Adam Lambert’s “Ghost Town” Goes Top 30 at Hot AC, Top 40 at Pop

Three songs reach the Top 30 on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart. Three songs reach the Top 40 on this week’s Mediabase pop chart.

Adam Lambert’s “Ghost Town” is the only song to appear in both sets of three.

Spun 764 times during the May 10-16 tracking week, Lambert’s new single rises four places to a new high of #29 at hot adult contemporary radio.

Pop programmers, meanwhile, played “Ghost Town” a total of 1,267 times during the tracking week. That allows the song to rise two places to a new peak of #40 on the pop airplay chart.

Other new Top 30 Hot AC hits include Sam Hunt’s “Take Your Time” (#27, +4, 874 spins) and Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph” (#28, +24, 801 spins). New Top 40 pop entries include OMI’s “Cheerleader” (#33, +8, 1,966 spins) and Maroon 5’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” (#35, new, 1,672 spins).

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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