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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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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (December 6, 2020)

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. With the holiday freeze approaching, slower weeks are ahead, but not before some decent December action on the charts. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

SEVEN GOLDN WEEKS: 24KGoldn and Iann Dior stay at #1 on the Top 40 radio chart for the seventh consecutive week with “Mood”, tying for the longest run of the year so far along with top titles from Harry Styles and The Weeknd. “Mood” is still more than 1,600 spins ahead of the song in the runner-up position.

Two newcomers reach the top 40 with their first chart singles: The Kid LAROI soars from 44-39 with “So Done”, while Ashnikko is up from 42-40 with “Daisy”. The former is currently based in Australia, while the latter is in England (but she was born and raised in North Carolina.)

Thanks to a newly-released remix that features Demi Lovato, who is not currently credited on Mediabase, the current #1 hit on the Alternative chart by All Time Low and Blackbear enters at #46. “Monsters” is the third song by the band to reach the top 50 here since their debut in 2011. Following the collaborative trend, David Guetta and Sia are also new at #48 with “Let’s Love”, as Sigala and James Arthur come in at #50 with “Lasting Lover”.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (November 3, 2020)

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: Ariana Grande does some easy math and lands at the top for the second week in a row. Who else is crunching numbers this week? Let’s add ’em up:

34 + 35 = 87 ADDS: After earning last week’s Most Added song with “Positions”, Ariana Grande lands another 87 adds this week for the follow-up, “34+35”. It entered at #45 on last Sunday’s published chart and should reach the top 40 by the weekend.

In the top five on the adds report, Ritt Momney‘s viral cover of “Put Your Records On”, originally performed by Corinne Bailey Rae in 2006, came in fourth place with 29 adds this week. Starting in fifth, the Marshmello, Imanbek and Usher collaboration “Too Much” put up a solid 21. It received nine at the Hot AC format yesterday.

Another pair of recent collaborations crashed the top ten here in eighth place: David Guetta and Sia‘s “Let’s Love” and Wallows and Clairo‘s “Are You Bored Yet?”, which both secured twelve stations.

Charting singles from Harry Styles and Jason Derulo returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

Next week: Ashnikko and The Weeknd are saving some tears and adds for Tuesday’s refreshed report.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. ARIANA GRANDE, “34+35” (Republic)
2-T. BEBE REXHA featuring DOJA CAT, “Baby, I’m Jealous” (Warner)
2-T. HARRY STYLES, “Golden” (Erskine/Columbia)
4. RITT MOMNEY, “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
5. MARSHMELLO & IMANBEK featuring USHER, “Too Much” (Joytime Collective/RCA)
6. JASON DERULO, “Take You Dancing” (APG/Atlantic)
7. INTERNET MONEY featuring GUNNA, DON TOLIVER & NAV, “Lemonade” (10K Projects/Capitol)
8-T. DAVID GUETTA & SIA, “Let’s Love” (Warner)
8-T. WALLOWS featuring CLAIRO, “Are You Bored Yet?” (Atlantic)
10. MACHINE GUN KELLY x BLACKBEAR, “My Ex’s Best Friend” (Bad Boy/Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (November 2-3, 2020)

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 tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ARIANA GRANDE – “34+35” (Republic)
Album: Positions (2020)
Past T40 History: Grande will easily score her 24th top 40 single here. The title track from her new album just entered the top 20.

DAVID GUETTA & SIA – “Let’s Love” (Warner)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: This single could become Guetta and Sia’s fourth collaboration to enter the top 50 at the pop format since 2012.

MARSHMELLO & IMANBEK featuring USHER – “Too Much” (RCA)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Both Marshmello and Usher have hit #1 at the pop format. It’s been 5-1/2 years since Usher’s last top 40 single.

RITT MOMNEY – “Put Your Records On” (Disruptor/Columbia)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Corinne Bailey Rae’s original song didn’t chart here, but it did peak at #10 on the Hot AC list in the fall of 2006.

Next week: save your tears and your adds, because The Weeknd is coming with his new single…

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (July 19, 2020)

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. If you’re ready to fall into the chart stats for the week, here’s what’s popping at the format:

DAN’S THE MAN: With the second-slowest run ever to #1 at the pop format, Trevor Daniel‘s “Falling” rises from 2-1 in its 28th week in the top 40. His follow-up single, the Selena Gomez-assisted “Past Life”, rises from 22-18.

The Kane Brown, Swae Lee and Khalid collaboration “Be Like That” continues its momentum at the Top 40 format and reaches the chart with a high debut at #35. It’s the second pop radio hit for Brown, the fifth solo for Lee and the 12th for Khalid. Ava Max is up from 43-36 with “Kings & Queens”, marking her third top 40 single to date. Sia also rises into the top 40 with the soundtrack cut “Together”, taken from her upcoming film Music. It rises from 42-40 to become her tenth solo song to reach the region here.

The Killers lead this week’s top 50 action with “Caution”, a recent #1 song on the Alternative and Triple A charts that starts at #47. Two viral tracks that reacted on the video platform TikTok are next: Curtis Waters and Harm Franklin check in with “Stunnin'” at #48, while Avenue Beat is new at #49 with the topical “F2020”. Finally, with his follow-up to the #2 hit “Hot Girl Bummer”, the #50 debut this week belongs to Blackbear with “Queen Of Broken Hearts”. It impacts at the format on Tuesday.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (June 23, 2020)

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: AJ Mitchell burns through the competition to land at the top of the adds report. Who also is bringing the heat? Let’s add ’em up:

BURNIN’ FOR YOU: Looking for his fourth top 40 song at the pop format, AJ Mitchell is off to a great start with “Burn”, picking up 30 stations on impact and the Most Added title for the week. DaBaby and Roddy Ricch followed in second place with 26 new adds for “Rockstar”, a recent #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 list.

Kygo and OneRepublic‘s “Lose Somebody” was solid with a third place finish, winning 17 stations on impact. Several other early titles hit the top ten with smaller sums than usual, including a few notable collaborations, which are all listed below.

Charting singles from Gabby Barrett, Lil Mosey and Sia returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, featuring music from Chris Brown x Young Thug and StaySolidRocky.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. AJ MITCHELL, “Burn” (Epic)
2. DABABY featuring RODDY RICCH, “Rockstar” (SCMG/Interscope)
3-T. GABBY BARRETT featuring CHARLIE PUTH, “I Hope” (Warner)
3-T. KYGO featuring ONEREPUBLIC, “Lose Somebody” (Interscope-RCA)
5. BLACK EYED PEAS, OZUNA & J. REY SOUL, “Mamacita” (Epic)
6-T. CHRIS BROWN x YOUNG THUG, “Go Crazy” (RCA-300 Ent.)
6-T. JAWSH 685 x JASON DERULO, “Savage Love” (Columbia)
8-T. DOJA CAT featuring GUCCI MANE, “Like That” (Kemosabe/RCA)
8-T. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
8-T. SIA, “Together” (Atlantic/EMG)

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (June 14, 2020)

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. Writing about music and radio charts at the moment is a bit strange, but for petition and donation resources in the fight against racial inequality in our country, please go to this website and do what you can. Here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

BACK INTO THE LIGHT: Returning to the summit on the Top 40 radio chart for a fourth nonconsecutive week, The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” is enduring on the pop airwaves, while simultaneously topping the list at the Hot AC format. The tune is now in its 25th week in the top 40. The most recent single from his After Hours album, “In Your Eyes”, stalled out a few weeks back at #19.

There’s some crazy top 40 action on the chart this week, including six new entries in the region. Gabby Barrett‘s “I Hope” makes a huge leap from 42-32 to become her first top 40 single at the format. It previously topped the Country radio chart in April. From the soundtrack to upcoming film Promising Young Woman, Cyn earns her first top 40 hit with “Drinks”, up from 41-35. After narrowly missing the top 40 with two releases in 2016, JoJo has her first top 40 song in eight years with “Man”, climbing from 43-37. It’s her sixth title to enter the region since 2004. The Surf Mesa and Emilee collaboration “ILY (I Love You Baby)” leaps from 45-38, with the two performers each earning their first top 40 entries. Sam Fischer jumps from 44-39 with “This City”, as he lands his first top 40 entry here as well. It now ranks in the top 20 on the Hot AC chart. Last but not least, Ashe climbs from 46-40 on the survey with “Moral Of The Story”, which is currently in the top 15 on the Alternative chart.

The top 50 is just as active on the chart with another six entries in that region, led by Tones And I‘s “Ur So F**king Cool” at #43. It follows the global hit “Dance Monkey”, which spent six nonconsecutive weeks at #6 on the Top 40 survey this year. Newcomer Pink Sweat$ isn’t sweating his entry at #45 with “17”, followed by the TikTok-fueled “Banana” by Conkarah and Shaggy, which begins to ripen at #47. Olivia O’Brien‘s “Josslyn” starts at #48, as she makes her first appearance on the chart since the end of 2016. That year also happens to be the same one when Melanie Martinez last charted at the format; her “Play Date” arrives at #49. Sia‘s new single “Together” ends this Sunday’s wild chart adventure; the cut from her upcoming film Music sneaks in at #50.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (March 22, 2020)

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. In these very difficult times, please stay safe and don’t jeopardize your health. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

“NOW” MORE THAN EVER: Dua Lipa‘s huge hit “Don’t Start Now” earns a fifth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart, up more than 350 spins from last week. “Don’t” now ties the run for “New Rules” at this format, which accomplished its five weeks in January and February 2018. Elsewhere, the song moves from 5-4 at Hot AC radio and from 16-13 on the AC chart.

K-pop group Monsta X scores their second top 40 single this week with “You Can’t Hold My Heart”, up 41-38. Last September, the French Montana-assisted “Who Do U Love?” spent two nonconsecutive weeks at #23. Debuting at #39, 5 Seconds Of Summer picks up their 11th top 40 hit to date with “Old Me”. It’s their third single to chart from the album Calm, due on Friday. Bryce Vine also makes a huge jump from 50-40 with “Baby Girl”, which marks his fourth top 40 entry since 2018.

BTS and Sia are “On” their way up the pop survey with this week’s #47 debut. One other collaboration is new to the region: landing at #50, it’s New Hope Club and R3HAB‘s “Let Me Down Slow”. This is the first time on the chart for the English trio.

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (March 2-3, 2020)

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 tracks impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

BTS featuring SIA, “On” (BigHit/Columbia)
Album: Map Of The Soul: 7 (2020)
Past T40 History: Following their set’s giant bow at #1 on the Billboard 200 list, the K-pop act is looking for their sixth top 40 hit.

LADY GAGA, “Stupid Love” (Interscope)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: After reaching the top 30 on last Sunday’s published chart, Lady Gaga hopes to score her seventh #1 hit to date.

SURFACES, “Sunday Best” (Caroline/Capitol)
Album: Where The Light Is (2019)
Past T40 History: After finding a new audience through the video app TikTok, this duo’s viral song is now surfacing at the format.

SZA & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE – “The Other Side” (RCA)
Album: Trolls World Tour (Soundtrack) (2020)
Past T40 History: Timberlake’s big hit “Can’t Stop The Feeling”, from the original Trolls film, spent two weeks at #1 in June 2016.

5 Seconds Of Summer, Bryce Vine and Sam Fischer are among the names fisching for adds at the format next Tuesday.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 12, 2019

Mapping out a chart win.

When the world’s biggest K-pop group maps out a route to the top of the charts, everyone else should move out of the way… here are this week’s top new albums and singles hitting the market:

BTS – Map Of The Soul: Persona (EP) (iTunes)
Features: The Halsey-assisted “Boy With Luv”, which impacts at Top 40 radio this coming Tuesday

Notable albums out this week: Aaron Lewis‘s State I’m In (iTunes), Anderson .Paak‘s Ventura (iTunes), Andy Black‘s The Ghost Of Ohio (iTunes), Bruce Hornsby‘s Absolute Zero (iTunes), Danny Gokey‘s Haven’t Seen It Yet (iTunes), Emma Bunton‘s My Happy Place (iTunes), Glen Hansard‘s This Wild Willing (iTunes), Jackie Evancho‘s The Debut (iTunes), John Paul White‘s The Hurting Kind (iTunes), LSD‘s Labrinth, Sia & Diplo Present… (iTunes), Melissa Etheridge‘s The Medicine Show (iTunes), Missio‘s The Darker The Weather // The Better The Man (iTunes), Nicklas Sahl‘s Planets (iTunes), Tommee Profitt x Fleurie‘s Gloria Regali (iTunes), Walking On Cars‘s Colours (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Hannah Jane Lewis‘s Hannah Jane Lewis (iTunes), Leaving Austin‘s Southern Gold (iTunes), Norah Jones‘s Begin Again (iTunes), Ofenbach‘s Ofenbach (iTunes), Omar Apollo‘s Friends (iTunes), Theia‘s Not Your Princess (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“All Nighter”, Overstreet (iTunes)
“Back To Love”, Chris Brown (iTunes)
“Better By Myself”, Hey Violet (iTunes)
“Between The Lines (Louie Vega Remix)”, Robyn (iTunes)
“Borderline”, Tame Impala (iTunes)
“Can We Pretend”, P!nk featuring Cash Cash (iTunes)
“Can’t Come Back”, Myzica (iTunes)
“Dead To Me”, Blackbear (iTunes)
“Don’t Give Up On Me (R3HAB Remix)”, Andy Grammer (iTunes)
“Every Boy”, Miss Benny (iTunes)
“Favourite Ex”, Maisie Peters (iTunes)
“Fifteen”, Johan (iTunes)
“Free To Go”, Seeb x Highasakite (iTunes)
“F*ck”, Oliver Tree (iTunes)
“Heroes Never Die”, UNSECRET featuring Krigarè (iTunes)
“Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness)”, The Raconteurs (iTunes)
“I Just Wanted You”, Openside (iTunes)
“I’m Not Coming Back”, Meg Mac (iTunes)
“Imported”, Jessie Reyez & 6LACK (iTunes)
“Kingdom Of One”, Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Late Night Feelings”, Mark Ronson featuring Lykke Li (iTunes)
“Make Up”, Landon Cube (iTunes)
“Nightshade”, The Lumineers (iTunes)
“One Thought Away”, Asher Angel featuring Wiz Khalifa (iTunes)
“Ride”, Lolo Zouaï (iTunes)
“Roll The Dice”, Marshmello & SOBxRBE (iTunes)
“Roots And Wings”, Jessie James Decker (iTunes)
“Sanguine Paradise”, Lil Uzi Vert (iTunes)
“Sixteen”, Ellie Goulding (iTunes)
“SOS”, Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“Summer Love”, Oliver Heldens featuring Devin & Nile Rodgers (iTunes)
“Sunday”, Jessica Mauboy (iTunes)
“Talk (Remix)”, Khalid featuring Megan Thee Stallion & Yo Gotti (iTunes)
“The Bully”, Sody (iTunes)
“Think About You (Galantis Remix)”, Kygo featuring Valerie Broussard (iTunes)
“Til I Don’t”, Mokita (iTunes)
“Timeless”, Rob Thomas (iTunes)
“Ugly”, Anitta (iTunes)
“Up All Night”, Harrison Wheeler featuring Magic Marshall (iTunes)
“Waiting Tables”, Fly By Midnight (iTunes)
“Wreck”, Hux (iTunes)
“You The One”, EBEN (iTunes)
“Zelda Mae”, Fergus (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums and EPs from Cage The Elephant, Lizzo and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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