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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 18, 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: Top 40 programmers are dying to add the new song from Sam Smith, as its total paces well ahead of other impacting titles from Conan Gray and Monsta X. Let’s add ’em up:

“FOR” PLAY: With the title cut off their new album, Sam Smith bursts onto the adds report with “To Die For”, managing to score 148 stations on impact. The performer now has 13 top 40 songs to date at the format, with this single entering the airplay chart last weekend at #37. It should continue to ascend quickly here and at the Hot AC format, where it topped the report with 39 adds.

Newcomer Conan Gray picks up 32 stations on impact for “Maniac”, which lands in fourth place this week. It’s the first radio single off his forthcoming album Kid Krow, due next month. The act Monsta X also starts in the top five with “You Can’t Hold My Heart”, tying for fifth place with 22 stations on the log. The K-pop group is looking for their second top 40 entry with their new single. Will the two emerging records make the top 50 by the weekend? Stay tuned.

Charting songs from Doja Cat, Justin Bieber and Niall Horan are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

Collaborations led by Diplo and newcomers New Hope Club have some hope for a great adds week on the report next Tuesday.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. SAM SMITH, “To Die For” (Capitol)
2. JUSTIN BIEBER featuring QUAVO, “Intentions” (Def Jam)
3. DOJA CAT, “Say So” (Kemosabe/RCA)
4. CONAN GRAY, “Maniac” (Republic)
5-T. MONSTA X, “You Can’t Hold My Heart” (Epic)
5-T. NIALL HORAN, “No Judgement” (Capitol)
7. KHALID x DISCLOSURE, “Know Your Worth” (RCA)
8. SELENA GOMEZ, “Rare” (Interscope)
9. ALI GATIE, “What If I Told You That I Love You” (Warner)
10. LIZZO, “Cuz I Love You” (Atlantic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 11, 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 grabs the top spot once again with intention, as new titles fill the top ten from top to bottom. What bops are, well, bopping this week? Let’s add ’em up:

JUSTIN TIME FOR SECONDS: Just ahead of the release of his new album Changes, Bieber’s “Intentions” leads the way at Top 40 radio this week with 130 stations on impact. The album version of the track features Quavo, though an edit without him is also available for stations. The single also leads the reports at both the Hot AC (33 stations) and Rhythmic (34 stations) radio formats.

Niall Horan ties for the runner-up spot on the report with 65 adds for “No Judgement”, the latest radio single from his upcoming set Heartbreak Weather, due March 13. The track also finished in third place on yesterday’s Hot AC log with 17 adds. “No” is likely to chart at both formats by the weekend. Following Horan’s new entry, impacting songs from Madison Beer (#5), Ali Gatie (#7) and DaBaby (#9) are all making some noise on the report and should be top 50 bound in the next week or so. Of the three, Beer is in the lead for prior top 40 songs with two, while DaBaby has one as a featured artist and Gatie has never reached the region.

Charting songs from Doja Cat, Lizzo and Selena Gomez are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

No songs are currently scheduled to impact at the format next week; we’ll see if this changes in the next few days.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Intentions” (Def Jam)
2-T. KHALID x DISCLOSURE, “Know Your Worth” (RCA)
2-T. NIALL HORAN, “No Judgement” (Capitol)
4. SELENA GOMEZ, “Rare” (Interscope)
5-T. DOJA CAT, “Say So” (Kemosabe/RCA)
5-T. MADISON BEER, “Good In Goodbye” (Sing It Loud/Epic)
7-T. ALI GATIE, “What If I Told You That I Love You” (Warner)
7-T. LIZZO, “Cuz I Love You” (Atlantic)
9. DABABY, “Bop” (SCMG/Interscope)
10. RODDY RICCH, “The Box” (Atlantic)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: February 9, 2020

Let’s talk about Saxe, baby.

DEBUTS
40. Kodaline – Wherever You Are
39. Smith & Thell – Goliath
38. Niall Horan – No Judgement | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Shawn Hook – I Don’t Wanna Dance (36)
28. Dua Lipa – Physical (35)
22. Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (30)
16. Taylor Swift – The Man (26) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Martin Garrix & Dean Lewis – Used To Love (08) | PEAK: #08
09. Sam Fischer – This City (13) | PEAK: #09
08. Coldplay – Orphans (06) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
07. Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Tones And I – Never Seen The Rain (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Maggie Rogers – Love You For A Long Time (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Lewis Capaldi – Before You Go (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
02. Harry Styles – Adore You (03) | PEAK: #02
01. JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Anson Seabra – Trying My Best (1)
2. Demi Lovato – Anyone (5)
3. Tennis – Need Your Love (6)
4. John Legend – Conversations In The Dark (4)
5. ROZES x Mat Kearney – Walls (8)
6. Chelsea Cutler – Sad Tonight (7)
7. Tate McRae – Stupid (10)
8. Wrabel – Hurts Like Hell (-)
9. Coldplay – Champion Of The World (-)
10. Ali Gatie – What If I Told You That I Love You (-)

In The Mix:
Andy Grammer & Elle King – Best Of You (new)
Brian Fallon – 21 Days
Christine And The Queens – People, I’ve Been Sad (new)
Delta Goodrem – Let It Rain
Grace Potter featuring Lucius – Back To Me
Hayley Williams – Simmer
Jack Garratt – Time (new)
James Taylor – Teach Me Tonight
Leslie Odom, Jr. – Go Crazy
Madison Beer – Good In Goodbye
Montaigne – Don’t Break Me (new)
New Hope Club & R3HAB – Let Me Down Slow
Taylor Swift – Only The Young
ZZ Ward – Break Her Heart

Chart Notes:

  • After three weeks in the runner-up position, JP Saxe and Julia Michaels have the new #1 song on my personal chart with “If The World Was Ending”. It’s the first chart-topper for Saxe and the second for Michaels, who spent a week at the top in 2017 with “Issues”. On Friday, Saxe saw the release of his new EP titled Hold It Together. Niall Horan‘s “No Judgement” is the week’s Highest Debut at #38, immediately followed by Smith & Thell‘s “Goliath” at #39 and Kodaline‘s “Wherever You Are” at #40. “No” is the ninth solo top 40 single for Horan, the last three of which have come from his upcoming album Heartbreak Weather, due March 13. Meanwhile, the Swedish duo earns their third chart entry and the Irish group lands their first.

    (See my full chart on Crownnote)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 4, 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: Khalid and Selena Gomez know their worth at Top 40 radio, but which performed ended up in that rare and coveted top position on the report? Let’s add ’em up:

“KNOW” YOUR ADDS: After sneaking in a midday premiere and wide support from the panel, “Know Your Worth” by Khalid x Disclosure is this week’s Most Added song at the Top 40 format, ending the day with a total of 60 stations. The track only earned a handful of adds at the Rhythmic format on the latest list, though it did not impact there today. Expect “Know” to easily chart this weekend on the regular published update.

Of course, this means Selena Gomez‘s “Rare” ended the day in second place, but only by one add: 59 more stations came in for it this week. The title cut from her latest album is already flying up the Top 40 chart, making its top 40 debut this past weekend.

The latest single from Meghan Trainor, the Nicki Minaj-assisted “Nice To Meet Ya”, also managed to place in the top five titles this week. It earned 40 stations on impact, earning it a fourth place rank. The collaboration is featured on her album Treat Myself, which was released last Friday. It also placed in fourth on the Hot AC report yesterday, picking up 14 stations there.

Charting songs from Doja Cat, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

Next week, emerging songs from Ali Gatie, DaBaby and Madison Beer all aim to be da Most Added song of the week. Who will take the crown? Find out next Tuesday, baby.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. KHALID x DISCLOSURE, “Know Your Worth” (RCA)
2. SELENA GOMEZ, “Rare” (Interscope)
3. LIZZO, “Cuz I Love You” (Atlantic)
4. MEGHAN TRAINOR featuring NICKI MINAJ, “Nice To Meet Ya” (Epic)
5. TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Man” (Republic)
6. DOJA CAT, “Say So” (Kemosabe/RCA)
7. THE WEEKND, “Blinding Lights” (XO/Republic)
8. NOAH CYRUS, “July” (RECORDS/Columbia)
9. CHELSEA CUTLER, “Sad Tonight” (Republic)
10-T. BLACK EYED PEAS x J BALVIN, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” (Epic)
10-T. RODDY RICCH, “The Box” (Atlantic)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (February 2, 2020)

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. Just ahead of the Grammy Awards, we have some new winners on the airwaves. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

MAROONED AGAIN: With the song that’s now spent ten big weeks at #1 on the Hot AC chart, Maroon 5 scores their 11th #1 hit at the Top 40 format with “Memories”, climbing from 3-1. The multi-format hit rises about 790 spins week-to-week. For lead singer Adam Levine, the tune marks his 13th #1 on the chart, having reached the top as a featured artist on singles by Gym Class Heroes and R. City.

Four new releases enter the top 40 at the format this week, all by solo women, including one newcomer. Lizzo‘s “Cuz I Love You” is up from 49-30, earning the recent Grammy-winning performer her fourth top 40 hit at the format. Just behind her is Taylor Swift with “The Man”, which makes a high debut at #31. It’s also her 31st top 40 single here and the fourth from her current album Lover. Selena Gomez takes her 18th trip into the top 40 as a soloist with “Rare”, leaping from 44-37. It officially impacts at the format on Tuesday. Finally, first-timer Chelsea Cutler moves from 43-39 with “Sad Tonight”. The single is taken from her debut album How To Be Human, which was released a couple of weeks ago.

After a single swap from “Juicy”, which drops to #36 this week, Doja Cat meows back into the top 50 at #41 with “Say So”. It seems likely that it’ll reach the top 40 next weekend. The only other entry of note in the region comes from Hot Chelle Rae, who are back in the top 50 for the first time since the spring of 2014 with “I Hate LA”. It lands at #50.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: February 2, 2020

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DEBUTS
36. Shawn Hook – I Don’t Wanna Dance
35. Dua Lipa – Physical | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (40)
26. Taylor Swift – The Man (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
21. The 1975 – Me & You Together Song (29)
19. Mandy Moore – Save A Little For Yourself (26)
13. Sam Fischer – This City (19)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (08) | PEAK: #01 for six weeks
09. Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Martin Garrix & Dean Lewis – Used To Love (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Tones And I – Never Seen The Rain (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Coldplay – Orphans (04) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
05. Maggie Rogers – Love You For A Long Time (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Lewis Capaldi – Before You Go (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Harry Styles – Adore You (03) | PEAK: #03
02. JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Anson Seabra – Trying My Best (1)
2. Kodaline – Wherever You Are (3)
3. Mitch James – Sunday Morning (2)
4. John Legend – Conversations In The Dark (5)
5. Demi Lovato – Anyone (-)
6. Tennis – Need Your Love (8)
7. Chelsea Cutler – Sad Tonight (6)
8. ROZES x Mat Kearney – Walls (-)
9. Daughtry – Alive (4)
10. Tate McRae – Stupid (-)

In The Mix:
Ali Gatie – What If I Told You That I Love You (new)
Brian Fallon – 21 Days
Delta Goodrem – Let It Rain
Grace Potter featuring Lucius – Back To Me
Hayley Williams – Simmer
James Blunt – The Truth
James Taylor – Teach Me Tonight
Leslie Odom, Jr. – Go Crazy (new)
Madison Beer – Good In Goodbye (new)
New Hope Club & R3HAB – Let Me Down Slow
Pearl Jam – Dance Of The Clairvoyants
Taylor Swift – Only The Young (new)
ZZ Ward – Break Her Heart (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Dua Lipa‘s still got my attention this week, as “Don’t Start Now” holds steady at #1 for the fourth week and “Physical” enters at #35, making it the Highest Debut on the countdown. Her forthcoming album Future Nostalgia is due April 3. Shawn Hook also lands on the survey with his first entry in nearly three years, “I Don’t Wanna Dance”, which bows at #36. Notable movers in the top 40 include the latest singles from Lizzo and Taylor Swift, with the former’s “Cuz I Love You” (up 40-30) and the latter’s “The Man” (up 38-26, the Biggest Mover overall) looking like potential top ten hits by the beginning of March.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (January 28, 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: just cuz we love Lizzo and Taylor Swift, the Top 40 panel has rewarded their latest singles with first and second place finishes on this week’s report. Who landed where? Let’s add ’em up:

CUZ THEY’RE MOST ADDED: After a very fierce battle for much of the day, Grammy nominee Swift’s “The Man” is just ahead of winner Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” on the Top 40 adds report, earning 87 and 80 stations on impact, respectively. Swift’s track was in second place on yesterday’s report at Hot AC radio. Lizzo’s track tied for first place on the new report at Rhythmic radio. They’re both likely to fly into the top 40 by the weekend, “Cuz” from its #49 entry last Sunday and “Man” from just outside the top 50.

Two more impacting releases made the top five today: Doja Cat‘s “Say So”, earning 33 stations and a third place finish, and Noah Cyrus‘s “July”, earning 28 stations and a fifth place finish. The former title is the follow-up to “Juicy”, which reached the top 40 in late December and registered a new peak of #33 last Sunday. The latter song, which is available in its original form and an updated version with Leon Bridges, has appeared in the top ten on the adds report at Hot AC radio for the past two weeks. The two tracks should find their way into the top 50 at the format by the weekend, likely due to the recent lowered spin threshold to chart.

Charting songs from Roddy Ricch and the Jonas Brothers are among those returning to the top ten on this week’s report.

Next week, Selena Gomez‘s “Rare” (tied for third place) should have another huge week at the format for its official impact date.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Man” (Republic)
2. LIZZO, “Cuz I Love You” (Atlantic)
3-T. DOJA CAT, “Say So” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3-T. SELENA GOMEZ, “Rare” (Interscope)
5. NOAH CYRUS, “July” (RECORDS/Columbia)
6. RODDY RICCH, “The Box” (Atlantic)
7. CHELSEA CUTLER, “Sad Tonight” (Republic)
8-T. HALSEY, “You Should Be Sad” (Capitol)
8-T. JONAS BROTHERS, “What A Man Gotta Do” (Republic)
10. LEWIS CAPALDI, “Before You Go” (Capitol)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (January 27-28, 2020)

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 four tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

DOJA CAT – “Say So” (Kemosabe/RCA)
Album: Hot Pink (2019)
Past T40 History: The video app TikTok continues to propel the career of this performer, who is now going through a single swap.

LIZZO – “Cuz I Love You” (Atlantic)
Album: Cuz I Love You (2019)
Past T40 History: After a big night at the Grammy Awards, the title song from Lizzo’s album should become her fourth top 40 hit.

NOAH CYRUS featuring LEON BRIDGES – “July” (RECORDS/Columbia)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Cyrus has earned four top 40 entries to date at the format, though the last three have stalled outside the top 30.

TAYLOR SWIFT – “The Man” (Republic)
Album: Lover (2019)
Past T40 History: Will the fourth single from Swift’s album become the highest-charting of the era? It’ll need to beat a peak of #6.

After some significant early action, the title song from Selena Gomez‘s chart-topping album Rare impacts next Tuesday.

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

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (January 26, 2020)

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. Just ahead of the Grammy Awards, we have some new winners on the airwaves. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

ANOTHER FINE POST: With a difference of only nine spins between #1 and #2 this week, Post Malone‘s enduring hit “Circles” returns to the top of the Top 40 chart for a sixth nonconsecutive week. The smash also holds at #4 on the Hot AC chart. Will it score a seventh week at #1 in time for the Super Bowl? Better yet, will it ever leave the chart? We may never know. Actually, we will, but it will have to wait until next Sunday.

Four new songs enter the top 40 at the format this week, three by performers who are new to the chart. The group Brockhampton is one, up from 41-35 with “Sugar”. Roddy Ricch leaps from 49-38 with a cut that’s also flying through the top 20 on the Rhythmic and Urban charts, “The Box”. It continues to hold at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 list. Regard‘s “Ride It” also lifts from 47-39 on the pop radio chart, while Fifth Harmony member Ally Brooke earns her third solo top 40 entry with “No Good”, rising from 45-40.

Additionally, there are four new entries in the top 50 this week, along with a single re-entry that’s been outside the region for almost five months. Newcomer Chelsea Cutler starts things off at #43 with “Sad Tonight”, which impacted at the format last Tuesday. It’s also a good week for Selena Gomez, who enters at #44 with the title track from her recent album Rare. After last appearing at #45 on the chart dated September 1, Maren Morris is on the rebound with “The Bones”, stepping back in at #47. The track is currently in the top ten on the Country and Hot AC radio lists. Grammy nominee Lizzo‘s “Cuz I Love You” debuts at #49, while the Mustard and Roddy Ricch collaboration “Ballin'” sneaks in at #50 to close out this week’s activities. The latter hit went to #1 on the Rhythmic and Urban charts earlier this month.

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2019: #10-1

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.

10. ZARA LARSSON, “All The Time”
Album: (single only)
Label: Epic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

9. LIZZO, “Juice”
Album: Cuz I Love You
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

8. KEANE, “The Way I Feel”
Album: Cause And Effect
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #1 for two weeks

7. SHAWN MENDES, “If I Can’t Have You”
Album: Shawn Mendes (Deluxe)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #1 for two weeks

6. LADY GAGA & BRADLEY COOPER, “Shallow”
Album: A Star Is Born (Soundtrack)
Label: Interscope
Peak: #1 for four weeks
2018 YE: #89

5. ILLENIUM & JON BELLION, “Good Things Fall Apart”
Album: Ascend
Label: Astralwerks/Capitol
Peak: #1 for one week

4. BASTILLE, “Joy”
Album: Doom Days
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for three weeks

3. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Need To Calm Down”
Album: Lover
Label: Republic
Peak: #2

2. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “Rainbow”
Album: Golden Hour
Label: MCA Nashville/Capitol
Peak: #1 for six weeks

1. PANIC AT THE DISCO, “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”
Album: Pray For The Wicked
Label: Fueled By Ramen/EMG
Peak: #1 for one week

That’s it for the countdown! Scroll down for more information from this year’s top 100 list. Thanks for visiting PGTC!

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