Ariana Grande’s “Focus” Also Ranks as Rhythmic Radio’s Most-Added Song

In addition to convincingly earning the most-added distinction at pop radio, Ariana Grande’s new single “Focus” lands atop the weekly rhythmic radio add board.

Grande’s tune received adds from a whopping 44 Mediabase-monitored rhythmic stations this week. That ranks as rhythmic’s best add count by a comfortable margin.

Picked up by 26 monitored rhythmic stations, G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself, & I (featuring Bebe Rexha)” follows as second-most-added. An add count of 15 earns Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” third place this week, while Adele’s “Hello” and Tinashe’s “Player (featuring Chris Brown)” tie for fourth.

Other notable rhythmic radio options: Big Sean’s “Play No Games” (7 adds, 6th-most-added, tie), iLoveMemphis’ “Hit The Quan” (7 adds, 6th, tie), Flo Rida’s “My House” (6 adds, 8th, tie), Travi$ Scott’s “Antidote” (6 adds, 8th, tie), JR Castro’s “Get Home (featuring Kid Ink & Migos)” (5 adds, 10th, tie), and Lil Dicky’s “$ave Dat Money (featuring Fetty Wap & Rich Homie Quan)” (5 adds, 10th, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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