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“Jazzy” Jim Archer has been upped to PD at 99.7 Now (KMVQ-FM) San Francisco, which is now becoming part of Bonneville's holdings. Archer, previously APD/MD, has worked at the station since 2011. "Jazzy is the natural choice to continue 99.7 Now's amazing run to the top in Bay Area radio," said Carl Gardner, Market Manager for Bonneville San Francisco. "He knows the street and has the feel for what's hot right now." Bonneville will take on the outlet as result of the divestiture required by the Entercom/CBS merger. The broadcast entity owns and operates stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City.
Imagine Dragons' "Thunder" (KidinaKorner) is the new #1 at Top 40 this week, but that could be a brief victory, since the Greatest Gainer is Camilla Cabello's "Havana" f/Young Thug (SYCO/Epic) and she is leaping to the top of the chart very quickly, moving from #7 to #3 this week. Halsey's "Bad At Love" (Astralwerks/Capitol) moves up inside the Top 10. Post Malone's "Rockstar" f/ 21 Savage (Republic) joins the Top 15. Calvin Harris' "Faking It" f/ Kehlani & Lil Yachty (Columbia) climbs into the Top 20. And joining the chart this week is Taylor Swift's "End Game" f/ Ed Sheeran & Future (Big Machine/Republic).
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year, it marks the beginning of the holiday season, and I love cooking, planning the meal and decorating the house. There’s a lot going on as we head into the holiday break. This year, it looks like we’ll have lots to celebrate. Enjoy your turkey, hug your family and friends, and get ready for some great football this weekend!Republic’s Spangler and Russell will certainly have lots to celebrate as Taylor Swift takes the top of the album chart with reputation (Big Machine) and has no less than three singles currently being played on T40 radio. “…Ready for It?” is now Top 15 and “End Game” ended up in the Top 10 Most Added column, pulling in 20 new stations that include KIIS, KHKS and KVIL. We hear the research story on Post Malone f/21 Savage’s “rockstar” is massive as the track joins the Top 15. It’s also #1 when it comes to U.S. consumption. Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me” (Safehouse/Hollywood/Island) impacted this week and pulled in Music Choice, WBMP, WKSC and KZZP, just to name a few. Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso f/Florida Georgia Line & watt’s “Let Me Go” is heading Top 20, while the iTunes sales explode in airplay markets. Clean Bandit f/Julia Michaels’ “I Miss You” (Big Beat) was Top 5 Most Added on impact, scoring airplay from KIIS, KDIS, WZPL and WODS. Liam Payne’s “Bedroom Floor” debuted this week on both the MB chart and debuted Top 5 on iTunes with over 200k daily streams on Spotify. J Balvin & Willy Williams f/Beyoncé’s “Mi Gente” (PW/UMLE) is heading Top 15. Lorde f/Post Malone, SZA & Khalid’s “Homemade Dynamite” is chartbound with new adds on board from WMBP, KMVQ, KYLD and KPWK.Warner Bros. Gray, Dyer, Reich and Shih are thanking the callout gods this week as the research stories on Dua Lipa’s “New Rules” stack up just in time for the Top 10 push and 40+ stations move to subpower. Y100 PD Alex Tear says, “Dua Lipa’s market response was immediately positive on this track. Each week saw more growth with exposure, so we put our foot on the gas and the returns have been great!” Bebe Rexha f/FGL’s “Meant to Be” debuted this week and the streams and sales numbers all kicked in. New this week are KBFF, WRVW, WXSS and KXXM. Macklemore f/Kesha’s “Good Old Days” (Bendo), which has garnered more than 53m Spotify streams to date, is headed Top 20 after pulling in big spin increases from KIIS, WKSC and WDZH.Caroline’s Saturn, Halpern and Holman have put NF’s “Let You Down” in the Most Added column for the fourth week in a row, and they’ve pulled in over 125 stations to date. This week, the track moves Top 30 and scores new airplay from WXSS, WWWQ and WIHT.This week, Columbia’s Leipsner, Borris and Vaughan debuted Harry Styles’ “Kiwi”—the video for which pulled in 9m+ views in just five days. It was one of the Most Added tracks once again, and new airplay markets include WBMP, WDZH, WWMX and WBLI. Calvin Harris f/Kehlani & Lil Yachty’s “Faking It,” which is heading Top 30, pulled in 14 new stations this week, including Venus, WHQC, WWPW and WZFT. CNCO & Little Mix’s “Reggaeton Lento” (SYCO) pulled in another 10 stations this week and is chartbound. N.E.R.D. & Rihanna “Lemon” continues to build the good story, scoring new airplay from seven stations; Music Choice, KENZ, WXSS are all on board.RCA’s Riccitelli, JR, Daddio and Cooper are celebrating Kesha’s “Praying” (Kemosabe) as it moves to Power rotation at Z100, WIOQ, KZHT and WKST, just to name a few of the majors. The track has 150m+ streams and is heading Top 5 this week. P!NK’s “What About Us” is now Top 10. With the callout that’s posting, there are tons of big rotation increases coming in on this one too. Khalid’s “Young Dumb & Broke” (Right Hand) is now Top 25, pulling in new adds this week from Q100, WXXL and Z90. ZAYN f/Sia’s “Dusk Til Dawn” pulled in new airplay from KAMP, KEGY and WDZH this week and is set to join the Top 30. Marshmello x Khalid’s “Silence” (Joytime Collective) is now on over 80 pop stations; new this week are WNVZ, WPLW and WWHT. Walk The Moon’s “One Foot” was the #3 Most Added track at Pop this week with KRBE, KUDD, WPRO and WNCI all coming on board week one.Epic’s Afloarei and Dimig have much to celebrate as Camila Cabello f/Young Thug’s “Havana” (SYCO) moves Top 5. This one’s now the #1 song on iTunes. It’s also officially platinum and the Top 10 quickest-viewed video ever at Vevo. Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It f/Nicki Minaj’s “Rake It Up” (CMG) is currently #36 and on 75 stations.Speaking of celebrations, have you seen Halsey’s Jeep commercial? It hits just as “Bad at Love” (Astralwerks) moves Top 10. With perfect timing, the track has cleared the panel and looks headed for the top. Capitol’s Marella, Rainey and Siciliano also have Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” which is on the verge of joining the Top 10 at MB. The album The Thrill of It All debuted #1 last week. Niall Horan’s “Too Much to Ask For” joins the Top 25 at MB and is on 160+ stations just three weeks after impact.MUSIC WE LOVE: Fall Out Boy “Hold Me Tight or Don’t” (DCD2/Island), Alan Walker f/Noah Cyrus & Digital Farm Animals “All Falls Down” (Sony Sweden).
RCA impacted Walk The Moon's "One Foot" and pulled in 30 new stations. Republic puts three tracks in the ranking, scoring 24 stations on impact for Demi Lovato's "Tell Me You Love Me" (Hollywood/Island), 20 new stations on Taylor Swift's "End Game" f/Ed Sheeran & Future (Big Machine) and 12 more stations on Liam Payne's "Bedroom Floor." Columbia has two tracks in the Top 10, Harry Styles' "Kiwi" with 19 new adds and Calvin Harris' "Faking It" f/Kehlani & Lil Yachty with 14. Caroline scores another 13 adds on NF's "Let You Down" (NF Real Music), putting it in the Top 10 for three weeks in a row. And finally, Capitol closes 12 more adds on Niall Horan's "Too Much To Ask."
Walk The Moon, "One Foot" (RCA)Demi Lovato, “Tell Me You Love Me” (Island/Hollywood/Republic)
We officially have a game of musical chairs being played at the top of the Pop chart, as Portugal.The Man's "Feel It Still" (Atlantic) moves back up to the #1 spot. Meanwhile, Camila Cabello's "Havana" f/Young Thug (Syco/Epic) inches closer to the Top 5, and in a battle to be the week's Greatest Gainer. Halsey's "Bad At Love" (Astralweks/Capitol) joins the Top 10. And charting this week will be Bebe Rexha's "Meant To Be" f/FGL (Warner Bros.).
Selena Gomez X Marshmello's "Wolves" (Interscope) is the Most Added song at T40, posting 72 adds this week. Caroline closes 30 more adds on NF's "Let You Down" (NFRealMusic) for #2 Most Added. Republic puts three in the the Top 10 Most Added by scoring 23 on Liam Payne's "Bedroom Floor," 17 on Lorde's "Homemade Dynamite" (Lava) and 13 on Demi Lovato's "Tell Me You Love Me" (Hollywood/Island). Warner Bros. picked up 17 new stations on Bebe Rexha's "Meant To Be" f/FGL. Atlantic rounds out the pack by bringing in 13 more on Charlie Puth's "How Long."
N.E.R.D. f/Rihanna "Lemon" (Columbia)Clean Bandit & Julia Michaels, "I Miss You" (RRP/Republic)
Logic's "1-800-273-8255" f/Alessia Cara & Khalid (Def Jam) is mounting the charge to take over the #1 spot on the chart, but it will be a close call. Camilla Cabello's "Havana" f/Young Thug (Syco/Epic) takes a big leap and lands securely inside the Top 10. Taylor Swift's "Ready For It" (Big Machine/Republic) is officially Top 15. Niall Horan's "Too Much To Ask" (Capitol) joins the Top 30. And looking to chart is Bebe Rexha's "Meant To Be" f/FGL (Warner Bros.).
November… How did we get here so fast? There are only six more add days left in the year! Wondering which last-minute surprise singles will drop? There are a couple big ones looming out there.Def Jam’s Sackheim, Rothschild and Farag have Logic f/Alessia Cara & Khalid’s “1-800-273-8255” on the move and heading toward the top of the chart. It’s currently #3 and was one of the week’s Greatest Gainers again. The album continues to sell and is certified two-times platinum. WPOI OM Rick Thomas says, “I’ve been a fan of the track since day one, and now we’re seeing it come home as a proven #1 Pop record. So nice!”Epic’s Afloarei and Dimig continue to build a great story on Camila Cabello f/Young Thug‘s “Havana” (SYCO). It’s now Top 10 with a closed-out panel, while also #2 iTunes and #7 Shazam. Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It f/Nicki Minaj’s “Rake It Up” (CMG)—now platinum—charts at Pop this week after #1 campaigns at both Urban and Rhythm.Caroline’s Saturn, Halpern and Holman had the Most Added track last week with NF’s “Let You Down,” which has already charted and looks to be Top 30 bound. They’ve posted 75+ adds in two weeks, including Z100, KIIS, WKSC and KHKS.RCA’s Riccitelli, JR, Daddio and Cooper moved two up inside the Top 10 this week: Kesha’s “Praying” (Kemosabe), which is Top 15 Shazam in over 100 markets, and P!nk’s “What About Us”─the first single from her latest #1 album, Beautiful Trauma. Khalid’s “Young Dumb & Broke” (Right Hand) is set to join the Top 25 with new airplay coming in from WNVZ, WNRW and WWST. ZAYN f/Sia’s “Dusk Till Dawn” got some major market love this week from WXKS and WQMP, as the track moves up to #35. Marshmello x Khalid’s “Silence” (Joytime Collective) has charted and is on 60+ stations, including Z100, WBMP, B96 and WODS.Capitol’s Marella, Rainey and Siciliano have Halsey‘s “Bad at Love” (Astralwerks) set to join the Top 10. It was one of the week’s Greatest Gainers and has cleared the panel. Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” which has been Top 10 in consumption for nine straight weeks, is heading Top 10 in airplay. The album, The Thrill of It All, drops this week. Speeding up the chart, Niall Horan’s “Too Much to Ask” moves Top 30 in just two weeks. There are 140+ stations on board already.Warner Bros.Gray, Dyer, Reich and Shih are making their own rules with Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” which is Top 20 and moving to subpower rotation everywhere. It’s #3 on Spotify’s global chart, and its got 500m+ video views to boot. Bebe Rexha f/Florida Georgia Line’s “Meant To Be” has been in the Most Added column for two weeks in a row, pulling in airplay from HITS 1, KSLZ and KHFI. Look for this one to chart shortly. Macklemore f/Kesha’s “Good Old Days” (Bendo) is now Top 30; new this week are KJKS and KLIF. It’s #17 on Spotify’s Todays Top Hits with over 38m streams. Linkin Park’s “One More Light” is chartbound with airplay from KMVQ, MusicChoice, WNCI and KALV. We also hear there’s some big research posting at HITS 1.Hollywood Finck, Smith and Ennis are moving Sabrina Carpenter’s “Why” toward the Top 25 this week. There are 140+ stations onboard, including HITS 1, KPWK, WBMP, WKSC and WWWQ. It has 48m streams to date.Columbia’s Leipsner, Borris and Vaughan are kicking things into high gear with Harry Styles’ “Kiwi,” putting it in the Most Added column on impact with 42 new commitments, including Z100, AMP NYC, KIIS and Y100. Calvin Harris f/Kehlani & Lil Yachty’s “Faking It” charted this week and pulled in 11 new stations, including KCHZ, WHQC and WRNW. The video for that one is pulling in 6m views a week. Little Mix & CNCO’s “Reggaeton Lento” (SYCO) secured six new commitments this week including AMP NYC, WWMX and WWHT.Republic’s Spangler and Russell are moving Taylor Swift’s “…Ready For It” (Big Machine) Top 15 this week with a closed-out panel, and this one is just picking up steam. J Balvin & Willy Williams f/Beyoncé’s “Mi Gente” (PW/UMLE) joins the Top 20 with power callout at Z100, KIIS and B96. Post Malone f/21Savage’s “rockstar” has 170+ stations onboard and is set to join the Top 20. Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso f/Florida Georgia Line & watt’s “Let Me Go” joins the Top 25 and is Top 30 U.S. Spotify. Lorde’s f/Khalid, Post Malone & SZA’s “Homemade Dynamite” impacted with big adds from WKSC, KDWB, KZHT and WXSS and is chartbound. Liam Payne’s “Bedroom Floor” impacted and scored 26 adds, including WBMP, KUDL, WFLZ and WBLI. This one should chart soon.MUSIC WE LOVE: Clean Bandit & Julia Michaels “I Miss You” (Atlantic U.K.), Naughty Boy f/Joe Jonas “One Chance to Dance” (Capitol).
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