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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 29, 2021

Ed plus Sheeran equals a hit.

This week’s New Music Friday schedule equates to lots of future hits, including new albums from Ed Sheeran, Megan Thee Stallion and The War On Drugs, as well as new singles from Joel Corry, Kylie Minogue and Meduza. Thee hottest tunes of the week sound like this:

Notable albums out this week: A$AP Rocky‘s LIVE.LOVE.A$AP (10th Anniversary) (Stream), Bad Wolves‘s Dear Monsters (Stream), CHVRCHES‘s Screen Violence: Director’s Cut (Stream), Dami Im‘s My Reality (Stream), Ed Sheeran‘s = (Stream), Elvie Shane‘s Backslider (Stream), IDK‘s USEE4YOURSELF (Deluxe) (Stream), Jerry Cantrell‘s Brighten (Stream), Mastodon‘s Hushed And Grim (Stream), Maya Jane Coles‘s Night Creature (Stream), Megan Thee Stallion‘s Something For Thee Hotties: From Thee Archives (Stream), Meghan Trainor‘s A Very Trainor Christmas (Deluxe) (Stream), Nat “King” Cole‘s A Sentimental Christmas With Nat King Cole And Friends: Cole Classics Reimagined (Stream), Nicki Nicole‘s Parte De Mí (Stream), Of Monsters And Men‘s My Head Is An Animal (10th Anniversary) (Stream), Pentatonix‘s Evergreen (Stream), R.E.M.‘s New Adventures In Hi-Fi (25th Anniversary) (Stream), Spice Girls‘s Spice (25th Anniversary) (Stream), The War On Drugs‘s I Don’t Live Here Anymore (Stream), Tom Gregory‘s Things I Can’t Say Out Loud (Stream), Tori Amos‘s Ocean To Ocean (Stream), The Harder They Fall (Soundtrack) (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Alina Baraz‘s Moongate (Stream), Big Sean & Hit-Boy‘s What You Expect (Stream), Christian Leave‘s Days Like Lost Dogs (Stream), Kevin Garrett‘s Keep Sleeping (Stream), Maude Latour‘s Strangers Forever (Stream), Morgan Evans‘s The Country And The Coast (Side A) (Stream), Orson Wilds‘s What Is It That You Won’t Let Go? (Stream), Reiley‘s BRB, Having An Identity Crisis (Stream), Royston Langdon‘s Chains (Stream), Scorey‘s Catch Me If You Can (Stream), Shy Carter‘s The Rest Of Us (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“6 Months”, BJ The Chicago Kid (Stream)
“After You”, Gryffin & Jason Ross featuring Calle Lehmann (Stream)
“Again & Again”, Fly By Midnight featuring Elliana (Stream)
“All Mine”, Ayokay (Stream)
“All Mine”, Niko Rubio (Stream)
“All You Need Is Love”, Katy Perry (Stream)
“ALYGATYR”, Kasabian (Stream)
“Amor Fati”, Mike Posner (Stream)
“And It Sounds Like (Ice Cream)”, Forrest Nolan (Stream)
“Are You Lonely?”, Welshly Arms (Stream)
“B4 (Remix)”, Kidd Kenn & Saucy Santana (Stream)
“Beautiful Life”, Cobra Starship (Stream)
“Beautiful Nightmare”, Robert Grace (Stream)
“Becoming”, Volbeat (Stream)
“Best Of Me”, Alicia Keys (Stream)
“Bloodline”, Sam Tompkins (Stream)
“Bodybag”, Peter Fenn & Ethan Tasch (Stream)
“Born With A Broken Heart”, Babygirl (Stream)
“Caddy”, SSGKobe (Stream)
“Calling Card”, Ella Jane (Stream)
“Cemetery Dreams”, Daine (Stream)
“Chameleon”, Matisyahu featuring Salt Cathedral (Stream)
“Charmander”, Aminé (Stream)
“Doesn’t Matter”, BENEE (Stream)
“Don’t Make Sense”, Caspr (Stream)
“Don’t Say You Love Me (Acoustic)”, JC Stewart (Stream)
“Doomsday”, Lizzy McAlpine (Stream)
“Drop Dead”, Grandson, Kesha & Travis Barker (Stream)
“Duck Duck Goose”, Joyner Lucas (Stream)
“Dying To Believe”, Papa Roach (Stream)
“End Of A Dark Age”, Amy Allen (Stream)
“Enemy”, Imagine Dragons x JID (Stream)
“Fairytale Of New York”, Vance Joy (Stream)
“Family”, David Guetta featuring Bebe Rexha, Ty Dolla $ign & A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (Stream)
“Get Back”, Mario featuring Chris Brown (Stream)
“God Sent Me As Karma”, Emlyn (Stream)
“Green Juice”, A$AP Ferg featuring Pharrell Williams (Stream)
“Heading West”, Neil Young & Crazy Horse (Stream)
“Heyday”, Ronan Keating (Stream)
“How Do You Love”, Cheat Codes featuring Lee Brice & Lindsay Ell (Stream)
“Hyperlandia”, Deadmau5 featuring Foster The People (Stream)
“I Don’t Really Care”, French Montana (Stream)
“I Will Wait”, Prentiss (Stream)
“I Wish”, Joel Corry featuring Mabel (Stream)
“I Won’t Complain”, 44Phantom featuring Tom The Mail Man (Stream)
“Ice Baby”, Flo Milli (Stream)
“I’m Hot”, BRS Kash featuring Chi Chi & Nick Papz (Stream)
“Killer Queen”, Mad Tsai (Stream)
“Kiss Of Life”, Kylie Minogue & Jessie Ware (Stream)
“Last Train Home (Alternate/Ballad)”, John Mayer (Stream)
“Liberated”, Britton (Stream)
“Life”, Mother Mother (Stream)
“Light Year”, Crooked Colours featuring Masked Wolf & Jasiah (Stream)
“Lipstick”, Kungs (Stream)
“Look What You’ve Done”, Emeli Sandé (Stream)
“Lose My Number”, Nightly (Stream)
“Madonna”, Snail Mail (Stream)
“Mess U Made”, MICHELLE (Stream)
“Money On My Mind”, HVME (Stream)
“More (Acoustic)”, Sam Ryder (Stream)
“Myyyy Medssss”, LŪN (Stream)
“Next Year”, Macklemore featuring Windser (Stream)
“No More Virgos”, CMAT (Stream)
“Oh Na Na”, Myke Towers, Camila Cabello & Tainy (Stream)
“One Last Song About Christmas”, The Goo Goo Dolls (Stream)
“Oxygen”, Beach Bunny (Stream)
“Paranoia”, HAVEN (Stream)
“Peace”, SAINT PHNX (Stream)
“Pedi”, Baby Tate (Stream)
“Pictures”, Chaz Cardigan (Stream)
“Puppet”, Faouzia (Stream)
“Rescue Me”, Alesso & Danna Paola (Stream)
“Rise Up”, Walk The Moon (Stream)
“Rising Seas”, Midnight Oil (Stream)
“Shameless”, Sandro Cavazza (Stream)
“She Knows It”, Maggie Lindemann (Stream)
“Sign Language”, YG (Stream)
“Signals”, Regard & Kwabs (Stream)
“Skelly”, Lil Gnar (Stream)
“Snot”, Carlie Hanson featuring Deb Never (Stream)
“Sober/Hungover”, Sueco featuring Arizona Zervas (Stream)
“Song From Hell”, Peach Tree Rascals (Stream)
“South Dakota”, JORDY (Stream)
“Stalker”, ElyOtto (Stream)
“Started This”, BBY Kodie (Stream)
“Stay The Hell”, Tayler Buono (Stream)
“Stoked”, Weston Estate (Stream)
“Swear On Love”, Petey Martin & Haywood (Stream)
“Sweet And Sour”, Amelia Moore (Stream)
“Taken For Granted”, J.I. The Prince Of N.Y. (Stream)
“Tarantula” and “Wings Of A Butterfly”, Azealia Banks (Stream)
“Teenage Dream”, VÉRITÉ (Stream)
“Telepath”, Conan Gray (Stream)
“Television/So Far So Good”, Fran Vasilić (Stream)
“Tell It To My Heart”, Meduza x Hozier (Stream)
“The Hardest Cut”, Spoon (Stream)
“The Holiday”, Bryce Vine (Stream)
“The Night You Left”, Ashley Kutcher (Stream)
“Those Eyes”, ARTY featuring Griff Clawson (Stream)
“Trust Nobody”, Ama Lou (Stream)
“Try”, FRENSHIP x Lauren Sanderson (Stream)
“Unstoppable”, James Blunt (Stream)
“Used 2”, Reyanna Maria (Stream)
“West”, Warren Hue (Stream)
“You’re Just Drunk”, Johnny Orlando (Stream)

Next week, the latest albums from ABBADiana Ross and James Arthur 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!

(PGTC supports the fight against racial inequality in our country: please use this resources website and help where you can.)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of February 12, 2021

We’re good with a reissue.

Do your Valentine’s Day plans call for some music? New Music Friday is here and love is in the air with notable albums from Florida Georgia Line, Robin Thicke and The Pretty Reckless and singles from Greta Van Fleet, P!nk and Taylor Swift. Let’s get into some romance and records:

Notable albums out this week: Dua Lipa‘s Future Nostalgia: The Moonlight Edition (iTunes), Florida Georgia Line‘s Life Rolls On (iTunes), MOD SUN‘s Internet Killed The Rockstar (iTunes), Pale Waves‘s Who Am I? (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s The Lucky Ones (iTunes), Robin Thicke‘s On Earth, And In Heaven (iTunes), The Pretty Reckless‘s Death By Rock And Roll (iTunes), Judas And The Black Messiah: Inspired (iTunes), Music (Soundtrack) (iTunes), To All The Boys: Always And Forever (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Arlissa‘s The Lovers (iTunes), Christian Leave‘s Heavy Hitting Hurts My Head (iTunes), JPEGMAFIA‘s EP2! (iTunes), Rita Ora & Imanbek‘s Bang (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“Beautiful Desperation”, Goldpark (iTunes)
“Black Magic”, Kelly Rowland (iTunes)
“Breakable (Reimagined)”, Finmar (iTunes)
“Buss It”, Erica Banks featuring Travis Scott (iTunes)
“Calling My Phone”, Lil Tjay featuring 6LACK (iTunes)
“Can’t Help Falling In Love”, ICE NINE KILLS (iTunes)
“Carried Away”, Surf Mesa & Madison Beer (iTunes)
“Chasing After You”, Ryan Hurd featuring Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Cover Me In Sunshine”, P!nk featuring Willow Sage Hart (iTunes)
“Cry”, Jon Batiste (iTunes)
“Dear August”, PJ Harding & Noah Cyrus (iTunes)
“Echoing”, Kings Of Leon (iTunes)
“Enough”, Lil Mosey (iTunes)
“Feeling So Down”, Flora Cash (iTunes)
“Friday (Remix)”, Rebecca Black featuring 3OH!3, Big Freedia & Dorian Electra (iTunes)
“Future Kids”, Sara Kays (iTunes)
“Go Wrong”, Hauskey (iTunes)
“Gucci Sweater”, Dylan Fraser (iTunes)
“Halcyon”, BLÜ EYES (iTunes)
“Hate”, Plush (iTunes)
“Head Up High (Acoustic)”, Fitz (iTunes)
“Heat Above”, Greta Van Fleet (iTunes)
“Heaven”, Pink Sweat$ (iTunes)
“Hercules”, Livingston (iTunes)
“Hey Lou”, Liz Phair (iTunes)
“Hold Together”, Daniel Saint Black (iTunes)
“Hold You ‘Til We’re Old”, Jamie Miller (iTunes)
“I Hate You For This”, Munn (iTunes)
“I Hate Your Room”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“I Want Love”, Gryffin & Two Feet (iTunes)
“I Wish”, Luh Kel (iTunes)
“I Would For You”, Lauren Duski (iTunes)
“IRL”, Stephanie Poetri (iTunes)
“It’s Still Cool If You Don’t”, Briston Maroney (iTunes)
“Johnny & June”, Zachary Knowles (iTunes)
“Leave Some Day”, Kevo Muney featuring Lil Durk (iTunes)
“Left Right”, Hannah Dasher (iTunes)
“Lie Lie Lie (R3HAB Remix)”, Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Like 1999”, Valley (iTunes)
“Loneliness”, Birdy (iTunes)
“Losing Blood”, Weathers (iTunes)
“Love Me Now”, Valentina Cy (iTunes)
“Love Story (2021)”, Taylor Swift (iTunes)
“Miles”, Tiera featuring Breland (iTunes)
“Missing Out”, Syd (iTunes)
“My Head & My Heart (Acoustic)”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“My Wife & 2 Dogs”, Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“Off Road”, Brad Paisley (iTunes)
“OOZ”, Peach Tree Rascals (iTunes)
“Paradise”, Jacob Banks (iTunes)
“Relapse.”, Gallant (iTunes)
“Rolls Royce Umbrella”, Clever featuring Chris Brown (iTunes)
“Roses”, Mae Estes (iTunes)
“Roses R Red”, Cray (iTunes)
“Runaway”, Tayo Sound (iTunes)
“Sagittarius Superstar”, Coin featuring Faye Webster (iTunes)
“Selfish”, Jack Gray (iTunes)
“Skip.That.Party”, X Ambassadors featuring Jensen McRae (iTunes)
“Someone Else”, Bishop Briggs featuring Jacob Banks (iTunes)
“Sorry”, Matt Haughey (iTunes)
“STFU (I Got U)”, Alaina Castillo (iTunes)
“Stop!”, UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Too Many Feelings”, Ruel (iTunes)
“Took One Look At Her Momma”, Restless Road (iTunes)
“Upside Down”, Nothing, Nowhere. (iTunes)
“Was It Just Me”, Douwe Bob (iTunes)
“We Wouldn’t Be Us”, Alexandra Kay (iTunes)
“Wear Me Out”, J. Scott (iTunes)
“You’re To Blame”, Mammoth WVH (iTunes)
“You’re Too Close”, Francis Karel (iTunes)

Next week, new albums by Nothing, Nowhere. and The Hold Steady 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!

(PGTC supports the fight against racial inequality in our country: please use this resources website and help where you can.)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of November 13, 2020

All powered up for this week.

You’ve got the power to check out this week’s batch of New Music Friday releases, including huge albums from 2 Chainz, AC/DC and Chris Stapleton, as well as fresh singles from Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Tones And I. It’s a hit holiday and we’re here to celebrate:

Notable albums out this week: 2 Chainz‘s So Help Me God! (iTunes), AC/DC‘s Power Up (iTunes), BENEE‘s Hey U X (iTunes), Blac Youngsta‘s F*ck Everybody 3 (iTunes), Chris Stapleton‘s Starting Over (iTunes), DaniLeigh‘s Movie (iTunes), Duncan Laurence‘s Small Town Boy (iTunes), Gerry Cinnamon‘s The Bonny (Reissue) (iTunes), John K‘s Love + Everything Else (iTunes), Kodak Black‘s Bill Israel (iTunes), Lime Cordiale‘s 14 Steps To A Better You (Relapse) (iTunes), Marc Scibilia‘s Seed Of Joy (iTunes), McFly‘s Young Dumb Thrills (iTunes), Nav‘s Emergency Tsunami (Bonus) (iTunes), Paloma Faith‘s Infinite Things (iTunes), Paris Jackson‘s Wilted (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s We Need A Little Christmas (iTunes), Salaam Remi‘s Black On Purpose (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Ben Rector‘s A Ben Rector Christmas (iTunes), Emily Weisband‘s Not Afraid To Say Goodbye (iTunes), Gavin Haley‘s Unfolding (iTunes), Gracey‘s The Art Of Closure (iTunes), Katya‘s Vampire Fitness (iTunes), Lauren Aquilina‘s Ghost World (iTunes), Masego‘s Studying Abroad (iTunes), Sam DeRosa‘s The Medicine (iTunes), Sandro Cavazza‘s Weird & Talkative (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“A Little Bit Yours (Dave Audé Remix)”, JP Saxe (iTunes)
“All I Want For Christmas Is You”, Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
“August Is A Fever”, Ella Jane (iTunes)
“Back Then”, Quinn Lewis (iTunes)
“Be Somebody”, Dillon Francis featuring Evie Irie (iTunes)
“Better Together (Acoustic)”, Matt Simons (iTunes)
“Blink-182 + U”, Cali Rodi (iTunes)
“Blue Shell”, Al Calderon (iTunes)
“Blueberry Eyes (Steve Aoki Remix)”, MAX featuring SUGA (of BTS) (iTunes)
“Bridged By A Lightwave”, Deadmau5 featuring Kiesza (iTunes)
“Broke”, Ryan Mack (iTunes)
“Calling”, Verzache (iTunes)
“Can’t Feel A Thing”, Justice Carradine (iTunes)
“Casualty”, Julia Brennan (iTunes)
“Dance With My Demons”, Blame My Youth (iTunes)
“F2020 (Remix)”, Avenue Beat featuring Jessie Reyez (iTunes)
“Fade”, George Maple (iTunes)
“Fade Away”, SIX60 (iTunes)
“Fall Back”, Maths Time Joy featuring Matt Woods (iTunes)
“Feel Good”, Command Sisters (iTunes)
“Feel The Thunder”, Haim (iTunes)
“Feeling Dynamite”, Joe Stone & Ally Brooke (iTunes)
“Fixerupper”, Tayla Parx (iTunes)
“Fly Away”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“Fools (Can’t Help Falling In Love)”, Foster featuring Sody (iTunes)
“Forever”, End Of The World featuring NIKI (iTunes)
“Get Me So High”, Eves Karydas (iTunes)
“Girl On TV”, Chloe Moriondo (iTunes)
“Happy”, Young Rising Sons (iTunes)
“He Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout It”, Jam & Lewis featuring Babyface (iTunes)
“Heartbeat”, Ziggy Alberts (iTunes)
“Hold In, Hold On”, Kid Bloom (iTunes)
“Hold On”, Douwe Bob (iTunes)
“Hold My Heart”, Steps (iTunes)
“Holiday”, Lil Nas X (iTunes)
“Home Sweet Home”, Sam Feldt featuring ALMA & Digital Farm Animals (iTunes)
“Hoodies”, JayXander (iTunes)
“How Could This Be Christmas?” and “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”, Mandy Moore (iTunes)
“Huck It”, The Offspring (iTunes)
“I Left A Party For You”, Pilar Victoria (iTunes)
“Impulsive”, Jared Gelman (iTunes)
“In My Car”, Jimi Somewhere (iTunes)
“It’s Christmas Time”, Matoma & Michael Bolton (iTunes)
“Jumpin Out The Face”, Lil Mosey (iTunes)
“Let Me Feel Low”, Cavetown featuring Miloe (iTunes)
“Lonely”, Confetti (iTunes)
“Lonely Machines”, 3OH!3 featuring 100gecs (iTunes)
“Lonely Too Long”, Mullally (iTunes)
“Lost”, The Hunna featuring OMB Peezy (iTunes)
“Love Is A Compass”, Griff (iTunes)
“Lovefool”, Twocolors featuring Pia Mia (iTunes)
“My Guitar”, New Rules (iTunes)
“No 1 Like U”, We The Kings (iTunes)
“No Save Point”, Run The Jewels (iTunes)
“Nothing Left”, POORSTACY & Travis Barker (iTunes)
“OHFR?”, Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“One More Dance”, R3HAB & Alida (iTunes)
“Out Da Oven”, StaySolidRocky (iTunes)
“Problems”, Anne-Marie (iTunes)
“Redneck Girl”, Tim McGraw featuring Midland (iTunes)
“Resilient (Tiësto Remix)”, Katy Perry featuring Aitana (iTunes)
“Rock ‘N’ Roll”, Alice Cooper (iTunes)
“Roller Coaster”, Omi (iTunes)
“Seasonal Depression”, Mary Lambert (iTunes)
“Shady”, Alfie Templeman (iTunes)
“She (Stripped)”, Winona Oak (iTunes)
“Single AF”, Fousheé (iTunes)
“Sleepwalking”, Mokita featuring Mike Kinsella (iTunes)
“Sober”, Bri Steves (iTunes)
“Starry Eyed”, Liza Owen (iTunes)
“Stop Crying Your Heart Out”, BBC Radio 2’s Allstars (iTunes)
“Suzanne”, Passenger (iTunes)
“The One”, Rea Garvey x VIZE (iTunes)
“The Reason”, Hariz (iTunes)
“The Show”, Qveen Herby (iTunes)
“Therefore I Am”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)
“This Is My Time”, Gary Barlow (iTunes)
“Through The Phone”, Wild Youth (iTunes)
“‘Til I Found You”, Jeremy Loops (iTunes)
“Times Like This”, Diane Warren featuring Darius Rucker (iTunes)
“Train Wreck (Acoustic)”, James Arthur (iTunes)
“Trust Issues”, Liv Dawson (iTunes)
“Uh-Oh”, Cyn (iTunes)
“Under The Moon”, Foster The People (iTunes)
“Under The Sun (Acoustic)”, Rhys Lewis (iTunes)
“Wait For Me”, Conor Matthews (iTunes)
“We Did It!!!”, Grandson (iTunes)
“What’s Your Country Song”, Thomas Rhett (iTunes)
“When The Hospital Was My Home”, Powfu featuring Rxseboy (iTunes)
“Who You Are”, Loote (iTunes)
“Wonder”, Spencer Sutherland (iTunes)
“Yesterday”, Loyle Carner (iTunes)

Next week, the current albums from Josh Groban, Koe Wetzel and Megan Thee Stallion 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of June 26, 2020

How you likin’ those new releases?

Buckle up, kids: this week’s release schedule is looking black, pink and pretty every other color that exists. You can now hear albums and EPs from 6LACK, G-Eazy, HAIM, Jessie Ware, Lauv and others, as well as singles from Becky Hill, BLACKPINK, Kenzie, Melanie Martinez and Usher (with many more big names below.) Like that overview? Let’s get streaming:

Notable albums out this week: Bankrol Hayden‘s Pain Is Temporary (iTunes), Buju Banton‘s Upside Down 2020 (iTunes), CeeLo Green‘s Is Thomas Callaway (iTunes), G-Eazy‘s Everything’s Strange Here (iTunes), Grey Daze‘s Amends (iTunes), HAIM‘s Women In Music Pt. III (iTunes), IDK‘s IDK & Friends 2 (Basketball County: In The Water) (iTunes), James Blunt‘s Once Upon A Mind (Time Suspended Edition) (iTunes), Jessie Ware‘s What’s Your Pleasure? (iTunes), Louis The Child‘s Here For Now (iTunes), Ray LaMontagne‘s Monovision (iTunes), Tenille Townes‘s The Lemonade Stand (iTunes), The Head And The Heart‘s Living Mirage: The Complete Recordings (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: 6LACK‘s 6PC Hot (iTunes), Corey Harper‘s Overcast (iTunes), Forest Blakk‘s Sideways (iTunes), Georgia Ku‘s Real (iTunes), Jujubee‘s Good Juju, Vol. 1 (iTunes), Lauv‘s Without You (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s At Home (iTunes), Remi Wolf‘s I’m Allergic To Dogs! (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“Actress”, Chrissy Metz (iTunes)
“Adrenaline”, UNSECRET featuring Sam Tinnesz & Tedashii (iTunes)
“And It Breaks My Heart”, LÉON (iTunes)
“Angels & Demons (Acoustic)”, Jxdn (iTunes)
“Back At It”, Lil Mosey featuring Lil Baby (iTunes)
“Be Happy”, Dixie D’Amelio (iTunes)
“Better By Myself”, JORDY (iTunes)
“Boys Don’t Cry”, Dan Owen (iTunes)
“Breathe & Release”, Riley Pearce (iTunes)
“Can’t Sleep”, Big Boi & Sleepy Brown (iTunes)
“Chicken Tenders”, Dominic Fike (iTunes)
“Cold Feet”, Tayo Sound (iTunes)
“Crazier Things”, Chelsea Cutler & Noah Kahan (iTunes)
“Criminal Love”, Eli Gosling (iTunes)
“Curse”, Emily Burns (iTunes)
“Deer”, Peach Tree Rascals (iTunes)
“Describe It”, Stefan Benz (iTunes)
“Discounts”, cupcakKe (iTunes)
“Don’t Let It Wait”, Josh Pyke (iTunes)
“Don’t You Worry”, Oh Wonder (iTunes)
“Drunk”, Conor Matthews (iTunes)
“Drunk On Emotions”, Clara Mae (iTunes)
“Electric”, Daniel Saint Black (iTunes)
“Exhale”, Kenzie featuring Sia (iTunes)
“Feels Like Love”, Noah Schnacky (iTunes)
“Fire Drill”, Melanie Martinez (iTunes)
“Friends (TELYKast Remix)”, Mishaal featuring Powfu (iTunes)
“Focus (Acoustic)”, Evan Giia (iTunes)
“Giants”, Dermot Kennedy (iTunes)
“Girlfriend”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“Girls In The Hood”, Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“Good Times Hard Times”, Ray Dalton (iTunes)
“Gravity”, Malte Ebert (iTunes)
“Greed”, Tash Sultana (iTunes)
“Handsomer”, Molly Moore & Maty Noyes (iTunes)
“Heaven”, Cheat Codes (iTunes)
“Heaven On My Mind”, Becky Hill & Sigala (iTunes)
“Hella F*ckin’ Trauma”, Juicy J (iTunes)
“Hey Stupid, I Love You”, JP Saxe (iTunes)
“How You Like That”, BLACKPINK (iTunes)
“I Can’t Breathe”, Jerome Farah (iTunes)
“I Cry”, Usher (iTunes)
“I Don’t Want Your Money (Acoustic)”, Mae Muller (iTunes)
“I Drive Me Mad (Mike Shinoda Remix)”, Renforshort (iTunes)
“I Got 3”, Jack Gray (iTunes)
“I Miss You, I’m Sorry”, Kita Alexander (iTunes)
“I’m Doing Fine”, Mike Waters (iTunes)
“Identity”, Grandson (iTunes)
“IDK You Yet (Live/Piano)”, Alexander 23 (iTunes)
“Just A Man”, The Goo Goo Dolls (iTunes)
“Kisses For Breakfast”, Kiara Nelson (iTunes)
“Lil Scammer That Could”, Guapdad 4000 featuring Denzel Curry (iTunes)
“Love Songs”, Sarah Barrios (iTunes)
“Loving Nobody”, Galxara (iTunes)
“Mad At Disney”, Salem Ilese (iTunes)
“March March”, The Chicks (f/k/a Dixie Chicks) (iTunes)
“Manta Rays”, Chloe Moriondo (iTunes)
“My Religion Is You”, The Flaming Lips (iTunes)
“My Way”, Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“Naked”, Jonas Blue & MAX (iTunes)
“Naked”, Lilly Ahlberg (iTunes)
“Needed Somebody”, Willie Shaw (iTunes)
“Neither Here Nor There”, Tobi Lou (iTunes)
“Never Want To Be In Love”, Savannah Conley (iTunes)
“No More”, CARYS (iTunes)
“Nothing But You”, Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“Oh What A Feeling”, Walk Off The Earth (iTunes)
“Ordinary People”, Blake Rose (iTunes)
“Overkill”, Holly Humberstone (iTunes)
“Parasite Eve”, Bring Me The Horizon (iTunes)
“Part Of Me”, Caro (iTunes)
“Past Life”, Trevor Daniel & Selena Gomez (iTunes)
“Play Dead”, Wolf (iTunes)
“Rainbow”, Run The World (iTunes)
“Real Love Song”, Nothing But Thieves (iTunes)
“Reds Turn Blue”, David Cook (iTunes)
“Rounds”, Calboy featuring Fivio Foreign (iTunes)
“Rulers”, Apollo LTD (iTunes)
“Sad Child”, Sandro Cavazza & Brother Leo (iTunes)
“Save Me (Reimagined)”, Skillet (iTunes)
“Second Time Around”, Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“Silver Linings”, The Bitch Bible featuring Grandma Gloria (iTunes)
“Sixteen”, Oscar Welsh (iTunes)
“Slipping Away”, LEISURE (iTunes)
“Somebody (Acoustic)”, Dagny (iTunes)
“Sometimes 2020”, Alphabeat (iTunes)
“Sometimes Things Just Fall Apart”, Rence (iTunes)
“Standing With You”, Guy Sebastian (iTunes)
“Stealing All My Friends”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“Stick That In Your Country Song”, Eric Church (iTunes)
“Stone Cold”, NAWAS (iTunes)
“Switches”, Washington (iTunes)
“Symphony”, Sheppard (iTunes)
“System”, Curtis Waters (iTunes)
“The Worst”, Benny Mayne (iTunes)
“This Time Lucky”, Jamie Scott (iTunes)
“This Year’s Summer”, Violet Days (iTunes)
“Together In This”, Natasha Bedingfield (iTunes)
“Too Close”, JP Cooper (iTunes)
“Too Close To Fire”, Skrizzly Adams (iTunes)
“Trust Nobody”, DJ Snake (iTunes)
“Underwater”, Hartley (iTunes)
“Version Of Me”, Delilah Montagu (iTunes)
“Wah Wah Wah”, Love For Hire featuring Everlyte (iTunes)
“Want U Back”, Joan (iTunes)
“What Do I Know”, Robert Counts (iTunes)
“Whats Poppin (Remix)”, Jack Harlow featuring DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne (iTunes)
“When I’m All Alone”, Phangs (iTunes)
“When You’re Around”, Jutes (iTunes)
“Who Am I”, NEEDTOBREATHE (iTunes)
“Wild World”, Marc Scibilia (iTunes)
“Wish I Knew”, Tuka (iTunes)
“Wolves”, MISSIO (iTunes)
“Wonderful”, Burna Boy (iTunes)
“Worst Of You”, NEFFEX (iTunes)
“Wrong”, Ryan Riback featuring Olivia Noelle (iTunes)
“Y’allsome”, Pryor & Lee (iTunes)
“Yes, I Will Wait”, Victor Crone (iTunes)

Next week, new singles from Amy Allen, LANY and New Rules 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 26, 2018

“Someone” has a new release…

Tricks and treats and plenty of ear candy is on the schedule this week, as we enter the last Friday before Halloween. Who’s going to spook the top spot? These are the notable digital and physical releases hitting the market today:

LUKAS GRAHAM – 3 (The Purple Album) (iTunes)
Best known for the international smash “7 Years”, which topped the Hot AC and Top 40 radio charts here in the U.S., the Danish band is back with their newest album. It features the radio single “Love Someone”, which is currently climbing through top 20 at the former format and impacting at the latter this coming Tuesday.

THE STRUTS Young & Dangerous (iTunes)
Featuring the Alternative radio hit “Body Talks”, which sits just below the top ten at the format, these rockers are turning up the volume on the chart with their new set. It should easily surpass the peak of their last album, which barely cracked the top 100.

TORY LANEZ Love Me Now? (iTunes)
With “Talk To Me”, a collaboration with Rich The Kid, now in the top ten at Urban radio, Canadian performer Lanez will likely have a good opening week for his second album of 2018. Will it continue his top five streak on the Billboard 200?

Notable albums out this week: Andrea Bocelli‘s (iTunes), Boy George & Culture Club‘s Life (iTunes), Causes‘s Wake Me Up So I Can Dream (iTunes), Chris Tomlin‘s Holy Roar (iTunes), Dillon Carmichael‘s Hell On An Angel (iTunes), Eagle-Eye Cherry‘s Streets Of You (iTunes), Francesca Battistelli‘s Own It (iTunes), Gavin James‘s Only Ticket Home (iTunes), Joji‘s Ballads 1 (iTunes), Monsta X‘s Take.1 Are You There? (iTunes), Robyn‘s Honey (iTunes), Tom Odell‘s Jubilee Road (iTunes), Zayde Wølf‘s Modern Alchemy (Deluxe) (iTunes)

Notable holiday albums out this week: Brett Eldredge‘s Glow (Deluxe) (iTunes), Gwen Stefani‘s You Make It Feel Like Christmas (Deluxe) (iTunes), Jessie J‘s This Christmas Day (iTunes), Jessie James Decker‘s On This Holiday (iTunes), John Legend‘s A Legendary Christmas (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s Christmas Is Here! (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Bronze Radio Return‘s Check One (iTunes), FERGUS‘s Purple Road (iTunes), Kimbra‘s Songs From Primal Heart: Reimagined (iTunes), Louis The Child‘s Kids At Play (iTunes), RAY BLK‘s Empress (iTunes), Royal Wood‘s Love Will Linger (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1%” and “L*** Is A Bad Word”, Kiiara (iTunes)
“A Million Dollars A Day” and “I Count On Me”, Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“A Million Dreams”, P!nk (iTunes)
“Armor”, Sara Bareilles (iTunes)
“Arms Around You”, XXXTentacion x Lil Pump featuring Maluma & Swae Lee (iTunes)
“Bamboo”, Far East Movement featuring Jason Zhang & Kina Grannis (iTunes)
“Below The Ceiling”, nicopop. featuring Tyler Mann (iTunes)
“Checklist” and “Slow Down”, Normani x Calvin Harris (iTunes)
“Close To Me”, Ellie Goulding x Diplo featuring Swae Lee (iTunes)
“Cool With It (Acoustic)”, Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“Come Again”, Swizz Beatz featuring Giggs (iTunes)
“Death Of Me”, David Cook (iTunes)
“Don’t Know You”, Justin Caruso featuring Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Dream”, Birthday (iTunes)
“Electricity (Black Madonna Remix)”, Silk City & Dua Lipa (iTunes)
“Empty Space (Digital Farm Animals & Franklin Remix)”, James Arthur (iTunes)
“Expectations”, Lauren Jauregui (iTunes)
“Faded/2AM”, Lila Drew featuring GoldLink (iTunes)
“Freak”, Black Caviar (iTunes)
“Girl”, BRUNS (iTunes)
“Girl Of The Year”, Allie X (iTunes)
“Good And Lasting”, Trent Dabbs (iTunes)
“Goodbyes (Yung Bae Remix)”, The Knocks featuring Method Man (iTunes)
“Got Love”, The Revivalists (iTunes)
“Grapevine”, Tiësto (iTunes)
“Happy Now”, Kygo featuring Sandro Cavazza (iTunes)
“Headlights”, Hellberg & Leona Lewis (iTunes)
“Heaven”, The Shantics (iTunes)
“Human”, Maggie Lindemann (iTunes)
“If I Say”, Mumford & Sons (iTunes)
“In Case I Don’t Feel”, Kevin Garrett (iTunes)
“JT”, Jon Bellion (iTunes)
“Killer Queen”, 5 Seconds Of Summer (iTunes)
“Lady Liberty”, Barbra Streisand (iTunes)
“Lay Your Worry Down”, Milow featuring Matt Simons (iTunes)
“Llegaste Tú”, CNCO & Prince Royce (iTunes)
“Made For Now (Benny Benassi x Canova Remix)”, Janet Jackson featuring Daddy Yankee (iTunes)
“Make Up”, Vice & Jason Derulo featuring Ava Max (iTunes)
“Medicine (Acoustic)”, Robinson (iTunes)
“Money”, Cardi B (iTunes)
“Nervous”, L Devine (iTunes)
“No Drama”, Alex Aiono (iTunes)
“On The Way Up”, Apollo LTD (iTunes)
“One Last Time”, Tyron Hapi & Lucas Marx (iTunes)
“Paris”, Sabrina Carpenter (iTunes)
“Remember”, Gryffin with ZOHARA (iTunes)
“Rhythm In My Blood”, Icona Pop (iTunes)
“Runaway”, Hailey Knox (iTunes)
“Savior”, Elley Duhé (iTunes)
“Siren”, The Chainsmokers & AAZAR (iTunes)
“Song About You (Digital Farm Animals & Franklin Remix)”, Mike Posner (iTunes)
“Survivor”, Daniel Powter & Kelly Yu (iTunes)
“Take Your Love”, Olly Murs (iTunes)
“The Fear”, The Score (iTunes)
“The First Noel”, Tyler Farr (iTunes)
“Up All Night”, R3HAB x MOTi featuring Fiora (iTunes)
“Walk Alone”, Rudimental featuring Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Waste It On Me”, Steve Aoki featuring BTS (iTunes)
“Werewolf”, Quinn XCII featuring Yoshi Flower (iTunes)
“What If This Is All The Love You Ever Get? (Mike Crossley Mix)”, Snow Patrol (iTunes)
“Wildest Dreams”, Marc Scibilia (iTunes)
“You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, Tyler, The Creator (iTunes)

Next week: look out for new albums from Barbra Streisand, the Pistol AnniesTakeoff and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 13, 2018

He’s back in Town.

Coming to a town near you… only the best releases by the artists you know and love. (Just make sure you spend some of your tax refund on music, okay?) Here are the albums and singles you need to check out on digital services and in stores this Friday:

JASON ALDEAN – Rearview Town (iTunes)
Riding high on the Country survey with his smash “You Make It Easy”, Aldean is looking for his fourth consecutive #1 album of the decade. Driven by pure album sales rather than extensive streaming, it could accomplish that goal, though recent chart-topping sets from Cardi B and The Weekend may provide a bit of drama along the way. Stay tuned to see what happens.

BAZZI – Cosmic (iTunes)
Streaming breakout Bazzi has crossed over to the national charts with the hit “Mine”, and his first full-length release features a selection of proven winners, along with some new material to balance it out. Given his presence in the streaming world, expect this set to produce a big album-equivalent total, making a higher debut likely.

Notable albums out this week: Breaking Benjamin‘s Ember (iTunes), Isaac Gracie‘s Isaac Gracie (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s PTX Presents: Top Pop, Vol. I (iTunes), Sofi Tukker‘s Treehouse (iTunes), Tinashe‘s Joyride (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Emma McGrath‘s Silent Minds (iTunes), Ledger’s Ledger (iTunes), The Longshot‘s The Longshot (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2 Souls On Fire” and “Ferrari”, Bebe Rexha featuring Quavo / Rexha (iTunes)
“1942”, G-Eazy, Yo Gotti & YBN Nahmir (iTunes)
“2000 Angels”, Ben Khan (iTunes)
“Always”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Bad”, Christopher (iTunes)
“Barbie Tingz” and “Chun-Li”, Nicki Minaj (iTunes)
“Better Not”, Louis The Child featuring Wafia (iTunes)
“Come Thru”, Phora (iTunes)
“Could You Be Mine?”, Billy Raffoul (iTunes)
“Cry Pretty”, Carrie Underwood (iTunes)
“Drive”, Youngr (iTunes)
“Even If”, Trinidad Cardona (iTunes)
“Every Morning I Feel Like Running Away”, TOMI (iTunes)
“Feel On Me”, Ghosted featuring JHart (iTunes)
“Finest Hour”, Cash Cash featuring Abir (iTunes)
“Get Lost”, Bearson featuring Ashe (iTunes)
“Guatemala”, Swae Lee featuring Slim Jxmmi (iTunes)
“High Five”, Sigrid (iTunes)
“I Said Hi”, Amy Shark (iTunes)
“Leave A Light On (Cheat Codes Remix)”, Tom Walker (iTunes)
“Let Me”, ZAYN (iTunes)
“Life On Earth”, Snow Patrol (iTunes)
“Magic”, Craig David featuring Yxng Bane (iTunes)
“Miracles”, CHVRCHES (iTunes)
“No Good For Me”, NUUXS (iTunes)
“Out Of Order”, Highasakite (iTunes)
“Raye”, John Splithoff (iTunes)
“Rich & Famous”, SJUR & Isac Elliot (iTunes)
“Riding The Wave”, Sheppard (iTunes)
“Sanctify (Remix)”, Years & Years and ALMA (iTunes)
“Sea”, Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“Search”, Noah Carter (iTunes)
“She’s Got Love”, Frills (iTunes)
“Shoot Down The Sun”, Hook N Sling (iTunes)
“Silence”, DREAMS (iTunes)
“Since I Was Broke”, Russ (iTunes)
“Sky Full Of Song”, Florence + The Machine (iTunes)
“Softens”, Wet (iTunes)
“Talia”, King Princess (iTunes)
“Waiting For The Break Of Day”, Sting & Shaggy (iTunes)
“When You’re Wrong”, Twin Shadow (iTunes)
“Wish You Would”, Marian Hill (iTunes)
“Youngblood”, 5 Seconds Of Summer (iTunes)

Next week: look out for new albums from Ashley Monroe, Lord Huron, Sting & Shaggy and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 20, 2017

Horan is scorin’ this week.

Picking apples at the orchard? Carving pumpkins with the kids? Whatever you’re doing this weekend, don’t forget to refresh that playlist of yours with some new tunes! Here are the albums and singles you need to know this Friday:

NIALL HORAN – Flicker (iTunes)
Of course, it’s the One Direction member gone solo leading off this week’s post, now in stores with his debut album. The latest single from it is “Too Much To Ask”, but “This Town” and “Slow Hands” (a #1 single on both the Hot AC and Top 40 lists) can be found on here as well. Will it give him the edge for #1? Will that surprise mixtape dash his hopes of the top spot? Stay tuned.

CHRIS YOUNG – Losing Sleep (iTunes)
The title track from Young’s latest studio album has been struggling up the Country radio survey for several months now, though it’s currently in the top 20 and building. All six of Young’s studio albums thus far, including a Christmas set from last year, made their way into the top ten on the genre-specific albums chart, three hitting the top five on the Billboard 200.

DARIUS RUCKER – When Was The Last Time (iTunes)
Along with Young’s new album, another notable release from the genre this week comes from the Hootie & The Blowfish lead singer, who got his first break at the format in 2008. It features “If I Told You”, which had a slow rise to #1 earlier this year. (The current single off it, “For The First Time”, is below the top 40.)

More albums out this week: Future & Young Thug‘s Super Slimey (iTunes), Jessie Ware‘s Glasshouse (iTunes), Keyshia Cole‘s 11:11 Reset (iTunes), Margo Price‘s All American Made (iTunes), Tyminski‘s Southern Gothic (iTunes), Tegan And Sara Present The Con X: Covers (iTunes)

More holiday albums out this week: 98°‘s Let It Snow (iTunes), Cheap Trick‘s Christmas Christmas (iTunes), Lindsey Stirling‘s Warmer In The Winter (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s A Pentatonix Christmas Deluxe (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: Bryce Fox‘s Heaven On Hold (iTunes), Lewis Capaldi‘s Bloom (iTunesMiC LOWRY‘s Mood (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“Anywhere”, Rita Ora (iTunes)
“Badi Boum”, Felix Snow featuring Tsunami (iTunes)
“Bedroom Floor”, Liam Payne (iTunes)
“Before Anyone Knew Our Name”, Stereophonics (iTunes)
“Blackout”, Erin McCarley featuring Bodytalkr (iTunes)
“Bloodstone”, Guy Sebastian (iTunes)
“bright pink tims”, blackbear featuring Cam’ron (iTunes)
“Buttons”, Sara Hartman (iTunes)
“Candy Paint”, Post Malone (iTunes)
“Caving”, Justin Caruso featuring James Droll (iTunes)
“Christmas Eve” and “Meaning Of Life”, Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
“Collide”, Rachel Platten (iTunes)
“Confidence” and “Only 4 Me”, Chris Brown (iTunes)
“Darts In The Dark”, MAGIC! (iTunes)
“Don’t Be A Fool (Unplugged)”, Shawn Mendes (iTunes)
“Don’t Turn Around”, Milow (iTunes)
“Everybody Here Wants You”, George Maple (iTunes)
“Forever”, Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko (iTunes)
“Forever”, Sigma featuring Quavo & Sebastian Kole (iTunes)
“Friends (Remix)”, Justin Bieber & BloodPop® featuring Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Gorgeous”, Taylor Swift (iTunes)
“Happy Hour”, Weezer (iTunes)
“High Rollin'”, Jaira Burns (iTunes)
“Home”, Nick Jonas (iTunes)
“It’s My House”, MIKA (iTunes)
“Kids In Love”, Kygo featuring The Night Game & Maja Francis (iTunes)
“Light The Way”, Mikky Ekko (iTunes)
“Lose My Mind (Acoustic)”, Dean Lewis (iTunes)
“Mamita”, CNCO (iTunes)
“Miss Me More”, Kelsea Ballerini (iTunes)
“New Rules (Acoustic)”, Dua Lipa (iTunes)
“One Chance To Dance”, Naughty Boy featuring Joe Jonas (iTunes)
“Sunglasses In The Rain”, John Gibbons (iTunes)
“Take Me With You”, Fleurie x Dalton Diehl x Ruslan (iTunes)
“The Star”, Mariah Carey (iTunes)
“Tongues”, Matt Woods (iTunes)
“What About Us (Tiësto’s AFTR:HRS Remix)”, P!nk (iTunes)
“Whiskey”, Maroon 5 featuring A$AP Rocky (iTunes)
“You & Me”, Marshmello (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new albums from Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney and more. Listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 7, 2017

Open for business.

Make some musical memories with all the new releases in this week’s report, including chart-topping electronic and rock acts, and so much more. Let’s check out all the action right here:

THE CHAINSMOKERS – Memories…Do Not Open (iTunes)
Whether you love them or hate them, the duo of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart is essentially unavoidable at this point, with many hit songs and plenty of fans. The two are putting in overtime on the pop radio chart, with two concurrent top ten singles at the moment: “Paris” and “Something Just Like This”, a collaboration with Coldplay. The race for #1 between the duo and Drake, with all the big streaming support behind both acts, should be an interesting one to watch. So, bro, you should like, totally check this one out, bro.

These Kids are taking over the Alternative chart, per usual, with the top ten hit “Love Is Mystical”. It’s currently at #6. The group has just missed reaching the top 20 on the Billboard 200 on two occasions, and no, they’re not day and night. However, I’m sure it’ll be a a good day next week if their new set does officially reach that goal. We’ll see soon!

K.FLAY – Every Where Is Some Where (iTunes)
The Illinois performer has done very well on the Alternative radio chart in the past few months with two songs, including the top five hit “Blood In The Cut”. After her independent album missed the top 100 just about three years ago, this set will definitely be in there (and much higher!)

More albums out this week: Father John Misty‘s Pure Comedy (iTunes), Future Islands‘s The Far Field (iTunes), Joey Bada$$‘s ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$ (iTunes), Michelle Branch‘s Hopeless Romantic (iTunes), The New Pornographers‘s Whiteout Conditions (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: Alicia Keys‘s Vault Playlist Vol. 1 (iTunes), Pentatonix‘s PTX, Vol. IV – Classics (iTunes), Ryan Hurd‘s Ryan Hurd (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“A-Side / B-Side”, Tipling Rock (iTunes)
“Battle Cry”, Jack White (iTunes)
“Bloodstream”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Byte”, Martin Garrix & Brooks (iTunes)
“Call Me”, Kate Nash (iTunes)
“Crowded Places”, BANKS (iTunes)
“Don’t Kill My Vibe (Gryffin Remix)”, Sigrid (iTunes)
“Don’t Let Our Love Grow Cold”, Red Rosamond (iTunes)
“Dream”, Diana Krall (iTunes)
“Everything Everything”, American Authors (iTunes)
“Find Me”, Tinie Tempah featuring Jake Bugg (iTunes)
“Fire”, Beth Ditto (iTunes)
“For You”, Benji Lewis (iTunes)
“Galway Girl (Martin Jensen Remix)”, Ed Sheeran (iTunes)
“Gravity”, Leo Stannard featuring Frances (iTunes)
“Grow (Stories)”, Frances (iTunes)
“Honor”, DJ Cassidy featuring Grace and Lil Yachty (iTunes)
“If This Is Love”, Ruth B (iTunes)
“It Ain’t Me (Tiësto’s AFTR:HRS Remix)”, Kygo & Selena Gomez (iTunes)
“It Was Love”, LANY (iTunes)
“Kryptonite”, George Maple (iTunes)
“Lifetimes”, Oh Wonder (iTunes)
“No Pressure”, French Montana featuring Future (iTunes)
“Now”, Grace Mitchell (iTunes)
“Now Or Never”, Halsey (iTunes)
“Passport Home”, JP Cooper (iTunes)
“Physical”, The Aces (iTunes)
“Promises”, Day Wave (iTunes)
“Scared To Be Lonely (Acoustic)”, Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa (iTunes)
“Sign Of The Times”, Harry Styles (iTunes)
“Stay The Night”, Jukebox The Ghost (iTunes)
“Stoned On You”, Jaymes Young (iTunes)
“Testify (Beast Remix)”, Citizen Four (iTunes)
“Undefeated”, Incubus (iTunes)
“Unforgettable”, French Montana featuring Swae Lee (iTunes)
“Warm On A Cold Night”, HONNE featuring Aminé (iTunes)
“Wash Us Away”, Paperwhite (iTunes)
“Waterfall (Seeb Remix)”, Stargate featuring P!nk and Sia (iTunes)
“Whatcha Thinking About”, Denny White (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new albums from John Mayer, The Fate Of The Furious and more. Listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of October 16, 2015


“Cool” keeps this era burning.

This week’s New Music Friday is all about chart courage and musical morale, so pump up the pop with these sweet sets and more than two dozen other titles in the bunch. Here’s a look at the week’s top new album and single releases:

  • DEMI LOVATO — Confident (iTunes)
    • After Selena Gomez bowed at the top of the album chart, her former Disney mate is also looking for a #1 entry on the Billboard 200 with her fifth studio album. Two singles from the effort have already graced the charts: “Cool For The Summer” and the title track. Lovato usually opens well in her first frame, so expect this one to do the same.
  • PENTATONIX — Pentatonix (iTunes)
    • After years of covers and medleys, this a cappella act is out with their first album of predominantly original tunes. It also features guests like Jason Derulo and Tink, the latter of whom appears on a remix of first single “Can’t Sleep Love”. The set should register a top five debut on the album listing.
  • JAMIE LAWSON — Jamie Lawson (iTunes)
    • Lawson’s single “Wasn’t Expecting That” is a big #1 seller in the United Kingdom, and its recent status as the On The Verge song at Hot AC radio for radio giant iHeartMedia propelled into the top 20 at that format. Ed Sheeran gave him his seal of approval; will you?
  • OMI — Me 4 U (iTunes)
    • Singer Omar Paisley may like a “Cheerleader” or two, but he’s also hoping his debut set will get a rah-rah sis-boom-bah from music fans everywhere. The album also features followup single “Hula Hoop”, currently on the CHR radio chart.
  • More albums out this week: Andrew Ripp‘s Andrew Ripp (iTunes), Beach House‘s Thank Your Lucky Stars (iTunes), BØRNS‘s Dopamine (iTunes), Christine And The Queens‘s Christine And The Queens (iTunes), Coheed And Cambria‘s The Color Before The Sun (iTunes), Deerhunter‘s Fading Frontier (iTunes), Hillsong United‘s Open Heaven/River Wild (iTunes), India Arie & Joe Sample‘s Christmas With Friends (iTunes), Jenny & Tyler‘s Of This I’m Sure (iTunes), Joe Budden‘s All Love Lost (iTunes), Josh Ritter‘s Sermon On The Rocks (iTunes), Kidz Bop‘s Kidz Bop 30 (iTunes), LeAnn Rimes‘s Today Is Christmas (iTunes), Machine Gun Kelly‘s General Admission (iTunes), Majical Cloudz‘s Are You Alone? (iTunes), Neon Indian‘s VEGA INTL. Night School (iTunes), Oh Hellos‘s Dear Wormwood (iTunes), Raury‘s All We Need (iTunes), Son Little‘s Son Little (iTunes), State Champs‘s Around The World And Back (iTunes), Stoney LaRue‘s Us Time (iTunes), Stryper‘s Fallen (iTunes), The Game‘s The Documentary 2.5 (iTunes), YACHT‘s I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler (iTunes), Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy: Cosmic Mix, Vol. 1 (iTunes)
  • More EPs out this week: Jake Worthington‘s Jake Worthington (iTunes), Young Rising Sons‘s The Kids Will Be Fine (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “C.U.R.E.”, Boots (iTunes)
  • “Perfect”, One Direction (iTunes)
  • “Prey”, The Neighbourhood (iTunes)
  • “Renegade Runaway”, Carrie Underwood (iTunes)
  • “Second Hand Heart”, Ben Haenow featuring Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
  • “Way Back Home”, Rod Stewart (iTunes)
  • “When the Night Comes”, Jeff Lynne’s ELO (iTunes)

Next Friday, our preview will include new albums from 5 Seconds Of Summer, Carrie UnderwoodRod Stewart and a lot more. See you then!

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (September 23)

Two Cheeks, one week.

Two Cheeks, one week.

It’s a snazzy and jazzy update this week, with two unlikely superstars paired together for a collection of covers, along with one of Country’s leading men and one of England’s hottest indie trios. Here’s what albums and singles are in stores for the week of September 23:

  • After a week which will see Barbra Streisand top the Billboard 200, who’s to say that Tony Bennett will not be the next to top the survey? His long-delayed duets album with Lady Gaga, titled Cheek To Cheek, is now in stores. Several digital cuts from it have made the Jazz charts in the last few weeks. Reviews have been generally solid for it and the effort should have enough strength to enter at #1 next week. (iTunes)
  • Just off another #1 single at Country radio with “American Kids”, still selling well in the top 40 on iTunes, hitmaker Kenny Chesney is back with The Big Revival, which also features the followup “Til It’s Gone”. Last time around, Chesney’s Life On A Rock debuted north of six figures last year and could hit that same amount this year as a strong #2. We’ll see. (iTunes)
  • Currently riding up the Alternative survey with their biggest hit to date, “Left Hand Free”, the band known as alt-J (or ) is back with This Is All Yours, the act’s first studio album since 2012’s An Awesome Wave. Pre-release tracks from it have already ranked highly on iTunes stores across the globe. It will likely debut in the top ten. (iTunes)
  • In our former reality show contestants roundup, and there are quite a few this week, look out for new releases from America’s Got Talent‘s Jackie Evancho and her latest, Awakening (iTunes), American Idol‘s Jennifer Hudson with JHUD (iTunes) and The Sing-Off‘s Pentatonix with PTX, Vol. III (iTunes). Hudson’s “It’s Your World”, with R. Kelly, is now a top 20 hit at Urban AC radio.
  • Other releases out this week include: Aphex Twin‘s Syro (iTunes), Chad Lawson‘s The Chopin Variations (iTunesGary Clark Jr.‘s Gary Clark Jr. Live (iTunes), George Harrison‘s The Apple Years 1968-75 (iTunes), Joe Bonamossa‘s Different Shades Of Blue (iTunes), John Mellencamp‘s Plain Spoken (iTunes), Lee Ann Womack‘s The Way I’m Livin’ (iTunes), Lenny Kravitz‘s Strut (iTunes), Leonard Cohen‘s Popular Problems (iTunes), Luke James‘s Luke James (iTunes) and Tweedy‘s Sukierae (iTunes).

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week (and there’s a whole lot of them) include:

  • “Burnin’ Up”, new from singer Jessie J and rapper 2 Chainz. (iTunes)
  • “Carry You Home”, a digital single from Jamie Scott. (iTunes)
  • “Maps (Rumba Whoa Mix)”, the Maroon 5 hit with a new feature by Latin star J Balvin. (iTunes)
  • “Something Blue”, a digital single from the forthcoming album by Neil Diamond. (iTunes)
  • “When You Were Mine”, a collaboration from Night Terrors of 1927 and Tegan & Sara. (iTunes)

It’s a crazy week as the labels prepare for their final shot at a GRAMMY nomination for acts with new albums like Blake Shelton, Colbie Caillat, Lady Antebellum, Prince and more. So many releases, so little time, but a full preview is coming in seven!

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