Rob Thomas, Robert DeLong, Beck Reach Hot AC Radio’s Top 40

Rob Thomas [Cr: Atlantic]

Rob Thomas’ “Hold On Forever” is the highest-charting of three additions to the Top 40 at hot adult contemporary radio.

Spun 482 times during the September 20-26 tracking week (+217), “Hold On” rises ten places to #33 on this week’s Mediabase Hot AC chart. The song is the follow-up to Thomas’ “Trust You.”

Robert DeLong’s alternative crossover “Long Way Down” also enters Hot AC’s Top 40 this week. Up two places, it earns #39 on the strength of its 323 weekly spins (+24).

Beck’s fellow alternative crossover “Dreams” claims the last available Top 40 slot. It rises two places to #40 courtesy its 297 tracking week plays (+15).

Written by Brian Cantor

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