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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 17, 2019

Used to being someone you streamed.

It’s a divine week for all sorts of new music, including these amazing releases that’ll take over the global charts in no time. Here are the top new albums and singles hitting the market:

DJ KHALED – Father Of Asahd (iTunes)
Features: collaborations with Cardi B, John Legend, SZA and more (and probably a lot of DJ Khaled yelling, what else is new?)

LEWIS CAPALDI – Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (iTunes)
Features: “Someone You Loved”, a recent #1 song in the United Kingdom that ranks in the top 25 on the Hot AC chart

THE HEAD AND THE HEART – Living Mirage (iTunes)
Features: “Missed Connection”, the current #1 song on the Triple A chart that also ranks in the top 20 on the Alternative chart

Notable albums out this week: Alex Lahey‘s The Best Of Luck Club (iTunes), Carly Rae Jepsen‘s Dedicated (iTunes), Conrad Sewell‘s Life (iTunes), Dionne Warwick‘s She’s Back (iTunes), FRENSHIP‘s Vacation (iTunes), Maddie Poppe‘s Whirlwind (iTunes), Paul McCartney‘s Egypt Station (Explorer’s Edition) (iTunes), Rammstein‘s Rammstein (iTunes), The Heavy‘s Sons (iTunes), The National‘s I Am Easy To Find (iTunes), Tyler, The Creator‘s Igor (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Duckwrth‘s The Falling Man (iTunes), Interpol‘s A Fine Mess (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”, Elton John & Taron Egerton (iTunes)
“A Lot To Lose”, 24kGoldn (iTunes)
“A Thousand Ways”, Phoebe Ryan (iTunes)
“All The Queen’s Horses”, Shakespear’s Sister (iTunes)
“Better Now” and “Grow Up To Be You”, Måns Zelmerlöw (iTunes)
“Big Mouth”, Citizen (iTunes)
“Blame It On Your Love”, Charli XCX featuring Lizzo (iTunes)
“Both”, Ingrid Andress (iTunes)
“Calm Me Down”, Top Bunk (iTunes)
“Can’t Do It”, Loren Gray featuring Saweetie (iTunes)
“Comfort Zone”, Alle Farben featuring Quarterhead (iTunes)
“Daddy AF”, Slayyyter (iTunes)
“Dear Society”, Madison Beer (iTunes)
“Dirty Churches”, Washington (iTunes)
“Do I”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Does Your Girlfriend Know You’re Single”, Clara Bond (iTunes)
“Doin’ Time”, Lana Del Rey (iTunes)
“Don’t Leave Me Lonely”, Mark Ronson featuring YEBBA (iTunes)
“Don’t Let Her”, Walker Hayes (iTunes)
“Drugs & The Internet (CHVRCHES Remix)”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Fade Out”, Seeb with Olivia O’Brien & Space Primates (iTunes)
“Fire (Dave Audé Remix)”, Sara Bareilles (iTunes)
“Forever And A Day”, Molly Rainford (iTunes)
“Future”, Madonna featuring Quavo (iTunes)
“Go”, The Black Keys (iTunes)
“Good As You (Digital Farm Animals Remix)”, Kane Brown (iTunes)
“Good Things Fall Apart”, Illenium & Jon Bellion (iTunes)
“Head First”, Christian French (iTunes)
“Help Me Stranger”, The Saboteurs (iTunes)
“Hide & Seek”, Sam Feldt & SRNO featuring Joe Housley (iTunes)
“Higher” / “Streaming My Consciousness”, Sj (iTunes)
“Holiday”, Dana Williams (iTunes)
“Hollywood Whore”, Machine Gun Kelly (iTunes)
“Hurt People”, Gryffin & Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“I Feel Ya”, Cheat Codes, Danny Quest & Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“I Found U”, Passion Pit featuring Galantis (iTunes)
“Inappropriate Behaviour”, Lime Cordiale (iTunes)
“Into Your Heart”, Snowblood (iTunes)
“JFK”, Ryann (iTunes)
“Kingdom In The Valley”, Pretty Sister (iTunes)
“Letter To Myself”, Aaron Unknown (iTunes)
“Leviathan”, Volbeat (iTunes)
“Life In The City”, The Lumineers (iTunes)
“Like A Virgin”, Tep No (iTunes)
“Little Bit Of Love”, Tritonal featuring Rachel Platten (iTunes)
“Naked Alone”, L Devine (iTunes)
“New Eyes”, Adam Lambert (iTunes)
“Nightmare”, Halsey (iTunes)
“Obsessed”, Hatchie (iTunes)
“One More Touch”, Joan (iTunes)
“Only Everything (Acoustic)”, Quinn Lewis (iTunes)
“Places + Faces”, Aminé (iTunes)
“Rescue Me”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Ride Or Die”, XYLØ (iTunes)
“Run With The Giants”, Sam Tinnesz featuring Built By Titan (iTunes)
“Same (Alternate)”, Josie Dunne (iTunes)
“Safe”, NUUXS (iTunes)
“See Through”, The Band CAMINO (iTunes)
“Sex On Fire”, Overstreet (iTunes)
“Sick Of You”, Elle Winter (iTunes)
“Sick Thoughts”, Lewis Blissett (iTunes)
“SOS (Laidback Luke Remix)”, Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“Straight For The Kill”, UNSECRET featuring Anna Renee (iTunes)
“Stronger”, Raveena (iTunes)
“Superman”, RuthAnne (iTunes)
“Sweet Spot”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Talk So Much”, AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“The Tuxedo Way”, Tuxedo (iTunes)
“There Goes My Miracle”, Bruce Springsteen (iTunes)
“Throw Fits”, London On Da Track & G-Eazy featuring City Girls & Juvenile (iTunes)
“Tomorrow Tonight”, Loote (iTunes)
“Unbelievable”, Why Don’t We (iTunes)
“Unjudge Me”, Calboy featuring Moneybagg Yo (iTunes)
“Unsainted”, Slipknot (iTunes)
“We Were”, Keith Urban (iTunes)
“What If I Never Get Over You”, Lady Antebellum (iTunes)
“Where Do You Go”, Shaun Frank featuring Lexy Panterra (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Morrissey, Sting and more. 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: November 5, 2017

“New” at the top.

DEBUTS
none

TOP GAINERS
34. The Script – Arms Open (40)
32. Andreas Moss – Stuck In My Feelings (37)
23. Pat Benatar – Dancing Through The Wreckage (28)
21. Liam Payne – Bedroom Floor (26)
19. Harry Styles – Kiwi (27) | BIGGEST MOVER
16. The Head And The Heart – Don’t Dream It’s Over (23)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. U2 – You’re The Best Thing About Me (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Phillip Phillips – Miles (09) | PEAK: #09
08. Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do (05) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
07. Maroon 5 featuring SZA – What Lovers Do (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Niall Horan – Too Much To Ask (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Walk The Moon – One Foot (06) | PEAK: #05
04. P!nk – What About Us (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
03. Ed Sheeran – Perfect (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Kelly Clarkson – Love So Soft (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Dua Lipa – New Rules (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Astrid S – Think Before I Talk (1)
2. Secondhand Serenade – Lost (2)
3. Clean Bandit featuring Julia Michaels – I Miss You (9)
4. P!nk featuring Eminem – Revenge (5)
5. Loote – Out Of My Head (4)
6. Goo Goo Dolls – Boxes (3)
7. Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line – Meant To Be (7)
8. Grace VanderWaal – So Much More Than This (10)
9. Demi Lovato – Tell Me You Love Me (-)
10. Andy Grammer – Smoke Clears (-)

In The Mix:
Brian Fallon – Forget Me Not
Fastball – Best Friend
Gavin James – Hearts On Fire (new)
Mainland – I Found God
Malia – Champagne Clouds
MIKA – It’s My House
Mondo Cozmo – Plastic Soul
New Politics – Color Green
Olivia Holt – Generous
Taylor Swift – Gorgeous

Chart Notes:

  • For the past ten weeks, three #1 songs by solo women have dominated the top spot. Now, a fourth song extends that total to 11. Dua Lipa‘s “New Rules” rules over my chart this week, up 3-1 in its 14th week in the top 40. The international hit is just below the top 15 on Top 40 radio, and is also posting nice gains at the Hot AC and Rhythmic formats. Last week’s #1, “What About Us” by P!nk, tumbles to #4 after three weeks at the summit.
  • No debuts are on my chart this week, but there are plenty of notable movers in the top 40, including Harry Styles‘s “Kiwi” (27-19) and The Head And The Heart‘s “Don’t Dream It’s Over” (23-16). Styles is looking for his third solo top ten single in a row, while the Seattle band is going for their first trip into the region. Stay tuned to see how they do!

(See my full chart on Crownnote)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 5, 2017

Looking for “Room” at the top.

It’s a logical fight between a traveller and a logician this week, as two big releases attempt to steal the #1 spot away from Kendrick Lamar‘s hot set. Can one of them pull it off? Here’s all the action from this week’s schedule:

CHRIS STAPLETON – From A Room: Volume 1 (iTunes)
Stapleton’s sophomore album follows 2015’s Traveller, which garnered universal acclaim and a number of awards. It also ranked at #4 on the list of 2016’s best-selling albums here in the States. Lead single “Either Way”, which wasn’t released prior to the album in an unusual move, impacts at Country radio on Monday. It’s pretty clear that this will be a contender for #1, but it’ll have to compete with…

LOGIC – Everybody (iTunes)
The third studio album for this Maryland rapper is also looking at a notable first week, thanks to a lot of positive buzz and a nice list of collaborators. Of course, his first two albums reached the top five in the last few years, but his following continues to expand. “1-800-273-8255”, both the radio single and the number for the Suicide Prevention Hotline, is headed to the Rhythmic format.

More albums out this week: Blondie‘s Pollinator (iTunes), Day Wave‘s The Days We Had (iTunes), Diana Krall‘s Turn Up The Quiet (iTunes), Goodbye June‘s Magic Valley (iTunes), LP‘s Lost On You (iTunes), Mac DeMarco‘s This Old Dog (iTunes), Patti LaBelle‘s Bel Hommage (iTunes), Russ‘s There’s Really A Wolf (iTunes), Ruth B.‘s Safe Haven (iTunes), The Head And The Heart‘s Stinson Beach Sessions (iTunes), Vinyl Theatre‘s Origami (iTunes), Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years Of The Story (iTunes), NOW That’s What I Call Music, Vol. 62 (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: James Hersey‘s Pages (iTunes), Kita Alexander‘s Hotel (iTunes), Sigrid‘s Don’t Kill My Vibe (iTunes), Tim Chadwick‘s Early Days (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“All Falls Down”, Paul Rey (iTunes)
“Bring It Back”, Lil Yachty (iTunes)
“Bout You”, VÉRITÉ (iTunes)
“Call The Police” / “American Dream”, LCD Soundsystem (iTunes)
“Caramel”, Terror Jr (iTunes)
“Dear Ana (Acoustic)”, Matthew Koma (iTunes)
“Despacito (Major Lazer & MOSKA Remix)”, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee (iTunes)
“Do You Think About Me”, Benjamin Ingrosso (iTunes)
“Driver”, Billy Raffoul (iTunes)
“Electric Touch (Ayokay Remix)”, A R I Z O N A (iTunes)
“Eyes Closed”, Halsey (iTunes)
“Eyes Closed”, Tyga (iTunes)
“Fair-Weather Friend”, Bruno Major (iTunes)
“Got A Little Drunk”, Madcon (iTunes)
“High Without Your Love”, Loote (iTunes)
“Hunter”, Galantis (iTunes)
“Hurt By You”, Emily Warren (iTunes)
“Issues (Alan Walker Remix)”, Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Killing Time”, Serena Ryder (iTunes)
“Mama”, Jonas Blue featuring William Singe (iTunes)
“Moonlight”, Dan Owen (iTunes)
“On The Charts”, DREAMCAR (iTunes)
“Perfect Color”, SafetySuit (iTunes)
“SHE”, Isac Elliot (iTunes)
“Sink”, Noah Kahan (iTunes)
“Slow Hands”, Niall Horan (iTunes)
“Sundays”, Tom Prior (iTunes)
“Sweet Creature”, Harry Styles (iTunes)
“Tears Gone Bad”, Mr. Probz (iTunes)
“The Breakup”, LANY (iTunes)
“Told You So”, Paramore (iTunes)
“Want You Back”, Haim (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new albums from Harry Styles, Zac Brown Band and more. Listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: February 5, 2017

He's the Man.

Chart glory for Rory.

DEBUTS
39. Imagine Dragons – Believer
38. The Shins – Name For You | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
31. Nathan Sykes – There’s Only One Of You (37)
30. The Head And The Heart – All We Ever Knew (38) | BIGGEST MOVER
24. Bon Jovi – Roller Coaster (30)
17. Julia Michaels – Issues (22)
(see #9 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. OneRepublic – Let’s Hurt Tonight (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Daniel Powter – Delicious (14) | PEAK: #09
08. MUNA – I Know A Place (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Julia Brennan – Inner Demons (08) | PEAK: #07
06. Kelly Clarkson – It’s Quiet Uptown (06) | PEAK: #06
05. John Mayer – Love On The Weekend (03) | PEAK: #03
04. Adele – Water Under The Bridge (02) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
03. ZAYN & Taylor Swift – I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (05) | PEAK: #03
02. LP – Lost On You (04) | PEAK: #02
01. Rag’n’Bone Man – Human (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sting – One Fine Day (6)
2. Sigma featuring Birdy – Find Me (5)
3. Alice Merton – No Roots (1)
4. Jonathan Roy – Good Things (8)
5. The Strumbellas – Young & Wild (9)
6. Grace VanderWaal – I Don’t Know My Name (3)
7. Walk Off The Earth – Fire In My Soul (7)
8. Ryan Corn – The Pressure (4)
9. Blondie – Fun (-)
10. Michelle Branch – Hopeless Romantic (-)

In The Mix:
Depeche Mode – Where’s The Revolution (new)
James Blunt – Love Me Better
Lady Antebellum – You Look Good
LeAnn Rimes – Long Live Love
Michael Bublé – I Believe In You
Pat Benatar – Shine
Rag’N’Bone Man – Skin
Tavish Crowe – Fire
The Heydaze – Hurt Like Hell

Chart Notes:

  • This week’s Highest Debut is by a group that’s never hit my top 40 before, but they’ve had plenty of action on both the Triple A and Alternative charts. They are The Shins, and they’re new at #38 with “Name For You”. The tune is taken from the new album Heartworms, which is due next month. Look for it to hit the top of the Triple A survey soon.
  • Debuting a spot below them is “Believer” by Imagine Dragons, which rolls in at #39. You’ll be hearing this one in an ad for a video game company during the Super Bowl, which means it could see a big spike in sales and streams during the week. The release date and title of their third studio album have not been announced yet.
  • New singles and album cuts from Blondie, Depeche Mode and Michelle Branch all enter below the top 40 this week. It looks like there could be several debuts on the horizon next week, so check back to see what gets onto the chart!

(See my full chart on Crownnote)

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (August 6)

This ain't no Teenage Dream.

Number “One”, perhaps?

From the fine folks in the world of folk to the pop acts who pop, here are all the releases you need to know about for the week of August 6:

  • Americana and folk duo The Civil Wars have this week’s biggest release with their second full-length album, a self-titled effort. With first single, “The One That Got Away”, currently in the top 100 on iTunes, it’s sure to debut high and be on the minds of the GRAMMY committee during award season. Look for it to potentially debut at #1, kicking out Robin Thicke from the top. (iTunes)
  • His single took several months to break at Country radio, but Brett Eldredge is looking at a winner this time around with the song “Don’t Ya”. You can find it on the album Bring You Back, which is out this week. (iTunes)
  • The 47th edition in the Now! That’s What I Call Music series is in stores today. The 20-song compilation features recent hits by Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons and Selena Gomez, among others. (iTunes)
  • After a European release in June, KT Tunstall‘s latest album, Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon, is landing on shelves. It’s her first album to be co-released in the U.S. through jazz label Blue Note Records. (iTunes)
  • Best known as an actor, but also an accomplished musician, Hugh Laurie issues his second album, Didn’t It Rain. It recently hit the top 5 in the United Kingdom. (iTunes)
  • Other albums out this week include a deluxe edition of Elvis Presley‘s Elvis At Stax (iTunes), Home by Rudimental (iTunes) and the Animal EP by Ryan Star (iTunes).

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

  • “Days Of Gold”, a new track from Jake Owen. (iTunes)
  • “Shake”, the first single from The Head And The Heart‘s forthcoming album Let’s Be Still. (iTunes)
  • “The Wire”, another taste of Haim‘s album, Days Are Gone. (iTunes)
  • “Wild Child”, a new song from Brett Dennen. (iTunes)

Next week, it’s all about country superstar Luke Bryan and his Crash My Party album, but Glen Campbell could offer up a surprise hit in See You There as he reinterprets his past singles. We’ll give you a preview next Tuesday!

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