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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 16, 2021

Ready, set, Kygo.

Here come the days of exciting New Music Friday releases, including the latest albums from Eric Church, The Offspring and Young Stoner Life, as well as singles from Bebe Rexha, Kygo and Regard. We’ll send your regards to all these performers:

Notable albums out this week: AJ Tracey‘s Flu Game (iTunes), Cannibal Corpse‘s Violence Unimagined (iTunes), Eric Church‘s Heart (iTunes), Escape The Fate‘s Chemical Warfare (iTunes), Greta Van Fleet‘s The Battle At Garden’s Gate (iTunes), Kenny Mason‘s Angelic Hoodrat: Supercut (Deluxe) (iTunes), London Grammar‘s Californian Soil (iTunes), NEEDTOBREATHE‘s Live From The Woods, Vol. 2 (iTunes), Norah Jones‘s ‘Til We Meet Again (Live) (iTunes), Paul McCartney‘s McCartney III Imagined (iTunes), Queen Naija‘s Missunderstood… Still (iTunes), Saint Raymond‘s We Forgot We Were Dreaming (iTunes), The Offspring‘s Let The Bad Times Roll (iTunes), Tim McGraw‘s Here On Earth (Ultimate) (iTunes), Tom Petty‘s Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions) (iTunes), Tom The Mail Man‘s Sometimes Sorry Isn’t Enough (iTunes), Two Feet‘s Max Maco Is Dead Right? (iTunes), While She Sleeps‘s Sleeps Society (iTunes), Young Stoner Life‘s Slime Language 2 (iTunes), Eurovision Song Contest (Rotterdam 2021) (iTunes), Pretty Summer Playlist: Season 1 (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Babygirl‘s Losers Weepers (iTunes), Brian Kelley‘s Wave Pack (iTunes), David Cook‘s The Looking Glass (iTunes), Iann Dior‘s Still Here (iTunes), Jayde‘s Sad Songs About Sad Things (iTunes), Ryan Woods‘s King Of The Basement (iTunes), SYML‘s Dim (iTunes), The Goo Goo Dolls‘s EP 21 (iTunes), Vince Ash‘s Vito (Deluxe) (iTunes), Young Rising Sons‘s Swirl (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“15 Minutes”, Julian Lamadrid (iTunes)
“2055”, Sleepy Hallow (iTunes)
“Aire”, Steve Aoki & Farruko (iTunes)
“Anthem”, Walk Off The Earth (iTunes)
“Anyone But Me”, Mandi Crimmins (iTunes)
“Be My Own Boyfriend”, Olivia Dean (iTunes)
“Be That For You”, David Archuleta (iTunes)
“Best Thing”, JAWNY (iTunes)
“Boilermaker”, Royal Blood (iTunes)
“Boys Wanna Txt”, Daine featuring Ericdoa (iTunes)
“Break Her Heart”, Maia Wright (iTunes)
“Buzzcut”, LoveLeo featuring Blackwinterwells (iTunes)
“By Now”, VÉRITÉ (iTunes)
“Catch Me”, WizTheMC & MAJAN (iTunes)
“Chosen Family”, Rina Sawayama & Elton John (iTunes)
“Cloud 9”, Beach Bunny featuring Tegan & Sara (iTunes)
“Cosmic Coming Of Age”, Fickle Friends (iTunes)
“Country Again”, Thomas Rhett (iTunes)
“Crawling Kingsnake”, The Black Keys (iTunes)
“Dancing In The Kitchen”, Zachary Knowles (iTunes)
“D*cked Down In Dallas”, Trey Lewis & Rvshvd (iTunes)
“Do I Fit In Your Shoes?”, BabyJake (iTunes)
“Doomsday”, Matilda Mann (iTunes)
“Down To Miami”, Emotional Oranges & Becky G (iTunes)
“Dover Beach”, Baby Queen (iTunes)
“Draculads”, Salem (iTunes)
“Duo”, Sam Gellaitry (iTunes)
“Exless”, Kate Stephenson (iTunes)
“Flip”, Barenaked Ladies (iTunes)
“F.L.Y.”, RuthAnne (iTunes)
“Fool For Ya”, DVBBS (iTunes)
“Force Of Habit”, Paris Texas (iTunes)
“Forever Will Never”, David Allen Buckner (iTunes)
“Go!”, Moneybagg Yo & BIG30 (iTunes)
“Gone Are The Days”, Kygo featuring James Gillespie (iTunes)
“Good Guys”, Abigail Barlow & Ariza (iTunes)
“Hailey Beebs”, Almost Monday (iTunes)
“Hard 4 Me 2 Love You”, Sinead Harnett (iTunes)
“Heaven”, Kxlly (iTunes)
“Hot & Heavy”, Lucy Dacus (iTunes)
“How It Feels”, COIN (iTunes)
“I Kissed Someone (It Wasn’t You)”, Dodie (iTunes)
“I Miss The Band”, Alanis Morissette (iTunes)
“I Want To Be By Your Side”, Ekkstacy featuring Herhexx (iTunes)
“I’d Rather Die”, Tramp Stamps (iTunes)
“If I Could”, Ashley Kutcher (iTunes)
“Into The Storm”, Gojira (iTunes)
“John Hughes Movie (Acoustic)”, Maisie Peters (iTunes)
“Juice”, Qveen Herby (iTunes)
“Karma & Friends”, Cautious Clay (iTunes)
“Keep It Poppin'”, BeatKing featuring Ludacris & Queendom Come (iTunes)
“Lavender”, Biig Piig (iTunes)
“Let Me Down”, Dylan Hartman (iTunes)
“Let There Be Drums”, Feder & UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Life Has Changed”, K CAMP featuring PnB Rock (iTunes)
“Little Bit Of Love (Strings)”, Tom Grennan (iTunes)
“Lonely Tonight”, Luca George (iTunes)
“Love Is Weird”, Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Love Sucks”, Annika Wells (iTunes)
“Low Key In Love”, The Struts x Paris Jackson (iTunes)
“Maybelline”, Ella Isaacson (iTunes)
“Mess”, ILUKA featuring Lime Cordiale (iTunes)
“Mosh Pit”, Cupcakke (iTunes)
“New Profile Pic”, $uicideBoy$ (iTunes)
“No Choice”, Fly By Midnight (iTunes)
“On My Mind”, Dempsey Hope (iTunes)
“Phone Dies”, Andra Day (iTunes)
“Problems”, Hey Violet (iTunes)
“Purge The Poison”, MARINA (iTunes)
“Renegades”, One OK Rock (iTunes)
“Repeat”, Grace VanderWaal (iTunes)
“Rufufus (Sylvan Esso Remix)”, Remi Wolf (iTunes)
“Sabotage”, Bebe Rexha (iTunes)
“Sabotage”, Lxandra (iTunes)
“Seasons”, Rhys Lewis (iTunes)
“Second Hand News”, Birdy (iTunes)
“Selfish Love (Tiësto Remix)”, DJ Snake & Selena Gomez (iTunes)
“Shoot My Shot”, IDK & Offset (iTunes)
“Signs”, Dua Saleh (iTunes)
“Situation”, Ruth B. (iTunes)
“Skeletons”, Easy Life (iTunes)
“SOS”, Sueco (The Child) featuring Travis Barker (iTunes)
“Spanish Doors”, Liz Phair (iTunes)
“Take Aim”, Derivakat (iTunes)
“Take Me Back”, Mason Horne (iTunes)
“The Ones That Make It”, Leah Nobel (iTunes)
“Tommy”, Ralph (iTunes)
“Trailer Trash”, Carolesdaughter (iTunes)
“Trust Nobody”, KILLY (iTunes)
“West Side”, Lil West (iTunes)
“What It Cost”, Toosii (iTunes)
“Whatever Tomorrow”, Chet Faker (iTunes)
“White Boy Summer”, Chet Hanx (iTunes)
“Y”, Citizen Queen (iTunes)
“You”, Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae (iTunes)
“You Stupid B*tch”, Girl In Red (iTunes)
“Zombie!”, Orla Gartland (iTunes)

Next week, the new albums from Justin Moore and Kaleo 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 20, 2009

Chasing down some 2009 winners.

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 December 20, 2009…

Debuts:
37. LEONA LEWIS, “I Got You”
36. COLLECTIVE SOUL, “You”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE FRAY, “Syndicate” (37-31, six spots)

10. NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone” (down 2)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

09. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates” (steady, second week)
Album: The Fall (2009, Blue Note Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

08. INGRID MICHAELSON, “Maybe” (down 1)
Album: Everybody (2009, Cabin 24 Records)
Peak: #7

07. LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone” (up 3)
Album: Smoke And Mirrors (2010, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for eight weeks

06. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (down 3)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

05. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (up 1)
Album: Crazy Love (2009, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

04. TRAIN, “Hey, Soul Sister” (steady, second week)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

03. ROB THOMAS, “Someday” (up 2)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (steady, second week)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of June 12, 2020

One release date at a time.

On this hot June weekend, we have hot new releases from Chloe x Halle, Gone West, Mondo Cozmo and more, while fresh singles from AJ Mitchell, Gorillaz, Surfaces and others keep things toasty too. This is what New Music Friday sounds like this week:

Notable albums out this week: Chloe x Halle‘s Ungodly Hour (iTunes), Gone West‘s Canyons (iTunes), Iann Dior‘s I’m Gone (iTunes), Jack Garratt‘s Love, Death & Dancing (iTunes), Kodaline‘s One Day At A Time (iTunes), Liam Gallagher‘s MTV Unplugged (Live At Hull City Hall) (iTunes), Lil Peep‘s Crybaby (iTunes), Mondo Cozmo‘s New Medicine (iTunes), Norah Jones‘s Pick Me Up Off The Floor (iTunes), RMR‘s Drug Dealing Is A Lost Art (iTunes), Spacey Jane‘s Sunlight (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Alt Bloom‘s Astronaut Complex (iTunes), Clare Dunn‘s Honestly: A Personal Collection (iTunes), Dua Saleh‘s Rosetta (iTunes), Nea‘s Some Say (iTunes), WILD‘s Yours & Mine (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“(I Can’t Be Your) Medicine”, Sval (iTunes)
“Alien”, Dennis Lloyd (iTunes)
“April”, Thomston (iTunes)
“Bad”, Mokita (iTunes)
“Bad Inna Bed”, Sean Paul (iTunes)
“Better Break My Heart”, Rhys (iTunes)
“Black And White (Oliver Nelson Remix)”, Niall Horan (iTunes)
“Bleed”, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Blessed”, Buju Banton (iTunes)
“Blue”, Overstreet (iTunes)
“Both Still Young”, Dzeko & Keith Urban (iTunes)
“Boy Dontcha Know”, Joan Osborne (iTunes)
“Break My Heart (Solardo Remix)”, Dua Lipa (iTunes)
“Build Me A Daddy”, Luke Bryan (iTunes)
“Burn”, AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Cadillac Drive”, Pink Sweat$ featuring Price (iTunes)
“Caramelo”, Ozuna (iTunes)
“Chico 9”, Afrojack & Chico Rose featuring Jeremih (iTunes)
“Dance With Somebody”, The Midnight (iTunes)
“Dead Inside”, Lo Lo (iTunes)
“Don’t Rush”, Young T & Bugsey featuring DaBaby (iTunes)
“Dreams”, Kyle Lionhart & Billy Otto (iTunes)
“Elephant In The Room”, Mags (iTunes)
“Emily”, Jamie Scott (iTunes)
“End Of Daze”, Spillage Village (iTunes)
“Everything I Did To Get To You”, Ben Platt (iTunes)
“Far Away From Home”, Sam Feldt & VIZE featuring Leony (iTunes)
“Fast Car”, Black Pumas (iTunes)
“Friday 13th”, Gorillaz featuring Octavian (iTunes)
“F*ck Up The Friendship”, Leah Kate (iTunes)
“Get Me”, Anna Clendening (iTunes)
“Get Up”, T-Pain (iTunes)
“Go”, The Kid LAROI & Juice WRLD (iTunes)
“Heroes”, Vera Blue (iTunes)
“Hey There Delilah”, Andrelli (iTunes)
“High On You”, Sigma x John Newman (iTunes)
“Holding Onto The Feeling”, Bobby Bazini (iTunes)
“Hollywood”, Benedict Cork (iTunes)
“Honeysuckle (Julian Lamadrid Remix)”, Greyson Chance (iTunes)
“I Dare You (Arkadi Remix)”, Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
“If I Have A Son”, Ruth B. (iTunes)
“If I Was A Bar”, Matt Stell (iTunes)
“Jaded”, Kaash Paige (iTunes)
“Just For Now” and “It Takes Two”, Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Last Night”, Ricki-Lee (iTunes)
“Learn To Fly”, Surfaces & Elton John (iTunes)
“Leave Me On Read”, YK Osiris (iTunes)
“Let U Leave”, Kota Banks (iTunes)
“Lighthouse”, Georgia Ku (iTunes)
“Love Is Gone”, G-Eazy featuring Drew Love & JAHMED (iTunes)
“Love Me With Your Lie”, Kiesza (iTunes)
“Make It Rain”, Pop Smoke featuring Rowdy Rebel (iTunes)
“Mistakes”, Paul Rey (iTunes)
“Next 2 Me”, Armaan Malik (iTunes)
“No Mañana”, Black Eyed Peas featuring El Alfa (iTunes)
“No Plans”, Ben Kessler (iTunes)
“No Song Without You”, HONNE (iTunes)
“Nocturnal”, Jens (iTunes)
“On My Own”, Shamir (iTunes)
“Pale Yellow”, Woodkid (iTunes)
“People Watching”, CeeLo Green (iTunes)
“Player 2”, Oli Fox (iTunes)
“Praying For Love”, Elias (iTunes)
“Pretty Girl Hi!”, UMI (iTunes)
“Remember”, King Henry (iTunes)
“Rose Rouge”, Jorga Smith (iTunes)
“Sad In Scandinavia”, Seeb x Zak Abel (iTunes)
“Savage Love”, Jawsh 685Jason Derulo (iTunes)
“Shampoo”, Benjamin Ingrosso (iTunes)
“Shotta Flow 5”, NLE Choppa (iTunes)
“Stuck In A Bubble”, George Alice & Nasaya (iTunes)
“Survival”, NEEDTOBREATHE featuring Drew Holcomb & Ellie Holcomb (iTunes)
“Sweet Temptation”, Hanna Ferm (iTunes)
“Sweeter”, Leon Bridges featuring Terrace Martin (iTunes)
“Take Care Of You”, Ella Henderson (iTunes)
“Take It Back”, Drew Sycamore (iTunes)
“That’s Why I Love Dirt Roads”, Granger Smith featuring Lathan Warlick (iTunes)
“The Bigger Picture”, Lil Baby (iTunes)
“The Man Who Loves You The Most”, Zac Brown Band (iTunes)
“Thinking About You”, Cody Fry (iTunes)
“Tommy Lee”, Tyla Yaweh featuring Post Malone (iTunes)
“Tomorrow”, Tiësto featuring 433 (iTunes)
“Trap (Rompasso Remix)”, SAINt JHN (iTunes)
“Trollz”, 6ix9ine & Nicki Minaj (iTunes)
“Undo My Heart”, Karen Harding featuring Digital Farm Animals (iTunes)
“Vacancy”, Neil Young (iTunes)
“Valentino (Imanbek Remix)”, 24kGoldn (iTunes)
“Vultures Cry 2”, Kodak Black featuring WizDaWizard & Mike Smiff (iTunes)
“Wait For You”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Wake Up Love”, Teyana Taylor featuring Iman (iTunes)
“Warrior”, Aluna featuring SG Lewis (iTunes)
“Watch Me Break Your Heart”, Matilda Rose (iTunes)
“Watch Them Fall”, UNSECRET featuring Sam Tinnesz & Tedashii (iTunes)
“You Wouldn’t Know”, John Tucker (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Gabby Barrett, Jason Mraz and John Legend 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 17, 2010

“Need” those Country crossovers…

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 ten years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 17, 2010…

Debuts:
40. BON JOVI, “Superman Tonight”
39. MELISSA ETHERIDGE, “Fearless Love”

Biggest Mover(s):
OWL CITY, “Vanilla Twilight” (39-32, seven spots)

10. ADAM LAMBERT, “Whataya Want From Me” (up 1)
Album: For Your Entertainment (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

09. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Fifteen” (up 4)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #9

08. MUSE, “Uprising” (steady, second week)
Album: The Resistance (2009, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

07. ORIANTHI, “According To You” (up 5)
Album: Believe (2009, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. DAUGHTRY, “Life After You” (steady, second week)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for six weeks

05. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates” (down 1)
Album: The Fall (2009, Blue Note Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

04. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (down 2)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Smoke And Mirrors (2010, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for eight weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (down 1)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Need You Now” (up 4)
Album: Need You Now (2010, Capitol Nashville Records)
Peak: #1 for eleven 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 12, 2019

Mapping out a chart win.

When the world’s biggest K-pop group maps out a route to the top of the charts, everyone else should move out of the way… here are this week’s top new albums and singles hitting the market:

BTS – Map Of The Soul: Persona (EP) (iTunes)
Features: The Halsey-assisted “Boy With Luv”, which impacts at Top 40 radio this coming Tuesday

Notable albums out this week: Aaron Lewis‘s State I’m In (iTunes), Anderson .Paak‘s Ventura (iTunes), Andy Black‘s The Ghost Of Ohio (iTunes), Bruce Hornsby‘s Absolute Zero (iTunes), Danny Gokey‘s Haven’t Seen It Yet (iTunes), Emma Bunton‘s My Happy Place (iTunes), Glen Hansard‘s This Wild Willing (iTunes), Jackie Evancho‘s The Debut (iTunes), John Paul White‘s The Hurting Kind (iTunes), LSD‘s Labrinth, Sia & Diplo Present… (iTunes), Melissa Etheridge‘s The Medicine Show (iTunes), Missio‘s The Darker The Weather // The Better The Man (iTunes), Nicklas Sahl‘s Planets (iTunes), Tommee Profitt x Fleurie‘s Gloria Regali (iTunes), Walking On Cars‘s Colours (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Hannah Jane Lewis‘s Hannah Jane Lewis (iTunes), Leaving Austin‘s Southern Gold (iTunes), Norah Jones‘s Begin Again (iTunes), Ofenbach‘s Ofenbach (iTunes), Omar Apollo‘s Friends (iTunes), Theia‘s Not Your Princess (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“All Nighter”, Overstreet (iTunes)
“Back To Love”, Chris Brown (iTunes)
“Better By Myself”, Hey Violet (iTunes)
“Between The Lines (Louie Vega Remix)”, Robyn (iTunes)
“Borderline”, Tame Impala (iTunes)
“Can We Pretend”, P!nk featuring Cash Cash (iTunes)
“Can’t Come Back”, Myzica (iTunes)
“Dead To Me”, Blackbear (iTunes)
“Don’t Give Up On Me (R3HAB Remix)”, Andy Grammer (iTunes)
“Every Boy”, Miss Benny (iTunes)
“Favourite Ex”, Maisie Peters (iTunes)
“Fifteen”, Johan (iTunes)
“Free To Go”, Seeb x Highasakite (iTunes)
“F*ck”, Oliver Tree (iTunes)
“Heroes Never Die”, UNSECRET featuring Krigarè (iTunes)
“Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness)”, The Raconteurs (iTunes)
“I Just Wanted You”, Openside (iTunes)
“I’m Not Coming Back”, Meg Mac (iTunes)
“Imported”, Jessie Reyez & 6LACK (iTunes)
“Kingdom Of One”, Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Late Night Feelings”, Mark Ronson featuring Lykke Li (iTunes)
“Make Up”, Landon Cube (iTunes)
“Nightshade”, The Lumineers (iTunes)
“One Thought Away”, Asher Angel featuring Wiz Khalifa (iTunes)
“Ride”, Lolo Zouaï (iTunes)
“Roll The Dice”, Marshmello & SOBxRBE (iTunes)
“Roots And Wings”, Jessie James Decker (iTunes)
“Sanguine Paradise”, Lil Uzi Vert (iTunes)
“Sixteen”, Ellie Goulding (iTunes)
“SOS”, Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“Summer Love”, Oliver Heldens featuring Devin & Nile Rodgers (iTunes)
“Sunday”, Jessica Mauboy (iTunes)
“Talk (Remix)”, Khalid featuring Megan Thee Stallion & Yo Gotti (iTunes)
“The Bully”, Sody (iTunes)
“Think About You (Galantis Remix)”, Kygo featuring Valerie Broussard (iTunes)
“Til I Don’t”, Mokita (iTunes)
“Timeless”, Rob Thomas (iTunes)
“Ugly”, Anitta (iTunes)
“Up All Night”, Harrison Wheeler featuring Magic Marshall (iTunes)
“Waiting Tables”, Fly By Midnight (iTunes)
“Wreck”, Hux (iTunes)
“You The One”, EBEN (iTunes)
“Zelda Mae”, Fergus (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums and EPs from Cage The Elephant, Lizzo 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: December 6, 2009

Break out the soft pop 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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 6, 2009…

Debuts:
40. COBRA STARSHIP, “Hot Mess”
38. JOHN MAYER, “Heartbreak Warfare”

Biggest Mover(s):
ADAM LAMBERT, “Whataya Want From Me” (38-27, eleven spots)

10. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates” (up 2)
Album: The Fall (2009, Blue Note Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

09. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “Chances” (steady, second week)
Album: Slice (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. INGRID MICHAELSON, “Maybe” (steady, second week)
Album: Everybody (2009, Cabin 24 Records)
Peak: #7

07. NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone” (steady, third week)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

06. TRAIN, “Hey, Soul Sister” (steady, second week)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Someday” (down 1)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

04. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (down 2)
Album: Crazy Love (2009, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (up 2)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (up 1)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

01. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (steady, second week)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
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.

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: January 24, 2010

You, you, you.

We all “Need” a flashback this 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 7 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 24, 2010…

Debuts:
40. GLORIANA, “How Far Do You Wanna Go?”
39. COLBIE CAILLAT, “I Never Told You”
38. BARENAKED LADIES, “You Run Away”
37. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “Slice”

Biggest Mover:
MELISSA ETHERIDGE, “Fearless Love” (39-33, six spots)

10. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Fifteen” (down 1)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #9

09. ADAM LAMBERT, “Whataya Want From Me” (up 1)
Album: For Your Entertainment (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. MUSE, “Uprising” (steady, third week)
Album: The Resistance (2009, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

07. ORIANTHI, “According To You” (steady, second week)
Album: Believe (2009, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates” (down 1)
Album: The Fall (2009, Blue Note Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. DAUGHTRY, “Life After You” (up 1)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for six weeks

04. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (steady, second week)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Smoke And Mirrors (2010, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for eight weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (steady, second week)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Need You Now” (steady, second week)
Album: Need You Now (2010, Capitol Nashville Records)
Peak: #1 for eleven weeks

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 7, 2016

The Day has come.

The Day has come.

Plenty of rockin’ albums on the schedule this week, as alternative sounds fill your ears for some Friday fun. However, we always have some competition in the mix. Will the pop acts prevail instead? Here are the latest notable albums and singles:

GREEN DAY — Revolution Radio (iTunes)
“Bang Bang” goes the start of this week’s releases review, and it’s about to get loud up in here. California’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool deliver their twelfth studio album since 1990, and they hope that it will become their first #1 album on the Billboard 200 since 2009. As far as their radio game goes, “Bang” is currently #3 on the Alternative chart. It should hit #1 a few weeks from now (if the current trends continue.)

ONEREPUBLIC — Oh My My (iTunes)
This Colorado band has been making hits since 2007, like “Apologize”, “Counting Stars” and “Good Life”. Perhaps they’re about to make a few more! The group’s current radio single is “Kids”, which stands in the top 20 on the Hot AC chart, but, surprisingly finds itself below the top 50 on CHR/Top 40 radio. Can they climb to the top of the pop playground? We’ll see very soon.

PHANTOGRAM — Three (iTunes)
The New York duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter is back with their first album in over two years. As the title states, this is the act’s third studio effort (and their second for a major label.) Lead single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” is still high up in the top ten on the Alternative chart, where it’s their biggest hit since “Fall In Love” (#3) in 2014.

More albums out this week: Alter Bridge‘s The Last Hero (iTunes), Brent Cobb‘s Shine On Rainy Day (iTunes), Britt Nicole‘s Britt Nicole (iTunes), Colbie Caillat‘s The Malibu Sessions (iTunes), Daya‘s Sit Still, Look Pretty (iTunes), Melissa Etheridge‘s Memphis Rock And Soul (iTunes), Norah Jones‘s Day Breaks (iTunes), Phish‘s Big Boat (iTunes), Sum 41‘s 13 Voices (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: Buddy Brown‘s I Call BS On That (iTunes), Lizzo‘s Coconut Oil (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“24k Magic”, Bruno Mars (iTunes)
“Before The World Explodes”, The Wind + The Wave (iTunes)
“Born Again Tomorrow”, Bon Jovi (iTunes)
“Don’t Stop Me Now”, MNEK (iTunes)
“Drum”,  (iTunes)
“Gates”, Tyler Glenn (iTunes)
“Grow Up”, Olly Murs (iTunes)
“Million Reasons”, Lady Gaga (iTunes)
“Love Me Now”, John Legend (iTunes)
“Piece Of Mind”, The Killers (iTunes)
“Reverend”, Kings Of Leon (iTunes)
“You With Me”, Jimmy Eat World (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new releases from Chris Young, French MontanaKings Of Leon and more.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 27, 2009

2015 is nearly "Gone".

2015 is nearly “Gone”.

It is time for yet 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’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on back to the holiday break in the middle of my sophomore year of college and take a look at my favorite songs from this week in 2009…

Debuts:
40. PHOENIX, “1901”
39. DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, “Belle Of The Boulevard”
38. VEDERA, “Satisfy”
37. LA ROUX, “Bulletproof”

Biggest Mover(s):
COLLECTIVE SOUL, “You” (36-29)
LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Need You Now” (22-15, seven spots)

10. NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone” (steady, second week)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

09. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (down 3)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

08. INGRID MICHAELSON, “Maybe” (steady, second week)
Album: Everybody (2009, Cabin 24 Records)
Peak: #7

07. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates” (up 2)
Album: The Fall (2009, Blue Note Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

06. TRAIN, “Hey, Soul Sister” (down 2)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Someday” (down 2)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

04. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (up 1)
Album: Crazy Love (2009, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone” (up 4)
Album: Smoke And Mirrors (2010, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for eight weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (up 1)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 31, 2010

You, you, you.

You, you, you.

Welcome back for another edition of Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my new top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. This was the first full week back from Winter Break for Sophomore Year of college, which meant class was in session and my radio show, The Pop Stop, was back on the air. Here’s a look at my top 40 from January 31, 2010:

Debuts:
40. SADE, “Soldier Of Love”

Biggest Mover:
BARENAKED LADIES, “You Run Away” (38-28) (10 spots)

10. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Fifteen”
Here’s a girl who likes to have fun with numbers; she’s one of the only acts to make the charts with two numerical titles. Last year, she entered with “22”, which took a slow rise up to #12. In 2010, it was this hit, which would rise even higher than #15 and peak at #9. It was the lowest peaking of the three pop releases from the Fearless era on my survey.

09. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet”
Last time I did an update from the fall of 2009, this was at #2 on the weekly chart just before a five-week run at the #1 spot. It’s a classic, and still gets a significant amount of Adult Contemporary play today. Bublé just won a GRAMMY Award a week ago for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for To Be Loved. He remains on tour through summer 2014.

08. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates”
In 2002, Jones burst onto the scene with Come Away With Me, a pop and jazz album that swept that GRAMMYs in 2003. “Pirates” was her last chart hit to date, although she did release a solo album two years ago titled Little Broken Hearts and an Everly Brothers tribute album with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Foreverly, late last year.

07. ADAM LAMBERT, “Whataya Want From Me”
He’s one of the most successful runner-ups in American Idol‘s history, and it doesn’t hurt that we share the same first name. “Whataya” was the second single from For Your Entertainment and it entertained me to the point of two weeks at #1 that year. Thus far, Lambert’s charted four songs. His most recent, “Never Close Our Eyes”, hit #15 in 2012.

06. OWL CITY, “Fireflies”
Here’s another Adam in the countdown – you can’t have too many of them, or maybe you cane. Adam Young was 23 at the time when he totaled six weeks at #1 with his debut on my survey, “Fireflies”, which at this point was on the decline. The Minneapolis singer would return to the #1 spot for two weeks with Carly Rae Jepsen on “Good Time” in 2012.

05. DAUGHTRY, “Life After You”
Here’s the second act from American Idol in the top ten this week; Chris Daughtry came in fourth place on the fifth season of the program. He and his band were right in the middle of his second album era, Leave This Town, their second effort to reach the top of the Billboard 200. Leadoff “No Surprise” was #1 for two weeks, and this was at its peak.

04. ORIANTHI, “According To You”
Remember this Australian singer and musician who was picked as the lead guitarist for Michael Jackson’s ill-fated This Is It tour? After his death in 2009, she released an album several months later, Believe, and this first single from it rose to #2 on my top 40. She then charted with two other minor singles, “Shut Up And Kiss Me” (#26) and “Courage” (#20).

03. LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone”
Their days of climbing up the top 40 with this song were certainly “Gone”; it was spending its sixth of eight weeks at #3. The group has since parted with their longtime record label, Geffen, after an unsuccessful album, Almería, last yearJason Wade has also expressed putting out a solo effort given the band’s hiatus, but that has yet to see the light of day.

02. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven”
Coming off a huge chart-topper in “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”, an eight-week #1 in 2009, the trio based out of Dublin would also go to the top with this, albeit only for one frame this time around. The group is currently in the studio, presumably putting the finishing touches on their fourth studio album, due later this year. I’m looking forward to it.

01. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Need You Now”
Grab your ten gallon hat and some twang in your talk because this week back in 2010, Country was king, or shall I say queen. To date, “Need You Now” is the biggest Country crossover ever on my personal chart, spending 11 consecutive weeks at #1 and ending the year 2010 in that same position. “Now” those are some stats. The trio last entered with “Downtown”, which peaked at #23 in March. Their current single, “Compass”, is climbing up the Country chart.

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