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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 8, 2020

U got a winner, kids.

You’re stuck with us as we travel through a land of new releases, including top albums from Hayley Williams, Kehlani and Nav, as well as the latest singles from Ariana Grande, Arizona Zervas, Charli XCX, Justin Bieber, Kim Petras and more. Sample all the sticky sounds:

HAYLEY WILLIAMS – Petals For Armor (iTunes)
Features: “Simmer”, a recent top 20 entry on the Alternative radio chart

KEHLANI – It Was Good Until It Wasn’t (iTunes)
Features: Collaborations with James Blake, Jhené Aiko, Tory Lanez and more

Notable albums out this week: Anson Seabra‘s Songs I Wrote In My Bedroom (iTunes), Butch Walker‘s American Love Story (iTunes), Chris Brown & Young Thug‘s Slime & B (iTunes), Lil Durk‘s Just Cause Y’all Waited 2 (iTunes), Nav‘s Good Intentions (iTunes), Nico Santos‘s Nico Santos (iTunes), RAC‘s Boy (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Easy Life‘s See You Later Maybe Never (Demos) (iTunes), Hailee Steinfeld‘s Half Written Story (iTunes), Jufu‘s Get Used To Me (iTunes), Lil Tjay‘s State Of Emergency (iTunes), Matoma‘s RYTME (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“07 Britney”, Chelsea Collins (iTunes)
“1 x 1”, Cold War Kids featuring Wesley Schultz (iTunes)
“24”, Arizona Zervas (iTunes)
“All My Friends (Stripped)”, The Griswolds (iTunes)
“Always And Never”, Zac Brown (iTunes)
“Anything Could Happen”, The Academic (iTunes)
“Beautiful”, Rhye (iTunes)
“Better Together”, UNSECRET featuring Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Burnt Out”, VOKES (iTunes)
“Ceramic Real Estate”, Riley Pearce (iTunes)
“Champion”, FRND (iTunes)
“Chiquitita (Spanish Version)”, Cher (iTunes)
“Cuss You Out”, Reo Cragun (iTunes)
“Daze Inn (Acoustic)”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“Dealer”, RMR featuring Lil Baby & Future (iTunes)
“Distance”, Yebba (iTunes)
“Don’t Say It”, L Devine (iTunes)
“Edge Off”, Ted When (iTunes)
“Eight”, IU featuring SUGA (iTunes)
“Entertain You”, Within Temptation (iTunes)
“False Prophet”, Bob Dylan (iTunes)
“Fake Friends”, Lo Lind (iTunes)
“Forever (Stripped)”, FLETCHER (iTunes)
“Friends*”, Moby Rich & Bishop Briggs (iTunes)
“Girls”, Jutes & Stay Over (iTunes)
“Girls Like Me”, Martina McBride (iTunes)
“Guilty”, Asher Angel (iTunes)
“Heartbreak Anthem”, Kyd The Band x Gnash (iTunes)
“Hero”, Weezer (iTunes)
“Highwater”, Sj featuring JMR (iTunes)
“Hollywood Love”, A.CHAL featuring Gunna (iTunes)
“Honey In The Summer”, PUBLIC (iTunes)
“Honeysuckle”, Greyson Chance (iTunes)
“Horseride”, Breland (iTunes)
“How True Is Your Love”, Hannah Grace (iTunes)
“Hurt By You (Stripped)”, Donna Missal (iTunes)
“I Called Mama”, Tim McGraw (iTunes)
“I Don’t Know Why”, NOTD & Astrid S (iTunes)
“I Don’t Want To Watch The World End With Someone Else”, Clinton Kane (iTunes)
“I Finally Understand”, Charli XCX (iTunes)
“I Got You”, Michael Franti & Spearhead (iTunes)
“I Love Me (Travis Barker Remix)”, Demi Lovato (iTunes)
“I Should Be Happy”, Lovelytheband (iTunes)
“Joan Of Arc On The Dance Floor”, Aly & AJ (iTunes)
“Just Friends”, Audrey Mika (iTunes)
“Kitchen Table”, Somegirlnamedanna (iTunes)
“Let You Down”, L.A. Guns (iTunes)
“Little Bit Of Love”, JP Cooper (iTunes)
“Lost”, Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“L.O.V.(e).”, Ella Eyre (iTunes)
“Love Like That”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Lownely”, BENEE (iTunes)
“Malibu”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Mean It (Piano Version)”, Wrabel (iTunes)
“Memories”, Buju Banton featuring John Legend (iTunes)
“My Phone Is Trying To Kill Me”, The Aces (iTunes)
“Never Have I Ever”, Danielle Bradbery (iTunes)
“Paper Thin”, Lianne La Havas (iTunes)
“Peaked”, EDEN (iTunes)
“Phobias (Bedroom Remix)”, Johnny Orlando (iTunes)
“Pick Me”, Wafia (iTunes)
“Pressure”, Snow Tha Product (iTunes)
“Problems”, Bryce Vine featuring Grady (iTunes)
“Running”, Ralph Castelli (iTunes)
“Savage (Major Lazer Remix)”, Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“Save A Kiss”, Jessie Ware (iTunes)
“Sick Of Feeling Useless”, Neon Dreams (iTunes)
“Smile”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“So Will I”, Ben Platt (iTunes)
“Somebody Else”, Tensnake featuring Boy Matthews (iTunes)
“Stuck With U”, Justin Bieber & Ariana Grande (iTunes)
“Sun God”, NUUXS (iTunes)
“Taco Tuesday”, Migos (iTunes)
“Taste”, Ian Abel (iTunes)
“Tear Us Apart”, The New Coast (iTunes)
“Tennessee”, Peter Manos (iTunes)
“Thank You”, Sheppard (iTunes)
“The Sun Will Rise”, Rhys Lewis (iTunes)
“There With You Baby”, CAPPA (iTunes)
“There’s Still A Light In The House (Chill Remix)”, Valley (iTunes)
“Tomorrow’s World”, Matt Bellamy (iTunes)
“Way Out”, Conor Matthews (iTunes)
“We’ll Make It Through”, Ray LaMontagne (iTunes)
“What You Need”, Chord Overstreet (iTunes)
“When All My Friends Move Away”, Caro (iTunes)
“Wise Woman”, Jason Mraz (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums and EPs from Bon Jovi, Jason Isbell, Noah Cyrus and Weezer are among the major titles 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 (January 7, 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: Justin Bieber has a very tasty Top 40 recipe for the pop audience, as the panel dishes some big add totals for the first official impact date of 2020. Let’s add ’em up:

JUSTIN CASE YOU FORGOT: Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Justin Bieber is flying up the pop chart as a collaborator on Dan + Shay‘s “10,000 Hours” and with his own solo track “Yummy”, the latter of which leads the week’s Top 40 adds report with 178 stations coming in on impact. (That’s nine stations short of clearing the whole panel.) It also led the reports at the Hot AC, Rhythmic and Urban formats, earning nearly 365 stations in its first week across all formats in North America. Back at Top 40 radio, the song will cruise into the top 20 by Sunday’s published chart and could be a serious top ten record soon after that.

After some early action at the format, Camila Cabello‘s current single, the DaBaby-assisted “My Oh My”, makes a move into the runner-up spot on the report with 104 stations on impact. The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” also brightens the top three on the log with 67 stations in its first full week, as “Heartless” continues to surge towards the top ten.

Charting songs from Billie Eilish, Doja Cat and Ed Sheeran are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

Following early add support for several weeks, Trevor Daniel‘s “Falling” will be the Tok of the panel when it impacts on Tuesday.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Yummy” (Def Jam)
2. CAMILA CABELLO featuring DABABY, “My Oh My” (Syco/Epic)
3. THE WEEKND, “Blinding Lights” (XO/Republic)
4. ED SHEERAN featuring CAMILA CABELLO & CARDI B, “South Of The Border” (Atlantic)
5. LEWIS CAPALDI, “Before You Go” (Capitol)
6. TREVOR DANIEL, “Falling” (Alamo/Interscope)
7. BILLIE EILISH, “Everything I Wanted” (Darkroom/Interscope)
8. DOJA CAT, “Juicy” (Kemosabe/RCA)
9-T. JOJI & JACKSON WANG (88RISING) featuring SWAE LEE & MAJOR LAZER, “Walking” (88rising/12Tone)
9-T. ZEDD & KEHLANI, “Good Thing” (Interscope)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 24, 2019)

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. “Good” times are ahead on the pop survey… are you ready for the latest top bops in the radio universe? Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

“GOOD” STUFF: It’s been a big breakout year for Lizzo and it just keeps getting better. This week, she earns her second #1 single on the Top 40 survey with “Good As Hell”, up 2-1. The multi-format hit also jumps from 8-7 and 18-15 on the Rhythmic and Hot AC radio lists, respectively. With a slow holiday week on the horizon, it should easily earn a second week at the top.

From TikTok to top 40 success, newcomer Arizona Zervas soars onto the survey all the way up at #33 with “Roxanne”, which also jumps right into the top 30 on the Rhythmic list. Another single that’s also been developing on the video app is “Make You Mine” by the new trio PUBLIC, which makes its entry with a move from 41-38. Zedd and Kehlani‘s “Good Thing” jumps from 50-39 on the chart, giving the two performers their 15th and fourth top 40 entries, respectively. Finally, up from 46-40, Louis Tomlinson takes “We Made It” into the region, earning him his third solo top 40 hit outside of One Direction.

Billie Eilish, who already appears in the top 20 with “All The Good Girls Go To Hell”, is in at #43 with “Everything I Wanted”. The tune was released as a one-off single last week and does not appear on her current studio album. “Checklist” checks in at #47 for the first collaboration by MAX and Chromeo, as Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello and Cardi B are headed “South Of The Border” and into the #48 position. The latter collaboration impacts at the format in early December. It also enters the Hot AC chart at #49.

Have an amazing Thanksgiving from PGTC!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 17, 2019)

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 usual Post is ready to go, with plenty of fun facts from the pop survey. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

FULL CIRCLE MOMENT: Post Malone‘s “Circles” is the shape of this week’s #1 single at the Top 40 format, climbing from #2. It’s his fourth chart-topper to date and his second so far this year; “Wow” led the list for a week in June. Meanwhile, “Circles” is just outside the top ten on the Hot AC (#11) and Rhythmic (#12) radio charts this week. At this point, it’s unclear if the song will emerge at the top for a second week, as Lizzo‘s surging “Good As Hell” (up 4-2) could easily snatch the throne away.

Travis Scott‘s “Highest In The Room” leads three new top 40 entries on the list, as it rises from 44-36 to become his eighth top 40 hit at the format. Scott also appears as a featured artist on Post Malone‘s “Take What You Want”, which moves from 38-35. Going up from 42-38, Loud Luxury and Bryce Vine score their second and third top 40 songs, respectively, with “I’m Not Alright”. The single has already reached the top 20 on the Hot 100 in the duo’s native Canada. Charlie Puth is also moving in the right direction with his tenth top 40 entry, as “Mother” climbs from 45-40. It’s one spot higher on the Hot AC chart, giving Puth his ninth top track at that format.

This week’s top 50 action is led by One Direction member Louis Tomlinson‘s new single, “We Made It”, which debuts at #46. A new collaboration by the Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin is getting into the rhythm at #48. “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”, which is featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming movie Bad Boys For Life, marks the band’s first tune on the pop chart in just over eight years. Lindsey Stirling and Elle King enter at #49 with “The Upside”, giving the former her first entry at the format, while Zedd and Kehlani have a “Good Thing” going at #50.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 12, 2019)

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: Zedd and Kehlani earned the strongest results of any impacting tune on the report, but does their good thing endure at the top? Let’s add ’em up:

ONE “GOOD” EVENING: After a tight race for most of the day, Zedd and Kehlani’s “Good Thing” edged ahead at the end with a nice first week total of 41 stations, just a handful of adds ahead of some established hits: Tones And I‘s “Dance Monkey” (40) and Dua Lipa‘s “Don’t Start Now” (38). “Good” is already racing towards the top 50 and will probably get there in the next few days. A spot lower than Lipa is another impacting record, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” by the Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin. It secures that fourth place finish with 35 stations on impact. The collaboration earned an additional 16 adds at the Rhythmic format, picking up the same rank of fourth place.

Elsewhere, MAX and Chromeo tied for fifth place on the log with two dozen stations adding “Checklist” this week. Recent singles from acts like Kesha and Louis Tomlinson are among the titles extending their run in the top ten.

There’s a “Sugar” rush coming next week on behalf of BROCKHAMPTON, who impact at the format for the first time.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. ZEDD & KEHLANI, “Good Thing” (Interscope)
2. TONES AND I, “Dance Monkey” (Bad Batch-Elektra/EMG)
3. DUA LIPA, “Don’t Start Now” (Warner)
4. BLACK EYED PEAS x J BALVIN, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” (Epic)
5-T. BLACKBEAR, “Hot Girl Bummer” (Beartrap/Alamo/Interscope)
5-T. MAX featuring CHROMEO, “Checklist” (The Orchard)
7. AJR, “Dear Winter” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
8-T. KESHA featuring BIG FREEDIA, “Raising Hell” (Kemosabe/RCA)
8-T. LOUIS TOMLINSON, “We Made It” (Arista/RED)
10. TRAVIS SCOTT, “Highest In The Room” (Cactus Jack/Grand Hustle/Epic)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 11-12, 2019)

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 titles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BLACK EYED PEAS x J BALVIN – “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” (Epic)
Album: TBA (2019/2020)
Past T40 History: The collaboration heavily samples from Corona’s “The Rhythm Of The Night”, which got to #8 in January 1995.

MAX featuring CHROMEO – “Checklist” (The Orchard)
Album: TBA (2019/2020)
Past T40 History: In July 2014, Chromeo earned their only chart song to date with “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)”, which reached #39.

ZEDD & KEHLANI – “Good Thing” (Interscope)
Album: TBA (2019/20)
Past T40 History: The song title has hit the top 50 on the chart three times, including a #1 for Fine Young Cannibals in June 1989.

Next week: Brockhampton impacts at the format for the very first time with “Sugar”. How sweet will this result be?

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

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of February 22, 2019

The “Wait” is over.

There’s snow way you won’t enjoy one or more of this week’s top new releases, including several big R&B and rap titles. These are all the notable albums and singles hitting the market this Friday:

KEHLANI – While We Wait (iTunes)
Features: the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “Nights Like This”, currently in the top 40 on the Rhythmic chart

OFFSET – Father Of 4 (iTunes)
Features: “Red Room”, a recent instant grat/digital release that is not currently on any radio chart

Notable albums out this week: Adia Victoria‘s Silences (iTunes), Badflower‘s OK, I’m Sick (iTunes), Benjamin Ingrosso‘s Identification (Deluxe) (iTunes), Gary Clark Jr.‘s This Land (iTunes), Il Volo‘s Musica (iTunes), Julia Jacklin‘s Crushing (iTunes), Kerli‘s Shadow Works (iTunes), Lil Pump‘s Harverd Dropout (iTunes), Mike Shinoda‘s Post Traumatic (Deluxe) (iTunes), Tyla Yaweh‘s Heart Full Of Rage (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Anna Clendening‘s Waves (iTunes), Christopher‘s Under The Surface (iTunes), Cody Simpson‘s B-Sides: We Had (iTunes), Cotis‘s Wait! (iTunes), Grandson‘s A Modern Tragedy, Vol. 2 (iTunes), Lauren Duski‘s Midwestern Girl (iTunes), Monét X Change‘s Unapologetically (iTunes), Raja Kumari‘s Bloodline (iTunes), Rak-Su‘s Rome (iTunes), Travis Thompson‘s Runaways (iTunes), Uffie‘s Tokyo Love Hotel (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“17”, Spencer (iTunes)
“27 (Sad Signs)” and “Sad Junipero”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“A Million Times”, T-Pain featuring O.T. Genasis (iTunes)
“All In My Head”, Sonny Alven featuring LOVA (iTunes)
“Animal”, Max Styler featuring Elanese (iTunes)
“Are You Lonely”, Steve Aoki & Alan Walker featuring ISÁK (iTunes)
“Better Off”, Ookay (iTunes)
“Bloqueo”, Lele Pons & Fuego (iTunes)
“Call My Name”, Belle Lucia (iTunes)
“Chances”, Dido (iTunes)
“Claudia”, FINNEAS (iTunes)
“Close To You”, Alice Ivy featuring Flint Eastwood (iTunes)
“Confident”, Carlos Vara (iTunes)
“Die Happy”, DREAMERS (iTunes)
“Do You Remember”, Ellie Goulding (iTunes)
“Down Side Of Up”, Jack Gray (iTunes)
“Fast Times”, Albert Hammond, Jr. (iTunes)
“Feel Something”, Adam Lambert (iTunes)
“Fighter”, Jung Youth x Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Fireworks”, XYLØ (iTunes)
“First Time”, Timeflies (iTunes)
“Gangsta Fever”, YoungBoy Never Broke Again (iTunes)
“Good Reasons”, Jon Lemmon (iTunes)
“Hang On A Little Longer”, UNSECRET featuring Ruelle (iTunes)
“History”, Fetty Wap (iTunes)
“Hold On To Happiness”, Rhys Lewis (iTunes)
“I Guess I Just Feel Like”, John Mayer (iTunes)
“If 8 Were 9”, David Gray (iTunes)
“Just A Little Bit”, Norah Jones (iTunes)
“Keep On Breaking My Heart”, Seramic (iTunes)
“Lady Like”, Ingrid Andress (iTunes)
“Lead Me Back”, San Holo (iTunes)
“Let’s Shut Up And Dance”, Jason Derulo, Lay and NCT 127 (iTunes)
“Living In L.A.”, Weezer (iTunes)
“Lookin’ For”, Digital Farm Animals featuring Danny Ocean (iTunes)
“Love Is Madness”, Thirty Seconds To Mars featuring Emma (iTunes)
“Melodies”, Hot Shade featuring Nomi Bontegard (iTunes)
“Mute”, Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“No Call, No Reply”, Nightly (iTunes)
“No Sleep”, Martin Garrix featuring Bonn (iTunes)
“None Of This Has Been About You”, Spencer Sutherland (iTunes)
“Not Giving In”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Old Bone (Jim-E Stack Remix)”, Wet (iTunes)
“Old Fashioned”, Bruno Major (iTunes)
“One Less Day (Dying Young)”, Rob Thomas (iTunes)
“Peer Pressure”, James Bay featuring Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Pictures”, Judah & The Lion featuring Kacey Musgraves (iTunes)
“Power”, James Morrison (iTunes)
“Run”, Harrison Storm (iTunes)
“Sick Too”, Thoreau & Darci (iTunes)
“Starlight”, ALMA (iTunes)
“Stray”, Grace VanderWaal (iTunes)
“Suitcase”, James TW (iTunes)
“Sweat (When I Think About You)”, Stanaj (iTunes)
“Sweet Little Lies”, bülow (iTunes)
“Take Off”, Stefflon Don x Kojo Funds (iTunes)
“The Dirt (1981)”, Mötley Crüe featuring Machine Gun Kelly (iTunes)
“Theme Song (I’m Far Away)”, (iTunes)
“The Bones”, Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Thotiana (Remix)”, Blueface featuring Cardi B & YG (iTunes)
“Tia Tamera”, Doja Cat featuring Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Unofficial Love (RAMPANT Remix)”, Kyan Palmer x nicopop. featuring Yung Lamby (iTunes)
“Walk Me Home”, P!nk (iTunes)
“Walkin’ Home”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Whiskey In The Jar”, Bryan Adams (iTunes)
“Wide Awake”, Petit Biscuit (iTunes)
“Wiser”, Jesse Saint John (iTunes)
“Yellow”, Oliver Nelson & Tobtok featuring Liv Dawson (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Hozier, Tom Walker, Weezer and many more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of January 11, 2019

“Stranger” things have happened.

The mix of collaborations are hot this Friday, as January’s release schedule slowly starts to heat up. Here are all the notable albums and singles hitting the market today:

Notable albums out this week: Asiahn‘s Love Train 2 (iTunes), Gnash‘s We (iTunes), Randy Houser‘s Magnolia (iTunes), Taking Back Sunday‘s Twenty (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Ben Rector‘s MPLS Magic (iTunes), Hunter Roberson‘s It’s Okay, I’m Fine (iTunes)

Notable remix packages out this week: TBA

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1999 (Stripped)”, Charli XCX featuring Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“All Night”, Example (iTunes)
“American Spirit”, Washington (iTunes)
“Anti-Everything”, Lost Kings featuring Loren (iTunes)
“Backbone”, Mathes featuring Caroline Kole (iTunes)
“Believer (Remix)”, Imagine Dragons featuring Lil Wayne (iTunes)
“Blur (Felix Cartal Remix)”, (iTunes)
“Break The Rules”, UNSECRET featuring Anna Mae (iTunes)
“Candlelight (Remix)”, Zhavia featuring Jeremih (iTunes)
“Complicated”, Raiche (iTunes)
“Dancing With A Stranger”, Sam Smith & Normani (iTunes)
“Dead End”, Anna Clendening (iTunes)
“Drive”, Charlotte Cardin (iTunes)
“Find Somebody Else”, Secondhand Serenade (iTunes)
“Getting Closer (Acoustic)”, Justin Jesso (iTunes)
“Giant”, Calvin Harris & Rag’N’Bone Man (iTunes)
“Hello My Love”, Westlife (iTunes)
“High Hopes (Don Diablo Remix)”, Panic! At The Disco (iTunes)
“Holding Out For You”, Fedez featuring Zara Larsson (iTunes)
“Hope Is A Dangerous Thing For A Woman Like Me To Have – But I Have It”, Lana Del Rey (iTunes)
“Hospitalized”, Broods (iTunes)
“I Remember”, Betty Who (iTunes)
“I Want It All”, Coin (iTunes)
“I’m Alright”, Brasstracks featuring R.LUM.R (iTunes)
“I’m Not In Love”, Kelsey Lu (iTunes)
“If You Wanna Be Loved”, Picture This (iTunes)
“Jumpin On A Jet”, Future (iTunes)
“Just You And I (2019)”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Kinder Eyes”, Ryan Riback featuring Ryann (iTunes)
“Learn To Let Go”, Welshly Arms (iTunes)
“Let Me Down Slowly”, Alec Benjamin + Alessia Cara (iTunes)
“Longshot”, Catfish And The Bottleman (iTunes)
“Lost In The Fire”, Gesaffelstein & The Weeknd (iTunes)
“More Than That”, Lauren Jauregui (iTunes)
“New Man”, BloodPop (iTunes)
“Nights Like This”, Kehlani featuring Ty Dolla $ign (iTunes)
“Numb”, Jaira Burns (iTunes)
“Orange Juice” and “Stargazing With Patrick Bateman”, Lostboycrow (iTunes)
“Over My Head”, Judah & The Lion (iTunes)
“Party Pill”, Cub Sport (iTunes)
“People”, Short Pier (iTunes)
“Playinwithme (Remix)”, KYLE featuring Jay Park (iTunes)
“Queen Of Hearts”, Cary Brothers (iTunes)
“Saturday Nights (Remix)”, Khalid featuring Kane Brown (iTunes)
“Scared Of Love”, Rudimental featuring RAY BLK & Stefflon Don (iTunes)
“Speechless (Acoustic)” and “Tequila (Acoustic)”, Dan + Shay (iTunes)
“Spendin'”, ILoveMakonnen featuring Gucci Mane (iTunes)
“Stay Around”, American Authors (iTunes)
“Tension”, Jack & Jack (iTunes)
“This Land”, Gary Clark Jr. (iTunes)
“Thoughtless”, Monica Martin (iTunes)
“Timebomb”, Walk The Moon (iTunes)
“Want You Back”, Grey featuring LÉON (iTunes)
“When I Was Older”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)
“Without Me”, Halsey featuring Juice WRLD (iTunes)
“Woman (Live)”, Wrabel (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Alice Merton, Cody Johnson, Maggie Rogers and many more. 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 (May 1, 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: the Payne is real and the Bryce is right, with several impacting songs on their way up the charts (and the weekly report.) Who earns first place? Let’s add ’em up:

THIS LOOKS FAMILIAR: Taking the top position on this Tuesday’s report are two familiar faces: Liam Payne and J Balvin, speaking the hit language with their bilingual song, “Familiar”. It sports 44 stations during its impact week, and should total a nice weekly sum in the coming weeks. Last Sunday, the tune slipped into the top 50 at #50, and it’s sure to be up again this weekend. If Payne doesn’t release his first solo album this year, there will be a lot of unhappy fans, including myself! Nevertheless, this single’s likely to appear on it, whenever that is. Will Payne grab his second solo #1 at the format? We’ll have to wait and see. If you stanned for One Direction, you’re also probably enjoying the third place finish for ZAYN‘s “Let Me” this week, as it continues to build on the weekly updates. It’s new at 25 stations during the current session.

Two other impacting singles cut through the jungle of jams to land in the top ten: Bryce Vine‘s “Drew Barrymore”, which takes in 24 stations, landing a fourth place finish, and Tom Walker‘s “Leave A Light On”, which burns with 18 stations, locked in a tie for seventh place. Both artists are newcomers to the format, though Walker first made the Hot AC chart in 2017 with the mid-charting “Just You And I”. Look for both songs to approach the top 50 soon. By the way, Walker’s new single is not a hot Belinda Carlisle cover, though her “Leave A Light On” hit #11 at the format in November 1989.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. LIAM PAYNE & J BALVIN, “Familiar” (Republic)
2. DRAKE, “Nice For What” (YMCMB/Republic)
3. ZAYN, “Let Me” (RCA)
4. BRYCE VINE, “Drew Barrymore” (Republic)
5. ARIANA GRANDE, “No Tears Left To Cry” (Republic)
6. CHARLIE PUTH featuring KEHLANI, “Done For Me” (APG/Atlantic)
7-T. KHALID & NORMANI, “Love Lies” (Right Hand/Keep Cool/RCA)
7-T. TOM WALKER, “Leave A Light On” (Relentless/Epic)
9. CALVIN HARRIS & DUA LIPA, “One Kiss” (Columbia)
10-T. POST MALONE featuring TY DOLLA $IGN, “Psycho” (Republic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 24, 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: Ariana Grande stocks up on Top 40 tissues for her new track “No Tears Left To Cry”, as adds for the single flood this Tuesday’s report. Stay dry, because we’re about to add ’em up:

WHO’S CRYING NOW?: Leading her forthcoming studio album, due sometime later this year, “No Tears Left To Cry” from pop singer Ariana Grande is well ahead at the top spot on this week’s Top 40 report, landing 156 stations on impact. Grande’s largest adds week to date at the format was for “Focus”, which took in 158 stations during its first week on a run toward #13 for two weeks in November and December 2015. (Hey, we can only hope for a better result with this song.) “Tears” debuted way up at #30 on the weekend’s published update, thanks in part to hourly airplay from iHeartMedia stations throughout the day on Friday. The release also tops this week’s station leaderboards at the Hot AC and Rhythmic formats.

Will Nicky Jam and J Balvin‘s “X” be the next successful Latin crossover? With a new version in English, the collaboration takes 21 stations from the panel this week, tying for a third place finish. The two soloists have previously charted at the format in the last couple of years, but not on the same top 40 song. Tying for ninth place, with ten stations, is another terrific twosome that regularly records as a duo: Loote, new with “Your Side Of The Bed”. The New York act has yet to make the top 40 here, though they have as co-writers and producers of “No Promises” by Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato, which got to #6 last September.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. ARIANA GRANDE, “No Tears Left To Cry” (Republic)
2. ZAYN, “Let Me” (RCA)
3-T. DRAKE, “Nice For What” (YMCMB/Republic)
3-T. NICKY JAM & J BALVIN, “X” (Sony Latin/RCA)
5-T. CALVIN HARRIS & DUA LIPA, “One Kiss” (Columbia)
5-T. CHARLIE PUTH featuring KEHLANI, “Done For Me” (APG/Atlantic)
7. RUDIMENTAL featuring JESS GLYNNE, MACKLEMORE & DAN CAPLEN, “These Days” (Big Beat/RRP)
8. LOGIC & MARSHMELLO, “Everyday” (Def Jam)
9-T. LOOTE, “Your Side Of The Bed” (Island/Republic)
9-T. NE-YO, BEBE REXHA & STEFFLON DON, “Push Back” (Motown/Capitol)

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