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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:

RAE SREMMURD – SR3MM (iTunes)
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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 4, 2007

One wonders about these songs.

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 11 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 4, 2007…

Debuts:
38. THE DECEMBERISTS, “O Valencia!”
37. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beautiful Disaster”

Biggest Mover(s):
SCISSOR SISTERS, “She’s My Man” (30-22)
TAYLOR HICKS, “Just To Feel That Way” (29-21, eight spots)

10. THE FRAY, “Look After You” (down 3)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #2

09. JAMES MORRISON, “You Give Me Something” (up 1)
Album: Undiscovered (2007, Polydor/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

08. MODEST MOUSE, “Dashboard” (up 1)
Album: We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank (2007, Epic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. ROB THOMAS, “Little Wonders” (up 1)
Album: Meet The Robinsons (Soundtrack) (2007, Walt Disney/Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (down 2)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

05. DAUGHTRY, “It’s Not Over” (up 1)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for six weeks

04. THE FRAY, “Look After You” (up 1)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #2

03. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose” (steady, third week)
Album: Nothing Left To Lose (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, third week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. DBCLIFFORD, “Simple Things” (steady, third week)
Album: Recyclable (2007, Sony BMG Records – Canada)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 12, 2012

"Fire" up the flashback.

“Free” to travel back in time!

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 12, 2012…

Debuts:
40. JOSH TATUM, “Everything I Need”
39. OLLY MURS, “Oh My Goodness”
38. REBECCA FERGUSON, “Nothing’s Real But Love”

Biggest Mover(s):
JON MCLAUGHLIN featuring SARA BAREILLES, “Summer Is Over” (40-33)
MADONNA featuring NICKI MINAJ & M.I.A., “Give Me All Your Luvin'” (30-23)
LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Dancin’ Away With My Heart” (25-18, seven spots)

10. COLDPLAY featuring RIHANNA, “Princess Of China” (up 3)
Album: Mylo Xyloto (2011, Capitol Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. ONE DIRECTION, “One Thing” (up 3)
Album: Up All Night (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #5

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Ships In The Night” (up 1)
Album: Young Love (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

07. TRAIN, “Drive By” (steady, second week)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. ANDY GRAMMER, “Fine By Me” (steady, second week)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. OLLY MURS, “Dance With Me Tonight” (down 2)
Album: In Case You Didn’t Know (2011, Syco/Epic Records – U.K.)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. GRAFFITI6, “Free” (down 2)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. KELLY CLARKSON, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” (up 1)
Album: Stronger (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

02. ADELE, “Set Fire To The Rain” (down 1)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. GOTYE featuring KIMBRA, “Somebody That I Used To Know” (up 4)
Album: Making Mirrors (2012, Fairfax/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: January 28, 2018

Oh, pretty “Woman”.

DEBUTS
40. Lissie – Best Days
39. Mat Kearney – Kings & Queens | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
34. George Ezra – Paradise (40)
32. River Matthews – Sunshine (37)
30. Jukebox The Ghost – Everybody’s Lonely (38) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
29. Kelly Clarkson – I Don’t Think About You (35)
21. Liam Payne & Rita Ora – For You (26)
(see #7, #10 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Troye Sivan – My My My! (18) | PEAK: #10 | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks (tie)
09. Walk The Moon – One Foot (07) | PEAK: #01 for six weeks
08. Maroon 5 – Wait (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Bruno Mars & Cardi B – Finesse (13) | PEAK: #07
06. Niall Horan – Too Much To Ask (06) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
05. The Script – Arms Open (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week
04. Sheppard – Coming Home (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Calum Scott – You Are The Reason (05) | PEAK: #03
02. P!nk – Beautiful Trauma (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Kesha featuring The Dap-Kings Horns – Woman (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Cody Simpson & The Tide – Waiting For The Tide (1)
2. Hudson Taylor – Run With Me (4)
3. Jamie Scott featuring Carpet Boy – Feels So Good (3)
4. Kylie Minogue – Dancing (6)
5. Jack & Jack – Beg (5)
6. Sting & Shaggy – Don’t Make Me Wait (-)
7. Bülow – Not A Love Song (10)
8. Hayley Kiyoko – Curious (8)
9. Jeremy Fisher – This Is The Good Life (9)
10. Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – The Middle (-)

In The Mix:
Anderson East – Girlfriend (new)
Dean Lewis – Waves
Ed Sheeran – Happier
Jeremy Loops – Waves
Justin Timberlake – Supplies
Justin Timberlake featuring Chris Stapleton – Say Something (new)
Lola Marsh – Wishing Girl (new)
The Chainsmokers – Sick Boy
The Spencer Lee Band – Kissing Tree
Toto – Spanish Sea

Chart Notes:

  • This week’s Highest Debut is the eighth top 40 hit for singer and songwriter Mat Kearney. “Kings & Queens” enters at #39 on the countdown, which you can currently find on a self-titled EP, but will also be included on his forthcoming album titled CRAZYTALK. Of his eight chart entries, two have gone as high as #2: 2007’s “Nothing Left To Lose” and 2015’s “Heartbeat”. The only other entry this week, coming in at #40, is Lissie‘s “Best Days”. It’s her first time on my personal chart. Nearly ten years ago, in February 2008, an unrelated song with the same title spent three weeks at the top for Graham Colton, which remains his biggest release to date on my top 40.

(See my full chart on Crownnote)

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 24, 2006

One word says it all.

Hurtin’ for hits.

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 eleven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 24, 2006…

Debuts:
34. THE FRAY, “Look After You”
33. DIXIE CHICKS, “The Long Way Around”
32. CARBON LEAF, “Comfort”

Biggest Mover(s):
REGINA SPEKTOR, “Fidelity” (33-25, eight spots)

10. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (steady, third week)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

09. JOHN MAYER, “Belief” (steady, third week)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Nothing Left To Lose (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

07. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Hurt” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Back To Basics (2006, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for four weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Streetcorner Symphony” (down 3)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. JOHN MAYER, “Waiting On The World To Change” (up 1)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. THE FRAY, “How To Save A Life” (up 1)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

01. AUGUSTANA, “Boston” (steady, second week)
Album: All The Stars And Boulevards (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 19, 2011

Songs I was

Surviving in Adam’s musical land.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of June 19, 2011…

Debuts:
40. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Brighter Than The Sun”
39. MICHELLE BRANCH, “Loud Music”
38. AVRIL LAVIGNE, “Smile”
37. BRITNEY SPEARS, “I Wanna Go”

Biggest Movers:
(see #10 below)

10. KATY PERRY, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” (up 9)
Album: Teenage Dream (2010, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Story Of Us” (up 1)
Album: Speak Now (2010, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. BC JEAN, “I’ll Survive You” (up 1)
Album: I’ll Survive You – Single (2010, J Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. GRAHAM COLTON, “Pacific Coast Eyes” (down 2)
Album: Pacific Coast Eyes (2011, GC Records)
Peak: #5

06. ANDREW ALLEN, “Loving You Tonight” (up 1)
Album: Loving You Tonight – Single (2011, Epic Records)
Peak: #5

05. PARACHUTE, “Something To Believe In” (down 2)
Album: The Way It Was (2011, Mercury/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

04. MAT KEARNEY, “Hey Mama” (up 2)
Album: Young Love (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

03. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “MoneyGrabber” (down 2)
Album: Pickin’ Up The Pieces (2010, Dangerbird Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. ONEREPUBLIC, “Good Life” (up 2)
Album: Waking Up (2009, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. MATT NATHANSON, “Faster” (up 1)
Album: Modern Love (2011, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: May 10, 2009

Feelin'

“Life in” 2009.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of May 10, 2009…

Debuts:
37. MICHAEL JOHNS, “Heart On My Sleeve”

Biggest Mover(s):
JESSIE JAMES, “Wanted” (38-30, eight spots)

10. CHRIS ISAAK, “We Let Her Down” (down 1)
Album: Mr. Lucky (2009, Reprise Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. COLDPLAY, “Life In Technicolor II” (down 2)
Album: Prospekt’s March (EP) (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Closer To Love” (steady, second week)
Album: City of Black & White (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6

07. KELLY CLARKSON, “My Life Would Suck Without You” (down 2)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

06. THE FRAY, “You Found Me” (down 2)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. PINK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (up 6)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

04. DAVID COOK, “Come Back To Me” (up 2)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. JASON MRAZ featuring COLBIE CAILLAT, “Lucky” (down 1)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (up 1)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. THE SCRIPT, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” (steady, seventh week)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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