Orange County (iTunes)
“A Dream Is All I Need To Get By”, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (iTunes)
“Baddie”, Emily Vaughn (iTunes)
“Black & Blue”, Lost Frequencies & Mokita (iTunes)
“Black & Blue”, Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“Boys Will Be Boys (BWBB)”, Bülow (iTunes)
“Can’t Be Happier”, Sj + Sugar Jesus featuring GoldFord (iTunes)
“Choose”, Stan Walker featuring Hamo Dell (iTunes)
“Crying Underwater”, Dami Im (iTunes)
“Dear Future Self (Hands Up)”, Fall Out Boy featuring Wyclef Jean (iTunes)
“Doing To Me (Stripped Down)”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Don’t Call Me Angel”, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey (iTunes)
“Don’t Lose Love”, Quintino x AFSHeeN featuring Cher Lloyd (iTunes)
“Don’t Say”, Robinson (iTunes)
“Don’t You Worry” and “Please Don’t Go”, Jez Dior (iTunes)
“Dork”, Sueco The Child (iTunes)
“Dreamland”, Pet Shop Boys featuring Years & Years (iTunes)
“Exit Sign”, The Knocks featuring Gallant (iTunes)
“Faces (KAJ Remix)”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Father Of All…”, Green Day (iTunes)
“FCK U”, Openside (iTunes)
“F*ck No”, 99 Neighbors featuring Brasstracks & PhiloSofie (iTunes)
“Genetics”, Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“Ghetto Love”, WizKid (iTunes)
“Gift And A Curse”, Skizzy Mars featuring Yung Pinch (iTunes)
“Glorious”, Ella Henderson (iTunes)
“Graveyard”, Halsey (iTunes)
“I’m Not Alright (EDX’s Dubai Skyline Remix)”, Loud Luxury & Bryce Vine (iTunes)
“If You Need Me”, Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Intentions”, Big Boi, Sleepy Brown & CeeLo Green (iTunes)
“Kintsugi”, Gabrielle Aplin (iTunes)
“LaLaLa”, Black Coffee & Usher (iTunes)
“Lost (Joel Corry Remix)”, End Of The World featuring Clean Bandit (iTunes)
“Louder”, Martin Jensen (iTunes)
“Make It Up To You”, JT Roach (iTunes)
“Mother”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“My Family”, Migos, Karol G & Snoop Dogg featuring Rock Mafia (iTunes)
“My Town”, Emily Burns (iTunes)
“Nothing”, Bruno Major (iTunes)
“Oh My God!”, Colouring (iTunes)
“Over Drinking”, Little Big Town (iTunes)
“Paranoia”, Digital Farm Animals featuring Alec King (iTunes)
“Post Code”, James Cherry (iTunes)
“Put Me Back Together”, Caitlyn Smith (iTunes)
“Que Calor”, Major Lazer featuring J Balvin & El Alfa (iTunes)
“Rather Be Alone”, Robin Schulz featuring Nick & Sam Martin (iTunes)
“Rent Free”, Russ (iTunes)
“Secrets”, Becky G (iTunes)
“Sleeping Next To You”, Ayokay (iTunes)
“Smile For The Camera”, UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Somebody To Love”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Sorry”, Saint PHNX (iTunes)
“Spirit”, Jack Larsen (iTunes)
“Stay Happy”, Au/Ra (iTunes)
“Suicide Doors”, French Montana featuring Gunna (iTunes)
“Tequila”, Pretty Sister & MarcLo (iTunes)
“The End Of The Game”, Weezer (iTunes)
“The Game”, Milky Chance (iTunes)
“The Great Divide”, Mayer Hawthorne (iTunes)
“The Way I Am”, Gavin Haley & Ella Vos (iTunes)
“This Is What Being Cheated On Feels Like”, Clinton Kane (iTunes)
“Ticket to L.A. (Acoustic)”, Brett Young (iTunes)
“Too Good”, Breathe Carolina (iTunes)
“Treehouse (R3HAB Remix)”, James Arthur with Ty Dolla $ign & Shotty Horroh (iTunes)
“Where Does It Hurt?”, Brigetta (iTunes)
“Wild West”, Dennis Lloyd (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from artists like Blink-182, Brittany Howard, the Zac Brown Band and 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: January 22, 2006

The hits according to “Me”.

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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 22, 2006…

Debuts:
37. STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN, “Cinderella”
28. GWEN STEFANI, “Crash”
17. MADONNA, “Sorry”

Biggest Mover(s):
KELLY CLARKSON, “Walk Away” (26-18, eight spots)

10. RELIENT K, “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been” (steady, second week)
Album: MMHMM (2004, Gotee/Capitol Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. THE FRAY, “Over My Head (Cable Car)” (up 2)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

08. TRAIN, “Cab” (up 1)
Album: For Me, It’s You (2006, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

07. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Better Days” (steady, third week)
Album: Let Love In (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5

06. CASCADA, “Everytime We Touch” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Everytime We Touch (2006, Robbins Entertainment)
Peak: #6 for four weeks

05. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best of Savage Garden (2006, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

04. INXS (featuring J.D. FORTUNE), “Pretty Vegas” (steady, sixth week)
Album: Switch (2005, Burnett/Epic Records)
Peak: #4 for six weeks

03. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Save The Last Dance For Me” (steady, eighth week)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for nine weeks

02. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (steady, second week)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2006, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

01. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (steady, second week)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten 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: November 14, 2004

“What” got me listening in 2004.

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 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 14, 2004…

Debuts:
39. BOWLING FOR SOUP, “Almost”
38. SEAL, “Walk On By”
29. SWITCHFOOT, “This Is Your Life”

Biggest Mover(s):
TYLER HILTON, “When It Comes” (31-20, eleven spots)

10. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Give A Little Bit” (up 3)
Album: Live In Buffalo: July 4th, 2004 (2004, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #10 for two oweeks

09. KEANE, “Somewhere Only We Know” (down 2)
Album: Hopes And Fears (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. HALL & OATES, “I’ll Be Around” (up 1)
Album: Our Kind Of Soul (2004, U-Watch Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. DARREN HAYES, “Darkness” (up 3)
Album: The Tension And The Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. U2, “Vertigo” (down 2)
Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. MARC BROUSSARD, “Where You Are” (up 1)
Album: Carencro (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. BRYAN ADAMS, “Open Road” (up 1)
Album: Room Service (2004, Mercury Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

03. PHIL COLLINS, “Don’t Let Him Steal Your Heart Away” (down 2)
Album: Love Songs: A Compilation… Old And New (2004, Atlantic/Rhino Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. JOHN MAYER, “Daughters” (up 1)
Album: Heavier Things (2003, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. GWEN STEFANI, “What You Waiting For?” (up 1)
Album: Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

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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RADIO REPORT: POP! Goes The Picks (October 2016)

Radio Report - October 2016

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 during the month. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here’s a selection of new singles being serviced in October in this month’s Radio Report.

CALUM SCOTT – “Dancing On My Own” (Capitol, October 3 – Hot AC)
Album: TBA
Past HAC History: This is Scott’s first single to be serviced to the format. The original song, recorded by Robyn, did not chart here.

TRAIN – “Play That Song” (Columbia, October 3 – Hot AC and Triple A)
Album: A Girl, A Bottle, A Boat. (2017)
Past HAC/AAA History: They first charted with 1999’s “Meet Virginia”, and the California group is ready for its latest chart “song”.

DNCE – “Body Moves” (Republic, October 4 – CHR/Top 40)
Album: DNCE (2016)
Past CHR History: “Cake By The Ocean” spent 27 weeks in the top 40 to reach its #2 peak. Let’s hope this song “moves” a bit faster.

ROYAL TEETH – “Kids Conspire” (Round Hill/CO5, October 4 – Alternative)
Album: Amateurs (EP) (2016)
Past ALT History: These Louisiana “Kids” have never made the top 40 at the format, but this release fits the sound at the moment.

GOO GOO DOLLS – “Over & Over” (Warner Bros., October 10 – Hot AC)
Album: Boxes (2016)
Past HAC History: With two decades of charting tracks, and a recent top 15 hit in “So Alive”, the format isn’t “over” them quite yet.

JAMES TW – “When You Love Someone” (Island/Republic, October 10 – Hot AC)
Album: First Impressions (EP) (2016)
Past HAC History: This is the 18-year-old singer’s first single to be serviced to Hot AC radio, and it’s a quality ballad for the format.

RIHANNA – “Love On The Brain” (Roc Nation/Def Jam, October 10/11 – CHR/Top 40 and Hot AC)
Album: Anti (2016)
Past CHR/HAC History: With a plentiful amount of hit singles at both formats, this ballad might become a career song for the star.

CAPITAL CITIES – “Vowels” (Lazy Hooks/Capitol, October 18 – Alternative)
Album: TBA
Past ALT History: A, E, I, O and U better believe that this duo is “safe and sound” at the format. Y? They have another catchy track.

FOR KING & COUNTRY – “Priceless” (Word/ADA, October 24 – Hot AC)
Album: RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. (Deluxe Anniversary Edition) (2015)
Past HAC History: “Fix My Eyes” set its sights on the top 40, and it spent four weeks there. Put some faith in this song to chart too.

BISHOP BRIGGS – “Wild Horses” (Island/Republic, October 25 – Alternative)
Album: TBA
Past ALT History: “River” (#3) made Briggs one of the top newcomers here this year. She’ll be galloping for chart glory once more.

Which of these new songs would you like to see atop the charts? Let me know! Comment below or click the “Get Social!” tab above to find PGTC on social media.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 6, 2016

Listening All Night and all day.

“Here” to entertain.

May the 6th be with you… eh, I guess it doesn’t work. Luckily, many of these new releases do work, including two major Country albums and a deeper dive into one singer’s current pop prescription. Here are this week’s new releases:

  • KEITH URBAN — Ripcord (iTunes)
    • You don’t see a lot of albums released after three radio singles nowadays, but Urban waited it out, and his album is now in stores. His current release at Country radio, “Wasted Time”, is just outside the top ten at the moment. That collaboration with Pitbull, co-produced by Nile Rodgers, is sure to be… interesting. Anyways, Urban’s set is likely to be the highest debut on next week’s Billboard 200, likely in the top five.
  • COLE SWINDELL — You Should Be Here (iTunes)
    • Last month, Swindell topped the Country airplay chart with the title song from his sophomore album. Now, he’s in the hunt for his next #1, perhaps with follow-up single “Middle Of A Memory”. You’ll find Dierks Bentley on one track, but most of the 14 cuts are sung by Swindell himself. Look for it to debut in the top ten (if it’s not top five.)
  • MIKE POSNER — At Night, Alone. (iTunes)
    • It was this week in 2010 that Posner’s breakthrough hit, “Cooler Than Me”, first entered the top 40 on CHR radio. Now, he has the biggest single of his career with a remix of “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”. Both that version, as mixed by a Norwegian duo named SeeB, and the original can be found on this album.
  • GOO GOO DOLLS — Boxes (iTunes)
    • Three decades after first forming, the Buffalo act is still going strong, recently reaching the top 20 on Hot AC radio with “So Alive”. They’ve had a nice run of top ten albums with their studio sets, and we’ll see if this can continue it.
  • More albums out this week: Andy Black‘s The Shadow Side (iTunes), Anohni‘s Hopelessness (iTunes), Cyndi Lauper‘s Detour (iTunes), Gregory Porter‘s Take Me To The Alley (iTunes), Holy White Hounds‘s Sparkle Sparkle (iTunes), KAYTRANADA‘s 99.9% (iTunes), Rooney‘s Washed Away (iTunes), Angry Birds (iTunes)
  • More EPs out this week: MUNA‘s Loudspeaker (iTunes), Vérité‘s Living (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “Burn The Witch”, Radiohead (iTunes)
  • “Can’t Stop The Feeling”, Justin Timberlake (iTunes)
  • “Dark Necessities”, Red Hot Chili Peppers (iTunes)
  • “Darker Than Dawn”, Cobi (iTunes)
  • “Fragile”, Prince Fox featuring Hailee Steinfeld (iTunes)
  • “Grass Ain’t Greener”, Chris Brown (iTunes)
  • “Happy”, Annabel Jones (iTunes)
  • “Hotter Than Hell”, Dua Lipa (iTunes)
  • “Into You”, Ariana Grande (iTunes)
  • “In Common”, Alicia Keys (iTunes)
  • “Me Too”, Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
  • “Take That”, CRUISR (iTunes)
  • “Talk Too Much”, COIN (iTunes)
  • “What Is And What Should Never Be”, Train (iTunes)
  • “Write On Me”, Fifth Harmony (iTunes)
  • “You And Me”, Marc E. Bassy featuring G-Eazy (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new releases from Jennifer NettlesKygoMeghan Trainor and more.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of November 27, 2015

A Vamp of approval.

A Vamp of approval.

This week’s New Music Friday serves a small order of releases after that big Thanksgiving dinner. Here’s a look at this week’s top new albums and singles:

  • THE VAMPS — Wake Up (iTunes)
    • Though the title track tanked at pop radio, where the group has yet to see a song peak above #50, it’s currently being used in a Hulu commercial. Their last full-length set hit the top 40 on the Billboard 200 a year ago, but this might be a miss for the four guys. We’ll see soon.
  • DAVID GUETTA — Listen Again (iTunes)
    • Guetta’s Listen was first released a year ago following the moderate U.S. success of “Dangerous”, though it was “Hey Mama” that became a huge hit during the summer, the DJ’s biggest since the spring of 2012. This reissue features six new songs, remixes and edits.
  • More albums out this week: Danzig‘s Skeletons (iTunes), Dre Murray‘s 34 (iTunes), Goo Goo Dolls‘s A Boy Named Goo (20th Anniversary Edition) (iTunes), Major Lazer‘s Peace Is The Mission (Extended) (iTunes)
  • More EPs out this week: Johnnie Guilbert‘s Not So Perfect (iTunes), Kita Alexander‘s Like You Want To (iTunes), Ruth B‘s The Intro (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “Blank Space”, Michael Ray (iTunes)
  • “Don’t Want To Fight”, Kaya Stewart (iTunes)
  • “Everglow”, Coldplay (iTunes)
  • “Fine By Me”, Chris Brown (iTunes)
  • “Home”, Shanice Williams (iTunes)
  • “Honey, I’m Good”, The Railers (iTunes)
  • “L.A. Devotee”, Panic! At The Disco (iTunes)
  • “One Million Bullets”, Sia (iTunes)
  • “Pull Me Up”, KYKO (iTunes)
  • “Ruby”, Foster The People (iTunes)
  • “Running Out”, Matoma & Astrid S. (iTunes)
  • “Sad Boy”, G-Eazy (iTunes)
  • “Stitches”, Francesco Yates (iTunes)
  • “Superstar”, Curren$y featuring Ty Dolla $ign (iTunes)
  • “The More You Give (The More You’ll Have)”, Michael Bublé (iTunes)

Next week, we’ll have a bigger update for you, with new albums from Coldplay, G-EazyTroye Sivan and more. See you then!

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