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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 23, 2021

Uh-oh… here come the bops.

This week’s New Music Friday releases are perfectly kissable and ready for you to stream, including the newest albums from Anne-Marie, EST Gee and The Kid LAROI, as well as notable big singles from Camila Cabello, Khalid and Lil Nas X. Here’s what’s going on in the industry, baby:

Notable albums out this week: Anne-Marie‘s Therapy (Stream), Bizzy Banks‘s Same Energy (Stream), Brittany Howard‘s Jaime (Reimagined) (Stream), Chiiild‘s Hope For Sale (Stream), Dave‘s We’re All Alone In This Together (Stream), Delilah Montagu‘s Baby (Stream), EST Gee‘s Bigger Than Life Or Death (Stream), GirlzLuhDev‘s Day 1 Starter (Stream), Jackson Browne‘s Downhill From Everywhere (Stream), Leon Bridges‘s Gold-Diggers Sound (Stream), Pretty Sister‘s Catalina (Stream), The Kid LAROI‘s F*ck Love 3: Over You (Stream), Walk Off The Earth‘s Meet You There (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Against The Current‘s Fever (Stream), Josie Dunne‘s Episode 1 (Stream), Lexi Jayde‘s A Teenage Diary (Stream), Nothing But Thieves‘s Moral Panic II (Stream), Quinn Lewis‘s When I Was Sad (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“1949”, Jordan Fisher (Stream)
“7/22”, Taylor Edwards (Stream)
“Adrenaline”, Zero 9:36 & ICE NINE KILLS (Stream)
“All Of The Little Things”, Winston Surfshirt featuring Ramirez (Stream)
“Alone With You”, Alina Baraz (Stream)
“Alright”, HVME featuring 24KGoldn & Quavo (Stream)
“Baby Let’s Pretend”, L.A. Exes (Stream)
“Better Believe”, Belly, The Weeknd & Young Thug (Stream)
“Better Than I Know Myself”, Del Water Gap (Stream)
“Blue Hunnids”, LightSkinKeisha (Stream)
“Brand New”, Vistas (Stream)
“Break Like You Do”, Chris Young (Stream)
“Burn”, Jordyn Simone featuring Ncognita (Stream)
“By Your Side (Acoustic)”, Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan (Stream)
“Chevrolet You Down”, Ryan Waters Band (Stream)
“Coloratura”, Coldplay (Stream)
“Crying On Vacation”, Kaptan (Stream)
“Day I Die”, DeathByRomy (Stream)
“Dead Inside”, Noah Cunane (Stream)
“Devil”, Two Feet (Stream)
“Digital Age (URCHN Lofi Remix)”, PHANGS & LFO (Stream)
“Dirt”, The Golf Club (Stream)
“Don’t Go Yet”, Camila Cabello (Stream)
“Downtown”, Jake Bugg (Stream)
“Eat Spit!”, Slush Puppy featuring Royal & The Serpent (Stream)
“Eavesdropping”, Cobi (Stream)
“Econto”, Wun Two (Stream)
“Edamame”, Bbno$ featuring Rich Brian (Stream)
“Evolve”, The Warning (Stream)
“Faint”, Oliver Riot (Stream)
“False Alarms”, Lawrence & Jon Bellion (Stream)
“Feel Love”, Suriel Hess (Stream)
“Firestarter”, Raja Kumari (Stream)
“Forever&More”, Role Model (Stream)
“Freedom (You Bring Me)”, Snakehips x Armand Van Helden (Stream)
“Get Me High”, Marco Luka (Stream)
“Glowing”, A Great Big World (Stream)
“Good Mourning”, Sophie Holohan (Stream)
“Grow”, Samm Henshaw (Stream)
“Guts”, K CAMP featuring True Story Gee (Stream)
“He Usually Likes Boys”, Jetta (Stream)
“He’s Not You”, VÉRITÉ (Stream)
“Head Up”, The Score (Stream)
“Headline”, Bren Joy (Stream)
“Holy Ghosts”, Elephante (Stream)
“Honest”, Jeremy Zucker (Stream)
“Hopeless Romantics”, James TW (Stream)
“Hot Summer”, Prince (Stream)
“I Can See The Future”, Tinashe (Stream)
“I Don’t Owe You Sh*t”, Emily Roberts (Stream)
“I Don’t Wanna Know”, Willow Kayne (Stream)
“I Like That”, Bazzi (Stream)
“If I Didn’t Love You”, Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood (Stream)
“If I Don’t Break Your Heart I’ll Break Mine”, Sophie And The Giants (Stream)
“If Not For You”, Tremonti (Stream)
“If The World Should Ever Stop”, JP Cooper (Stream)
“Industry Baby”, Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow (Stream)
“It’s A Start”, Cabin Boys (Stream)
“Juban District”, Ginger Root (Stream)
“Keep The Beat”, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ynairaly Simo (Stream)
“Killer Killer”, J Ember (Stream)
“Kiss The World Goodbye”, Jesse McCartney (Stream)
“La Da Di Da”, Louyah (Stream)
“Lake Como”, Russ (Stream)
“Liam’s Song”, Tainted Lyric (Stream)
“Lifetime”, Swedish House Mafia featuring Ty Dolla $ign & 070 Shake (Stream)
“Liquor Store”, Remi Wolf (Stream)
“Living Proof”, The War On Drugs (Stream)
“Mad (Young Franco Remix)”, Hope Tala (Stream)
“Made It Back”, Midwxst (Stream)
“Mercy”, KiNG MALA (Stream)
“Model Village”, IDLES featuring Slowthai (Stream)
“Money On Me”, Lil Tecca (Stream)
“Monster”, ZHU featuring John The Blind (Stream)
“Motion”, Luke Hemmings (Stream)
“Never Felt Like This”, Devault featuring Kiiara (Stream)
“New Normal”, Khalid (Stream)
“New Truck”, Dylan Scott (Stream)
“Nice And Easy (Guy Fieri Remix)”, American Authors featuring Mark McGrath (Stream)
“Oh!”, The Linda Lindas (Stream)
“Okay”, Porches (Stream)
“OMG”, Marian Hill (Stream)
“On Fire”, Chelsea Sulkey (Stream)
“Our Bones Turn To Stone”, Aquilo (Stream)
“Parking Lot (Stripped)”, Genevieve Stokes (Stream)
“Peaceful Afternoon (Live)”, Rufus Wainwright (Stream)
“Pill Or A Lullaby”, Lola Young (Stream)
“Plot Line”, Emlyn (Stream)
“Psycho”, Dixie (D’Amelio) featuring Rubi Rose (Stream)
“Pushing Away”, Junior Mesa (Stream)
“Rather Be With You”, Hayden James featuring Crooked Colours (Stream)
“Reaction”, GOLDHOUSE & Mokita (Stream)
“Remember The Bad”, Tayler Buono (Stream)
“Requiem”, Ben Abraham (Stream)
“Resting B*tch Face (Part 2)”, Julia Wolf (Stream)
“Right On Time”, Brandi Carlile (Stream)
“Ring The Alarm”, DJ Snake & Malaa (Stream)
“Rocket”, Maja Kristina (Stream)
“Running In Place (Alternate)”, MisterWives (Stream)
“Safe With Me”, Loud Luxury featuring Drew Love (Stream)
“Saturday”, Julian Lamadrid (Stream)
“Save Me”, Eliza & The Delusionals (Stream)
“Say What You Will”, James Blake (Stream)
“Shoulders”, Coheed & Cambria (Stream)
“Single Part Of You”, Jamie Grey (Stream)
“Sleeping On My Left”, GASHI (Stream)
“Snow Globe”, Autograf vs. Waterparks (Stream)
“Some Kind Of Love”, Azure Ryder (Stream)
“Stoned At The Nail Salon”, Lorde (Stream)
“Suburbia”, Devon Again (Stream)
“Summerland”, half•alive (Stream)
“Tempo”, Valley (Stream)
“Thank God You Introduced Me To Your Sister”, Sarah Barrios (Stream)
“The Portrait (Ooh La La)”, R3HAB x Gabry Ponte (Stream)
“The Ugly Song”, Jordan Hollywood featuring Timbaland (Stream)
“Thump”, WhoKilledXIX (Stream)
“U & Me”, Kyle Hume (Stream)
“Ur Best Friend”, Kiana Ledé & Kehlani (Stream)
“Waves”, Culture Jam featuring Gunna & Polo G (Stream)
“What U Want”, Lil Xxel featuring Tyga & Coi Leray (Stream)
“Wherever I May Roam”, J Balvin featuring Metallica (Stream)
“Without You (D.O.D Remix)”, Brynn Elliott (Stream)

Next week, the latest albums from Billie Eilish, Bleachers and Prince 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 4, 2018

A Rae of light.

Three is better than one, but you’ll have at least seven days before these releases become old news. From the fun with numbers department to the numbers of new projects out today, here are the albums and singles you need to know on digital services and in stores this Friday:

At 27 tracks over three albums, one set by the duo and two solo sets by each of its members, this release should easily claim the top spot on next week’s Billboard 200 chart, as long as all three are counted together. Lead single “Powerglide”, which features Juicy J, is safely in the top ten on the Urban chart and approaching the region on the Rhythmic list.

SHINEDOWN – Attention Attention (iTunes)
This rock group will be back in the top ten on the double double (or so I think) with their sixth studio album, featuring the former #1 single on the Active Rock chart, “Devil”. How angelic will its debut end up? You’ll have to wait and see.

Notable albums out this week: Lake Street Dive‘s Free Yourself Up (iTunes), Leon Bridges‘s Good Thing (iTunes), Mat Kearney‘s CRAZYTALK (iTunes), Matt & Kim‘s Almost Everyday (iTunes), Preme‘s Light Of Day (iTunes), Royce Da 5’9″‘s Book Of Ryan (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Jeremy Zucker‘s glisten (iTunes), RAYE‘s Side Tape (iTunes), Tove Styrke‘s Sway (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“5 Years Later”, Leo Stannard (iTunes)
“21st Century Liability”, YUNGBLUD (iTunes)
“Accelerate”, Christina Aguilera featuring Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz (iTunes)
“Alone With You”, Denny White (iTunes)
“Ashes”, Celine Dion (iTunes)
“Balenciaga”, Cheat Codes (iTunes)
“Bloom”, Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“Body Count”, Jessie Reyez (iTunes)
“Change”, Great Good Fine OK (iTunes)
“Choirs”, Ashe (iTunes)
“Coming Around”, TOMI (iTunes)
“Do My Own Thing”, American Authors (iTunes)
“Doesn’t Matter”, Gallant (iTunes)
“Drink About (Acoustic)”, Seeb and Dagny (iTunes)
“Driving”, Donna Missal (iTunes)
“Genius”, LSD (Labrinth/Sia/Diplo) (iTunes)
“Hold On Tight”, R3HAB & Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“Hunger”, Florence + The Machine (iTunes)
“I’ll Be There”, Jess Glynne (iTunes)
“Jump”, Julia Michaels featuring Trippie Redd (iTunes)
“Just A Little”, Violet Days (iTunes)
“Let Go”, BANNERS (iTunes)
“Lonely Together”, Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)
“Main Chick”, Marc E. Bassy (iTunes)
“Moon River”, A$AP Ferg & Elle Fanning (iTunes)
“Move To Miami”, Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull (iTunes)
“Noise”, Young Rising Sons (iTunes)
“On The Line”, Volunteer (iTunes)
“One In A Million”, Jordie Ireland featuring Ava Hayz (iTunes)
“One More Day”, Afrojack and Jewelz & Sparks (iTunes)
“Paper Man”, Ray LaMontagne (iTunes)
“R U Mad”, Michael Blume (iTunes)
“Rave In The Grave”, AronChupa and Little Sis Nora (iTunes)
“Say Love (Acoustic)”, James TW (iTunes)
“Scared (Acoustic)”, Nick Fradiani (iTunes)
“That Feeling When”, Dagny (iTunes)
“The Way I Am”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“Time Alone”, Prince Fox featuring The Griswolds (iTunes)
“Times Like These”, Xavier Rudd (iTunes)
“Wait”, Chantel Jeffries featuring Offset and Vory (iTunes)
“Waves (One Bit Remix)”, Jeremy Loops (iTunes)
“We Will Never Rule the World”, LINES featuring Dolores Haze (iTunes)
“Weakness”, Tim Chadwick (iTunes)
“Weight Of Love”, Luke Sital-Singh (iTunes)
“What If This Is All The Love You Ever Get?”, Snow Patrol (iTunes)
“What Is A Man”, Dan Owen (iTunes)
“You Can Cry”, Marshmello x Juicy J featuring James Arthur (iTunes)
“Your Side Of The Bed (Flyboy Remix)”, Loote (iTunes)
“Youth”, Shawn Mendes & Khalid (iTunes)

Next week: look out for new albums from the Arctic Monkeys, Charlie Puth and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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RADIO REPORT: POP! Goes The Picks (December 2015)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new singles will be lighting up the national charts during the month. Which tracks will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here’s a small selection of new songs being serviced in December (though there aren’t many because of the holidays) from four different radio formats in this month’s Radio Report:

CHR (*), HOT AC (**), ALTERNATIVE (***) and TRIPLE A (****)

MØ – “Kamikaze” (December 1) (*)
Label: RCA
Until this release, this 27-year-old Danish performer’s success on the pop radio chart was relegated to featured status. Now, she’s finally getting the main credit on the leadoff single from her upcoming second album. A handful of outlets are playing it early, like Hits 1, and more stations are bound to get the ball rolling in its impact week. Can she “lean on” them to break her at CHR in 2016?

Who Is Fancy, Meghan Trainor and Ariana Grande
Label: Big Machine/Republic
You may remember this singer’s “Goodbye” from earlier this year and the hidden identity campaign that was used to promote the song. Based on the results of that, we probably won’t be seeing a major label utilizing the strategy on a new artist anytime soon. It isn’t a surprise to see some featured acts on his latest radio single, but the jury’s still out on whether or not it will become a big hit.

Alabama Shakes
ALABAMA SHAKES – “Shoegaze” (December 8) (****)
Label: ATO
Thanks to its placement in the new Apple iPad Pro ad, the title track from Sound & Color has become a top 50 sales hit on the U.S. iTunes chart. That should probably be the song going to radio next from the project, but alas, it’s not. However, I think AAA radio will play anything off their album at this point. Considering the Grammy nominations come out that week, reaction could be swift.

Leon Bridges
LEON BRIDGES – “Smooth Sailin'” (December 8) (**)
Label: Columbia
Speaking of the Grammy Awards, 26-year-old singer Bridges may also be getting some love from the Academy for his debut effort of earlier this year, Coming Home. The title track received some limited airplay at Hot AC, though it was much bigger at AAA. The latter format launched “Smooth” into the top ten, but things won’t be as smooth here. Yet, a smaller response is better than none.

Tribe Society
TRIBE SOCIETY – “Kings” (December 8) (***)
Label: Island/Republic
This act from Boston originally signed as the band Gentlemen Hall, but earlier this year, they reemerged under their new name. A debut EP from them, Lucid Dreams, was out this past June. Thanks to some playlisting at Spotify, their single is now approaching 1.2 million streams at the service, with another 682,000 plays coming from SoundCloud. Will they reign at radio in the new year?

Jason Derulo
JASON DERULO – “Get Ugly” (December 15) (*)
Label: Warner Bros.
With the cancellation of “Try Me” as the third single from his album Everything Is 4, Derulo moves onto a replacement release. It seems odd to be sending it to radio so close to Christmas, but then again, that would easily give this the edge to be Most Added on that particular (and likely, soft) week. His era has yet to recover from “Cheyenne” stalling out halfway up the pop listing in August.

Which of these new singles would you like to see on top of the charts? Let me know! Comment below or click the “Get Social!” tab to find PGTC on social media.

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