6. Green Lights and Signs of Summer


Adam and Kurt discuss Lorde’s continued reign atop the Crown 100 with “Green Light,” with Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson not far behind and Harry Styles’s “Sign Of The Times,” one of several upcoming contenders for the oft-discussed Song of the Summer, leaping into the top five. They also showcase rising songs “Don’t Take The Money” by Bleachers and “Don’t Kill My Vibe” by Sigrid, as well as predict potential Crown 100 contenders in John Mayer’s “Still Feel Like Your Man” and Delta Rae’s “A Long And Happy Life.”

5. The Crown Passes to Katy Perry and Lorde


On the newest episode of Crowncast, Kurt and Adam discuss the latest #1s by Katy Perry and Lorde, which have been in tight competition for two weeks, along with the rest of the latest top ten. They also highlight rising songs by Ed Sheeran, Frank Ocean, and Stargate featuring P!nk and Sia, as well as personal picks by Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson and Imagine Dragons.

3. The Weeknd Reigns at the Year’s End


Kurt and Adam discuss the tenth Crown 100, led once again by The Weeknd’s Daft Punk-featuring smash “Starboy.” They also preview year-end charts and upcoming plans for the site in 2017, including Spotify integration and improvements to No Points charts, highlight rising songs by Lauren Alaina and Train, and pick new song recommendations from MUNA and Loïc Nottet.

2. Mars Landing


On the second episode of Crowncast, Kurt Trowbridge and Adam Soybel discuss the newest arrival to the Crown 100’s submit, “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars, and how it dethroned “Starboy” by The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk after six weeks. They also preview upcoming holiday and year-end chart updates on the site. In the final segment, Kurt showcases “It’s Quiet Uptown” by Kelly Clarkson, while Adam highlights “Inner Demons” by Julia Brennan.

1. The Weeknd Takes The Crown


On the first episode of Crowncast, Kurt Trowbridge and Adam Soybel introduce new music website Crownnote and its weekly Crown 100 chart. They recap the top ten of the first two Crown 100 charts, both led by The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk’s “Starboy,” and highlight songs below the top ten that are on the site. Kurt and Adam also discuss potential hits from their charts:
Wrabel – “11 Blocks”
LP – “Lost On You”
Captain Cuts featuring Nateur – “Love Like We Used To”
Niall Horan – “This Town”