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The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” Erupts as Pop’s Most Added; OMI, Tori Kelly Follow

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Bolstered by promotional support from iHeartMedia, high-profile exposure during the Apple Music presentation and considerable industry enthusiasm, The Weeknd’s new “Can’t Feel My Face” easily claims this week’s most added honor at pop radio.

According to Mediabase, the new release scored adds from 90 monitored pop stations this week. No other song earned even half as much new support this week.

Already pop radio’s 45th-most-played song, “Can’t Feel My Face” will leverage its early programmer support to continue soaring up the airplay chart.

Added by 41 stations this week, OMI’s “Cheerleader” ranks as pop radio’s second-most added song. The track is already a Top 20 hit on the pop airplay chart.

Tori Kelly’s “Should’ve Been Us,” which led last week’s pop add board, grabs third-most added this week. It won support from 37 new stations.

With respective add counts of 27 and 26, Major Lazer’s “Lean On (featuring DJ Snake & MØ)” and MKTO’s “Bad Girls” rank as fourth- and fifth-most added.

Other notable pop options: Skrillex & Diplo’s “Where Are U Now (featuring Justin Bieber)” (23 adds, 6th-most added), Jidenna’s “Classic Man” (20 adds, 7th-most added), Sam Smith’s “Like I Can” (17 adds, 8th-most added), Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible” (16 adds, 9th-most added, tie), Natalie La Rose’s “Around the World (featuring Fetty Wap)” (16 adds, 9th-most aded, tie).

Major market adds:

New York – Z100 – Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd)
New York – 103.5 KTU – Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd), Back It Up (Prince Royce), The Night is Still Young (Nicki Minaj)
New York – 92.3 AMP – Do It Again (Pia Mia ft. Chris Brown & Tyga)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Good Thing (Sage the Gemini ft. Nick Jonas)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Gibberish (Max ft. Hoodie Allen), Lean On (Major Lazer ft. featuring DJ Snake & MØ)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Watch Me (Silento), Like I Can (Sam Smith), Good Thing (Sage the Gemini ft. Nick Jonas)

Chicago – B96 – I Don’t Like It, I Love It (Flo Rida), Firestone (Kygo ft. Conrad), Good Thing (Sage the Gemini ft. Nick Jonas)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Cheerleader (OMI), King (Years & Years), Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd), Stitches (Shawn Mendes)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – The Hills (The Weeknd), Black Magic (Little Mix), Bitch Better Have My Money (Rihanna), Timebomb (Tove Lo), Around the World (Natalie La Rose ft. Fetty Wap)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Around the World (Natalie La Rose ft. Fetty Wap), Tonight Belongs to U! (Jeremih ft. Flo Rida), The Hills (The Weeknd)

Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Post to Be (Omarion ft. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko), Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd)

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.

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