AT40

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AT40American Top 40 (radio)
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Ryan Seacrest, KIIS-FM in Los Angeles, On Air with Ryan Seacrest and American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest.
I asked a group of Asian students in the audience why they scored low the Western popular music samples, the answer came like a pail of bricks thrown my way: "We never heard them, we only know our music." For so long, many Filipinos listened to American Top 40 played on the radio and it brainwashed us to accept that this was the pop music we like.
As pop tracks ready for the American Top 40 charts go, "Boy With Luv" subscribes to the modern day requirements of what a pop track should be: Hues of electro pop, a bangin' dance beat, a topline hook chorus provided by a burgeoning pop star in Halsey, and the inevitable rap break middle eight.
MJ and his "down under" cohorts were as influenced by annual jazz festivals as they were Casey Kasem's weekly radio show American Top 40. A fusion of the two was an inevitable reality - Chicago crossed with the CTI crossover jazz productions of Creed Taylor.
I think there's plenty of American top 40 records that would have been great K-pop songs and vice versa.
The trend shifted, he said, in the 1980s, due in part to the rise in the popularity of American Top 40 and MTV.
Phil," "Doug Stephan's Good Day," "Delilah," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," Fox News and Sports, "The Rich EisenShow," "Casey Kasem's American Top 40 Countdown" and "The Crook and Chase Countdown."
The following year, Casey would embark on his most memorable accomplishment: co-creating and hosting "American Top 40" (AT40), a pop-music radio show based on weekly sales charts from Billboard magazine.
Kasem, the host of ''American Top 40,'' died on June 15 at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington.
Casey founded in 1970 the American Top 40 franchise and hosted it until 1988 then resumed hosting it from 1998 to 2004.
Six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner Burt has written 73 American top 40 hits and 52 in the UK, including Magic Moments, Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa, (They Long to Be) Close to You, Wishin' and Hopin', Walk On By, You'll Never Get to Heaven, What's New Pussycat?
Kasem's long and prosperous career was crowned by hosting the hugely popular American Top 40 for four decades.
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