Adele’s “Hello” Officially Debuts at #20 on AC Radio Chart, #25 on Hot AC

Adele [Hello Video]

Adele’s “Hello” was only available for the final two days of the October 18-24 tracking week.

It still manages to score a Top 20 position on Mediabase’s adult contemporary chart and a Top 25 position on Mediabase’s hot adult contemporary listing.

Its inaugural pop position (expected to be #33) will be confirmed Sunday evening.

The lead “25” single received ~260 adult contemporary spins and ~1,037 hot adult contemporary spins within the official tracking week. The respective totals allow for a #20 debut on the AC listing and a #25 start on the Hot AC chart.

In addition to intense industry enthusiasm, “Hello” benefited from hourly first-day airplay on numerous stations

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