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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 28, 2018

“Much” to enjoy on the 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 four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 28, 2018…

Debuts:
40. LISSIE, “Best Days”
39. MAT KEARNEY, “Kings & Queens”

Biggest Mover(s):
JUKEBOX THE GHOST, “Everybody’s Lonely” (up 38-30)
TROYE SIVAN, “My My My!” (up 18-10, eight spots)

10. TROYE SIVAN, “My My My!” (up 8)
Album: Bloom (2018, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

09. WALK THE MOON, “One Foot” (down 2)
Album: What If Nothing (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

08. MAROON 5, “Wait” (up 2)
Album: Red Pill Blues (2017, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

07. BRUNO MARS & CARDI B, “Finesse” (up 6)
Album: 24K Magic (2016, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2

06. NIALL HORAN, “Too Much To Ask” (steady, second week)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. THE SCRIPT, “Arms Open” (down 2)
Album: Freedom Child (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. SHEPPARD, “Coming Home” (steady, second week)
Album: Watching The Sky (2018, Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

03. CALUM SCOTT, “You Are The Reason” (up 2)
Album: Only Human (2018, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. P!NK, “Beautiful Trauma” (steady, third week)
Album: Beautiful Trauma (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

01. KESHA featuring THE DAP-KINGS HORNS, “Woman” (steady, second week)
Album: Rainbow (2017, Kemosabe/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 15, 2017

Chart hits on the weekend.

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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 15, 2017…

Debuts:
40. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “I’m Born To Run”
38. BON JOVI, “Roller Coaster”
37. JULIA MICHAELS, “Issues”
36. GROUPLOVE, “Good Morning”
35. BROODS, “Heartlines”

Biggest Mover(s):
DANIEL POWTER, “Delicious” (up 29-21, eight spots)

10. NIALL HORAN, “This Town” (down 2)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

09. ZAYN & TAYLOR SWIFT, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” (up 2)
Album: Fifty Shades Darker (Soundtrack) (2017, Universal Studios-Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. KELLY CLARKSON, “It’s Quiet Uptown” (up 1)
Album: The Hamilton Mixtape (2016, Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. CAPTAIN CUTS featuring NATEUR, “Love Like We Used To” (down 1)
Album: Epic Lit (2017, Epic Records)
Peak: #5

06. LP, “Lost On You” (up 1)
Album: Lost On You (2016, Vagrant/BMG/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

05. JAMES TW, “When You Love Someone” (steady, third week)
Album: First Impressions – EP (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

04. JOHN MAYER, “Love On The Weekend” (steady, third week)
Album: The Search For Everything (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

03. TRAIN, “Play That Song” (steady, second week)
Album: A Girl, A Bottle, A Boat (2017, Sunken Forest/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. RAG’N’BONE MAN, “Human” (steady, second week)
Album: Human (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 20, 2016

The cool kids of the 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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 20, 2016…

Debuts:
40. SHEPPARD, “We Belong”
38. MILKY CHANCE, “Cocoon”
27. JOHN MAYER, “Love On The Weekend”

Biggest Mover(s):
KELLY CLARKSON, “It’s Quiet Uptown” (up 37-29, eight spots)

10. JORDAN FISHER, “Lookin’ Like That” (up 1)
EP: Jordan Fisher (2016, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. ONEREPUBLIC, “Kids” (down 5)
Album: Oh My My (2016, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

08. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Nobody But Me” (down 3)
Album: Nobody But Me (2016, Reprise/Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

07. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge” (up 3)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. TRAIN, “Play That Song” (up 1)
Album: A Girl, A Bottle, A Boat (2017, Sunken Forest/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

05. STING, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” (up 3)
Album: 57th & 9th (2016, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4

04. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “Fire Escape” (up 2)
Album: Zombies On Broadway (2017, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

03. NIALL HORAN, “This Town” (steady, second week)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. EMELI SANDÉ, “Hurts” (steady, third week)
Album: Long Live The Angels (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. JAMES TW, “When You Love Someone” (steady, fifth week)
EP: First Impressions (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 12, 2017

A chart flashback for lovers.

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 November 12, 2017…

Debuts:
39. BASTILLE, “World Gone Mad”
38. SHEPPARD, “Coming Home”
37. ANDY GRAMMER, “Smoke Clears”
36. CLEAN BANDIT featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “I Miss You”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE SCRIPT, “Arms Open” (34-22, twelve spots)

10. PHILLIP PHILLIPS, “Miles” (down 1)
Album: Collateral (2018, Interscope Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. NOAH KAHAN, “Hurt Somebody” (up 2)
EP: Hurt Somebody (2018, Republic Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

08. U2, “You’re The Best Thing About Me” (up 2)
Album: Songs Of Experience (2017, Interscope Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

07. MAROON 5 featuring SZA, “What Lovers Do” (steady, third week)
Album: Red Pill Blues (2017, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #6

06. NIALL HORAN, “Too Much To Ask” (steady, second week)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. WALK THE MOON, “One Foot” (steady, second week)
Album: What If Nothing (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

04. P!NK, “What About Us” (steady, second week)
Album: Beautiful Trauma (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. ED SHEERAN, “Perfect” (steady, second week)
Album: ÷ (2017, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2

02. KELLY CLARKSON, “Love So Soft” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Meaning Of Life (2017, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. DUA LIPA, “New Rules” (steady, second week)
Album: Dua Lipa (2017, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 21, 2018

These tunes are looking quite alright.

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 three years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 21, 2018:

Debuts:
40. ZARA LARSSON, “Ruin My Life”
38. MAGGIE ROGERS, “Light On”
35. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Love You Anymore”

Biggest Mover:
LADY GAGA & BRADLEY COOPER, “Shallow” (36-24, twelve spots)

10. ONEREPUBLIC, “Connection” (steady, second week)
Album: (single only) (2018, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Again And Again” (up 2)
Album: Come Tomorrow (2018, Bama Rags/RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. NIALL HORAN & MAREN MORRIS, “Seeing Blind” (down 3)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

07. ELLE KING, “Shame” (up 1)
Album: Shake The Spirit (2018, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. GEORGE EZRA, “Shotgun” (steady, second week)
Album: Staying At Tamara’s (2018, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

05. NINA NESBITT, “Loyal To Me” (up 2)
Album: The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change (2019, Cooking Vinyl Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Natural” (down 1)
Album: Origins (2018, KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3

03. MARSHMELLO x BASTILLE, “Happier” (up 1)
Album: (single only) (2018, Joytime Collective-Astralwerks/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. PANIC! AT THE DISCO, “High Hopes” (steady, second week)
Album: Pray For The Wicked (2018, Fueled By Ramen/Elektra Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. DEAN LEWIS, “Be Alright” (steady, third week)
Album: A Place We Knew (2019, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 27, 2017

The feeling of pop bops in 2017.

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 August 27, 2017:

Debuts:
40. ONEREPUBLIC & SEEB, “Rich Love”
39. MILEY CYRUS, “Younger Now”
30. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Look What You Made Me Do”

Biggest Mover:
P!NK, “What About Us” (24-14, ten spots)

10. JULIA MICHAELS, “Uh Huh” (down 3)
Album: Nervous System (EP) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

09. CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Cut To The Feeling” (steady, second week)
Album: E•MO•TION: Side B + (2017, Interscope Records)
Peak: #8

08. HARRY STYLES, “Two Ghosts” (steady, second week)
Album: Harry Styles (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

07. THE SCRIPT, “Rain” (up 3)
Album: Freedom Child (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

06. LIAM PAYNE featuring QUAVO, “Strip That Down” (down 2)
Album: (single only) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

05. ANDY GRAMMER featuring LUNCHMONEY LEWIS, “Give Love” (up 1)
Album: The Good Parts (2017, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #5

04. GEORGE EZRA, “Don’t Matter Now” (up 1)
Album: Staying At Tamara’s (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

03. NIALL HORAN, “Slow Hands” (down 2)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

02. ARCADE FIRE, “Everything Now” (steady, second week)
Album: Everything Now (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. KESHA, “Praying” (up 2)
Album: Rainbow (2017, Kemosabe/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: August 8, 2021

Some personal chart love… again.

DEBUTS
40. Vaultboy – Everything Sucks | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Silk Sonic – Skate (39) | BIGGEST MOVER
27. Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor (33)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (07) | PEAK: #06
06. John Mayer – Last Train Home (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Duran Duran – Invisible (05) | PEAK: #03
04. Coldplay – Higher Power (02) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Dua Lipa – Love Again (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Walk Off The Earth x Lukas Graham – Love You Right (1)
2. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (2)
3. Conan Gray – People Watching (6)
4. Olivia Holt – Next (4)
5. Dixie D’Amelio featuring Rubi Rose – Psycho (3)
6. Jxdn featuring Machine Gun Kelly – Wanna Be (7)
7. Ralph – Tommy (8)
8. Maisie Peters – Psycho (9)
9. Duran Duran featuring Chai – More Joy (-)
10. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (-)

In The Mix:
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (new)
Dermot Kennedy – Better Days
Mimi Webb – Dumb Love
Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Pop star Dua Lipa is back at the top of my personal chart with her ninth tune to reach the summit: “Love Again”, jumping from 3-1. Her latest single becomes the record-extending sixth #1 song taken from the original version of her Future Nostalgia album. With her ninth #1 hit overall, she is tied with Coldplay and Taylor Swift, who are also at that threshold. Silk Sonic are skating up the countdown from 39-28 with “Skate”, becoming the Biggest Mover of the week. On the bottom of the list, we have one debut this week: a recent viral song from independent newcomer Vaultboy. “Everything Sucks” sneaks in at #40.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 4, 2021)

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. These new tracks have the freedom and independence to chart at the format, so let’s see what’s popping this week:

“MORE” TO CELEBRATE: From her recent #2 album Planet Her, Doja Cat has the new #1 song on the Top 40 radio chart with “Kiss Me More”, a collaboration with SZA. This is the second #1 tune at the format for the former and the first for the latter. Next time around, the two women will face a bit of competition from Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo for the top spot on the list. We’ll see what happens on Sunday.

Speaking of Doja Cat, she has this week’s highest top 40 entry with “You Right”, a collaboration with The Weeknd. Advancing from 41-24, it marks their seventh and 18th top 40 singles, respectively. Lower down, Dua Lipa has a strong debut at #37 with “Love Again”, becoming her 14th top 40 hit to date. This is the fourth entry to chart from the original release of her 2020 album Future Nostalgia, though there have been additional singles that can be found on an expanded reissue of the set from earlier this year. Lastly, Tomorrow x Together lifts from 42-40 with “Magic”, as the group claims their first top 40 hit.

Christian pop and rap artist Nic D lands at #43 with “Fine Apple”, a recent viral song on the video app TikTok. It’s his first appearance on the Top 40 chart. Meanwhile, Anne-Marie and Niall Horan come in at #45 with “Our Song”, which is currently in the top 30 at Hot AC radio.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (June 22, 2021)

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: Tate McRae and Khalid work it and easily take the top spot this week. Let’s add ’em up:

“WORKING” ON IT: The new collaboration from Tate McRae and Khalid is called “Working”, and it’s really working, scoring 124 adds in its first week at the Top 40 format. It debuted at #43 on Sunday’s chart update, so expect this one to soar by this coming weekend’s list.

Two other impacting singles reached the top five: in second place, “Our Song” picked up 18 adds for Anne-Marie and Niall Horan. At the Hot AC format, the collaboration is rising in the top 30. Close behind, Tones And I tied for a fourth place finish with “Cloudy Day”, scoring 15 more stations. It also tied for the same position on yesterday’s report at Hot AC radio with six adds there.

Just outside the region, another recent TikTok hit came in sixth place: Nic D and “Fine Apple”, with 13 stations taking a bite on impact.

Charting singles from Anitta, Bella Poarch and Tai Verdes returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (THIRTEEN)
1. TATE MCRAE x KHALID, “Working” (RCA)
2. ANNE-MARIE & NIALL HORAN, “Our Song” (Warner)
3. CHEAT CODES featuring TINASHE, “Lean On Me” (Further.)
4-T. BELLA POARCH, “Build A Bitch” (Warner)
4-T. TONES AND I, “Cloudy Day” (Bad Batch-Elektra/EMG)
6. NIC D, “Fine Apple” (Republic)
7-T. ANITTA, “Girl From Rio” (Warner)
7-T. TAI VERDES, “A-O-K” (Last Nite/Arista)
9. RITON x NIGHTCRAWLERS featuring MUFASA & HYPEMAN, “Friday” (RCA)
10-T. AREA21, “La La La” (STMPD/Hollywood)
10-T. COLDPLAY, “Higher Power” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
10-T. NF, “Just Like You” (Virgin)
10-T. POLO G, “Rapstar” (Columbia)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (June 21-22, 2021)

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 new titles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ANNE-MARIE & NIALL HORAN, “Our Song” (Warner)
Album: Therapy (2021)
Past T40 History: Currently in the top 30 at the Hot AC radio format, this cut from Anne-Marie’s upcoming album heads for adds.

NIC D, “Fine Apple” (Casablanca/Republic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: After a quick viral run on TikTok, the artist and podcast host impacts at the pop radio format with his first song.

TATE MCRAE x KHALID, “Working” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: This single started at #43 on Sunday’s published chart update and has a good chance of leading the adds report.

TONES AND I, “Cloudy Day” (Elektra/EMG)
Album: Welcome To The Madhouse (2021)
Past T40 History: The Australian performer is looking for her third top 40 song. Her biggest to date, “Dance Monkey”, went to #6.

Next week: Ed Sheeran has a habitual hit for the pop panel.

How will these songs perform on the adds report? Let me know!

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