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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 10, 2021

“Cold” remains hot for another week.

DEBUTS
39. Tears For Fears – The Tipping Point
38. John Mellencamp & Bruce Springsteen – Wasted Days
33. Sting – Rushing Water | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Whitney Houston & Clean Bandit – How Will I Know (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
25. Andy Grammer – Damn It Feels Good To Be Me (30)
21. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe (27) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
17. John Mayer – Wild Blue (22)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Duran Duran – Anniversary (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Milky Chance – Colorado (05) | PEAK: #05
07. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (06) | PEAK: #02
05. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (09) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Silk Sonic – Skate (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (1)
2. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (3)
3. January Jane – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (8)
4. Sting – If It’s Love (4)
5. TWICE – The Feels (9)
6. Noah Kahan featuring Joy Oladokun – Someone Like You (-)
7. Lorde – Mood Ring (5)
8. Kylie Minogue and Years & Years – A Second To Midnight (-)
9. Trevor Daniel – Alone (-)
10. Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart (-)

In The Mix:
Duran Duran – Tonight United
Forest Blakk – Fall Into Me
Jesy Nelson featuring Nicki Minaj – Boyz (new)
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Patrick Droney – Like The Water
Rod Stewart – One More Time
The Anxiety – Meet Me At Our Spot

Chart Notes:

  • Starting a super retro countdown this week, Elton John and Dua Lipa hold at the top for the fifth consecutive week with “Cold Heart”. It’s their collaboration from John’s The Lockdown Sessions project, which is due in less than two weeks. Tied for the week’s Biggest Mover, Coldplay and BTS leap from 27-21 on the chart with “My Universe”, while the late Whitney Houston rises from 40-34 with a Clean Bandit remix of 1986’s “How Will I Know”. Sting leads a batch of three debuts that could be from 1985 or 2021, as “Rushing Water” (from his upcoming album The Bridge) flows onto the chart at #33. John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen debut at #38 with “Wasted Days”, while Tears For Fears are in at #39 with the title cut from The Tipping Point, their first studio album since 2004.

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

“Cold” is still bold.

DEBUTS
40. Whitney Houston & Clean Bandit – How Will I Know
35. Charli XCX – Good Ones
34. Jax – Like My Father | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
22. John Mayer – Wild Blue (27)
19. The Script – I Want It All (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Dua Lipa – Love Again (05) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
06. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
05. Milky Chance – Colorado (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (07) | PEAK: #03
02. Silk Sonic – Skate (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (2)
2. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
3. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (4)
4. Sting – If It’s Love (3)
5. Lorde – Mood Ring (8)
6. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (5)
7. FINNEAS – The 90s (6)
8. January Jane – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (-)
9. TWICE – The Feels (-)
10. Sting – Rushing Water (-)

In The Mix:
Duran Duran – Tonight United
Forest Blakk – Fall Into Me
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
John Mellencamp featuring Bruce Springsteen – Wasted Days (new)
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Patrick Droney – Like The Water (new)
Rod Stewart – One More Time
The Anxiety – Meet Me At Our Spot
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Trevor Daniel – Alone (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Frozen solid at #1 on my personal chart for the fourth consecutive week, “Cold Heart” is still beating at the top spot for Elton John and Dua Lipa. Their duet, which is featured on John’s The Lockdown Sessions compilation, should be safe at the summit for the next few weeks. Coldplay and BTS climb from 36-27 on the chart with “My Universe”, earning it the title of this week’s Biggest Mover. Three releases debut in the top 40: “Like My Father” is the highest at #34, as Jax earns her second top 40 single of 2021. Charli XCX is one notch lower with “Good Ones”, off to a fairly good start at #35. Finally, the late Whitney Houston debuts at #40 with a new remix of 1986’s “How Will I Know”, reimagined by Clean Bandit. The original song spent two weeks at #1 on the CHR radio chart.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 26, 2021

At the heart of the chart world.

DEBUTS
36. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon (38)
27. John Mayer – Wild Blue (34)
12. Duran Duran – Anniversary (20)
11. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (21) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (12) | PEAK: #10
09. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #03
08. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Milky Chance – Colorado (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Dua Lipa – Love Again (03) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Silk Sonic – Skate (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
2. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (2)
3. Sting – If It’s Love (3)
4. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (4)
5. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (6)
6. FINNEAS – The 90s (7)
7. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (5)
8. Lorde – Mood Ring (8)
9. Jax – Like My Father (-)
10. Charli XCX – Good Ones (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame
Duran Duran – Tonight United (new)
Forest Blakk – Fall Into Me (new)
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Rod Stewart – One More Time
Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping
The Anxiety – Meet Me At Our Spot (new)
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Whitney Houston & Clean Bandit – How Will I Know (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Chilling at #1 on my personal chart for the third week in a row, “Cold Heart” is frozen in place for Elton John and Dua Lipa. Lifting from 21-11, Ed Sheeran claims the Biggest Mover in the countdown for the second time with “Shivers”, as “Bad Habits” holds at #2 for the fourth nonconsecutive week. There’s just one new entry in the top 40 this week and it’s a noteworthy collaboration: at #36, “My Universe” pairs Coldplay and BTS on their first song together. The former’s “Higher Power”, a recent #1 hit on my chart, is down to #16.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 19, 2021

A #1 song with heart.

DEBUTS
38. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. John Mayer – Wild Blue (40)
32. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby (38)
24. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down (30)
21. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
20. Duran Duran – Anniversary (27)
10. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (17)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (17) | PEAK: #10
09. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (08) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
07. Milky Chance – Colorado (10) | PEAK: #07
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (04) | PEAK: #03
05. Silk Sonic – Skate (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – Love Again (02) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (1)
2. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (4)
3. Sting – If It’s Love (5)
4. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (9)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (6)
6. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (7)
7. FINNEAS – The 90s (8)
8. Lorde – Mood Ring (-)
9. Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping (-)
10. Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac
Mimi Webb – 24/5
Rod Stewart – One More Time (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Young Bombs featuring JORDY – Summer In Brooklyn

Chart Notes:

  • For the second week in a row, “Cold Heart” leads my personal chart for Elton John and Dua Lipa. The latest release from Ed Sheeran is the Biggest Mover in the countdown, as “Shivers” jumps from 36-21 and paces well ahead of other notable moves for songs from Duran Duran and Kacey Musgraves, among others. Coming in at #38, this week’s only debut is from MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers with “Silk Chiffon”. The latter artist has never previously appeared on my chart, but the trio ranked at #1 for two weeks in 2017 with “I Know A Place”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 12, 2021

The coldest chart-topper of the year.

DEBUTS
40. John Mayer – Wild Blue
39. Andy Grammer – Damn It Feels Good To Be Me
38. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby
36. Ed Sheeran – Shivers | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
27. Duran Duran – Anniversary (34)
17. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (27) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Milky Chance – Colorado (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (05) | PEAK: #05
08. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (07) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
07. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (06) | PEAK: #05
06. Silk Sonic – Skate (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (08) | PEAK: #05
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
02. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (04) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (3)
2. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon (-)
3. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
4. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (6)
5. Sting – If It’s Love (5)
6. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (7)
7. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (8)
8. FINNEAS – The 90s (-)
9. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (-)
10. Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame (-)

In The Mix:
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure (new)
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac
Little Mix – Love (Sweet Love)
Lorde – Mood Ring
Mimi Webb – 24/5 (new)
Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Young Bombs featuring JORDY – Summer In Brooklyn (new)

Chart Notes:

  • It leaped from 34-21-10-4 over the last month, but this week, “Cold Heart” hits the top spot on my personal chart for Elton John and Dua Lipa. The song is the first #1 on my list for the legendary John and the record-breaking tenth for Lipa, who knocks her own “Love Again” off the top and down to #2. Two songs tie for this week’s Biggest Mover: up ten spots, “Justified” jumps from 27-17 for Kacey Musgraves, while the reunited ABBA climbs from 40-30 with “Don’t Shut Me Down”. Four songs reach the top 40 this week, all performed by solo men: Ed Sheeran has the top new entry at #36 with “Shivers”, Troye Sivan is in at #38 with “Angel Baby”, Andy Grammer debuts at #39 with “Damn It Feels Good To Be Me” and John Mayer lands at #40 with “Wild Blue”. The four have a combined eight prior #1 hits on my chart between them: Mayer with three, Sheeran and Sivan with two and Grammer with one.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 5, 2021

Labor Day lovin’.

DEBUTS
40. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down
37. ABBA – I Still Have Faith In You
34. Duran Duran – Anniversary | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. The Script – I Want It All (37)
27. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (35) | BIGGEST MOVER
23. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move (28)
04. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (10)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Coldplay – Higher Power (09) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
09. Silk Sonic – Skate (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (04) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
06. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (05) | PEAK: #05
05. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (07) | PEAK: #05
04. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (10) | PEAK: #04
03. John Mayer – Last Train Home (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (4)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (3)
5. Sting – If It’s Love (-)
6. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (-)
7. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (5)
8. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (8)
9. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (6)
10. Maisie Peters – Psycho (7)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac (new)
Little Mix – Love (Sweet Love) (new)
Lorde – Mood Ring
OneRepublic – Someday
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Another week, another round of chart wins for Dua Lipa! This time around, “Love Again” holds at #1 for the fifth week, while “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) continues its fast ascent with a move from 10-4. Now, will Lipa replace herself at the top? It seems pretty likely, but we’ll see what plays out soon. Lifting from 35-27, Kacey Musgraves earns the Biggest Mover in the countdown with “Justified”. Duran Duran has the week’s Highest Debut with a new single from their upcoming album Future Past: at #34, that’s “Anniversary”. This track follows “Invisible”, which recently got to #3. The two other entries are from one act, a legendary Swedish quartet with their first studio album in 40 years: ABBA. “I Still Have Faith In You” and “Don’t Shut Me Down” debut at #37 and #40, respectively, which are both featured on their upcoming album Voyage.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 3, 2021

A Certified hit for Friday.

For all you lover boys and girls, this week’s New Music Friday releases include top new albums from Drake, Lady Gaga and LANY, as well as tracks from ABBA, Charli XCX and Little Mix. Now, here’s a big mix of bops for your playlist:

Notable albums out this week: BabyJake‘s The Sun Wakes Up Earlier Now (Stream), Baby Queen‘s The Yearbook (Stream), Drake‘s Certified Lover Boy (Stream), Imagine Dragons‘s Mercury – Act 1 (Stream), Lady Gaga‘s Dawn Of Chromatica (Stream), LANY‘s GG BB XX (Stream), Lauren Alaina‘s Sitting Pretty On Top Of The World (Stream), Little Simz‘s Sometimes I Might Be Introvert (Stream), Maty Noyes‘s The Feeling’s Mutual (Stream), Surfaces‘s Pacifico (Deluxe) (Stream), Tom Grennan‘s Evering Road (Reissue) (Stream), Cinderella (Soundtrack) (Stream), Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings (Soundtrack) (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Great Good Fine OK‘s Great Good Fine OK (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“3D”, Morgen (Stream)
“10 Things”, Chloe Lilac (Stream)
“Acapulco”, Jason Derulo (Stream)
“Aftermath”, Vaultboy (Stream)
“All It Cost Me Was Everything”, Cody Jinks (Stream)
“Ambition”, David Hugo (Stream)
“Anniversary”, Duran Duran (Stream)
“Billie (Loving Arms)”, Fred Again.. (Stream)
“Blue Notes 2”, Meek Mill featuring Lil Uzi Vert (Stream)
“Borrow Your Time”, Fly By Midnight (Stream)
“Call Me”, Tia Tia (Stream)
“Clementine”, Wet (Stream)
“Coconut Oil”, KIRBY (Stream)
“Complete Me”, Kylie Sonique Love (Stream)
“Don’t Shut Me Down” and “I Still Have Faith In You”, ABBA (Stream)
“Down”, MOD SUN featuring Travis Barker (Stream)
“Dusty Old Dust”, Lee Ann Womack (Stream)
“Easy Way Out”, Eva Rose (Stream)
“Ella”, Two Feet (Stream)
“Empty House”, Abe Parker (Stream)
“Eternal Love”, JLS (Stream)
“Gët Busy”, Yeat (Stream)
“Get There Somehow”, Madison Watkins (Stream)
“Ghosted My Therapist”, Rachel Bochner (Stream)
“Good Ones”, Charli XCX (Stream)
“Headlights”, Restless Road (Stream)
“Hero (Orchestral)”, Faouzia (Stream)
“High School”, Sammy Rash (Stream)
“Hot Demon B*tches Near U!!!”, CORPSE & Night Lovell (Stream)
“I Don’t Smoke”, Lily Rose (Stream)
“I Don’t Want You”, Riton & RAYE (Stream)
“I Still Need You”, Ayokay (Stream)
“Icee Pop”, Nic D (Stream)
“If It’s Love”, Sting (Stream)
“If The World Just Danced”, Diana Ross (Stream)
“Is It Me?”, Scarlet Envy (Stream)
“Johnny Wants To Fight”, Badflower (Stream)
“Let’s Lose Our Minds”, SoFaygo (Stream)
“Like The Water”, Patrick Droney (Stream)
“Linda”, Tokischa & ROSALÍA (Stream)
“Love (Sweet Love)”, Little Mix (Stream)
“Love Tonight (Robin Schulz Remix)”, Shouse (Stream)
“McKenzie”, Houndmouth (Stream)
“Messy”, Dozzi (Stream)
“Métele Al Perreo”, Daddy Yankee (Stream)
“More”, Sam Ryder (Stream)
“Not Happy”, Jackson Harris (Stream)
“Not Worth It”, ZillaKami (Stream)
“Oh Sh*t… Are We In Love?”, Valley (Stream)
“Our Neighbors”, Will Hyde (Stream)
“Partly Cloudy With A Chance Of Tears”, Skylar Grey (Stream)
“Party For Two”, Jesse McCartney (Stream)
“Passion”, Twocolors (Stream)
“Piece Of My Mind”, BROODS (Stream)
“Razor’s Edge”, Masked Wolf featuring X Ambassadors (Stream)
“Record Player”, Daisy The Great & AJR (Stream)
“Runaway With It”, HRVY (Stream)
“Sh*t Show”, Peter McPoland (Stream)
“Soda Stream Sky”, Powfu featuring KNOWN. (Stream)
“Something Special”, Joan (Stream)
“Stranger (For Now)”, Matilda Mann (Stream)
“Sun Came Up”, Sofi Tukker & John Summit (Stream)
“That Way”, Tate McRae & Jeremy Zucker (Stream)
“The 90s”, FINNEAS (Stream)
“There For You”, Tommee Profitt & SVRCINA (Stream)
“Think You Know Someone”, Kyle Clark (Stream)
“This Is Our Country”, RuPaul & Tanya Tucker featuring The Cast Of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, Season 6 (Stream)
“This Is What Falling In Love Feels Like”, JVKE (Stream)
“Till It Hurts (Pink Panda Remix)”, JORDY (Stream)
“Trust!”, JPEGMAFIA (Stream)
“Underwater”, PHANGS & Morgxn (Stream)
“Unknown Male 01”, Biffy Clyro (Stream)
“Until I Found You”, Stephen Sanchez (Stream)
“Used To You”, Serena RyderShawn Hook (Stream)
“Waiting Game”, G Flip & Renforshort (Stream)
“When The Light Goes Out”, Chris Leamy (Stream)

Next week, the new albums from Kacey Musgraves and Metallica 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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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 29, 2021

“Love” for the month.

DEBUTS
37. The Script – I Want It All
35. Kacey Musgraves – Justified | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move (36)
26. Shawn Mendes & Tainy – Summer Of Love (35)
23. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (31)
10. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (21) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (21) | PEAK: #10
09. Coldplay – Higher Power (08) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
08. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
05. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
03. John Mayer – Last Train Home (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (4)
4. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (6)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (5)
6. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (7)
7. Maisie Peters – Psycho (8)
8. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (10)
9. Alesso & Marshmello featuring James Bay – Chasing Stars (9)
10. Lorde – Mood Ring (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame (new)
Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours
OneRepublic – Someday (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges (new)

Chart Notes:

  • The end of August doesn’t mean the end of a spectacular run on my personal chart for Dua Lipa, as “Love Again” remains at #1 for the fourth week and “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) leaps from 21-10, making it the Biggest Mover for the second week in a row. Two new releases debut on my chart, both by acts who have previously reached the top spot: Kacey Musgraves is in at #35 with “Justified”, while The Script starts at #37 with “I Want It All”. A new album (Star-Crossed) from Musgraves is due on September 10, while the trio’s first compilation (Tales From The Script: Greatest Hits) hits October 1.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 1, 2021

“Good” news, great song.

DEBUTS
39. Silk Sonic – Skate | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
31. Jax – 90s Kids (37)
27. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? (33)
26. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (31)
18. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (25) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — three weeks
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (13)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Mimi Webb – Good Without (07) | PEAK: #03
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (13) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (03) | PEAK: #03
04. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – Love Again (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (4)
2. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (5)
3. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (8)
4. Olivia Holt – Next (1)
5. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (2)
6. Conan Gray – People Watching (9)
7. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (6)
8. Ralph – Tommy (7)
9. Maisie Peters – Psycho (10)
10. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (-)

In The Mix:
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days (new)
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends

Chart Notes:

  • Olivia Rodrigo spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Good 4 U”, the highest of her five releases in the countdown. Her “Traitor” is also tied for the Biggest Mover of the week, along with Imagine Dragons and “Wrecked”, climbing seven positions. The only new entry on the list comes from the duo Silk Sonic and their second top 40 hit, which rolls in at #39. “Skate” follows their recent chart-topper “Leave The Door Open”, which spent three weeks at the summit.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 18, 2021

Keeping the “Power” on.

DEBUTS
40. 98 Degrees – Where Do You Wanna Go?
38. Michael Franti & Spearhead – Good Day For A Good Day
37. Walk The Moon – Can You Handle My Love?? | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. SUPER-Hi x Neeka – Following The Sun (40)
30. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. John Mayer – Last Train Home (14) | PEAK: #10
09. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (07) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
08. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Dua Lipa – Love Again (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Mimi Webb – Good Without (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Higher Power (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nic D – Fine Apple (1)
2. Seb – Seaside (6)
3. American Authors featuring Mark McGrath – Nice And Easy (8)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (3)
5. Olivia Holt – Next (7)
6. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (2)
7. Ralph – Tommy (10)
8. Jax – 90’s Kids (-)
9. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (-)
10. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (-)

In The Mix:
Conan Gray – People Watching (new)
Journey – The Way We Used To Be
Kane Brown x Blackbear – Memory
Maisie Peters – Psycho
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Saint Phnx – Happy Place
Scott Helman – Old Friends
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – Stay

Chart Notes:

  • In likely their final week at #1, Coldplay holds onto the top spot for a fourth week on my personal chart with “Higher Power”. It marks the group’s longest run at the summit since 2014, when “A Sky Full Of Stars” also spent four weeks on top. Imagine Dragons claim this week’s Biggest Mover with “Wrecked”, rising from 38-30 in its second week in the countdown. For debuts, we have three of them: trio Walk The Moon is back with their first entry in two years, “Can You Handle My Love??”, landing at #37. Michael Franti & Spearhead look to spread some positivity with “Good Day For A Good Day” at #38. Finally, checking in at #40, is the other debut posing a question this week: “Where Do You Wanna Go?”, the first chart song in 19 years for 98 Degrees. Member Nick Lachey managed to appear on my chart with a handful of solo entries through 2009, but this is the quartet’s first time on my list since “Why (Are We Still Friends)”.

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