Justin Bieber, Sara Bareilles Reach Hot AC Radio’s Top 25; Halsey Enters Top 30

Justin Bieber [ABC]

Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” which reaches #2 at pop radio and #9 at rhythmic radio, concurrently makes a leap at the hot adult contemporary format.

Spun ~863 times during the November 29-December 5 tracking week (+316), “Sorry” rises six places to #24 on the chart.

“Sorry” is one of two additions to the Top 25. Sara Bareilles’ “She Used To Be Mine,” the other, rises one place to #25. It received ~779 tracking week spins (+23).

— As “Sorry” and “She Used To Be Mine” venture into the Top 25, Halsey’s “New Americana” jumps into the Top 30. Up two places, it claims #30 on the strength of its ~551 tracking week spins (+78).

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.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]


Leave a Reply

One Ping

  1. Pingback:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand” Reaches Top 15 at Hot AC Radio; Alessia Cara Now Top 20

Dan + Shay’s “Nothin’ Like You” Grabs #1 at Country Radio