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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 30, 2021

The DJ is on duty.

It’s another one… another New Music Friday, that is, including attractive albums from DJ Khaled, Girl In Red and Thomas Rhett, as well as satisfying singles from Alec Benjamin, Billie Eilish and Little Mix. Here are your major and minor keys for the week:

Notable albums out this week: Amy Shark‘s Cry Forever (iTunes), Ashley Monroe‘s Rosegold (iTunes), Birdy‘s Young Heart (iTunes), Cake Pop‘s Cake Pop 2 (iTunes), COIN‘s Rainbow Mixtape (iTunes), DJ Khaled‘s Khaled Khaled (iTunes), Dropkick Murphys‘s Turn Up That Dial (iTunes), Girl In Red‘s If I Could Make It Go Quiet (iTunes), Glades‘s Planetarium (iTunes), Gojira‘s Fortitude (iTunes), Julia Michaels‘s Not In Chronological Order (iTunes), Julia Stone‘s Sixty Summers (iTunes), Lil Eazzyy‘s Rookie Of The Year (iTunes), Manchester Orchestra‘s The Million Masks Of God (iTunes), MercyMe‘s Inhale (Exhale) (iTunes), Morray‘s Street Sermons (iTunes), Royal Blood‘s Typhoons (iTunes), Shelley FKA Dram‘s Shelley FKA Dram (iTunes), Siena Liggins‘s Ms. Out Tonight (iTunes), Thomas Rhett‘s Country Again (Side A) (iTunes), ZHU‘s Dreamland 2021 (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Boy In Space‘s Frontyard (iTunes), Laufey‘s Typical Of Me (iTunes), Madeline The Person‘s Chapter 1: The Longing (iTunes), Max Leone‘s Malleable (iTunes), Peter Fenn‘s Cadillac Dreams (iTunes), Priscilla Block‘s Priscilla Block (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2:22 PM”, Contradash (iTunes)
“Anybody Else”, Spill Tab (iTunes)
“Anything Could Happen (Superorganism Remix)”, Dylan Cartlidge (iTunes)
“Are You OK?”, NEFFEX (iTunes)
“Astronaut In The Ocean (Alok Remix)”, Masked Wolf (iTunes)
“Be Somebody”, Mitch James (iTunes)
“Beside Myself”, Lights (iTunes)
“Better Words”, Josh Cumbee (iTunes)
“Breakfast In Bed”, Sophia Messa & Avenue Beat (iTunes)
“Burn”, Ethan Fields & Luke Brown (iTunes)
“Chargie”, Alana Maria featuring Midas The Jagaban (iTunes)
“Cherry Bomb”, Finn Askew (iTunes)
“Choker”, Twenty One Pilots (iTunes)
“Climate”, Kxlly (iTunes)
“Confetti (Remix)”, Little Mix featuring Saweetie (iTunes)
“Crossfire”, Rag’N’Bone Man (iTunes)
“Daddy”, Tiny Meat Gang featuring Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“Daniel”, Will Young (iTunes)
“Dead End”, Jackie Hayes (iTunes)
“Deathwish”, Stand Atlantic featuring Nothing, Nowhere. (iTunes)
“Die For A Man”, Bebe Rexha featuring Lil Uzi Vert (iTunes)
“Dirty Laundry”, Parson James & JoJo (iTunes)
“Disco Man (Hot Chip Remix)”, Remi Wolf (iTunes)
“Dizzy”, SHAED (iTunes)
“Don’t Freak”, The Aces (iTunes)
“Durag Activity”, Baby Keem & Travis Scott (iTunes)
“Early In The Morning”, Kris Kross Amsterdam, Shaggy & Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“Eenie Meenie”, Yung Baby Tate (iTunes)
“Elevator Boots”, Counting Crows (iTunes)
“Even When/The Best Part”, Olivia Rodrigo & Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Feels Like I Know You”, Chaz Cardigan & TheGifted (iTunes)
“Fever Dream”, Jillian Rossi (iTunes)
“Fires”, Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“Fool’s Gold (Tiësto 24 Karat Gold Edition)”, Sofia Carson (iTunes)
“Forgotten Souls” and “Pure Love”, Mother Mother (iTunes)
“Found My Friends”, Hayley Kiyoko (iTunes)
“Friday On A Tuesday”, Gaff (iTunes)
“Geraldene”, Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall (iTunes)
“Get Better”, Laureline (iTunes)
“Girl From Rio”, Anitta (iTunes)
“Go To Sleep”, Blame My Youth (iTunes)
“Gone”, Chiiild (iTunes)
“Good”, Wrabel (iTunes)
“Gray!”, 44Phantom (iTunes)
“Happy For Me”, Lou Elliotte (iTunes)
“Hate That I Fell In Love With You”, Bow Anderson (iTunes)
“Have We Met Before?”, Sarah Barrios & Eric Nam (iTunes)
“Help Herself”, Bbno$ & Diamond Pistols featuring BENEE (iTunes)
“Here’s Your Perfect”, Jamie Miller (iTunes)
“Hero”, Afrojack & David Guetta (iTunes)
“Homegrown”, Finmar (iTunes)
“Hush”, The Marías (iTunes)
“I Can’t Get Over You”, Mags (iTunes)
“I Lied”, Lord Huron featuring Allison Ponthier (iTunes)
“Ice Cold”, Brandon Davis (iTunes)
“I’d Rather Die Than Be Deported”, Berwyn (iTunes)
“IDK What I Did”, Sydney Rose (iTunes)
“If I Could”, Brynn Cartelli (iTunes)
“Jackson”, Trixie Mattel featuring Orville Peck (iTunes)
“Jump In”, Caroline Kole (iTunes)
“Kenny”, Still Woozy (iTunes)
“Kentucky”, Donkeyboy (iTunes)
“Kilometre”, Burna Boy (iTunes)
“Knee On”, Clayton Shay (iTunes)
“LA House Party”, Picture This (iTunes)
“Last Night”, Digital Farm Animals featuring Harlee (iTunes)
“Letter To A Girl”, Brynn Elliott (iTunes)
“Life’s Not Like The Movies”, Andi (iTunes)
“Light Year”, Adam Melchor featuring Lennon Stella (iTunes)
“Lost In Love”, Jany Green (iTunes)
“Love Is A Weapon”, Letdown. (iTunes)
“Love Race”, Machine Gun Kelly featuring Kellin Quinn (iTunes)
“Love You For A Long Time (Live)”, Maggie Rogers featuring Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes (iTunes)
“Lover/Loner”, Nightly (iTunes)
“Made To Fall”, Mob Rich (iTunes)
“Molasses”, Alec Bailey (iTunes)
“Montana”, Daya (iTunes)
“Moody”, ANNALIA (iTunes)
“My Baby”, Lil Skies featuring Zhavia Ward (iTunes)
“No Gods No Masters”, Garbage (iTunes)
“Oh My God”, Inna (iTunes)
“Okay”, FRVRFRIDAY featuring Vory (iTunes)
“On Me (Remix)”, Lil Baby & Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“One By One”, Diplo featuring Elderbrook & Andhim (iTunes)
“One More Day”, Alfie Templeman featuring April (iTunes)
“Over You”, Rhys (iTunes)
“Overnight Sensation”, Lily Rose (iTunes)
“Pity Party”, Marinelli (iTunes)
“Please”, Jessie Ware (iTunes)
“Pull Me Back”, Pretty Sister (iTunes)
“Rider”, Mereba (iTunes)
“She Said”, Harper Finn (iTunes)
“Small Town Crazy”, Bailey Zimmerman (iTunes)
“So What”, Louis The Child featuring A R I Z O N A (iTunes)
“Something Sexy”, SmithField (iTunes)
“Sorry Isn’t Good Enough”, Joy Oladokun (iTunes)
“Sorry Mom”, The Band CAMINO (iTunes)
“Spiral”, 21 Savage (iTunes)
“Stone Man”, Chord Overstreet (iTunes)
“Stuck In The Burbs”, JayXander (iTunes)
“Take Me To The Moon”, Julius (iTunes)
“Temporary”, Lauren Jauregui (iTunes)
“Thaw”, Sabrina Song (iTunes)
“The Best”, Hook N Sling & Galantis featuring Karen Harding (iTunes)
“The Great Escape”, Blanco & Central Cee (iTunes)
“The Way You Felt”, Alec Benjamin (iTunes)
“This Damn Song”, Warren Zeiders (iTunes)
“Thnks Fr Th Mmrs”, The Maine (iTunes)
“Tung Tied”, LoveLeo featuring Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Waiting For You”, Anabel Englund x Yotto (iTunes)
“Want Need Love”, Prospa (iTunes)
“We’re On Our Way Now”, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (iTunes)
“Who Do You Love?”, Terrell Hines (iTunes)
“Without You (Remix)”, The Kid LAROI & Miley Cyrus (iTunes)
“Woman On The Moon”, Yung Bae featuring UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Would You”, Mikey Dam (iTunes)
“You Could Be The One”, Niko Rubio (iTunes)
“Your Power”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)

Next week, albums from Ashe, Bebe Rexha and Rag’N’Bone Man are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 26, 2017

This chart is all about Julia.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 26, 2017…

Debuts:
40. NOAH KAHAN, “Young Blood”

37. JP COOPER, “September Song”

Biggest Mover(s):
MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “I Believe In You” (33-21, twelve spots)

10. KATY PERRY featuring SKIP MARLEY, “Chained To The Rhythm” (up 6)
Album: Witness (2017, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

09. JULIA MICHAELS, “Issues” (up 1)
Album: Nervous System (EP) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

08. ONEREPUBLIC, “Let’s Hurt Tonight” (steady, second week)
Album: Oh My My (2016, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. LP, “Lost On You” (down 3)
Album: Lost On You (2016, Vagrant/BMG/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

06. ED SHEERAN, “Castle On The Hill” (up 1)
Album: ÷ (2017, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

05. DANIEL POWTER, “Delicious” (up 1)
Album: Giants (EP) (2018, KDS Farrell/Warner Bros. Records – Japan)
Peak: #5

04. JULIA BRENNAN, “Inner Demons” (down 1)
Album: Inner Demons (EP) (2016, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

03. MUNA, “I Know A Place” (up 2)
Album: About U (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. RAG’N’BONE MAN, “Human” (steady, second week)
Album: Human (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

01. ZAYN & TAYLOR SWIFT, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” (steady, second week)
Album: Fifty Shades Darker (Soundtrack) (2017, Universal Studios-Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 20, 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 week’s survey is looking holly and jolly with plenty of chart cheer, including a new tune at the top. Here’s what’s under the musical mistletoe at the format this week:

POSITIONED AT NUMBER ONE: The end of the year brings a new #1 song at the Top 40 format, as Ariana Grande takes the top spot with “Positions”, up 3-1. The song also ranks at #12 and #14 on the Rhythmic and Hot AC radio charts, respectively.

After debuting at #41 last week, “Willow” becomes the 33rd top 40 single at the format for Taylor Swift this week, which moves up to #28 on the list. Her new album Evermore just entered at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart on the most recent update. A little further down the chart, MAX earns his fifth top 40 song to date with “Blueberry Eyes”, rising from 43-39. The tune also marks the first solo top 40 entry for SUGA of the septet BTS. Finally, up from 42-40, Julia Michaels sneaks in with “Lie Like This”, her eighth top 40 hit here.

Four songs are new to the top 50 this week due to a purge of recent lower-charting titles, led by the Black Eyed Peas and Shakira at #42 with “Girl Like Me”. It’s their first charting single together. After reaching the top in a featured spot on 24KGoldn‘s “Mood”, Iann Dior checks in at #47 with his solo release “Holding On”. BTS jumps in at #48 with “Life Goes On”, which recently debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart due to strong sales numbers. Finally, Chung Ha and R3HAB land at #50 with “Dream Of You”.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 25, 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. We hope you’re in the mood for some songs and stats. Let’s see what’s popping at the format this week:

HEART OF GOLDN: Format newcomers 24KGoldn and Iann Dior leap from 3-1 on the Top 40 chart with “Mood”. The song is doing well across several other U.S. formats: it climbs to #2 on this week’s Rhythmic chart and is moving through the top 15 and top 25 on the Alternative and Hot AC radio charts, respectively.

Ariana Grande has the week’s top new entry with “Positions”, a song that blasts into the #28 spot after only two days of airplay. It marks the singer’s 23rd top 40 single at this format. It’s also the title cut from her upcoming album, which is out on Friday. Up from 45-34 on the survey, Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat are moving quickly with “Baby, I’m Jealous”. The entry gives the two women their 17th and fourth top 40 hits, respectively. Harry Styles is next in line, as he rises from 47-39 with his sixth solo top 40 hit and third from his Fine Line album, “Golden”. Lastly, up a single notch to #40, Madison Beer achieves her third top 40 single with “Baby”.

In the top 50, G-Eazy and Blackbear come in at #42 with “Hate The Way”, their first charting collaboration. Joji checks in at #47 with the song he hopes will become his second top 40 single at the format, “Your Man”. Singer and songwriter Julia Michaels also makes it onto the list this week with “Lie Like This”, which starts at #48, while Bea Miller sneaks in at #49 with “Feel Something”.

For those of you craving some Ocean Spray and a little Fleetwood Mac, the legendary group’s 1977 chart-topper turned 2020 viral hit “Dreams” would’ve been at #52 this week if it was converted back to current status. If any changes are made, we’ll let you know.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (October 13, 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: Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat purr-fectly pull off an early win, as the top of the list finds some new friends in the mix. Let’s add ’em up:

“BABY” IS BORN: A week ahead of its official impact date, the Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat collaboration “Baby, I’m Jealous” earns the Most Added title at the Top 40 format with a very solid 40 stations this week. The song should enter the top 50 by Sunday, as it continues to pick up additional add action next week.

Tying for second place on the log, Dua Lipa‘s “Levitating” and Why Don’t We‘s “Fallin'” earned another 31 stations this week. It was also a good session for Machine Gun Kelly and Blackbear‘s “My Ex’s Best Friend”, landing in fourth place with 28 stations on impact.

Finishing in fifth place, Harry Styles and Julia Michaels picked up 20 stations for “Golden” and “Lie Like That”, respectively.

Next week: look for the new Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco collaboration to not feel so lonely at the top of the report.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. BEBE REXHA featuring DOJA CAT, “Baby, I’m Jealous” (Warner)
2-T. DUA LIPA, “Levitating” (Warner)
2-T. WHY DON’T WE, “Fallin'” (Signature Ent./Atlantic)
4. MACHINE GUN KELLY x BLACKBEAR, “My Ex’s Best Friend” (Bad Boy/Interscope)
5-T. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (Erskine/Columbia)
5-T. JULIA MICHAELS, “Lie Like This” (Republic)
7. JASON DERULO, “Take You Dancing” (APG/Atlantic)
8. TRAVIS SCOTT featuring YOUNG THUG & M.I.A., “Franchise” (Cactus Jack/Epic)
9. JOEL CORRY featuring MNEK, “Head & Heart” (Big Beat/EMG)
10. POP SMOKE, “What You Know ‘Bout Love” (Victor Victor/Republic)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (October 12-13, 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 two singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

JULIA MICHAELS – “Lie Like This” (Republic)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: She’s still in the top ten with her second tune to enter the region, the JP Saxe duet “If The World Was Ending”.

MACHINE GUN KELLY x BLACKBEAR – “My Ex’s Best Friend” (Bad Boy/Interscope)
Album: Tickets To My Downfall (2020)
Past T40 History: Yesterday, this collaboration officially reached the top 50 at the format. Kelly is looking for his second #1 single.

Next week: are you jealous of new releases from Bebe Rexha, Jason Derulo, Joji and more? We’ll find out on Tuesday.

How will these songs perform on the adds report? Let me know!

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 12, 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: Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber get stuck at the top of the report by a pretty large margin, so stick around and let’s add ’em up:

THE POP U-NIVERSE: ‘Tis a great time to be charitable! The new charity tune from Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber picked up a super 163 stations on impact, easily making it this week’s Most Added song at the format. “Stuck With U” also topped the Hot AC report yesterday with another 65 adds there and claimed a third place finish at the Rhythmic format, checking in with 20 stations.

No additional impacting tracks landed in the top five, but Lil Mosey‘s “Blueberry Faygo”, which heads for adds next Tuesday, tied for third place with 23 new stations this week. Another track that’s bound to hold up a week from today is the new single by Harry Styles, as “Watermelon Sugar” landed in fifth with another 18 adds this week. Gee, this Top 40 fruit salad is tasty so far, but we do need some grapes and mangos and pineapples to fill it out, you know? Get to work, songwriters!

Charting singles from Marshmello & Halsey and Megan Thee Stallion return to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, including data on new singles from the Jonas Brothers and Madison Beer.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. ARIANA GRANDE & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stuck With U” (Def Jam/Republic)
2. MARSHMELLO & HALSEY, “Be Kind” (Astralwerks/Capitol)
3-T. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
3-T. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
5. HARRY STYLES, “Watermelon Sugar” (Columbia)
6. DOJA CAT featuring GUCCI MANE, “Like That” (Kemosabe/RCA)
7-T. THE SCOTTS, “The Scotts” (Epic)
7-T. YOUNG T & BUGSEY featuring HEADIE ONE, “Don’t Rush” (Black Butter/Epic)
9-T. JP SAXE featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “If The World Was Ending” (Arista)
9-T. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (May 3, 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. Ready for some more quarantunes and how they’re doing on the radio? Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

“MY” NEW NUMBER ONE: In its 18th week in the top 40, Camila Cabello and DaBaby‘s “My Oh My” climbs from 2-1 on the Top 40 chart. It’s the fifth solo #1 song for Cabello outside of Fifth Harmony and the first for DaBaby. The track is also doing very well on the Hot AC radio chart, where it moves from 10-9 this week, though its current peaks are much lower at other formats.

Starting off a very busy week of new entries and debuts in the lower regions of the chart is “If The World Was Ending”, the JP Saxe and Julia Michaels collaboration that continues to connect with listeners as the Coronavirus pandemic affects the world. It moves from 42-36 on the pop chart, becoming Saxe’s first top 40 song at the format and Michaels’s seventh. You’ll also find it in the top 20 on both the AC and Hot AC charts. “Believe It” lifts from 41-37 for PartyNextDoor and Rihanna, becoming their fourth and 50th top 40 hits here, respectively. This week, the track ranks just below the top ten on the Rhythmic chart, as it climbs into the top 20 at Urban radio. After a two-month rollercoaster ride up and down the top 50, Conan Gray scores his first top 40 entry with “Maniac” with a move from 43-38. Finally, roasting at #40 is the gooey Marshmello, in a fiery collaboration with Halsey, and “Be Kind”. It marks one s’more top 40 entry for each of them: the eighth for the masked performer and the 14th for Halsey.

Singer JoJo breaks into the top 50 for the first time here since the fall of 2016 with “Man”, which enters at #47. It’s included on her latest album Good To Know, which was released on Friday. Format newcomer Sam Fischer lands at #48 with “This City”. It’s now approaching the top 20 on the Hot AC chart. A notch below him, Alec Benjamin checks in at #49 with “Oh My God”, his first tune to rank here in just over a year. It’s also #46 on this week’s Hot AC list. Finally, the eponymous first track from The Scotts, the duo of Travis Scott and Kid Cudi, slides in at #50. So far, it’s doing best on Rhythmic chart, where it debuts way up at #27.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 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. Ready for some more quarantunes and how they’re doing on the radio? Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

THE SECOND WEEKND: Gaining over 200 spins from last week, The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” remains strong at #1 for the second week on the Top 40 radio chart. It climbs a notch to #4 on the Rhythmic radio chart and holds at #6 on the Hot AC radio list this week. With more than 2,200 spins separating “Blinding” from its competition at #2, it could very well earn a third week at #1.

The current collaboration from Diplo, Morgan Wallen and Julia Michaels titled “Heartless” is up from 42-38 this week, just as the different song of the same title by The Weeknd hits recurrent status. It’s Diplo’s sixth solo top 40 single, while also becoming the sixth for Michaels and the first for Wallen, who’s been charting at the Country radio format for several years. Meanwhile, Bazzi lifts from 43-40 with “Young & Alive”, his fourth top 40 entry here. You can find “Heartless” on Diplo’s forthcoming set Thomas Wesley, Chapter One: Snake Oil, due May 29, while “Young” is included on Bazzi’s forthcoming set Lost And Found, due June 19.

Sam Smith and Demi Lovato‘s new collaboration “I’m Ready”, which impacts at the Top 40 format on Tuesday, is well on its way towards a gold medal with a top 50 debut at #43. Megan Thee Stallion is also looking for an Olympic-size win with “Savage”, as it enters at #46 following its viral breakout on the video app TikTok. Another single that emerged from the platform is new at #50: Lil Mosey‘s “Blueberry Faygo” splashes into the top 50 without having officially impacted at the format. “Savage” and “Blueberry” now appear in the top 20 on the Rhythmic chart, with the former also climbing through the same region on the Urban chart.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 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. Though Passover and Easter might feel a bit different this year, there’s still plenty of new music to go around. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

LONELY WEEKND: With his third #1 hit to date at the Top 40 format, The Weeknd moves from 2-1 with “Blinding Lights”. It’s the first chart-topper from his recent album After Hours, which has held atop the Billboard 200 list for three weeks now. The smash is also lighting up the Rhythmic and Hot AC radio charts, where it climbs to #5 and #6 this week, respectively.

Flying in at #36 with their seventh top 40 hit, Twenty One Pilots take to the air with “Level Of Concern”, a one-off single that was released several days ago. Powfu and Beabadoobee push their viral track “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” up from 47-37 this week, marking the first top 40 entry for both performers. Both “Level” and “Coffee” are already performing well at Alternative radio, with the former launching at #20 and the latter climbing to #17 on the latest chart. Finally, Ellie Goulding and Blackbear rise up from 45-40 with “Worry About Me”. It’s the 14th top 40 song at the format for Goulding and the third for Blackbear.

With a number of reemerging songs in the top 50 thanks to the vacuum effect from a larger purge, just two titles are completely new to region this week. Debuting at #44, PartyNextDoor and Rihanna‘s collaboration “Believe It” blasts onto the Top 40 survey. It’s already well into the top 40 on both the Rhythmic and Urban lists. Another collaboration starts at #49: the current top 20 hit on the Hot AC chart for JP Saxe and Julia Michaels titled “If The World Was Ending”. The track is already a larger radio and sales hit in Saxe’s native Canada and has reached the top 40 nationally in some European territories.

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