Adele’s “Hello” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song For A Fifth Straight Week

While its reigns at the pop, adult contemporary, and Triple A formats are over, Adele’s “Hello” remains the most-played song at the hot adult contemporary format.

Spun ~6,904 times during the December 13-19 tracking week (-147), “Hello” ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s leader for a fifth consecutive week.

Like last week, Meghan Trainor’s “Like I’m Gonna Lose You (featuring John Legend)” is positioned at #2. The fourth “Title” single received ~6,527 Hot AC spins during the official tracking week (+104).

Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches” rises one place to #3 on the strength of its ~6,015 weekly spins (-136), while Elle King’s “Ex’s And Oh’s” (#4, -1 | ~5,976, -268) and Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” (#5, = | ~5,394, -393) complete the Top 5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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