Troye Sivan, Birdy, The Strumbellas, Jess Glynne Join Hot AC Radio’s Top 60

Troye Sivan [Douglas Gorenstein / NBC]

Troye Sivan’s “YOUTH,” Birdy’s “Keeping Your Head Up,” The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” and Jess Glynne’s “Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself” all claim Top 60 positions at hot adult contemporary radio.

Spun 142 times during the March 20-26 tracking week (+56), “YOUTH” officially ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #52 song. It was #63 last week.

“Keeping Your Head Up” follows at #57. The song, which is up fifteen places from the previous week’s rank, received 115 weekly spins (+55).

As it moves into the Top 5 at alternative, “Spirits” rises to #58 at Hot AC. Up eight places, it received 106 tracking week plays (+25).

Jess Glynne’s “Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself” follows at #60. The song, which was #70 last week, received 97 spins this week (+29).

Written by Brian Cantor

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