Ben Rector’s “Brand New,” Elle King’s “America’s Sweetheart” Join Top 25 at Hot AC Radio

In jumping from #28 to #20, Ellie Goulding’s “Something In The Way You Move” represents the highest charting addition to the Top 25 on Mediabase’s hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

It is not the only addition.

Ben Rector’s “Brand New” and Elle King’s “America’s Sweetheart” also reach that segment of the chart.

Up three places, “Brand New” takes #23 on the strength of its ~996 tracking week spins (+134).

“America’s Sweetheart,” which received ~969 spins during the February 14-20 tracking week (+428), follows at #24. It was #31 on last week’s chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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