Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” Once Again Ranks as Hot AC’s Most Added

Rachel Platten - Fight Song

The latest iHeartRadio “On the Verge” song continues to garner support at the hot adult contemporary format.

Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song,” which is currently the #18 song on the Mediabase Hot AC airplay chart, enjoys a third consecutive week as the format’s most added song.

This week’s support manifested in the form of adds from 17 monitored stations. A count unmatched by any other Hot AC offering, it enables “Fight Song” to remain atop the format’s Mediabase add board.

Closest to that top position is Jason Derulo’s “Want to Want Me,” which scored 14 monitored adds this week. The Weeknd’s “Earned It” followed with pickups from 10 stations, while James Bay’s “Hold Back the River,” Meghan Trainor’s “Dear Future Husband,” Mumford & Sons’ “Believe” and Tori Kelly’s “Nobody Love” all tie for fourth-most added with 8 adds each.

Other notable Hot AC options included Katy Tiz’ “Whistle (While You Work It)” (6 adds, 8th-most added, tie), Nate Ruess’ “Nothing Without Love” (6 adds, 8th-most added, tie), BANKS’ “Beggin for Thread” (5 adds, 10th-most added, tie), George Ezra’s “Budapest” (5 adds, 10th-most added, tie), Life of Dillon’s “Overload” (5 adds, 10th-most added, tie), Nick Jonas’ “Chains” (5 adds, 10th-most added, tie) and Young Rising Sons’ “High” (5 adds, 10th-most added, tie).

Major market adds:

95.5 PLJ (New York) – Want to Want Me (Jason Derulo)
Fresh 102.7 (New York) –
104.3 MYFM (Los Angeles) –
101.9fm (Chicago) – Beggin for Thread (BANKS)
Star 101.3 (San Francisco) – Time Machine (Ingrid Michaelson)
Alice @ 97.3 (San Francisco) – Whistle (While You Work it) (Katy Tiz), Ghosttown (Madonna)
103.7 KVIL (Dallas) –
102.9 NOW (Dallas) –

Written by Brian Cantor

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