5SOS’ “She’s Kinda Hot” Erupts as Pop’s Most Added; Carly Rae Jepsen, Calvin Harris Follow

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Thanks to immense industry buzz and its iHeartMedia “World Premiere” launch campaign, 5 Seconds of Summer’s “She’s Kinda Hot” scored impact week adds from a whopping 91 monitored pop stations.

According to Mediabase, that tally earns “She’s Kinda Hot” the week’s most added distinction by a factor of more than three.

Carly Rae Jepsen’s new “Run Away with Me,” which claims second-most added, does so on the strength of 27 weekly pickups. Cut from “E-MO-TION,” “Run Away with Me” is the official follow-up to Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You.”

Calvin Harris + Disciples’ new “How Deep is Your Love” follows with 26 weekly adds. A total of 22 pickups earns Zedd’s “Beautiful Now (featuring Jon Bellion)” the fourth-most added honor, while R. City’s “Locked Away (featuring Adam Levine)” grabs fifth-most added. It received adds from 18 monitored stations.

Other notable pop options: Afrojack’s “SUMMERTHING! (featuring Mike Taylor)” (17 adds, 6th-most added), Little Mix’s “Black Magic” (16 adds, 7th-most added), Jason Derulo’s “Cheyenne” (15 adds, 8th-most added, tie), Sam Smith’s “Like I Can” (15 adds, 8th-most added, tie), Flo Rida’s “I Don’t Like It, I Love It (featuring Robin Thicke & Verdine White)” (14 adds, 10th-most added).

Nico & Vinz’ “That’s How You Know (featuring Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha)” impacted alongside the 5SOS, Carly Rae and Calvin Harris songs. Picked up by 10 stations, it ties for 12th-most added.

Icona Pop’s new release “Emergency” received 4 impact week adds.

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS), Hold Each Other (A Great Big World ft. Futuristic)
New York – 103.5 KTU –
New York – 92.3 AMP – How Deep is Your Love (Calvin Harris + Disciples), Universal Love (Edward Maya ft. Andrea & Costi)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney –
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – How Deep is Your Love (Calvin Harris + Disciples), Locked Away (R. City ft. Adam Levine)

Chicago – B96 – Fight Song (Rachel Platten), Emergency (Icona Pop), SUMMERTHING! (Afrojack ft. Mike Taylor), She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Black Magic (Little Mix), She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS), Around the World (Natalie La Rose ft. Fetty Wap), Beautiful Now (Zedd ft. Jon Bellion)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Here (Alessia Cara), She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS), Emergency (Icona Pop), Classic Man (Jidenna), How Deep is Your Love (Calvin Harris + Disciples)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – How Deep is Your Love (Calvin Harris + Disciples), Locked Away (R. City ft. Adam Levine), She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS)

Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Ex’s and Oh’s (Elle King), How Deep is Your Love (Calvin Harris + Disciples), She’s Kinda Hot (5SOS)

Written by Brian Cantor

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