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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 10, 2019

Minding the store this week.

What’s the logical option for your Mother’s Day gift? New music, of course! From hot names to cool emerging artists, these are the top new albums and singles hitting the market:

CIARA – Beauty Marks (iTunes)
Features: “Thinkin Bout You”, a current top 50 entry on the Top 40 radio chart, as well as prior singles “Dose” and “Level Up”

LOGIC – Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind (iTunes)
Features: “Homicide”, a collaboration with Eminem that reached #1 on iTunes earlier this month

Notable albums out this week: Ari Lennox‘s Shea Butter Baby (iTunes), Bear Hands‘s Fake Tunes (iTunes), Howard Jones‘s Transform (iTunes), Mac DeMarco‘s Here Comes The Cowboy (iTunes), Marc Anthony‘s Opus (iTunes), Parachute‘s Parachute (iTunes), Rodney Atkins‘s Caught Up In The Country (iTunes), Shaggy‘s Wah Gwaan?! (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: James Bay‘s Oh My Messy Mind (iTunes), Jesse Saint John‘s Don’t Stop Dancing. Life Gets Sad. (iTunes), JT Roach‘s Witches Lake (iTunes), Kian‘s Bliss (iTunes), Moontower‘s Season 1: The Ballad Of William Hollywood (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“:( (Sad Face)”, Bahari (iTunes)
“100 Bands”, Mustard featuring Quavo, 21 Savage, Meek Mill & YG (iTunes)
“A Whole New World”, ZAYN & Zhavia Ward (iTunes)
“Afterhours”, Teamwork featuring Nina Nesbitt x AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“All That Matters (Acoustic)”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Badass Woman”, Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“Beer Never Broke My Heart”, Luke Combs (iTunes)
“Between You & I”, Kita Alexander (iTunes)
“BFA (Best Friend’s Ass)”, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike featuring Paris Hilton (iTunes)
“Bite”, Charlie Cunningham (iTunes)
“Blame It On My Youth”, Blink-182 (iTunes)
“Blow It All”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Body 2 Body”, MK (iTunes)
“Burned By The Love”, Juke Ross (iTunes)
“Can’t Take It From Me”, Major Lazer featuring Skip Marley (iTunes)
“Caroline”, Calboy featuring Polo G (iTunes)
“Civil War”, Russ (iTunes)
“Cologne”, Isaac Dunbar (iTunes)
“Crave”, Madonna featuring Swae Lee (iTunes)
“Dance Monkey”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“Death Of Me”, Brandon Jenner (iTunes)
“Diva”, Aazar featuring Swae Lee & Tove Lo (iTunes)
“Don’t Give Up On Me Now”, R3HAB x Julie Bergan (iTunes)
“Don’t Hurt Like It Used To”, Grace Carter (iTunes)
“Dreams”, Haley Reinhart (iTunes)
“Drunk On Saturday”, ILOVEMAKONNEN (iTunes)
“Evil Spider”, Bene (iTunes)
“Falling Like The Stars”, James Arthur (iTunes)
“Flames”, SG Lewis featuring Ruel (iTunes)
“Fuckboy”, BAUM (iTunes)
“Go Slow”, Gorgon City & Kaskade featuring Roméo (iTunes)
“Happy Thoughts”, Benjamin Ingrosso & Felix Sandman (iTunes)
“Heart” / “No Vacancy”, Rainbow Kitten Surprise (iTunes)
“Hijack”, Hein Cooper (iTunes)
“I Don’t Care”, Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber (iTunes)
“I’m So Sad” and “Sunset”, Gnash (iTunes)
“Juice (Breakbot Remix)”, Lizzo (iTunes)
“Legendary”, Skillet (iTunes)
“Let Me Take You”, Whethan featuring Jeremih (iTunes)
“Low Blow”, CXLOE (iTunes)
“Mama”, Raveena (iTunes)
“Missing You”, Ingrid Michaelson (iTunes)
“On My Mind”, Sonny Alven (iTunes)
“On My Way”, Sophie Francis (iTunes)
“On The Beach”, Jubël (iTunes)
“One Big Party”, Gia Woods (iTunes)
“Pages”, SVRCINA (iTunes)
“Poison”, Allan Rayman (iTunes)
“Pups”, A$AP Ferg featuring A$AP Rocky (iTunes)
“Retrograde”, Dinah Jane (iTunes)
“Runaway”, Eric Nam (iTunes)
“Save Yourself”, Vanic featuring Gloria Kim (iTunes)
“She Live”, Maxo Kream featuring Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“Shiny”, Sara Bareilles (iTunes)
“Sixteen (Don Diablo Remix)”, Ellie Goulding (iTunes)
“Song For Sammy”, Missy Higgins (iTunes)
“Stay (Don’t Go Away)”, David Guetta featuring RAYE (iTunes)
“The Big One”, Joe Janiak (iTunes)
“The River”, AURORA (iTunes)
“Too Much”, Carly Rae Jepsen (iTunes)
“Tough Love”, Avicii featuring Agnes and Vargas & Lagola (iTunes)
“Triggered (Freestyle)”, Jhené Aiko (iTunes)
“Walk Away (Martin Jensen Remix)”, Alle Farben featuring James Blunt (iTunes)
“We’re The Same”, Vigiland featuring Alexander Tidebrink (iTunes)
“What I Like About You (Acoustic)”, Jonas Blue featuring Theresa Rex (iTunes)
“Wink Emoji”, Yung Pinch featuring GASHI (iTunes)
“Wreck (Stripped)”, Hux (iTunes)
“Wrong One”, Seth Sentry (iTunes)
“You And I”, Barns Courtney (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums and EPs from Carly Rae Jepsen, Lewis Capaldi 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: May 8, 2011

Grabbin’ spots in the top ten.

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 8, 2011…

Debuts:
39. KEVIN HAMMOND, “Broken Down”
38. TRAIN, “Save Me, San Francisco”
36. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Just A Kiss”

Biggest Mover(s):
TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Story Of Us” (40-32, eight spots)

10. MATT NATHANSON, “Faster” (up 4)
Album: Modern Love (2011, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

09. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “MoneyGrabber” (up 3)
Album: Pickin’ Up The Pieces (2010, Dangerbird Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

08. DURAN DURAN, “All You Need Is Now” (down 4)
Album: All You Need Is Now (2010, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. ANDY GRAMMER, “Keep Your Head Up” (down 1)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #2 for eight weeks

06. MAROON 5, “Never Gonna Leave This Bed” (up 2)
Album: Hands All Over (2010, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #5

05. COLBIE CAILLAT, “I Do” (up 2)
Album: All Of You (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. PARACHUTE, “Something To Believe In (Jeremiah)” (up 1)
Album: The Way It Was (2011, Mercury Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. JESSIE J featuring B.O.B, “Price Tag” (steady, third week)
Album: Who You Are (2011, Lava/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #2

02. THE BAND PERRY, “If I Die Young” (steady, second week)
Album: The Band Perry (2010, Republic Nashville Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. JASON ALDEAN featuring KELLY CLARKSON, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (steady, third week)
Album: My Kinda Party (2010, Broken Bow Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback 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: April 17, 2011

How well did they

“Something” about these bops…

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 seven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of April 17, 2011…

Debuts:
40. OWL CITY, “Alligator Sky”
39. BC JEAN, “I’ll Survive You”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE CARS, “Sad Song” (27-20, seven spots)

10. SARA BAREILLES, “Uncharted” (up 3)
Album: Kaleidoscope Heart (2010, Epic Records)
Peak: #10

09. ADELE, “Rolling In The Deep” (down 3)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

08. COLBIE CAILLAT, “I Do” (up 1)
Album: All Of You (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

07. THE BAND PERRY, “If I Die Young” (steady, second week)
Album: The Band Perry (2010, Republic Nashville Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

06. PARACHUTE, “Something To Believe In (Jeremiah)” (up 2)
Album: The Way It Was (2011, Mercury Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. JESSIE J featuring B.O.B, “Price Tag” (steady, second week)
Album: Who You Are (2011, Lava/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #2

04. PINK, “F**kin’ Perfect” (down 2)
Album: Greatest Hits… So Far!!! (2010, LaFace/Jive Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. ANDY GRAMMER, “Keep Your Head Up” (steady, second week)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #2 for eight weeks

02. JASON ALDEAN featuring KELLY CLARKSON, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (up 2)
Album: My Kinda Party (2010, Broken Bow Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. DURAN DURAN, “All You Need Is Now” (steady, second week)
Album: All You Need Is Now (2010, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two 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

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: June 12, 2011

Songs I was "Loving" from five years ago.

Songs I was “Loving” from five years ago.

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 June 12, 2011…

Debuts:
39. GAVIN DEGRAW, “Not Over You”
38. REEVE CARNEY featuring BONO & THE EDGE, “Rise Above 1”

Biggest Mover(s):
COLDPLAY, “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” (39-28, eleven spots)

10. TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Story Of Us” (up 5)
Album: Speak Now (2010, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

09. BC JEAN, “I’ll Survive You” (up 4)
Album: I’ll Survive You – Single (2010, J Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. JASON ALDEAN featuring KELLY CLARKSON, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (down 3)
Album: My Kinda Party (2010, Broken Bow Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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

06. MAT KEARNEY, “Hey Mama” (steady, second week)
Album: Young Love (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

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

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

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

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

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

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 29, 2016

Send my song (to your new record book.)

Send my song (to your new archiver.)

DEBUTS
40. A Great Big World – Won’t Stop Running
39. LÉON – Tired Of Talking
38. FRANKIE – New Obsession | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
35. Gwen Stefani – Misery (40)
33. Parachute – Without You (39)
31. Coldplay – Up&Up (37)
20. OneRepublic – Wherever I Go (27) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Zayn – Pillowtalk (07) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
09. DNCE – Toothbrush (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Daya – Sit Still, Look Pretty (10) | PEAK: #08
07. BANNERS – Start A Riot (08) | PEAK: #07
06. The Strumbellas – Spirits (02) | PEAK: #02
05. Fitz & The Tantrums – HandClap (03) | PEAK: #03
04. P!nk – Just Like Fire (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling (06) | PEAK: #03
02. Barns Courtney – Fire (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
01. Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover) (04) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. MUNA – Loudspeaker (1)
2. Cobi – Darker Than Dawn (Don’t You Cry For Me) (2)
3. Brendan James – Bring My Love Home (3)
4. Florida Georgia Line – H.O.L.Y. (6)
5. St. Lucia – Help Me Run Away (5)
6. AudioDamn! – Don’t Call Me When It’s Over (8)
7. Dagny – Backbeat (-)
8. The Wind + The Wave – Grand Canyon (-)
9. Sara Hartman – Satellite (9)
10. X Ambassadors featuring Jamie N Commons – Low Life (10)

In The Mix:
Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend
Garbage – Empty
Greyson Chance – Back On The Wall
Haley Reinhart – Better
Justin Klump – Loved You Good
Max Jury – Beg & Crawl
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dark Necessities
Six60 – Don’t Forget Your Roots
The Avett Brothers – Ain’t No Man
Tom Odell – Magnetised
Tyler Glenn – Trash

Chart Notes:

  • In what may be the least-surprising announcement of the year, for its second time, Adele has one more #1 single to add to her files on my personal chart. Leaping from #4 to #1, “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” is the third consecutive #1 off her 25 album, which matches the same number of chart-toppers she had from 21. No artist or band has done that before in the time I’ve been compiling my survey. Also, “Send” represents her seventh #1 overall, which ties her with Coldplay for a heated battle in the category of Most #1 Songs. (The band is currently climbing with “Up&Up”.) What else can I say? She is still the queen.
  • This week’s Highest Debut belongs to FRANKIE, who comes in at #38 with “New Obsession”. It’s featured on an EP titled Dreamstate. Only three chart hits with “obsession” in their titles have gone top 40 on CHR radio since that listing began in 1973, and should this title make it four, it’ll be the first since another Frankie — Frankie J, that is. The Mexican singer had his biggest hit with “Obsession (No Es Amor)”, which went to #3 in the spring of 2005. (Mariah Carey did hit #8 with her “Obsessed” in 2009, but with its use as a verb rather than a noun, I’ve counted it separately.)
  • Swedish singer LÉON makes her chart debut this week at #39. She may be “Tired Of Talking”, but I think she knows that a lot of people aren’t “tired” of hearing her music. In fact, more of them will be exposed to it when her first radio single goes for Hot AC adds in two weeks. You can find “Tired” on her Treasure EP, which has done big streaming numbers.
  • Lastly, at #40, is the duo A Great Big World and “Won’t Stop Running”. It follows “Oasis”, which went to #3 earlier this year. This is the first “running” title to sprint onto the survey in three years. Do you remember “We Come Running” by the band Youngblood Hawke? The top ten Alternative hit peaked at #34 on my chart in early 2013.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 10, 2011

The "Price" is right.

The “Price” is right.

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 April 10, 2011…

Debuts:
40. THREE DAYS GRACE, “Lost In You”
39. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Arms”
38. SELENA GOMEZ & THE SCENE, “Who Says”

Biggest Mover(s):
HANSON, “Give A Little” (34-29)
THE CARS, “Sad Song” (32-27)
FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “MoneyGrabber” (22-17, five spots)

10. AVRIL LAVIGNE, “What The Hell” (down 3)
Album: Goodbye Lullaby (2011, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

09. COLBIE CAILLAT, “I Do” (up 1)
Album: All Of You (2011, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

08. PARACHUTE, “Something To Believe In (Jeremiah)” (up 1)
Album: The Way It Was (2011, Mercury Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. THE BAND PERRY, “If I Die Young” (up 1)
Album: The Band Perry (2010, Republic Nashville Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

06. ADELE, “Rolling In The Deep” (down 1)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

05. JESSIE J featuring B.O.B, “Price Tag” (up 1)
Album: Who You Are (2011, Lava/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #2

04. JASON ALDEAN featuring KELLY CLARKSON, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (steady, fourth week)
Album: My Kinda Party (2010, Broken Bow Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. ANDY GRAMMER, “Keep Your Head Up” (down 1)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #2 for eight weeks

02. PINK, “F**kin’ Perfect” (down 1)
Album: Greatest Hits… So Far!!! (2010, LaFace/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. DURAN DURAN, “All You Need Is Now” (up 2)
Album: All You Need Is Now (2010, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two 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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