Adam Lambert’s “Ghost Town,” Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” Rank as Hot AC’s Most Added

Adam Lambert’s new single “Ghost Town” once again lands atop the hot adult contemporary radio add board.

This week, however, it shares its throne.

Added by what Mediabase reports as 12 monitored stations each, Lambert’s “Ghost Town” and Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again (featuring Charlie Puth)” tie for most added at Hot AC radio this week.

“Ghost Town,” which reached #43 on the most recent edition of the Mediabase Hot AC airplay chart, solely topped last week’s add board thanks to pickups from 15 monitored stations.

“See You Again,” which claimed #33 on the aforementioned airplay chart, received 10 adds last week.

Picked up by 10 monitored stations, Little Big Town’s country crossover “Girl Crush” is this week’s third-most added song. Tove Lo’s “Talking Body” earns fourth-most added on the strength of its 9 pickups, while Meghan Trainor’s “Dear Future Husband” ranks as fifth-most added with 8.

Other notable Hot AC options: Hilary Duff’s “Sparks” (7 adds, 6th-most added, tie), Jason Derulo’s “Want to Want Me” (7 adds, 6th-most added, tie), Fall Out Boy’s “Uma Thurman” (5 adds, 8th-most added, tie), James Bay’s “Hold Back the River” (5 adds, 8th-most added, tie), Mariah Carey’s “Infinity” (5 adds, 8th-most added, tie), NEEDTOBREATHE’s “Brother (featuring Gavin DeGraw)” (5 adds, 8th-most added, tie), Vance Joy’s “Mess is Mine” (5 adds, 8th-most added, tie).

Major market adds:
95.5 PLJ (New York) – One Last Time (Ariana Grande), Fight Song (Rachel Platten), Hurricane (Lifehouse)
Fresh 102.7 (New York) – Someone New (Hozier), Mess is Mine (Vance Joy)
104.3 MYFM (Los Angeles) – Bright (Echosmith), Dear Future Husband (Meghan Trainor)
101.9fm (Chicago) – Talking Body (Tove Lo), See You Again (Wiz Khalifa)
Star 101.3 (San Francisco) – Sparks (Hilary Duff), Mess is Mine (Vance Joy)
Alice @ 97.3 (San Francisco) – Ex’s and Oh’s (Elle King), Someone New (Hozier)
103.7 KVIL (Dallas) – Ghost Town (Adam Lambert)
102.9 NOW (Dallas) –

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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