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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 10, 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. The spot for fresh faces and delightful debuts is looking super, so let’s check out what’s popping at the format this week:

THE GIFTED KID: Once again, the dynamic duo of The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber earn a sixth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart with “Stay”. The collaboration is also the new #1 song at the Hot AC format this week, moving up two spots from last week.

TikTok star and singer Nessa Barrett lifts from 44-38 with her second top 40 hit at the format, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead”, taken from her recent EP titled Pretty Poison. The Anxiety (the duo of Willow and Tyler Cole) debuts at #39 with “Meet Me At Our Spot”, their first top 40 hit as a pair and Cole individually, but the second overall for Willow. Finally, Monsta X picks up their third top 40 song for “One Day”, advancing from 43-40.

Three solo men and their latest songs are new to the top 50, led by Troye Sivan and “Angel Baby” at #46. Newcomer Vaultboy checks in at #49 with “Everything Sucks”, a viral track that spread on TikTok earlier this year, while Trevor Daniel gets inspired by some Alice Deejay and lands at #50 with “Alone”.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 3, 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. Tonight is definitely a winner at the pop format, so it’s time to check out what’s popping at the format this week:

“STAY” IN PLACE: It’s a fifth week at #1 for The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber with “Stay”, which is back up over 370 spins and nearly 2,200 ahead of the song in second place.

Landing at #32 this week, Coldplay and BTS gravitate into the top 40 with “My Universe”. The collaboration is the second chart single from Coldplay’s forthcoming album Music Of The Spheres and their 14th overall. Additionally, BTS earns their ninth top 40 song to date. Climbing from 41-39 on the list, “Edamame” is not only a healthy hit title, but the first top 40 entry for both Bbno$ and Rich Brian at the format. Up from 43-40, Farruko also achieves his first top 40 song with the viral hit “Pepas”, the name of a popular jam-filled cookie.

In the top 50, Monsta X has a monster debut at #43 with “One Day”, as the group hopes to earn their third top 40 single later this month. “I Feel Good” is in at #46, as the current collaboration from Pitbull, Anthony Watts and DJWS continues to pick up new airplay. Shouse is next in line at #47 with “Love Tonight”, with the duo riding a wave of TikTok support for their track that was originally released back in 2017. The latest singles from Chlöe and GIVĒON are also new to the survey, with the former’s “Have Mercy” debuting at #48 and the latter’s “For Tonight” starting at #49. The two songs are also gaining particularly well at the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 28, 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: radio really wants Lil Nas X and the feeling is mutual. Let’s add ’em up:

“WANT” FLAUNTS: The third top 40 song from Montero is a smash on the pop airwaves, as Lil Nas X claimed the top spot on this week’s adds report at the Top 40 format. “That’s What I Want” scored 73 new stations during today’s session, which was ten adds ahead of the song that settled into the runner-up spot: “My Universe”, the buzzy collaboration from Coldplay and BTS. Given its 63 adds on impact, the tune should chart in the coming days.

Outside of the top three, new releases from GIVĒON, The Anxiety and Troye Sivan also entered the top ten for the first time.

Charting singles from the Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber and Walker Hayes 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. LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
2. COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
3. JONAS BROTHERS, “Who’s In Your Head” (Republic)
4. DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (OVO/Republic)
5-T. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Ghost” (Def Jam)
5-T. TROYE SIVAN, “Angel Baby” (Capitol)
7. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
8. ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA, “Cold Heart” (Mercury/Interscope-Warner)
9-T. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
9-T. WALKER HAYES, “Fancy Like” (Monument/RCA)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (September 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. For the justified jumps and more, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

LET’S “STAY” TOGETHER: Their enduring radio smash is titled “Stay” and it seems like The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber are doing it, as they and their collaboration earn a fourth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart. The cut is down about 300 spins, but it remains above 19,000 total again this week and nearly 1,900 ahead of its nearest competitor.

Rising from 50-31 to score their 14th top 40 hit at the format, the Jonas Brothers are off to a very fast start with “Who’s In Your Head”. Lil Nas X is also seeing some major support for “That’s What I Want”, which debuts at #33 this week. It’s his sixth top 40 song to date and third from his recent album Montero, which just debuted at #2 on the latest Billboard 200 update.

Two solo women have this week’s entries in the top 50: Kacey Musgraves lands at #45 with “Justified”, while Nessa Barrett starts at #46 with “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead”. Musgraves is looking for her first top 40 entry at the format, while Barrett is going for her second.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 21, 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: the Jonas Brothers are in your head and the top spot on the adds report. Let’s add ’em up:

“WHO’S” AT NUMBER ONE: The latest single from the Jonas Brothers got a head start on the competition and took the top spot on this week’s log. “Who’s In Your Head” secured 89 stations on impact at the Top 40 format, adding onto the 22 stations that it received at the Hot AC format yesterday in a second place finish. Look for the song to make a larger move on both charts this week.

In second place, Lil Nas X had a want for adds, as “That’s What I Want” picked up 51 of them ahead of its official impact. Later this month, the song will become the third top 40 single from his recent album Montero, which is expected to debut at #2 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Charting singles from Doja Cat, Ed Sheeran and Walker Hayes 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. JONAS BROTHERS, “Who’s In Your Head” (Republic)
2. LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
3. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Ghost” (Def Jam)
4. DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (OVO/Republic)
5. WALKER HAYES, “Fancy Like” (Monument/RCA)
6. ED SHEERAN, “Shivers” (Atlantic)
7-T. DOJA CAT, “Need To Know” (Kemosabe/RCA)
7-T. MONSTA X, “One Day” (Starship Ent./BMG)
9. NESSA BARRETT, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead” (Warner)
10. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Justified” (MCA Nashville/Interscope)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (September 19, 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 way 2 many stats on this week’s new update, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

“STAY” AWHILE: For the third consecutive week, The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber have the #1 tune on the Top 40 chart with “Stay”. Though the collaboration loses spins for the first time this week, it’s still about 2,000 spins ahead of the song in the runner-up position.

This week’s top debut also belongs to Bieber with “Ghost”, his 37th top 40 hit to date, which bows at #34. Debuting at #37, Drake leaps onto the chart with the Future and Young Thug-assisted “Way 2 Sexy”, which recently entered at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The release from Certified Lover Boy is the 32nd top 40 hit for Drake and sixth for both featured artists. Rising from 44-39, “Chasing Stars” is now in the top 40 for Alesso, Marshmello and James Bay, which also ranks in the top 30 on the Hot AC list. At the pop format, the song marks their fourth, 12th and second top 40 hits, respectively. Lastly, Madison Beer lifts from 43-40 with “Reckless”, her fourth top 40 entry to date.

From his recent chart-topping album Donda, “Hurricane” is in at #45 on the list for Kanye West, The Weeknd and Lil Baby. Speaking of babies, “Woo Baby” checks in at #47 for the late Pop Smoke and Chris Brown. The tune is currently moving up in the top ten at Rhythmic radio, where “Hurricane” is just outside the top 20. Finally, the Jonas Brothers sneak in at #50 this week with “Who’s In Your Head”.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 14, 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: Ed Sheeran gave the Top 40 format the shivers with his Most Added hit. Let’s add ’em up:

KEEP YOUR ED UP: It was another super start on the Top 40 adds report for the second radio single from Ed Sheeran’s upcoming album =. With 149 stations in its first week, “Shivers” was easily the Most Added song at the Top 40 format, which follows a #36 debut on the chart over the weekend. The tune also dominated at the Hot AC radio format yesterday, securing a robust 57 adds there. “Bad Habits” holds in the top three on both charts.

Justin Bieber is off to a fairly nice start with his new single from the Justice album, which he recently performed on the MTV Video Music Awards. “Ghost” picked up 63 new stations this week and a second place finish. The track debuted at #49 on last Sunday’s published update and a larger jump is expected by this weekend. It also landed in fifth place at the Hot AC format with nine early adds yesterday.

With his recent #1 entry on the Billboard Hot 100, Drake settled into third place on the report with the Future and Young Thug-assisted “Way 2 Sexy”. It secured 48 adds during the session. It was also the Most Added song at the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats this week. A second week at #1 looks very likely for its parent album Certified Lover Boy.

Charting singles from Doja Cat, Tai Verdes and Walker Hayes 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. ED SHEERAN, “Shivers” (Atlantic)
2. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Ghost” (Def Jam)
3. DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (OVO/Republic)
4. WALKER HAYES, “Fancy Like” (Monument/RCA)
5. DOJA CAT, “Need To Know” (Kemosabe/RCA)
6. NESSA BARRETT, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead” (Warner)
7. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Justified” (MCA Nashville/Interscope)
8-T. KANYE WEST featuring THE WEEKND & LIL BABY, “Hurricane” (G.O.O.D./Def Jam)
8-T. WIZKID featuring TEMS, “Essence” (Starboy/RCA)
10. TAI VERDES, “A-O-K” (Last Nite/Arista)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (September 13-14, 2021)

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 five singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (Republic)
Album: Certified Lover Boy (2021)
Past T40 History: The song is in the top 30 at the Rhythmic and Urban formats. Drake’s album landed atop the Billboard 200 list.

ED SHEERAN, “Shivers” (Atlantic)
Album: = (2021)
Past T40 History: With his 23rd top 40 single to date at the Top 40 format, Sheeran’s new release started at #36 this past Sunday.

JUSTIN BIEBER, “Ghost” (Def Jam)
Album: Justice (2021)
Past T40 History: After a performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, Bieber’s sixth single off his current album heads for adds.

KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Justified” (MCA Nashville/Interscope)
Album: Star-Crossed (2021)
Past T40 History: She’s earned a handful of top 40 songs at the Country format, but Musgraves has never charted at Top 40 radio.

NESSA BARRETT, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead” (Warner)
EP: Pretty Poison (2021)
Past T40 History: Barrett is looking for her second top 40 song at the format in 2021, which follows the Jxdn-assisted “La Di Die”.

Next week: Monsta X hopes that their one day to collect as many adds as they can is next Tuesday.

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

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (September 12, 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 look at the stats that’ll give you the shivers, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

“STAY” STAYS: The Australian-Canadian collaboration from The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber is at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for a second week. “Stay” is also moving well at the Hot AC format, where it climbs from 9-6 and could be a contender for the top spot soon.

Ed Sheeran earns his 23rd top 40 single at the format with “Shivers”, which enters at #36 this week. It’s the follow-up to his recent hit “Bad Habits”, which remains at #3 on the list. Meanwhile, Jackson Wang and Internet Money leap from 42-40 with “Drive You Home”. Wang is in with his fourth top 40 entry to date, while the label/collective picks up their second.

The aforementioned Bieber has another new tune in the top 50 for the second consecutive week, as “Ghost” spooks the #49 spot. The popular album cut appears on Justice, which was released back in March. One spot lower, Bbno$ and Rich Brian check in at #50 with “Edamame”.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (September 5, 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 fancy facts and chart stats, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

THE COOL KID: In its ninth week in the top 40, “Stay” rises from 2-1 on the Top 40 chart, as The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber look to have a long stay at the summit. It’s the first #1 song at the format for the former and the 11th for the latter.

Walker Hayes rises from 43-37 with “Fancy Like”, which recently went viral on TikTok. It’s his first top 40 song at the format. The singer is now charting at several formats with his release: it jumps from 25-20 at the Country format and leaps from 49-42 at Hot AC radio.

Latin star Farruko debuts at #46 with “Pepas”, the name of a popular jam-filled cookie. It also jumps to #41 at the Rhythmic format. New at #48 is “Don’t Go”, a recent collaboration from Skrillex, Justin Bieber and Don Toliver. “Don’t” also appears higher (#36) on the Rhythmic chart. Lastly, Willow and Travis Barker check in at #50 with “Transparentsoul”, a current top ten entry at the Alternative format from her recent album Lately I Feel Everything.

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