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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 10, 2019

“Nice” to see him at #1.

DEBUTS
39. Martin Garrix & Dean Lewis – Used To Love

TOP GAINERS
28. Louis Tomlinson – We Made It (35)
21. Kesha featuring Big Freedia – Raising Hell (26)
19. Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now (33) | BIGGEST MOVER
14. Coldplay – Orphans (22)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Normani – Motivation (05) | PEAK: #03
09. Steve Aoki featuring Backstreet Boys – Let It Be Me (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (06) | PEAK: #02
06. Lizzo – Good As Hell (07) | PEAK: #06
05. The Script – The Last Time (09) | PEAK: #05
04. Taylor Swift – Lover (02) | PEAK: #02
03. Keane – Love Too Much (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for six weeks
01. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Parachute – Had It All (1)
2. Tom Walker – Better Half Of Me (2)
3. James Blunt – Cold (3)
4. LP – Strange (8)
5. Westlife – My Blood (5)
6. Lady Antebellum – Ocean (6)
7. Noah Cyrus featuring Leon Bridges – July (-)
8. Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold On (9)
9. Echosmith – Lonely Generation (7)
10. Lennon Stella – Kissing Other People (-)

In The Mix:
Bastille & Alessia Cara – Another Place
HAIM – Now I’m In It
Jewel – No More Tears (new)
Sugar Ray – Highest Tree
Zedd & Kehlani – Good Thing

Chart Notes:

  • Big congrats are in order for Niall Horan, who scores his sixth solo #1 song on my chart with “Nice To Meet Ya”, climbing from 3-1. Horan’s latest chart-topper extends his run as the most successful individual member of One Direction on my list. He’s also sure to do really well on my end-of-the-decade chart with at least one of his songs, which will be revealed after the holidays. Dua Lipa‘s “Don’t Start Now” soars from 33-19 in its second week in the top 40, giving it the Biggest Mover title on this week’s chart. The only new entry of note lands at #39, as “Used To Love” marks the first collaboration to chart for Martin Garrix and Dean Lewis. The song impacts at Hot AC radio in three weeks.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 3, 2019

Dancing into November at #1.

DEBUTS
40. Keane – Stupid Things
38. JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending
33. Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
26. Kesha featuring Big Freedia – Raising Hell (31)
22. Coldplay – Orphans (33) | BIGGEST MOVER
20. American Authors featuring Maddie Poppe & Phillip Phillips – Bring It On Home (25)
14. Harry Styles – Lights Up (22)
(see #10 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (17) | PEAK: #10
09. The Script – The Last Time (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Steve Aoki featuring Backstreet Boys – Let It Be Me (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Lizzo – Good As Hell (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (02) | PEAK: #02
05. Normani – Motivation (03) | PEAK: #03
04. Keane – Love Too Much (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (06) | PEAK: #03
02. Taylor Swift – Lover (04) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for six weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Parachute – Had It All (1)
2. Tom Walker – Better Half Of Me (5)
3. James Blunt – Cold (4)
4. Ben Platt – Rain (2)
5. Westlife – My Blood (10)
6. Lady Antebellum – Ocean (-)
7. Echosmith – Lonely Generation (7)
8. LP – Strange (-)
9. Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold On (-)
10. Sugar Ray – Highest Tree (-)

In The Mix:
Bastille & Alessia Cara – Another Place (new)
HAIM – Now I’m In It (new)
Martin Garrix & Dean Lewis – Used To Love (new)
Noah Cyrus featuring Leon Bridges – July
Zedd & Kehlani – Good Thing (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Tones And I manages a sixth week at #1 for “Dance Monkey”, but the growing competition from Niall Horan and Taylor Swift may keep her global smash out of the top spot next time around. Coldplay earns this week’s Biggest Mover title with a 33-22 jump for “Orphans”. New at #33, Dua Lipa‘s “Don’t Start Now” leads a pack of three debuts, as it prepares to impact at Top 40 radio on Tuesday. A collaboration from JP Saxe and Julia Michaels comes in at #38, titled “If The World Was Ending”, with Saxe scoring his first appearance on my list. Keane‘s latest single at Triple A radio (which impacts this month) also bounces in at #40. “Stupid Things” gives the band three songs in the top 40 off their most recent release Cause And Effect.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 27, 2019

“Monkey” is still going bananas.

DEBUTS
39. Picture This – One Night
38. Louis Tomlinson – We Made It
33. Coldplay – Orphans
31. Kesha featuring Big Freedia – Raising Hell | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
35. Saint Motel – Van Horn (40)
34. Sheppard – Die Young (39)
29. Finneas – Shelter (34)
25. American Authors featuring Maddie Poppe & Phillip Phillips – Bring It On Home (30)
22. Harry Styles – Lights Up (27)
17. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (23)
(see #6 and #10 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Script – The Last Time (16) | PEAK: #10
09. Zara Larsson – All The Time (05) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
08. Steve Aoki featuring Backstreet Boys – Let It Be Me (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Lizzo – Good As Hell (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (13) | PEAK: #06 | BIGGEST MOVER
05. Keane – Love Too Much (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Taylor Swift – Lover (04) | PEAK: #03
03. Normani – Motivation (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Parachute – Had It All (2)
2. Ben Platt – Rain (1)
3. Keane – Stupid Things (10)
4. James Blunt – Cold (3)
5. Tom Walker – Better Half Of Me (-)
6. OneRepublic – Somebody To Love (4)
7. Echosmith – Lonely Generation (8)
8. Liam Payne – Stack It Up (6)
9. JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending (-)
10. Westlife – My Blood (-)

In The Mix:
Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold On
John Splithoff – Proud
Lady Antebellum – Ocean
Noah Cyrus – July
Sam Hunt – Kinfolks
Sugar Ray – Highest Tree

Chart Notes:

  • Australia’s Tones And I scores a fifth week at #1 with “Dance Monkey”, as the top four titles on the countdown remain unchanged. With the addition of three songs entering the top ten, all by or featuring acts that have reached the top of my list, that will soon change. It’s also been a busy week for new entries, with four of them blasting into the top 40. Kesha and Big Freedia lead things off at #31 with “Raising Hell”, the first single from Kesha’s forthcoming album High Road, due January 10. Coldplay‘s “Orphans” is in at #33, one of two new cuts released on Thursday from their highly-anticipated double album Everyday Life, due November 22. Louis Tomlinson earns his fifth solo top 40 single with “We Made It”, bowing at #38. It and “Kill My Mind” (at #36) will appear on his debut solo album Walls, due January 31. Finally, at #39, Picture This returns to the chart with “One Night”, a song that’s already hit the top five in their native Ireland. It’s the band’s third single to make my list.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 20, 2019

Still dancing at the summit.

DEBUTS
40. Saint Motel – Van Horn
39. Sheppard – Die Young | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Lukas Graham – Lie (36)
27. Harry Styles – Lights Up (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
26. Adam Lambert – Superpower (31)
23. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (30)
13. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (22)
(see #7 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (07) | PEAK: #02
09. Dean Lewis – Waves (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Stephen Puth – Look Away (06) | PEAK: #06
07. Lizzo – Good As Hell (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Keane – Love Too Much (10) | PEAK: #06
05. Zara Larsson – All The Time (04) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
04. Taylor Swift – Lover (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Normani – Motivation (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Ben Platt – Rain (1)
2. Parachute – Had It All (4)
3. James Blunt – Cold (3)
4. OneRepublic – Somebody To Love (2)
5. Miley Cyrus – Slide Away (5)
6. Liam Payne – Stack It Up (7)
7. Chelsea Cutler & Jeremy Zucker – You Were Good To Me (6)
8. Echosmith – Lonely Generation (8)
9. Picture This – One Night (-)
10. Keane – Stupid Things (-)

In The Mix:
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold On (new)
John Splithoff – Proud
JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending (new)
Lady Antebellum – Ocean
Noah Cyrus – July
Sam Hunt – Kinfolks
Sugar Ray – Highest Tree
Tom Walker – Better Half Of Me (new)

Chart Notes:

  • As Tones And I manages a fourth week at #1 on my personal chart with “Dance Monkey”, Harry Styles climbs from 37-27 with the week’s Biggest Mover titled “Lights Up”. Of course, his former bandmate Niall Horan is also moving quickly with “Nice To Meet Ya”, which climbs from 22-13 in its third week on the countdown. Australia’s Sheppard hops aboard at #39 with “Die Young”, the Highest Debut on the chart. The band last appeared in the top 40 more than a year ago with “Coming Home”, which spent four weeks at #4 in early 2018. Saint Motel‘s “Van Horn” honks in one notch lower at #40. Their EP The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Pt. 1 was released several days ago.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 13, 2019

“I” of the beholder.

DEBUTS
38. Finneas – Shelter
37. Harry Styles – Lights Up | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks (38)
22. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya (32) | BIGGEST MOVER
19. The Script – The Last Time (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Keane – Love Too Much (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Smith & Thell – Hotel Walls (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now (06) | PEAK: #05
07. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (05) | PEAK: #02
06. Stephen Puth – Look Away (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Normani – Motivation (08) | PEAK: #05
04. Zara Larsson – All The Time (03) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
03. Taylor Swift – Lover (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Ben Platt – Rain (1)
2. OneRepublic – Somebody To Love (2)
3. James Blunt – Cold (3)
4. Parachute – Had It All (5)
5. Miley Cyrus – Slide Away (6)
6. Chelsea Cutler & Jeremy Zucker – You Were Good To Me (7)
7. Liam Payne – Stack It Up (10)
8. Echosmith – Lonely Generation (-)
9. Noah Cyrus – July (-)
10. Lady Antebellum – Ocean (-)

In The Mix:
Bebe Rexha – You Can’t Stop The Girl
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dan & Shay and Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
John Splithoff – Proud
Sam Hunt – Kinfolks (new)
Sugar Ray – Highest Tree (new)
The Griswolds – Nice To Meet Ya!

Chart Notes:

  • As Tones And I scores her third week at #1 on my personal chart with “Dance Monkey”, Niall Horan bolts from 32-22 with “Nice To Meet Ya”, claiming the Biggest Mover title in the process. Towards the bottom of the list, new entries from Harry Styles and Finneas come onto the survey at #37 and #38, respectively. “Lights Up” is the fourth solo appearance for Styles outside of One Direction on my chart; we’ll see if it can tie his highest-charting solo song to date, 2017’s “Sign Of The Times”, which spent a week at the top. Finneas debuts with his first top 40 song as an artist, “Shelter”, though he’s previously made the top 40 as a writer and producer for his younger sister Billie Eilish. It comes from a recent EP titled Blood Harmony, which was released last week.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: October 6, 2019

The “Dance” goes on.

DEBUTS
39. Lukas Graham – Lie
38. Scott Helman – Everything Sucks
32. Niall Horan – Nice To Meet Ya | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Adam Lambert – Superpower (38)
30. Maddie Poppe – Not Losing You (36)
24. The Script – The Last Time (32) | BIGGEST MOVER
20. Maroon 5 – Memories (26)
15. Lizzo – Good As Hell (20)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Illenium & Jon Bellion – Good Things Fall Apart (08) | PEAK: #01 for one week
09. Smith & Thell – Hotel Walls (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Normani – Motivation (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Stephen Puth – Look Away (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now (05) | PEAK: #05
05. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (02) | PEAK: #02
04. Taylor Swift – Lover (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Zara Larsson – All The Time (02) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
02. Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Tones And I – Dance Monkey (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Ben Platt – Rain (1)
2. OneRepublic – Somebody To Love (4)
3. James Blunt – Cold (3)
4. Fitz & The Tantrums – I Just Wanna Shine (2)
5. Parachute – Had It All (6)
6. Miley Cyrus – Slide Away (9)
7. Chelsea Cutler & Jeremy Zucker – You Were Good To Me (7)
8. Andy Grammer – Wish You Pain (8)
9. FINNEAS – Shelter (-)
10. Liam Payne – Stack It Up (-)

In The Mix:
Bebe Rexha – You Can’t Stop The Girl
Bülow – Boys Will Be Boys
Celine Dion – Imperfections
Dan & Shay and Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours (new)
Dean Lewis – Straight Back Down
Diplo featuring Jonas Brothers – Lonely
Echosmith – Lonely Generation
John Splithoff – Proud
Oh Wonder – Hallelujah
Rex Orange County – 10/10
The Griswolds – Nice To Meet Ya!

Chart Notes:

  • Newcomer Tones And I grabs a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Dance Monkey”, which has now reached the top spot in more than a dozen countries, including the U.K. during this past Friday’s chart reveal. The Script rises from 32-24 with the week’s Biggest Mover, “The Last Time”, the first release from their forthcoming studio album. Much like those two acts, the three performers behind the week’s new entries were born outside of the U.S., with Ireland’s Niall Horan leading the parade at #32 with “Nice To Meet Ya”. Further down, Canada’s Scott Helman and Denmark’s Lukas Graham hit the top 40 at #38 and #39, respectively, with “Everything Sucks” and “Lie”. Of the three of them, Horan is the only one to hit #1 (as a solo artist and with a group), while Helman and the band have history in the top ten.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 17, 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 all about the ladies, as the new song by Halsey goes up against a huge soundtrack cut from Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey. Alright, angels, let’s add ’em up:

A GRAVE SITUATION: After missing the top ten earlier this year with “Nightmare” and the BTS collaboration “Boy With Luv”, Halsey could be headed back into the region with her new single “Graveyard”, taken from her upcoming album Manic. Following a soft debut at #48 on last Sunday’s published update, the song roars in at the top of the adds report with 133 stations on impact. It’s likely to see a larger move into the top 40 by the weekend.

Of course, this means that the Grande, Cyrus and Del Rey collaboration “Don’t Call Me Angel” has to settle for a second place start, but with a substantial 97 stations on impact, it certainly has nothing to complain about. The single is featured on the soundtrack to the new Charlie’s Angels film; the album is released on November 1, while the movie opens two weeks later. “Don’t” should also fly into the top 40 by the next published update.

Charting releases by Camila Cabello, Lizzo and Normani are among those prominent songs making up the rest of the top ten.

Liam Payne and The Chainsmokers are among the artists impacting with new releases that are looking at a top five finish next Tuesday. Who will takeaway the top prize from the other? Will someone else surprise? Stay tuned.


MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. HALSEY, “Graveyard” (Capitol)
2. ARIANA GRANDE, MILEY CYRUS & LANA DEL REY, “Don’t Call Me Angel” (Republic)
3. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Lover” (Republic)
4. LIZZO, “Good As Hell” (Nice Life/Atlantic)
5. CAMILA CABELLO, “Liar” (Syco/Epic)
6. NORMANI, “Motivation” (RCA)
7-T. 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, “Teeth” (Interscope)
7-T. LOUD LUXURY & BRYCE VINE, “I’m Not Alright” (Sire/Warner-Armada)
9. CAMILA CABELLO, “Shameless” (Syco/Epic)
10. POST MALONE, “Circles” (Republic)

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