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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Three

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
LAUREN SANDERSON – “Bathroom Stall In Seattle” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance

Following the release of her new album Midwest Kids Can Make It Big, which features recent Record Rewind highlights like “Hotel Room” and “To The People I Hurt”, this new track also stood out on a very consistent project that’s sure to earn her some new fans.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
COIN – “Youuu”
LAUV – “Tattoos Together”
THE WLDLFE – “Nowhere Feels Like Home”
TIM CHADWICK – “Sore Thumb”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week One

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
GABRIELLE APLIN & NINA NESBITT – “Miss You 2” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance / Nesbitt is signed to Cooking Vinyl (via Sony’s The Orchard)

Just about three years after Aplin’s original version was released, which I didn’t cover on the Rewind at the time, this new take with Nesbitt landed towards the top of the new releases I listened to last week. The latter performer is a good fit and it still sounds fresh.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
LAUV – “Changes” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: 21st appearance

With his latest song off the forthcoming album ~How I’m Feeling~, due March 6, Lauv is feeling pretty reflective and vulnerable. A sobering ode to making resolutions and shifting one’s priorities in life, the lyric remains hopeful. It’s a nice tune heading into 2020.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
HANNAH GRACE – “When I Ruled The World”
THE MOWGLI’S – “Wasting Time”

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of January 3, 2020

2020 got yummy real quick.

Welcome to the first New Music Friday of 2020! While larger albums and EPs are few and far between this week, there are plenty of great singles in the mix, including fresh releases from Hailee Steinfeld, Justin Bieber, Why Don’t We and more. The yummy details are below:

Notable albums out this week: TBA

Notable EPs out this week: TBA

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“20/20”, Lil Tjay (iTunes)
“A Palé (Gesaffelstein Remix)”, Rosalía (iTunes)
“Bad Vibe”, Quando Rondo featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie & 2 Chainz (iTunes)
“Chaka Khan”, Andreas Moss featuring Sinclair (iTunes)
“Changes”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Chicago”, Vigiland (iTunes)
“Chills”, Why Don’t We (iTunes)
“Happy”, Oh Wonder (iTunes)
“Healing”, Camden Cox (iTunes)
“I Saw A Boy At The Party”, Myylo (iTunes)
“I’m The One”, Patrick Dorgan (iTunes)
“Kiss Somebody”, Julie Bergan & Seeb (iTunes)
“Kiss You Anyway”, Dami Im (iTunes)
“Miss You 2”, Gabrielle Aplin & Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“Monkey Business”, Pet Shop Boys (iTunes)
“Obvious”, Le Youth featuring Adam Rom (iTunes)
“On Somebody”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“Sinning With You”, Sam Hunt (iTunes)
“The New Insane”, Counterfeit. (iTunes)
“This Bar”, Morgan Wallen (iTunes)
“This Is Our Time”, WILD (iTunes)
“Trouble”, Chef’Special (iTunes)
“U Played”, Moneybagg Yo featuring Lil’ Baby (iTunes)
“Unmiss You (Stripped)”, Clara Mae (iTunes)
“Wasting Time”, The Mowgli’s (iTunes)
“When I Ruled The World”, Hannah Grace (iTunes)
“Wolf”, Lil Tr33zy featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Wolves”, Kaaze & Sam Tinnesz featuring Silverberg (iTunes)
“Wrong Direction”, Hailee Steinfeld (iTunes)
“Yummy”, Justin Bieber (iTunes)

Next week, Selena Gomez leads the way with her newest studio album. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #60-51

As 2019 and the decade draw to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. The year was full of love, found and lost, from “Higher Love” and “Lover” to “Somebody You Loved” and more. Time was the essence, whether it was “All The Time” or “The Last Time”, and the light guided the way towards the upper half of the list, including “Light On” and “Lights Up”.

So, come along with “ME!” as I count down the hits, won’t you? Let’s get some numbers rolling…

The 2019 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 2, 2018 to the chart dated November 24, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 167 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 171 that did so in 2018.

60. P!NK featuring CASH CASH, “Can We Pretend”
Album: Hurts 2B Human
Label: RCA
Peak: #11

59. LAUV & TROYE SIVAN, “I’m So Tired…”
Album: ~How I’m Feeling~
Label: AWAL/in2une
Peak: #9

58. MARSHMELLO x BASTILLE, “Happier”
Album: (single only)
Label: Astralwerks/Capitol
Peak: #1 for four weeks (2018)
2018 YE: #36

57. LIZZO, “Good As Hell”
Album: Coconut Oil (EP)
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #6

56. KELLY CLARKSON, “Broken & Beautiful”
Album: UglyDolls (Soundtrack)
Label: Atlantic/EMG
Peak: #10

55. DUA LIPA, “Swan Song”
Album: (single only)
Label: Warner
Peak: #8

54. GREG HOLDEN, “Something Beautiful”
Album: World War Me
Label: Falling Art/BMG
Peak: #10

53. DEAN LEWIS, “Waves”
Album: A Place We Knew
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #9

52. MAREN MORRIS, “The Bones”
Album: Girl
Label: Columbia Nashville
Peak: #10

51. SCOTT HELMAN, “Hang Ups”
Album: Hang Ups (EP)
Label: Warner
Peak: #7

That’s it for the first half of the list! Scroll up for more information from this year’s top 100 list tomorrow. Thanks for visiting PGTC!

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #100-91

As 2019 and the decade draw to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. The year was full of love, found and lost, from “Higher Love” and “Lover” to “Somebody You Loved” and more. Time was the essence, whether it was “All The Time” or “The Last Time”, and the light guided the way towards the upper half of the list, including “Light On” and “Lights Up”.

So, come along with “ME!” as I count down the hits, won’t you? Let’s get some numbers rolling…

The 2019 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 2, 2018 to the chart dated November 24, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 167 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 171 that did so in 2018.

100. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Again And Again”
Album: Come Tomorrow
Label: Bama Rags/RCA
Peak: #6
2018 YE: #53

99. LAUV featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “There’s No Way”
Album: (single only)
Label: AWAL/in2une
Peak: #13

98. FLETCHER, “Undrunk”
Album: You Ruined New York City For Me (EP)
Label: Snapback Ent./Capitol
Peak: #21

97. STEPHEN PUTH, “Sexual Vibe”
Album: (single only)
Label: Arista
Peak: #19

96. DAYA, “Insomnia”
Album: (single only)
Label: Interscope
Peak: #17

95. P!NK, “A Million Dreams”
Album: The Greatest Showman: Reimagined
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #17

94. HARRY STYLES, “Lights Up”
Album: Fine Line
Label: Columbia
Peak: #8+

93. MADDIE POPPE, “Not Losing You”
Album: Whirlwind
Label: 19/Hollywood
Peak: #13+

92. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Party For One”
Album: Dedicated
Label: Schoolboy/Interscope
Peak: #16

91. WHY DON’T WE, “What Am I”
Album: (single only)
Label: Signature Ent./Atlantic
Peak: #16

Scroll up for more information from this year’s top 100 list. Thanks for visiting PGTC!

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Forty Six

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…

(Due to lack of activity this week, commentary will return next week.)
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
COLONY HOUSE – “Original Material” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
FLY BY MIDNIGHT x BETTY WHO – “Lovely” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: 13th appearance / Eighth appearance

PICK OF THE WEEK: THREE
JAMES HERSEY & ELI – “Hands On Me” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance for both acts

PICK OF THE WEEK: FOUR
LAUV & LANY – “Mean It” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: 20th appearance (LANY is signed to Interscope Records)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 10, 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 chart veterans are having a decent time on the chart this week, but plenty of newcomers are also on the rise. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

LOVE FOUR “SOMEONE”: Lewis Capaldi‘s “Someone You Loved” narrowly beat Post Malone‘s “Circles” to pick up a fourth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart with a gap of about 140 spins. Don’t worry, Post Malone fans; he’ll definitely be topping the chart by next weekend. Meanwhile, Capaldi’s enduring smash ranks at #2 and #5 on the Hot AC and AC charts, respectively.

Dua Lipa makes a bold move with “Don’t Start Now”, leaping from 45-25 to become her ninth top 40 hit at the format. It’s only six spots away from the peak of her last charting hit, the soundtrack cut “Swan Song”, which spent two weeks at #19 in March. Kesha‘s 16th top 40 entry here jumps from 42-34 this week. “Raising Hell” also marks the first credited chart hit for Big Freedia. Climbing from 44-40 is the last of three top 40 entries on the survey: “Make It Right” by BTS and Lauv, who earn their fifth and sixth top 40 hits, respectively. This collaboration charts concurrently with Lauv’s “F**k, I’m Lonely”, a collaboration with Anne-Marie that lifts from 37-36.

Travis Scott‘s “Highest In The Room”, a former #1 song on the Hot 100, debuts at #44 this week. On the Rhythmic chart, the song bolts from 10-6. Format newcomer Isabela Merced, a young actress that’s largely known for her work with Nickelodeon, comes in at #49 with “Papi”. Lastly, AJR enters at #50 with “Dear Winter”, a song that also enters at #50 on this week’s Hot AC chart.

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