Adele’s “When We Were Young” Enters Top 10 at Hot AC, Selena Gomez, Twenty One Pilots Top 15

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Adele’s “When We Were Young” continues its rapid ascent at hot adult contemporary radio.

This week, that ascent produces a Top 10 position on the Mediabase Hot AC airplay chart.

Spun ~3,684 times during the January 10-16 tracking week (+635), “Young” rises two places to #10 on this week’s chart. It is the only addition to the Top 10.

The Top 15, meanwhile, welcomes two newcomers.

Up four places, Selena Gomez’ “Same Old Love” takes #12 on the chart. The song, which is #1 at pop and a Top 10 hit at rhythmic, received ~3,140 weekly Hot AC spins (+426).

Spun ~3,112 times during the tracking week (+585), twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out” also earns a Top 15 position. It rises three places to #14.

Written by Brian Cantor

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