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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 14, 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. Now that the power is restored here in New York City, it’s time to get electric with a shot of powerful pop. Let’s see what’s charging up at the Top 40 format this Sunday:

“TALK” OF THE TOWN: Khalid keeps on chatting up the top spot, earning a fourth week at #1 at Top 40 radio with “Talk”. The song also holds at #2 on the Rhythmic chart, while it moves from 4-3 at Urban radio, 10-7 at Urban AC and 17-15 at Hot AC. It’s still about 1,000 spins ahead of its nearest competitor here on the pop chart, “I Don’t Care” by Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, at #2.

Grabbing a sweetheart and a five-spot jump up the chart, Blanco Brown rises from 44-39 with his first top 40 hit, “The Git Up”. It impacts at both the Country and Top 40 radio formats this week. Marshmello and Kane Brown are also on the move, headed up from 45-40 with “One Thing Right”. It’s the seventh top 40 entry for the DJ/producer and the first crossover appearance for Brown, a young Country music star that’s successfully put four songs in a row at the top of that respective radio chart.

We also note a top 50 debut this week from Kaskade and Meghan Trainor, who enter at #48 with “With You”. Though Trainor’s had a steady run of chart singles since 2014, this collaboration marks Kaskade’s first appearance on the pop chart since 2013. At the time, he spent a week at #50 with “Atmosphere” in September, though the song declined in airplay shortly afterwards.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 7, 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 barbecues might be over for a moment, but we’re still grilling some hits in the pop music world. Let’s see what’s popping at the Top 40 format this Sunday:

STILL TALKING IT UP: Khalid‘s “Talk” remains at #1 for the third week on the Top 40 chart, marking his longest run to date at the top spot. He now has a total of seven weeks at the summit over three songs in a little under a year. Will the multi-format hit grab a fourth week here, or will someone else talk louder next Sunday? Stay tuned. Meanwhile, you can also find “Talk” at #2 on the chart at Rhythmic radio, while it also ranks at #4 and #10 on the Urban and Urban AC lists.

“Goodbyes” is one of three songs to say hello to the top 40 this week, as the Post Malone and Young Thug collaboration enters at #35 after its premiere on Friday. It’s the tenth top 40 entry for Malone and the second for Thug, both of whom have reached the top. Charting his 19th top 40 hit is Ed Sheeran, who bolts from 47-36 with “Beautiful People”. It features the aforementioned Khalid in his ninth top 40 appearance. It’s the third top 40 track in the past two months from Sheeran’s No.6 Collaborations Project, due next week and expected to the lead the Billboard 200 list later this month. Also scoring the third top 40 entry from their former #1 album Happiness Begins, the Jonas Brothers jump from 48-38 with their ninth chart hit overall, “Only Human”.

Bouncing into the top 50 this week, we have six new tracks in the region. The highest of the five, at #43, comes from Zara Larsson with “All The Time”. Her last entry here, “Ruin My Life”, reached #16 in February. One notch below her, the viral track “The Git Up” marks the first chart appearance for Blanco Brown (no relation to Benny Blanco) at #44. If you’re still trying to learn the moves to the song, don’t worry, you’re not alone: even more listeners will be attempting their best cowboy boogie when “Git” impacts at the Country and Top 40 radio formats later this month. Speaking of the former, Country star Kane Brown makes it over to the pop list for the first time with his Marshmello collaboration “One Thing Right”, debuting at #45. Up next, Ellie Goulding blasts in with a collaboration with Juice WRLD called “Hate Me”, which starts at #48. The release impacts on Tuesday along with the Post Malone and Young Thug single that was noted earlier. Further entries this week come from the late Avicii and Aloe Blacc, who bow at #49 with “SOS”, and the Herve Pagez, Diplo and Charli XCX collaboration called “Spicy”, which sizzles at #50. Avicii and Blacc went to #1 for three weeks in October and November 2013 with “Wake Me Up”, though the latter artist wasn’t credited on it. “Spicy” takes on the classic “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls and interpolates it into a new version; the original track peaked at #4 for four weeks in March 1997.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 5, 2019

A joyful holiday week of hits.

After all those hamburgers and hot dogs, you need some new releases for the holiday weekend! Here are the top new albums and singles hitting stores this Friday:

MARSHMELLO – Joytime III (iTunes)
Features: “Rescue Me”, a collaboration with A Day To Remember that’s earning minor airplay at Alternative radio

Notable albums out this week: Ailee‘s Butterfly (iTunes), Jaden‘s ERYS (Deluxe) (iTunes), Machine Gun Kelly‘s Hotel Diablo (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Rosalia‘s F**king Money Man (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1 Time”, Jeezy (iTunes)
“All The Time (Don Diablo Remix)”, Zara Larsson (iTunes)
“Another One Down”, Richard Marx (iTunes)
“Best Part Of Me”, Ed Sheeran featuring YEBBA (iTunes)
“Blow”, Ed SheeranBruno Mars & Chris Stapleton (iTunes)
“Castles (Acoustic)”, Freya Ridings (iTunes)
“Dance In The Dark”, Au/Ra (iTunes)
“Donkey Kosh (Demo)” + “My Best Dress (Demo)”, Florence + The Machine (iTunes)
“Dynamite”, Westlife (iTunes)
“Find U Again (MK Remix)”, Mark Ronson featuring Camila Cabello (iTunes)
“Getting Started”, Aloe Blacc featuring JID (iTunes)
“Glory To The Veins”, Raphael Saadiq featuring Ernest Turner (iTunes)
“Gone 2 Long (Choir Version)”, PRETTYMUCH (iTunes)
“Goodbyes”, Post Malone featuring Young Thug (iTunes)
“Gulf Coast Girl”, Caroline Jones & The Pelicanaires featuring Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Lukas Nelson & Mac McAnally (iTunes)
“Happy Days”, Blink-182 (iTunes)
“Instagram”, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike featuring David Guetta, Daddy Yankee, Natti Natasha & Afro Bros (iTunes)
“It Don’t Matter”, Jacob Collier featuring JoJo (iTunes)
“Lay Your Weapons Down”, UNSECRET featuring Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Lights”, BTS (iTunes)
“Let Me Be”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Lift Me Up”, Dirty Heads (iTunes)
“Live Forever”, Stafford Brothers featuring Lexy Panterra & Lil Yachty (iTunes)
“Love Me Or Leave Me Alone”, Beachwood (iTunes)
“Mamacita”, Jason Derulo featuring Farruko (iTunes)
“Medicine”, Au/Ra (iTunes)
“Middle Of Nowhere”, Felix Sandman (iTunes)
“Miracle (Michael Calfan Remix)”, Labrinth (iTunes)
“More Than Friends”, Mokita (iTunes)
“My One”, Wiley featuring Tory Lanez, Kranium & Dappy (iTunes)
“Not OK (Frank Walker Remix)”, Kygo featuring Chelsea Cutler (iTunes)
“Obsessed (Acoustic)”, Ina Wroldsen & Dynoro (iTunes)
“Phone Numbers”, Dominic Fike (iTunes)
“Pray No More”, Benedict Cork (iTunes)
“Rotate (Clockwise)”, Rak-Su (iTunes)
“Ruins”, Gabriella Cilmi (iTunes)
“Same Blood”, Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“Sauce”, Remi Wolf (iTunes)
“Simmer”, Mahalia featuring Burna Boy (iTunes)
“So Am I”, Ava Max featuring NCT 127 (iTunes)
“So Caught Up”, The Teskey Brothers (iTunes)
“Spirit”, Isaiah (iTunes)
“Summer Days (Lost Frequencies Remix)”, Martin Garrix featuring Macklemore & Patrick Stump (iTunes)
“Talk About You”, Benjamin Rihan (iTunes)
“The Way That You Love Me”, Vera Blue (iTunes)
“Time Won’t Go Slowly”, Snow Patrol (iTunes)
“Touched”, Tyron Hapi featuring Roy Bing & Carla Wehbe (iTunes)
“Waking Up”, MJ Cole & Cedric Gervais featuring Freya Ridings (iTunes)
“When The Party’s Over (Live)”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Will We Talk?”, Sam Fender (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from artists like Ed Sheeran, K.Flay 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: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 1-2, 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 two singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

JONAS BROTHERS – “Only Human” (Republic)
Album: Happiness Begins (2019)
Past T40 History: With “Cool” becoming a top ten song at the format, the siblings move onto the third single from their #1 album.

MARSHMELLO & KANE BROWN – “One Thing Right” (Joytime Collective/RCA)
Album: Joytime III (2019)
Past T40 History: This is the first collaboration for the two artists. Despite his Country radio success, Brown has yet to chart here.

Next week: A new collaboration from Ellie Goulding and Juice WRLD leads a pack of at least three releases so far. What in the WRLD will top the list? Stay tuned.

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

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 2, 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: it’s back to the record ranch with the current viral hit from Lil Nas X, but a few new titles are riding into the top ten as well. Yeehaw! Let’s add ’em up:

A LIL MORE ACTION: Headed down the “Old Town Road” once more, rapper Lil Nas X gets a lil boost at the format, as 44 new stations come in for his first single to chart on the Top 40 list. Meanwhile, the top impacting release comes from newcomer Kiana Ledé, whose “Ex” slides into second place with 28 stations. The song is currently in the top 20 at Rhythmic radio, while also rising again (after a brief descent) at the Urban format, where it sits in the top 30.

Elsewhere, Ciara starts out solidly with a fourth place finish and 18 first-week stations for “Thinkin Bout You”, which she hopes to push into the top 40 for her first appearance in the region since 2009’s Justin Timberlake-assisted “Love Sex Magic”. A number of proven hits from past weeks, including songs by Ally Brooke, Billie Eilish and Mabel, continue to remain active here.

Next Tuesday will feature a competitive session at the format, as impacting titles from In Real Life, Jennifer Lopez, the Jonas Brothers, Kelly Clarkson and Rachel Crow are among the top names currently in the mix. Will anyone else jump in?

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. LIL NAS X, “Old Town Road” (Columbia)
2. KIANA LEDÉ, “Ex” (Republic)
3. LAUV & TROYE SIVAN, “I’m So Tired…” (Capitol-in2une/AWAL)
4-T. BRYCE VINE featuring YG, “La La Land” (Sire/Warner Bros.)
4-T. CIARA, “Thinkin Bout You” (Beauty Marks/ADA)
6. AJ MITCHELL, “All My Friends” (Epic)
7-T. MABEL, “Don’t Call Me Up” (Capitol)
7-T. MARSHMELLO featuring CHVRCHES, “Here With Me” (Joytime Collective/Glassnote-Republic)
9. CITY GIRLS featuring CARDI B, “Twerk” (Quality Control/Motown/Capitol)
10-T. ALLY BROOKE featuring TYGA, “Low Key” (Latium/Atlantic)
10-T. BILLIE EILISH, “When The Party’s Over” (Darkroom/Interscope)
10-T. LIZZO, “Juice” (Atlantic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 26, 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: saddle up for the adventure with the help of a short track that’s going long at several radio formats. Grab your horse and let’s add ’em up:

ON THE “ROAD” AGAIN: Due to some bigger music and radio meetings on the West Coast this week, there’s not much to cover in the hit parade, other than viral hit “Old Town Road” providing Lil Nas X with this week’s Most Added title. It’s new at a total of 30 stations this week. You can bet on this horse, or rather, this song to make it into the top 50 by the weekend.

Below “Old”, established titles by AJ Mitchell, Mabel, Twenty One Pilots and others populate much of the rest of the top ten.

Lizzo‘s “Juice” should deliver a tasty addition to next week’s session, but who else will be sipping on adds? Stay tuned.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (TWELVE)
1. LIL NAS X, “Old Town Road” (Columbia)
2. MABEL, “Don’t Call Me Up” (Capitol)
3-T. MARSHMELLO featuring CHVRCHES, “Here With Me” (Joytime Collective/Glassnote-Republic)
3-T. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Chlorine” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
5. LAUV & TROYE SIVAN, “I’m So Tired…” (Capitol-in2une/AWAL)
6. PANIC! AT THE DISCO, “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
7. CITY GIRLS featuring CARDI B, “Twerk” (Quality Control/Motown/Capitol)
8. AJ MITCHELL, “All My Friends” (Epic)
9. BRYCE VINE featuring YG, “La La Land” (Sire/Warner Bros.)
10-T. ALLY BROOKE featuring TYGA, “Low Key” (Latium/Atlantic)
10-T. B. BLANCO, TAINY, S. GOMEZ & J BALVIN, “I Can’t Get Enough” (NEON15/Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope)
10-T. LOUIS TOMLINSON, “Two Of Us” (Arista)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (March 19, 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: we’re on a trip to “La La Land” with Bryce Vine and YG, but will its final destination be the top spot? Put your seatbelts on and let’s add ’em up:

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO “LAND”: The Bryce is right for the Top 40 panel, as Bryce Vine’s new single, the YG-assisted “La La Land”, sneaks past the competition to score the Most Added title this Tuesday with 39 stations on impact, just one add ahead of last week’s leader, “Here With Me” by Marshmello featuring CHVRCHES. Vine’s song “Drew Barrymore” got to #15 in October, marking his only chart single thus far (though that will soon change.) YG, though not particularly known at the Top 40 format, was also featured on his highest-charting song to date, 2014’s “Don’t Tell ‘Em”. It went as high as #5 that October for singer Jeremih.

Twenty One Pilots also has a good start for “Chlorine”, tying for third place this week with 25 stations on impact, with “Pretend” CNCO earning 15 stations during the session for a ninth place finish. Both songs could enter the top 50 by the end of the month.

There are no new titles on the schedule at the moment, though that could change by the end of the week. Stay tuned!

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. BRYCE VINE featuring YG, “La La Land” (Sire/Warner Bros.)
2. MARSHMELLO featuring CHVRCHES, “Here With Me” (Joytime Collective/Glassnote-Republic)
3-T. MABEL, “Don’t Call Me Up” (Capitol)
3-T. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Chlorine” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
5. LAUV & TROYE SIVAN, “I’m So Tired…” (Capitol-in2une/AWAL)
6. AJ MITCHELL, “All My Friends” (Epic)
7. BEBE REXHA, “Last Hurrah” (Warner Bros.)
8. B. BLANCO, TAINY, S. GOMEZ & J BALVIN, “I Can’t Get Enough” (NEON15/Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope)
9. CNCO, “Pretend” (RCA)
10. LIL PEEP & ILOVEMAKONNEN featuring FALL OUT BOY, “I’ve Been Waiting” (Columbia)

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