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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 31, 2019

Rhett’s still a good bet.

Saying this week is a big one for new releases would be an understatement: it’s absolutely massive. From country kings to pop queens, here are the top new albums and singles hitting the market:

THOMAS RHETT – Center Point Road (iTunes)
Features: “Look What God Gave Her”, a top ten hit on the Country radio chart that also ranks in the top 30 on the Hot AC chart

Notable albums out this week: Calboy‘s Wildboy (iTunes), Denzel Curry‘s ZUU (iTunes), Hootie & The Blowfish‘s Cracked Rear View (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (iTunes), Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band‘s The Traveler (iTunes), Kirk Franklin‘s Long Live Love (iTunes), Phil Collins‘s Other Sides (iTunes) and Remixed Sides (iTunes), Raveena‘s Lucid (iTunes), Skepta‘s Ignorance Is Bliss (iTunes), Sublime With Rome‘s Blessings (iTunes), Susan Boyle‘s Ten (iTunes), Wang Chung‘s Orchesography (iTunes), Yung Gravy‘s Sensational (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Barenaked Ladies‘s Fake Nudes: Naked (iTunes), Jack Gray‘s Nights Like This (iTunes), Maren Morris‘s Reimagined (iTunes), Miley Cyrus‘s She Is Coming (iTunes), Spencer Barnett‘s Reckless (iTunes), XYLØ‘s Yes & No (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“17”, Zhavia Ward (iTunes)
“A Different Kind Of Human”, AURORA (iTunes)
“Ain’t Thinkin’ ‘Bout You”, KREAM & Eden Prince featuring Louisa (iTunes)
“Alcohol You Later (Acoustic)”, Mitchell Tenpenny (iTunes)
“All My Friends”, Madeon (iTunes)
“Assassin (Hippie Sabotage Remix)”, Au/Ra (iTunes)
“Aute Cuture”, ROSALÍA (iTunes)
“Away From You”, Queen Naija (iTunes)
“Black Out”, 7715 (iTunes)
“Bloom”, Aaron Taos (iTunes)
“Breaking Hearts”, Benedict Cork (iTunes)
“Broke Leg”, Tory Lanez featuring Quavo & Tyga (iTunes)
“Call You Mine”, The Chainsmokers featuring Bebe Rexha (iTunes)
“Calm Down” / “Can’t Stop You”, Pete Yorn (iTunes)
“Can I”, Kiana Ledé (iTunes)
“Carry On (Nicky Romero Remix)”, Kygo & Rita Ora (iTunes)
“Castles”, Freya Ridings (iTunes)
“Cheap Queen”, King Princess (iTunes)
“Choir”, Guy Sebastian (iTunes)
“City Of Black & White (Revisited)”, Mat Kearney (iTunes)
“Crop Circles”, Jon Bellion (iTunes)
“Diablo”, Ilira featuring Juan Magán (iTunes)
“Do Me”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Don’t Let Them”, Young Bombs (iTunes)
“Drugs (Acoustic)”, Upsahl (iTunes)
“Enemy”, Skip Marley (iTunes)
“Falling Down”, Harrison Storm (iTunes)
“Find U Again”, Mark Ronson featuring Camila Cabello (iTunes)
“First Day Of My Life”, Lisa Loeb (iTunes)
“First Time”, Grey featuring Robinson (iTunes)
“Further Than The Planes Fly (Fly Holmsey Remix)”, Eves Karydas (iTunes)
“Forward Motion”, Daya (iTunes)
“Glad He’s Gone”, Tove Lo (iTunes)
“Golden”, Unsecret featuring Jessie Early (iTunes)
“Gone”, Great Good Fine OK featuring Transviolet (iTunes)
“Have You Had Enough Wine?”, JC Stewart (iTunes)
“Gone”, Vérité (iTunes)
“Hills”, Souly Had (iTunes)
“Hold You Down”, X Ambassadors (iTunes)
“Honest (Acoustic)”, PUBLIC (iTunes)
“I Don’t Care (Acoustic)”, Ed Sheeran (iTunes)
“I Love You But I Don’t Like You”, Molly Moore (iTunes)
“Ice Cream”, MIKA (iTunes)
“Into Happiness”, Phantogram (iTunes)
“ISOU”, SHAED (iTunes)
“Jealous”, Ingrid Michaelson (iTunes)
“Let Me Go”, Adam&Steve x gnash (iTunes)
“Let You”, Cheryl (iTunes)
“Little Light One”, Flor (iTunes)
“Lotta Dem”, Bhad Bhabie (iTunes)
“Maria”, Grandson (iTunes)
“Might Be Right”, White Reaper (iTunes)
“Mine Right Now (Simon Hardy Remix)”, Sigrid (iTunes)
“Missing You”, Steve James & Eric Nam (iTunes)
“My Way Up”, Molly Kate Kestner (iTunes)
“Never Really Over”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Not The One”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Obvious”, Deorro (iTunes)
“Outlaw”, Julie Bergan (iTunes)
“Potions”, Slander & Said The Sky featuring JT Roach (iTunes)
“Press”, Cardi B (iTunes)
“Rattling Rose”, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (iTunes)
“Ritual”, Tiësto, Jonas Blue & Rita Ora (iTunes)
“Sad Forever”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Same (Win & Woo Remix)”, Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“Scary Mask”, Poppy featuring Fever 333 (iTunes)
“Shallow”, Pentatonix (iTunes)
“Simple Love”, Genevieve Stokes (iTunes)
“Sometimes I Don’t Mind”, Bowling For Soup (iTunes)
“Sorry”, Cris Cab (iTunes)
“Spicy”, Herve Pagez & Diplo featuring Charli XCX (iTunes)
“Stay Awake (Acoustic)”, Dean Lewis (iTunes)
“Summer Air”, Hardwell featuring Trevor Guthrie (iTunes)
“Supply & Demand”, Wilder Woods (iTunes)
“Swimming Pools”, Lxandra (iTunes)
“The Search”, NF (iTunes)
“Thoughts”, Sasha Sloan (iTunes)
“Too Much”, FERGUS (iTunes)
“Too Proud (Kito Remix)”, Broods (iTunes)
“Tucson Train”, Bruce Springsteen (iTunes)
“We Need Love”, John Legend (iTunes)
“What Do You Like In Me”, Nasty Cherry (iTunes)
“When You Know What Love Is”, Craig David (iTunes)
“When You Leave (Prince Fox Remix)”, Nikki Vianna & Matoma (iTunes)
“What U Like”, Kyan Palmer x Nicopop. featuring Johnny Mac (iTunes)
“Worryin’ ‘Bout Me”, BJ The Chicago Kid featuring Offset (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Avicii, the Jonas Brothers and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of November 4, 2016

Looking for a Home at the top.

House hunters.

What’s new in November? Mix some rockers and R&B stars, some pop singers and producers, and you’ll get a healthy hit mix for this weekend. Here are the notable albums and singles released this week:

BON JOVI — This House Is Not For Sale (iTunes)
After a “fan album” release in 2015, which you likely forgot about or didn’t realize happened, the iconic New Jersey rockers have a new set out this week. Once again, it was produced by leader Jon Bon Jovi and John Shanks. Songwriter Billy Falcon returns as well. The title track is a solid top ten single on the AC chart, while it continues to slowly rise into the top 30 on Hot AC radio. (It’s also in the top ten on my personal chart!) Look for a top ten debut next week.

ALICIA KEYS — Here (iTunes)
This is Keys’s first studio album in four years, but the radio singles from it haven’t done nearly as well as her past material. On a deluxe version of the set, you’ll find “In Common”, which was a moderate Urban hit, as well as a top ten song at Urban AC. Now, “Blended Family (What You Do For Love)” (featuring A$AP Rocky) is trying to find its footing. Though it’s been a messy era, a top ten bow on the Billboard 200 is probably a safe bet.

KUNGS — Layers (iTunes)
This French DJ and producer’s single “This Girl”, a remix of a song originally performed by Australia’s Cookin’ On 3 Burners, hit the top 15 on CHR/Top 40 radio recently. However, it fell short of the huge success it experienced in Europe, including #1 peaks in France, Germany and Scotland. Don’t expect this set to do huge numbers in the U.S., but it could do well digitally.

Christmas albums out this week: Kris Allen‘s Somethin’ About Christmas (iTunes)

More albums out this week: Birds Of Tokyo‘s BRACE (iTunes), Common‘s Black America Again (iTunes), Jim James‘s Eternally Even (iTunes), Lions Head‘s LNZHD (iTunes), Mother Love Bone‘s On Earth As It Is: The Complete Works (iTunes), Robbie Williams‘s Heavy Entertainment Show (iTunes), Susan Boyle‘s A Wonderful World (iTunes), The Fray‘s Through The Years: The Best Of The Fray (iTunes), ZAYDE WØLF‘s Golden Age (iTunes), NOW That’s What I Call Music!, Vol. 60 (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: Badflower‘s Temper (iTunes), Beach Weather‘s Chit Chat (iTunes), Cape Cub‘s 6AM (iTunes), Keke Palmer‘s Lauren (iTunes), TENDER‘s III (iTunes), The Chainsmokers‘s Collage (iTunes), The New Coast‘s Paraga Beach (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“Back Around”, Olly Murs (iTunes)
“Ballroom Blitz”, The Struts (iTunes)
“Dog Years”, Maggie Rogers (iTunes)
“dopemang”, Kiiara featuring Ashley All Day (iTunes)
“Easy”, Kingsbury (iTunes)
“F.U.”, Little Mix (iTunes)
“Faith”, Stevie Wonder featuring Ariana Grande (iTunes)
“Find Me”, Sigma featuring Birdy (iTunes)
“Good Day”, DNCE (iTunes)
“Jericho (Recycle Jordan Remix)”, Marc Scibilia (iTunes)
“Kisses Back”, Matthew Koma (iTunes)
“Let Me Know”, Lonely Benson (iTunes)
“Memory Makin’”, High Valley (iTunes)
“Numb”, David Archuleta (iTunes)
“Old Souls, Young Bodies”, Whissell (iTunes)
“Petrol Head”, Sting (iTunes)
“Queen Elizabeth”, Cheat Codes (iTunes)
“Ritual”, Marshmello featuring Wrabel (iTunes)
“The First Thing You See”, Bruno Major (iTunes)
“The Only One”, Bobby Bazini (iTunes)
“Therapy”, Kim Cesarion (iTunes)
“Versace On The Floor”, Bruno Mars (iTunes)
“Wasting Time”, Day Wave (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new releases from Emeli Sandé, Ronnie Dunn, Sting and more.

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (October 21)

Looking for some not-so-"Mediocre" numbers.

Looking for some not-so-“Mediocre” numbers.

Rappers, rockers, reindeer lovers: they’re all in the mix this week as Q4 keeps chugging along at a faster pace. Here’s what albums and singles are in stores for the week of October 21:

  • No longer a Trouble Man and putting in his Paperwork is T.I., who has been hot on Rhythmic and Urban radio with hit singles like “About The Money” and “No Mediocre”, the former featuring Young Thug and the latter featuring Iggy Azalea. This is the rapper’s first album in two years and first since making the leap from Atlantic to Columbia Records. Look for it to be a contender for #1 next week. (iTunes)
  • Metal monsters Slipknot haven’t released a new studio album since 2008, but that changes this week when .5: The Gray Chapter debuts in stores. A single from it, “The Devil In I”, is shooting towards the #1 spot on the Active Rock airwaves, currently positioned at #2. Given the extended gap of time and high-ranking pre-release singles, this may also be in reach of the top. (iTunes)
  • After finishing their last era with a minor chart single called “Sober”, country quartet Little Big Town go for some “Day Drinking” on their latest set, Pain Killer. “Day” is currently top ten at Country radio and it appears that they’re due for another successful era. It should make a run at the top five on the Billboard 200, though it’ll fall short of #1. (iTunes)
  • The 24-year-old rapper named Logic has been noted on the underground circuit and blogosphere for several years now with a series of Young Sinatra mixtapes. This week, his first full-length album, Under Pressure, is out. Likely to be the surprise of the week, you may see the set bowing in the top five when all is said and done. (iTunes)
  • Ho, ho, hold on one moment — we have some sensational stocking stuffers sizzling on the scene, including Anthony Hamilton‘s Home For The Holidays (iTunes), Earth, Wind & Fire‘s Holiday (iTunes) and Pentatonix‘s That’s Christmas To Me (iTunes).
  • Other releases out this week include: Andrea Bocelli‘s Opera, The Ultimate Collection (iTunes), Annie Lennox‘s Nostalgia (iTunes), Aretha Franklin‘s Sings The Great Diva Classics (iTunes), Billy Idol‘s Kings & Queens Of The Underground (iTunes), Boyz II Men‘s Collide (iTunes), Bush‘s Man On The Run (iTunes), Gavin DeGraw‘s Finest Hour: The Best Of Gavin DeGraw (iTunes), Jacquie Lee‘s Broken Ones (EP) (iTunes), Jerry Garcia‘s GarciaLive Volume 5: December 31st 1975, Keystone Berkeley (iTunes), Jessie Ware‘s Tough Love (iTunes), Kiesza‘s Sound Of A Woman (iTunes), Neil Diamond‘s Melody Road (iTunes), Primus‘s Primus & The Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble (iTunes), Susan Boyle‘s Hope (iTunes) and Vérité‘s Echo (EP) (iTunes).

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

  • “Baby Don’t Lie”, the new single from singer Gwen Stefani. (iTunes)
  • “Lips Are Movin”, a movin’ musical moment from Meghan Trainor. (iTunes)
  • “Nobody”, a single from YouTube’s Ricky Dillon. (iTunes)
  • “Outside”, a collaboration from Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding. (iTunes)
  • “Welcome To New York”, a digital single from Taylor Swift. (iTunes)

A country chanteuse turned pop princess has a pretty huge album coming out on Monday… gee, I wonder who it could be? That swiftly approaching record, along with the rest of the new releases, are coming up in a full preview on Sunday night.

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (October 29)

That's a Wrap.

That’s a Wrap.

Another week of hot and big new releases? Snow way! The flakes are gonna fly and so are some of these albums (up the chart), all out today, October 29:

  • This one won’t have its biggest sales week until just before the holidays wrap up, but you know Kelly Clarkson‘s Wrapped In Red will be stuffed in a lot of stockings around the globe this year. The disc is garnering rave reviews and first single “Underneath The Tree” is an absolute gem. Way to go, Kelly! (iTunes)
  • Three years after the release of their GRAMMY-winning The Suburbs, indie rockers Arcade Fire are back with Reflektor, with the title song in the top 20 at Alternative radio. Look for it to be the highest debut on next week’s chart. (iTunes)
  • Coming off the electro rockin’ “A Light That Never Comes” with DJ and producer Steve Aoki, Linkin Park is out with Recharged, a remixes album featuring that single and other tracks from their album of last year, Living Things. (iTunes)
  • Mixing hip-hop, jazz and soul music, the Robert Glasper Experiment releases a sequel to his Black Radio album, this one being Black Radio 2. The leadoff single from it, “Calls”, featuring vocalist Jill Scott, is a top 30 single at Urban AC radio. (iTunes)
  • Looking to twang things up this week? Newcomer Thomas Rhett is coming off a #1 Country radio single and title track of It Goes Like This (iTunes) and superstar Toby Keith is packing the bar for his 17th studio album, Drinks After Work (iTunes).
  • …and on the Christmas circuit this week, beyond the aforementioned Wrapped In Red by Kelly Clarkson, are a whole bunch of these tasty treats: Bad Religion‘s Christmas Songs (iTunes), Johnny Mathis‘s Sending You A Little Christmas (iTunes), Nick Lowe‘s Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection For All The Family (iTunes), Susan Boyle‘s Home For Christmas (iTunes), Trace Adkins‘s The King’s Gift (iTunes) and the soundtrack to The Best Man Holiday (iTunes).
  • Other albums out this week include Ed Kowalczyk‘s The Flood And The Mercy (iTunes), Hellogoodbye‘s Everything Is Debatable (iTunes), Seether‘s 2002-2013 (iTunes), Sky Ferriera‘s Night Time, My Time (iTunes) and Yuna‘s Nocturnal (iTunes).

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

  • Overtime (EP), a six song release from Cash Cash; single “Take Me Home”, featuring Bebe Rexha, is on here. (iTunes)
  • Peace Sword (EP), a five song release from rockers The Flaming Lips; the title song is off the soundtrack to Ender’s Game. (iTunes)
  • “It’s About Time”, the leadoff release from Young The Giant‘s newest studio album, Mind Over Matter. (iTunes)
  • “Recovery”, the latest Music Mondays track from Justin Bieber. (iTunes)
  • “Story Of My Life”, a new single from boy band One Direction. (iTunes)
  • “The Monster”, the second radio single from Eminem‘s forthcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. It features Rihanna. (iTunes)
  • “Venus”, another digital single from Lady Gaga‘s forthcoming ARTPOP album. (iTunes)

Avril Lavigne, Celine Dion and Eminem light up the schedule next week — see a preview of who lands where in seven.

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