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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 6, 2021

A schedule to leave you breathless.

This week’s New Music Friday releases are full of famous friends and notable names, featuring albums from Barbra Streisand, Chris Young and Tinashe, as well as singles from Blackbear, Nessa Barrett and The Weeknd. Here are some top tunes for an August night:

Notable albums out this week: Barbra Streisand‘s Release Me 2 (Stream), Brian May‘s Back To The Light (Stream), Chris Young‘s Famous Friends (Stream), Kanye West‘s Donda (Stream), Tinashe‘s 333 (Stream), Will Young‘s Crying On The Bathroom Floor (Stream), Zachary Knowles‘s Tendency To Be A Loner (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: 98°‘s Summer Of 98° (Stream), Allison Ponthier‘s Faking My Own Death (Stream), Glaive‘s All Dogs Go To Heaven (Stream), Hippo Campus‘s Good Dog Bad Dream (Stream), Lea Heart‘s Lea Heart (Stream), MAY-A‘s Don’t Kiss Ur Friends (Stream), OSTON‘s Am I Talking Too Much? (Stream), Sara Kays‘s Struck By Lightning (Stream), Travis Denning‘s Dirt Road Down (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“@ My Worst”, Blackbear (Stream)
“A Concert Six Months From Now”, FINNEAS (Stream)
“Alone Star”, The Vaccines (Stream)
“Animal”, Noah Kahan (Stream)
“Apricot Skies”, Nova Miller featuring Bankrol Hayden (Stream)
“Bad Habits (Joel Corry Remix)”, Ed Sheeran (Stream)
“Baecation”, Luh Kel (Stream)
“Baxter (These Are My Friends)”, Fred Again & Baxter Dury (Stream)
“Best Thing Since Backroads”, Jake Owen (Stream)
“Better Off”, Hayden Coffman (Stream)
“Biblical (Instrumental)”, Calum Scott (Stream)
“Blue (2AM)”, Lola Young (Stream)
“Broken Jaw”, Foster The People (Stream)
“Business”, Becky Hill & Ella Eyre (Stream)
“Casanova”, Blake Rose (Stream)
“Click”, Layto (Stream)
“Coastin'”, Victoria Monét (Stream)
“Coastline”, Mehro (Stream)
“Cure For Me (Acoustic)”, AURORA (Stream)
“Don’t Freak Out”, LILHUDDY featuring Iann Dior, Tyson Ritter & Travis Barker (Stream)
“Don’t Worry Baby”, Stan Walker featuring Celine Sharma (Stream)
“Enter Sandman”, Weezer (Stream)
“Everything Happens!”, Nodisco. (Stream)
“Face Down In the Dirt”, Cabin Boys (Stream)
“Gateway”, Parker featuring Lucas Marx (Stream)
“Good Mood”, Adam Levine (Stream)
“Goodwill”, Haley Joelle (Stream)
“Hair Of The Dog”, Foy Vance (Stream)
“Happy For You”, Lukas Graham featuring Ximena Sariñana (Stream)
“Hell To Have You”, Our Last Night x Sam Tinnesz (Stream)
“High Horse”, Nelly, Breland & Blanco Brown (Stream)
“Highway To Hell”, Tom Morello featuring Bruce Springsteen & Eddie Vedder (Stream)
“Hit It”, Black Eyed Peas featuring Saweetie & Lele Pons (Stream)
“Hope”, Sigma & Carla Marie (Stream)
“I Fkd Up.”, Sammy Arriaga (Stream)
“I Get A Kick Out Of You”, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga (Stream)
“I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead”, Nessa Barrett (Stream)
“I Wanna Be Your Slave”, Måneskin & Iggy Pop (Stream)
“I’m Gonna Die With My Tattoos”, PHANGS & James Droll (Stream)
“Insomniac”, Justus Bennetts (Stream)
“Jumper”, Rudimental featuring Kareen Lomax (Stream)
“Just Drive”, Erin Kinsey (Stream)
“Just To Break My Heart”, Sky McCreery (Stream)
“Kiss Me”, Cyn (Stream)
“Lay It All On Me”, Johnny Stimson (Stream)
“Lemonade”, Eves Karydas (Stream)
“Lemons”, Loud Luxury featuring Tyler Mann (Stream)
“Lose”, KSI x Lil Wayne (Stream)
“Losing My Mind”, Majestic x Nightcrawlers (Stream)
“Love Runs Out”, Martin Garrix featuring G-Eazy & Sasha Alex Sloan (Stream)
“Love You Better”, Ellery Bonham (Stream)
“Mimi”, Big Red Machine featuring Ilsey (Stream)
“Miss You A Little”, Bryce Vine featuring Lovelytheband (Stream)
“Moody Girl”, Lillian Hepler (Stream)
“More Joy”, Duran Duran featuring CHAI (Stream)
“Move”, Flight Facilities featuring DRAMA (Stream)
“Napkins”, Tony Ferrari (Stream)
“Nasty”, Bryce Fox (Stream)
“New Blood”, Gryffin & Boy Matthews (Stream)
“Nights Like This”, Octavio The Dweeb (Stream)
“No Regrets”, Nea & SHY Martin (Stream)
“Noches En Miami”, Natti Natasha (Stream)
“Oh No!!!”, Grandson, Vic Mensa & Masked Wolf (Stream)
“Only When I Look Into Your Eyes”, Fiji Blue (Stream)
“Paper”, With Confidence (Stream)
“Permanent +1”, Luz (Stream)
“Place In Me”, Luke Hemmings (Stream)
“Please Don’t”, Shelby Scott (Stream)
“Please Don’t Leave Just Yet”, Holly Humberstone (Stream)
“Psycho (Danny L Harle Remix)”, Maisie Peters (Stream)
“Relate”, for KING & COUNTRY (Stream)
“Replaced You”, Jude Barclay, Delanie Leclerc & Addison (Stream)
“Settle Down”, Fly By Midnight x Zaeden (Stream)
“Silver And Gold”, Yung Bae featuring Sam Fischer & Pink Sweat$ (Stream)
“Skin”, Joy Crookes (Stream)
“Songs You Never Heard”, Luke Bryan (Stream)
“Souvenir”, James Hersey (Stream)
“Steal My Clothes”, Kito featuring Bea Miller (Stream)
“Stupid Feelings”, 220 KID & LANY (Stream)
“SUVs (Black On Black)”, Jack Harlow & Pooh Shiesty (Stream)
“Sweet Dreams”, Lowen (Stream)
“Swerve”, Papa Roach featuring FEVER 333 & Sueco (The Child) (Stream)
“Take My Breath”, The Weeknd (Stream)
“Tentacles”, Blame My Youth (Stream)
“Tesla X”, Jaira Burns (Stream)
“Tragedy”, Paris Bryant (Stream)
“Treat Me Nice”, Janna Jamison (Stream)
“Unstable”, SVRCINA (Stream)
“Venus Fly Trap (Sofi Tukker Remix)”, MARINA (Stream)
“Volví”, Aventura & Bad Bunny (Stream)
“Waiting On Nothing”, Joan (Stream)
“Walk The Beat”, Tierra Whack (Stream)
“What It Means To Be Human”, Hayden Calnin (Stream)
“Wish You Were Here”, Alaina Castillo (Stream)
“Wishful Drinking”, Ingrid Andress & Sam Hunt (Stream)

Next week, the new albums from Dan + Shay, Luke Hemmings and The Killers 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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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 30, 2021

Going home to the top spot.

DEBUTS
39. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover
38. Noah Kahan – Part Of Me | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
27. Duran Duran – Invisible (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
26. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt (33)
20. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (28)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (05) | PEAK: #04
09. Mimi Webb – Good Without (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Olivia Rodrigo – Déjà Vu (12) | PEAK: #08
07. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (06) | PEAK: #06
06. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Coldplay – Higher Power (08) | PEAK: #05
04. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (03) | PEAK: #02
02. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (02) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
01. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (1)
2. Years & Years – Starstruck (5)
3. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (3)
4. Wrabel – Nothing But The Love (-)
5. Marshmello x Jonas Brothers – Leave Before You Love Me (9)
6. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (7)
7. Holly Humberstone – The Walls Are Way Too Thin (-)
8. Sigrid – Mirror (-)
9. Dayglow – Medicine (-)
10. Olivia Rodrigo – Brutal (-)

In The Mix:
Allison Ponthier – Harshest Critic
Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem
Garbage – Wolves
Jonas Blue & LÉON – Hear Me Say (new)
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man
Leon Bridges – Motorbike
Lukas Graham – Happy For You
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Rozzi – I Can’t Go To The Party
Tones And I – Won’t Sleep
Years & Years and Elton John – It’s A Sin

Chart Notes:

  • For the second week in a row, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” leads my personal chart, as Elle King and Miranda Lambert aim for a long stay at the summit for the summer. Duran Duran scores this week’s Biggest Mover with “Invisible”, which debuted at #36 last week and now moves to #27. A pair of new songs jump into the pop pool this week, with Noah Kahan splashing at #38 with “Part Of Me”. The title recently impacted at the Triple A format and is close to the top 50. Meanwhile, Ben Rector rides a wave into the #39 spot with the Steve Winwood-assisted “Range Rover”. The legendary featured artist, who plays the organ on this song, scored his first top 40 entry on my chart. He previously bubbled under the list with two singles from his 2008 album Nine Lives.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (May 23, 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 your butter-flavored bounce up the pop radio chart, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

LIFE’S A PEACH: Justin Bieber scores a second week at #1 on the Top 40 chart with Daniel Caesar and GIVĒON-assisted “Peaches”. The collaboration also remains atop the chart at the Rhythmic format for a second week.

Five new singles reach the top 40 this week, with the latest single from BTS leading the way with a high debut at #27. “Butter” is their eighth top 40 hit at the format, six of which were credited for their full run and the seventh coming last year when “Savage Love” hit the top spot for Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo in a remixed form. With a likely #1 album coming in Sour next week, Olivia Rodrigo leaps into the top 40 at #36 with “Good 4 U”, her third chart hit from the set. Newcomers Mimi Webb and Sara Kays lift into their top 40 with their first hits to date, respectively: the former’s “Good Without” is up from 44-38, while the latter’s “Remember That Night?” rises from 41-39. Finally, up 45-40 this week, NF returns with his fifth top 40 hit at the format in “Just Like You”.

In the top 50, we have another three entries: at #42, Majid Jordan swims onto the pop list with “Waves Of Blue”. At #45, it’s Marshmello and the Jonas Brothers with “Leave Before You Love Me”, which impacts at both the Hot AC and Top 40 formats this week. Finally, at #49 on the list, Cheat Codes and Tinashe are in with “Lean On Me”, which is unrelated to the song of the same title that became a major hit for Bill Withers in 1972 and Club Nouveau in 1987.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 23, 2021

Drunk (and their home is my chart.)

DEBUTS
40. Bella Poarch – Build A Bitch
38. Anne-Marie & Niall Horan – Our Song
36. Duran Duran – Invisible
33. Bleachers – Stop Making This Hurt | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
22. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (27)
20. P!nk – All I Know So Far (26)
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (15)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (07) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
09. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (06) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
08. Coldplay – Higher Power (15) | PEAK: #08
07. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (03) | PEAK: #02
02. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
01. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (2)
2. January Jane – Versions Of You (1)
3. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (7)
4. Noah Kahan – Part Of Me (10)
5. Years & Years – Starstruck (3)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (4)
7. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (9)
8. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (-)
9. Marshmello x Jonas Brothers – Leave Before You Love Me (-)
10. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (6)

In The Mix:
Allison Ponthier – Harshest Critic
Camino – Burning Fire
Dayglow – Medicine (new)
Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem (new)
Garbage – Wolves (new)
Holly Humberstone – The Walls Are Way Too Thin (new)
Jillian Rossi – Fever Dream
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man
Leon Bridges – Motorbike
Lukas Graham – Happy For You
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Rozzi – I Can’t Go To The Party
Tones And I – Won’t Sleep
Years & Years and Elton John – It’s A Sin

Chart Notes:

  • There’s a duo at #1 on my personal chart this week… except it’s not Silk Sonic, who have been at the top spot for the last three weeks. Climbing from 2-1 on the countdown, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” is the first song to reach the top of my list for both Elle King and Miranda Lambert. The tune heads for adds at Country radio in three weeks, while it continues its ascent towards the top 20 at Hot AC radio. From the album Sour, this week’s Biggest Mover is “Good 4 U”, soaring from 38-28 for Olivia Rodrigo. Four tracks are new to the top 40 this time around, with several former #1 acts among them. Coming in at #33, a new single from Bleachers called “Stop Making This Hurt” claims the Highest Debut of the bunch. Jack Antonoff has five chart-toppers to his credit: three as a member of fun. and two leading Bleachers. Duran Duran is visible at #36 with “Invisible”, the lead single from their upcoming 15th studio album. It’s been six years since the group last appeared at the summit with the Janelle Monáe and Nile Rodgers-assisted “Pressure Off”, which spent five weeks there. In at #38 this week, Anne-Marie and Niall Horan duet on “Our Song”, which impacts at the Hot AC format this coming Monday. Finally, TikTok star and singer Bella Poarch is in at #40 with her very first release: “Build A Bitch”, which is coming off a viral music video and plenty of social media buzz.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 16, 2021

More behind the “Door”.

DEBUTS
38. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U
33. Katy Perry – Electric | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
26. P!nk – All I Know So Far (31)
18. Billie Eilish – Your Power (23)
15. Coldplay – Higher Power (24) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (05) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
06. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (07) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
05. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (02) | PEAK: #02
02. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. January Jane – Versions Of You (1)
2. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (2)
3. Years & Years – Starstruck (3)
4. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (4)
5. Bella Poarch – Build A B*tch (-)
6. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (6)
7. Saint Motel – It’s All Happening (-)
8. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (7)
9. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (9)
10. Noah Kahan – Part Of Me (-)

In The Mix:
Allison Ponthier – Harshest Critic (new)
Anderson East – Madelyn
Anitta – Girl From Rio
Camino – Burning Fire
Jillian Rossi – Fever Dream
Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris – Bigger Man (new)
Leon Bridges – Motorbike (new)
Lukas Graham – Happy For You (new)
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Rozzi – I Can’t Go To The Party (new)
Tom Gregory – River
Tones And I – Won’t Sleep (new)
Years & Years and Elton John – It’s A Sin (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Silk Sonic once again resides at the top spot on my personal chart with “Leave The Door Open”, now in its third week there. Coldplay easily earns the Biggest Mover title this week with “Higher Power”, advancing from its high debut at #24 last week and into the #15 spot. Chart mainstay Katy Perry shocks the survey with “Electric”, which charges in at #33 as the Highest Debut in the countdown. It’s the most recent tune to be released in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise. Meanwhile, Olivia Rodrigo‘s third top 40 hit from the Sour album enters sweetly at #38. “Good 4 U” is currently receiving unsolicited airplay at the Top 40 radio format.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 9, 2021

“Open” to a second week on top.

DEBUTS
40. OneRepublic – Run
38. Barenaked Ladies – Flip
31. P!nk – All I Know So Far
24. Coldplay – Higher Power | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
28. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (33)
25. Ben Platt – Imagine (32)
23. Billie Eilish – Your Power (35) | BIGGEST MOVER
16. Mimi Webb – Good Without (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Anson Seabra – Walked Through Hell (12) | PEAK: #09
08. Maroon 5 – Beautiful Mistakes (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (04) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
06. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (03) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
04. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (07) | PEAK: #04
03. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. January Jane – Versions Of You (5)
2. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (7)
3. Years & Years – Starstruck (4)
4. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (6)
5. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
6. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (10)
7. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (9)
8. Anderson East – Madelyn (8)
9. Tai Verdes – A-O-K (-)
10. Camino – Burning Fire (-)

In The Mix:
Anitta – Girl From Rio
Jillian Rossi – Fever Dream (new)
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Silk Sonic (the new project featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) keeps the door closed to visitors, as “Leave The Door Open” spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart. The song is currently in the top ten at five different radio formats, though a sixth is on the way soon. After checking in at #35 on last week’s chart, Billie Eilish jumps to #23 with “Your Power”, which takes the Biggest Mover honors. Speaking of power, Coldplay has a really powerful start at #24 with “Higher Power”, this week’s Highest Debut of the four in the countdown. P!nk also has a fairly high debut at #31 with “All I Know So Far”, a new song and the title cut from the soundtrack to her upcoming documentary, which is due on Amazon in two weeks. Debuting at #38, the Barenaked Ladies return to the chart with “Flip”, which marks their first time in the region since the summer of 2013. Finally, OneRepublic is also back and entering at #40 with “Run”.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (May 2, 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. This week’s pop chart is feeling more powerful than before, so here’s what’s feeling the force at the format this week:

AS “TEARS” GO BY: “Save Your Tears” is safe for a second week at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart, as The Weeknd‘s hit continues to climb in airplay at the format. The song also holds at #2 on the Hot AC chart, just behind labelmate Taylor Swift‘s “Willow”. As for next week, the pop chart is looking peachy, but we can wait on that one…

In the top 40, Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae bounce from 41-32 with “You”, earning the three artists their third, sixth and second top 40 hits, respectively. After debuting on Thursday, Billie Eilish powers through the top 40 and into the #34 spot with “Your Power”. The song becomes her seventh top 40 entry and third from her upcoming album Happier Than Ever. Lifting from 43-39 on the list, AJ Mitchell makes it into the region with “Stop”, which goes ahead to become his fourth top 40 hit. Finally, TikTok stars Nessa Barrett and Jxdn enter the top 40 with the collaboration “La Di Die”, a recent top 20 single on the Alternative chart, which jumps from 48-40. This is the first top 40 song on the pop airwaves for both performers.

Newcomer Sara Kays leads another handful of releases making their first entry into the top 50 at the format, with “Remember That Night?” coming in at #46. Her song has already reached the top 15 at the Triple A format. Mooski lands at #48 with “Track Star”, which is now at #2 at the Urban format following a viral moment earlier this year. Finally, Veronika is in at #49 with “Homesick”.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: May 2, 2021

An extra silky chart-topper.

DEBUTS
37. Alec Benjamin – The Way You Felt
35. Billie Eilish – Your Power | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You (38)
32. Ben Platt – Imagine (39) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
30. Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love (35)
24. Mimi Webb – Good Without (31) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks
19. The Band CAMINO – 1 Last Cigarette (24)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. The Strumbellas – Greatest Enemy (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (06) | PEAK: #02
07. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (07) | PEAK: #06
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (04) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
02. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (1)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (4)
4. Years & Years – Starstruck (7)
5. January Jane – Versions Of You (8)
6. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (5)
7. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (10)
8. Anderson East – Madelyn (-)
9. Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together (-)
10. Counting Crows – Elevator Boots (-)

In The Mix:
Anitta – Girl From Rio (new)
Camino – Burning Fire (new)
James Arthur – Medicine
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • The new duo of Silk Sonic (a collaborative project from Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) opens the door and peeks inside to find their very first #1 hit on my personal chart in “Leave The Door Open”, which rises from 2-1. Last month, the tune also topped the Billboard Hot 100 survey. A full studio album from the two performers is expected to be released later this year. Two recent entries from Ben Platt and Mimi Webb are tied for the Biggest Mover, up seven spots. A couple of new tunes also check into the countdown from Billie Eilish and Alec Benjamin: “Your Power” and “The Way You Felt” are off to a nice start at #35 and #37, respectively.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 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: Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae are here for you times two, taking the Most Added song again this week. Let’s add ’em up:

SENDING OUR REGARDS: Flying to the top of the adds report for the second week, Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae scored with 31 new stations for “You”. The collaboration entered at #41 on the Top 40 chart last weekend and is currently on the rise. “You” also topped the adds report at the Dance format for a second week with an additional four adds.

The top new entry in the top ten this week comes from Sara Kays with her recent top 15 hit on the Triple A chart. “Remember That Night?” earned 16 stations during the session, tying for third place.

Charting singles from AJ Mitchell, Jackson Wang and Kali Uchis 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. REGARD, TROYE SIVAN & TATE MCRAE, “You” (Ministry Of Sound/Epic)
2. NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
3-T. DOJA CAT featuring SZA, “Kiss Me More” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3-T. SARA KAYS, “Remember That Night?” (Atlantic)
5. JACKSON WANG, “LMLY (Leave Me Loving You)” (88rising/12Tone)
6-T. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)
6-T. LIL NAS X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” (Columbia)
8. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Hold On” (Def Jam)
9. DEMI LOVATO featuring ARIANA GRANDE, “Met Him Last Night” (Island/Republic)
10. AJ MITCHELL, “Stop” (Epic)

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 25, 2021

Attention, all Passenger.

DEBUTS
39. Ben Platt – Imagine
38. Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae – You | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Mimi Webb – Good Without (37) | BIGGEST MOVER

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Sam Fischer & Demi Lovato – What Other People Say (07) | PEAK: #07
09. Duncan Laurence – Arcade (08) | PEAK: #08
08. Sara Kays – Remember That Night? (11) | PEAK: #08
07. Imagine Dragons – Follow You (10) | PEAK: #07
06. Ava Max – My Head & My Heart (06) | PEAK: #02
05. Elle King & Miranda Lambert – Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (05) | PEAK: #05
04. Olivia Rodrigo – Driver’s License (02) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
03. Dua Lipa – We’re Good (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Passenger – Sword From The Stone (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Nessa Barrett featuring Jxdn – La Di Die (3)
2. MisterWives – Superbloom (2)
3. Zak Abel – Be Kind (1)
4. Barenaked Ladies – Flip (10)
5. Illenium & Iann Dior – First Time (6)
6. Addison Rae – Obsessed (4)
7. Years & Years – Starstruck (9)
8. January Jane – Versions Of You (5)
9. Demi Lovato featuring Ariana Grande – Met Him Last Night (8)
10. Taylor Swift – Mr. Perfectly Fine (-)

In The Mix:
Anderson East – Madelyn
Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan – Let’s Go Home Together
James Arthur – Medicine
Rag’N’Bone Man & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here
Tom Gregory – River

Chart Notes:

  • Passenger spends a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Sword From The Stone”, as songs by Silk Sonic (#2) and Dua Lipa (#3) keep knocking at the door to the top. We’ll see if it opens up by next weekend. In a slow week for notable movers, Mimi Webb takes the Biggest Mover title, climbing from 37-31 with “Good Without”. Regard, Troye Sivan and Tate McRae earn this week’s Highest Debut with “You”, which comes in at #38. The collaboration is finding good support at both Dance and Top 40 radio, making it an early contender for the Song Of The Summer. Ben Platt also debuts at #39 with “Imagine”, a single which impacts at Hot AC radio on Monday. This is his second top 40 entry on my chart to date.

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