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Hot Adds Include DJ Khaled With Justin Bieber, And 54-40

There are some big names grabbing radio's attention that include new material from The Chainsmokers, Chad Brownlee, Imagine Dragons, Meghan Trainor, 54-40, and DJ Khaled, whose latest again features Justin Bieber.

Hot Adds Include DJ Khaled With Justin Bieber, And 54-40

By FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories. Top Downloads represents the most copied tracks in the week ending August 3, and the Most Active Indies blends downloads and streams, with the affiliated label and radio promotions company in parenthesis.


Top Downloads

  1. Chad Brownlee “Dear Drunk Me“ (Universal)

  2. The Chainsmokers f. Emily Warren “Side Effects” (Columbia/Sony)

  3. MAGIC! “Kiss Me” (RCA/Sony)

  4. DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper, Quavo “No Brainer” (Sony)

  5. Imagine Dragons “Natural” (KIDinaKORNER /Interscope/Universal)

  6. David Guetta f. Anne-Marie “Don't Leave Me Alone” (Warner)

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  7. Lovelytheband “Broken” (RED/Sony)

  8. Logic ft. Ryan Tedder “One Day” (Def Jam/Universal)

  9. Meghan Trainor “Let You Be Right” (Epic/Sony)

  10. 54-40 “How's Your Day Going” (RPM/El Mocambo)

Most Active Indies

  1. Keys N Krates f/Tory lanez “Music To My Ears” (DMD/Keys N Krates)

  2. Eric Ethridge “California” (Indie/R. Chubey Promo)

  3. 54-40 “How's Your Day Going” (RPM/El Mocambo Recs

  4. Tebey “Who’s Gonna Love You” (Road Angel)

  5. Dallas Smith “Make ‘Em Like You” (604/A. Wilson Promo)

  6. Jules “Before You Picked Her” (It’s Jules/RPMpromo)

  7. Jade Turner “Mr. Miserable “ (Indie)

  8. Brandon James “Dead End Road” (427/L. Tutty Promo)

  9. Andrew Waines “Prove My Love” (NPMG/Radio Active Promo)

  10. Matt James “A Miner's Prayer” (Indie)

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé

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The Billboard Canada FYI Bulletin: Beyoncé Country Hit A Win For Canadian Songwriters

Also in this week's roundup of industry news: Kayla Diamond launches her own boutique imprint, SOCAN names an ombudsman, and time's running out for noms for this year's Rosalie Award honouring trailblazing women in broadcasting.

Beyoncé becomes the first Black woman to top Billboard’s Country Songs chart with “Texas Hold ‘Em” and it has gone to No. 1 on iTunes in 14 different countries and counting. There are some surprising connections. The song is co-written and co-produced by Ontario-born writer/producer Nathan Ferraro, whose previous collaborations include working with Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bear Mountain, RALPH, Shawn Hook, Alyssa Reid, Jessie Reyez, Lowell and Tyler Shaw.

In fact, the song has deep Canadian origins. Two other Canadian songwriters participated in this runaway hit: Megan Bülow (who records and performs as bülow) as and Elizabeth "Lowell" Boland (a.k.a. Lowell), with Ferraro co-producing the track with Killah B and Beyoncé.

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