American Authors, ZAYN, Panic! At The Disco, X Ambassadors Enter Hot AC Radio’s Top 50

American Authors and the Republic promotional team are likely proud of this news: the band’s “Pride” ranks as one of hot adult contemporary radio’s Top 50 songs.

Spun 280 times during the February 21-27 tracking week (+165), “Pride” ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #44 song. It was #56 last week.

ZAYN’s multi-format hit “PILLOWTALK” also grabs a Top 50 position this week. It rises seven places to #47 on the strength of its 234 weekly spins (+102).

Up two spots, Panic! At The Disco’s “Victorious” takes #49 on the strength of its 218 weekly spins (+70).

X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady” follows at #50. The song, which was #55 last week, received 205 plays within the official tracking week (+86).

Written by Brian Cantor

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