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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 30, 2019

Let’s call it a Rey.

If you’re preparing to travel for the long weekend, you better be preparing a long playlist with some of these big releases. Here are all the top new albums and singles hitting stores this Friday:

LANA DEL REY – Norman F*cking Rockwell (iTunes)
Features: “Doin’ Time”, the current #1 song on the Triple A chart that also ranks in the top five at Alternative radio

LIL TECCA – We Love You Tecca (iTunes)
Features: “Ransom”, a current top ten hit on the Rhythmic chart that also ranks in the top 40 at Top 40 radio

TOOL – Fear Inoculum (iTunes)
Features: The title track, which is approaching the top ten on the Active Rock chart

Notable albums out this week: Common‘s Let Love (iTunes), G Flip‘s About Us (iTunes), H.E.R.‘s I Used To Know Her (iTunes), Montaigne‘s Complex (iTunes), Natasha Bedingfield‘s Roll With Me (iTunes), Sheryl Crow‘s Threads (iTunes), SiR‘s Chasing Summer (iTunes), Stephen Bishop‘s We’ll Talk About It Later In The Car (iTunes), Trisha Yearwood‘s Every Girl (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Astrid S‘s True Issues (iTunes), Cris Cab‘s Diamonds (iTunes), Elevation Worship‘s At Midnight (iTunes), eleven7four‘s 1174 (iTunes), NUUXS‘s Red Tape, Vol. 2 (iTunes), Tones And I‘s The Kids Are Coming (iTunes)

New remix packages that you can buy this week include:
“OMG (Pt. 1)”, Gryffin & Carly Rae Jepsen (iTunes)
“Outnumbered”, Dermot Kennedy (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“About You”, Otto Knows (iTunes)
“All Around The World”, Matoma featuring Bryn Christopher (iTunes)
“Babushka Boi”, A$AP Rocky (iTunes)
“Bezerk”, Big Sean featuring A$AP Ferg & Hit-Boy (iTunes)
“BGM”, Wale (iTunes)
“Ceiling Won’t Break”, Finish Ticket (iTunes)
“Champion”, American Authors featuring Beau Young Prince (iTunes)
“Circles”, Post Malone (iTunes)
“Cold”, James Blunt (iTunes)
“Crush”, Duckwrth (iTunes)
“Don’t Stop Me Now”, Jukebox The Ghost (iTunes)
“Dream Of You”, Mxmtoon (iTunes)
“Drive”, Tim McGraw (iTunes)
“Four Walls”, Nicklas Sahl (iTunes)
“F*ck, I’m Lonely (Ofenbach Remix)”, Lauv featuring Anne-Marie (iTunes)
“Go Off (Nothin’ 2 It)”, Dillon Francis (iTunes)
“God Only Knows”, for KING & COUNTRY & Dolly Parton (iTunes)
“Good (Stripped)”, Twin XL (iTunes)
“Graduation”, Benny Blanco & Juice WRLD (iTunes)
“Head Above Water”, Avril Lavigne featuring We The Kings (iTunes)
“Heavenly”, Cigarettes After Sex (iTunes)
“Hello My Loneliness”, Delaney Jane x Call Me Karizma (iTunes)
“I Don’t Know What’s Cool Anymore”, Alphabeat (iTunes)
“I Hurt Too Much”, Clark Beckham (iTunes)
“Jacques”, Jax Jones & Tove Lo (iTunes)
“Kingdom”, Joel Adams (iTunes)
“Kiss & Tell”, Angels & Airwaves (iTunes)
“Look Away (Steve Void Remix)”, Stephen Puth (iTunes)
“Love Me Again”, RAYE & Jess Glynne (iTunes)
“Midnight Hour”, Skrillex, Boys Noize & Ty Dolla $ign (iTunes)
“Ms. Last Night”, Kyan Palmer & nicopop. (iTunes)
“New Fire (Poolside Remix)”, Pretty Sister featuring MarcLo (iTunes)
“Nice To Meet Ya”, The Griswolds (iTunes)
“Not 20 Anymore”, Bebe Rexha (iTunes)
“Ooh Girl”, Kris Kross Amsterdam featuring Conor Maynard & A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Over The Rainbow”, Renée Zellweger (iTunes)
“Paralyzed”, David Archuleta (iTunes)
“Proud Of You”, Five Times August (iTunes)
“Real Thing”, Ruel (iTunes)
“Runaway With You”, SVRCINA (iTunes)
“Safety”, GASHI featuring DJ Snake (iTunes)
“Shame On You”, Skylar Grey (iTunes)
“Sociopath”, Pusha T featuring Kash Doll (iTunes)
“Solo Quiero (Somebody To Love)”, Leona Lewis, Cali Y El Dandee & Juan Magán (iTunes)
“Start Over”, Jutes (iTunes)
“Stuck To You”, SafetySuit (iTunes)
“Suck On Light”, Boy & Bear (iTunes)
“Summer Fade”, Snakehips featuring Anna Of The North (iTunes)
“Tear Myself Apart”, Tate McRae (iTunes)
“The Darkness Has A Voice”, Amber Run (iTunes)
“Too Hot”, Jason Derulo (iTunes)
“Under Pressure”, LA WOMEN (iTunes)
“Up”, EARTHGANG (iTunes)
“Warm”, Charli XCX featuring HAIM (iTunes)
“Way Too Pretty For Prison”, Miranda Lambert & Maren Morris (iTunes)
“WeT”, Girl Wilde (iTunes)
“When It Comes To You”, Sean Paul (iTunes)
“Where Dreams Go To Die”, Ilse DeLange (iTunes)
“Without You”, John Newman & Nina Nesbitt (iTunes)
“Women Who Look Like You”, JP Saxe featuring Guapdad 4000 (iTunes)
“You Are Not Alone”, Emeli Sandé (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from artists like Post Malone, The Highwomen and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 9, 2005

It’s all “Because of” 2005.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back twelve years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 9, 2005…

Debuts:
40. BRYAN ADAMS, “Why Do You Have To Be So Hard To Love”
39. DANIEL POWTER, “Free Loop (One Night Stand)”
38. ANDY BELL, “Crazy”
35. THE VERONICAS, “4ever”
33. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Save The Last Dance For Me”

Biggest Mover(s):
JAMES BLUNT, “High” (32-22, ten spots)

10. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (up 4)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2005, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

09. SHERYL CROW, “Good Is Good” (up 1)
Album: Wildflower (2005, A&M Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

08. SANTANA featuring MICHELLE BRANCH and THE WRECKERS, “I’m Feeling You” (up 1)
Album: All That I Am (2005, Arista Records)
Peak: #3

07. BON JOVI, “Have A Nice Day” (up 1)
Album: Have A Nice Day (2005, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. RACHEL STEVENS, “I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)” (up 1)
Album: Come And Get It (2005, 19/Polydor Records)
Peak: #6

05. HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, “One Love” (down 1)
Album: Looking For Lucky (2005, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

04. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (up 1)
Album: Breakaway (2004, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. JOSH KELLEY, “Only You” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Almost Honest (2005, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

02. NICKELBACK, “Photograph” (steady, second week)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best of Savage Garden (2005, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 21, 2017

Take the good with the Brad.

It may be the end of 420, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some smokin’ releases on this week’s schedule. (I tried, I really did.) If you’re ready for all that new music, let’s check out all the action right here:

BRAD PAISLEY – Love And War (iTunes)
Last month, this Country star’s “Today” topped that radio format, while follow-up single “Last Time For Everything” is set to rise up the charts in the coming weeks. His eleventh studio album features guests like John FogertyMick Jagger and Timbaland, but a duet with Demi Lovato from last year didn’t make the cut. Paisley’s past four studio releases have debuted and peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200, while topping the Country survey.

COIN – How Will You Know If You Never Try (iTunes)
Nashville’s quirky pop/rockers opened their musical mouths and produced a top ten Alternative hit called “Talk Too Much” recently, but will tongues be wagging about their second studio album? Well, I sure hope so! It’s their first set in two years, and there’s a solid buzz headed into their first week. We’ll see if this release can bounce off of the Heatseekers survey and onto the Billboard 200.

INCUBUS – 8 (iTunes)
This California group has been reaching the Active Rock and Alternative charts for nearly two decades now, with their current single,  “Nimble Bastard”, becoming their latest top ten entry on the former. Their past four studio albums have debuted in the top two, but a heavy streaming presence for acts like Drake and Kendrick Lamar will probably deny any chance of that for this set.

More albums out this week: Barry Manilow‘s This Is My Town: Songs Of New York (iTunes), Jessie Reyez‘s Kiddo (iTunes), Sheryl Crow‘s Be Myself (iTunes), Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2 (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: Amy Shark‘s Night Thinker (iTunes), Christina Grimmie‘s Side B (iTunes), Greta Van Fleet‘s Black Smoke Rising (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“All The Best”, Zac Brown Band (iTunes)
“Attention”, Charlie Puth (iTunes)
“BDY ON ME”, Omarion (iTunes)
“Beautiful Ones”, Hurts (iTunes)
“Breathe (Shura Remix)”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Dear Ana”, Matthew Koma featuring Jai Wolf (iTunes)
“Despacito (Remix)”, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber (iTunes)
“Drummer Boy”, MisterWives (iTunes)
“Feel Something”, Jaymes Young (iTunes)
“Hard Times”, Paramore (iTunes)
“I Don’t Know Why (Acoustic)”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Lost In Your Light”, Dua Lipa featuring Miguel (iTunes)
“Lottery”, Kid Ink (iTunes)
“Lust For Life”, Lana Del Rey featuring The Weeknd (iTunes)
“Monsters”, Youngr (iTunes)
“Murder To The Mind”, Tash Sultana (iTunes)
“New Religion”, The Heydaze (iTunes)
“Nights With You”, (iTunes)
“Oh Man Oh Woman”, London Grammer (iTunes)
“Plot Twist”, Sigrid (iTunes)
“Problems Problems”, FRANKIE featuring Marc E. Bassy (iTunes)
“Question”, Alex Aiono (iTunes)
“Reminding Me”, Shawn Hook featuring Vanessa Hudgens (iTunes)
“The Cure”, Lady Gaga (iTunes)
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”, Shawn Mendes (iTunes)
“Together”, Ardyn (iTunes)
“Trick Me”, Sarah Solovay (iTunes)
“Wind Up”, Keke Palmer featuring Quavo (iTunes)
“Wonderland (Intro)”, Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new albums from Gorillaz, Mary J. Blige and more. Listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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RADIO REPORT: POP! Goes The Picks (March 2017)

Radio Report - March 2017

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 during the month. Which tunes will climb to the top and which ones will hit a stop? Here’s a selection of new singles being serviced in March in this month’s Radio Report:

SHERYL CROW – “Halfway There” (Warner Bros., March 6 – Triple A)
Album: Be Myself (2017)
Past AAA History: She’s had a long history at the format, including five #1 hits. 2002’s “Soak Up The Sun” spent eight weeks there.

LORDE – “Green Light” (Lava/Republic, March 6 / 7 – Hot AC and CHR/Top 40)
Album: Melodrama (2017)
Past CHR/HAC History: “Royals” (2013) and “Team” (2014) were #1 songs at both formats. Will “Green” speed its way to the top?

NOAH KAHAN – “Young Blood” (Republic, March 13 – Triple A)
Album: TBA
Past AAA History: This is the Vermont native’s debut release, making it his first ever adds date! It’s climbing on my personal chart.

BEA MILLER – “Song Like You” (Hollywood, March 13 / 14 – Hot AC and CHR/Top 40)
Album: Chapter One: Blue (EP) (2017)
Past CHR/HAC History: Miller’s had minor success at the two formats so far. On the CHR list, 2014’s “Young Blood” reached #38.

MISTERWIVES  – “Machine” (Republic, March 14 – Alternative)
Album: Connect The Dots (2017)
Past ALT History: “Reflections” and “Our Own House” fizzled below the top 30 at the format, but there’s early action for this tune.

DUA LIPA – “Be The One” (Warner Bros., March 21 – CHR/Top 40)
Album: Dua Lipa (2017)
Past CHR History: “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” was pulled in January, narrowly missing the top 20. We’ll see how this “One” charts.

SAINT MOTEL – “Born Again” (Elektra/Atlantic, March 21 – Alternative)
Album: saintmotelevision (2016)
Past ALT History: “Born” is likely to become the band’s fourth top 40 song at the format. Their biggest, “My Type”, hit #9 in 2015.

Which of these new songs would you like to see on the charts later this year? Let me know!

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FLASHBACK: Ooh Aah… Just A Little Bit Of Chart History

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“Meant for” a top ten record.

The CHR/Top 40 airwaves were starting to rebuild their identity by the end of 1996, after a tumultuous few years of ratings slides, faceless new acts and lost songs. Before the Spice Girls swept the nation with “girl power”, and Lillith Fair ruled the summer tour season, a number of female singers began to perform well at the format. During that year, Alanis Morissette, Celine Dion and Donna Lewis (and others) had a super run at the top, leaving only two published charts with a #1 song by a male soloist. Then, as the hits kept piling up, the inevitable result occurred: just as 1997 began, the top ten songs on the pop chart were all sung by female soloists or female-led bands. It’s the only time this kind of event took place on the format, pre-PPW (plays per week) or PPW era.

Now, just because it’s been two decades since this historic chart week, that doesn’t mean that female-led top threes, fours and fives are going away anytime soon. An all-female top seven occurred on the pop chart as recently as September 2014, which included big hits by acts like Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor and Taylor Swift. So, keep that dream of a top ten led by the ladies alive. It may just happen again when you least expect it…

Let’s get into those sensational songs that gave the top ten a special feminine touch for a little Throwback Thursday action:

(Stats taken from: Radio & Records – issue dated January 10, 1997, airplay period of December 30, 1996 – January 5, 1997)

10. CELINE DION, “It’s All Coming Back To Me Now” (down 3)
Album: Falling Into You
Label: 550 Music/Epic

1996 was a year of sevens for Dion on the pop chart. “Because You Loved Me” spent seven weeks at #1, and “All” spent seven at #2.

09. JEWEL, “You Were Meant For Me” (up 10)
Album: Pieces Of You
Label: Atlantic

Though 1996 was her breakout year, 1997 was even more successful for this singer. Her two #1 songs totaled nine weeks at the top.

08. GINA G, “Ooh Aah… Just A Little Bit” (up 6)
Album: Fresh!
Label: Eternal/Warner Bros.

The number of U.S. hits that originated at Eurovision is quite small, but “Ooh” connected with pop radio’s audience, peaking at #5.

07. THE CARDIGANS, “Lovefool” (up 9)
Album: First Band On The Moon
Label: Mercury

Nina Persson led this Swedish group to a huge smash in early 1997, spending six weeks at #1. They never made the pop chart again.

06. ALANIS MORISSETTE, “Head Over Feet” (=)
Album: Jagged Little Pill
Label: Maverick/Reprise

With her third in a run of five consecutive #1 singles on the pop chart, Morissette dominated the airwaves across multiple formats.

05. SHERYL CROW, “If It Makes You Happy” (=)
Album: Sheryl Crow
Label: A&M

Crow was likely “Happy” to reach the top five again after a couple of misses. “If” also went top ten at Alternative and Hot AC radio.

04. MERRIL BAINBRIDGE, “Mouth” (=)
Album: The Garden
Label: Universal

This Australian singer’s biggest U.S. hit held at #2 for four weeks in late 1996. Her two other chart singles stalled below the top 40.

03. TONI BRAXTON, “Un-Break My Heart” (=)
Album: Secrets
Label: LaFace/Arista

This iconic ballad became Braxton’s penultimate top ten hit on the pop listing, later making it there with “He Wasn’t Man Enough”.

02. EN VOGUE, “Don’t Let Go (Love)” (=)
Album: EV3
Label: EastWest/EEG

Shortly before the messy circumstances that made them a trio, this soundtrack cut gave the girls their biggest pop hit in four years.

01. NO DOUBT, “Don’t Speak” (=)
Album: Tragic Kingdom
Label: Trauma/Interscope

With a giant 11 (two frozen) weeks at #1, “Don’t” became the group’s signature song and one of the biggest radio hits of the decade.

Listen to Ooh Aah… A #TBT List on Spotify, featuring these songs and more top tunes from this week in 1996!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 2, 2003

"Down" and up this week's chart.

“Down” and up this week’s chart.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back 13 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 2, 2003…

Debuts:
40. MICHAEL MCDONALD, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”
35. LINKIN PARK, “Numb”

Biggest Mover(s):
(see below, #9)

10. SHERYL CROW, “The First Cut Is The Deepest” (steady, second week)
Album: The Very Best Of Sheryl Crow (2003, A&M Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “The Voice Within” (up 22)
Album: Stripped (2002, RCA Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

08. DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, “Hands Down” (up 6)
Album: A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar (2003, Vagrant Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. BRITNEY SPEARS featuring MADONNA, “Me Against The Music” (up 1)
Album: In The Zone (2003, Jive Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. MAROON 5, “Harder To Breathe” (down 3)
Album: Songs About Jane (2002, Octone/J Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

05. CLAY AIKEN, “Invisible” (steady, second week)
Album: Measure Of A Man (2003, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. NELLY FURTADO, “Powerless (Say What You Want)” (steady, second week)
Album: Folklore (2003, DreamWorks Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE, “Stacy’s Mom” (down 2)
Album: Welcome Interstate Managers (2003, S-Curve/EMI Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

02. DIDO, “White Flag” (steady, second week)
Album: Life For Rent (2003, Arista Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. NO DOUBT, “It’s My Life” (up 5)
Album: The Singles 1992–2003 (2003, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 30, 2005

A "Beautiful" batch of songs.

A “Beautiful” batch of songs.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back 11 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 30, 2005…

Debuts:
40. BONNIE RAITT, “I Will Not Be Broken”
39. KEANE, “Bend & Break”
38. EURYTHMICS, “I’ve Got A Life”
37. LINDSAY LOHAN, “Confessions Of A Broken Heart (Daughter To Father)”
33. BRUCE HORNSBY featuring ELTON JOHN, “Dreamland”

Biggest Mover(s):
KELLY CLARKSON, “Gone” (39-31, eight spots)

10. CHARLOTTE CHURCH, “Call My Name” (steady, second week)
Album: Tissues And Issues (2005, Sony BMG Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (up 4)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

08. SHERYL CROW, “Good Is Good” (steady, third week)
Album: Wildflower (2005, A&M Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

07. JAMIE CULLUM, “Get Your Way” (up 5)
Album: Catching Tales (2005, Verve Records)
Peak: #4

06. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (steady, second week)
Album: Daniel Powter (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) + #1 for ten weeks (2006)

05. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (steady, second week)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2005, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

04. SANTANA featuring MICHELLE BRANCH and THE WRECKERS, “I’m Feeling You” (steady, second week)
Album: All That I Am (2005, Arista Records)
Peak: #3

03. MADONNA, “Hung Up” (down 2)
Album: Confessions On A Dance Floor (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (up 1)
Album: Breakaway (2004, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (up 1, sixth week)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best Of Savage Garden (2005, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 2, 2005

Reliving the "Good" times.

Reliving the “Good” times.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s take a trip back to a month into my second year of high school and revisit the top songs from this week in 2005…

Debuts:
39. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Better Days”

Biggest Mover:
NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (37-25, 12 spots)

10. SHERYL CROW, “Good Is Good” (up 2)
Album: Wildflower (2005, A&M Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

09. SANTANA featuring MICHELLE BRANCH and THE WRECKERS, “I’m Feeling You” (steady, second week)
Album: All That I Am (2005, Arista Records)
Peak: #3

08. BON JOVI, “Have A Nice Day” (down 1)
Album: Have A Nice Day (2005, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. RACHEL STEVENS, “I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)” (up 1)
Album: Come And Get It (2005, 19/Polydor Records)
Peak: #6

06. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (down 4)
Album: Daniel Powter (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) + #1 for ten weeks (2006)

05. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Breakaway (2004, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

04. HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, “One Love” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Looking For Lucky (2005, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

03. JOSH KELLEY, “Only You” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Almost Honest (2005, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

02. NICKELBACK, “Photograph” (up 4)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (steady, second week)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best of Savage Garden (2005, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (September 10)

It's "Electric"!

It’s “Electric”!

September’s picking up speed with quite a few big releases this week – here are all the ones you need to know about for this Tuesday, September 10:

  • This may not be the top-selling album of the week, but it’s certainly got the buzz to carry it up the chart. The Electric Lady is the second full-length album and third overall release for futuristic soul singer Janelle Monáe, which features a few singles including “Q.U.E.E.N.” with Erykah Badu and a recent collaboration with Miguel, “PrimeTime”. There may be GRAMMY potential for this one and it will almost certainly be the biggest album commercially of her career thus far. (iTunes)
  • Next in line is Country singer and American Idol judge Keith Urban, who lights a Fuse on this week’s schedule with his latest album. The leadoff single “Little Bit Of Everything” recently topped the Country chart and there may be some crossover potential with his latest material. (iTunes)
  • Rapper 2 Chainz (don’t yell it out, please) has a second album to add to his chain of releases, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. His last album debuted at #1 and this one will likely enter in the top 5 as well. (iTunes)
  • With her first all-Country album, singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow strums along with Feels Like Home, featuring the recent hit “Easy”. It should enough support to debut in the top 10. (iTunes)
  • She taught us how to “Conga” and now Gloria Estefan is taking us back to the days of the The Great American Songbook. The Standards is her first English album since 2011 and is an all-covers release, including songs like “Smile” and “What A Wonderful World”. (iTunes)
  • Rockers Arctic Monkeys return with a new album, AM, featuring the singles “R U Mine?”, “Do I Wanna Know?” and “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” (and no, not every song title is in the form of a question.) (iTunes)
  • Canadian producer and performer The Weeknd released a compilation album called Trilogy last year; he now issues his first full studio album, Kiss Land, featuring a collaboration with rapper Drake. (iTunes)
  • They’re a legendary soul and R&B band and they just keep going. Out with their 20th studio album since 1971, Earth, Wind & Fire promise to be around Now, Then & Forever. (iTunes)
  • Other albums out this week include Bowling For Soup‘s Lunch. Drunk. Love. (iTunes), BOY‘s Mutual Friends – Acoustic EP (iTunes), Goldfrapp‘s Tales Of Us (iTunes), London Grammar‘s If You Wait (iTunes) and Trombone Shorty‘s Say That To Say This (iTunes).

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

  • “Good Times”, another digital single from The Voice winner Cassadee Pope. (iTunes)
  • “Let’s Go There”, a hot Country single from new duo The Brothers Osborne. (iTunes)
  • “My Kind Of Love”, the new U.S. single from Emeli Sandé as remixed by RedOne and Alex P. (iTunes)
  • “Rough Water”, a new collaboration from Travie McCoy and Jason Mraz. (iTunes)
  • “Stay The Night”, a dance track from DJ Zedd and rocker Hayley Williams of Paramore. (iTunes)

There’s a huge week brewing next week with albums from acts like Avicii, Grouplove, Jack Johnson and much more. Who grabs hold of the top spot? Find out as we preview the week next Tuesday!

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (Mar. 12)

The star (is out today.)

The star (is out today.)

This is Ground Control to Major Releases: go ahead and strut those sales. Here are the new albums orbiting the music universe for the week of March 12:

  • Ziggy Stardust is back with his first album since 2003’s Reality. David Bowie makes a triumphant return with The Next Day, a huge critical success and likely a commercial one too. Two singles from the effort have charted at AAA radio. It will almost certainly be in the top two on next week’s album chart. (iTunes)
  • Challenging Mr. Bowie and going for their fifth number-one album, Bon Jovi release What About Now, featuring leadoff single “Because We Can”. It’s seeing moderate airplay on the adult contemporary formats. (iTunes)
  • The compilation Sound City: Real To Reel is out today, a musical companion to the Dave Grohl-directed film, which features collaborations with him and artists like Paul McCartney and Stevie Nicks. (iTunes)
  • The latest from the man they call Slowhand, Eric Clapton‘s Old Sock, is in stores. It’s his 20th studio album. Current single “Gotta Get Over” is at AAA radio now. (iTunes)
  • R&B boy band Mindless Behavior are back with an Urban hit, “Keep Her On The Low”, and their second full-length release, All Around The World. (iTunes)
  • Christian supergroup Audio Adrenaline puts out their first studio album in five years, Kings & Queens. (iTunes)
  • As the soundtrack to the annual Passion conference, Let The Future Begin puts together top talent and speakers in the world of Christian music. (iTunes)
  • Rockers Adrenaline Mob get their adrenaline pumpin’ with a seven-song covers EP appropriately titled Coverta. (iTunes)
  • Smash‘s Megan Hilty is smashing on her solo release, It Happens All The Time. (iTunes)
  • Guitarist Orianthi, probably best known for her participation in the late Michael Jackson‘s This Is It tour, is out with Heaven In This Hell today. (Amazon)

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

  • “Body Party”, another song off of Ciara‘s forthcoming album, One Woman Army. It samples “My Boo” by the Ghost Town DJ’s. (iTunes)
  • “Easy”, the first single by Sheryl Crow to be released exclusively to Country radio. (iTunes)
  • “Problem”, a new single from pop and dance singer Natalia Kills. (iTunes)

We’ll be back next week with a hot new release from Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience. It’s expected to be huge. Also, look out for new releases from Country singer Kacey Musgraves and Alternative rockers Walk Off The Earth. See you in seven!

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