American Authors’ “What We Live For,” Katy Perry’s “Rise” Reach Top 25 At Hot AC Radio

Two songs officially enter the Top 25 on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

American Authors’ “What We Live For” joins the territory at #24. The band’s latest single, which was #26 last week, received ~1,048 spins this week (+36).

Katy Perry’s “Rise” concurrently rockets twenty eight places to #25. The song garnered ~968 spins during the July 17-23 tracking period (+788), which marked its first full week of availability.

Written by Brian Cantor

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