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iHeart Awards Ratings Peaked for Half Hour with Rihanna, Sam Smith Performances
11 hours ago

iHeart Awards Ratings Peaked for Half Hour with Rihanna, Sam Smith Performances

The half hour containing a portion of Justin Timberlake’s Innovator Award acceptance speech, Rihanna’s live rendition of “Bitch Better Have My Money” and Sam Smith’s recorded version of “Lay Me …
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Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” is Hot AC’s Most Added; Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor Follow
1 week ago

Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” is Hot AC’s Most Added; Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor Follow

Excitement over Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” has not subsided. The song this week claims the most added distinction at hot adult contemporary radio.

According to Mediabase, “Believe” won support from …
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Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” Enters Pop’s Top 25, Walk the Moon, LunchMoney Lewis Hit Top 30
1 week ago

Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” Enters Pop’s Top 25, Walk the Moon, LunchMoney Lewis Hit Top 30

While its performance has been very modest by Sam Smith standards, single “Lay Me Down” nonetheless crosses a new checkpoint at pop radio this week.

The latest release from Smith’s …
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Hot 100: Mark Ronson Rules for 11th Week, Maroon 5’s “Sugar” Hits #2
2 weeks ago

Hot 100: Mark Ronson Rules for 11th Week, Maroon 5’s “Sugar” Hits #2

The weekly Billboard Hot 100 is topped precisely the way it was topped in each of the past ten weeks: by Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars).”

The blockbuster …
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Hot 100: Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down,” Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” Hit Top 10
2 weeks ago

Hot 100: Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down,” Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” Hit Top 10

The latest single from Sam Smith’s “In the Lonely Hour” is officially a top ten hit.

Thanks to the immense sales interest in a Red Nose Day remix featuring John …
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Madonna, Rihanna, Meghan Trainor to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards
3 weeks ago

Madonna, Rihanna, Meghan Trainor to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards

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NBC’s second annual iHeartRadio Music Awards broadcast airs this month, and it does so with a very high-profile list of performers.

According to the radio industry powerhouse, the March 29 …
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Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” Reaches #1 at Pop Radio
3 weeks ago

Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” Reaches #1 at Pop Radio

When it comes to the all-encompassing Hot 100, Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” has been unable to seize the throne from Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars).” The infectious, …
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Zedd & Selena’s “I Want You to Know” Erupts as Pop’s Most Added; Vance Joy Follows
4 weeks ago

Zedd & Selena’s “I Want You to Know” Erupts as Pop’s Most Added; Vance Joy Follows

If a question still existed following last week’s impressive airplay performance, this week’s pop radio add board provides a definitive answer.

Yes, the Zedd-Selena Gomez pairing is an appealing one.


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Nate Ruess’ “Nothing Without Love” is Hot AC’s Most Added Song
4 weeks ago

Nate Ruess’ “Nothing Without Love” is Hot AC’s Most Added Song

Unsurprising given the degree to which they embraced songs from his band fun., hot adult contemporary programmers are greeting Nate Ruess’ debut solo single “Nothing Without Love” with enthusiasm.

According …
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Taylor Swift’s “1989” Passes the 750,000 Sales Mark for 2015
1 month ago

Taylor Swift’s “1989” Passes the 750,000 Sales Mark for 2015

2015 has welcomed high-profile, successful releases like Meghan Trainor’s “Title,” Fall Out Boy’s “American Beauty/American Psycho,” the “50 Shades of Grey” soundtrack, Drake’s “If You’re Reading This it’s Too Late” …
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