Charlie Puth’s “How Long” Yet Again Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“How Long” tops a third straight hot adult contemporary radio add board.

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In a rare feat, Charlie Puth’s “How Long” ranks as hot adult contemporary radio’s most added song for a third consecutive week.

“How Long” won support from 18 more Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations. The count gives “How Long” a narrow lead on the weekly add board.

Taylor Swift’s “…Ready For It?” follows in second place with 17 adds.

An add count of 12 slots Halsey’s “Bad At Love” in third place, while Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry” takes fourth on the strength of its 10 pickups.

Each added by 7 stations, Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line’s “Meant To Be” and MAX’s “Lights Down Low (featuring gnash)” tie for fifth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Logic’s “1-800-273-8255 (featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)” (6 adds, 7th-most, tie), Macklemore’s “Good Old Days (featuring Kesha)” (6 adds, 7th-most, tie), and U2’s “You’re The Best Thing About Me” (6 adds, 7th-most, tie), Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug)” (4 adds, 10th-most, tie), Cheat Codes’ “No Promises (featuring Demi Lovato)” (4 adds, 10th-most, tie), Niall Horan’s “Too Much To Ask” (4 adds, 10th-most, tie), and OneRepublic’s “Rich Love (featuring SeeB)” (4 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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