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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of March 12, 2021

Kiss from a Rosé.

Yes, New Music Friday is in your area with a fresh batch of albums and EPs from Joshua Bassett, Nick Jonas and Selena Gomez, as well as the current singles from Gwen Stefani, Machine Gun Kelly and Rosé. Get ready for a colorful listening session:

Notable albums out this week: Clever‘s Crazy (iTunes), GIVĒON‘s When It’s All Said And Done… Take Time (iTunes), Grouplove‘s This Is This (iTunes), Nick Jonas‘s Spaceman (iTunes), Shoffy‘s Marathon (iTunes), Tom Grennan‘s Evering Road (iTunes), Valerie June‘s The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Chika‘s Once Upon A Time (iTunes), Coin‘s Green Blue + Indigo Violet (iTunes), Jacob Banks‘s For My Friends (iTunes), Joshua Bassett‘s Joshua Bassett (iTunes), Selena Gomez‘s Revelación (iTunes), Stephanie Poetri‘s AM:PM (iTunes), Tiera‘s Tiera (iTunes), Tim Chadwick‘s Timothy (iTunes), USERx‘s USERx (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2 Times”, MASN (iTunes)
“Addicted”, Jorja Smith (iTunes)
“Anything Could Happen”, Dylan Cartlidge (iTunes)
“Are You Kidding?”, Nicole Millar (iTunes)
“Baby”, Sage The Gemini featuring Chris Brown (iTunes)
“Bad Dream”, Cannons (iTunes)
“Be Somebody”, James Vincent McMorrow & Rudimental (iTunes)
“Before You Let Me Go”, Declan J Donovan (iTunes)
“Bet U Wish U Had My Man”, Kodi James (iTunes)
“Bloodstream”, Twocolors (iTunes)
“Boyfriend”, Leah Kate (iTunes)
“Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll”, Cheap Trick (iTunes)
“Cameras On”, AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Can’t Let You Go”, Ali Gatie (iTunes)
“Can’t Say No”, Wild Youth (iTunes)
“Carpool”, Zachary Knowles (iTunes)
“Cowboy”, Allison Ponthier (iTunes)
“Cutthroat” and “Follow You”, Imagine Dragons (iTunes)
“Daywalker!”, Machine Gun Kelly featuring CORPSE (iTunes)
“Easy (Acoustic)”, Lillian Hepler (iTunes)
“Embers”, James Newman (iTunes)
“Empty Eyes”, Munn (iTunes)
“Far Away”, Peter Fenn (iTunes)
“Feel Good”, Saint Motel (iTunes)
“Feels”, WATTS featuring Khalid (iTunes)
“First Place”, Bülow (iTunes)
“Gasoline”, Leyla Blue (iTunes)
“Gone” and “On The Ground”, Rosé (iTunes)
“Groupie”, Cate (iTunes)
“Heavy”, MOD SUN featuring Blackbear (iTunes)
“Hello You Up”, Sean Stemaly (iTunes)
“How Does It Feel”, London Grammar (iTunes)
“I Wanna Help Your Mind”, Goth Babe (iTunes)
“If I Didn’t Have You”, BANNERS (iTunes)
“It’s Raining, It’s Pouring”, Anson Seabra (iTunes)
“Like A Lady”, Lady A (iTunes)
“Long Live Rock”, Halestorm (iTunes)
“Lost”, NF featuring Hopsin (iTunes)
“Love Song”, Anna Clendening featuring John K (iTunes)
“Monster (V.1)”, Tom Odell (iTunes)
“My Masterpiece”, Darius Rucker (iTunes)
“Newbury Park”, Lexi Jayde (iTunes)
“Nobody To Love”, TELYKast & Loren Gray (iTunes)
“Not My Ex”, Katie MAC (iTunes)
“Ocean”, LunchMoney Lewis featuring Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“One Last Time”, LP (iTunes)
“Oscar Nominated”, James Droll featuring Gayle (iTunes)
“Part Time Psycho”, SHAED & Two Feet (iTunes)
“Patience”, KSI featuring Yungblud & Polo G (iTunes)
“Pistolwhip”, Spill Tab (iTunes)
“Psychopath”, Emily Weisband (iTunes)
“Red Light”, Kid Ink (iTunes)
“Samantha’s Gone (Acoustic)”, Corey Taylor (iTunes)
“Shapeshifter”, The Blossom (iTunes)
“Sing About Love”, Fousheé (iTunes)
“Slow Clap”, Gwen Stefani (iTunes)
“The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done”, Max Leone (iTunes)
“The Drake”, Cleopatrick (iTunes)
“The Hurt You Gave Me”, Robert Grace (iTunes)
“The Kiss Of Venus”, Paul McCartney & Dominic Fike (iTunes)
“Thumbs”, Lucy Dacus (iTunes)
“Tiptoe”, Boys World (iTunes)
“To The Side”, Layto (iTunes)
“Torture”, X Ambassadors & Earl St. Clair (iTunes)
“Trust You”, Emelie Hollow (iTunes)
“Weapon”, Against The Current (iTunes)
“We’re Good (Dillon Francis Remix)”, Dua Lipa (iTunes)
“Young Forever”, Lilly Ahlberg (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Justin Bieber and Lana Del Rey 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: January 26, 2014

“Love” is on 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 seven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 26, 2014…

Debuts:
40. ONE DIRECTION, “Midnight Memories”
39. SHANE FILAN, “Knee Deep In My Heart”
37. THE 1975, “Settle Down”

Biggest Mover(s):
NEON TREES, “Sleeping With A Friend” (26-18, eight spots)

10. A GREAT BIG WORLD (featuring CHRISTINA AGUILERA), “Say Something” (down 2)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Black Magnetic/Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

09. BOY & BEAR, “Southern Sun” (steady, second week)
Album: Harlequin Dream (2013, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

08. GROUPLOVE, “Shark Attack” (up 5)
Album: Spreading Rumours (2013, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

07. GARY BARLOW, “Let Me Go” (down 2)
Album: Since I Saw You Last (2013, Polydor Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

06. ONE DIRECTION, “Story Of My Life” (down 2)
Album: Midnight Memories (2013, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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

04. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “The Walker” (up 2)
Album: More Than Just A Dream (2013, Elektra Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. THE FRAY, “Love Don’t Die” (steady, third week)
Album: Helios (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. BASTILLE, “Of The Night” (steady, second week)
Album: All This Bad Blood (2013, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Human” (steady, second week)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six 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 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of March 13, 2020

Climate’s changing on the charts.

The updated forecast says New Music Friday is looking hot this week with new albums from Grouplove, Niall Horan and Two Feet, as well as singles from Ava Max, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora and Tones And I. Has anyone seen the sunscreen? We’re burning up already:

GROUPLOVE – Healer (iTunes)
Features: “Deleter”, a current top ten hit on the Alternative radio chart

NIALL HORAN – Heartbreak Weather (iTunes)
Features: “Nice To Meet Ya”, a former top 20 song on the Hot AC and Top 40 radio charts, as well as the new single “No Judgement”

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Trolls World Tour (Soundtrack) (iTunes)
Features: the SZA and Justin Timberlake duet “The Other Side”, which is at or nearing the top 20 on the Hot AC and Top 40 radio charts

Notable albums out this week: Caitlyn Smith‘s Supernova (iTunes), Don Toliver‘s Heaven Or Hell (iTunes), Felly‘s Mariposa (iTunes), Joywave‘s Possession (iTunes), Jucee Froot‘s Black Sheep (iTunes), Magdalena Bay‘s A Little Rhythm And A Wicked Feeling (iTunes), Rich The Kid‘s Boss Man (iTunes), Seafret‘s Most Of Us Are Strangers (iTunes), Shoffy‘s Flash (iTunes), Two Feet‘s Pink (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: ALMA‘s Have U Seen Her? (Part II) (iTunes), Big Freedia‘s Louder (iTunes), Jack Harlow‘s Sweet Action (iTunes), Renforshort‘s Teenage Angst (iTunes), Sub Urban‘s Thrill Seeker (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“Alter Ego”, Kaleo (iTunes)
“Bad Child” and “Can’t Be Happy All The Time”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“Big Drip (Remix)”, Fivio Foreign featuring Quavo & Lil Baby (iTunes)
“Brave Enough”, Josh Cumbee (iTunes)
“Bullets With Names”, Machine Gun Kelly featuring Young Thug, RJMrLA & Lil Duke (iTunes)
“By My Side”, Black Atlass featuring Sonia (iTunes)
“Can I Kiss You?”, Dahl (iTunes)
“Caution”, The Killers (iTunes)
“Chandelier”, Damien Rice (iTunes)
“Cold”, Caroline Kole (iTunes)
“Didn’t I”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Forever”, Fletcher (iTunes)
“Forfeit.”, Kiana Ledé featuring Lucky Daye (iTunes)
“Freak”, Tyga featuring Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“Give Me Strength” and “Peace Love Happiness”, Calvin Harris & Love Regenerator (iTunes)
“Gummy”, Loud Luxury & Brando (iTunes)
“Home”, Livingston (iTunes)
“How To Be Lonely”, Rita Ora (iTunes)
“Italiana”, Kota Banks (iTunes)
“Jealous”, Lennon Stella (iTunes)
“Jealous Of Myself”, Galxara (iTunes)
“Kings & Queens”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“Levi High”, DaniLeigh featuring DaBaby (iTunes)
“Liar”, Brandon Gomes featuring Shawney (iTunes)
“Lottery”, Dinah Jane (iTunes)
“Lotto”, Joyner Lucas (iTunes)
“Man”, JoJo (iTunes)
“Mutual Love”, Shallou featuring Zachary Knowles (iTunes)
“No One Will Miss Me”, Delta Rae (iTunes)
“Not Like Falling Out Of Love”, Nick Wilson (iTunes)
“Okay With That”, Phangs (iTunes)
“Oprah’s Bank Account”, Lil Yachty & DaBaby featuring Drake (iTunes)
“Paper Planes”, Elina (iTunes)
“Party With My Friends”, MKTO (iTunes)
“Perfection’s A Thing And You’re It”, Maddy Jane (iTunes)
“Pink Dust”, A.CHAL (iTunes)
“Play With Fire (Extended)”, Sam Tinnesz featuring Yacht Money (iTunes)
“Quiet Motions”, MXMToon (iTunes)
“Serve”, Symba (iTunes)
“Sicko”, Felix Jaehn featuring Gashi & Faangs (iTunes)
“Simmer (Caroline Polachek Remix)”, Hayley Williams (iTunes)
“Sink”, Maya B featuring SAINt JHN (iTunes)
“Something Comforting”, Porter Robinson (iTunes)
“Stuck On You”, RAC + Phil Good (iTunes)
“The Difference”, Flume featuring Toro Y Moi (iTunes)
“The World Is Flat And This Is The Edge”, KennyHoopla (iTunes)
“To Die For (Acoustic)”, Sam Smith (iTunes)
“Toxic”, Kehlani (iTunes)
“Type 2”, Rence (iTunes)
“U N Eye”, Boy In Space (iTunes)
“Urs”, John-Robert (iTunes)
“We Got Love”, Teyana Taylor featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill (iTunes)
“Where You Wanna Be”, R3HAB featuring Elena Temnikova (iTunes)
“Who Would Have Thought”, Dylan Dunlap (iTunes)
“Who’s Gonna Love You”, Emilie Nicolas (iTunes)
“Worry About Me”, Ellie Goulding featuring Blackbear (iTunes)
“Z”, Gayle (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Alicia Keys, Conan Gray, Kelsea Ballerini and The Weeknd are among the major titles 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: August 5, 2012

Landing “Close” to the top of my 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 seven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of August 5, 2012…

Debuts:
40. CHEYENNE JACKSON, “Before You”
39. KARMIN, “Hello”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame” (36-24)
NO DOUBT, “Settle Down” (24-12, twelve spots)

10. P!NK, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” (up 2)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

09. CHRIS WALLACE, “Remember When (Push Rewind)” (up 1)
Album: Push Rewind (2012, ThinkSay Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

08. ALEX CLARE, “Too Close” (up 1)
Album: The Lateness Of The Hour (2012, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7

07. MAROON 5, “Payphone” (down 2)
Album: Overexposed (2012, A&M/Octone/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. OWL CITY & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Good Time” (up 1)
Album: The Midsummer Station (2012, Republic Records) and Kiss (2012, 604/School Boy/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “She’s So Mean” (up 1)
Album: North (2012, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

04. KATY PERRY, “Wide Awake” (steady, second week)
Album: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

03. TRAIN, “50 Ways To Say Goodbye” (steady, second week)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

02. GROUPLOVE, “Tongue Tied” (steady, third week)
Album: Never Trust A Happy Song (2011, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. FUN., “Some Nights” (steady, third week)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight 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 2, 2014

“Coming” to a countdown near you.

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 March 2, 2014…

Debuts:
39. OH HONEY, “Be Okay”
36. BLEACHERS, “I Wanna Get Better”

Biggest Mover(s):
DJ CASSIDY featuring JESSIE J & ROBIN THICKE, “Calling All Hearts” (31-24, seven spots)

10. KARMIN, “I Want It All” (up 1)
Album: Pulses (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. BOY & BEAR, “Southern Sun” (steady, second week)
Album: Harlequin Dream (2013, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

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

07. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “The Walker” (down 1)
Album: More Than Just A Dream (2013, Elektra Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

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

05. BASTILLE, “Bad Blood” (steady, second week)
Album: Bad Blood (2013, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

04. MAGIC!, “Rude” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Don’t Kill The Magic (2014, Latium/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

03. GROUPLOVE, “Shark Attack” (steady, third week)
Album: Spreading Rumours (2013, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

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

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

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback 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: August 18, 2013

What if we head back to 2013?

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 August 18, 2013…

Debuts:
40. SHANE FILAN, “Everything To Me”
39. SHEPPARD, “Hold My Tongue”

Biggest Mover(s):
KATY PERRY, “Roar” (40-25, 15 spots)

10. GROUPLOVE, “Ways To Go” (up 1)
Album: Spreading Rumours (2013, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #4

09. FAMILY OF THE YEAR, “St. Croix” (steady, second week)
Album: Loma Vista (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. DAFT PUNK featuring PHARRELL WILLIAMS, “Get Lucky” (steady, second week)
Album: Random Access Memories (2013, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

07. MAYER HAWTHORNE, “Her Favorite Song” (down 2)
Album: Where Does This Door Go (2013, Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. TRAIN featuring ASHLEY MONROE, “Bruises” (steady, second week)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. PASSENGER, “Holes” (up 2)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

04. PASSENGER, “Let Her Go” (down 2)
Album: All The Little Lights (2012, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for twelve weeks

03. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “What If” (steady, second week)
Album: Bookmarks (2013, Wind-up Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

02. BASTILLE, “Pompeii” (up 2)
Album: Bad Blood (2014, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. P!NK featuring LILY ROSE COOPER, “True Love” (steady, third week)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three 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: July 8, 2012

This chart’s rated G.

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 July 8, 2012…

Debuts:
39. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Mercy”
37. P!NK, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”

Biggest Mover(s):
OWL CITY & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Good Time” (29-19, ten spots)

10. KATY PERRY, “Wide Awake” (up 2)
Album: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

09. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “She’s So Mean” (up 5)
Album: North (2012, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

08. TRAIN, “50 Ways To Say Goodbye” (up 1)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

07. GOTYE, “Eyes Wide Open” (steady, third week)
Album: Making Mirrors (2012, Fairfax/Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

06. DANIEL POWTER, “Cupid” (down 1)
Album: Turn On The Lights (2012, International Solutions/Avex/Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

05. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Call Me Maybe” (down 1)
Album: Kiss (2012, Schoolboy/604/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

04. FUN., “Some Nights” (up 2)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

03. GRAFFITI6, “Stare Into The Sun” (steady, second week)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. MAROON 5, “Payphone” (down 1)
Album: Overexposed (2012, A&M/Octone/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. GROUPLOVE, “Tongue Tied” (up 1)
Album: Never Trust A Happy Song (2011, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two 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: July 22, 2012

Having fun. in 2012…

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 July 22, 2012…

Debuts:
37. ELTON JOHN vs. PNAU, “Sad”
34. NO DOUBT, “Settle Down”

Biggest Movers:
THE KILLERS, “Runaways” (39-28, eleven spots)

10. ALEX CLARE, “Too Close” (up 1)
Album: The Lateness Of The Hour (2012, Republic Records)
Peak: #7

09. DANIEL POWTER, “Cupid” (steady, second week)
Album: Turn On The Lights (2012, International Solutions/Avex/Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

08. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Call Me Maybe” (down 3)
Album: Kiss (2012, Schoolboy/604/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

07. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “She’s So Mean” (up 1)
Album: North (2012, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

06. KATY PERRY, “Wide Awake” (steady, second week)
Album: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

05. GRAFFITI6, “Stare Into The Sun” (down 1)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

04. TRAIN, “50 Ways To Say Goodbye” (up 3)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

03. MAROON 5, “Payphone” (down 1)
Album: Overexposed (2012, A&M/Octone/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. GROUPLOVE, “Tongue Tied” (down 1)
Album: Never Trust A Happy Song (2011, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. FUN., “Some Nights” (up 2)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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RADIO REPORT: POP! Goes The Picks (February 2017)

Radio Report - February 2017

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 February in this month’s Radio Report:

GNASH featuring JOHNNY YUKON – “Home” (Atlantic, February 7 – CHR/Top 40)
Album: TBA
Past CHR History: Singer Garrett Nash, along with Olivia O’Brien, had a slow ride up the chart in 2016 with “i hate u, i love u” (#5).

JAMES HERSEY – “Miss You” (Glassnote, February 7 – CHR/Top 40)
Album: TBA
Past CHR History: Hersey was the vocalist on Dillon Francis and Kygo’s “Coming Over”, which quickly peaked at #36 in April 2016.

THE VAMPS & MATOMA – “All Night” (Island/Republic, February 7 – CHR/Top 40)
Album: TBA
Past CHR History: The British group has struggled at the format; their biggest hit, “Somebody To You”, briefly got to #50 in 2014.

HARDWELL featuring JAY SEAN – “Thinking About You” (Epic, February 14 – CHR/Top 40)
Album: TBA
Past CHR History: Sean had a run of five top 40 hits between 2009 and 2011, but has struggled to find an audience in recent years.

GROUPLOVE – “Good Morning” (Canvasback/Atlantic, February 7 – Alternative)
Album: Big Mess (2016)
Past ALT History: The California band was in the top five late last year with “Welcome To Your Life”. Will they be welcomed back?

AMERICAN AUTHORS – “I’m Born To Run” (Island/Republic, February 14 – Alternative)
Album: What We Live For (2016)
Past ALT History: The quartet last charted at this format in 2014 with “Best Day Of My Life” (#18), a #1 song on the Hot AC listing.

COLD WAR KIDS – “Love Is Mystical” (Capitol, February 14 – Alternative)
Album: TBA
Past ALT History: Some stations just can’t get rid of “First”, which spent seven weeks at #1 in 2015. Hope they make room for this!

DEPECHE MODE – “Where’s The Revolution” (Columbia, February 14 – Alternative)
Album: Spirit (2017)
Past ALT History: They’ve had an incredible stretch of 19 chart singles since 1989, with four reaching #1. They last charted in 2013.

Which of these new songs would you like to see on the charts later this year? Let me know!

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