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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (January 21, 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 Jonas Brothers gotta ‘nother hit, but who else in the mix? Let’s add ’em up:

“MAN” OF THE HOUR: With 164 adds on impact, “What A Man Gotta Do” by the Jonas Brothers dominated the Top 40 report, easily securing the top spot. On the Hot AC report, it picked up another 55 adds, where it also started in first place. With a nice top 30 debut on both charts by last Sunday’s published update, the song won’t waste any time flying up through the coming weeks. It’s expected to lead a forthcoming studio album by the siblings, which is due sometime later this year.

Labelmate Chelsea Cutler also managed a solid first week with “Sad Tonight”, landing in third place with 39 stations. Her album How To Be Human was released last Friday. It’s her first single to officially impact at the Top 40 format, though she did score a bit of Triple A airplay last year for the Jeremy Zucker collaboration “You Were Good To Me”, which failed to chart.

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

Next week, Lizzo‘s “Cuz I Love You” is likely to see a lot of love at the Top 40 format. Will Noah Cyrus‘s “July” share it?

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. JONAS BROTHERS, “What A Man Gotta Do” (Republic)
2. HALSEY, “You Should Be Sad” (Capitol)
3. CHELSEA CUTLER, “Sad Tonight” (Republic)
4-T CAMILA CABELLO featuring DABABY, “My Oh My” (Syco/Epic)
4-T. THE WEEKND, “Blinding Lights” (XO/Republic)
6. RODDY RICCH, “The Box” (Atlantic)
7-T. ALICIA KEYS, “Underdog” (RCA)
7-T. BLACK EYED PEAS x J BALVIN, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” (Epic)
7-T. BROCKHAMPTON, “Sugar” (Question Everything/RCA)
7-T. REGARD, “Ride It” (Epic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (January 19, 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. Whether you’re a loser, lover or somewhere in-between, we’ve got you covered with plenty of pop stats. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

COME AND GET YOUR “LOVE”: Earning her fifth #1 single at the Top 40 format and first since 2016, Selena Gomez rises up a notch with “Lose You To Love Me”. It also reaches the top ten on this week’s Hot AC chart, moving from 11-10. This single appears on her recent album Rare, with the title track from the set edging closer to the top 50 here after strong unsolicited airplay.

There are three acts with at least one #1 song to their credit entering the top 40 this week: Halsey with “You Should Be Sad”, which rises from 45-23, the Jonas Brothers with “What A Man Gotta Do”, starting at #29 and Lewis Capaldi with “Before You Go”, up from 41-33. It’s the 13th top 40 hit for Halsey, the 11th for the siblings and the second for Capaldi. “You” is the latest single from her album Manic, which debuted on Friday and is expected to launch in the top three on the Billboard 200 survey. “What” is likely to be the lead single from the trio’s sixth studio album, due sometime later this year. “Before” is taken from an expanded edition of the set Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, which became available last November.

The international single “Ride It” by Regard, a DJ who flipped an old Jay Sean song into a viral dance record, breaks the top 50 at #47 this week. Newcomer Roddy Rich raps his way towards more riches with this week’s #49 debut, “The Box”. The song, which is also blasting up the Rhythmic and Urban charts, recently topped the Billboard Hot 100 list. Lastly, Post Malone is in at #50 with a recent #1 tune on the Rhythmic chart, the DaBaby-assisted “Enemies”, taken from the album Hollywood’s Bleeding.

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

Leader of the Mac.

It’s a very busy January week for big names with bigger releases, including albums from Halsey, Little Big Town and the late Mac Miller, as well as instant grat cuts and songs by Alec Benjamin, Blackbear, BTS, Green Day, Louis Tomlinson and more. Circle all your favorites:

HALSEY – Manic (iTunes)
Features: “Without Me”, a #1 song at the Hot AC and Top 40 formats, as well as charting singles “Graveyard” and “You Should Be Sad”

MAC MILLER – Circles (iTunes)
Features: “Good News”, a recent digital sales and streaming hit released just ahead of the album

Notable albums out this week: 070 Shake‘s Modus Vivendi (iTunes), Chelsea Cutler‘s How To Be Human (iTunes), Dustin Lynch‘s Tullahoma (iTunes), Dylan Rockoff‘s Semicolon & Parentheses (iTunes), Emily King‘s Sides (Acoustic) (iTunes), Eminem‘s Music To Be Murdered By (iTunes), Gabrielle Aplin‘s Dear Happy (iTunes), Little Big Town‘s Nightfall (iTunes), Mura Masa‘s R.Y.C. (iTunes), Bad Boys For Life (Soundtrack) (iTunes), Revenge Of The Dreamers III (Deluxe) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Easy Life‘s Junk Food (iTunes), Lauren Sanderson‘s Midwest Kids Can Make It Big (iTunes), Spencer Barnett‘s I’m Fine (iTunes), Tomorrow x Together‘s Magic Hour (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“A Muse”, DVSN (iTunes)
“Baby”, Jack Rabbit (iTunes)
“Bikini P*rn” and “Passion & Pain Tastes The Same When I’m Weak”, Tove Lo (iTunes)
“Black Swan”, BTS (iTunes)
“Blink”, Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“Body Count”, Grey featuring Thutmose (iTunes)
“Break My Baby” and “I Want More”, Kaleo (iTunes)
“Bury Us”, The Naked And Famous (iTunes)
“Call Me”, Empress Of (iTunes)
“Casino”, Ryan Beatty (iTunes)
“Catch Me If You Can”, UNSECRET & Vo Williams (iTunes)
“Christopher Walking”, Pop Smoke (iTunes)
“Circle The Drain”, Soccer Mommy (iTunes)
“Consider Me Yours (The Suicide Doors Remix)”, MKTO (iTunes)
“Crying My Eyes Out (Acoustic)”, Stephen Puth (iTunes)
“Dead Man Walking”, 2 Chainz featuring Future (iTunes)
“Demons”, Alec Benjamin (iTunes)
“Everything Has Changed”, Best Coast (iTunes)
“First Grade”, Max Leone (iTunes)
“Ghost”, Christopher (iTunes)
“Greenlights”, Krewella (iTunes)
“Happy New Year”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“Here’s Your Song”, Chloe Lilac (iTunes)
“I See”, Nicky Romero (iTunes)
“If I Told You”, Soul Asylum (iTunes)
“If We Never Met”, John K featuring Kelsea Ballerini (iTunes)
“In My Bones”, Ray Dalton (iTunes)
“In The Afternoon” and “Playground Love”, Josef Salvat (iTunes)
“Joke’s On You”, Charlotte Lawrence (iTunes)
“June 14th”, Lauren Auder (iTunes)
“Laugh Til We Cry”, Ben Thornewill (iTunes)
“Lazy”, Surfaces (iTunes)
“Let Me Down Slow”, New Hope Club & R3HAB (iTunes)
“Make It To Heaven (Rework)”, David Guetta, Morten & RAYE (iTunes)
“Maldad”, Steve Aoki & Maluma (iTunes)
“Martha Divine”, Ashley McBryde (iTunes)
“Me & You Together Song”, The 1975 (iTunes)
“Me & Ur Ghost”, Blackbear (iTunes)
“Me Gusta”, Shakira & Anuel AA (iTunes)
“Microphone”, American Authors (iTunes)
“Moon Rider”, Jai Wolf featuring Wrabel (iTunes)
“Money Talk”, Rich The Kid & YoungBoy Never Broke Again (iTunes)
“Necessary Evil”, Justice Carradine (iTunes)
“New Me”, Ella Eyre (iTunes)
“Now I Know”, Lily Moore (iTunes)
“Nowhere Feels Like Home”, The WLDLFE (iTunes)
“Numb”, Brianna Cash & Tory Lanez (iTunes)
“Oh Yeah!”, Green Day (iTunes)
“Paradise Is Lost”, GoldTop x Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Photograph”, Stefan Alexander (iTunes)
“Priorities”, SAYGRACE (iTunes)
“P*$$Y Fairy (OTW)”, Jhené Aiko (iTunes)
“Riding A Wave”, Love Fame Tragedy (iTunes)
“Save A Little For Yourself”, Mandy Moore (iTunes)
“Say It”, LIVVIA (iTunes)
“Shadow”, Daniel Saint Black (iTunes)
“She”, Hayley Kiyoko (iTunes)
“Slide (Remix)”, H.E.R. featuring Pop Smoke, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie & Chris Brown (iTunes)
“Slow Down (Acoustic)”, Skip Marley & H.E.R. (iTunes)
“Sore Thumb”, Tim Chadwick (iTunes)
“States Away”, Trove & James Droll (iTunes)
“Sweet June Nectar”, Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon (iTunes)
“Tattoos Together”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Therapy”, Duke Dumont (iTunes)
“The Dirt”, Benjamin Ingrosso (iTunes)
“Thinking About You”, Isaiah (iTunes)
“Time Of Our Lives”, Christian French (iTunes)
“Two Of Us”, Birds Of Tokyo (iTunes)
“Walls”, Louis Tomlinson (iTunes)
“West Coast”, Alt Bloom (iTunes)
“What A Man Gotta Do”, Jonas Brothers (iTunes)
“You Don’t Have To Be Lonely”, The Undercover Dream Lovers (iTunes)
“Youuu”, Coin (iTunes)

Next week, new sets from Breaking Benjamin and Colony House lead the release schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (January 14, 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: Alicia Keys and Halsey have the key records finishing in the top two. At the end of the day, it was a close one. Did the underdog succeed? Let’s add ’em up:

YOU SHOULD BE AT THE TOP: After a very tight battle for the top of the report this week, Keys’s “Underdog” narrowly edged out Halsey’s “You Should Be Sad” as the Most Added song at the Top 40 format. The former checked in with 119 stations, while the latter came in with 111. Keys, who will be hosting the Grammy Awards at the end of the month, recently scored her first chart entry at the format in seven years. Halsey, whose Manic album streets this Friday, recently peaked at #8 here with “Graveyard”.

International hit “Ride It” by DJ/producer Regard makes its first trip into the top ten this week, securing 11 adds and eighth place on the leaderboard. The song has been moving towards the top 50 for a few weeks now; we’ll see if this boost gets it in there.

Charting songs from Lewis Capaldi and Trevor Daniel are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

What a man gotta do to get the Most Added song at the format? The Jonas Brothers will let us in on the answer next Tuesday.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. ALICIA KEYS, “Underdog” (RCA)
2. HALSEY, “You Should Be Sad” (Capitol)
3. CAMILA CABELLO featuring DABABY, “My Oh My” (Syco/Epic)
4. THE WEEKND, “Blinding Lights” (XO/Republic)
5. TREVOR DANIEL, “Falling” (Alamo/Interscope)
6-T. ED SHEERAN featuring CAMILA CABELLO & CARDI B, “South Of The Border” (Atlantic)
6-T. LEWIS CAPALDI, “Before You Go” (Capitol)
8. REGARD, “Ride It” (Epic)
9-T. BLACK EYED PEAS x J BALVIN, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” (Epic)
9-T. DOJA CAT, “Juicy” (Kemosabe/RCA)
9-T. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Yummy” (Def Jam)
9-T. ZEDD & KEHLANI, “Good Thing” (Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (January 13-14, 2020)

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 three new hits impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ALICIA KEYS – “Underdog” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Keys reached the top ten in January 2013 with “Girl On Fire”, but larger success has eluded her in recent years.

HALSEY – “You Should Be Sad” (Capitol)
Album: Manic (2020)
Past T40 History: As “Graveyard” is laid to rest at the format following its #8 peak last month, this follow-up is building very fast.

TREVOR DANIEL – “Falling” (Alamo/Interscope)
Album: Homesick (EP) (2018)
Past T40 History: Fueled by TikTok and a notable sales and streaming response, Daniel recently earned his first top 40 song here.

At the current time, no songs are listed as impacting at the format next week. Stay tuned for updates to the schedule.

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

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (January 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. The underdogs are starting off the new year on a good note… at least, that’s what pop programmers tell us at this point. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

“CIRCLES” SHAPES THE LIST: With airplay at the Top 40 format returning to normal after the usual year-end spikes and dips from special programming, the massive track atop the chart remains the same: Post Malone‘s “Circles” leads the pop list for a fifth nonconsecutive week. Can Selena Gomez‘s “Lose You To Love Me” (up 3-2) find the strength to finally reach the top next Sunday? Stay tuned.

Trevor Daniel earns his first top 40 hit at the format with “Falling”, up from 42-37. Alicia Keys also returns with her 13th top 40 hit and first in seven years, “Underdog”, which bows at #40 after some hourly airplay on Thursday. It heads for adds on Tuesday.

Labelmates Lewis Capaldi and Halsey are new to the top 50 with their respective songs, “Before You Go” at #41 and “You Should Be Sad” at #45. The latter title impacts at the format on Tuesday. Ally Brooke also reaches the top 50 with “No Good”, sliding in at #50. She’s hoping to earn her third solo top 40 entry outside of Fifth Harmony in the coming weeks.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 24, 2019)


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: Maroon 5 tops the adds report and conjures up some musical memories, as new releases from Bebe Rexha and Liam Payne also stack their adds high. Let’s add ’em up:

FROM 5 TO 1: The new single from Maroon 5 easily leads the week’s adds report at the Top 40 format, as “Memories” starts with 135 stations on impact. It also led yesterday’s report at the Hot AC format, where it scooped up another 76. The tune is already well into the top 40 at both formats, so expect it to glide up these (and other) charts through the fall months.

Rexha’s “You Can’t Stop The Girl” and Payne’s “Stack It Up”, featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, start in second and third place respectively, with 45 and 40 stations on impact. The former title comes from the soundtrack to Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil, which opens on October 18. The latter is expected to appear on a forthcoming album by Payne, though his debut set has yet to materialize in the nearly 2-1/2 years he’s been charting as a solo artist. (An EP, which featured no radio singles, was released last August.) Both tunes are likely to make the top 50 by early next month, as the threshold for charting at the format is noticeably higher as of recent.

Charting releases by Halsey, Lizzo and Taylor Swift are among those prominent songs making up the rest of the top ten.

Look out for more information on next week’s impacting songs on our Monday morning log.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. MAROON 5, “Memories” (222/Interscope)
2. BEBE REXHA, “You Can’t Stop The Girl” (Warner)
3. LIAM PAYNE featuring A BOOGIE WIT DA HOODIE, “Stack It Up” (Republic)
4. HALSEY, “Graveyard” (Capitol)
5. ARIANA GRANDE, MILEY CYRUS & LANA DEL REY, “Don’t Call Me Angel” (Republic)
6. LIZZO, “Good As Hell” (Nice Life/Atlantic)
7. THE CHAINSMOKERS & ILLENIUM featuring LENNON STELLA, “Takeaway” (Disruptor/Columbia)
8. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Lover” (Republic)
9-T. KYGO x WHITNEY HOUSTON, “Higher Love” (RCA)
9-T. LIL NAS X, “Panini” (Columbia)

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