Monday, September 9, 2013
Here’s the weekly radio review. To my new followers, on Mondays I post a small synopsis of what’s happening on mainstream radio (based on my work for Mediabase). If you’re interested in learning about radio, programming, charts, etc., I consult. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Rhythmic radio: New in the Top 20 are Katy Perry “Roar,” Robin Thicke f/ Kendrick Lamar “Give It 2 U,” and Eminem “Berzerk.” Chris Brown f/ Nicki Minaj “Love More” leaped from #11 to #8.
On Urban Adult Contemporary: Joe f/ Fantasia “Love & Sex” climbs into the Top 30, TGT “I Need” climbs into the Top 15 and Toni Braxton & Babyface “Hurt You” climbs into the Top 10.
On Urban radio: New to the Top 25 are Juicy J f/ Wale & Trey Songz “Bounce It” and Future “Honest.” Hustle Gang f/ T.I., B.O.B. & Kendrick Lamar “Memories Back Then” finally cracks the Top 20. Yo Gotti f/ Young Jeezy & YG “Act Right” jump into the Top 10.
Top 3 on Rhythmic radio: J. Cole f/ TLC “Crooked Smile,” Robin Thicke f/ Pharrell & T.I. “Blurred Lines,” and number one is Jay Z f/ Justin Timberlake “Holy Grail.”
Top 3 on Urban AC radio: Tamar Braxton “The One,” Jaheim “Age Ain’t A Factor,” and Robin Thicke f/ Pharrell & T.I. “Blurred Lines.”
Top 3 on Urban radio: Jay Z f/ Justin Timberlake “Holy Grail,” J. Cole f/ TLC “Crooked Smile,” and number one is Robin Thicke f/ Pharrell & T.I. “Blurred Lines.”