Matt Simons, Selena Gomez, Flo Rida, Florence, Nathan & Ariana Join Hot AC Radio’s Top 50

Matt Simons [Press]

Hot adult contemporary radio’s Top 40 welcomes five new additions this week.

Five songs also ascend into the Top 50.

Leading the charge is Matt Simons’ “Catch & Release.” Spun 182 times during the official tracking week (+112), Simons’ single ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #46 song.

It was #45 last week.

Up seven places, Selena Gomez’ Top 15 pop hit and Top 40 rhythmic hit “Hands To Myself” grabs the #47 position at Hot AC. It received 175 weekly plays (+46).

Flo Rida’s Top 5 Hot 100 hit “My House” follows at #48 on the Hot AC leaderboard. Up five places, it received 168 weekly spins (+17).

Florence + The Machine’s “Ship To Wreck,” which has lingered inside the Top 60 for several months, finally grabs an official Top 50 ranking. Despite suffering a loss in weekly airplay, “Ship To Wreck” rises two places to #49. It received 156 tracking week spins (-14).

Nathan Sykes’ “Over And Over Again (featuring Ariana Grande)” improves to #50 this week. Spun 129 times during the official tracking week (+37), it bests last week’s position by nine.

Written by Brian Cantor

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