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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 10, 2021

The stars are out this week.

It’s a particularly starry New Music Friday ahead of this late summer weekend, with top albums twinkling from Baby Keem, Kacey Musgraves and Masked Wolf, as well as shining songs from Ed Sheeran, Sabrina Carpenter and Sam Hunt. The musical hunt for new bops starts now:

Notable albums out this week: Ann Marie‘s Hate Love (Stream), Baby Keem‘s The Melodic Blue (Stream), Barlow & Bear‘s The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical (Stream), Donny Osmond‘s Start Again (Stream), Foy Vance‘s Signs Of Life (Stream), Kacey Musgraves‘s Star-Crossed (Stream), Masked Wolf‘s Astronomical (Stream), Pentatonix‘s The Lucky Ones (Deluxe) (Stream), Steps‘s What The Future Holds, Pt. 2 (Stream), The Band CAMINO‘s The Band CAMINO (Stream), YEBBA‘s Dawn (Stream), The Metallica Blacklist (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Alan Walker‘s Walker Racing League (Stream), BoyWithUke‘s Faded (Stream), Deb Never‘s Where Have All The Flowers Gone? (Stream), Ella Jane‘s This Is Not What It Looks Like! (Stream), Lorde‘s Te Ao Mārama (Stream), Mitchell Tenpenny‘s Midtown Diaries (Stream), Mxmtoon‘s True Colors (Stream), Nessa Barrett‘s Pretty Poison (Stream), PHANGS‘s I Love Everything (Stream), Tyler Posey‘s Drugs (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“23”, Sam Hunt (Stream)
“24/5”, Mimi Webb (Stream)
“730”, Pia Mia (Stream)
“A-O-K”, Tai Verdes & 24KGoldn (Stream)
“After Goodbye”, Jasmine Thompson (Stream)
“All My Friends”, FRENSHIP (Stream)
“Already Do”, Josh Gray (Stream)
“Always”, Cold War Kids (Stream)
“Angel Baby”, Troye Sivan (Stream)
“Another Day”, Fiji Blue (Stream)
“Arcadia”, Lana Del Rey (Stream)
“Bad Day”, Justus Bennetts (Stream)
“Big Persona”, Maxo Kream featuring Tyler, The Creator (Stream)
“Bluebonnets”, Austin George (Stream)
“Break”, WizTheMC (Stream)
“Burning Bridges (Crush Club Remix)”, Sigrid (Stream)
“Calling All Angels”, Chelsea Cutler featuring Quinn XCII (Stream)
“Can’t Hide It”, Curtis Harding (Stream)
“Casita”, Goth Babe (Stream)
“Certainty”, Big Thief (Stream)
“Cheers!”, Jukebox The Ghost (Stream)
“Claim”, Drumaq & Olivia O’Brien (Stream)
“Crash”, Clara Mae (Stream)
“Crazy Tings”, Tems (Stream)
“Damn It Feels Good To Be Me”, Andy Grammer (Stream)
“Dancer”, LÉON (Stream)
“Don’t Make Me Miss You”, Wayne Regretzky & Sad Alex (Stream)
“Drive”, Valerie Broussard (Stream)
“Easy Girl Easy Boy”, Haven (Stream)
“Election Night”, Cassidy Mann (Stream)
“End Of Me”, Billy Talent featuring Rivers Cuomo (Stream)
“Everything Sucks”, Vaultboy featuring GRACEY (Stream)
“Fancy Like”, Walker Hayes featuring Kesha (Stream)
“Femme Fatale”, Sir Chloe (Stream)
“Flipside”, Clubhouse (Stream)
“Footprints”, Tom Gregory (Stream)
“Friday Nights In October”, 90’s Kids (Stream)
“Get You Down” and “The Kitchen (Live)”, Sam Fender (Stream)
“Ghost Story”, Cheat Codes & All Time Low (Stream)
“Ghosted”, Michael Aldag (Stream)
“Good Days”, Young Rising Sons (Stream)
“Guerrilla” and “Sexy Villain”, Remi Wolf (Stream)
“Hanging On Your Hinges”, Stereophonics (Stream)
“Happy For Me”, Kenzie (Stream)
“Have Mercy”, Chlöe (Stream)
“Hero” and “Island”, Alice Merton (Stream)
“I Don’t Wanna Leave”, PRETTYMUCH featuring Jeremih (Stream)
“I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance)”, Glass Animals (Stream)
“I Forgot About You”, Jake Miller (Stream)
“I Think I”, Ben Kessler & Lizzy McAlpine (Stream)
“I Wanna See You Smile”, Aquilo (Stream)
“If It Weren’t For You”, Christopher (Stream)
“If You Say The Word”, Radiohead (Stream)
“I’ll Find My Way To You”, Elderbrook & Emmit Fenn (Stream)
“Kill The Noise”, Papa Roach (Stream)
“Lala (Unlocked)”, Alicia Keys featuring Swae Lee (Stream)
“Lalisa” and “Money”, Lisa (Stream)
“Less Of A Man”, Zak Abel (Stream)
“Let Her Talk”, Cooper Alan (Stream)
“Life’s So Good”, Chet Porter featuring Cherry Surf (Stream)
“Lifeline”, Layto (Stream)
“Lips”, Alaina Castillo (Stream)
“Lonely”, Arctic Lake (Stream)
“Lonely”, DaBaby & Lil Wayne (Stream)
“Long Way”, Eddie Vedder (Stream)
“Love Under Pressure”, James Blunt (Stream)
“Love You To Death”, Fickle Friends (Stream)
“Luv U A Lil’ Bit”, DACEY (Stream)
“Majesty (Where We Gonna Take It)”, Common featuring PJ (Stream)
“Mal De Amores”, Sofía Reyes x Becky G (Stream)
“Mood Swings”, New Dialogue (Stream)
“Movie”, Blake Rose (Stream)
“Nobody Has To Know”, Thomas Headon (Stream)
“Nostálgico”, Rvssian, Rauw Alejandro & Chris Brown (Stream)
“Obsessed With You”, Central Cee (Stream)
“One Day”, Monsta X (Stream)
“Optimistic”, KYLE & Dougie F (Stream)
“Osaka (End Of The World Remix)”, SHAED (Stream)
“Over You”, RAY BLK featuring Stefflon Don (Stream)
“Petrichor”, Cassyette (Stream)
“Piece Of Me”, Gryffin & LOVA (Stream)
“Pressure”, Ari Lennox (Stream)
“Public”, KA$HDAMI (Stream)
“Pull Up”, J. Rey Soul & Will.I.Am featuring Nile Rodgers (Stream)
“Right Track”, Syd featuring Smino (Stream)
“Runaway”, Ben Abraham (Stream)
“Sad Boy”, R3HAB & Jonas Blue featuring Ava Max & Kylie Cantrall (Stream)
“Safe Word”, Carlos Guevara (Stream)
“Scarlett”, Holly Humberstone (Stream)
“Screaming Underwater”, Alex Warren (Stream)
“Shivers”, Ed Sheeran (Stream)
“Shoot”, Tommy Lefroy (Stream)
“Silk Chiffon”, MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers (Stream)
“Skinny Dipping”, Sabrina Carpenter (Stream)
“Social Stamina”, ROSIE (Stream)
“Socials”, Good Future (Stream)
“Some Habits”, Cole Swindell (Stream)
“Somebody Else”, Boon (Stream)
“Sophie”, Jad Saad (Stream)
“Story Time”, Fivio Foreign (Stream)
“Straight To 4th”, Mozzy (Stream)
“Summertime”, Ellery Bonham featuring TOBi (Stream)
“The Announcement”, G-Eazy (Stream)
“The Anonymous Ones”, SZA (Stream)
“The Assignment”, Tay Money (Stream)
“True Seekers”, Sleigh Bells (Stream)
“Unbreakable”, TELYKast & Sam Gray (Stream)
“Unlonely Me”, MacKenzie Porter (Stream)
“Utah Freestyle”, Russ (Stream)
“Victory”, DVBBS featuring YBN Nahmir (Stream)
“Voulez-Vous Me To”, Serena Isioma (Stream)
“Ways Of Love”, Bahari (Stream)
“We Cry”, JP Cooper (Stream)
“Wonder Woman”, WSTRN (Stream)
“Would I Lie To You”, Nico Santos (Stream)

Next week, new albums from Lil Nas X and Scotty McCreery 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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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 22, 2021

“Again” and again, it reigns.

DEBUTS
36. Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors – Move
35. Shawn Mendes & Tainy – Summer Of Love | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (40)
33. Conan Gray – People Watching (38)
31. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks (36)
21. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (34) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Lorde – Solar Power (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (06) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
2. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (2)
3. Olivia Holt – Next (3)
4. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (4)
5. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (10)
6. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (6)
7. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (8)
8. Maisie Peters – Psycho (7)
9. Alesso & Marshmello featuring James Bay – Chasing Stars (-)
10. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (-)

In The Mix:
Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (new)
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours (new)

Chart Notes:

  • It’s another super week on my personal chart for Dua Lipa, as “Love Again” spends a third week at #1 and “Cold Heart” (her collaboration with Elton John) lifts from 34-21, easily taking the Biggest Mover title this week. Two buzzing collaborations reach the countdown this week, with Shawn Mendes and Tainy coming in the highest at #35 with “Summer Of Love”. The tune is nearing the top 30 at both the Hot AC and Top 40 radio formats. A spot lower, “Move” lands at #36 for Santana, Rob Thomas and American Authors. In 1999, Santana and Thomas reached #2 on my chart with their classic “Smooth”. Will the cut from the 74-year-old legend’s forthcoming album Blessings And Miracles perform as smoothly? Stay tuned.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 20, 2021

A new Power source.

Welcome to the Solar system that we call New Music Friday, as we’re enlightened by the current albums from Lorde, Switchfoot and Trippie Redd, as well as singles from LANYShawn Mendes and Skrillex. Don’t go, stream these titles and enjoy your Friday:

Notable albums out this week: Anderson East‘s Maybe We Never Die (Stream), Debbie Gibson‘s The Body Remembers (Stream), DVSN & Ty Dolla $ign‘s Cheers To The Best Memories (Stream), Jake Bugg‘s Saturday Night, Sunday Morning (Stream), Johnny Yukon‘s Flight Plan 001 (Stream), Lorde‘s Solar Power (Stream), Orla Gartland‘s Woman On The Internet (Stream), Sam Williams‘s Glasshouse Children (Stream), Stephen Day‘s The Shapes I’m In (Stream), Switchfoot‘s Interrobang (Stream), Trippie Redd‘s Trip At Knight (Stream), Flag Day (Soundtrack) (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Derivakat‘s Records Of The SMP (Stream), Devin Kennedy‘s SunDayDreams (Stream), Jany Green‘s Lost In Love (Stream), Niko Rubio‘s Wish You Were Here (Stream), Oli Fox‘s Sunburnt (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“9 Times Outta 10”, Gunna & Taurus (Stream)
“24 Hours”, Alexander Stewart (Stream)
“Again”, Third Eye Blind (Stream)
“Andale”, Ktlyn (Stream)
“Aye”, Sam Fender (Stream)
“Back From The Dead”, Halestorm (Stream)
“Back To Summer”, Shift K3Y (Stream)
“Be Good”, Shenseea (Stream)
“Ben & Jerry”, Salem Ilese (Stream)
“Better With You”, Saint Nomad (Stream)
“Care For”, Blossoms (Stream)
“Change My Clothes”, Dream & Alec Benjamin (Stream)
“Chasing Stars”, Alesso & Marshmello featuring James Bay (Stream)
“Chewing Gum”, Cian Ducrot (Stream)
“Cry With You”, Jeremy Zucker (Stream)
“Dick”, StarBoi3 featuring Ludacris (Stream)
“Don’t Go”, Skrillex, Justin Bieber & Don Toliver (Stream)
“Fever Dreams”, Rozei (Stream)
“Fleabag”, YUNGBLUD (Stream)
“Flowers”, Khai Dreams (Stream)
“Flowers”, Phem (Stream)
“Happy For You (Freedo Remix)”, Jasmine Thompson (Stream)
“Hate Love”, Ann Marie (Stream)
“Hero (Paul Morrell Remix)”, Faouzia (Stream)
“I Feel Good”, Pitbull featuring Anthony Watts & DJWS (Stream)
“I Got A Feeling”, Felix Jaehn & Robin Schulz featuring Georgia Ku (Stream)
“I Guess I’m In Love”, Clinton Kane (Stream)
“I’m So Good At Lying”, Rxseboy featuring Powfu & Thomas Reid (Stream)
“Imaginary Friends”, Des Rocs (Stream)
“In My Mind”, Lyn Lapid (Stream)
“In The Dark”, Swae Lee & Jhené Aiko (Stream)
“Knockin’ On The Door”, The Bites (Stream)
“Leaving You”, Riovaz (Stream)
“Life Is Not The Same”, James Blake (Stream)
“Living In The Heart Of Love”, The Rolling Stones (Stream)
“Mama”, A Great Big World (Stream)
“Melancholy”, AViVA (Stream)
“Message In A Bottle”, Livingston (Stream)
“Mouth”, Maddie Medley featuring Luke Krutzke (Stream)
“Move”, Santana, Rob Thomas & American Authors (Stream)
“Never Mind, Let’s Break Up”, LANY (Stream)
“Nineteen”, Dylan (Stream)
“On A Good Night”, Hank Ruff (Stream)
“One Mississippi”, Kane Brown (Stream)
“One Night”, Ellery Bonham (Stream)
“One That Got Away”, Sad Alex & Mike. (Stream)
“Party’s Over”, Brando (Stream)
“Play Pretend”, Caspr featuring Travis Barker (Stream)
“Pocket Rocket”, Cochise (Stream)
“Promise Me”, Lilly Ahlberg (Stream)
“Psychedelic Views”, Sad Night Dynamite featuring IDK (Stream)
“Reaching Out”, Dillon Francis & Bow Anderson (Stream)
“Red Lights”, RINI featuring Wale (Stream)
“Red Wine (Nite King Remix)”, Tia Tia (Stream)
“Remember Their Names”, Rudimental featuring MJ Cole & Josh Barry (Stream)
“Runaway”, R3HAB x Sigala x JP Cooper (Stream)
“Running Wild (Tumblr Girls 2)”, G-Eazy featuring Kossisko (Stream)
“Santa Cruz”, Josie Dunne (Stream)
“Second Hand Love”, Novodor featuring Will Heard (Stream)
“Sheesh!”, Surfaces & Tai Verdes (Stream)
“Should Have Known Better”, Jessie James Decker (Stream)
“Sierra Nights”, Kevin Abstract featuring Ryan Beatty (Stream)
“Slot Machine Syndrome”, Caleb Lee Hutchinson (Stream)
“Soft Rock”, CXLOE (Stream)
“Something In The Water”, Boys World (Stream)
“Stratego”, Iron Maiden (Stream)
“Summer”, Jaden (Stream)
“Summer Feeling”, Matoma & Jonah Kagen (Stream)
“Summer Of Love”, Shawn Mendes & Tainy (Stream)
“Supersonic”, Dylan Fraser (Stream)
“Survivor”, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (Stream)
“The Mission”, Bakar (Stream)
“The Slightest Touch”, Steps (Stream)
“Thelma + Louise”, Bastille (Stream)
“There Goes My Summer”, Twentylove (Stream)
“THINKTOOMUCH”, Russ (Stream)
“This Is How I Learn To Say No”, EMELINE (Stream)
“Timebomb”, Motionless In White (Stream)
“Tired”, Sarah Proctor (Stream)
“Titanic”, Cosmo’s Midnight (Stream)
“Too Late”, JayXander (Stream)
“Top Of The World”, The Score (Stream)
“Track & Field”, Enchanting featuring Kali (Stream)
“Visiting Hours”, Ed Sheeran (Stream)
“Volcano”, Maisie Peters (Stream)
“Weddings And Funerals”, Jake Wesley Rogers (Stream)
“What A Waste”, GRACEY (Stream)
“When You’re Not There”, Skylar Astin (Stream)
“Who Are You Kidding?”, Matt Schuster (Stream)
“Wid It”, Tion Wayne x ArrDee (Stream)
“Wild Hearts”, Keith Urban (Stream)
“Worst (I Assume)”, JoJo (Stream)
“Yesterday”, Piper Rockelle (Stream)

Next week, new albums from Big Red Machine, Halsey and Maisie Peters 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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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: June 20, 2021

“Drunk” on chart stats.

DEBUTS
40. Olivia Rodrigo – Brutal
39. Holly Humberstone – The Walls Are Way Too Thin | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. Wrabel – Nothing But The Love (39)
32. Dayglow – Medicine (37)
27. Lorde – Solar Power (36) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
26. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (35) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
25. Dua Lipa – Love Again (33)
22. John Mayer – Last Train Home (30)
20. Bella Poarch – Build A Bitch (26)
18. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (24)
17. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (23)
12. Duran Duran – Invisible (17)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Billie Eilish – Your Power (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (13) | PEAK: #09
08. Ben Platt – Imagine (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (04) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
06. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Mimi Webb – Good Without (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (2)
2. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (1)
3. Sigrid – Mirror (4)
4. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (8)
5. Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan – By Your Side (7)
6. Nic D – Fine Apple (-)
7. Zara Larsson – Right Here (9)
8. Billie Eilish – Lost Cause (10)
9. Milky Chance – Colorado (-)
10. Scott Helman – Old Friends (-)

In The Mix:
Calum Scott – Biblical
Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man
Lukas Graham – Happy For You
Matt Maltese – As The World Caves In
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor

Chart Notes:

  • My personal chart is still intoxicated by Elle King and Miranda Lambert with “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”, which remains at #1 for its fifth (and perhaps final) week. A steady stream of bulleted titles are just behind it, including Alternative chart crossovers from Coldplay at #2 and Imagine Dragons at #3. After some higher debuts on last week’s survey, Lorde and Tones And I are tied for this week’s Biggest Mover, as “Solar Power” (36-27) and “Cloudy Day” (35-26) advance nine notches on the list. The two debuts in the countdown are also by women: newcomer Holly Humberstone is new at #39 with “The Walls Are Way Too Thin”, while Olivia Rodrigo starts at #40 with “Brutal”, the fourth single to rank from her recent chart-topping album Sour.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: June 13, 2021

“Home” is where the chart is.

DEBUTS
39. Wrabel – Nothing But The Love
37. Dayglow – Medicine
36. Lorde – Solar Power
35. Tones And I – Cloudy Day | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Dua Lipa – Love Again (40)
30. John Mayer – Last Train Home (39) | BIGGEST MOVER
26. Bella Poarch – Build A Bitch (31)
24. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (30)
23. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (29)
17. Duran Duran – Invisible (23)
13. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (18)
09. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (14)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (06) | PEAK: #06
09. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (14) | PEAK: #09
08. Ben Platt – Imagine (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (05) | PEAK: #02
06. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Mimi Webb – Good Without (08) | PEAK: #05
04. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (03) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
03. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (2)
2. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (3)
3. Holly Humberstone – The Walls Are Way Too Thin (8)
4. Sigrid – Mirror (9)
5. Olivia Rodrigo – Brutal (10)
6. Marshmello x Jonas Brothers – Leave Before You Love Me (5)
7. Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan – By Your Side (-)
8. Tomorrow x Together – Magic (-)
9. Zara Larsson – Right Here (-)
10. Billie Eilish – Lost Cause (-)

In The Mix:
Calum Scott – Biblical (new)
Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones (new)
Jonas Blue & LÉON – Hear Me Say
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man
Lukas Graham – Happy For You
Matt Maltese – As The World Caves In
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love (new)
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (new)
Rozzi – I Can’t Go To The Party
Scott Helman – Old Friends (new)

Chart Notes:

  • “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” holds down the top spot on my personal chart for a fourth week, as Elle King and Miranda Lambert continue their reign for another update. Look for their song to perform well at the Country radio format soon, where it officially heads for adds on Monday. John Mayer had last week’s top debut with “Last Train Home”, which now rolls up the track from 39-30 this week, making it the Biggest Mover on the chart. Four new tunes are on the list this week: Tones And I leads the way with “Cloudy Day”, which lands at #35. Right behind her, Lorde returns with “Solar Power”, which brightens the #36 spot. For hits and health-related needs, Dayglow has the perfect pop prescription with his “Medicine”, debuting at #37. Lastly, Wrabel is back on the chart with “Nothing But The Love”, which is loved with an entry at #39.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 4, 2017

This chart’s on the money.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of June 4, 2017…

Debuts:
40. ARCADE FIRE, “Everything Now”

39. LORDE, “Perfect Places”
38. MONDO COZMO, “Automatic”

Biggest Mover(s):
CHORD OVERSTREET, “Hold On” (39-29, ten spots)

10. LORDE, “Green Light” (down 3)
Album: Melodrama (2017, Lava/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

09. DNCE, “Kissing Strangers” (steady, second week)
Album: (single only) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. JAMES TW, “Ex” (down 2)
Album: (single only) (2017, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

07. PARAMORE, “Hard Times” (up 4)
Album: After Laughter (2017, Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #4

06. NIALL HORAN, “Slow Hands” (up 6)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

05. NEW POLITICS, “One Of Us” (steady, second week)
Album: Lost In Translation (2017, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. SCOTT HELMAN, “Kinda Complicated” (steady, second week)
Album: Hôtel De Ville (2017, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

03. SHAWN MENDES, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” (steady, second week)
Album: Illuminate (Deluxe) (2017, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. HARRY STYLES, “Sign Of The Times” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Harry Styles (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. BLEACHERS, “Don’t Take The Money” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Gone Now (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 30, 2017

“Green” means go check out my chart.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back two years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of April 30, 2017…

Debuts:
40. FRANKIE featuring MARC E. BASSY, “Problems Problems”

38. KATY PERRY, “Bon Appétit”
37. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Doing It For The Money”

Biggest Mover(s):
SHAWN MENDES, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” (30-22, eight spots)

10. JOHN MAYER, “Still Feel Like Your Man” (steady, third week)
Album: The Search For Everything (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “I Believe In You” (down 3)
Album: Nobody But Me (2016, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

08. NOAH KAHAN, “Young Blood” (steady, third week)
Album: (single only) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #5

07. HARRY STYLES, “Sign Of The Times” (up 4)
Album: Harry Styles (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. JAMES TW, “Ex” (up 1)
Album: (single only) (2017, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

05. JULIA MICHAELS, “Issues” (down 2)
Album: Nervous System (EP) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. KATY PERRY featuring SKIP MARLEY, “Chained To The Rhythm” (down 2)
Album: Witness (2017, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Believer” (up 1)
Album: Evolve (2017, KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3

02. BLEACHERS, “Don’t Take The Money” (up 3)
Album: Gone Now (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. LORDE, “Green Light” (steady, second week)
Album: Melodrama (2017, Lava/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2017: Part Three, 30-11

As 2017 draws 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. 2017 was certainly a year of considerable change in many different industries: media, politics, etc., and that change was reflected in much of the music that was released this year. In fact, “Never Change” gives a new Irish duo, Picture This, their first song to reach my year-end survey. Luckily, “Love” was still felt throughout the year, featured in the titles of songs from Andy Grammer, John Mayer, Kelly Clarkson and more. “Money” was on the mind of Jack Antonoff from Bleachers, as well as the four guys from Foster The People. You already know that I played songs from Harry Styles and Paramore about a million “Times”, while Lorde and MUNA found “Places” to rest on the survey earlier this year, but where will they “Place” here?

Well, grab your headphones and let’s get back to the countdown. Check out the next 20 songs on my Top 100 of 2017…

The 2017 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 4, 2016 to the chart dated November 26, 2017. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with a higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks charted in the top 40 and top ten. 176 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, an increase from the 168 that did so in 2016.

30. HAIM, “Want You Back”
Album: Something To Tell You
Label: Columbia
Peak: #5
Weeks: 22

29. DUA LIPA, “New Rules”
Album: Dua Lipa
Label: Warner Bros.
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 20+ (17 applied to 2017 ranking)

28. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Doing It For The Money”
Album: Sacred Hearts Club
Label: Columbia
Peak: #6
Weeks: 20

27. PARAMORE, “Hard Times”
Album: After Laughter
Label: Fueled By Ramen/RRP
Peak: #4
Weeks: 20

26. NOAH KAHAN, “Young Blood”
Album: TBA
Label: Republic
Peak: #5
Weeks: 21

25. NEW POLITICS, “One Of Us”
Album: Lost In Translation
Label: Crush Music/Warner Bros.
Peak: #5
Weeks: 21

24. JOHN MAYER, “Love On The Weekend”
Album: The Search For Everything
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3
Weeks: 21 (19 applied to 2017 ranking)

23. P!NK, “What About Us”
Album: Beautiful Trauma
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for three weeks
Weeks: 19+ (16 applied to 2017 ranking)

22. THE SCRIPT, “Rain”
Album: Freedom Child
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23 (20 applied to 2017 ranking)

21. MILEY CYRUS, “Malibu”
Album: Younger Now
Label: RCA
Peak: #2
Weeks: 21

20. JULIA BRENNAN, “Inner Demons”
Album: Inner Demons (EP)
Label: Columbia
Peak: #3
Weeks: 24 (23 applied to 2017 ranking)

19. GEORGE EZRA, “Don’t Matter Now”
Album: TBA
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2
Weeks: 22

18. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Believer”
Album: EVOLVE
Label: KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
Peak: #3
Weeks: 22

17. LP, “Lost On You”
Album: Lost On You
Label: Vagrant/BMG/RCA
Peak: #2
Weeks: 25 (20 applied to 2017 ranking)

16. JAMES TW, “Ex”
Album: TBA
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #3
Weeks: 23

15. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge”
Album: 25
Label: XL/Columbia
Peak: #1 for three weeks
Weeks: 27 (21 applied to 2017 ranking)

14. KATY PERRY featuring SKIP MARLEY, “Chained To The Rhythm”
Album: Witness
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for four weeks
Weeks: 21

13. ARCADE FIRE, “Everything Now”
Album: Everything Now
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23

12. LIAM PAYNE, “Strip That Down”
Album: TBA
Label: Republic
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23

11. LORDE, “Green Light”
Album: Melodrama
Label: Lava/Republic
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 23

Stay tuned for more of the Top 100 of 2017 tomorrow…

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2017: Part Two, 60-31

As 2017 draws 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. 2017 was certainly a year of considerable change in many different industries: media, politics, etc., and that change was reflected in much of the music that was released this year. In fact, “Never Change” gives a new Irish duo, Picture This, their first song to reach my year-end survey. Luckily, “Love” was still felt throughout the year, featured in the titles of songs from Andy Grammer, John Mayer, Kelly Clarkson and more. “Money” was on the mind of Jack Antonoff from Bleachers, as well as the four guys from Foster The People. You already know that I played songs from Harry Styles and Paramore about a million “Times”, while Lorde and MUNA found “Places” to rest on the survey earlier this year, but where will they “Place” here?

Well, grab your headphones and let’s get back to the countdown. Check out the next 30 songs on my Top 100 of 2017…

The 2017 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 4, 2016 to the chart dated November 26, 2017. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with a higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks charted in the top 40 and top ten. 176 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, an increase from the 168 that did so in 2016.

60. LORDE, “Perfect Places”
Album: Melodrama
Label: Lava/Republic
Peak: #10

59. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “So Close”
Album: Zombies On Broadway
Label: Crush Music/Vanguard
Peak: #11

58. JAMES ARTHUR, “Say You Won’t Let Go”
Album: Back From The Edge
Label: Columbia
Peak: #10

57. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Miles”
Album: Collateral
Label: Interscope
Peak: #9

56. MAROON 5, “Cold”
Album: Red Pill Blues (Deluxe)
Label: 222/Interscope
Peak: #9

55. CAPTAIN CUTS featuring NATEUR, “Love Like We Used To”
Album: TBA
Label: Epic
Peak: #5

54. ED SHEERAN, “Galway Girl”
Album: Divide
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #10

53. JOHN MAYER, “Still Feel Like Your Man”
Album: The Search For Everything
Label: Columbia
Peak: #9

52. MAROON 5 featuring SZA, “What Lovers Do”
Album: Red Pill Blues
Label: 222/Interscope
Peak: #6

51. ED SHEERAN, “Shape Of You”
Album: Divide
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #8

50. NIALL HORAN, “This Town”
Album: Flicker
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for one week

49. LIGHTS, “Giants”
Album: Skin & Earth
Label: Warner Bros.
Peak: #10

48. JULIA MICHAELS, “Uh Huh”
Album: Nervous System (EP)
Label: Republic
Peak: #4

47. TRAIN, “Drink Up”
Album: a girl a bottle a boat
Label: Columbia
Peak: #9

46. KELLY CLARKSON, “Love So Soft”
Album: Meaning Of Life
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #2

45. KELLY CLARKSON, “It’s Quiet Uptown”
Album: The Hamilton Mixtape
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #6

44. PASSENGER, “Anywhere”
Album: Young As The Morning, Old As The Sea
Label: Nettwerk
Peak: #9

43. ANDY GRAMMER, “Give Love”
Album: The Good Parts
Label: S-Curve/Hollywood
Peak: #5

42. JAMES TW, “When You Love Someone”
Album: First Impressions (EP)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #1 for seven weeks (2016 Chart Year)

41. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Cut To The Feeling”
Album: E•MO•TION: Side B (EP)
Label: Interscope
Peak: #8

40. DEMI LOVATO, “Sorry Not Sorry”
Album: Tell Me You Love Me
Label: Hollywood/Island/Republic
Peak: #9

39. TOM WALKER, “Just You And I”
Album: Blessings (EP)
Label: Epic
Peak: #7

38. HARRY STYLES, “Two Ghosts”
Album: Harry Styles
Label: Columbia
Peak: #6

37. ONEREPUBLIC, “Let’s Hurt Tonight”
Album: Oh My My
Label: Interscope
Peak: #8

36. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Look What You Made Me Do”
Album: reputation
Label: Big Machine/Republic
Peak: #1 for three weeks

35. DANIEL POWTER, “Delicious”
Album: TBA
Label: Unleashed!/Sony Music (SE)
Peak: #5

34. ED SHEERAN, “Perfect”
Album: Divide
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #2

33. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “I Believe In You”
Album: Nobody But Me
Label: Warner Bros.
Peak: #5 (2016 Chart Year)

32. SCOTT HELMAN, “Kinda Complicated”
Album: Hôtel de Ville
Label: Warner Music Canada
Peak: #4

31. TRAIN, “Play That Song”
Album: a girl a bottle a boat
Label: Columbia
Peak: #2

Stay tuned for more of the Top 100 of 2017 tomorrow…

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 28, 2017)

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: Taylor Swift knows the “Game” well, but BTS knows how to “Drop” the surprise of the week! Time to drop some mics and a little add action on you:

IT’S NOT THE “END”: With the Thanksgiving break still on the minds of some pop programmers out there, action on this radio report is a bit limited. As expected, Taylor Swift‘s “End Game”, featuring Ed Sheeran and Future, is the Most Added single for the second week in a row, with another hefty sum of 44 stations. However, a week before its official impact, the Steve Aoki mix of “MIC Drop” by K-pop group BTS and rapper Desiigner is off to solid start, grabbing 25 adds for the runner-up spot. It is the first time that the septet has appeared this high on the adds results, though they’ve received some small airplay with other singles here.

Much of the bottom half of the top ten is loaded down with reactive collaborations, the only single making its first appearance here being Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato‘s “Échame La Culpa”, which delivers twelve new stations this week. Both Fonsi and Lovato’s “Despacito” and “Sorry Not Sorry”, respectively, hit #1 at the format earlier this year. Will they return together? Find out soon.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. TAYLOR SWIFT featuring ED SHEERAN & FUTURE, “End Game” (Big Machine/Republic)
2. BTS featuring DESIIGNER, “MIC Drop” (BigHit/RED)
3-T. NF, “Let You Down” (Capitol CMG/Caroline)
3-T. P!NK, “Beautiful Trauma” (RCA)
3-T. SOFI TUKKER, “Best Friend” (Ultra/in2une)
3-T. WALK THE MOON, “One Foot” (RCA)
7-T. BEBE REXHA featuring FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, “Meant To Be” (Warner Bros.)
7-T. LORDE featuring KHALID, POST MALONE and SZA, “Homemade Dynamite (Remix)” (Lava/Republic)
9-T. KENDRICK LAMAR featuring ZACARI, “Love.” (Top Dawg Ent./Aftermath/Interscope)
9-T. LUIS FONSI & DEMI LOVATO, “Échame La Culpa” (UMLE/Island/Republic)

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