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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 12, 2005

Colliding on the chart.

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 16 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of June 12, 2005…

Debuts:
36. GLEN PHILLIPS, “Duck & Cover”
32. KYLE RIABKO, “What Did I Get Myself Into?”
19. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day”

Biggest Mover(s):
PHIL COLLINS, “You Touch My Heart” (40-34)
JACK JOHNSON, “Good People” (32-26, six spots)

10. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “These Words” (up 1)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

09. CARBON LEAF, “What About Everything” (up 1)
Album: Indian Summer (2004, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #9

08. DURAN DURAN, “What Happens Tomorrow” (down 3)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

07. LOW MILLIONS, “Statue” (steady, second week)
Album: Ex-Girlfriends (2004, EMI/Manhattan Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. KEANE, “Everybody’s Changing” (steady, second week)
Album: Hopes And Fears (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. JASON MRAZ, “Wordplay” (up 4)
Album: Mr. A-Z (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

04. KELLY CLARKSON, “Behind These Hazel Eyes” (steady, third week)
Album: Breakaway (2004, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. GAVIN DEGRAW, “Chariot” (steady, second week)
Album: Chariot (2003, J Records)
Peak: #2

02. WEEZER, “Beverly Hills” (steady, second week)
Album: Make Believe (2005, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. HOWIE DAY, “Collide” (steady, third week)
Album: Stop All The World Now (2003, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three 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 May 7, 2021

Know your new music releases.

Here’s what we know so far… New Music Friday is looking amazing with albums from Aly & AJ, Bebe Rexha and Rag’N’Bone Man, as well as singles from Coldplay, J. Cole and P!nk. The higher chart powers are ready to reveal themselves:

Notable albums out this week: Aly & AJ‘s A Touch Of The Beat Gets You Up On Your Feet Gets You Out And Then Into The Sun (iTunes), Amy Winehouse‘s At The BBC (iTunes), Ashe‘s Ashlyn (iTunes), Bailey Bryan‘s Fresh Start (iTunes), Bebe Rexha‘s Better Mistakes (iTunes), Cheat Codes‘s Hellraisers, Part 1 (iTunes), Chloe Moriondo‘s Blood Bunny (iTunes), Cochise‘s Benbow Crescent (iTunes), Dodie‘s Build A Problem (iTunes), Jack Ingram/Miranda Lambert/Jon Randall‘s The Marfa Tapes (iTunes), Jeremy Zucker/Chelsea Cutler‘s Brent: Live From The Internet (iTunes), Josh Kerr‘s 12 Of 12 (iTunes), Kenny Chesney‘s Here And Now (Deluxe) (iTunes), Mod Sun‘s Internet Killed The Rockstar (Deluxe) (iTunes), Nancy Wilson‘s You And Me (iTunes), Quando Rondo‘s Still Taking Risks (iTunes), Radio Company‘s Vol. 2 (iTunes), Rag’N’Bone Man‘s Life By Misadventure (iTunes), Remi Wolf‘s We Love Dogs! (iTunes), Toosii‘s Thank You For Believing (iTunes), Travis Tritt‘s Set In Stone (iTunes), Van Morrison‘s Latest Record Project, Vol. 1 (iTunes), Weezer‘s Van Weezer (iTunes), Zayde Wølf‘s Neon Blood Type (iTunes), Girls5eva (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: 19&You‘s 19&You (iTunes), Alfie Templeman‘s Forever Isn’t Long Enough (iTunes), Between Friends‘s Tape 003 (iTunes), Fickle Friends‘s Weird Years (Season 2) (iTunes), Fiji Blue‘s Reasons You Should Care (iTunes), Joseph Ray‘s 300 Below (iTunes), Kelsy Karter‘s Live From Nowhere (iTunes), Marcellus Juvann‘s Hardheaded (iTunes), Melvoni‘s Return To Sender (iTunes), Salem‘s Salem II (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“90s Kids (Unplugged)”, Jax (iTunes)
“A-O-K” and “Momma Told Me Imma Be”, Tai Verdes (iTunes)
“All I Know So Far”, P!nk (iTunes)
“All I Want”, Boys Noize featuring Jake Shears (iTunes)
“Astronaut In The Ocean (Remix)”, Masked Wolf featuring G-Eazy & DDG (iTunes)
“Astronomy”, Conan Gray (iTunes)
“Bad For Me”, Sebastian Javier (iTunes)
“Baddest”, Imanbek & Cher Lloyd (iTunes)
“Balcony”, Dayglow (iTunes)
“Bored”, Wingtip (iTunes)
“Bout Me”, Coi Leray (iTunes)
“Close To You”, Bklava (iTunes)
“Closer”, Saint Nomad (iTunes)
“Cry And Drive”, CXLOE (iTunes)
“Dark Horse” and “Medicine”, Sydney Mack (iTunes)
“Dark Skinned”, RAY BLK (iTunes)
“Dimension”, Alex Porat (iTunes)
“Emily Ivory”, Guster (iTunes)
“Fast (Motion)”, Saweetie (iTunes)
“Federal”, SpotemGottem (iTunes)
“Feel Something”, Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Forevermore”, Cuco (iTunes)
“F.R.A.”, REI AMI (iTunes)
“Freckles”, Eves Karydas (iTunes)
“Funeral”, Maisie Peters featuring James Bay (iTunes)
“Get Together”, David Guetta (iTunes)
“Going Down South”, The Black Keys (iTunes)
“Golden Boy”, Bryce Fox (iTunes)
“Hello Baby”, Young M.A. featuring Fivio Foreign (iTunes)
“Hide And Seek (Le Youth Remix)”, Catie Turner (iTunes)
“High Water”, Elephante (iTunes)
“Higher Power”, Coldplay (iTunes)
“Hollywood Sucks”, KennyHoopla featuring Travis Barker (iTunes)
“House Of Cards”, Alexander Stewart (iTunes)
“Hurts 2 Hate Somebody (Chase Atlantic Remix)”, ELIO featuring No Rome (iTunes)
“I Need You (To Be Wrong)”, Switchfoot (iTunes)
“I Only Love You When I’m Sad”, Lillian Hepler (iTunes)
“I’d Rather Be Here”, Dylan Fraser (iTunes)
“Iowa”, Donovan Woods & Aiofe O’Donovan (iTunes)
“Interlude”, J. Cole (iTunes)
“Into The Mystery”, NEEDTOBREATHE (iTunes)
“Isn’t Everyone”, HEALTH & Nine Inch Nails (iTunes)
“Jorge”, Cat & Calmell (iTunes)
“Knock Knock”, Nardo Wick (iTunes)
“Know Me Again”, Cian Ducrot featuring Cate (iTunes)
“Last Call”, Kidd G (iTunes)
“Latest Trends”, A1 x J1 featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Lay Wit Ya”, Isaiah Rashad featuring Duke Deuce (iTunes)
“Like That”, JP Saxe (iTunes)
“Lost”, Jake Bugg (iTunes)
“Love Like This”, Maximillian (iTunes)
“Mess It Up”, Gracie Abrams (iTunes)
“Middle Of Love”, Jake Wesley Rogers (iTunes)
“Miss The Rage”, Trippie Redd featuring Playboi Carti (iTunes)
“Money”, Tom Odell (iTunes)
“Monogamy”, Emilie Adams (iTunes)
“My Point Of You”, Matilda Mann (iTunes)
“Never Been In Love”, Haley Mae Campbell (iTunes)
“Never Left”, Lil Tecca (iTunes)
“Only One”, Felix Cartal & Karen Harding (iTunes)
“Oppanese”, Fredo Bang (iTunes)
“PBJ”, Tay Money (iTunes)
“Perfect Timing”, YG, Mozzy & Blxst (iTunes)
“Purge The Poison”, MARINA featuring Pussy Riot (iTunes)
“Ready Or Not”, Douwe Bob (iTunes)
“REM”, Mac Wetha (iTunes)
“Run”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Salsa”, TheHxliday (iTunes)
“Say Something”, Nick Wilson (iTunes)
“She Goes To Work”, Jake Dodds (iTunes)
“Sideways”, Illenium, Valerie Broussard & Nurko (iTunes)
“Small Talk”, Russ (iTunes)
“So Good”, Joan (iTunes)
“Somebody’s Song”, Kyd The Band (iTunes)
“Strawberry Cheeks”, Ūla (iTunes)
“Tequila Talkin'”, Kameron Marlowe (iTunes)
“The Catch (Acoustic)”, FRANKIE (iTunes)
“The Long Way Home”, Powfu featuring Sara Kays & Sarcastic Sounds (iTunes)
“Thirdwheeler”, Reuben Gray (iTunes)
“Through The Storm”, Don Diablo featuring Jordan Mackampa (iTunes)
“Thumbin'”, Kash Doll (iTunes)
“Tiempo”, Ozuna (iTunes)
“War In Your Arms”, Ben Abraham (iTunes)
“We Are Between”, Modest Mouse (iTunes)
“What Is Love”, Showtek featuring Theresa Rex (iTunes)
“What You Need”, Don Toliver (iTunes)
“Who’s Hurting Who”, Jack Savoretti featuring Nile Rodgers (iTunes)
“Who’s Your Money On? (Plastic House)”, Inhaler (iTunes)
“Witness Trees”, Henry Jamison (iTunes)
“Worldwide”, Emanuel (iTunes)
“Xcxoplex”, A.G. Cook & Charli XCX (iTunes)

Next week, the new albums from J. Cole and The Black Keys 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of January 29, 2021

NMF: now higher and stronger.

Whether you’re sad in Scandinavia or astounded in Australasia, New Music Friday is here and providing you some great albums from Celeste, Seeb and Weezer, as well as top tracks from Clean Bandit, Mike Posner and Selena Gomez. Okay, humans, start your listening:

Notable albums out this week: Arlo Parks‘s Collapsed In Sunbeams (iTunes), Celeste‘s Not Your Muse (iTunes), Cody Fry‘s Pictures Of Mountains (iTunes), Logan Mize‘s Still That Kid (iTunes), Seeb‘s Sad In Scandinavia (iTunes), The Killers‘s Imploding The Mirage (Deluxe) (iTunes), Weezer‘s OK Human (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Jack Kays‘s Mixed Emotions (iTunes), Jake Hoot‘s Love Out Of Time (iTunes), PRETTYMUCH‘s Smackables (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“Agoraphobic”, CORPSE (iTunes)
“All I Need”, Verzache (iTunes)
“All Too Well”, Jake Scott (iTunes)
“All You Ever Wanted”, Rag’N’Bone Man (iTunes)
“American Mood”, JoJo (iTunes)
“At My Worst”, P!nk Sweat$ featuring Kehlani (iTunes)
“Baila Conmigo”, Selena Gomez & Rauw Alejandro (iTunes)
“Birdy Birdy Woof Woof”, Peppa Pig (iTunes)
“Bop”, CJ (iTunes)
“Broken”, Jonah Kagen (iTunes)
“Canary Islands”, Goth Babe (iTunes)
“Change Ur Mind”, Sarcastic Sounds featuring Claire Rosinkranz & Clinton Kane (iTunes)
“Close To You”, Brando (iTunes)
“Cruel World”, Emlyn (iTunes)
“Cry Over Boys”, Alexander 23 (iTunes)
“Did You Call Me Last Night”, Ben Laine (iTunes)
“Eloise”, Peter McPoland (iTunes)
“Every Part”, Hux featuring Karen Hardy (iTunes)
“Fahrenheit”, John Splithoff (iTunes)
“Fix Urself!”, JPEGMAFIA (iTunes)
“Fly Away (Jonas Blue Remix)”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“Future Ex”, Abigail Barlow (iTunes)
“FYO”, MICHELLE (iTunes)
“Girlfriend”, Rebecca Black (iTunes)
“Good Time”, Niko Moon featuring Shaggy (iTunes)
“Higher”, Clean Bandit featuring Iann Dior (iTunes)
“Holy Water”, Lil Mosey (iTunes)
“IDWK”, 347Aidan & Kenny Beats (iTunes)
“Itsy Bitsy”, Lyn Lapid (iTunes)
“Last Resort (Reloaded)”, Papa Roach & Jeris Johnson (iTunes)
“Little Bit Of Love (Acoustic)”, Tom Grennan (iTunes)
“Little Booties Matter”, Wes Period (iTunes)
“Live Forever”, Almost Monday (iTunes)
“Loco”, Anitta (iTunes)
“Lonely & Pathetic”, LØLØ (iTunes)
“Loved Us More”, Munn (iTunes)
“Lucky”, Nasty Cherry (iTunes)
“Mean To Me”, Devin Kennedy & Caroline Kole (iTunes)
“Momma Always Told Me”, Mike Posner featuring Yung Bae & Stanaj (iTunes)
“Money Dance”, LunchMoney Lewis (iTunes)
“My Head & My Heart (Kastra Remix)”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“Night Of Our Lives”, Kaidro featuring Lucas Marx (iTunes)
“Only A Matter Of Time”, Joshua Bassett (iTunes)
“Pass Me By”, Peter Fenn (iTunes)
“Powerless”, Mat Kearney (iTunes)
“Retrospect”, Trent Dabbs (iTunes)
“Sex With Me”, Tramp Stamps (iTunes)
“Sharpener’s Calling Me Again”, Cavetown featuring Kina (iTunes)
“She’s Mine”, Lauren Weintraub (iTunes)
“Slide”, Chase Atlantic (iTunes)
“Sorry”, Alan Walker featuring ISÁK (iTunes)
“Space Girl”, Frances Forever featuring Chloe Moriondo (iTunes)
“Step By Step”, Brandon Davis (iTunes)
“Stronger”, Sam Feldt featuring Kesha (iTunes)
“The Hardest Part”, Bre Kennedy & Hadley Kennary (iTunes)
“True Crime (Stripped)”, DREAMERS (iTunes)
“Victorious”, Sam Tinnesz & Burnboy (iTunes)
“Vintage”, Blu DeTiger (iTunes)
“Waving At Cars”, Isac Elliot (iTunes)
“When I Don’t Have You”, Idarose (iTunes)
“Wish You Were Here”, JT Roach (iTunes)
“You”, Benny Blanco, Marshmello & Vance Joy (iTunes)

Next week, albums and EPs by the Foo Fighters and Jeremy Zucker/Chelsea Cutler 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: July 24, 2005

Cool and crazy top ten favorites.

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 15 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 24, 2005…

Debuts:
40. BACKSTREET BOYS, “Just Want You To Know”
39. DURAN DURAN, “Nice”
35. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You”
32. FEFE DOBSON, “Don’t Let It Go To Your Head”

Biggest Mover:
THE KILLERS, “All These Things That I’ve Done” (28-19, nine spots)

10. GWEN STEFANI, “Cool” (up 1)
Album: Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

09. ROB THOMAS, “This Is How A Heart Breaks” (up 1)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

08. CHARLOTTE CHURCH, “Crazy Chick” (up 1)
Album: Tissues And Issues (2005, Sony BMG Records)
Peak: #8

07. KELLY CLARKSON, “Behind These Hazel Eyes” (down 3)
Album: Breakaway (2004, RCA/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. JASON MRAZ, “Wordplay” (down 1)
Album: Mr. A-Z (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

05. WEEZER, “Beverly Hills” (down 2)
Album: Make Believe (2005, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

04. COLDPLAY, “Speed Of Sound” (down 2)
Album: X&Y (2005, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2

03. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “These Words” (down 2)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. D.H.T., “Listen To Your Heart” (up 5)
Album: Listen To Your Heart (2005, Robbins Entertainment)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

01. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (up 5)
Album: Daniel Powter (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) + #1 for ten weeks (2006)

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 May 15, 2020

Give ’em a high V.

New Music Friday is here and X marks the spot for highly anticipated albums from Charli XCX and Future, as well as the newest singles from the Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry and more. With the poems of the past, present and future, we present top titles like these:

FUTURE – High Off Life (iTunes)
Features: The Drake-assisted “Life Is Good”, a recent #1 single on the Rhythmic and Urban charts

KENNYHOOPLA – How Will I Rest In Peace If I’m Buried By A Highway?// (iTunes)
Features: The title cut, a current top 20 entry on the Alternative chart

NOAH CYRUS – The End Of Everything (iTunes)
Features: “July”, a current top five entry on the Triple A chart that also ranks in the top 20 at Hot AC radio

Notable albums out this week: ALMA‘s Have U Seen Her? (iTunes), Charli XCX‘s How I’m Feeling Now (iTunes), Futuristic‘s Still On The Rise (iTunes), Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit‘s Reunions (iTunes), Perfume Genius‘s Set My Heart On Fire Immediately (iTunes), Polo G‘s The Goat (iTunes), Sam Tinnesz‘s Warplanes (iTunes), Sara Evans‘s Copy That (iTunes), Sheff G‘s One And Only (iTunes), Tiësto‘s The London Sessions (iTunes), Wrabel‘s Piano (iTunes), Zaia‘s Very Alone (iTunes), Scoob! The Album (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Adé‘s WYD After? (iTunes), Charlie Cunningham‘s Pieces (iTunes), Colton Dixon‘s Colton Dixon (iTunes), Duncan Laurence‘s Worlds On Fire (iTunes), Gabbie Hanna‘s Bad Karma (iTunes), JXN‘s NeverASadAdventure (iTunes), Noah Schnacky‘s Comeback (iTunes), Theia‘s 99% Angel (iTunes), Tiagz‘s They Call Me Tiago (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“5 More Minutes”, Jonas Brothers (iTunes)
“All I Need”, Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign (iTunes)
“All Together Now”, OK Go (iTunes)
“Alone With You”, Lolo Zouaï (iTunes)
“Arch Enemy”, Everything Everything (iTunes)
“Ballin'”, Digital Farm Animals & Gaullin featuring Tim North (iTunes)
“Better Days (Live)”, OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Between”, Alextbh (iTunes)
“Bitter”, FLETCHER featuring Kito (iTunes)
“Boogieman”, Kyle Reynolds (iTunes)
“Boxes”, Gavin James (iTunes)
“Cake”, Loren Gray (iTunes)
“Change For Me”, Brasstracks & Samm Henshaw (iTunes)
“Come Back To Me”, Chantel Jeffries featuring Shaylen (iTunes)
“Daisies”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Do It”, Chloe x Halle (iTunes)
“Don’t Let Me Disappear”, Ben Harper (iTunes)
“Exist For Love”, AURORA (iTunes)
“Faded”, Izzy Bizu (iTunes)
“Fire”, Mullally featuring Zikai (iTunes)
“Friendly Fire (Acoustic)”, Jamie Scott (iTunes)
“F-ck It, I Love It!”, ILIRA (iTunes)
“Gasoline”, Cash Cash featuring Laura White (iTunes)
“Give It To You”, Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Good Guys”, LANY (iTunes)
“Guys”, The 1975 (iTunes)
“Higher Ground”, Martin Garrix featuring John Martin (iTunes)
“House Arrest”, Sofi Tukker & Gorgon City (iTunes)
“How Much”, MKTO (iTunes)
“I Still Remember”, Caroline Romano & R3HAB (iTunes)
“I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight”, Mark Ronson featuring Raissa (iTunes)
“In The Window Frame”, Nicklas Sahl (iTunes)
“Instant Crush”, Shawn Hook (iTunes)
“It Would Be You”, Ben Rector (iTunes)
“July”, Betcha (iTunes)
“Keep Climbing”, Delta Goodrem (iTunes)
“Learning To Love You”, Jake Scott (iTunes)
“Look At What We’ve Done”, New Rules (iTunes)
“Lose Somebody”, Kygo & OneRepublic (iTunes)
“Lost Someone”, Chris Kläfford (iTunes)
“Love Changes Everything”, Ruelle (iTunes)
“Love For The Lonely”, Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)
“Made It This Far”, Katelyn Tarver (iTunes)
“Magnetic”, Joan (iTunes)
“Man Needs A Woman”, Maty Noyes (iTunes)
“Norway”, Harper Finn (iTunes)
“Now!”, Apollo LTD (iTunes)
“Off My Chest”, Smokepurpp featuring Lil Pump (iTunes)
“Only”, ZHU featuring Tinashe (iTunes)
“Princess”, Pia Mia (iTunes)
“Racks 2 Shiny”, Migos (iTunes)
“Rest Of Us”, Blake Rose (iTunes)
“Riot”, Lil Skies (iTunes)
“RWLYD (Really Wanna Let You Down) (Acoustic)”, Monowhales (iTunes)
“Saved Me”, Jake Miller (iTunes)
“Sayonara”, Max Frost (iTunes)
“Skechers (Remix)”, DripReport featuring Tyga (iTunes)
“Snip Snip”, Kota Banks (iTunes)
“Stay Where You Are”, Yuna (iTunes)
“Temperature Rising”, Tory Lanez (iTunes)
“The List”, Maisie Peters (iTunes)
“Tiny Indoor Fireworks”, Biffy Clyro (iTunes)
“Voices”, Hurts (iTunes)
“Watching You Walk Away”, Stephen Puth (iTunes)
“Wayne”, Des Rocs (iTunes)
“Were You Watching?”, Norah Jones (iTunes)
“What A Wonderful World”, Douwe Bob (iTunes)
“Whatever It Takes”, Milow (iTunes)
“Will (Remix)”, Joyner Lucas & Will Smith (iTunes)
“Wounded/Surrounded”, Kid Bloom (iTunes)
“X”, Jonas Brothers featuring Karol G (iTunes)
“Zen”, X Ambassadors, K.Flay & Grandson (iTunes)

Next week, the latest albums from The 1975 and The Airborne Toxic Event 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of March 1, 2019

Rap or go to the top.

Happy birthday to PGTC owner Adam! Who’s coming out with new music for his big day? Well, quite a few performers! These are all the notable albums and singles hitting the market this Friday:

2 CHAINZ – Rap Or Go To The League (iTunes)
Features: collaborations with Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott and more

Notable albums out this week: Bryan Adams‘s Shine A Light (iTunes), Citizen Cope‘s Heroin And Helicopters (iTunes), DaBaby‘s Baby On Baby (iTunes), Doja Cat‘s Amala (Deluxe) (iTunes), Hozier‘s Wasteland, Baby! (iTunes), LÉON‘s LÉON (iTunes), Lil Skies‘s Shelby (iTunes), Mansionair‘s Shadowboxer (iTunes), Queensrÿche‘s The Verdict (iTunes), Solange‘s When I Get Home (iTunes), T-Pain‘s 1UP (iTunes), Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers‘s The Best Of Everything – The Definitive Career Spanning Hits Collection, 1976-2016 (iTunes), Tom Walker‘s What A Time To Be Alive (iTunes), Weezer‘s Weezer (Black Album) (iTunes)

Notable remix packages out this week:
“Good Time (Remixes)”, Ocean Park Standoff (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Freya Ridings‘s You Mean The World To Me (iTunes), XYLØ‘s Pretty Sad (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“4 Phones”, Rich The Kid (iTunes)
“A Big World”, Joel Adams (iTunes)
“All My Friends”, AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Apology” and “Mad Eye”, Chris Ayer (iTunes)
“Baby Please Don’t Stop”, Emma Bunton (iTunes)
“Backwards”, Alexander Stewart (iTunes)
“Bad Vibes”, K.Flay (iTunes)
“Blast Off”, Gesaffelstein featuring Pharrell Williams (iTunes)
“Dead Ringer”, Des Rocs (iTunes)
“Edge Of A Riot”, Secondhand Serenade (iTunes)
“Feel Nothing”, ASTN (iTunes)
“Find Someone”, A R I Z O N A (iTunes)
“Flux”, Ellie Goulding (iTunes)
“Friends”, Ayo & Teo featuring B Smyth (iTunes)
“Giant (Audien Remix)”, Calvin Harris & Rag’N’Bone Man (iTunes)
“Girls Need Love”, Summer Walker x Drake (iTunes)
“Got It In You (Acoustic)”, BANNERS (iTunes)
“Grow As We Go”, Ben Platt (iTunes)
“Grip (Alternate)”, Seeb x Bastille (iTunes)
“Had It All”, Parachute (iTunes)
“Half Gone”, Stephen Puth (iTunes)
“Hear Me Calling”, Juice WRLD (iTunes)
“Heartshaker”, Tom Speight (iTunes)
“HIGH1X”, blackbear (iTunes)
“HP”, Maluma (iTunes)
“I Can’t Get Enough”, Benny Blanco, J Balvin, Selena Gomez & Tainy (iTunes)
“I’m So Tired… (MNEK Remix)”, Lauv & Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“In The Garden”, BRUNS (iTunes)
“It’s Not U It’s Me”, Bea Miller featuring 6LACK (iTunes)
“Johnny Run Away”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“La La Land”, Bryce Vine featuring YG (iTunes)
“Little Things”, Maddie Poppe (iTunes)
“Look What God Gave Her”, Thomas Rhett (iTunes)
“Mess”, Noah Kahan (iTunes)
“Never Going Back”, Hoodie Allen (iTunes)
“New Girlfriend”, Gia Woods (iTunes)
“No Drug Like Me” and “Now That I Found You”, Carly Rae Jepsen (iTunes)
“Nobody”, Martin Jensen & James Arthur (iTunes)
“Not Your Princess”, Theia (iTunes)
“Not Yours Never Was”, Hannah Jane Lewis (iTunes)
“Only Want You”, Rita Ora featuring 6LACK (iTunes)
“Prom Night”, Catie Turner (iTunes)
“Remind You”, FRENSHIP (iTunes)
“Sad Songs”, Kwassa (iTunes)
“Shadows”, Alphabeat (iTunes)
“Sight Of You”, Sigrid (iTunes)
“Somebody Like Me”, State Of Sound featuring ORKID (iTunes)
“Start From Here”, Justin Klump (iTunes)
“STFU”, Julie Bergan (iTunes)
“Still On My Mind”, Dido (iTunes)
“Sucker”, Jonas Brothers (iTunes)
“Superstar”, MARINA (iTunes)
“Take Care”, Jasmine Thompson (iTunes)
“Tell Your Friends”, The Him featuring Loote (iTunes)
“The Pressure”, The Cranberries (iTunes)
“Too Cool”, Emily Burns (iTunes)
“Young”, Oli Fox (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Dido, Maren Morris, Sigrid and many more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of November 23, 2018

Fall in “Love” this Thanksgiving.

Pass the turkey, stuffing and the new albums… it might be a slow date, but these are the notable digital and physical releases out this Friday:

RITA ORA – Phoenix (iTunes)
Ora has largely struggled with a U.S. audience; her latest radio single, “Let You Love Me”, is charting below the top 40 at Top 40 radio. Still, as one of the bigger titles this week, it could attain a decent debut on the Billboard 200 list.

Notable albums out this week: Amy Macdonald‘s Woman Of The World: The Best Of 2007-2018 (iTunes), Chic‘s The Chic Organization: 1977-1979 (iTunes), Cliff Richard‘s Rise Up (iTunes), Take That‘s Odyssey (iTunes), William Beckmann‘s Outskirts Of Town (iTunes), 10 Years Of Mom+Pop (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Hunter Hayes‘s This Christmas (iTunes), Ward Davis‘s Asunder (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“1999 (Michael Calfan Remix)”, Charli XCX featuring Troye Sivan (iTunes)
“Ballers And Skaters”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Bite My Tongue”, Sam Bluer (iTunes)
“Body”, Glowie featuring Saweetie (iTunes)
“Business”, Call Me Loop (iTunes)
“Cheering For Me Now”, John Kander & Lin-Manuel Miranda (iTunes)
“Come Out And Play”, Billie Eilish (iTunes)
“Control”, Feder featuring Bryce Vine & Dan Caplen (iTunes)
“Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, Brett Eldredge (iTunes)
“Don’t Call Me Back”, LA WOMEN (iTunes)
“Friends”, Jai Waetford (iTunes)
“Gold & Blue”, Van Bellman (iTunes)
“Goodbye (R3HAB Remix)”, Jason Derulo x David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj & Willy William (iTunes)
“It Is What It Is”, RuthAnne (iTunes)
“Kelly”, Kelly Rowland (iTunes)
“LA On A Saturday Night (Acoustic)”, Hearts & Colors (iTunes)
“Lay Your Worry Down (Acoustic Version)”, Milow featuring Matt Simons (iTunes)
“Leave Me Lonely”, Hilltop Hoods (iTunes)
“Mine”, VINCINT (iTunes)
“New Crowned King”, Cody Simpson (iTunes)
“Not At Peace”, Ria Mae (iTunes)
“On The 5 (RAC Remix)”, Winnetka Bowling League (iTunes)
“Perfect To Me (Back N Fourth Remix)”, Anne-Marie (iTunes)
“Piano Man (BBC Live)”, Tom Odell (iTunes)
“Polaroid (Acoustic)”, Jonas Blue, Liam Payne & Lennon Stella (iTunes)
“Reel It In (Remix)”, Aminé featuring Gucci Mane (iTunes)
“Run In The Rain (Acoustic)”, Tom Grennan (iTunes)
“Solitude”, JXN (iTunes)
“Stand Out Fit In”, ONE OK ROCK (iTunes)
“Stuck In The Middle”, Mike Posner (iTunes)
“Sundress”, A$AP Rocky (iTunes)
“Testify”, Jamie Lawson (iTunes)
“Thursday (Acoustic)”, Jess Glynne (iTunes)
“Use Me”, Shaggy (iTunes)
“Vámonos”, Kris Kross Amsterdam, Ally Brooke & Messiah (iTunes)
“When We Were Young”, M-Phazes featuring Luke Steele (iTunes)
“Zombie Bastards”, Weezer (iTunes)

Next week: look out for new albums from Alessia Cara, Clean Bandit, The 1975 and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (August 26, 2018)

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. It’s the last chart update for August already! Where’s the time gone? While we try to figure out the answer to that one, check out this week’s hottest hits on the latest report:

FAREWELL TO “YOU”: As we return to the “Songs That Never Seem To Go Away” department, “Girls Like You” from Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B continues its run at #1 on the Top 40 chart for the fifth week. It’s the act’s longest run at #1 here since 2012, when “One More Night” collected eight weeks at the top between September and November of that year. “Girls” also has an enormous lead atop the Hot AC chart in its fourth week at the summit, more than 1,200 spins over the song in the runner-up position. However, the Top 40 list will finally see a new #1 next week, as the tune that’s been docked at #2 for four consecutive weeks, “Better Now” by Post Malone, makes it ascent to the top. Behind him, it’ll be a wild fall of potential #1 songs, so stay tuned!

“HIGH” EXPECTATIONS: It’s a nice week for collaborations making the top 40, as the newest releases by Logic featuring Ryan TedderTyga featuring Offset and Calvin Harris & Sam Smith all enter the region at the Top 40 format. For Harris and Smith, their single “Promises” bypasses the top 50 and goes straight into the top 40 at #40, becoming Harris’s 18th and Smith’s tenth single to make it this high. Additionally, Weezer scores their first top 40 hit since 2005 with their remake of Toto‘s “Africa”, rising 46-39.

Leading a parade of three top 50 debuts this week, Marshmello x Bastille‘s “Happier” is new at #41, about two dozen spins shy of the top 40. Though the latter group’s had some solid success on the Alternative radio chart, they’ve only managed to place two songs in the top 40 at this format: 2014’s “Pompeii”, which spent two weeks at #3 that March, and 2016’s “Good Grief”, which just reached #38 that November. Additionally, Panic! At The Disco‘s “High Hopes” (#47) and PRETTYMUCH‘s “Summer On You” (#49) are welcomed to the top 50; the former group is headed towards their fourth top 40 song here, while the latter group is hunting for their second such entry. Will they make it before the summer comes to a close? We’re pretty much unsure, but never say never, as it could surprise.

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RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (August 19, 2018)

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. We could never cancel our pop parade of the notable and emerging hits at the Top 40 format, but hey, ours won’t cost you a cent to look at. Here’s what’s popping on the airwaves this week:

ALL FOUR THE “GIRLS”: As “Girls Like You” begins to lose some ground at the format, narrowly missing the weekly spin record by about 200 spins, the giant pop hit from Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B holds at the top spot on the Top 40 chart for a fourth week. It’s also at #1 on the Hot AC chart for its third week and is likely to stay there for some time longer, as there’s a lack of competition in the top five. There’s no word on a next single from the Red Pill Blues album, or if there will be one, as of yet. Checking in at #2 on the Top 40 chart, Post Malone is stuck in the runner-up position for the third consecutive week with “Better Now”, but his song should have a change of scenery next week. “Better” is also approaching the top 30 on the Hot AC chart, making it his highest-charting track at that format.

“RISE” AND SHINE: There are three top 40 entries, including two collaborations, on this week’s chart update, with “Beautiful” by Bazzi featuring Camila Cabello leading the pack, soaring from 47-36. It’s the second top 40 entry for Bazzi, following his #1 single “Mine” from earlier this year, while Cabello checks in with her eighth solo top 40 entry at the format, six of which have been duets or features with other performers. From there, Anne-Marie‘s “2002” makes a jump from 44-38, marking her fourth top 40 song here, while “Rise”, the first collaboration from Jonas Blue and Jack & Jack, takes a couple of steps up from 42-40. Individually, this hit is the third top 40 single for Blue and the second for the duo.

Additional top 50 action is limited this week, though Weezer‘s “Africa”, the current #1 track on the Alternative chart, debuts at #46. It’s the band’s first time in the top 50 at the format since January 2006, when “Perfect Situation” got to #47. Leader Rivers Cuomo also appeared on a B.o.B single called “Magic” in 2010, which spent three weeks at #13 that September. Childish Gambino is also back in the top 50 with his latest, “Summertime Magic”, coming in at #50. The track is already gaining solid airplay on the Rhythmic and Urban radio formats.

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ADD LIB — Brace For (CHR) Impact (August 14, 2018)

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: chart hits by acts like Ariana Grande, Bazzi and The Chainsmokers, among others, shine on a quiet week, while an Alternative crossover title from Weezer takes us across the globe. Let’s add ’em up:

YES WE CHAN: As iHeartMedia’s annual late summer music summit takes over the Big Apple this week, final results are split at the Top 40 format, with no overwhelmingly dominant tracks in the mix. Leading the way with 22 new stations, “Jackie Chan” from Tiësto and Dzeko featuring Preme and Post Malone ranks as the Most Added single for the first time, while “Side Effects”, the latest collaboration from The Chainsmokers and Emily Warren, fills the runner-up spot with 20 new stations. As you can see, nothing particularly earth-shattering, but that will certainly change next week! (Details to come.)

With that said, though there were fewer new titles reaching the upper regions of the list, some acts took advantage of a soft week to grab a solid week of adds. Weezer‘s smash cover of the Toto hit “Africa”, currently atop the Alternative radio chart, scored 16 this week, tying it with Tyga‘s huge Rhythmic and Urban single “Taste”, featuring Offset, which impacts here for the second time. The former title, which is just below the top 50, should enter the region this weekend, while the latter tune should enter the top 40 very soon.

MOST ADDED — THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
1. TIESTO & DZEKO featuring PREME and POST MALONE, “Jackie Chan” (Casablanca/Republic)
2. THE CHAINSMOKERS featuring EMILY WARREN, “Side Effects” (Disruptor/Columbia)
3-T. LOVELYTHEBAND, “Broken” (RED)
3-T. SABRINA CARPENTER, “Almost Love” (Hollywood)
5. BAZZI featuring CAMILA CABELLO, “Beautiful” (APG/Atlantic)
6-T. ANNE-MARIE, “2002” (Warner Bros.)
6-T. ARIANA GRANDE, “God Is A Woman” (Republic)
6-T. TYGA featuring OFFSET, “Taste” (Lost Kings/EMPIRE)
6-T. WEEZER, “Africa” (Crush Music/RRP)
10. CHARLIE PUTH, “The Way I Am” (Artist Partner/Atlantic)

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