Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” Spends 6th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“Perfect” continues its reign atop the hot adult contemporary chart.

Ed Sheeran & Zoey Deutch in "Perfect" | Atlantic/WMG

While it suffered a slight decline in airplay, Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” extends its reign as hot adult contemporary radio’s top song.

The ballad, which received 6,771 tracking period plays (-221), celebrates a sixth week at #1 on the Mediabase hot adult contemporary chart.

Its closest competition again comes from Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug).” The former pop and rhythmic #1 received 6,627 Hot AC spins this week (+40).

Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” holds at #3 with 6,087 spins (-297), while a play count of 5,849 (+4) keeps Halsey’s “Bad At Love” at #4.

Charlie Puth’s “How Long,” which holds tight at #5, garnered 5,068 spins (+148).

Written by Brian Cantor

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