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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (March 22, 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. In these very difficult times, please stay safe and don’t jeopardize your health. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

“NOW” MORE THAN EVER: Dua Lipa‘s huge hit “Don’t Start Now” earns a fifth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart, up more than 350 spins from last week. “Don’t” now ties the run for “New Rules” at this format, which accomplished its five weeks in January and February 2018. Elsewhere, the song moves from 5-4 at Hot AC radio and from 16-13 on the AC chart.

K-pop group Monsta X scores their second top 40 single this week with “You Can’t Hold My Heart”, up 41-38. Last September, the French Montana-assisted “Who Do U Love?” spent two nonconsecutive weeks at #23. Debuting at #39, 5 Seconds Of Summer picks up their 11th top 40 hit to date with “Old Me”. It’s their third single to chart from the album Calm, due on Friday. Bryce Vine also makes a huge jump from 50-40 with “Baby Girl”, which marks his fourth top 40 entry since 2018.

BTS and Sia are “On” their way up the pop survey with this week’s #47 debut. One other collaboration is new to the region: landing at #50, it’s New Hope Club and R3HAB‘s “Let Me Down Slow”. This is the first time on the chart for the English trio.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (February 24-25, 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 five singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

DIPLO featuring MORGAN WALLEN & JULIA MICHAELS, “Heartless” (Columbia)
Album: Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley (2020)
Past T40 History: Wallen hasn’t previously charted here. Diplo’s collaboration with the Jonas Brothers, “Lonely”, climbed to #26.

FUTURE & DRAKE, “Life Is Good” (Freebandz/Epic)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Four years ago, these guys peaked at #42 at the format with “Jumpman”, taken from What A Time To Be Alive.

LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
Album: ~How I’m Feeling~ (2020)
Past T40 History: Lonely enough, Lauv? This follows the Anne-Marie collaboration “F**k, I’m Lonely”, a #30 single from last fall.

MEDUZA, BECKY HILL & GOODBOYS, “Lose Control” (Astralwerks/Capitol)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: One prior Meduza and Goodboys collaboration, “Piece Of Your Heart”, narrowly missed hitting the top 50 here.

NEW HOPE CLUB & R3HAB, “Let Me Down Slow” (Hollywood)
Album: New Hope Club (2020)
Past T40 History: Last year, the English group received some airplay at the format for “Love Again”, but it didn’t make the top 50.

Justin Timberlake and SZA should con-troll the top of the adds report come next Tuesday with a new soundtrack cut.

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

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of February 14, 2020

Change is coming to the charts.

There are some changes happening this New Music Friday, both big and small. Check out the new releases from Justin Bieber and Monsta X, as well as new singles from Alec Benjamin, Billie Eilish, Sam Smith and more. Manifest your intentions and start listening below:

A BOOGIE WIT DA HOODIE – Artist 2.0 (iTunes)
Features: “King Of My City”, which saw a release two weeks ago, as well as collaborations with DaBaby, Khalid and Summer Walker

CARLY PEARCE – Carly Pearce (iTunes)
Features: “I Hope You’re Happy Now”, a duet with Lee Brice that currently sits in the top 20 on the Country radio chart

JUSTIN BIEBER – Changes (iTunes)
Features: “Yummy” and the Quavo-assisted “Intentions”, which have charted at the Hot AC, Rhythmic and Top 40 formats

Notable albums out this week: Beach Bunny‘s Honeymoon (iTunes), Eden‘s No Future (iTunes), Hollywood Undead‘s New Empire, Vol. 1 (iTunes), Monsta X‘s All About Luv (iTunes), New Hope Club‘s New Hope Club (iTunes), Pentagon‘s Universe: The Black Hall (iTunes), PJ Morton‘s The Piano Album (iTunes), Puss N Boots‘s Sister (iTunes), Tame Impala‘s The Slow Rush (iTunes), Tennis‘s Swimmer (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Chaz Cardigan‘s Vulnerabilia (iTunes), Huey Lewis & The News‘s Weather (iTunes), Kard‘s Red Moon (iTunes), Robinson‘s Watching You (iTunes), The Griswolds‘s All My Friends (iTunes), Vincint‘s The Feeling (iTunes), Willie Shaw‘s Oxytocin (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“10 Years Ago”, Britnee Kellogg (iTunes)
“100 Preguntas”, Ozuna (iTunes)
“Always (Alan Walker Remix)”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“At The Door”, The Strokes (iTunes)
“Attention”, Max Rae (iTunes)
“Bang!”, AJR (iTunes)
“Be Afraid”, Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit (iTunes)
“Be Slow”, Harrison Storm (iTunes)
“Beautiful Moonlight” and “Sing & Smile!!”, QU4RTZ (iTunes)
“Beautiful Woman, Happy Man”, Tony Lucca (iTunes)
“Because Of You”, Kodak Black (iTunes)
“Because Of You”, Lewis Watson (iTunes)
“Betterman”, Virginia To Vegas (iTunes)
“Born Here Live Here Die Here”, Luke Bryan (iTunes)
“Born To Love”, Meduza featuring Shells (iTunes)
“Boy, You Can Keep It”, Alex Newell (iTunes)
“Cheer For You!!” and “Dream Land! Dream World!”, A・ZU・NA (iTunes)
“Cold”, Matt Simons (iTunes)
“Cold Feet”, Loud Luxury (iTunes)
“Concave”, Fergus (iTunes)
“Conversations In The Dark (David Guetta Remix)”, John Legend (iTunes)
“Copy Cat”, Melanie Martinez featuring Tierra Whack (iTunes)
“Coronao Now (Remix)”, El Alfa, Sech & Myke Towers featuring Vin Diesel & Lil Pump (iTunes)
“Delete Forever”, Grimes (iTunes)
“Do You Love Me” and “Touch”, Stephanie Poetri (iTunes)
“Drive”, Ryann (iTunes)
“Fifteen”, Mandy Moore (iTunes)
“Forget”, Shallou (iTunes)
“From One Woman To Another”, Delta Rae featuring The McCrary Sisters (iTunes)
“Give No Fxk”, Migos, Young Thug & Travis Scott (iTunes)
“Go Stupid”, Polo G featuring NLE Choppa & Stunna 4 Vegas (iTunes)
“Golf On TV”, Lennon Stella featuring JP Saxe (iTunes)
“Heaven”, Sj & Katelyn Tarver (iTunes)
“Hold Out”, Sam Fender (iTunes)
“Home To Me”, Ross Ellis (iTunes)
“Honey Go Home”, Flora Cash (iTunes)
“Honeymoon Fades”, Sabrina Carpenter (iTunes)
“Hundred Feet Tall”, Benjamin Scheuer (iTunes)
“I Can’t Stop Thinking About You”, The Shadowboxers (iTunes)
“I Do”, Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“I Don’t Want To Be Right”, JD Eicher (iTunes)
“I Hate You So Much”, Alexander 23 (iTunes)
“If Love Is Overrated”, Gregory Porter (iTunes)
“If We Never Met”, John K x Sigala (iTunes)
“It’s Getting Worse”, Gavin Haley & Mokita (iTunes)
“Jack”, Kream & Black Caviar (iTunes)
“Just F**king Let Me Love You”, Lowen (iTunes)
“Konclusions”, YG & Kehlani (iTunes)
“Last Laugh”, Illy (iTunes)
“Let Me Down”, Oliver Tree (iTunes)
“Life Of The Party”, Ingrid Andress (iTunes)
“Little Luck”, James Cherry (iTunes)
“Living For Yesterday”, Jamie Webster (iTunes)
“Love Triangle” and “Super Nova”, DiverDiva (iTunes)
“Love You Like I Used To”, Russell Dickerson (iTunes)
“Magnetic”, Seafret (iTunes)
“Maria”, Christian Paul (iTunes)
“Me Because Of You”, HRVY (iTunes)
“Nasty”, Lil Duval, Jacquees & Tank (iTunes)
“Never Let You Go”, RAC x Matthew Koma x Hilary Duff (iTunes)
“No Time To Die”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)
“Nothing Matters Then We Die”, Trove & James Droll (iTunes)
“Oh My God”, Alec Benjamin (iTunes)
“Ohio”, King Princess (iTunes)
“One Of A Kind”, Ronan Keating & Emeli Sandé (iTunes)
“Ordinary”, PnB Rock featuring Pop Smoke (iTunes)
“Our House (The Mess We Made)”, You Me At Six (iTunes)
“Pick Sides”, Sabina Ddumba (iTunes)
“Reasons”, San Cisco (iTunes)
“Reminds Me”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Rerun”, Moontower (iTunes)
“Runnin'”, MOONZz (iTunes)
“Selfish”, Madison Beer (iTunes)
“Sex On The River”, Popcaan (iTunes)
“Sound Of Your Name”, Josh Cumbee (iTunes)
“Superblood Wolfmoon”, Pearl Jam (iTunes)
“Sweet Tooth”, Cavetown (iTunes)
“The Drug In Me Is Reimagined”, Falling In Reverse (iTunes)
“The Power Of Love II”, Calvin Harris & Love Regenerator (iTunes)
“They Don’t Want What We Want (And They Don’t Care)”, Asking Alexandria (iTunes)
“Till There’s Nothing Left”, Cam (iTunes)
“To Die For”, Sam Smith (iTunes)
“Used To Love (Acoustic)”, Martin Garrix & Dean Lewis (iTunes)
“Valentine”, Coin (iTunes)
“Valentine”, Soulex & Mike WiLL Made-It (iTunes)
“Was It Not”, Marian Hill (iTunes)
“Who You Loving?”, DreamDoll featuring Rahky & G-Eazy (iTunes)
“Whoa (Remix)”, Snoh Aalegra featuring Pharrell Williams (iTunes)
“Y.O.U.”, Luh Kel (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums and EPs from BTS and Ozzy Osbourne are among the major titles on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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