Kelly Clarkson, For King & Country, Twenty One Pilots, DNCE, Marianas Enter Hot AC’s Top 40

Several songs make their first Top 40 appearances on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Leading the charge is Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece By Piece,” which rises eight places to #35. It received 389 tracking week spins (+117).

Spun 329 times during the November 22-28 tracking week (+38), For King & Country’s “Fix My Eyes” follows with a four-place rise to #37.

Up seventeen places, Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out” reaches #38 on this week’s Hot AC chart. The song, which is #1 at alternative radio and inside the Top 30 at pop, received 298 tracking week plays (+135).

Thanks to its 282 weekly spins (+51), DNCE’s “Cake By The Ocean” follows at #39. It was last week’s #47 song.

Spun 277 times during the tracking week (+81), Marianas Trench’s “One Love” grabs the #40 position. It is up ten places from last week’s spot.

Written by Brian Cantor

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