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Maroon 5’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” Explodes as Pop’s Most Added; Taylor Swift Follows
6 days ago

Maroon 5’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” Explodes as Pop’s Most Added; Taylor Swift Follows

Maroon 5’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” and Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” which ranked as the two most added songs at hot adult contemporary radio, achieve the same feat at pop.


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Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Erupts as Hot AC’s Most Added; Maroon 5 Follows
7 days ago

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Erupts as Hot AC’s Most Added; Maroon 5 Follows

Songs from two of the most bankable radio acts impacted the hot adult contemporary format this week.

Predictably, those two songs received colossal support from the format’s programmers.

Taylor Swift’s …
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Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Blasts Into Pop’s Top 15; Sam Smith Goes Top 20
1 month ago

Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Blasts Into Pop’s Top 15; Sam Smith Goes Top 20

Two weeks ago, Walk the Moon’s alternative crossover “Shut Up and Dance” reached pop radio’s Top 25. Last week, the song surged into the format’s Top 20.

This week, it …
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Sheppard’s “Geronimo” Hits #10 at Hot AC; Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” Goes Top 20
2 months ago

Sheppard’s “Geronimo” Hits #10 at Hot AC; Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” Goes Top 20

Two iHeartRadio “On the Verge” songs climb to new highs on this week’s edition of the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Sheppard’s international hit “Geronimo,” which received the “On …
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iHeart Awards Ratings Peaked for Half Hour with Rihanna, Sam Smith Performances
2 months ago

iHeart Awards Ratings Peaked for Half Hour with Rihanna, Sam Smith Performances

The half hour containing a portion of Justin Timberlake’s Innovator Award acceptance speech, Rihanna’s live rendition of “Bitch Better Have My Money” and Sam Smith’s recorded version of “Lay Me …
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Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” is Hot AC’s Most Added; Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor Follow
2 months ago

Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” is Hot AC’s Most Added; Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor Follow

Excitement over Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” has not subsided. The song this week claims the most added distinction at hot adult contemporary radio.

According to Mediabase, “Believe” won support from …
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Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” Enters Pop’s Top 25, Walk the Moon, LunchMoney Lewis Hit Top 30
2 months ago

Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” Enters Pop’s Top 25, Walk the Moon, LunchMoney Lewis Hit Top 30

While its performance has been very modest by Sam Smith standards, single “Lay Me Down” nonetheless crosses a new checkpoint at pop radio this week.

The latest release from Smith’s …
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Hot 100: Mark Ronson Rules for 11th Week, Maroon 5’s “Sugar” Hits #2
2 months ago

Hot 100: Mark Ronson Rules for 11th Week, Maroon 5’s “Sugar” Hits #2

The weekly Billboard Hot 100 is topped precisely the way it was topped in each of the past ten weeks: by Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars).”

The blockbuster …
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Hot 100: Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down,” Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” Hit Top 10
2 months ago

Hot 100: Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down,” Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” Hit Top 10

The latest single from Sam Smith’s “In the Lonely Hour” is officially a top ten hit.

Thanks to the immense sales interest in a Red Nose Day remix featuring John …
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Madonna, Rihanna, Meghan Trainor to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards
3 months ago

Madonna, Rihanna, Meghan Trainor to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards

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NBC’s second annual iHeartRadio Music Awards broadcast airs this month, and it does so with a very high-profile list of performers.

According to the radio industry powerhouse, the March 29 …
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