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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 22, 2022)

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: Dove Cameron is the Tok of the town with her new viral single. Let’s add ’em up:

A DOVE AND BEYOND: With this week’s Most Added track, former Disney star Dove Cameron impacted with 51 stations for the TikTok-fueled “Boyfriend”, which continues to perform well at various streaming services. It’s her first song to receive regular airplay at the format.

The new collaboration from Saweetie and H.E.R. ranks in the runner-up spot with 39 more adds: “Closer”, which led the report last week.

Charting singles from Anitta, Ed Sheeran and Tate McRae also 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. DOVE CAMERON, “Boyfriend” (Disruptor/Columbia)
2. SAWEETIE featuring H.E.R., “Closer” (Warner)
3. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
4. ED SHEERAN featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Joker And The Queen” (Atlantic)
5. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
6-T. ANITTA, “Boys Don’t Cry” (Warner)
6-T. FIREBOY DML x ED SHEERAN, “Peru” (YBNL Nation/EMPIRE/Further.)
8. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
9. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
10. MIMI WEBB, “House On Fire” (Epic)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (February 15, 2022)

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: Saweetie and H.E.R. get closer to being added by the full Top 40 panel. Let’s add ’em up:

UPON “CLOSER” INSEPCTION: Flying high in the Top 40 skies, the buzzing collaboration from Saweetie and H.E.R is off to a fast start at the Top 40 format. “Closer” picked up 110 adds on impact, making it the Most Added song of the week. It also dominated at the Rhythmic format with another 53 adds there. “Closer” debuted at #39 on the Top 40 chart last week and looks to move well this week.

Another notable collaboration managed a strong second place finish on the log: “The Joker And The Queen”, which teams Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. It scored 76 adds this week, just ahead of the 74 that came in Monday at the Hot AC format, where it led that report. It began at #41 on the Top 40 chart last week.

Charting singles from Anitta, Lauren Spencer-Smith and Tate McRae also 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. SAWEETIE featuring H.E.R., “Closer” (Warner)
2. ED SHEERAN featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Joker And The Queen” (Atlantic)
3. TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
4-T. IMAGINE DRAGONS x JID, “Enemy” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
4-T. TIESTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
6. ANITTA, “Boys Don’t Cry” (Warner)
7. FIREBOY DML x ED SHEERAN, “Peru” (YBNL Nation/EMPIRE/Further.)
8-T. CAST OF “ENCANTO”, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
8-T. LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH, “Fingers Crossed” (Island/Republic/in2une)
10. AVRIL LAVIGNE featuring BLACKBEAR, “Love It When You Hate Me” (DTA/EMG)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (February 14-15, 2022)

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 five songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ED SHEERAN featuring TAYLOR SWIFT, “The Joker And The Queen” (Atlantic)
Album: = (2021)
Chart Position: #41 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 24 (Ed Sheeran) / 34 (Taylor Swift)

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FIREBOY DML x ED SHEERAN, “Peru” (EMPIRE/Further.)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #44 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: None (Fireboy DML) / 24 (Ed Sheeran)

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SAWEETIE featuring H.E.R., “Closer” (Warner)
Album: Pretty Bitch Music (2022)
Chart Position: #39 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 6 (Saweetie) / 2 (H.E.R.)

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TATE MCRAE, “She’s All I Wanna Be” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #46 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 3

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TIËSTO & AVA MAX, “The Motto” (Atlantic)
Album: TBA (2022)
Chart Position: #31 (2/13/22)
T40 Hits To Date: 5 (Tiësto) / 5 (Ava Max)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (February 13, 2022)

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. Jokers, queens and more royal records are ready for you:

TRIPLE X: With his third #1 song from the album Montero, Lil Nas X leaps from 3-1 on the Top 40 radio chart with “That’s What I Want”. It also hits the top ten at the Hot AC format this week, advancing from 11-10.

There are three debuts in the top 40 this week: Anitta earns her third top 40 hit to date with “Boys Don’t Cry”, climbing from 43-38. Coming in at #39, Saweetie and H.E.R. are new to the chart with “Closer”, taken from the former’s upcoming debut album Pretty Bitch Music. This collaboration marks their sixth and second top 40 entries, respectively. Finally, the cast of Encanto moves from 41-40 with the global hit “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”, which marks the first song from a Disney animated feature to reach the top 40 at the format since the fall of 1999.

Ed Sheeran enters at #41 with his Taylor Swift-assisted version of “The Joker And The Queen”, which can be found in its original form on his album = in 2021. Sheeran was a featured artist on two of Swift’s top 40 entries in 2013 and 2017, respectively. Tate McRae is new at #46 with “She’s All I Wanna Be”, while newcomer Em Beihold starts at #49 with the TikTok-fueled “Numb Little Bug”.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (November 14, 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 top titles that keep the music industry afloat, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

BABY’S FIRST WEEK: After sitting it out at #2 for the past four weeks, “Industry Baby” becomes the new #1 song at the Top 40 format. It marks the second chart-topper this year for Lil Nas X and the first for Jack Harlow. The Columbia label now claims the top three spots on the chart: The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber drop from 1-2 with “Stay” after ten weeks at the summit, while Adele‘s “Easy On Me” blasts from 8-3.

Format newcomer Oliver Tree branches out and soars from 44-36 with “Life Goes On”. It’s his first hit to rank on the Top 40 chart, but he’s already seen some action for a couple of past releases on the Alternative chart. Up from 42-38, “Faking Love” pairs Anitta and Saweetie for their second and fifth top 40 hits at the format, respectively. Finally, Imagine Dragons return to the Top 40 chart with “Follow You”, rising from 43-40. It’s their 11th entry to date and first since the spring of 2019.

The only new tune in the top 50 is one that earned most of its airplay on Friday: “Message In A Bottle”, entering at #46 for Taylor Swift. It’s included on Red (Taylor’s Version), a re-recorded release of her 2012 album, which will debut atop the Billboard 200 chart later this month.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (October 24, 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 the top songs and performers, both old and Yung, let’s see what’s popping at the format this week:

KID PLUS 8: “Stay” earns an eighth week at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart, as The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber continue their run with the longest-running #1 song of 2021 at the Top 40 format. It also remains atop the Hot AC radio chart, now in its third week there.

We’ve seen a pair of top 40 hits from Elton John (1981) and Emblem3 (2013) about a girl named “Chloe” and now the performer who bills herself simply as Chlöe enters the top 40 for the first time. “Have Mercy” moves from 41-39 this week, as the tune continues to approach the top ten on the Rhythmic and Urban radio charts. Meanwhile, Trevor Daniel jumps from 42-40 with his third top 40 song thus far, “Alone”. It interpolates “Better Off Alone”, the only chart hit at the format for Alice Deejay, which spent four weeks at #19 in the spring and summer of 2000.

In the top 50, Anitta and Sweetie lead four new entries in the region with “Faking Love”, which starts at #47. One spot lower, Charli XCX is in with “Good Ones” at #48. Her new release also appears in the top 50 on the Hot AC chart this week at #47, but with a significantly lower spin total. Imagine Dragons re-enter at #49 with “Follow You”, a former #1 hit on the Alternative radio chart from earlier this year. On the Top 40 chart, the track peaked at #47 in the late spring and hasn’t ranked in the top 50 since June. Lastly, at #50, Yung Bleu starts with the Chris Brown and 2 Chainz-assisted “Baddest”, a current top five hit on the Rhythmic and Urban charts.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (October 19, 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: the easiest winner of the year is, of course, Adele. Let’s add ’em up:

“EASY” DOES IT: As expected, it was a huge week for Adele at the Top 40 format with “Easy On Me”. It’s now the eighth title in the plays-per-week era to clear the entire panel in one week, scoring all 179 adds on impact. In fact, across the United States and Canada, the track got 528 adds in total when combining all formats. The lead single from 30 debuted at #22 on the Top 40 chart last weekend.

In second place, Anitta picked up 36 adds for the Saweetie-assisted “Faking Love”. The collaboration also performed well at the Rhythmic format, landing in the same runner-up position with another 33 stations there. The single marks the follow-up to “Girl From Rio”, which got as high as #22 the pop chart for Anitta this past July.

Rounding out the top three, Imagine Dragons finished in third place with “Follow You”. It impacted and earned 25 new stations, bringing its historic total to 42. The song spent five nonconsecutive weeks at #1 at the Alternative format between April and July.

Charting singles from Coldplay, Jesy Nelson and The Anxiety 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. ADELE, “Easy On Me” (Columbia)
2. ANITTA featuring SAWEETIE, “Faking Love” (Warner)
3. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Follow You” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
4. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
5. ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA, “Cold Heart” (Mercury/Interscope-Warner)
6. COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
7. BBNO$ featuring RICH BRIAN, “Edamame” (Mtheory/Further.)
8. JESY NELSON featuring NICKI MINAJ, “Boyz” (Republic)
9. CKAY, “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)” (Chocolate City/Atlantic)
10-T. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
10-T. NESSA BARRETT, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead” (Warner)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (October 18-19, 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 titles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ADELE, “Easy On Me” (Columbia)
Album: 30 (2021)
Past T40 History: “Easy” entered at #22 on the Top 40 radio chart this past weekend, becoming the tenth top 40 hit of her career.

ANITTA featuring SAWEETIE, “Faking Love” (Warner)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Anitta earned her first solo hit at the format this past summer with “Girl From Rio”, which reached #22 in July.

IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Follow You” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
Album: Mercury – Act 1 (2021)
Past T40 History: Prior to its delayed impact here, this track spent five nonconsecutive weeks at #1 on the Alternative radio chart.

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

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (August 31, 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: the gods of the format place Halsey‘s new song on the Top 40 throne. Let’s add ’em up:

“I AM” AT THE TOP: From the new set If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, Halsey led the adds report at Top 40 radio with “I Am Not A Woman, I’m A God”. It picked up 137 stations in its first week. Halsey also topped the adds report at the Alternative radio format, but with a different song: “You Asked For This”, also featured on the same album. “I Am” debuted at #36 on the pop chart last weekend.

Climbing into second place, “Need To Know” secured another 41 adds, as Doja Cat just earned her eighth top 40 hit at the format. Walker Hayes also impacted this week with his recent viral hit from TikTok, as “Fancy Like” tied for third place with another 28 stations. The track is just outside the top 20 at the Country radio format.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, SEB and Twenty One Pilots 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. HALSEY, “I Am Not A Woman, I’m A God” (Capitol)
2. DOJA CAT, “Need To Know” (Kemosabe/RCA)
3-T. SHAWN MENDES & TAINY, “Summer Of Love” (Island/Republic)
3-T. WALKER HAYES, “Fancy Like” (Monument/RCA)
5. BLACK EYED PEAS featuring SAWEETIE & LELE PONS, “Hit It” (Epic)
6-T. BILLIE EILISH, “Happier Than Ever” (Darkroom/Interscope)
6-T. MÅNESKIN, “Beggin'” (Arista)
8. WIZKID featuring TEMS, “Essence” (Starboy/RCA)
9. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
10. SEB, “Seaside” (Mom+Pop/further.)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (August 22, 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. From cold hearts to hot new tracks, here’s all that’s popping at the format this week:

“4” SCORES: For the fifth consecutive week, Olivia Rodrigo holds strong at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart with “Good 4 U”, taken from the recent chart-topping album Sour. Meanwhile, “Déjà Vu” remains in the runner-up position for the third week, still over 600 spins behind her leader at the top. Across the radio world, “Good” is expected to top the Hot AC chart in the next few weeks.

In the top 40, four new tunes check into the region: “Summer Of Love” is the highest, starting at #31 for Shawn Mendes and Tainy. This is the 12th top 40 single for Mendes and the second for Tainy, who last charted two years ago as a collaborator on Benny Blanco‘s “I Can’t Get Enough”, which peaked at #29. Jumping from 41-32, the Black Eyed Peas, Saweetie and Lele Pons hit the top 40 with “Hit It”. The song becomes their 22nd, fourth and first entries in the region, respectively. Next in line, Billie Eilish has her ninth top 40 entry with the title cut from her album Happier Than Ever, debuting at #36. Finally, at #40, we have a rather momentous debut: “Cold Heart”, a collaboration from Elton John and Dua Lipa. In the 48 years that an airplay chart has been compiled, combining the archives of both Mediabase and Radio & Records, “Cold” marks John’s 47th top 40 song at the format and first since January 1998. Meanwhile, Lipa has her 16th top 40 hit.

New at #42, WizKid and Tems enter the chart with their current top five hit at Urban radio: “Essence”. A new remix with Justin Bieber is also securing airplay at many pop stations. The only other new single in the top 50 is “Drive You Home”, which speeds onto the survey at #50 for Jackson Wang and the collective/record label Internet Money.

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