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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (July 20, 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: Pop Smoke pops to the top in a collaboration with pop star Dua Lipa. Let’s add ’em up:

THIS LIST IS SMOKIN’: “Demeanor” scores the top spot on the adds report at the Top 40 format with 62 stations, as the late Pop Smoke teams with Dua Lipa on the lead single from his posthumous Faith album. The song also led the adds report at the Rhythmic format with 46 commitments there. The album is expected to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, while the tune should continue to rise through the end of the summer.

In second place on both the Top 40 and Rhythmic reports, Normani and Cardi B earned 53 and 46 adds, respectively, with “Wild Side”. A new track from Alessia Cara also cracked the top five on the pop radio log, as “Sweet Dream” placed fourth with 36 stations on impact.

Charting singles from Billie Eilish, Maroon 5 and Post Malone 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. POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
2. NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
3. BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
4. ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
5. THE KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER, “Stay” (Columbia)
6. KANE BROWN x BLACKBEAR, “Memory” (RCA)
7. POST MALONE, “Motley Crew” (Republic)
8. DUA LIPA, “Love Again” (Warner)
9. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
10. MAROON 5, “Lost” (222/Interscope)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (July 19-20, 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 new songs impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

ALESSIA CARA, “Sweet Dream” (Def Jam)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Cara has struggled at the Top 40 format over the last few years, with four consecutive top ten misses since 2018.

BILLIE EILISH, “NDA” (Darkroom/Interscope)
Album: Happier Than Ever (2021)
Past T40 History: “NDA” ranks at #35 on the chart as of Sunday, marking her eighth top 40 hit and fourth from her upcoming set.

NORMANI featuring CARDI B, “Wild Side” (Keep Cool/RCA)
Album: TBA (2021)
Past T40 History: Outside of Fifth Harmony, Normani has hit #1 twice at the format in collaborations with Khalid and Sam Smith.

POP SMOKE featuring DUA LIPA, “Demeanor” (Victor Victor/Republic)
Album: Faith (2021)
Past T40 History: Pop Smoke could earn his second posthumous top 40 entry: “What You Know Bout Love” peaked at #8 in April.

TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Saturday” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
Album: Scaled And Icy (2021)
Past T40 History: This duo is looking for their eighth top 40 single on the pop chart. They last appeared in the top ten in late 2016.

Next week: We’ll be people and adds watching with new releases from Camilo/Shawn Mendes and Conan Gray.

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

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 21, 2021

Sour sweetens the schedule.

New Music Friday has a license to drive you to the streaming platforms for plenty of big releases, including top albums from Blake Shelton, Olivia Rodrigo and Twenty One Pilots and singles from Anne-Marie, BTS and Little Mix. Now, can somebody pass the butter and the bops?

Notable albums out this week: 42 Dugg‘s Free Dem Boyz (iTunes), Audrey Nuna‘s A Liquid Breakfast (iTunes), Ayron Jones‘s Child Of The State (iTunes), Blake Shelton‘s Body Language (iTunes), Cloves‘s Nightmare On Elmfield Road (iTunes), Dayglow‘s Harmony House (iTunes), Duncan Laurence‘s Small Town Boy (Deluxe) (iTunes), Gary Numan‘s Intruder (iTunes), Lord Huron‘s Long Lost (iTunes), Mat Kearney‘s January Flower (iTunes), Olivia Rodrigo‘s Sour (iTunes), P!nk‘s All I Know So Far: Setlist (iTunes), Sara Bareilles‘s Amidst The Chaos: Live From The Hollywood Bowl (iTunes), Sinead Harnett‘s Ready Is Always Too Late (iTunes), Slenderbodies‘s Are We? (iTunes), SpotemGottem‘s Most Wanted (iTunes), Tai Verdes‘s TV (iTunes), Twenty One Pilots‘s Scaled And Icy (iTunes), Waterparks‘s Greatest Hits (iTunes), Young M.A‘s Off The Yak (iTunes), Yung Baby Tate‘s After The Rain (Deluxe) (iTunes), Zara Larsson‘s Poster Girl (Summer) (iTunes), Cruella (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Alexander Ludwig‘s Alexander Ludwig (iTunes), Counting Crows‘s Butter Miracle Suite One (iTunes), Gary LeVox‘s One On One (iTunes), Jordan Davis‘s Buy Dirt (iTunes), Maisie Peters‘s Trying: Season 2 (Soundtrack) (iTunes), Oliver Malcolm‘s Are You Living In The Real World? (iTunes), Ross Copperman‘s Somewhere There’s A Light On (iTunes), Salem Ilese‘s (L)only Child (iTunes), Teddy Swims‘s Unlearning (iTunes), The Tragically Hip‘s Saskadelphia (iTunes), Zoe Wees‘s Golden Wings (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“10-4”, Sam Williams (iTunes)
“24 Hours”, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie featuring Lil Durk (iTunes)
“24 Hours”, Agnes (iTunes)
“Ain’t Over You”, Aaron Taos & Hadji Gaviota (iTunes)
“Airplane Mode”, Hayd (iTunes)
“All Me”, Boys World (iTunes)
“Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land”, MARINA (iTunes)
“Avalon”, $uicideboy$ (iTunes)
“Back Then, Right Now”, Tenille Arts (iTunes)
“Back Together”, Amorphous & Kehlani (iTunes)
“Bad Tattoo”, Lola Young (iTunes)
“Belle”, Cast Of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (iTunes)
“Blue Banisters”, “Text Book” and “Wildflower Wildfire”, Lana Del Rey (iTunes)
“Blurry”, HARDY (iTunes)
“Bongo Cha Cha Cha”, Goodboys (iTunes)
“Butter”, BTS (iTunes)
“Clay Pigeon”, Binki (iTunes)
“Coke Nose”, Caspr (iTunes)
“Complicated”, Steve Aoki & Yves V featuring Ryan Caraveo (iTunes)
“Cream Shirt”, Hauskey (iTunes)
“Die Fast”, Ruth B. (iTunes)
“Different Kinds Of Light”, Jade Bird (iTunes)
“Don’t Blame It On Love”, Yuna featuring Pink Sweat$ (iTunes)
“Don’t Lose Sight”, Lawrence (iTunes)
“Drama Queen”, Delacey (iTunes)
“Drugs”, Anderson East (iTunes)
“Earth In A Lonely Space”, Simply Red (iTunes)
“Either Side”, LOONY (iTunes)
“Elegant Strangers”, Atlas Genius (iTunes)
“Enjoy The Silence”, Fousheé (iTunes)
“Euphoria”, Angels & Airwaves (iTunes)
“Everything Sucks”, Vaultboy (iTunes)
“Fly Away”, Alt Bloom (iTunes)
“Gang Gang”, Polo G & Lil Wayne (iTunes)
“Girl From Rio (Remix)”, Anitta featuring DaBaby (iTunes)
“Glass House”, PawPaw Rod (iTunes)
“Gucci Knife”, Carlie Hanson featuring MASN (iTunes)
“Handshakes”, Naliya (iTunes)
“Hate Me”, Layto (iTunes)
“Heartbreak Anthem”, Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix (iTunes)
“Higher Power (ZHU Remix)”, Coldplay (iTunes)
“Hilary”, Ricky Desktop, Bob Sasquatch & Ktlyn (iTunes)
“Hold On”, The Sanctuary (iTunes)
“Hopeful”, Curtis Harding (iTunes)
“Holy Water”, JP Cooper (iTunes)
“I Can’t Dance”, Darren Criss (iTunes)
“I Like It”, Eagle-Eye Cherry (iTunes)
“I Wanna Remember”, NEEDTOBREATHE featuring Carrie Underwood (iTunes)
“If I Could”, Charlotte Day Wilson (iTunes)
“I’m Alright”, Aldn (iTunes)
“Into The Fire”, Declan J Donovan (iTunes)
“Invisible”, Duran Duran (iTunes)
“Jealousy”, Mike Posner featuring Blackbear (iTunes)
“Jesse’s Apartment”, Will Knox (iTunes)
“Lay It On Me”, Gabe Dixon (iTunes)
“Leave A Light On”, Japanese Wallpaper (iTunes)
“Leave Before You Love Me”, Marshmello x Jonas Brothers (iTunes)
“Little While”, Sada Baby featuring Big Sean & Hit-Boy (iTunes)
“Lose My Mind”, DVBBS (iTunes)
“Magazines”, Anson Seabra (iTunes)
“Make It Now”, OMI (iTunes)
“Mammoth”, Mammoth WVH (iTunes)
“Mask”, Dream (iTunes)
“Meet My Shadow”, Jake Scott (iTunes)
“Missing Piece”, Vance Joy (iTunes)
“Moves”, Kidd Kenn featuring Rico Nasty (iTunes)
“Mystery”, Matt Maltese (iTunes)
“Never Going Home”, Kungs (iTunes)
“Next Level”, Aespa (iTunes)
“One Voice”, The Crew (iTunes)
“Our Song”, Anne-Marie & Niall Horan (iTunes)
“Panic”, Casey Baer (iTunes)
“Paradise”, James Vincent McMorrow (iTunes)
“Phuck U”, Royal & The Serpent (iTunes)
“Pogo”, AREA21 (iTunes)
“Pollyanna”, Green Day (iTunes)
“Princess Peach”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“R U Joking”, Ravenna Golden (iTunes)
“Range Rover”, Ben Rector featuring Steve Winwood (iTunes)
“Real Life Sux”, Justus Bennetts (iTunes)
“Reign”, Tommee Profitt x Anna Graceman (iTunes)
“Rest”, Alanis Morissette (iTunes)
“Ringtone”, Avery Roberson (iTunes)
“Savage Good Boy”, Japanese Breakfast (iTunes)
“Say Something”, Alexa Cappelli (iTunes)
“Seaside (Demo)”, SEB (iTunes)
“Secrets”, JVKE (iTunes)
“Self Control”, Matt Simons (iTunes)
“Side Effects”, Sophia Scott (iTunes)
“Sinister”, Mallory Merk (iTunes)
“Smile”, Benjamin Ingrosso (iTunes)
“Song For The Summer”, Nic D (iTunes)
“Space Ghost Coast To Coast”, Glass Animals & Bree Runway (iTunes)
“Starstruck”, Years & Years and Kylie Minogue (iTunes)
“Starting Now”, Brandy (iTunes)
“Stop Making This Hurt”, Bleachers (iTunes)
“Sucker For You”, Nea (iTunes)
“Sugar Daddy”, The Veronicas (iTunes)
“Summer Nights”, Teddy Failure (iTunes)
“Sun Goes Down”, Lil Nas X (iTunes)
“Sweet Water”, Davina Michelle (iTunes)
“Swing Of Things”, MAY-A (iTunes)
“Taste Of You”, Rezz featuring Dove Cameron (iTunes)
“TGIF”, K.Flay featuring Tom Morello (iTunes)
“The Biggest”, Latto (iTunes)
“The Walls Are Way Too Thin”, Holly Humberstone (iTunes)
“They’ve Closed Down The Honky Tonks”, Miranda Lambert (iTunes)
“Time’s Up”, Sycco (iTunes)
“Too Many Tears”, 88rising & Warren Hue (iTunes)
“Twerkulator”, City Girls (iTunes)
“Under Cover”, Matthew K. Heafy (iTunes)
“Until”, Sad Alex (iTunes)
“Until I Loved You”, Delanie Leclerc (iTunes)
“VBS”, Lucy Dacus (iTunes)
“Vibes”, RMR featuring Tyla Yaweh (iTunes)
“Walls”, Cher (iTunes)
“We Win”, Lil Baby x Kirk Franklin (iTunes)
“Who’s She”, Eloise (iTunes)
“Wolves”, Garbage (iTunes)
“Worth It For The Feeling”, Rebecca Black (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from Blackberry Smoke, DMX and The Veronicas 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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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (May 5, 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: Marshmello and Halsey‘s new collaboration dominates the adds report with some kindness for the pop radio panel. Let’s add ’em up:

THAT “KIND” OF A WEEK: With an impressive 130 stations on impact, “Be Kind” by Marshmello and Halsey earns the week’s Most Added title at the Top 40 format. The song also scored a top ten rank on yesterday’s report at the Hot AC format. After a #40 debut on last Sunday’s published chart, “Kind” should make a nice move up the survey by the weekend and will likely appear in the top ten again on next Tuesday’s log.

A handful of newer releases also entered the top ten this week, but with add totals that weren’t nearly as substantial. The highest of those, Cyn‘s “Drinks”, managed a fourth place finish with 19 stations on impact. It’s her second track to impact here: “Holy Roller” was the first about a year ago, though it didn’t crack the top 50.

Charting singles from Megan Thee Stallion and Twenty One Pilots return to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap, including data on the new release from Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. MARSHMELLO & HALSEY, “Be Kind” (Astralwerks/Capitol)
2-T. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
2-T. THE SCOTTS, “The Scotts” (Epic)
4. CYN, “Drinks” (Unsub/Caroline)
5. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)
6. SAM SMITH & DEMI LOVATO, “I’m Ready” (Capitol)
7. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Level Of Concern” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
8-T. ASHE, “Moral Of The Story” (Mom+Pop/Further.)
8-T. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
10-T. AJR, “Bang!” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
10-T. JAYMES YOUNG, “Happiest Year” (Please Rewind/Atlantic/EMG)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 28, 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: in a very divided week at this format, Sam Smith and Demi Lovato are more than ready for a second week atop the adds report. Who else qualified for a medal? Let’s add ’em up:

“READY” FOR MORE: For the second week in a row, Smith and Lovato’s hit collaboration “I’m Ready” took the top prize on the adds report with 36 more stations in its second week. SAINt JHN‘s “Roses” followed closely in second place with 24 adds here.

There were a number of impacting releases this week, but no one song dominated on the log, likely due in part to a smaller number of stations actually reporting adds. The highest of them, Alec Benjamin‘s “Oh My God”, tied for third place with 20 stations. This will likely become his second charting song at the format, with “Let Me Down Slowly” spending two weeks at #50 last March. More new titles that entered to the top ten are below, including tunes from AJR, Fitz And The Tantrums and The Scotts.

Charting singles from Maren Morris, Powfu and Twenty One Pilots return to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (THIRTEEN)
1. SAM SMITH & DEMI LOVATO, “I’m Ready” (Capitol)
2. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)
3-T. ALEC BENJAMIN, “Oh My God” (Artist Partner/Atlantic)
3-T. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
5. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
6-T. AJR, “Bang!” (S-Curve/Hollywood)
6-T. THE SCOTTS, “The Scotts” (Epic)
8-T. JOJO, “Man” (Warner)
8-T. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Level Of Concern” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
10-T. FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS, “I Just Wanna Shine” (Elektra/EMG)
10-T. JP SAXE featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “If The World Was Ending” (Arista)
10-T. LIL MOSEY, “Blueberry Faygo” (Interscope)
10-T. MAREN MORRIS, “The Bones” (Columbia)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 21, 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: first-time collaborators Sam Smith and Demi Lovato get ready for the chart games with a triple-digit add win on impact. Let’s add ’em up:

“READY” FOR FLIGHT: After a solid debut in the top 50 on last Sunday’s published update, Sam Smith and Demi Lovato place first on this Tuesday’s adds report with “I’m Ready” with a giant 100 stations on impact. The song title has previously landed in the top 40 on several occasions for different compositions by Tevin Campbell (#7, 1994), Cherie (#31, 2004) and AJR (#25, 2014).

No other songs impacted at the format during Tuesday’s session, but some newer collaborations from JP Saxe & Julia Michaels and Tyga & Curtis Roach did enter the top five for the first time, both at 15 stations for the week.

Charting singles from Lauv, SAINt JHN and Twenty One Pilots return to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN (ELEVEN)
1. SAM SMITH & DEMI LOVATO, “I’m Ready” (Capitol)
2. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
3-T. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)
3-T. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Level Of Concern” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
5-T. JP SAXE featuring JULIA MICHAELS, “If The World Was Ending” (Arista)
5-T. TYGA x CURTIS ROACH, “Bored In The House” (Last Kings/Columbia)
7. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
8. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
9. JOJO, “Man” (Warner)
10-T. LAUV, “Modern Loneliness” (AWAL/in2une)
10-T. NATALIA DAMINI featuring PETEY PABLO, “Pacemaker” (ConCore Ent./The Orchard)

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (April 14, 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: the high-flying new hit from Twenty One Pilots dominates the adds list without much concern at all. Let’s add ’em up:

NEXT “LEVEL” ADDS: With the Most Added tune at Alternative, Hot AC and Top 40 radio this week, Twenty One Pilots earn a total of 106 first-week stations on the pop airwaves with “Level Of Concern”. It’s their biggest launch ever at this format. After only going as high as #29 with the most successful crossover single from their 2018 album Trench, this release should do much better.

The only other impacting song to break the top ten comes from JoJo, who earns 14 stations for “Man”, which ties for eighth place.

Charting singles from Drake, Dua Lipa and The Weeknd return to the top ten on the adds report this week.

We’ll see you next Tuesday for another adds recap. Stay safe out there.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Level Of Concern” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
2. DRAKE, “Toosie Slide” (OVO/Republic)
3. POWFU featuring BEABADOOBEE, “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” (Robots & Humans/Columbia)
4-T. SAINT JHN, “Roses” (Godd Complexx/HITCO)
4-T. THE WEEKND, “In Your Eyes” (XO/Republic)
6. BENEE featuring GUS DAPPERTON, “Supalonely” (Republic)
7. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “Savage” (1501 Certified Ent./300 Ent.)
8-T. DUA LIPA, “Break My Heart” (Warner)
8-T. JOJO, “Man” (Warner)
8-T. REGARD, “Ride It” (Epic)

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RADIO REPORT: What’s Popping At Top 40 Radio This Week (April 13-14, 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 two singles impacting this week at the Top 40 format:

JOJO, “Man” (Warner)
Album: Good To Know (2020)
Past T40 History: After a couple of top 40 misses in 2016, this singer hopes to reach the region for the first time since March 2012.

TWENTY ONE PILOTS, “Level Of Concern” (Fueled By Ramen/EMG)
Album: TBA (2020)
Past T40 History: Following a splashy top 40 entry at three formats, we’ll see if this release can give the duo their third #1 hit here.

With a larger amount of shifting adds dates given the current pandemic, we’ll see what new titles head to the format on Monday.

Which of these new songs would you like to see top the charts? Let me know!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (April 12, 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. Though Passover and Easter might feel a bit different this year, there’s still plenty of new music to go around. Here’s what’s popping at the Top 40 format this week:

LONELY WEEKND: With his third #1 hit to date at the Top 40 format, The Weeknd moves from 2-1 with “Blinding Lights”. It’s the first chart-topper from his recent album After Hours, which has held atop the Billboard 200 list for three weeks now. The smash is also lighting up the Rhythmic and Hot AC radio charts, where it climbs to #5 and #6 this week, respectively.

Flying in at #36 with their seventh top 40 hit, Twenty One Pilots take to the air with “Level Of Concern”, a one-off single that was released several days ago. Powfu and Beabadoobee push their viral track “Coffee For Your Head (Death Bed)” up from 47-37 this week, marking the first top 40 entry for both performers. Both “Level” and “Coffee” are already performing well at Alternative radio, with the former launching at #20 and the latter climbing to #17 on the latest chart. Finally, Ellie Goulding and Blackbear rise up from 45-40 with “Worry About Me”. It’s the 14th top 40 song at the format for Goulding and the third for Blackbear.

With a number of reemerging songs in the top 50 thanks to the vacuum effect from a larger purge, just two titles are completely new to region this week. Debuting at #44, PartyNextDoor and Rihanna‘s collaboration “Believe It” blasts onto the Top 40 survey. It’s already well into the top 40 on both the Rhythmic and Urban lists. Another collaboration starts at #49: the current top 20 hit on the Hot AC chart for JP Saxe and Julia Michaels titled “If The World Was Ending”. The track is already a larger radio and sales hit in Saxe’s native Canada and has reached the top 40 nationally in some European territories.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (September 29, 2019)


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. PGTC wishes a very sweet new year to all of our readers celebrating Rosh Hashanah, which begins tonight. Let’s see what’s sweet and sticky at the Top 40 format this Sunday:

THIS “HURTS” TOO: Lizzo‘s “Truth Hurts” remains at #1 on the Top 40 chart for the second week, losing about 350 spins from last week’s published update. The song also climbs to #6 and #10 on the Urban and Hot AC lists, respectively. The tune should have enough of a lead to manage a third week at the top, though Lewis Capaldi‘s “Someone You Loved” (up 4-3) will begin to challenge it in the next few weeks.

Three songs find themselves entering the top 40 this week, led by the current Alternative radio single by Twenty One Pilots. “The Hype”, a top five hit at that format, rises from 41-36 here, becoming the duo’s sixth top 40 entry on the Top 40 list. Alessia Cara is also new to the region with “Rooting For You”, her tenth top 40 track, which leaps from 44-38. Also on the move is Saweetie‘s “My Type”, a recent #1 song on the Rhythmic chart, which bounces from 46-39. It’s her first top 40 song on the Top 40 chart.

The week’s top 50 entries are led by a newcomer, Ali Gatie, who checks in at #48 with his viral release “It’s You”. At #49, “Harder” pairs Jax Jones with Bebe Rexha for their first charting collaboration. Finally, at #50, Loud Luxury and Bryce Vine combine for “I’m Not Alright”, which is already receiving solid airplay in the duo’s native Canada.

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