Monday Morning Mediabase Update – Jan 16-22

Five milestones this week on the radio charts – 4 from the UK.

American Idol Season 11 contestant Colton Dixon came in 7th before making a career for himself in Christian music. Colton’s latest single is “All That Matters” is the debut for his upcoming “Identity” album. This week, it arrived on the CAC chart in the top 50.

From Britain’s Got Talent, we have Calum Scott. On the show, he performed a well regarded cover of “Dancing on My Own” which has been building support on this side of the Atlantic. The song is already top 15 on AC and top 40 on Pop. Now it is top 30 on HAC.

Also from the UK is X-Factor’s Niall Horan. He is working his debut single from his TBA album. “This Town” went top 30 on AC this week. It is already top 15 on Pop and HAC.

Finally, we have an X-Factor UK winner – James Arthur. His “Say You Won’t Go” achieves two milestones this week. It went top 20 on HAC and top 40 on AAA. It is also top 50 on Pop.

La’Porsha Renae, the last runner-up on Idol, has been flirting with top 15 on UAC. This week her “Good Woman” returns to the top 15.

Billboard reports that the top debut this week is from The xx at number 2.

1 (1) The Weeknd “Starboy” 61K (-3%), 38K SEAs (57.2m streams), 10K TEAs, 13K sales
2 (NEW) The xx “I See You” 46K, 36K in sales
3 (2) “La La Land” Soundtrack 42K (+1%)
4 (3) “Moana” Soundtrack 34K (-13%)
5 (4) Bruno Mars “24K Magic” 33K (-10%)
6 (6) “Hamilton: An American Musical” Broadway Cast 28K (-4%)
7 (5) J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” 27K (-10%)
8 (7) Drake “Views” 27K (-4%)
9 (9) Post Malone “Stoney” 24K (+7%)
10 (14) “Trolls” Soundtrack 23K (+20%)

Calum Scott:
“Dancing On My Own”: ^30 HAC (31); ^14 AC (15); ^37 Pop (39)

Camila Cabello
x MGK “Bad Things”: ^4 Pop (4); ^3 RHY (3); ^33 HAC (34)

Carrie Underwood:
“Dirty Laundry”: 3 Country (1)

Colton Dixon:
“All That Matters”: ^43 CAC (52)

Danny Gokey:
“Rise”: ^8 CAC (9)

James Arthur:
“Say You Won’t Go”: ^19 HAC (22); ^35 AAA (41); ^44 Pop (46)

Jasmine Murray:
“Fearless”: ^26 CAC (29)

Kelly Clarkson:
“It’s Quite Uptown”: ^29 HAC (28); ^45 AC (49)

La’Porsha Renae:
“Good Woman”: ^15 UAC (16)

Lauren Alaina:
“Road Less Travelled”: ^15 Country (14)

Lauren Daigle:
“Come Alive (Dry Bones)”: ^17 CAC (17)

Lindsey Stirling:
“Hold My Heart” featuring ZZ Ward: ^45 HAC (43)

Little Mix:
“Shout Out to My Ex”: ^50 Pop (49)

Louis Tomlinson:
& Steve Aoki “Just Hold On”: ^45 Pop (45)

Niall Horan:
“This Town”: ^14 Pop (13); ^14 HAC (15); ^24 AC (33)

One Direction:
“Drag Me Down”: 36 AC (36)

“Hallelujah”: 29 AC (28)

“Love Triangle”: 32 Country (32)

Trent Harmon:
“There’s a Girl”: 24 Country (23)

/Taylor Swift “I Don’t Wanna Life Forever”: ^7 Pop (10), ^11 HAC (11); ^35 AC (40); ^29 Rhy (30)

Upcoming Adds Listed on AllAccess:
Jan 24: Pop: Little Mix: “Shout Out to My Ex”
Feb 13: AAA: Grace VanderWaal: “I Don’t Know My Name”

Note: Numbers indicate position on the chart while numbers in brackets indicate the position on the chart the previous week. The “^” (aka “a bullet”) indicates that a song gained spins since last week.

This is the daily numbers thread for Monday. Stats collected on Monday Morning.

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