The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” Ranks as Hot AC’s Most Added Song

The Weeknd’s surging “Can’t Feel My Face” is already #41 on Mediabase’s Hot AC airplay chart, and a new wave of support will amplify its upward mobility.

According to Mediabase, “Can’t Feel My Face” is this week’s most added song at hot adult contemporary radio.

The track, which is also faring well at pop and rhythmic radio, received pickups from 21 monitored Hot AC stations this week. Its add count nearly doubles that of the format’s next most popular option.

American Authors’ “Go Big or Go Home,” that option, received 11 monitored adds this week. The song appeared at #26 on this week’s Mediabase airplay chart.

Each picked up by 10 stations, Imagine Dragons’ “Shots,” Charlie Puth’s “Marvin Gaye (featuring Meghan Trainor),” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can” and X Ambassadors’ “Renegades” follow in a four-way tie for third-most added.

Other notable Hot AC options: Meghan Trainor’s “Like I’m Gonna Lose You (featuring John Legend)” (8 adds, 7th-most added, tie), OMI’s “Cheerleader” (8 adds, 7th-most added, tie), Hozier’s “Someone New” (7 adds, 9th-most added, tie), Kaya Stewart’s “In Love With a Boy” (7 adds, 9th-most added, tie), Rob Thomas’ “Trust You” (7 adds, 9th-most added, tie).

Major market adds:

Fresh 102.7 (New York) – Great Big Storm (Nate Ruess), Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd), Ex’s and Oh’s (Elle King)
104.3 MYFM (Los Angeles) – Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd)
101.9fm (Chicago) – Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd), Gold in the Summertime (Matt Nathanson), Long Way Down (Robert DeLong)
Star 101.3 (San Francisco) – In Love With a Boy (Kaya Stewart), Marvin Gaye (Charlie Puth), Song for Someone (U2)
Alice @ 97.3 (San Francisco) – In Love With a Boy (Kaya Stewart), Love 3X (ZZ Ward)
103.7 KVIL (Dallas) – Shots (Imagine Dragons), Cheerleader (OMI)
102.9 NOW (Dallas) –

Written by Brian Cantor

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