Adele’s “When We Were Young” Enters Hot AC’s Top 15; Twenty One Pilots Now Top 20

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As her “Hello” extends its reign at hot adult contemporary radio, Adele’s “When We Were Young” continues its impressive climb.

This week, the second “25” single advances to #12 on the Mediabase Hot AC chart. Up four places, it received ~3,049 spins during the January 3-9 tracking week (+420).

“Young” is the only addition to this week’s Top 15. The Top 20 also plays host to one addition.

twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out,” that song, jumps four places to #17. It received ~2,527 tracking week spins (+501).

Written by Brian Cantor

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