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The Weeknd’s “In The Night” Ranks as Pop Radio’s Most-Added Song

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Singer-songwriter The Weeknd has spent the past year becoming a major force at pop radio. His “Earned It” and “Can’t Feel My Face” reached #1 on the Mediabase pop airplay chart, while “The Hills” went as high as #2.

The Weeknd may have another hit in new single “In The Night,” which takes this week’s most-added honor at pop radio.

The latest “Beauty Behind The Madness” single earned adds from 37 Mediabase-monitored stations this week. The count positions “In the Night” atop all other songs on the Mediabase pop radio add board.

twenty one pilots’ alternative crossover “Stressed Out,” the next-most-added song, follows with 27 weekly pickups. Ariana Grande’s “Focus” and Fall Out Boy’s “Irresistible (featuring Demi Lovato)” tie for third on the strength of 25 adds each.

Each picked up by 20 Mediabase-monitored pop stations, One Direction’s “Perfect” and Tori Kelly’s “Hollow” tie for fifth-most-added.

Other notable pop options this week: BORNS’ “Electric Love” (18 adds, 7th-most-added, tie), Gwen Stefani’s “Used To Love You” (18 adds, 7th, tie), DNCE’s “Cake By The Ocean” (16 adds, 9th), Dawin’s “Dessert (featuring Silento)” (15 adds, 10th, tie), Fetty Wap’s “679” (15 adds, 10th, tie).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – One Call Away (Charlie Puth), In The Night (The Weeknd)
New York – 103.5 KTU – Hotline Bling (Drake), Hello (Adele), Focus (Ariana Grande), Dessert (Dawin ft. Silento)
New York – 92.3 AMP – She Belongs To The Game (Troy Ave), The Fix (Nelly ft. Jeremih), Automatic (Zhu & AlunaGeorge)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Hide Away (Daya), In The Night (The Weeknd), 679 (Fetty Wap)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Irresistible (Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Focus (Ariana Grande), Like I’m Gonna Lose You (Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend), Sugar (Robin Schulz ft. Francesco Yates), In The Night (The Weeknd)

Chicago – B96 – Like I’m Gonna Lose You (Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – In The Night (The Weeknd)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Player (Tinashe ft. Chris Brown), In The Night (The Weeknd)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Used To Love You (Gwen Stefani), Hollow (Tori Kelly)

Dallas – 106.1 KISS – In The Night (The Weeknd), The Fix (Nelly ft. Jeremih)

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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