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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 22-23, 2021)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new releases will be lighting up your local station’s playlist this week. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here are two songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BENSON BOONE, “Ghost Town” (Night Street/Warner)
Album: TBA (2022)
Past T40 History: Known for his run on American Idol earlier this year, Boone’s first radio single is earning airplay at several formats.

YOUNG THUG featuring POST MALONE & A$AP ROCKY, “Livin’ It Up” (YSL/300 Ent.)
Album: Punk (2021)
Past T40 History: This new collaboration comes from Young Thug’s recent #1 album. It recently reached the top 60 at the pop format.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 16, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: Silk Sonic is still on fire with their smokin’ song. Let’s add ’em up:

“WINDOW” TO THE TOP: The new duo of Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) saw a soulful ascent to the lead position on the adds report with “Smokin’ Out The Window”, picking up 61 stations during the session for a two-week total of 103 adds. The song marks the third charting hit from An Evening With Silk Sonic, which climbed from 50-44 on this past weekend’s official update.

The two men landed just ahead of Taylor Swift, who earned 56 adds and the runner-up spot for “Message In A Bottle”. The song from Red (Taylor’s Version) barely eked out a win at the Hot AC format yesterday, where it finished with 15 adds. The re-recorded version of her 2012 album is expected to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart this weekend.

Charting singles from CHLÖE, GIVĒON and Oliver Tree returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

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

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. SILK SONIC, “Smokin’ Out The Window” (Aftermath Ent./Atlantic)
2. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Message In A Bottle” (Republic)
3. POST MALONE & THE WEEKND, “One Right Now” (Republic)
4. ACRAZE featuring CHERISH, “Do It To It” (Thrive/Virgin)
5-T. OLIVER TREE, “Life Goes On” (Atlantic)
5-T. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA & THE WEEKND, “Moth To A Flame” (Republic)
7. LISA, “Money” (YG Ent./Interscope)
8. BENSON BOONE, “Ghost Town” (Night Street/Warner)
9. BLXST & TYGA featuring TY DOLLA $IGN, “Chosen” (Red Bull/Evgle/in2une)
10-T. CHLÖE, “Have Mercy” (Parkwood/Columbia)
10-T. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 9, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: Post Malone and The Weeknd have the right song to lead the report. Let’s add ’em up:

“ONE” IS ONE: Post Malone and The Weeknd easily earned the Most Added slot on the report with “One Right Now”, picking up 147 adds on impact. The collaboration also managed a notable 50 stations in its first week at the Rhythmic format, leading that log as well. “One” also took fourth place on the reports at both the Hot AC and Urban formats this week with 11 and 18 adds, respectively.

The duo Silk Sonic (featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) settled into second place with 42 adds for “Smokin’ Out The Window” at the Top 40 format. The tune had an additional 14 adds at the Hot AC format yesterday, where it tied for the runner-up position.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, GIVĒON and Oliver Tree returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

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

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. POST MALONE & THE WEEKND, “One Right Now” (Republic)
2. SILK SONIC, “Smokin’ Out The Window” (Aftermath Ent./Atlantic)
3. NEIKED, MAE MULLER & POLO G, “Better Days” (Capitol)
4. LISA, “Money” (YG Ent./Interscope)
5. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA & THE WEEKND, “Moth To A Flame” (Republic)
6-T. BILLIE EILISH, “Happier Than Ever” (Darkroom/Interscope)
6-T. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
6-T. OLIVER TREE, “Life Goes On” (Atlantic)
9. CHLÖE, “Have Mercy” (Parkwood/Columbia)
10. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 8-9, 2021)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new releases will be lighting up your local station’s playlist this week. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here are three songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

LISA, “Money” (YG Ent./Interscope)
Album: TBA (2022)
Past T40 History: Lisa, who has previously charted as a member of BLACKPINK, currently ranks just below the top 50 with this track.

POST MALONE & THE WEEKND, “One Right Now” (Republic)
Album: TBA (2022)
Past T40 History: This song was the top debut on last weekend’s list, entering at #27. It’s their 16th and 22nd top 40 hits, respectively.

SILK SONIC, “Smokin’ Out The Window” (Aftermath Ent./Atlantic)
Album: An Evening With Silk Sonic (2021)
Past T40 History: Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak are aiming for the third top 40 entry from their forthcoming debut album as a duo.

Next week: nothing is currently noted on the schedule, but watch out for updates!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 7, 2021)

Welcome to Radio Active, a Sunday evening report from POP! Goes The Charts that gets to the chart of the matter: all the highlights from the CHR/Top 40 chart, as published by Mediabase 24/7 and Mediabase Research. For all the new songs and statistics you need right now, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

THE TEN (WEEK) SPOT: It’s November and The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber are still holding strong atop the pop radio chart. They extend their stay at the summit, as “Stay” remains at #1 for a tenth week. It’s now about 940 spins ahead of the song in the runner-up spot.

Post Malone and The Weeknd have the top entry on this week’s chart with “One Right Now”, which starts at #27. The song is the 16th top 40 hit for Malone and the 22nd for The Weeknd, who just entered the chart last weekend in a collaboration with Swedish House Mafia. In with his recent viral dance song, Nigeria’s CKay rises from 41-38 on the chart with “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)”, his first entry. Lastly, Troye Sivan makes a move from 42-39 with “Angel Baby”. It’s his seventh top 40 hit since 2016.

New to the top 50, the reunited Sean Paul and Sia come in at #49 with “Dynamite”. Five years ago, Paul was featured on a popular remix of Sia’s “Cheap Thrills”, which spent six weeks at #1 on the pop chart that summer. One spot lower, the act Silk Sonic (featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) checks in at #50 with “Smokin’ Out The Window”, the new single from An Evening With Silk Sonic.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 27, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: it’s yet another win for Camila Cabello at the pop radio format. Let’s add ’em up:

“GO” GETS GOING: For the first time in a while, the top seven songs on this week’s adds report (five of which officially impacted) haven’t previously appeared in the top ten on the usual Tuesday update. In the lead with a big 153 first-week stations, Camila Cabello easily took the top spot on the log with “Don’t Go Yet”, a song which debuted at #30 this past Sunday. It also led the report at the Hot AC format yesterday.

The second and third place entries were separated by one add: with 66 stations in a pre-impact week, “Industry Baby” started in the runner-up position for Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow. The single remains at #1 on Spotify on the U.S.-based chart and continues to do well on other platforms. Meanwhile, Bazzi earned his 65 adds for “I Like That”, as he aims to score his highest-charting song at the format in 2-1/2 years.

Rounding out the top five this week, social media star Dixie started in fourth place with the Rubi Rose-assisted “Psycho” at 34 adds, while the return of Swedish House Mafia earned them 33 stations for the Ty Dolla $ign and 070 Shake-assisted “Lifetime”, coming in fifth.

Charting singles from Normani, Pop Smoke and Post Malone returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

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

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. CAMILA CABELLO, “Don’t Go Yet” (Epic)
2. LIL NAS X & JACK HARLOW, “Industry Baby” (Columbia)
3. BAZZI, “I Like That” (Atlantic)
4. DIXIE (D’AMELIO) featuring RUBI ROSE, “Psycho” (HITCO/in2une)
5. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA featuring TY DOLLA $IGN & 070 SHAKE, “Lifetime” (SSA/Republic)
6. MÅNESKIN, “Beggin'” (Arista)
7. CONAN GRAY, “People Watching” (Republic)
8. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
9-T. NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
9-T. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 20, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: Pop Smoke pops to the top in a collaboration with pop star Dua Lipa. Let’s add ’em up:

THIS LIST IS SMOKIN’: “Demeanor” scores the top spot on the adds report at the Top 40 format with 62 stations, as the late Pop Smoke teams with Dua Lipa on the lead single from his posthumous Faith album. The song also led the adds report at the Rhythmic format with 46 commitments there. The album is expected to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, while the tune should continue to rise through the end of the summer.

In second place on both the Top 40 and Rhythmic reports, Normani and Cardi B earned 53 and 46 adds, respectively, with “Wild Side”. A new track from Alessia Cara also cracked the top five on the pop radio log, as “Sweet Dream” placed fourth with 36 stations on impact.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, Maroon 5 and Post Malone returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

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

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
2. NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
5. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
6. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
7. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
8. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
9. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
10. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 18, 2021)

Welcome to Radio Active, a Sunday evening report from POP! Goes The Charts that gets to the chart of the matter: all the highlights from the CHR/Top 40 chart, as published by Mediabase 24/7 and Mediabase Research. Gather your crew for what’s popping at the format this week:

REMEMBER THE “NAME”: Earning a second week at #1 on the Top 40 chart, Lil Nas X‘s “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” lands just 34 spins ahead of the song at #2: “Good 4 U”, a future #1 at the format for Olivia Rodrigo. Meanwhile, “Montero” advances from 3-1 on the Rhythmic chart.

Post Malone leads a pack of five debuts in the top 40, as “Motley Crew” advances from 43-29 this week. It’s his 15th top 40 song to date. Up from 46-35, Billie Eilish picks up her eighth top 40 single with “NDA”. At three letters in length, it becomes one of the shortest titles to land on the chart, though we’ve had even shorter ones historically, including “Go”, “I”, “If” and “No”. Maroon 5 secures their 30th top 40 entry at the format with another relatively short title, “Lost”, lifting from 45-37. Kane Brown and Blackbear are next at #38 with “Memory”, which debuts at that position. It’s their third and eighth top 40 hits, respectively, though Brown has earned quite a few more on the Country chart. A fifth and final title moves from 41-40 to just sneak into the region, as TikTok star Nic D scores his first top 40 hit with “Fine Apple”. The song now joins a handful of other titles containing apples or pineapples to enter the chart, including “Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie”, “Little Green Apples”, “One Bad Apple” and “Pineapple Princess”.

Currently in the top 20 on both the Rhythmic and Urban charts, “Thot Sh*t” twerks onto the pop radio list for Megan Thee Stallion at #49. One spot lower, we have another significant hit from the two radio lists: “Late At Night”, debuting at #50 for Roddy Ricch.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 13, 2021)

Welcome to Add Lib, your Tuesday report on POP! Goes The Charts that’s mad about CHR/Top 40 adds, based on the station data provided by Mediabase 24/7 and Add Board. This week: new releases flew into the top four spots, but only one Kid hit the top. Let’s add ’em up:

“STAY” IN POSITION: Summer comes alive this week with a number of hot titles making their debut on the adds report. In the lead spot with 137 adds for its first week, “Stay” looks to, well, stay on the airwaves for The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber. The new hit, which was originally listed as impacting for next Tuesday, entered last week’s official chart at #38.

Post Malone was next with “Motley Crew”, starting in the runner-up position with 90 adds. It easily led this week’s report at the Rhythmic format, scoring a hefty 61 first week stations there. At Urban radio, the song was less successful: it started in ninth place with 22 adds total.

With 66 new stations, “NDA” came in third this week, as Billie Eilish earned 15 adds and a second place finish at the Alternative format.

Finally, Kane Brown and Blackbear pulled in a very respectable 52 commitments with “Memory”, which charged into fourth place.

Charting singles from Bella Poarch, Doja Cat and Maroon 5 returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

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

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
2. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
5. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
6. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)
7. DOJA CAT featuring THE WEEKND, “You Right” (Kemosabe/RCA)
8. TRINIDAD CARDONA, “Dinero” (Run-It-Up/Island/Republic)
9. BELLA POARCH, “Build A Bitch” (Warner)
10. NF, “Just Like You” (Virgin)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 12-13, 2021)

It’s time once again to analyze the airwaves and find out if your favorite new releases will be lighting up your local station’s playlist this week. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here are four new titles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BIG RED MACHINE featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “Renegade” (37d03d/Jagjaguwar)
Album: How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? (2021)
Past T40 History: Despite some airplay at other formats, neither Aaron Dessner nor Justin Vernon have appeared on the list here.

KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Country music star Brown has previously worked with Khalid, Marshmello and Swae Lee for a pair of chart hits.

MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)
Album: Jordi (2021)
Past T40 History: The band is aiming for their 30th top 40 hit at the format with this release. It debuted at #45 this past weekend.

POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Malone has seen three titles enter the top 50 so far this year. His newest single landed at #43 this past weekend.

Next week: The Top 40 panel stays active with the new collaboration from The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber.

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