Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” Holds #1 at Hot AC Radio; James Bay Re-Enters Top 5

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For the fourth straight week, Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” leads the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

The third “Purpose” singles tops this week’s chart on the strength of the ~6,881 spins it received during the March 27-April 2 tracking week. While down by 85 spins from last week’s count, the tally keeps “Love Yourself” more than 600 spins ahead of its nearest competitor.

Up one place from last week’s position, Charlie Puth’s “One Call Away” represents that nearest competitor. It received ~6,267 spins during the official tracking week (+377).

Down one place, twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out” is #3 with ~6,017 weekly plays (-59). Lukas Graham’s “7 Years” holds at #4 on the strength of ~5,936 weekly spins (+450), while James Bay’s “Let It Go” re-enters the Top 5 with a one-place lift to #5. It was spun ~5,409 times during the official tracking period (+155).

Written by Brian Cantor

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