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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (March 13, 2022)

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 chart may be the sweetest of the month…

YOU’VE GOT GAYLE: 17-year-old GAYLE spends a third (and likely final) week at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart with “Abcdefu”. The single is headed for the top of the Hot AC chart, advancing from 5-3 this week.

The latest baked treat served hot and fresh on the chart is “Sweetest Pie”, a collaboration from Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa at #33. It’s their seventh and 17th top 40 hits at the format, respectively. Em Beihold rises from 41-36 with her viral hit “Numb Little Bug”, her first top 40 hit ever. Lastly, Tyga and Doja Cat jump from 47-40 with “Freaky Deaky”. Not so freaky: it’s the tenth top 40 single for both artists.

A couple of buzzing collaborations lead some entries in the top 50 this week: newcomer Omah Lay and chart regular Justin Bieber land at #46 with “Attention”, while Latin stars Becky G and Karol G start at #47 with “Mamiii”. The forecast also looks solid for Eddie Benjamin and “Weatherman”, which becomes his first chart entry at #49.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 8, 2022)

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: Camila Cabello and Ed Sheeran jam some “Bam” into the adds report. Let’s add ’em up:

MORE ED-UCATION: Taken from her forthcoming album Familia, Camila Cabello landed at the top spot on this week’s adds report with the Ed Sheeran-assisted “Bam Bam”, earning 158 stations on impact. It launched at #35 on the Top 40 chart last weekend, marking the 16th solo top 40 hit for Cabello and the 26th overall for Sheeran. Look for the song to see some larger chart moves in the next few weeks.

5 Seconds Of Summer also had a robust impact week for “Complete Mess”, starting in second place on the log with 117 stations. The tune came in at #37 on last weekend’s official chart, becoming the group’s 12th top 40 single at the Top 40 format. It tied with “Bam Bam” for the Most Added title at the Hot AC format yesterday, earning 36 adds there.

Another handful of new releases ranked just below the top five on this week’s adds report. Of note, “I’m Tired” started with 19 stations and a sixth-place finish, as Labrinth and Zendaya continue to ride a wave of streaming momentum from HBO’s Euphoria.

Charting singles from Dove CameronEm Beihold and Mimi Webb also returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. CAMILA CABELLO featuring ED SHEERAN, “Bam Bam” (Syco/Epic)
2. 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, “Complete Mess” (BMG)
3. DOVE CAMERON, “Boyfriend” (Disruptor/Columbia)
4-T. EM BEIHOLD, “Numb Little Bug” (Moon Projects/Republic)
4-T. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
6. LABRINTH & ZENDAYA, “I’m Tired” (HBO/Columbia)
7. MIMI WEBB, “House On Fire” (Epic)
8. KYGO featuring DNCE, “Dancing Feet” (RCA)
9. TYGA featuring DOJA CAT, “Freaky Deaky” (EMPIRE-Kemosabe/RCA)
10. LAWRENCE, “Don’t Lose Sight” (Beautiful Mind/Lakeside)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (February 20, 2022)

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. There’s a “Ghost” with the most at #1 and much more ahead…

THIS JUSTIN: Scoring his 12th #1 song to date at the Top 40 format, Justin Bieber rises from 3-1 on the pop radio chart with “Ghost”. At the Hot AC and AC formats, it holds at #6 and #11 again this week, respectively.

Ed Sheeran appears on two songs reaching the top 40 on this week’s pop chart: climbing from 41-30, his Taylor Swift-assisted “The Joker And The Queen” has a particularly royal rise, marking their 25th and 35th top 40 entries, respectively. Bolting from 46-38, Tate McRae gets her fourth top 40 hit to date with “She’s All I Wanna Be”. Finally, it’s Sheeran again with his 26th entry as a featured artist on “Peru”, the first top 40 hit for Nigeria’s Fireboy DML. The song advances from 44-39 this week.

Iann Dior slides in at #48 with “Let You”, a track from his recent album On To Better Things. Actress and singer Dove Cameron debuts at #49 with “Boyfriend”, a recent viral hit that was teased on TikTok. Finally, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma check in at #50 with the title song of the soundtrack to their film Marry Me, which opened earlier this month.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (January 17-18, 2022)

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 songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

EMMY MELI, “I Am Woman” (Disruptor/Arista)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #33 (1/16/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 1

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JUICE WRLD & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Wandered To LA” (Grade A/Interscope)
Album: Fighting Demons (2021)
Chart Position: #36 (1/16/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 4 (Juice WRLD) / 38 (Justin Bieber)

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THE WALTERS, “I Love You So” (Warner)
EP: Songs For Dads (2014)
Chart Position: #67 (1/16/22)
T40 Hits To Date: None

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

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (January 11, 2022)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: The Weeknd has a new sacrificial smash for the Top 40 airwaves. Let’s add ’em up:

LOVE ON THE WEEKND: It was a wild first report of 2022 at the Top 40 format, as the adds flew in for plenty of emerging songs. In the top spot this week, The Weeknd secured 118 adds for “Sacrifice”, the new single from Dawn FM. It started at #37 on the published chart last weekend. In the runner-up position, Doja Cat meowed with 96 new stations for “Woman”, which climbed to #27 on the same chart update. Her labelmates Latto and SZA were also huge winners on the report this week: the former finished in third place with 59 new adds for “Big Energy”, while the latter appeared in fourth place with 38 new stations for “I Hate U”. Rounding out the top five, the late Juice WRLD and Justin Bieber wandered into fifth place with “Wandered To LA”, new at 37 stations.

Just below the region, the recent collaboration from Alesso and Katy Perry was also decent on the report: “When I’m Gone” scored a total of 28 adds and tied for seventh place on the list. Meanwhile, watch out for newcomer Lauren Spencer-Smith, whose “Fingers Crossed” is also in seventh place. The viral hit (currently being worked by in2une) was teased on TikTok beginning in November and released last week.

Charting singles from Emmy Meli and GAYLE also returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. THE WEEKND, “Sacrifice” (XO/Republic)
2. DOJA CAT, “Woman” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3. LATTO, “Big Energy” (Streamcut/RCA)
4. SZA, “I Hate U” (TDE/RCA)
5. JUICE WRLD & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Wandered To LA” (Grade A/Interscope-Def Jam)
6. ACRAZE featuring CHERISH, “Do It To It” (Thrive/Virgin)
7-T. ALESSO & KATY PERRY, “When I’m Gone” (10:22PM/Astralwerks/Capitol)
7-T. LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH, “Fingers Crossed” (in2une)
9. EMMY MELI, “I Am Woman” (Disruptor/Arista)
10. GAYLE, “Abcdefu” (Atlantic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (January 9, 2022)

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. From L.A. to Peru, these songs are moving at the pop format:

MAXIMIZING “ME” TIME: 2022 is starting off well for superstar Adele, as she continues at #1 on the Top 40 chart for a sixth week with “Easy On Me”. It remains more than 1,700 spins ahead of the song at #2.

Taken from his new album Dawn FM, The Weeknd scores his 23rd top 40 hit at the format with “Sacrifice”, entering at #37 this week. This entry is unrelated to the Bebe Rexha song of the same name that charted last spring or the Elton John song interpolated in his current hit “Cold Heart”, which holds at #9 on the list. Up from 43-39, the late Juice WRLD and Justin Bieber are in with “Wandered To LA”, giving the two men their fourth and 38th top 40 singles, respectively. It’s included on the posthumous album Fighting Demons, which peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 last month.

Three singles appear in the top 50 for the first time this week: “When I’m Gone” is the highest of the new entries, as Alesso and Katy Perry start at #45. ALYA is at #46 with “Pleasure Is Mine”, while Fireboy DML brings some heat at #49 with the Ed Sheeran-assisted “Peru”.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 26, 2021)

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. Let’s see what’s wandering up the list at the format this week:

“EASY” TO PIVOT: As radio shifts from seasonal to year-end programming, Adele holds at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for a fourth week in a row with “Easy On Me”. The song is still in the top ten at four separate formats: AC, Hot AC, R&B (formerly Urban AC) and Top 40.

Format star Doja Cat scores her ninth top 40 hit with “Woman”, soaring from 41-33 this week. It’s the fourth single to chart from her album Planet Her. Rising from 46-38, “Merry Christmas” goes on a sleigh ride up the survey for Ed Sheeran and Elton John. It’s the 24th top 40 song for Sheeran and the 48th for John when combining the archives of both Mediabase and Radio & Records since late 1973. Lastly, “It Was A… (Masked Christmas)” leaps from 42-40 this week, as Jimmy Fallon, Ariana Grande and Megan Thee Stallion sit and unwrap their first, 27th and sixth top 40 presents, or singles, respectively.

The last top 50 entry of the year is a posthumous hit from Juice WRLD in a collaboration with Justin Bieber. “Wandered To LA” wanders into the countdown at #48.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 28, 2021)

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. For some heat waves and hits for a cool end of November, it’s time to see what’s popping at the format this week:

A DOZEN REASONS TO STAY: “Stay” extends its stay at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for a twelfth week, as the enduring track from The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber continues to perform very well at the format. As noted last weekend, “Stay” now ties the plays-per-week era record for the most weeks at #1, first accomplished by Donna Lewis in November 1996 with “I Love You Always Forever”. Will the two men establish another piece of chart history next week, or will Adele‘s “Easy On Me” (up 3-2) ease up a notch and take the top spot? Stay tuned…

Due to several weeks of strong airplay following a resurgence on TikTok and streaming services, “Heat Waves” re-enters the list way up at #8 for Glass Animals. The song previously peaked at #14 earlier this year.

In other Adele news, she debuts at #38 with the second single from her new album 30. “Oh My God” is her 11th top 40 entry to date.

Newcomer Benson Boone debuts at #46 with “Ghost Town”, while Taylor Swift slides into the top 50 with her re-recorded version of “All Too Well” at #50. The latter single recently started at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, boosted by an extended rendition that runs just over ten minutes in length.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 21, 2021)

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. For a musical and monetary experience, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

THE KID STAYS AROUND: Back at the #1 spot on the chart, The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber score an 11th nonconsecutive week at the summit with “Stay”. The smash extends its reign as the longest-running #1 tune at the Top 40 format this year. “Stay” is also a week away from tying the plays-per-week era record for the most weeks at #1 on the survey, a feat established by Donna Lewis in November 1996 with “I Love You Always Forever”.

The duo Silk Sonic (consisting of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) rises from 44-28 on the chart with “Smokin’ Out The Window”, the third top 40 hit from the duo’s An Evening With Silk Sonic album. Individually, it’s their 24th and third chart entries, respectively. Up 46-39, “Message In A Bottle” gives Taylor Swift her 34th top 40 single to date. The song can be found on Red (Taylor’s Version), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

LISA is counting coins and chart positions, as she lands at #43 with “Money”. It’s the first solo appearance for the BLACKPINK member. A remix of “Do It To It” starts at #46, as producer ACRAZE makes his debut. The tune also soars from 4-1 on the Dance radio chart. The group who originally sang it (Cherish) is credited in a featured role: their original track reached #6 in August 2006. Finally, “The Weekend” is new to the top 50, as the collective 88rising and soloist Bibi settle into the #50 spot.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 7, 2021)

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. For all the new songs and statistics you need right now, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

THE TEN (WEEK) SPOT: It’s November and The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber are still holding strong atop the pop radio chart. They extend their stay at the summit, as “Stay” remains at #1 for a tenth week. It’s now about 940 spins ahead of the song in the runner-up spot.

Post Malone and The Weeknd have the top entry on this week’s chart with “One Right Now”, which starts at #27. The song is the 16th top 40 hit for Malone and the 22nd for The Weeknd, who just entered the chart last weekend in a collaboration with Swedish House Mafia. In with his recent viral dance song, Nigeria’s CKay rises from 41-38 on the chart with “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)”, his first entry. Lastly, Troye Sivan makes a move from 42-39 with “Angel Baby”. It’s his seventh top 40 hit since 2016.

New to the top 50, the reunited Sean Paul and Sia come in at #49 with “Dynamite”. Five years ago, Paul was featured on a popular remix of Sia’s “Cheap Thrills”, which spent six weeks at #1 on the pop chart that summer. One spot lower, the act Silk Sonic (featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) checks in at #50 with “Smokin’ Out The Window”, the new single from An Evening With Silk Sonic.

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