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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 21, 2021

An easy chart-topper for the holidays.

DEBUTS
40. Jenna Raine – See You Later (Ten Years)
39. Adele – Oh My God | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Taylor Swift – Message In A Bottle (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
18. Silk Sonic – Smokin’ Out The Window (28) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Jax – Like My Father (09) | PEAK: #09
08. John Mayer – Wild Blue (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe (07) | PEAK: #07
06. The Script – I Want It All (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (04) | PEAK: #03
04. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (05) | PEAK: #04
03. Duran Duran – Anniversary (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
02. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (02) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
01. Adele – Easy On Me (03) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Dean Lewis – Looks Like Me (1)
2. TWICE – The Feels (2)
3. JESSIA – But I Don’t (4)
4. Avril Lavigne – Bite Me (7)
5. The Walters – I Love You So (6)
6. Tiësto & Ava Max – The Motto (8)
7. ABBA – Just A Notion (5)
8. Elton John & Eddie Vedder – E-Ticket (10)
9. BoyWithUke – Toxic (9)
10. GAYLE – Abcdefu (-)

In The Mix:
Adele – Can I Get It (new)
Joel Corry featuring Mabel – I Wish
JP Saxe – Soft Landing (new)
Kelly Clarkson – Christmas Isn’t Canceled (Just You)
LANY – Ex I Never Had (new)
Mokita – Colorblind (new)
Neon Trees – Holiday Rock
Rob Thomas – Small Town Christmas
Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton – I Bet You Think About Me

Chart Notes:

  • Superstar Adele achieves her ninth #1 hit on my personal chart with “Easy On Me”, moving from #3 last week. It’s the lead single from her newest album 30, a set which is expected to have the largest debut of the year on the Billboard 200 list later this month. The new singles from Silk Sonic and Taylor Swift tie for the Biggest Mover in the countdown this week, both moving up ten spots each. There are two new entries on the chart and the aforementioned Adele has one of them with “Oh My God”, a popular album cut that comes in at #39. It also ranks in the top 50 at the Hot AC radio format from unsolicited airplay. At #40, “See You Later (Ten Years)” marks the first chart entry for newcomer Jenna Raine, whose song became a recent viral hit on the video app TikTok.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: November 14, 2021

DEBUTS
40. Taylor Swift – Message In A Bottle
36. U2 – Your Song Saved My Life | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Ed Sheeran – Overpass Graffiti (39)
31. Benson Boone – Ghost Town (38)
28. Silk Sonic – Smokin’ Out The Window (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
23. Westlife – Starlight (28)
13. Sting – Rushing Water (18)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby (11) | PEAK: #10
09. Jax – Like My Father (12) | PEAK: #09
08. John Mayer – Wild Blue (08) | PEAK: #08
07. Coldplay x BTS – My Universe (07) | PEAK: #07
06. The Script – I Want It All (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Ed Sheeran – Shivers (05) | PEAK: #04
04. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (04) | PEAK: #03
03. Adele – Easy On Me (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (02) | PEAK: #01 for eight weeks
01. Duran Duran – Anniversary (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Dean Lewis – Looks Like Me (1)
2. TWICE – The Feels (3)
3. Jenna Raine – See You Later (Ten Years) (7)
4. JESSIA – But I Don’t (10)
5. ABBA – Just A Notion (4)
6. The Walters – I Love You So (9)
7. Avril Lavigne – Bite Me (-)
8. Tiësto & Ava Max – The Motto (-)
9. BoyWithUke – Toxic (-)
10. Elton John & Eddie Vedder – E-Ticket (-)

In The Mix:
Joel Corry featuring Mabel – I Wish
Kelly Clarkson – Christmas Isn’t Canceled (Just You)
Neon Trees – Holiday Rock
Rob Thomas – Small Town Christmas
Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton – I Bet You Think About Me (new)

Chart Notes:

  • The legendary Duran Duran secures a second week at #1 on my personal chart with “Anniversary”, while Adele waits in the wings with “Easy On Me”, which holds at #3 and could reach the top spot next week. This week’s Biggest Mover is from the duo Silk Sonic: jumping from 37-28, “Smokin’ Out The Window” is lighting up the countdown in its second week of activity. There are two new songs on the chart this week: from the upcoming film Sing 2, “Your Song Saved My Life” is in at #36 for U2. It is currently earning airplay at the Hot AC and Triple A radio formats. The other debut is from Red (Taylor’s Version), a re-recorded release of Taylor Swift‘s popular 2012 album. Originally intended for that set nine years ago, “Message In A Bottle” floats ashore at #40.

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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 (October 10, 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. The spot for fresh faces and delightful debuts is looking super, so let’s check out what’s popping at the format this week:

THE GIFTED KID: Once again, the dynamic duo of The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber earn a sixth week at #1 on the Top 40 chart with “Stay”. The collaboration is also the new #1 song at the Hot AC format this week, moving up two spots from last week.

TikTok star and singer Nessa Barrett lifts from 44-38 with her second top 40 hit at the format, “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead”, taken from her recent EP titled Pretty Poison. The Anxiety (the duo of Willow and Tyler Cole) debuts at #39 with “Meet Me At Our Spot”, their first top 40 hit as a pair and Cole individually, but the second overall for Willow. Finally, Monsta X picks up their third top 40 song for “One Day”, advancing from 43-40.

Three solo men and their latest songs are new to the top 50, led by Troye Sivan and “Angel Baby” at #46. Newcomer Vaultboy checks in at #49 with “Everything Sucks”, a viral track that spread on TikTok earlier this year, while Trevor Daniel gets inspired by some Alice Deejay and lands at #50 with “Alone”.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (September 28, 2021)

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: radio really wants Lil Nas X and the feeling is mutual. Let’s add ’em up:

“WANT” FLAUNTS: The third top 40 song from Montero is a smash on the pop airwaves, as Lil Nas X claimed the top spot on this week’s adds report at the Top 40 format. “That’s What I Want” scored 73 new stations during today’s session, which was ten adds ahead of the song that settled into the runner-up spot: “My Universe”, the buzzy collaboration from Coldplay and BTS. Given its 63 adds on impact, the tune should chart in the coming days.

Outside of the top three, new releases from GIVĒON, The Anxiety and Troye Sivan also entered the top ten for the first time.

Charting singles from the Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber and Walker Hayes returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
2. COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
3. JONAS BROTHERS, “Who’s In Your Head” (Republic)
4. DRAKE featuring FUTURE & YOUNG THUG, “Way 2 Sexy” (OVO/Republic)
5-T. JUSTIN BIEBER, “Ghost” (Def Jam)
5-T. TROYE SIVAN, “Angel Baby” (Capitol)
7. GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
8. ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA, “Cold Heart” (Mercury/Interscope-Warner)
9-T. THE ANXIETY (WILLOW & TYLER COLE), “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
9-T. WALKER HAYES, “Fancy Like” (Monument/RCA)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (September 27-28, 2021)

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 five singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

COLDPLAY x BTS, “My Universe” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
Album: Music Of The Spheres (2021)
Past T40 History: This new release should easily become the 14th top 40 hit for Coldplay on the Top 40 list and the ninth for BTS.

GIVĒON, “For Tonight” (Not So Fast/Epic)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: This performer led the Top 40 list for four weeks earlier this year assisting Justin Bieber on the track “Peaches”.

LIL NAS X, “That’s What I Want” (Columbia)
Album: Montero (2021)
Past T40 History: Lil Nas X just picked up his sixth top 40 hit with this song, which is also the third from his new album Montero.

THE ANXIETY, “Meet Me At Our Spot” (MSFTS/Roc Nation/in2une)
Album: The Anxiety (2020)
Past T40 History: This duo features Willow, who holds in the top 50 on the list with her Travis Barker-assisted “Transparentsoul”.

TROYE SIVAN, “Angel Baby” (Capitol)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Sivan was recently featured on “You”, a collaboration with Regard that reached the top ten on the list in August.

Next week: Charli XCX impacts with her latest single… and it’s a good one.

How will these songs perform on the adds report? Let me know!

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 12, 2021

The coldest chart-topper of the year.

DEBUTS
40. John Mayer – Wild Blue
39. Andy Grammer – Damn It Feels Good To Be Me
38. Troye Sivan – Angel Baby
36. Ed Sheeran – Shivers | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down (40) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie)
27. Duran Duran – Anniversary (34)
17. Kacey Musgraves – Justified (27) | BIGGEST MOVER (tie) — two weeks

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Milky Chance – Colorado (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood – Range Rover (05) | PEAK: #05
08. Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4 U (07) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
07. Tones And I – Cloudy Day (06) | PEAK: #05
06. Silk Sonic – Skate (09) | PEAK: #06
05. Imagine Dragons – Wrecked (08) | PEAK: #05
04. John Mayer – Last Train Home (03) | PEAK: #03
03. Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits (02) | PEAK: #02
02. Dua Lipa – Love Again (01) | PEAK: #01 for five weeks
01. Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (04) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Saint Phnx – Happy Place (3)
2. MUNA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon (-)
3. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time (1)
4. Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love (6)
5. Sting – If It’s Love (5)
6. Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead (7)
7. Olivia Vedder – My Father’s Daughter (8)
8. FINNEAS – The 90s (-)
9. Eddie Vedder – Long Way (-)
10. Adam Melchor – What A Damn Shame (-)

In The Mix:
James Blunt – Love Under Pressure (new)
Justus Bennetts – Insomniac
Little Mix – Love (Sweet Love)
Lorde – Mood Ring
Mimi Webb – 24/5 (new)
Sabrina Carpenter – Skinny Dipping (new)
Sigrid – Burning Bridges
Tom Grennan – Don’t Break The Heart
Young Bombs featuring JORDY – Summer In Brooklyn (new)

Chart Notes:

  • It leaped from 34-21-10-4 over the last month, but this week, “Cold Heart” hits the top spot on my personal chart for Elton John and Dua Lipa. The song is the first #1 on my list for the legendary John and the record-breaking tenth for Lipa, who knocks her own “Love Again” off the top and down to #2. Two songs tie for this week’s Biggest Mover: up ten spots, “Justified” jumps from 27-17 for Kacey Musgraves, while the reunited ABBA climbs from 40-30 with “Don’t Shut Me Down”. Four songs reach the top 40 this week, all performed by solo men: Ed Sheeran has the top new entry at #36 with “Shivers”, Troye Sivan is in at #38 with “Angel Baby”, Andy Grammer debuts at #39 with “Damn It Feels Good To Be Me” and John Mayer lands at #40 with “Wild Blue”. The four have a combined eight prior #1 hits on my chart between them: Mayer with three, Sheeran and Sivan with two and Grammer with one.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 4, 2016

The songs that are makin’ me listen.

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 September 4, 2016…

Debuts:
38. ELLIE GOULDING, “Still Falling For You”
37. JORDAN FISHER, “Lookin’ Like That”

Biggest Mover(s):
CODY FRY, “Go” (39-31, eight spots)

10. KATY PERRY, “Rise” (steady, second week)
Album: (single only) (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. LUKAS GRAHAM, “Mama Said” (up 4)
Album: Lukas Graham (2015, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #9

08. BRITNEY SPEARS featuring G-EAZY, “Make Me…” (up 1)
Album: Glory (2016, RCA Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. SERENA RYDER, “Got Your Number” (up 5)
Album: Utopia (2017, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. TROYE SIVAN featuring ALESSIA CARA, “Wild” (steady, second week)
Album: Blue Neighbourhood (2015, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. PASSENGER, “Somebody’s Love” (down 2)
Album: Young As The Morning, Old As The Sea (2016, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. BASTILLE, “Good Grief” (steady, second week)
Album: Wild World (2016, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. PHANTOGRAM, “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” (up 2)
Album: Three (2016, Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. SHAWN MENDES, “Treat You Better” (steady, second week)
Album: Illuminate (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. WRABEL, “11 Blocks” (steady, third week)
Album: We Could Be Beautiful (EP) (2017, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 25, 2021)

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: BTS is really cooking with gas with their bold and buttery new release. Let’s add ’em up:

SHOULD’VE KNOWN BUTTER: K-pop septet and worldwide phenomenon BTS had a huge first week at the Top 40 format, earning the commitments of entire panel (180 stations) on impact with “Butter”. It is the first song since 2019 to achieve this goal. Elsewhere, the big hit scored 52 and 25 adds at the Hot AC (second place) and Rhythmic (third place) radio formats, respectively.

Entering in the runner-up position with a still fairly substantial 115 adds this week, Marshmello and the Jonas Brothers impacted at the format with “Leave Before You Love Me”. It led yesterday’s report at the Hot AC format with 56 stations, just sneaking past BTS.

Finally, after earning 40 early adds last week, Olivia Rodrigo grabbed another 86 stations for “Good 4 U”, ranking in third place. The song recently became her third top 40 hit from the Sour album, which is likely to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart later this month.

Charting singles from Anitta and GIVĒON returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. BTS, “Butter” (BigHit/Columbia)
2. MARSHMELLO x JONAS BROTHERS, “Leave Before You Love Me” (Joytime Collective/Republic)
3. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Good 4 U” (Geffen/Interscope)
4. ANITTA, “Girl From Rio” (Warner)
5. DJ KHALED featuring POST MALONE, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY & DABABY, “I Did It” (We The Best/Roc Nation/Epic)
6. RITON x NIGHTCRAWLERS featuring MUFASA & HYPEMAN, “Friday” (RCA)
7. REGARD, TROYE SIVAN & TATE MCRAE, “You” (Ministry Of Sound/Epic)
8. GIVĒON, “Heartbreak Anniversary” (Not So Fast/Epic)
9. NESSA BARRETT featuring JXDN, “La Di Die” (Warner)
10-T. JACKSON WANG, “LMLY (Leave Me Loving You)” (88rising/12Tone)
10-T. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 18, 2021)

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: in a tight battle for the top spot, Majid Jordan rode some waves to #1. Let’s add ’em up:

RADIO’S GOT THE BLUES: Surf’s up! The duo of Majid Jordan has a tasty time at the Top 40 format with “Waves Of Blue”, which earns the top spot on this week’s adds report with 42 stations on impact. Just behind them, pop star Olivia Rodrigo grabbed 40 early stations on the panel with runner-up “Good 4 U”, which will soon be the third song to chart from her forthcoming album Sour, due on Friday.

The only other impacting title of note came from Cheat Codes and Tinashe, who started in sixth place with 19 adds for “Lean On Me”.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, Mimi Webb and NF returned to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next week for another action-packed adds session.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. MAJID JORDAN, “Waves Of Blue” (OVO Sound/Warner)
2. OLIVIA RODRIGO, “Good 4 U” (Geffen/Interscope)
3. KALI UCHIS, “Telepatía” (Virgin EMI/Interscope)
4-T. MIMI WEBB, “Good Without” (Epic)
4-T. REGARD, TROYE SIVAN & TATE MCRAE, “You” (Ministry Of Sound/Epic)
6. CHEAT CODES featuring TINASHE, “Lean On Me” (300 Ent./Further.)
7. ANITTA, “Girl From Rio” (Warner)
8. NF, “Just Like You” (Virgin)
9-T. BILLIE EILISH, “Your Power” (Darkroom/Interscope)
9-T. COLDPLAY, “Higher Power” (Parlophone/Atlantic)
9-T. POLO G, “Rapstar” (Columbia)

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