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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 1, 2022

Styled for your Friday.

Light up your New Music Friday with some of these top tunes, including the latest albums from Lights, Miley Cyrus and Thomas Rhett and singles from Harry Styles, Kehlani and Shawn Mendes

Notable albums out this week: Daryl Hall‘s Before After (Stream), Lights‘s Pep (Stream), Miley Cyrus‘s Attention: Miley Live (Stream), Red Hot Chili Peppers‘s Unlimited Love (Stream), Thomas Rhett‘s Where We Started (Stream), T-Shyne‘s Confetti Nights (Stream), Yeat‘s 2 Alivë (Geëk Pack) (Stream), D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Cassidy Mann‘s If It’s Not Forever (Stream), Corook‘s Achoo! (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“10 Summers”, Ashley Singh (Stream)
“100 Chicagos”, Lupe Fiasco (Stream)
“A Little Time”, Charlie Oriain (Stream)
“A Prayer Of My Own”, Nick Mulvey (Stream)
“Afterglow”, Rozzi (Stream)
“All About Me”, Lilyisthatyou (Stream)
“All I Want Is You”, Johnny Stimson (Stream)
“Anxieties (Out Of Time)”, The Regrettes (Stream)
“Anybody”, LUWTEN (Stream)
“As It Was”, Harry Styles (Stream)
“Baby Blue”, Winona Oak (Stream)
“Best Day Of My Life”, Tom Odell (Stream)
“Better”, Redveil featuring Sam Truth (Stream)
“Big Energy (Remix)”, Latto x Mariah Carey featuring DJ Khaled (Stream)
“Bitches These Days”, Olivia O’Brien (Stream)
“Blinded”, Donny McCaslin featuring Ani DiFranco (Stream)
“Blow”, Jackson Wang (Stream)
“Cinderella’s Dead”, EMELINE (Stream)
“Circles”, Gavin James (Stream)
“C’mon You Know”, Liam Gallagher (Stream)
“Crash”, Alexander 23 (Stream)
“Dreamin’s Free”, Caitlyn Smith (Stream)
“Fallout”, Masked Wolf & Bring Me The Horizon (Stream)
“Fire Escape”, Beach Bunny (Stream)
“Follow Me”, Pabllo Vittar & Rina Sawayama (Stream)
“Frozen”, Madonna & Sickick featuring 070 Shake (Stream)
“Full Time Job”, We Three (Stream)
“Hate My Favorite Band”, Nightly (Stream)
“Heart So Big”, Matoma & A R I Z O N A (Stream)
“Holding My Breath”, Renao (Stream)
“Hot Crush Lover”, Blu DeTiger (Stream)
“House Of Cards (Acoustic)”, Sophia Alexa (Stream)
“Humans”, Greg Holden (Stream)
“Hurtless”, Dean Lewis (Stream)
“Husky Brown” / “Would You Break My Fall?”, Slenderbodies (Stream)
“I Can’t Help But Feel”, Surfaces (Stream)
“I’d Hate Me Too”, Christina Sikora (Stream)
“In My Head”, Lil Tjay (Stream)
“Kakee”, Sofi Tukker (Stream)
“Leave You Alone”, Ella Mai (Stream)
“Leaving Today”, Alfie Templeman (Stream)
“Like All My Friends”, Francis Karel (Stream)
“Limitless”, Martin Garrix & Mesto (Stream)
“Living With Your Memory”, Jewel (Stream)
“Looking High”, Foals (Stream)
“Made For You”, Renforshort (Stream)
“Material Girl”, AWOLNATION featuring Taylor Hanson (Stream)
“Never Til Now”, Ashley Cooke & Brett Young (Stream)
“Nightfalls”, Keith Urban (Stream)
“Nobody Else”, Todd Carey & Sidney Bird (Stream)
“Not Today”, THE BLSSM (Stream)
“On Demand”, Heather Sommer (Stream)
“Pastlife”, Day Wave (Stream)
“Pull Up Actin'”, YoungBoy Never Broke Again & P Yungin (Stream)
“Purge”, WILLOW featuring Siiickbrain (Stream)
“Queen”, Jack Wins (Stream)
“RIP, Love”, Faouzia (Stream)
“Run Into Trouble”, Alok & Bastille (Stream)
“Shake The Earth”, Baker Grace (Stream)
“Shipwreck”, Letdown. (Stream)
“Sink”, Aldn (Stream)
“Sirens”, Flume featuring Caroline Polachek (Stream)
“So Sick”, Jubël (Stream)
“Speak”, Lloyiso (Stream)
“Strange Game”, Mick Jagger (Stream)
“Sugar”, Surf Curse (Stream)
“Sunburn”, Spill Tab (Stream)
“Superficial”, Solveig (Stream)
“Tainted Love”, Isaac Dunbar (Stream)
“Take Hold”, Wylder (Stream)
“Take My Hand”, 5 Seconds Of Summer (Stream)
“The Finger”, Gabry Ponte featuring Georgia Ku (Stream)
“There Isn’t Much”, Emeli Sandé (Stream)
“Things That Don’t Exist”, Sydney Rose featuring Zachary Knowles (Stream)
“This Is What Heartbreak Feels Like (Pretty Little Liar)”, JVKE (Stream)
“Tongue Tied”, Lauren Sanderson (Stream)
“Uh Oh!”, Xowie Jones (Stream)
“Up At Night”, Kehlani featuring Justin Bieber (Stream)
“Vitamins”, ELIO (Stream)
“WE (Warm Embrace)”, Chris Brown (Stream)
“What It Takes”, Trombone Shorty featuring Lauren Daigle (Stream)
“When You’re Gone”, Shawn Mendes (Stream)
“Wild Things”, Miraa May (Stream)
“Will We Ever Get This Right”, Flowerovlove (Stream)
“Ye Not Crazy”, Joyner Lucas (Stream)
“You Were Loved”, Gryffin & OneRepublic (Stream)

Next week, the current albums from Camila Cabello and Fivio Foreign are among the largest releases on the schedule. 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: February 14, 2016

Hooked by some charting tunes.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 14, 2016…

Debuts:
39. TRYON, “Somebody To Love Me”
36. GWEN STEFANI, “Make Me Like You”

Biggest Mover(s):
THAT POPPY, “Lowlife” (40-32)
ZAYN, “Pillowtalk” (28-20)
WALK THE MOON, “Work This Body” (25-17, eight spots)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Pride” (steady, third week)
Album: What We Live For (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #10 for four weeks

09. SHAWN HOOK, “Sound Of Your Heart” (steady, second week)
Album: Analog Love (2015, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #4

08. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away” (down 2)
Album: The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. ADELE, “Hello” (down 2)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

06. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Oasis” (up 1)
Album: When The Morning Comes (2015, Epic Records)
Peak: #3

05. TROYE SIVAN, “Youth” (up 3)
Album: Blue Neighbourhood (2015, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

04. COLDPLAY, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (steady, second week)
Album: A Head Full Of Dreams (2015, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Out Of The Woods” (steady, second week)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (steady, third week)
Album: Tangled Up (2015, Valory/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. ADELE, “When We Were Young” (steady, fourth week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five 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 30, 2021

The DJ is on duty.

It’s another one… another New Music Friday, that is, including attractive albums from DJ Khaled, Girl In Red and Thomas Rhett, as well as satisfying singles from Alec Benjamin, Billie Eilish and Little Mix. Here are your major and minor keys for the week:

Notable albums out this week: Amy Shark‘s Cry Forever (iTunes), Ashley Monroe‘s Rosegold (iTunes), Birdy‘s Young Heart (iTunes), Cake Pop‘s Cake Pop 2 (iTunes), COIN‘s Rainbow Mixtape (iTunes), DJ Khaled‘s Khaled Khaled (iTunes), Dropkick Murphys‘s Turn Up That Dial (iTunes), Girl In Red‘s If I Could Make It Go Quiet (iTunes), Glades‘s Planetarium (iTunes), Gojira‘s Fortitude (iTunes), Julia Michaels‘s Not In Chronological Order (iTunes), Julia Stone‘s Sixty Summers (iTunes), Lil Eazzyy‘s Rookie Of The Year (iTunes), Manchester Orchestra‘s The Million Masks Of God (iTunes), MercyMe‘s Inhale (Exhale) (iTunes), Morray‘s Street Sermons (iTunes), Royal Blood‘s Typhoons (iTunes), Shelley FKA Dram‘s Shelley FKA Dram (iTunes), Siena Liggins‘s Ms. Out Tonight (iTunes), Thomas Rhett‘s Country Again (Side A) (iTunes), ZHU‘s Dreamland 2021 (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Boy In Space‘s Frontyard (iTunes), Laufey‘s Typical Of Me (iTunes), Madeline The Person‘s Chapter 1: The Longing (iTunes), Max Leone‘s Malleable (iTunes), Peter Fenn‘s Cadillac Dreams (iTunes), Priscilla Block‘s Priscilla Block (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2:22 PM”, Contradash (iTunes)
“Anybody Else”, Spill Tab (iTunes)
“Anything Could Happen (Superorganism Remix)”, Dylan Cartlidge (iTunes)
“Are You OK?”, NEFFEX (iTunes)
“Astronaut In The Ocean (Alok Remix)”, Masked Wolf (iTunes)
“Be Somebody”, Mitch James (iTunes)
“Beside Myself”, Lights (iTunes)
“Better Words”, Josh Cumbee (iTunes)
“Breakfast In Bed”, Sophia Messa & Avenue Beat (iTunes)
“Burn”, Ethan Fields & Luke Brown (iTunes)
“Chargie”, Alana Maria featuring Midas The Jagaban (iTunes)
“Cherry Bomb”, Finn Askew (iTunes)
“Choker”, Twenty One Pilots (iTunes)
“Climate”, Kxlly (iTunes)
“Confetti (Remix)”, Little Mix featuring Saweetie (iTunes)
“Crossfire”, Rag’N’Bone Man (iTunes)
“Daddy”, Tiny Meat Gang featuring Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“Daniel”, Will Young (iTunes)
“Dead End”, Jackie Hayes (iTunes)
“Deathwish”, Stand Atlantic featuring Nothing, Nowhere. (iTunes)
“Die For A Man”, Bebe Rexha featuring Lil Uzi Vert (iTunes)
“Dirty Laundry”, Parson James & JoJo (iTunes)
“Disco Man (Hot Chip Remix)”, Remi Wolf (iTunes)
“Dizzy”, SHAED (iTunes)
“Don’t Freak”, The Aces (iTunes)
“Durag Activity”, Baby Keem & Travis Scott (iTunes)
“Early In The Morning”, Kris Kross Amsterdam, Shaggy & Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“Eenie Meenie”, Yung Baby Tate (iTunes)
“Elevator Boots”, Counting Crows (iTunes)
“Even When/The Best Part”, Olivia Rodrigo & Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Feels Like I Know You”, Chaz Cardigan & TheGifted (iTunes)
“Fever Dream”, Jillian Rossi (iTunes)
“Fires”, Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“Fool’s Gold (Tiësto 24 Karat Gold Edition)”, Sofia Carson (iTunes)
“Forgotten Souls” and “Pure Love”, Mother Mother (iTunes)
“Found My Friends”, Hayley Kiyoko (iTunes)
“Friday On A Tuesday”, Gaff (iTunes)
“Geraldene”, Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall (iTunes)
“Get Better”, Laureline (iTunes)
“Girl From Rio”, Anitta (iTunes)
“Go To Sleep”, Blame My Youth (iTunes)
“Gone”, Chiiild (iTunes)
“Good”, Wrabel (iTunes)
“Gray!”, 44Phantom (iTunes)
“Happy For Me”, Lou Elliotte (iTunes)
“Hate That I Fell In Love With You”, Bow Anderson (iTunes)
“Have We Met Before?”, Sarah Barrios & Eric Nam (iTunes)
“Help Herself”, Bbno$ & Diamond Pistols featuring BENEE (iTunes)
“Here’s Your Perfect”, Jamie Miller (iTunes)
“Hero”, Afrojack & David Guetta (iTunes)
“Homegrown”, Finmar (iTunes)
“Hush”, The Marías (iTunes)
“I Can’t Get Over You”, Mags (iTunes)
“I Lied”, Lord Huron featuring Allison Ponthier (iTunes)
“Ice Cold”, Brandon Davis (iTunes)
“I’d Rather Die Than Be Deported”, Berwyn (iTunes)
“IDK What I Did”, Sydney Rose (iTunes)
“If I Could”, Brynn Cartelli (iTunes)
“Jackson”, Trixie Mattel featuring Orville Peck (iTunes)
“Jump In”, Caroline Kole (iTunes)
“Kenny”, Still Woozy (iTunes)
“Kentucky”, Donkeyboy (iTunes)
“Kilometre”, Burna Boy (iTunes)
“Knee On”, Clayton Shay (iTunes)
“LA House Party”, Picture This (iTunes)
“Last Night”, Digital Farm Animals featuring Harlee (iTunes)
“Letter To A Girl”, Brynn Elliott (iTunes)
“Life’s Not Like The Movies”, Andi (iTunes)
“Light Year”, Adam Melchor featuring Lennon Stella (iTunes)
“Lost In Love”, Jany Green (iTunes)
“Love Is A Weapon”, Letdown. (iTunes)
“Love Race”, Machine Gun Kelly featuring Kellin Quinn (iTunes)
“Love You For A Long Time (Live)”, Maggie Rogers featuring Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes (iTunes)
“Lover/Loner”, Nightly (iTunes)
“Made To Fall”, Mob Rich (iTunes)
“Molasses”, Alec Bailey (iTunes)
“Montana”, Daya (iTunes)
“Moody”, ANNALIA (iTunes)
“My Baby”, Lil Skies featuring Zhavia Ward (iTunes)
“No Gods No Masters”, Garbage (iTunes)
“Oh My God”, Inna (iTunes)
“Okay”, FRVRFRIDAY featuring Vory (iTunes)
“On Me (Remix)”, Lil Baby & Megan Thee Stallion (iTunes)
“One By One”, Diplo featuring Elderbrook & Andhim (iTunes)
“One More Day”, Alfie Templeman featuring April (iTunes)
“Over You”, Rhys (iTunes)
“Overnight Sensation”, Lily Rose (iTunes)
“Pity Party”, Marinelli (iTunes)
“Please”, Jessie Ware (iTunes)
“Pull Me Back”, Pretty Sister (iTunes)
“Rider”, Mereba (iTunes)
“She Said”, Harper Finn (iTunes)
“Small Town Crazy”, Bailey Zimmerman (iTunes)
“So What”, Louis The Child featuring A R I Z O N A (iTunes)
“Something Sexy”, SmithField (iTunes)
“Sorry Isn’t Good Enough”, Joy Oladokun (iTunes)
“Sorry Mom”, The Band CAMINO (iTunes)
“Spiral”, 21 Savage (iTunes)
“Stone Man”, Chord Overstreet (iTunes)
“Stuck In The Burbs”, JayXander (iTunes)
“Take Me To The Moon”, Julius (iTunes)
“Temporary”, Lauren Jauregui (iTunes)
“Thaw”, Sabrina Song (iTunes)
“The Best”, Hook N Sling & Galantis featuring Karen Harding (iTunes)
“The Great Escape”, Blanco & Central Cee (iTunes)
“The Way You Felt”, Alec Benjamin (iTunes)
“This Damn Song”, Warren Zeiders (iTunes)
“Thnks Fr Th Mmrs”, The Maine (iTunes)
“Tung Tied”, LoveLeo featuring Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Waiting For You”, Anabel Englund x Yotto (iTunes)
“Want Need Love”, Prospa (iTunes)
“We’re On Our Way Now”, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (iTunes)
“Who Do You Love?”, Terrell Hines (iTunes)
“Without You (Remix)”, The Kid LAROI & Miley Cyrus (iTunes)
“Woman On The Moon”, Yung Bae featuring UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Would You”, Mikey Dam (iTunes)
“You Could Be The One”, Niko Rubio (iTunes)
“Your Power”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)

Next week, albums from Ashe, Bebe Rexha and Rag’N’Bone Man are among the larger releases on the schedule. 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: January 31, 2016

Feeling “Happy” in 2016.

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 five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 31, 2016…

Debuts:
39. ONE DIRECTION, “History”
37. ZAYN, “Pillowtalk”

Biggest Mover(s):
TROYE SIVAN, “Youth” (20-12)
SHAWN HOOK, “Sound Of Your Heart” (19-11, eight spots)

10. AMERICAN AUTHORS, “Pride” (up 5)
Album: What We Live For (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #10 for four weeks

09. A GREAT BIG WORLD, “Oasis” (up 4)
Album: When The Morning Comes (2015, Epic Records)
Peak: #3

08. DNCE, “Cake By The Ocean” (down 2)
Album: DNCE (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #4

07. ADAM LAMBERT, “Another Lonely Night” (steady, second week)
Album: The Original High (2015, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away” (up 2)
Album: The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. ADELE, “Hello” (down 1)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

04. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Out Of The Woods” (up 1)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. COLDPLAY, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (down 1)
Album: A Head Full Of Dreams (2015, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (up 1)
Album: Tangled Up (2015, Valory/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. ADELE, “When We Were Young” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 27, 2016

A brand new flashback for you.

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 four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 27, 2016…

Debuts:
40. DURAN DURAN featuring KIESZA, “Last Night In The City”
39. DEMI LOVATO, “Stone Cold”
36. FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS, “HandClap”

Biggest Mover(s):
DAYA, “Sit Still, Look Pretty” (39-32, seven spots)

10. RUTH B, “Lost Boy” (up 2)
Album: The Intro (EP) (2015, Columbia Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. THE 1975, “The Sound” (up 5)
Album: I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It (2016, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3

08. MIKE POSNER, “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” (up 2)
Album: At Night, Alone. (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (down 3)
Album: Tangled Up (2015, Valory/BMLG Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. BEN RECTOR, “Brand New” (up 1)
Album: Brand New (2015, Aptly Named/Caroline/Capitol Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

05. SHAWN HOOK, “Sound Of Your Heart” (up 1)
Album: Analog Love (2015, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #4

04. GWEN STEFANI, “Make Me Like You” (up 1)
Album: This Is What The Truth Feels Like (2016, Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. ZAYN, “Pillowtalk” (steady, second week)
Album: Mind Of Mine (2016, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. WALK THE MOON, “Work This Body” (steady, third week)
Album: Talking Is Hard (2014, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. TROYE SIVAN, “Youth” (steady, third week)
Album: Blue Neighbourhood (2015, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 17, 2016

Let them eat “Cake”.

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 two years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 17, 2016…

Debuts:
40. BRIAN FALLON, “A Wonderful Life”
38. MIIKE SNOW, “Genghis Khan”
37. RUTH B, “Lost Boy”

Biggest Mover(s):
MIKE POSNER, “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” (38-28, ten spots)

10. KELLY CLARKSON, “Piece By Piece” (steady, second week)
Album: Piece By Piece (2015, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “Drink You Away” (steady, second week)
Album: The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience (2013, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. ADAM LAMBERT, “Another Lonely Night” (steady, second week)
Album: The Original High (2015, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. ONE DIRECTION, “Perfect” (down 3)
Album: Made In The A.M. (2015, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #3

06. GWEN STEFANI, “Used To Love You” (steady, third week)
Album: This Is What The Truth Feels Like (2016, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (up 2)
Album: Tangled Up (2015, Valory Music/BMLG Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. DNCE, “Cake By The Ocean” (up 1)
Album: DNCE (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #4

03. ADELE, “Hello” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

02. ADELE, “When We Were Young” (steady, second week)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. COLDPLAY, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (steady, second week)
Album: A Head Full Of Dreams (2015, Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two 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 September 8, 2017

Rhett’s a good bet.

Keep it country with this week’s batch of hot new releases, featuring several hitmakers from the genre, both old and new. There’s plenty more from outside of that world, so check out this week’s notable albums and singles:

THOMAS RHETT – Life Changes (iTunes)
Rhett’s star continues to rise in the Country world, with a number of chart-topping singles to his credit since 2013. His new set is already off to a good start, containing the Maren Morris-assisted “Craving You” (a #1 single at Country radio) and his latest hit at the format, “Unforgettable”, which is just below the top ten. It could very well be next week’s highest new entry.

JACK JOHNSON – All The Light Above It Too (iTunes)
Johnson is back and riding a wave into the top ten at the Triple A format with “My Mind Is For Sale”, and his latest studio album is also for sale (and streaming) at your favorite digital platform. Johnson’s last four studio releases, including one soundtrack, all went to #1 on the Billboard 200. We’ll see if this makes it five.

DUSTIN LYNCH – Current Mood (iTunes)
Lynch just scored his latest #1 at the Country format with “Small Town Boy”, with previous single “Seein’ Red” topping the list in February. Both songs are featured on this set, which should be one of the top new entries on both the overall and country charts.

More albums out this week: Gregg Allman‘s Southern Blood (iTunes), Hanson‘s Middle Of Nowhere – The Greatest Hits (iTunes), Kip Moore‘s Slowheart (iTunes), Leikeli47‘s Wash & Set (iTunes), Odesza‘s A Moment Apart (iTunes), The National‘s Sleep Well Beast (iTunes), Toby Keith‘s The Bus Songs (iTunes), Tori Amos‘s Native Invader (iTunes), Twin Peaks (Music From The Limited Event Series) (iTunes)

More EPs out this week: TOMI‘s Used To (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:
“2U (Seeb Remix)”, David Guetta featuring Justin Bieber (iTunes)
“Another Shot”, Vigiland (iTunes)
“Be Real”, Phoebe Ryan (iTunes)
“Bringing It Home” and “Lookin’ Up”, Barenaked Ladies (iTunes)
“Come Together”, Gary Clark Jr. (iTunes)
“Craving”, Matt Woods (iTunes)
“Dusk Till Dawn”, ZAYN featuring Sia (iTunes)
“Echoes”, Theory Of A Deadman (iTunes)
“Everyday”, The Americanos featuring D.R.A.M & Kyle (iTunes)
“Fantasy”, George Michael featuring Nile Rodgers (iTunes)
“Flowers”, Cape Cub (iTunes)
“Go To Work”, Nadine (iTunes)
“Holding Your Tongue”, Terror Jr. (iTunes)
“Hurry Up!”, Superfruit (iTunes)
“I Believe I’m Fine”, Robin Schulz & Hugel (iTunes)
“I’ll Name The Dogs”, Blake Shelton (iTunes)
“Let Me Go”, Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso featuring Florida Georgia Line and Watt (iTunes)
“Love”, iLoveMakonnen featuring Rae Sremmurd (iTunes)
“Love So Soft” and “Move You”, Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
“Mattress (Valley Girl Remix)”, Leland featuring Allie X (iTunes)
“Miles (Acoustic)”, Phillip Phillips (iTunes)
“More More More”, Dagny (iTunes)
“More Than You Know (Acoustic)”, Axwell /\ Ingrosso (iTunes)
“Never Going Back”, The Score (iTunes)
“Out Of My Head”, Loote (iTunes)
“Red Bow”, Union Moon (iTunes)
“Rocket”, Miriam Bryant featuring NEIKED (iTunes)
“Say It To My Face”, Maty Noyes (iTunes)
“Selfish Love (Acoustic)”, Jessie Ware (iTunes)
“Swerve”, Starrah & Diplo (iTunes)
“The Line”, Foo Fighters (iTunes)
“Too Good At Goodbyes”, Sam Smith (iTunes)
“Up All Night”, Beck (iTunes)
“What Good Is Love”, Paul Rey (iTunes)
“You Don’t Do It For Me Anymore”, Demi Lovato (iTunes)
“You’re The Best Thing About Me”, U2 (iTunes)

We’ll see you next week for new albums from the Foo Fighters, Galantis and more. Listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2016: Part Four, 10-6

All the top tunes from the year that was.

All the top tunes from the year that was.

Here we are, the top ten songs of the year: nine #1 songs, and one #2 that managed to sneak in there by a handful of points. A mix of artists and genres greet us, sharing one thing in common: I love all of these songs. From pure ballads to pop bops, let’s take a ride on the feel-good freeway to that musical moment we’re all awaiting, my #1 track of 2016…

The 2016 chart year encompasses the period of 52 charts from the list dated December 6, 2015 to the list dated November 27, 2016. Peaks provided reflect the highest position reached by the final chart of the survey year. For any ties in points, a song with a higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks stayed in the top 40. 168 songs in total had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, an increase from the 165 that did so in 2015.

10. SHAWN MENDES, “Treat You Better” (634 chart points)
Writer(s): Mendes, Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris
Album: Illuminate
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #2
Weeks: 24

It’s been just about a decade since co-writer Geiger peaked at #3 on my weekly chart with “These Walls”, the larger of his two chart singles. Well, earlier this year, “Treat” peaked one spot higher and stayed there for two weeks. A #1 hit still eludes both artist and co-writer, at least on my chart, but I think it’ll eventually happen. We’ll see how “Mercy” does on next year’s listing.

9. ZAYN, “Pillowtalk” (671 chart points)
Writer(s): Malik, Levi Lennox, Anthony Hannides, Michael Hannides, Joe Garrett
Album: Mind Of Mine
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for three weeks
Weeks: 24

In the spring of 2015, we all shed a tear (or screamed in all caps on Twitter) when Zayn Malik left One Direction, leaving them to carry on as a quartet. While they landed further down in the Top 100 with “History” and “Perfect”, their former member’s first solo single, which held at #1 for three weeks, lands at #9 for 2016. We’ll see if Malik hits #1 once more with Taylor Swift.

8. ADELE, “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (676 chart points)
Writer(s): Adele, Max Martin, Shellback
Album: 25
Label: XL/Columbia
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 24

I sent this hit (to the top spot) in late May and early June, just before a song that’s coming in the top five stormed the #1 spot. It was the seventh chart-topping single for the English superstar, who now holds the record for Most #1 Songs with eight. It’s quite an achievement to score two Diamond albums in a row, but she did it with two great sets. She’s back in the top ten soon.

7. TROYE SIVAN, “Youth” (687 chart points)
Writer(s): Sivan, Brady Riley, Bram Inscore, Dann Hume, Brett McLaughlin, Allie X, Alex Hope
Album: Blue Neighbourhood
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for three weeks
Weeks: 27

Sivan is one of the newcomers to this year’s top ten, a 21-year-old performer who reached #1 on his first try. Though I knew a little bit about his rise on YouTube and a couple of his EPs, mostly from noting their opening frames on the album chart, this year gave me the opportunity to really dive into his album, which I think is great. Another cut, “Wild”, also made the top 100.

6. THOMAS RHETT, “Die A Happy Man” (718 chart points)
Writer(s): Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur
Album: Tangled Up
Label: Valory/BMLG/Republic
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 25 (27 total, including 2015 weeks)

The biggest Country crossover in this year’s Top 100 came in its original form on Rhett’s second studio effort, but that single would soon become available in a pop mix, a duet version with Tori Kelly and as a cover by Nelly, the latter of which made its way to #30 on the CHR/Top 40 listing before Rhett’s version could debut! Still, it exposed the musician to a larger audience.

Stay tuned for the final five songs on the Top 100 of 2016 tomorrow…

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 3, 2016

Hard "Work" pays off.

Hard “Work” pays off.

DEBUTS
40. The Summer Set – Missin’ You
39. Conrad Sewell – Remind Me | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Demi Lovato – Stone Cold (39)
29. Melanie Martinez – Pity Party (34)
26. Fitz & The Tantrums – HandClap (36) | BIGGEST MOVER
23. Daya – Sit Still, Look Pretty (32)
14. The Strumbellas – Spirits (20)
13. Barns Courtney – Fire (19)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ruth B – Lost Boy (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Thomas Rhett – Die A Happy Man (07) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
08. Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (08) | PEAK: #08
07. The 1975 – The Sound (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Shawn Hook – Sound Of Your Heart (05) | PEAK: #04
05. Ben Rector – Brand New (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Gwen Stefani – Make Me Like You (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Troye Sivan – Youth (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
02. Zayn – Pillowtalk (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Walk The Moon – Work This Body (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Chris Ayer – On The Blvd (-)
2. Anderson East – Devil In Me (3)
3. The Score – On And On (4)
4. X Ambassadors – Unsteady (1)
5. Jordan Smith – Stand In The Light (5)
6. Pet Shop Boys – The Pop Kids (2)
7. Matt Nathanson – Giants (10)
8. Bahari – Dancing On The Sun (-)
9. Ellie Goulding – Army (-)
10. MAGIC! – Lay You Down Easy (-)

In The Mix:
Adam Lambert featuring Laleh – Welcome To The Show
Alex & Sierra – Little Do You Know
Andy Black – We Don’t Have To Dance (new)
BØRNS – Past Lives
Brendan James – Bring My Love Home (new)
Broods – Free (new)
Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend
Disturbed – The Sound Of Silence (new)
Finish Ticket – Color
Goo Goo Dolls – Over And Over
Haley Reinhart – Better (new)
Kris Allen – Waves
Oh Wonder – Lose It
Paper Route – Laugh About It
Parachute – Without You (new)
The Heavy – Since You Been Gone
The Karma Killers – Domino
The Rubens – Hoops
Transviolet – New Bohemia

Chart Notes:

  • We have a new song at the top this week, and it’s a fun one. “Work This Body” becomes another chart-topper on my list for Walk The Moon, the third single off their album Talking Is Hard.  The Ohio act becomes the first band to score three #1 singles from one album on my top 40 since fun. pulled off the trick in 2013. The other two were “Shut Up And Dance” and “Different Colors” in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
  • Last year, Conrad Sewell got as high at #9 with his first chart single, “Hold Me Up”. Now, the recent birthday boy is back in the countdown with his follow-up single, which takes the title of Highest Debut. In at #39, “Remind Me” comes from the EP titled All I Know, which landed in the top ten in his native Australia. (Unfortunately, it didn’t do nearly as well here.)
  • In 2013, The Summer Set stalled just under the top 50 at pop radio with the song “Boomerang”. They also performed at the iHeartRadio Music Festival that year. They’ll be trying for better with their latest single, “Missin’ You”, new at #40. It’s the first radio release from Stories For Monday, which came out on Friday. It goes for adds on April 19.

(See my full chart on the M4BCC message board) (Listen to this week’s chart and more on Spotify)

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