Kelly Clarkson, Mike Posner, American Authors, Selena Gomez Reach Hot AC’s Top 40

Revived by a stunning “American Idol” performance, Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece By Piece” is back in the Top 40 at Hot AC radio.

Spun 565 times during the February 28-March 5 tracking week (+470), “Piece By Piece” rises twenty six places to #33 on this week’s Mediabase Hot AC chart.

During its initial in late 2015/early 2016, the song peaked just inside the Top 30.

Mike Posner’s “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” also reaches the weekly Top 40. Up eleven places, it takes #34 on the strength of its 492 weekly spins (+221).

American Authors’ new “Pride” follows at #35. The song, which was #44 last week, received 481 spins this week (+201).

Selena Gomez’ “Hands To Myself” also enters the format’s Top 40. Spun 469 times during the tracking week (+156), it rises five places to #37.

Written by Brian Cantor

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