The 1975’s “The Sound” Reaches #51 at Hot AC Radio, A Great Big World’s “Won’t Stop Running” #53

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The 1975’s “The Sound,” which enters the Top 50 at pop radio, nearly does the same at the hot adult contemporary format.

Played 145 times during the June 12-18 tracking week, “The Sound” ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #51 song. It was #65 last week.

“The Sound,” which received a campaign at the alternative format (where it reached the Top 20) earlier this year, impacted hot adult contemporary and pop radio this past week.

A Great Big World’s “Won’t Stop Running” also earns a Top 60 position this week. Up fourteen places, AGBW’s new single ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #53 song. It received 133 weekly spins.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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