Maroon 5’s “Feelings,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill” Earn Top 50 Rankings at Hot AC Radio

Maroon 5’s “Feelings,” which does not formally impact the hot adult contemporary format until this week, is already one of the format’s 50 most-played songs.

Spun 248 times during the September 6-12 tracking week (+131), “Feelings” now ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #46 song. It held the #59 ranking last week.

Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill” also enters the Top 50 this week. Up five places, it grabs #50 on the strength of its 175 weekly plays (+31).

Written by Brian Cantor

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