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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: January 3, 2021

He’s looking at a golden 2021.

DEBUTS
40. Harry Styles – Treat People With Kindness
39. Paul McCartney – Find My Way | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
29. Taylor Swift featuring HAIM – No Body, No Crime (36)
24. Gwen Stefani – Let Me Reintroduce Myself (30)
20. Chris Cornell – Watching The Wheels (25)
17. Ed Sheeran – Afterglow (27) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Fitz – Head Up High (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Taylor Swift – Willow (13) | PEAK: #09
08. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (07) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
07. Tones And I – Fly Away (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (06) | PEAK: #06
05. LANY – If This Is The Last Time (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (04) | PEAK: #04
03. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Dua Lipa – Levitating (02) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Harry Styles – Golden (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Mammoth WVH – Distance (1)
2. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (10)
3. Britney Spears & Backstreet Boys – Matches (3)
4. Dixie D’Amelio – One Whole Day (4)
5. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (5)
6. Smith & Thell – Radioactive Rain (-)
7. Forest Blakk – If You Love Her (-)
8. Kylie Minogue & Dua Lipa – Real Groove (-)
9. Rina Sawayama – Lucid (-)
10. Justin Bieber – Anyone (-)

In The Mix:
Grace Potter – Release
Nothing, Nowhere. – Fake Friend
The Band CAMINO – Roses
Why Don’t We – Slow Down

Chart Notes:

  • 2021 begins with Harry Styles holding at #1 for a fourth week on my personal chart with “Golden”. Ed Sheeran takes the Biggest Mover title with his newest release “Afterglow”, soaring from 27-17 in its second week in the top 40. Entering at #39 this week is 78-year-old Paul McCartney with “Find My Way”, the oldest male soloist to ever appear on my chart. It’s taken from his album McCartney III, which came in at #2 on the Billboard 200 list recently. The aforementioned Styles also debuts with “Treat People With Kindness” at #40. A music video for the song premiered several days ago, though it’s not currently being promoted as a radio single.

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Adam’s Top 100 of 2020: The Complete List

2020 was quite a year, one that will be remembered for some time to come: the pandemic, politics, protests and much more. While our lives will be much different headed into the new year, we can only hope that 2021 will bring some sort of normalcy and positive change.

Perhaps one of the few upsides of 2020 was the amount of great music that came out: despite the challenges of the last ten months, the music community remained creative and I’d like to think that some of that is reflected in my 2020 year-end chart. “Love” was in the air once again, with the top 100 containing 15 titles that used the word or the word family, including “I Love Me”, “Love Me Land”, “Stupid Love”, “Used To Love” and others. From “Me” to “You”, my chart saw some action from “Fall On Me” and “Rain On Me” to “Adore You” and “Someone To You” and even “Me & You Together Song”. Hits from Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga dominated the year, but there’s lots more to discover from the rankings of my list, including winners from radio, sync and yes, a few TikTok tunes as well.

So, after crunching all the numbers up, here are the top 100 songs based on my weekly personal chart:

The 2020 chart year encompasses a period of 53 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 1, 2019 to the chart dated November 29, 2020. Peaks listed for each track reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, an entry with the highest 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. 166 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a small decrease from the 167 that did so in 2019. A total of 13 titles reached the #1 spot for at least one week this year, down significantly from the 20 that did so in 2019.

01. DUA LIPA, “Break My Heart” (1,025 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

02. LADY GAGA & ARIANA GRANDE, “Rain On Me” (967 points)
Album: Chromatica
Label: Interscope
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

03. JP SAXE featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “If The World Was Ending” (937 points)
EP: Hold It Together
Label: Arista
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. HARRY STYLES, “Adore You” (922 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. DUA LIPA, “Don’t Start Now” (908 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. SAM FISCHER, “This City” (868 points)
EP: Not A Hobby and Homework
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for five weeks

07. THE KILLERS, “Caution” (765 points)
Album: Imploding The Mirage
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #2 for six weeks

08. GABBY BARRETT featuring CHARLIE PUTH, “I Hope” (764 points)
Album: Goldmine
Label: Warner/Warner Nashville
Peak: #2 for five weeks

09. AVA MAX, “Kings & Queens” (676 points)
Album: Heaven & Hell
Label: APG/Atlantic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

10. DUA LIPA, “Physical” (637 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for one week

11. KYGO & TINA TURNER, “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” (636 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: RCA
Peak: #2 for eight weeks

12. DUA LIPA, “Hallucinate” (630 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for three weeks

13. SCOTT HELMAN, “Wait No More” (624 points)
Album: Nonsuch Park (SA)
Label: Warner
Peak: #3 for three weeks

14. LEWIS CAPALDI, “Before You Go” (613 points)
Album: Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (Extended)
Label: Capitol
Peak: #2 for two weeks

15. TONES AND I, “Never Seen The Rain” (611 points)
EP: The Kids Are Coming
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #3 for three weeks

16. LADY GAGA, “Stupid Love” (592 points)
Album: Chromatica
Label: Interscope
Peak: #2 for two weeks

17. THE 1975, “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)” (591 points)
Album: Notes On A Conditional Form
Label: Dirty Hit/Interscope
Peak: #3 for two weeks

18. THE 1975, “Me & You Together Song” (578 points)
Album: Notes On A Conditional Form
Label: Dirty Hit/Interscope
Peak: #6

19. MANDY MOORE, “Save A Little For Yourself” (574 points)
Album: Silver Landings
Label: Verve Forecast
Peak: #3 for four weeks

20. KATY PERRY, “Daises” (573 points)
Album: Smile
Label: Capitol
Peak: #3 for three weeks

21. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (569 points)
EP: Stella & Steve
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3 for two weeks

22. MILEY CYRUS, “Midnight Sky” (556 points)
Album: Plastic Hearts
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for four weeks

23. MAGGIE ROGERS, “Love You For A Long Time” (551 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Capitol
Peak: #5 for four weeks

24. ASHE, “Moral Of The Story” (542 points)
EP: Moral Of The Story: Chapter 1
Label: Mom+Pop/Further.
Peak: #3 for two weeks

25. COLDPLAY, “Orphans” (540 points)
Album: Everyday Life
Label: Parlophone/Atlantic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

26. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Cardigan” (532 points)
Album: Folklore
Label: Republic
Peak: #4 for three weeks

27. MAJOR LAZER featuring MARCUS MUMFORD, “Lay Your Head On Me” (527 points)
Album: Music Is The Weapon
Label: Mad Decent/Columbia
Peak: #5

28. TONES AND I, “Bad Child” (525 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #4

29. THE KILLERS, “My Own Soul’s Warning” (502 points)
Album: Imploding The Mirage
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #6 for three weeks

30. NIALL HORAN, “Nice To Meet Ya” (492 points) (2019 YE: #70)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2019/2020)

31. BANNERS, “Someone To You” (486 points)
EP: Empires On Fire and Album: Where The Shadow Ends (Reissue)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #2

32. KELLY CLARKSON, “I Dare You” (476 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #5 for three weeks

33. CHRIS CORNELL, “Patience” (457 points)
Album: No One Sings Like You Anymore, Vol. 1
Label: UMe
Peak: #6

34. SCOTT HELMAN, “Everything Sucks” (455 points) (2019 YE: #88)
Album: Nonsuch Park (SA)
Label: Warner
Peak: #2 for three weeks

35. ASHE, “Save Myself” (452 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Mom+Pop/Further.
Peak: #3 for two weeks

36. ZARA LARSSON, “Love Me Land” (450 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: TEN/Epic
Peak: #8 for four weeks

37. TONES AND I, “Ur So F**king Cool” (442 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #6 for three weeks

38. TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Man” (434 points)
Album: Lover
Label: Republic
Peak: #8

39. HARRY STYLES, “Falling” (432 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #7 for four weeks

40. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “This Love Isn’t Crazy” (426 points)
Album: Dedicated Side B
Label: School Boy/Interscope
Peak: #8 for three weeks

41. ZEDD & JASMINE THOMPSON, “Funny” (415 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #7 for three weeks

42. BILLIE EILISH, “Everything I Wanted” (413 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Darkroom/Interscope
Peak: #7 for two weeks

43. ALANIS MORISSETTE, “Reasons I Drink” (407 points)
Album: Such Pretty Forks In The Road
Label: Epiphany/Thirty Tigers
Peak: #8

44. MARTIN GARRIX & DEAN LEWIS, “Used To Love” (405 points)
Album: (single only)
Label: STMPD/RCA
Peak: #8

45. NIALL HORAN, “Put A Little Love On Me” (397 points)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #10 for two weeks

46. SHAWN HOOK, “I Don’t Wanna Dance” (392 points)
EP: Take Me Home
Label: Ultra
Peak: #8

47. TONES AND I, “Dance Monkey” (383 points) (2019 YE: #20)
EP: The Kids Are Coming
Label: Bad Batch/Elektra
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2019)

48. JOEL CORRY featuring MNEK, “Head & Heart” (371 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Big Beat/EMG
Peak: #4

49. JAYMES YOUNG, “Happiest Year” (368 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Please Rewind/Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #10

50. NIALL HORAN, “Black And White” (366 points)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #9 for two weeks

51. PASSENGER, “The Way That I Love You” (360 points)
Album: Songs For The Drunk And Broken Hearted
Label: Nettwerk
Peak: #9

52. HARRY STYLES, “Lights Up” (358 points) (2019 YE: #94)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #6 for four weeks

53. LOUIS TOMLINSON, “We Made It” (351 points)
Album: Walls
Label: Syco/Arista
Peak: #8 for three weeks

54. SAINT MOTEL, “Preach” (339 points)
EP: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Pt. 2
Label: Elektra
Peak: #9

55. THE SCRIPT, “The Last Time” (338 points) (2019 YE: #71)
Album: Sunsets & Full Moons
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3 for five weeks (2019/2020)

56. MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, “I Got You” (329 points)
Album: Work Hard And Be Nice
Label: Boo Boo Wax/Thirty Tigers
Peak: #10 for two weeks

57. ROYAL & THE SERPENT, “Overwhelmed” (325 points)
EP: Get A Grip
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #6

58. DUA LIPA, “Levitating” (310 points)
Album: Future Nostalgia
Label: Warner
Peak: #1 for four (+) weeks

59. DEMI LOVATO, “I Love Me” (308 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #10

60. THE CHICKS (f/k/a DIXIE CHICKS), “Gaslighter” (307 points)
Album: Gaslighter
Label: Columbia
Peak: #10

61. NEON TREES, “Used To Like” (299 points)
Album: I Can Feel You Forgetting Me
Label: Thrill Forever/ADA
Peak: #11

62. GAVIN JAMES, “Boxes” (291 points)
EP: Boxes
Label: Capitol
Peak: #11 for two weeks

63. MAROON 5, “Nobody’s Love” (275 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: 222/Interscope
Peak: #11 for two weeks

64. KALEO, “I Want More” (266 points)
Album: Surface Sounds
Label: Elektra
Peak: #15

65. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Lover” (265 points) (2019 YE: #42)
Album: Lover
Label: Republic
Peak: #2 (2019)

66. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (263 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #3 for three (+) weeks

67. CHAZ CARDIGAN, “Not OK!” (261 points)
EP: Vulnerabilia
Label: Loud Robot/Capitol
Peak: #14 for two weeks

68. MARSHMELLO & DEMI LOVATO, “OK Not To Be OK” (260 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #11

69. MADDIE POPPE, “Not Losing You” (249 points) (2019 YE: #93)
Album: Whirlwind
Label: 19/Hollywood
Peak: #8

70. CLAIRE ROSINKRANZ, “Backyard Boy” (246 points)
EP: BeVerly Hills BoYfRiEnd
Label: Purple Monkey/Republic
Peak: #12

71. MANDY MOORE, “Tryin’ My Best, Los Angeles” (242 points)
Album: Silver Landings
Label: Verve Forecast
Peak: #12

72. LIZZO, “Cuz I Love You” (242 points)
Album: Cuz I Love You
Label: Nice Life/Atlantic
Peak: #13 for two weeks

73. NIALL HORAN, “No Judgement” (240 points)
Album: Heartbreak Weather
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #14

74. SHAWN MENDES, “Wonder” (234 points)
Album: Wonder
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #8 for three weeks

75. JAMIE SCOTT, “Friendly Fire” (232 points)
Album: How Still The River
Label: Catherine
Peak: #15 for four weeks

76. HARRY STYLES, “Watermelon Sugar” (231 points)
Album: Fine Line
Label: Erskine/Columbia
Peak: #15

77. SZA x JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “The Other Side” (227 points)
Album: Trolls World Tour (Soundtrack)
Label: RCA
Peak: #12

78. CONAN GRAY, “Maniac” (225 points)
Album: Kid Krow
Label: Republic
Peak: #15 for two weeks

79. SILVERSUN PICKUPS, “Toy Soldiers” (220 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: New Machine
Peak: #15 for two weeks

80. CAM, “Redwood Tree” (219 points)
Album: The Otherside
Label: Triple Tigers/RCA
Peak: #17 for three weeks

81. KESHA featuring BIG FREEDIA, “Raising Hell” (213 points)
Album: High Road
Label: Kemosabe/RCA
Peak: #12

82. A GREAT BIG WORLD & CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Fall On Me” (206 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: S-Curve
Peak: #18

83. LIZZO, “Good As Hell” (197 points) (2019 YE: #57)
Album: Coconut Oil (EP)
Label: Nice Life/Atlantic
Peak: #6 for three weeks

84. SMITH & THELL, “Year Of The Young” (196 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Arista
Peak: #18

85. ZARA LARSSON, “Wow” (196 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: TEN/Epic
Peak: #19 for two weeks

86. FINNEAS, “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night” (193 points)
EP: Blood Harmony (Deluxe)
Label: OYOY/AWAL
Peak: #18

87. JP SAXE, “A Little Bit Yours” (184 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Arista
Peak: #5+

88. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Oh, What A World” (183 points)
Album: Golden Hour
Label: MCA Nashville/Capitol
Peak: #17

89. COLDPLAY, “Champion Of The World” (180 points)
Album: Everyday Life
Label: Parlophone/Atlantic
Peak: #19

90. PICTURE THIS, “One Night” (178 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Republic
Peak: #15 for three weeks

91. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Fearless” (178 points)
Album: Miracle Pill
Label: Warner
Peak: #17

92. DIXIE D’AMELIO, “Be Happy” (172 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: HITCO
Peak: #18 for two weeks

93. WHY DON’T WE, “Fallin'” (171 points)
Album: The Good Times And The Bad Ones
Label: Signature Ent./Atlantic
Peak: #11+

94. AVENUE BEAT, “F2020” (169 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Tape Room/Valory-in2une
Peak: #16

95. BASTILLE, “Survivin'” (162 points)
EP: Goosebumps
Label: Republic
Peak: #14+

96. BLINDLOVE, “I Wanna Be Okay” (145 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: IronHeart (now Bee & El/Warner)
Peak: #19

97. LUKAS GRAHAM, “Lie” (143 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Warner
Peak: #14 for two weeks

98. KEANE, “Love Too Much” (142 points) (2019 YE: #44)
Album: Meaning Of Life
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3 (2019)

99. LUKAS GRAHAM, “Share That Love” (138 points)
Album: (n/a)
Label: Warner
Peak: #21

100. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (133 points)
Album: ~how i’m feeling~
Label: AWAL/in2une
Peak: #20

Happy New Year from PGTC! See you in 2021.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: December 27, 2020

Still looking golden after Christmas.

DEBUTS
36. Taylor Swift featuring HAIM – No Body, No Crime
27. Ed Sheeran – Afterglow | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Troye Sivan & Kacey Musgraves featuring Mark Ronson – Easy (36)
21. Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen – Chinatown (27)
19. The Knocks featuring Foster The People – All About You (25)
13. Taylor Swift – Willow (22) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Tones And I – Fly Away (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Why Don’t We – Fallin’ (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Bastille – Survivin’ (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (03) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
06. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (06) | PEAK: #06
05. LANY – If This Is The Last Time (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (05) | PEAK: #04
03. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Dua Lipa – Levitating (02) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Harry Styles – Golden (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Mammoth WVH – Distance (2)
2. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (1)
3. Britney Spears & Backstreet Boys – Matches (7)
4. Dixie D’Amelio – One Whole Day (8)
5. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (6)
6. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (3)
7. Tai Verdes – Stuck In The Middle (4)
8. Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn! (5)
9. Paul McCartney – Find My Way (-)
10. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (-)

In The Mix:
Forest Blakk – If You Love Her (new)
Gavin James – Man On The Moon
Grace Potter – Release
Nothing, Nowhere. – Fake Friend
Rina Sawayama – Lucid
The Band CAMINO – Roses
Why Don’t We – Slow Down

Chart Notes:

  • Following the holidays, Harry Styles stays at #1 for a third week on my personal chart with “Golden”, while Taylor Swift leaps from 22-13 with “Willow”, the Biggest Mover for the second week in a row. Ed Sheeran makes his return to my chart at #27 with his surprise song “Afterglow”, which was released on Monday morning with little advance notice. Sheeran has indicated via social media that the track is not the first official single from his fifth studio album, but something that he still wanted to put out. Further down the list, the aforementioned Swift is in at #36 with another single from her Evermore album: the HAIM-assisted “No Body, No Crime”. The cut impacts at the Country radio format in two weeks.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: December 20, 2020

The golden standard this week.

DEBUTS
36. Troye Sivan & Kacey Musgraves featuring Mark Ronson – Easy | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Gwen Stefani – Let Me Reintroduce Myself (40)
29. Chris Cornell – Watching The Wheels (36)
27. Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen – Chinatown (33)
22. Taylor Swift – Willow (31) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ashe – Save Myself (07) | PEAK: #03
09. Bastille – Survivin’ (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Why Don’t We – Fallin’ (08) | PEAK: #08
07. LANY – If This Is The Last Time (11) | PEAK: #07
06. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (05) | PEAK: #05
04. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (03) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
02. Dua Lipa – Levitating (02) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Harry Styles – Golden (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (1)
2. Mammoth WVH – Distance (3)
3. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (4)
4. Tai Verdes – Stuck In The Middle (5)
5. Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn! (8)
6. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (6)
7. Britney Spears & Backstreet Boys – Matches (9)
8. Dixie D’Amelio – One Whole Day (10)
9. Rina Sawayama – Lucid (-)
10. Grace Potter – Release (-)

In The Mix:
Gavin James – Man On The Moon
Nothing, Nowhere. – Fake Friend (new)
The Band CAMINO – Roses
Why Don’t We – Slow Down (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Harry Styles earns a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Golden”, while Taylor Swift is moving ahead with “Willow”, leaping from 31-22 after debuting on last week’s countdown. The only new entry in the top 40 comes in at #36: “Easy” by Troye Sivan. The single version of it is a collaboration with Kacey Musgraves that also features Mark Ronson. Sivan’s original solo version can be on the EP In A Dream from earlier this year.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: December 13, 2020

This chart is looking pretty golden.

DEBUTS
40. Gwen Stefani – Let Me Reintroduce Myself
36. Chris Cornell – Watching The Wheels
31. Taylor Swift – Willow | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen – Chinatown (40)
26. Remi Wolf – Hello Hello Hello (32)
15. Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber – Monster (21)
14. Tones And I – Fly Away (20)
05. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (13) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (05) | PEAK: #04
09. Bastille – Survivin’ (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Why Don’t We – Fallin’ (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Ashe – Save Myself (07) | PEAK: #03
06. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (13) | PEAK: #05
04. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
02. Dua Lipa – Levitating (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Harry Styles – Golden (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (2)
2. Sir Sly – Material Boy (1)
3. Mammoth WVH – Distance (5)
4. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (6)
5. Tai Verdes – Stuck In The Middle (7)
6. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (9)
7. James Hersey – Forget (About Everyone Else) (3)
8. Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn! (10)
9. Britney Spears & Backstreet Boys – Matches (-)
10. Dixie D’Amelio – One Whole Day (-)

In The Mix:
Britney Spears – Swimming In The Stars
Gavin James – Man On The Moon
Grace Potter – Release (new)
Rina Sawayama – Lucid
The Band CAMINO – Roses (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Harry Styles scores his third solo #1 single on my personal chart, as “Golden” advances from 3-1 this week. It’s the second from the Fine Line album: “Adore You” spent three weeks at the summit in February and March. New at #31 this week, Taylor Swift has the highest of three new entries in the countdown with “Willow”, the lead single from her surprise release Evermore. The companion set to Folklore will start at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart later this month. The late Chris Cornell lands at #36 with a remake of John Lennon’s posthumous 1981 hit “Watching The Wheels”. It’s taken from a Cornell covers album that came out on Friday, No One Sings Like You Anymore. Lastly, Gwen Stefani comes in at #40 with “Let Me Reintroduce Myself”. It’s appropriate considering that this track marks her first to reach my chart since the summer of 2016.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: December 6, 2020

Levitating into December.

DEBUTS
40. Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen – Chinatown | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. Remi Wolf – Hello Hello Hello (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
31. The Knocks featuring Foster The People – All About You (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
21. Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber – Monster (28)
20. Tones And I – Fly Away (27)
13. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (19)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Why Don’t We – Fallin’ (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Shawn Mendes – Wonder (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (10) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
07. Ashe – Save Myself (06) | PEAK: #03
06. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (04) | PEAK: #04
04. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Harry Styles – Golden (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Levitating (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sir Sly – Material Boy (1)
2. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (5)
3. James Hersey – Forget (About Everyone Else) (4)
4. Parson James – High Tide, Low Tide (2)
5. Mammoth WVH – Distance (8)
6. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (6)
7. Tai Verdes – Stuck In The Middle (9)
8. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Work Hard And Be Nice (7)
9. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (-)
10. Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn! (10)

In The Mix:
Britney Spears – Swimming In The Stars (new)
Dixie D’Amelio – One Whole Day (new)
Gavin James – Man On The Moon (new)
Rina Sawayama – Lucid

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa achieves a fifth week at the top with “Levitating”, her fifth #1 song in a row from the album Future Nostalgia. This week marks her 21st in total at the summit during 2020, an amazing number that continues to grow as the year goes on. Though there are a handful of big movers in the countdown, there’s only one new entry: checking in at #40, “Chinatown”, the first charting collaboration for Bleachers and Bruce Springsteen.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 29, 2020

Ready to Dua it again.

DEBUTS
40. Remi Wolf – Hello Hello Hello
39. The Knocks featuring Foster The People – All About You | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber – Monster (38)
27. Tones And I – Fly Away (33)
26. Paris Jackson – Let Down (31)
24. Noah Kahan featuring Mxmtoon – Pride (29)
19. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner (34) | BIGGEST MOVER
17. LANY – If This Is The Last Time (22)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (10) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
09. Royal & The Serpent – Overwhelmed (07) | PEAK: #06
08. Shawn Mendes – Wonder (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Ashe – Save Myself (04) | PEAK: #03
05. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Harry Styles – Golden (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Levitating (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sir Sly – Material Boy (1)
2. Parson James – High Tide, Low Tide (2)
3. Kylie Minogue – Magic (3)
4. James Hersey – Forget (About Everyone Else) (7)
5. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (5)
6. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (9)
7. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Work Hard And Be Nice (8)
8. Mammoth WVH – Distance (-)
9. Tai Verdes – Stuck In The Middle (10)
10. Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn! (-)

In The Mix:
Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen – Chinatown
Crowded House – Whatever You Want
Rina Sawayama – Lucid (new)
Rozzi – Orange Skies

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa easily earns her fourth week at the top with “Levitating”, as the Miley Cyrus collaboration “Prisoner” takes the Biggest Mover title with a huge jump from 34-19 in its second week in the countdown. Two songs that are picking up solid early airplay at the Alternative format are new to my personal chart this week: “All About You” by The Knocks and Foster The People at #39 and “Hello Hello Hello” by Remi Wolf at #40. The two cuts mark the last top 40 entries of the 2020 chart year. Stay tuned for more information on my year-end chart.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 22, 2020

Four ways to Dua domination.

DEBUTS
38. Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber – Monster
34. Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa – Prisoner | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Tones And I – Fly Away (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
24. Fitz – Head Up High (29)
09. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (15) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — three weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (10) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
09. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (15) | PEAK: #09
08. Shawn Mendes – Wonder (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Royal & The Serpent – Overwhelmed (06) | PEAK: #06
06. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Ashe – Save Myself (04) | PEAK: #03
03. Harry Styles – Golden (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Levitating (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sir Sly – Material Boy (4)
2. Parson James – High Tide, Low Tide (3)
3. Kylie Minogue – Magic (2)
4. Ben Rector featuring Ingrid Michaelson – It Would Be You (1)
5. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (6)
6. The Knocks featuring Foster The People – All About You (-)
7. James Hersey – Forget (About Everyone Else) (-)
8. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Work Hard And Be Nice (10)
9. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (9)
10. Tai Verdes – Stuck In The Middle (-)

In The Mix:
Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen – Chinatown (new)
Crowded House – Whatever You Want
Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn!
Mammoth WVH – Distance (new)
Rozzi – Orange Skies

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa holds strong at #1 for the third week with “Levitating”, one of four singles she currently has on my personal chart. One of them comes in as this week’s Highest Debut: a collaboration with Miley Cyrus titled “Prisoner”, which bows at #34. Cyrus, likely Lipa, went to the top recently with “Midnight Sky”, which plants itself at #2 again. The only other entry in the countdown is from Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber with “Monster”, which is new at #38. Mendes also holds at #8 with the title cut from his upcoming album Wonder.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 17, 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: Billie Eilish leads the bill with a huge week for her latest release, but the new holiday hit from Lil Nas X is a cold hard winner too. Let’s add ’em up:

“I AM” NUMBER ONE: Billie Eilish connected with the Top 40 panel in a big way this week, earning 169 stations for “Therefore I Am”. The song debuted at #34 on last weekend’s published update, giving the young performer her sixth top 40 song to date. The adds continued at the Alternative and Hot AC formats, where it brought in another 42 and 16 stations, respectively.

Lil Nas X also debuted on the Top 40 report with “Holiday”, landing a second place finish with an impressive 92 adds on impact. It took first place at both Rhythmic and Urban radio this week, earning 44 and 34 adds, respectively.

Charting singles from Ariana Grande and Tate McRae returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

Next week: Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber hope to have a monster adds week here (and they’ll likely achieve it.)

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. BILLIE EILISH, “Therefore I Am” (Darkroom/Interscope)
2. LIL NAS X, “Holiday” (Columbia)
3. ARIANA GRANDE, “34+35” (Republic)
4-T. RITT MOMNEY, “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
4-T. THE KID LAROI, “So Done” (Columbia)
6-T. CHRIS BROWN x YOUNG THUG, “Go Crazy” (RCA-300 Ent.)
7. THE WEEKND, “Save Your Tears” (XO/Republic)
8-T. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (Erskine/Columbia)
8-T. INTERNET MONEY featuring GUNNA, DON TOLIVER & NAV, “Lemonade” (10K Projects/Capitol)
10-T. MALUMA & THE WEEKND, “Hawái” (Sony Latin/RCA)
10-T. TATE MCRAE, “You Broke Me First” (RCA)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 15, 2020

She’s levitating once again.

DEBUTS
39. Tones And I – Fly Away | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
15. Ritt Momney – Put Your Records On (22) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks
07. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (13)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ava Max – Kings & Queens (08) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
09. BANNERS – Someone To You (06) | PEAK: #02
08. Shawn Mendes – Wonder (09) | PEAK: #08
07. JP Saxe – A Little Bit Yours (13) | PEAK: #07
06. Royal & The Serpent – Overwhelmed (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Joel Corry featuring MNEK – Head & Heart (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Ashe – Save Myself (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Harry Styles – Golden (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Miley Cyrus – Midnight Sky (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Levitating (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Ben Rector featuring Ingrid Michaelson – It Would Be You (1)
2. Kylie Minogue – Magic (3)
3. Parson James – High Tide, Low Tide (4)
4. Sir Sly – Material Boy (6)
5. Rachel Platten – Soldiers (2)
6. Des Rocs – This Is Our Life (7)
7. Meg Myers – Any Way You Wanna Love (5)
8. Ruth B – Slow Fade (8)
9. Semisonic – Basement Tapes (-)
10. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Work Hard And Be Nice (10)

In The Mix:
Crowded House – Whatever You Want
Dua Lipa featuring Angèle – Fever
James Hersey – Forget (About Everyone Else)
Jeris Johnson & Ricky Desktop – Damn!
Mat Kearney – Grand Canyon
Rozzi – Orange Skies

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa continues at #1 for the second week with “Levitating”, while Ritt Momney has the Biggest Mover for the second week in a row with his cover of “Put Your Records On”, moving from 22-15. Fresh off the Apple Event earlier this week, Tones And I‘s “Fly Away” earns a debut at #39, making it the only new entry in the top 40.

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