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Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Blasts Into Pop’s Top 15; Sam Smith Goes Top 20
1 week 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 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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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Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” Reaches #1 at Pop Radio
1 month ago

Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” Reaches #1 at Pop Radio

When it comes to the all-encompassing Hot 100, Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” has been unable to seize the throne from Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars).” The infectious, …
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Zedd & Selena’s “I Want You to Know” Erupts as Pop’s Most Added; Vance Joy Follows
2 months ago

Zedd & Selena’s “I Want You to Know” Erupts as Pop’s Most Added; Vance Joy Follows

If a question still existed following last week’s impressive airplay performance, this week’s pop radio add board provides a definitive answer.

Yes, the Zedd-Selena Gomez pairing is an appealing one.


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