Sia & Sean Paul’s “Cheap Thrills” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

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Sia’s “Cheap Thrills (featuring Sean Paul)” continues to build radio support. The momentum-rich track is the week’s most added song at hot adult contemporary radio.

“Cheap Thrills” was picked up by a format-leading 14 Mediabase-monitored stations this week. The count gives Sia’s tune the edge over Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better,” which earns 12 adds in conjunction with its official Hot AC impact. It ranks as second-most added this week.

Each picked up by 10 stations, Charlie Puth’s “We Don’t Talk Anymore (featuring Selena Gomez)” and Coldplay’s “Hymn For The Weekend” tie for third-most added.

The 1975’s “The Sound” earns fifth-most added with 9 impact week pickups.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: A Great Big World’s “Won’t Stop Running” (7 adds, 6th, tie), Meghan Trainor’s “Me Too” (7 adds, 6th, tie), RedOne’s “Don’t You Need Somebody (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Shaggy & Serayah)” (6 adds, 8th, tie), The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down (featuring Daya)” (6 adds, 8th, tie), and twenty one pilots’ “Ride” (6 adds, 8th, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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