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Jason Derulo’s “Want to Want Me” Explodes as Pop’s Most Added; Meghan Trainor Follows

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Signposted by its furious surge up the pop radio airplay chart, Jason Derulo’s new “Want to Want Me” impacts as the week’s most added song.

According to Mediabase, “Want to Want Me” won support from a whopping 156 monitored pop stations.

Derulo’s latest release debuted at an impressive #23 on the Mediabase airplay chart, and the monstrous add count provides no reason to expect a slowdown. “Want to Want Me” is a smash in the making.

And a multi-format one at that. Picked up by 41 stations, “Want to Want Me” also ranks as the rhythmic format’s most added song this week.

No stranger to smash hits, Meghan Trainor claims the #2 position on this week’s pop add board. Her new single “Dear Future Husband” received a strong 56 adds in conjunction with its official impact.

Already a gold single in the US, “DFH” is the follow-up to Trainor’s #5-peaking “Lips are Movin.” That track was preceded by her chart-topping debut “All About That Bass.”

Tori Kelly’s “Nobody Love,” which is now one of pop’s 20 most played songs, follows as the week’s third-most added track. It won support from 27 monitored pop stations.

Zedd’s “I Want You to Know (featuring Selena Gomez)” (25 adds) and DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge’s “You Know You Like It” (24 adds) follow as the week’s fourth- and fifth-most added tracks.

Other popular options for pop programmers: The Weeknd’s “Earned It” (20 adds, 6th-most added), David Guetta’s “Hey Mama (featuring Nicki Minaj)” (18 adds, 7th-most added), Flo Rida’s “GDFR (featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas)” (15 adds, 8th-most added, tie), LunchMoney Lewis’ “Bills” (15 adds, 8th-most added, tie) and Iggy Azalea’s “Trouble (featuring Jennifer Hudson)” (12 adds, 10th-most added).

Major market adds:
New York – Z100 – Hey Mama (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj), Worth It (Fifth Harmony), Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), You Know You Like It (DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge)
New York – 103.5 KTU – Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Mr Put it Down (Ricky Martin ft. Pitbull)
New York – 92.3 AMP – Trap Queen (Fetty Wap), Style (Taylor Swift), All Day (Kanye West ft. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, Paul McCartney), Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Hey Mama (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj)
Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Hey Mama (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj), Dear Future Husband (Meghan Trainor)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – For a Boy (RaeLynn), I Really Like You (Carly Rae Jepsen), Bills (LunchMoney Lewis)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Hey Mama (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj)
Chicago – B96 – Five More Hours (Deorro X Chris Brown), Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Hey Mama (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj), Whistle (While You Work It) (Katy Tiz)
San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Dear Future Husband (Meghan Trainor), Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Mr Put it Down (Ricky Martin ft. Pitbull)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo), Mr Put it Down (Ricky Martin ft. Pitbull)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Ayo (Chris Brown & Tyga), See You Again (Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth), Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo)

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.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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