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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of November 5, 2021

Take a chance on these releases.

Take a voyage with us on this New Music Friday adventure, as we discover new albums from ABBA, James Arthur and Summer Walker, as well as new singles from Charli XCX, Little Mix and Post Malone. The name of the game is top tunes and lots of them:

Notable albums out this week: ABBA‘s Voyage (Stream), Aminé‘s TWOPOINTFIVE (Stream), Brian Fallon‘s Night Divine (Stream), Bullet For My Valentine‘s Bullet For My Valentine (Stream), Diana Ross‘s Thank You (Stream), Dijon‘s Absolutely (Stream), Don Diablo‘s Forever (Deluxe) (Stream), Hillsong Worship‘s These Same Skies (Live) (Stream), James Arthur‘s It’ll All Make Sense In The End (Stream), JORDY‘s Mind Games (Stream), LANY‘s GG BB XX (Deluxe) (Stream), Lorde‘s Solar Power (Deluxe) (Stream), Milky Chance‘s Trip Tape (Stream), Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats‘s The Future (Stream), Radiohead‘s Kid A Mnesia (Stream), Sia‘s Everyday Is Christmas (Deluxe) (Stream), Snail Mail‘s Valentine (Stream), Summer Walker‘s Still Over It (Stream), Terrace Martin‘s Drones (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Alexander Stewart‘s Aftermath (Stream), Amy Allen‘s AWW! (Stream), Ben Thornewill & Zach Jones‘s Ben And Zach Sing ABBA (Stream), Camylio‘s All The Songs I Used To Love (Stream), CHAII‘s Pineapple Pizza (Stream), Clubhouse‘s Are We Going Too Slow? (Stream), Finn Askew‘s Tokyo (Stream), Hanson‘s Against The World (Stream), Kito‘s Blossom (Stream), Lauren Jauregui‘s Prelude (Stream), Lea Michele‘s Forever (Stream), Serena Isioma‘s Crying In The Club (Stream), Steve Perry‘s The Season (Stream), Valerie Broussard‘s Voyager (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“3D Feelings”, Alfie Templeman (Stream)
“Abcdef*ck Off”, Leslie Clio (Stream)
“All Night”, Brando (Stream)
“All Of My Heart”, Matt Cooper (Stream)
“Bad Life”, Omar Apollo featuring Kali Uchis (Stream)
“Bad Loving”, Titus Bank (Stream)
“Been High”, Amber Ryann (Stream)
“Between Us”, Little Mix (Stream)
“Billy Goodbye”, Franz Ferdinand (Stream)
“Call Me A Dreamer”, Kings Elliot (Stream)
“Certified Fool”, Frances Forever (Stream)
“Clementine”, Grentperez (Stream)
“Closure”, Aaron Taos featuring Calica (Stream)
“Crying In Public (MUNA Remix)”, Madi Diaz (Stream)
“Cut My Fingers Off”, Ethan Bortnick (Stream)
“Dadada”, Trevor Daniel (Stream)
“Dark Matter”, Grace Carter (Stream)
“Easy”, Aidan Martin (Stream)
“Either Way”, Arden Jones (Stream)
“Escape Plan” and “Mafia”, Travis Scott (Stream)
“Fall In Love At Christmas”, Mariah Carey, Khalid & Kirk Franklin (Stream)
“Flowers (Say My Name)”, ArrDee (Stream)
“Flying Dream 1”, Elbow (Stream)
“Get Better”, alt-J (Stream)
“Heavy”, Flight Facilities featuring Your Smith (Stream)
“Heavy”, Peach PRC (Stream)
“Hello Gorgeous”, Cian Ducrot (Stream)
“Hello, Mr. Right Next Door”, Kris Allen (Stream)
“High”, PnB Rock & DJ Luke Nasty (Stream)
“Holes In My T-Shirt”, Quinn Lewis (Stream)
“Holy Toledo!”, Green Day (Stream)
“Home By Midnight”, Jamie Miller (Stream)
“Home To You (This Christmas)”, Sigrid (Stream)
“How To Be Happy”, Joey Knight (Stream)
“I Can’t Imagine”, Rod Stewart (Stream)
“In You”, Bella Thorne & Juicy J (Stream)
“It Ain’t Right”, Shane Codd (Stream)
“It’s Over”, Cat Burns (Stream)
“Jumpin'”, NLE Choppa featuring Polo G (Stream)
“Just Kids”, Zach Hood (Stream)
“Just What They Want”, RuPaul (Stream)
“Kiss Me It’s Christmas”, Leona Lewis featuring Ne-Yo (Stream)
“Let’s Go To Hell”, Tai Verdes (Stream)
“Like I Never Left”, Kid Bloom (Stream)
“Livin’ Loud”, VIZE featuring ILIRA (Stream)
“Love You In My Mind (Live)”, Brynn Cartelli (Stream)
“Minute”, Bruce Wiegner (Stream)
“My Hero”, Westlife (Stream)
“New Shapes”, Charli XCX featuring Christine And The Queens & Caroline Polachek (Stream)
“New Tooth”, Rich Brian (Stream)
“New Trick”, CXLOE (Stream)
“One Right Now”, Post Malone & The Weeknd (Stream)
“Outsider”, Rachel Grae (Stream)
“Overplayed”, Thomas Day (Stream)
“Panicking”, French Montana & Fivio Foreign (Stream)
“Patience”, RealestK (Stream)
“Peacemaker”, Scorpions (Stream)
“Pick Me Up”, Gabby Barrett (Stream)
“Repeat Caller”, Max Leone (Stream)
“Room For You”, Madison Beer (Stream)
“Scared”, City Girls (Stream)
“Scooter”, Lolo Zouaï (Stream)
“Señor Juez”, Ozuna & Anthony Santos (Stream)
“She Likes It”, Russell Dickerson featuring Jake Scott (Stream)
“Sims”, Corook (Stream)
“Sing Along With Me”, Forest Blakk (Stream)
“Sky Love”, Foxes (Stream)
“Slow Down Summer”, Thomas Rhett (Stream)
“Smokin’ Out The Window”, Silk Sonic (Stream)
“Someday”, Madison Watkins (Stream)
“Soufside”, Latto (Stream)
“Soul In The Sky”, Matty Reynolds (Stream)
“SRT”, SpotemGottem (Stream)
“Stay Another Day”, The Wanted (Stream)
“Stop A Heart”, Cassidy Mann (Stream)
“Strangers”, Audrey Mika (Stream)
“Strawberry Kisses”, Thomas Headon (Stream)
“Stretchy Pants”, Carrie Underwood (Stream)
“The Antidote”, Simple Plan (Stream)
“The Motto”, Tiësto & Ava Max (Stream)
“Therapy”, Peytan Porter (Stream)
“This Time Is Right”, CVBZ x American Authors (Stream)
“Time And Time Again”, Bob Moses (Stream)
“Together In Electric Dreams”, Lola Young (Stream)
“Undone”, Charlie Collins (Stream)
“Waiting For Nothing”, Hayden James featuring Yaeger (Stream)
“Wake Me Up”, Foals (Stream)
“Wherever You Go”, Alok featuring John Martin (Stream)
“Your Song Saved My Life”, U2 (Stream)

Next week, the new albums from Little MixSilk Sonic and Taylor Swift 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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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 9, 2021)

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: Ava Max heads to the top of the list with her latest hit. Let’s add ’em up:

“HEART” RULES THE CHART: Following its three-week run as the second Most Added track at the Top 40 format, “My Head & My Heart” by Ava Max finally lands at the top of the adds report, picking up another 27 new stations this week.

New format releases by Glass Animals and Daya score some action from the panel this week, with the former finishing in fourth place with “Heat Waves” and the latter tying for sixth with “Bad Girl”. They take in 21 and 19 stations, respectively.

Charting singles from SZA and The Kid LAROI returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

Look for the aforementioned Daya to score some more good adds for “Bad Girl” next Tuesday.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. AVA MAX, “My Head & My Heart” (Atlantic)
2. THE KID LAROI, “Without You” (Grade A/Columbia)
3. TRAVIS SCOTT & HVME, “Goosebumps” (Cactus Jack-B1/Epic)
4. GLASS ANIMALS, “Heat Waves” (Republic)
5. JASON DERULO featuring ADAM LEVINE, “Lifestyle” (Atlantic)
6-T. DAYA, “Bad Girl” (Sandlot/AWAL)
6-T. NELLY & FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, “Lil Bit” (RECORDS/Columbia)
8. SIGALA featuring JAMES ARTHUR, “Lasting Lover” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. CARDI B, “Up” (Atlantic)
10. SZA, “Good Days” (Top Dawg/RCA)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 13, 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. This weekend, menorahs are burning bright across the nation and so is the pop radio chart, which lights up with new tunes. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

WHO’S BEHIND THE DIOR: 24KGoldn and Iann Dior hold at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for the eighth week with “Mood”. The collaboration is now the longest-running #1 song of the year at the pop format. With two more chart weeks during 2020 for it to expand on that total, we’ll see if it goes any further soon.

Thanks to several songs headed to recurrent status, there’s quite a bit of action in the lower regions of the chart this week. Leading a pack of four new titles in the top 40, All Time Low and Blackbear leap from 46-33 with “Monsters”. It’s the first top 40 single for the band and the seventh for Blackbear, who was certainly on a hot streak in 2020. The tune holds at #1 on the Alternative chart this week, marking its 13th nonconsecutive week at the summit. Landing at #38 is “Body”, the third top 40 hit on the pop list for Megan Thee Stallion. It’s now in the top 20 on both the Rhythmic and Urban charts. Bad Bunny hops along and collects his third top 40 hit with “Dàkiti”, rising from 45-39. It’s the first top 40 single for his collaborator Jhay Cortez. Finally, jumping from 50-40 on the chart, Sigala and James Arthur score their first and second top 40 hits, respectively, with “Lasting Lover”. It remains at #1 on the Dance list for a third week in a row.

After two days of airplay, Taylor Swift‘s “Willow” bows at #41. It’s the first charting song from her new album Evermore. From the Alternative chart, two recent top five songs inquisitively reach the Top 40 list this week: Wallows with “Are You Bored Yet?” at #47 and Dayglow with “Can I Call You Tonight?” at #49. Finally, at #50, newcomer HVME sneaks into the region with “Goosebumps”, a flip of a Travis Scott song from 2016 that did not previously chart here, but hit #1 at the Rhythmic format in the spring of 2017.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (December 8, 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: All Time Low ends our 2020 logs with a monster win at the format! The last impact date of the year just concluded, so let’s add ’em up:

LOW GOES HIGH: Crossing over from the Alternative radio chart, where it’s placed at #1 for 12 of the last 13 weeks, “Monsters” by All Time Low and Blackbear is the Most Added single at the Top 40 format with 50 stations on impact. A new remix with Demi Lovato was released last week. This is the band’s largest impact week to date and will easily earn them their highest-charting tune at the format by the end of the month.

In second place, Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Body” earned another 30 commitments this week, as it also approaches the top 40 here on the pop chart. It was the week’s Most Added single at the Urban format, collecting a huge total of 65 stations, while also landing another 25 adds on the Rhythmic report, where it secured the runner-up position.

Charting singles from Jason Derulo, Pop Smoke and The Weeknd returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

That’s it for now! Regular weekend radio updates will continue through the freeze. See you in 2021 for more adds action.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. ALL TIME LOW featuring BLACKBEAR, “Monsters” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
2. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Body” (1501 Certified/300 Ent.)
3. MILEY CYRUS featuring DUA LIPA, “Prisoner” (RCA)
4-T. BAD BUNNY featuring JHAY CORTEZ, “Dákiti” (Rimas/The Orchard)
4-T. THE KID LAROI, “So Done” (Columbia)
4-T. THE WEEKND, “Save Your Tears” (XO/Republic)
7. RITT MOMNEY, “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
8. SIGALA featuring JAMES ARTHUR, “Lasting Lover” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. LIL NAS X, “Holiday” (Columbia)
10-T. JASON DERULO, “Take You Dancing” (APG/Atlantic)
10-T. POP SMOKE, “What You Know ‘Bout Love” (Victor Victor/Republic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 6, 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. With the holiday freeze approaching, slower weeks are ahead, but not before some decent December action on the charts. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

SEVEN GOLDN WEEKS: 24KGoldn and Iann Dior stay at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for the seventh consecutive week with “Mood”, tying for the longest run of the year so far along with top titles from Harry Styles and The Weeknd. “Mood” is still more than 1,600 spins ahead of the song in the runner-up position.

Two newcomers reach the top 40 with their first chart singles: The Kid LAROI soars from 44-39 with “So Done”, while Ashnikko is up from 42-40 with “Daisy”. The former is currently based in Australia, while the latter is in England (but she was born and raised in North Carolina.)

Thanks to a newly-released remix that features Demi Lovato, who is not currently credited on Mediabase, the current #1 hit on the Alternative chart by All Time Low and Blackbear enters at #46. “Monsters” is the third song by the band to reach the top 50 here since their debut in 2011. Following the collaborative trend, David Guetta and Sia are also new at #48 with “Let’s Love”, as Sigala and James Arthur come in at #50 with “Lasting Lover”.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (December 1, 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: Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa are prisoners of the pop panel, all locked up at the top after a three-way battle for the Most Added title. Let’s add ’em up:

“SO” REACTIVE: Earning another 37 stations this week, “Prisoner” by Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa climbs one spot to become this week’s Most Added track at the Top 40 radio format. It was part of a very close race on the pop report, with The Kid LAROI‘s “So Done” coming in second place at 35 new stations and The Weeknd‘s “Save Your Tears” ranking in third place again with 31 adds.

Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Body” was also new to the report, coming in with 18 adds and a fifth place finish. It scored 38 stations at the Rhythmic format today as well, where it landed in the runner-up position.

Charting singles from Lil Nas X and Ritt Momney returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

Next week: no songs are currently listed on the schedule, but stay tuned to see if anything new appears…

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. MILEY CYRUS featuring DUA LIPA, “Prisoner” (RCA)
2. THE KID LAROI, “So Done” (Columbia)
3. THE WEEKND, “Save Your Tears” (XO/Republic)
4. SHAWN MENDES & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Monster” (Island/Republic)
5. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Body” (1501 Certified/300 Ent.)
6-T. LIL NAS X, “Holiday” (Columbia)
6-T. RITT MOMNEY, “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
6-T. SIGALA featuring JAMES ARTHUR, “Lasting Lover” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. INTERNET MONEY featuring GUNNA, DON TOLIVER & NAV, “Lemonade” (10K Projects/Capitol)
10-T. BAD BUNNY featuring JHAY CORTEZ, “Dákiti” (Rimas/The Orchard)
10-T. MALUMA & THE WEEKND, “Hawái” (Sony Latin/RCA)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 18, 2019

Good vibes, very good release week.

Real friends know that New Music Friday is a special day of the week… and with a really packed schedule, there’s something for everyone. Here are all the notable albums and singles hitting stores this Friday:

CHRIS JANSON – Real Friends (iTunes)
Features: “Good Vibes”, the new #1 song at Country radio this week

Notable albums out this week: Alice Merton‘s Mint + 4 (iTunes), Caroline Polachek‘s Pang (iTunes), Chris Ayer‘s Endless Wonder (iTunes), Cody Jinks‘s The Wanting (iTunes), Electric Guest‘s Kin (iTunes), Florida Georgia Line‘s The Acoustic Sessions (iTunes), Foals‘s Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost (Part 2) (iTunes), Gavin Haley‘s Long Game (iTunes), Idina Menzel‘s Christmas: A Season Of Love (iTunes), James Arthur‘s You (iTunes), Japanese Wallpaper‘s Glow (iTunes), Jessica Mauboy‘s Hilda (iTunes), Jimmy Eat World‘s Surviving (iTunes), Kash Doll‘s Stacked (iTunes), Måns Zelmerlöw‘s Time (iTunes), Matt Maeson‘s Bank On The Funeral (Stripped) (iTunes), Nicole Bus‘s Kairos (iTunes), Third Eye Blind‘s Screamer (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Beabadoobee‘s Space Cadet (iTunes), Hero The Band‘s Back To Myself (iTunes), HoodCelebrityy‘s You Know The Vibez (iTunes), Julie Bergan‘s HARD FEELINGS: Ventricle 1 (iTunes), Maddie & Tae‘s Everywhere I’m Goin’ (iTunes), Neffex‘s Q203 (iTunes), Saint Motel‘s The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Pt. 1 (iTunes), Sasha Sloan‘s Self Portrait (iTunes), Skylar Grey‘s Angel With Tattoos (iTunes), Thandi Phoenix‘s Thandi Phoenix (iTunes), The Greeting Committee‘s I’m Afraid I’m Not Angry (iTunes), Yungblud‘s The Underrated Youth (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“About You”, Camden Welles (iTunes)
“All Day”, Havana Brown (iTunes)
“All My Friends Are Fake”, Tate McRae (iTunes)
“Be Fine”, Madeon (iTunes)
“Best On Earth”, Russ featuring BIA (iTunes)
“Beyond The Pale”, Cold War Kids (iTunes)
“Body Back”, Gryffin featuring Maia Wright (iTunes)
“Bounce”, Samantha Jade featuring City Girls (iTunes)
“Boys Ain’t Sh*t”, SAYGRACE. (iTunes)
“Champion”, Bishop Briggs featuring Tom Morello (iTunes)
“Clean”, Hey Violet (iTunes)
“Cravin”, DaniLeigh featuring G-Eazy (iTunes)
“Dance Monkey (Stripped Back)”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“Die Young”, Sheppard (iTunes)
“Don’t Leave Me Lonely (Acoustic)”, Mark Ronson featuring YEBBA & James Francies (iTunes)
“Ease Your Mind”, Joan (iTunes)
“Easy”, Frawley (iTunes)
“Easy Breezy”, Kiana Ledé (iTunes)
“Empty” and “Make It Right”, Quinn Lewis (iTunes)
“Figure It Out”, Anthony Ramos (iTunes)
“Fired Up”, Grace Carter (iTunes)
“First Class”, Blueface x Gunna (iTunes)
“Gameboy”, Bahari (iTunes)
“Ghost”, Au/Ra & Alan Walker (iTunes)
“Ghost”, Confetti (iTunes)
“Go Somewhere (VIP Remix)”, KREAM featuring RANI (iTunes)
“Golden Thing”, Cody Simpson (iTunes)
“Grim”, Jacquie Lee featuring bLAck pARty (iTunes)
“Haloes (Acoustic)”, Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“Happiness”, Sugar & The Hi-Lows (iTunes)
“Harleys In Hawaii”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Heavy”, Hux (iTunes)
“Homesick”, Declan J Donovan (iTunes)
“How Many”, Shoffy (iTunes)
“Human”, Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“I Don’t Like You”, Grace VanderWaal (iTunes)
“I Wanna Rock”, G-Eazy featuring Gunna (iTunes)
“I’ve Never Cried So Much In My Whole Life”, Cub Sport featuring Darren Hayes (iTunes)
“If The World Was Ending”, JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Jesus Got A Tight Grip”, Blake Shelton (iTunes)
“Just Okay”, JXN (iTunes)
“Let Go”, Richard Marx (iTunes)
“Like Strangers Do”, AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Make It Right”, BTS featuring Lauv (iTunes)
“Midnight Flight”, Conor Matthews (iTunes)
“Money”, Matt And Kim (iTunes)
“Monsters”, James Blunt (iTunes)
“Music With Your Dad”, Nasty Cherry (iTunes)
“Nervous”, Oliver Riot (iTunes)
“Nice To Meet Ya! (Lounge Version)”, The Griswolds (iTunes)
“Novocaine”, Twin Atlantic (iTunes)
“One Night”, Picture This (iTunes)
“Open Open”, Rainsford (iTunes)
“Over”, Mayer Hawthorne (iTunes)
“Ozone”, New Politics (iTunes)
“Peachy Keen”, L Devine (iTunes)
“Pluto Projector”, Rex Orange County (iTunes)
“Pop Song”, Perfume Genius (iTunes)
“Pressure”, James Vickery & SG Lewis (iTunes)
“Rearrange Us”, Mt. Joy (iTunes)
“Replace It, Forget It”, The WLDLFE (iTunes)
“Rings A Bell”, Allie X (iTunes)
“Say To You”, Ali Gatie (iTunes)
“Sex Money Feelings Die (Slowed Version)”, Lykke Li (iTunes)
“Slop”, BBNO$ (iTunes)
“Somebody Out There”, Lost Kings featuring Marc E. Bassy (iTunes)
“Stack It Up (Acoustic)”, Liam Payne (iTunes)
“Stay The Way I Left You”, Josie Dunne featuring Dahl (iTunes)
“Sundays”, Emotional Oranges (iTunes)
“The Hype (Berlin)”, Twenty One Pilots (iTunes)
“The Sound (Live)”, Carly Rae Jepsen (iTunes)
“Think Of Me”, VÉRITÉ (iTunes)
“Thought Of Me”, Elle Winter (iTunes)
“This Time Last Year”, Kyd The Band (iTunes)
“Too Close”, Ria Mae & Dan Talevski (iTunes)
“Tutu (Remix)”, Camilo, Shakira & Pedro Capó (iTunes)
“Underdog”, FRANKIE (iTunes)
“Uneventful Days”, Beck (iTunes)
“Unlove You”, Armin Van Buuren featuring Ne-Yo (iTunes)
“What Am I (Cash Cash Remix)”, Why Don’t We (iTunes)
“What Do I Do? (Benny Benassi Remix)”, Georgia Ku (iTunes)
“You & I”, Harrison Storm (iTunes)
“You And Me As One”, Sigma & Jack Savoretti (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from artists like Grace Potter, King Princess, Old Dominion and more. 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: May 26, 2019

Don’t panic, they made it!

DEBUTS
40. Christian Paul – Strong
39. James Arthur – Falling Like The Stars | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Lizzo – Truth Hurts (36) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
26. Ingrid Michaelson – Missing You (35) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
24. Ben Platt – Grow As We Go (29)
22. Daya – Insomnia (27)
15. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care (20)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Noah Kahan – Mess (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Shawn Mendes – If I Can’t Have You (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Kacey Musgraves – Rainbow (06) | PEAK: #01 for six weeks
07. Carly Rae Jepsen – Now That I Found You (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Andy Grammer – Don’t Give Up On Me (08) | PEAK: #06
05. P!nk – Walk Me Home (05) | PEAK: #01 for one week
04. Rob Thomas – One Less Day (Dying Young) (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Lizzo – Juice (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
02. Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie – ME! (04) | PEAK: #02
01. Panic! At The Disco – Hey Look Ma, I Made It (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. James TW – Incredible (2)
2. Fitz & The Tantrums – Don’t Ever Let Em (3)
3. Kelsea Ballerini – Miss Me More (7)
4. Lewis Capaldi – Hold Me While You Wait (6)
5. P!nk featuring Chris Stapleton – Love Me Anyway (-)
6. Blink-182 – Blame It On My Youth (10)
7. Mike Posner – Move On (5)
8. Zara Larsson – WOW (-)
9. Madonna featuring Swae Lee – Crave (-)
10. BBMak – Bullet Train (-)

In The Mix:
Christina Perri – Tiny Victories
Collective Soul – Right As Rain
Ellie Goulding – Sixteen
James Morrison featuring Joss Stone – My Love Goes On
Lady Antebellum – What If I Never Get Over You
New Politics – Comeback Kid
OneRepublic – Rescue Me

Chart Notes:

  • After staying at #2, Panic! At The Disco‘s “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” finally sneaks into the #1 spot this week, with leader Brendon Urie also appearing as a featured performer on the runner-up title, Taylor Swift‘s “ME!”, climbing from #4. Urie joins singers such as Jamie Scott and Nate Ruess in having simultaneous top three entries as both a soloist and with a duo or group: in 2014, the former’s “My Hurricane” ranked in the region alongside Graffiti6‘s “The Bridge”, and a year prior, the latter’s featured spot on P!nk‘s “Just Give Me A Reason” joined fun.‘s track “Carry On” at the top. James Arthur‘s “Falling Like The Stars” earns this week’s Highest Debut at #39, his fifth top 40 single to date. The song recently replaced “From The Grave” as Arthur’s current single at Hot AC radio, which stalled out at the bottom of the top 50 a few weeks back. A newcomer named Christian Paul also climbs into the top 40 at #40 with “Strong”. It’s closing in on the top 50 at Top 40 radio, which will also mark his first chart appearance there.

(See my full chart on Crownnote)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 15, 2018)

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: we can think of at least 13 reasons why Selena Gomez‘s newest single is performing well at the format, though other impacting songs are also in the mix. Let’s add ’em up:

TAKING THE “BACK” WAY: Selena Gomez has yet to release her third solo album following a handful of mid-charting titles (and a couple of top five singles), but she’s one step closer to it with a tune that also doubles as the first single off the soundtrack to the second season of 13 Reasons Why. “Back To You” comes in at 114 stations during its first full week, more than enough to give it the title of the Most Added song at the Top 40 format on this Tuesday’s report. The soundtrack hits stores on Friday and features a number of top acts, from Gomez to OneRepublic to Years & Years, mixed with some classic songs by New Order, Tears For Fears and others.

Additional new tunes in the top five include “You Can Cry” (#3) by MarshmelloJuicy J featuring James Arthur and “Jump” (#4) by Julia Michaels featuring Trippie Redd. The former title starts with 33 stations, and the latter begins at 25. Expect both songs to reach the top 50 in the next couple of weeks. Neither Marshmello nor Michaels have announced a forthcoming album.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. SELENA GOMEZ, “Back To You” (Interscope)
2. ENRIQUE IGLESIAS featuring PITBULL, “Move To Miami” (RCA)
3. MARSHMELLO x JUICY J featuring JAMES ARTHUR, “You Can Cry” (Columbia)
4. JULIA MICHAELS featuring TRIPPIE REDD, “Jump” (Republic)
5. DRAKE, “Nice For What” (YMCMB/Republic)
6. BRYCE VINE, “Drew Barrymore” (Warner Bros.)
7. LIAM PAYNE & J BALVIN, “Familiar” (Republic)
8. LOGIC & MARSHMELLO, “Everyday” (Def Jam)
9-T. KYGO featuring MIGUEL, “Remind Me To Forget” (Ultra/RCA)
9-T. THE WEEKND, “Call Out My Name” (XO/Republic)
9-T. ZAYN, “Let Me” (RCA)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (May 14-15, 2018)

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:

JULIA MICHAELS featuring TRIPPIE REDD – “Jump” (Republic)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: Michaels broke out in 2017 with “Issues”, which got as high as #4. Redd has never ranked at this format before.

MARSHMELLO x JUICY J featuring JAMES ARTHUR – “You Can Cry” (Columbia)
Album: TBA (2018)
Past T40 History: All three acts have charted before, but Juicy J has the history at #1 with a feature on Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse”.

SELENA GOMEZ – “Back To You” (Interscope)
Album: 13 Reasons Why (Season Two) – Soundtrack (2018)
Past T40 History: Gomez returned to the top ten with “Wolves”, which reached #5 earlier this year. How will this new single fare?

Next week: Israeli newcomer Dennis Lloyd searches for summer magic with his Spotify-led single “Nevermind”. Will the Top 40 panel mind? Stay tuned.

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

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