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The Weeknd’s “Earned It,” Zedd’s “I Want You to Know” Rank as Pop’s Most Added

The Weeknd [NBC]

Action was very light at pop radio this week, but someone still needed to claim the most added distinction.

The Weeknd “Earned It.”

“I Want You to Know” that Zedd and Selena Gomez did as well.

According to Mediabase, The Weeknd’s “Earned It” and Zedd’s “I Want You to Know (featuring Selena Gomez)” tie for most added at pop this week. Both songs scored 19 monitored adds.

Modest numerically, the adds will still contribute to the momentum of two songs that are already performing well at the format. “I Want You to Know” appears at #19 on the rolling edition of Mediabase’s pop airplay chart, while “Earned It” currently holds the #27 spot.

Thanks to its 16 weekly adds, Natalie La Rose’s hit “Somebody (featuring Jeremih)” registers as third-most added. Jacquie Lee’s new “Tears Fall,” Katy Tiz’ new “Whistle (While You Work)” and R5’s new “Let’s Not Be Alone Tonight” tie for fourth-most added with 15 pickups each.

Other noteworthy options for pop programmers: Ryn Weaver’s “OctaHate” (14 adds, 7th-most added), Flo Rida’s “GDFR (featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas)” (13 adds, 8th-most added, tie), LunchMoney Lewis’ “Bills” (13 adds, 8th-most added, tie) and Sia’s “Elastic Heart” (12 adds, 10th-most added).

Major market adds:
New York – Z100 –
New York – 103.5 KTU – One Last Time (Ariana Grande), Surrender (Cash Cash)
New York – 92.3 AMP – Throw Sum Mo (Rae Sremmurd ft. Nicki Minaj)
Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Earned It (The Weeknd)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Feel the Light (Jennifer Lopez), OctaHate (Ryn Weaver), Whistle (While You Work) (Katy Tiz)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – GDFR (Flo Rida ft. Sage the Gemini and Lookas)
Chicago – B96 – No Way No (MAGIC!), Chains (Nick Jonas), Truffle Butter (Nicki Minaj ft. Drake and Lil Wayne)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – You Know You Like It (DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge), Trouble (Iggy Azalea ft. Jennifer Hudson), GDFR (Flo Rida ft. Sage the Gemini and Lookas)
San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – I Really Like You (Carly Rae Jepsen), The Nights (Avicii), No Way No (MAGIC!)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Trouble (Iggy Azalea ft. Jennifer Hudson), No Way No (MAGIC!), Up (Olly Murs ft. Demi Lovato), Something Big (Shawn Mendes), Elastic Heart (Sia), All Hands on Deck (Tinashe ft. Iggy Azalea), Divine Sorrow (Wyclef Jean ft. Avicii)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS –

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.

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