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Life of Dillon’s “Overload” Impacts as Hot AC’s Most-Added Song

That Life of Dillon’s “Overload” did not receive an extensive hype campaign in advance of this week’s radio impact proved insignificant. Radio programmers still offered the song a very warm welcome.

According to Mediabase, “Overload” ranks as the week’s most-added song at hot adult contemporary radio. The track, which is being promoted by Epic, received adds from 19 monitored stations.

While its margin of victory was not massive–Andy Grammer’s “Honey, I’m Good,” which is the week’s second-most-added track, received 18 adds–it is undeniable. “Overload” got off to an impressive start.

And the favorable reception was not limited to the hot adult contemporary format. With 33 monitored adds, “Overload” ranks as pop radio’s second-most-added song this week.

As far as Hot AC goes, songs that join “Overload” and “Honey, I’m Good” at the top of the add board include Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do” (3rd-most-added, 13 adds), Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” (3rd-most-added, 13 adds), Nickelback’s “She Keeps Me Up” (3rd-most-added, 13 adds), Young Rising Sons’ “High” (6th-most-added, 12 adds), Echosmith’s “Bright” (7th-most-added, 11 adds), Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney’s “FourFiveSeconds” (8th-most-added, 10 adds), Mat Kearney’s “Billion” (9th-most-added, 8 adds) and Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” (9th-most-added, 8 adds).

Major market adds:

95.5 PLJ (New York) – FourFiveSeconds (Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney)
Fresh 102.7 (New York) – Love Me Like You Do (Ellie Goulding), High (Young Rising Sons)
104.3 MYFM (Los Angeles) – Dangerous (Big Data ft. Joywave), Love Me Like You Do (Ellie Goulding)
101.9fm (Chicago) – Cigarette Daydreams (Cage the Elephant), Lay Me Down (Sam Smith), I Lived (OneRepublic)
Star 101.3 (San Francisco) – Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars)
Alice @ 97.3 (San Francisco) – Hold Back the River (James Bay), First Kiss (Kid Rock), Elastic Heart (Sia)

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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