Monday Morning Mediabase Update: Sep 29-Oct 5

This week on the Monday Morning Mediabase Milestone Memo we have a debut-a-polooza with 5 songs debuting on various charts. We also have one song with a non-debut milestones.

There are three songs making milestones by debuting this week on the Country chart. American Idol Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood ushers in a new era by debuting in the top 25 with her “Something in the Water” (she’s got two songs on the chart starting with “Somethin”). This demonstrates that she is one of the few bankable female superstars in Country. Another musical superstar is Kelly Clarkson and she is featured on one of Trisha Yearwood’s songs. Their “Prize Fighter” debuts in the top 50. Over to a show not known for its singers is The Amazing Race. Canaan Smith was on a number of years ago and was eliminated by a water slide which his partner refused to go down. His “Love You Like That” debuts in the top 50.

Interestingly, we have two songs debuting at 25th this week. Our second song is from X-Factor UK boy-banders One Direction. “Steal My Girl” is their lead-of single for their fourth album and it started with a bang on Pop. Radio has run hot and cold for these lads in the US, but their touring stats certainly make up for it. Also from the UK’s version of the X-Factor is Cher Lloyd and she is featured on Demi Lovato’s “Really Don’t Care”. It debuts on the AC chart in the top 50.

Our final milestone this week is not a debut. “Unpack Your Heart” is Phillip Phillips’s second single from his second album and it moves into the top 20 on AAA.

Canaan Smith:
“Love You Like That”: ^50 Country (51)

Carrie Underwood:
Duet with Miranda Lambert”Somethin’ Bad”: ^9 Country (9)
“Something in the Water”: ^25 Country (368)

Cher Lloyd
f. “Really Don’t Care” by Demi Lovato: 42 Pop (35); ^48 AC (60)

Colton Dixon:
“More of You”: ^11 CAC (13)

Danny Gokey:
“Hope in Front of Me”: ^4 CAC (4)

“Battleships”: ^25 HAC (26)

Ella Henderson:
“Ghost”: ^36 HAC (38); ^44 Pop (44)

Jennifer Hudson:
“It’s Your World”: f. R. Kelly: ^12 UAC (13)

Kelly Clarkson:
featured on Trisha Yearwood’s “Prize Fighter”: ^49 Country (55)

Lindsey Stirling
“Shatter Me” f Lzzy Hale: ^44 HAC (46)

One Direction:
“Steal My Girl”: ^25 Pop (345)
“Story of My Life”: 8 AC (7)

Phillip Phillips:
“Unpack Your Heart”: ^31 HAC (32); ^19 AAA (24)

“God Made Girls”: ^35 Country (34)

Scotty McCreery
“Feelin’ It”: ^18 Country (19)

Swon Brothers:
“Later On”: ^14 Country (14)

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.

Adds listed on AllAccess:
Oct 6: Country: Carrie Underwood: “Something in the Water”

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