Echosmith, 1D, Duran Duran, 5SOS, Colbie Caillat, Nico & Vinz Join Top 50 at Hot AC

Echosmith [Nicole Nodland | WBR Press]

Echosmith’s “Let’s Love” is the highest-ranking of a host of new additions to the Top 50 at hot adult contemporary radio.

“Let’s Love,” which is the latest single from the band’s debut “Talking Dreams,” received 238 Hot AC plays during the August 9-15 tracking week (+106). Positioned at #53 last week, it ranks as this week’s #44 Hot AC song.

One Direction’s “Drag Me Down” also ascends into the Top 50. Up nine places, it claims #45 on the strength of 235 weekly plays (+112).

Duran Duran’s new “Pressure Off (featuring Janelle Monae)” enters the Top 50 region at #47. The song, which was #72 last week, received 160 weekly plays (+91).

5 Seconds of Summer’s Top 20 pop hit “She’s Kinda Hot” is now a Top 50 entry at Hot AC. It rises nine places to #48 on the strength of 156 weekly spins (+43).

Up two places, Colbie Caillat’s “Never Gonna Let You Down” grabs #49 this week. It was played 154 times between August 9-15 (+15).

Nico & Vinz’ “That’s How You Know (featuring Bebe Rexha and Kid Ink)” claims the last available Top 50 slot. Spun 150 times this week (+15), it rises two places to #50.

Written by Brian Cantor

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