HITS Daily Double

We didn’t know if Miley Cyrus had another Pop hit in her… we didn’t know if Taylor Swift was still Pop relevant…And now, here comes Beyoncé! And guess what? Your audience loves them all!

Columbia’s Gray, Burruss, Bedard and Stevens have put Beyoncé’s “TEXAS HOLD ‘EM” (Parkwood) in the #1 spot on the add board for two consecutive weeks. There are currently 132 stations onboard at Pop and it’s climbing at eight different formats. The consumption numbers are building and it looks like a complete smash; it’s already Top 25 at Pop. Louis Diaz, Cumulus’ VP of programming, says, “Beyoncé continues to change the game while comminating pop culture. Many of our Cumulus Top 40 stations led in adding ‘TEXAS HOLD ‘EM’ last week, with more joining this week. We know history is being made, and we’re excited to participate.”

Team Dyer has Jung Kook & USHER’s “Standing Next to You” (Gef/Meg/gamma.-Interscope) joining the Top 20 this week; it was once again a Top 10 Most Added record with 13 new stations coming in, including WBLI, KZHT and WZPL.

Warner’s Chester & Reich continue to build the story on Dua Lipa’s “Houdini,” which is now positioned in the Top 10. They’ve also pulled in 14 early adds this week on Lipa’s “Training Season,” including KYLD, KMVQ and HITS1; it was Top 5 Most Added and debuted on the chart this week prior to impact. Teddy Swims’ “Lose Control” is now Top 10 and has closed out the panel. Benson Boone’s “Beautiful Things” (Night Street) joins the Top 20 and has a great consumption and airplay story at multiple formats.

RCA’s Rothschild, Maldonado, JR and Daddio have the #1 track at Pop this week as Doja Cat’s “Agora Hills” (Kemosabe) slides in for what might be a long run. Tate McRae’s “exes” is heading Top 10 and has closed out the panel; it’s also Top 15 at Spotify and Apple Music with 30m+ video views. Justin Timberlake’s “Selfish” is Top 15 at Mediabase and is a Top 10 airplay and audience gainer for the week; it’s also Top 10 on Spotify’s Pop Rising, Top 15 on Apple Music’s A-List Pop and Top 15 U.S. Shazam. Victoria Monét’s “On My Mama” (Lovett Music) is currently on 115+ stations and set to join the Top 20.

Epic’s Sackheim and Dimig are on fire with Tyla's “Water” (FAX), claiming the #1 spot at the Rhythm, Urban and Dance formats. It's now on track to enter the Top 5 at Pop, amassing 7m streams weekly. Eliza Rose x Calvin Harris’ “Body Moving” broke the record at Dance, marking the first seven-week run atop the chart. With 54 stations on board, the track looks set to join the Top 30 at Pop and was Top 10 Most Added this week.

Capitol’s Marella, Nolletti, Acampora and Siciliano have Fletcher’s “Lead Me On” heading Top 30, pulling in nine new adds this week; spin leaders include HITS1, KIIS, WKSC, KHKS and WXKS. Fletcher’s sophomore album, In Search of the Antidote, is due 3/22.

Interscope’s Romano and Lopes are ramping up for the impact of Selena Gomez’s new single, “Love On,” which impacts this week and is sure to be at the top of the add board. Reneé Rapp’s “Not My Fault” f/Megan Thee Stallionhas pulled in 155+ stations, and it’s now Top 15. The track has been a Top 5 spin and audience leader since it debuted.

Republic’s Spangler and Lucas have Taylor Swift’s “Is It Over Now?” firmly in the Top 5, while Sabrina Carpenter’s “Feather” (Island) is Top 10 with a closed-out panel and Ariana Grande’s “yes, and?” is sitting just outside the Top 10, building momentum each week. One of the hottest rising stars at the format is Noah Kahan. His “Stick Season” is now Top 15 with 125+ stations on board. And speaking of hot, Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s “Murder on the Dancefloor” (Casablanca) is heading Top 15 and was once again Top 10 Most Added this week, pulling in 12 new stations like WKTU, WIOQ, WFLZ and KSLZ.

Music We Love:

Selena Gomez’s “Love On”

USHER’s “Kissing Strangers”

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