The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Repeats As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

The Chainsmokers [BBMAs photo via ABC]

The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” predictably ranked as last week’s most added song at pop radio.

It just as predictably earns the same distinction this week.

Picked by another 61 Mediabase-monitored stations this week, “Closer” tops the Mediabase pop radio add board for a second straight week.

With 30 weekly adds, Kungs & Cookin’ On 3 Burners’ erupting “This Girl” follows as second-most added. twenty one pilots’ “Heathens” takes third with 22 adds, while Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful” (19 adds, 4th) and Katy Perry’s “Rise” (18 adds, 5th) complete the Top 5.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Hailee Steinfeld & Grey’s “Starving (featuring Zedd)” (17 adds, 6th), X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady” (15 adds, 7th), Tory Lanez’ “LUV” (14 adds, 8th), DJ Khaled’s “For Free (featuring Drake)” (12 adds, 9th, tie), and gnash & olivia o’brien’s “i hate u, i love u” (12 adds, 9th, tie).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Starving (Hailee Steinfeld & Grey ft. Zedd)
New York – 103.5 KTU – None Reported
New York – 92.3 AMP – Bon Bon (Era Istrefi), Closer (The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – This Girl (Kungs & Cookin’ On 3 Burners)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – None Reported
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – None Reported

Chicago – B96 – Too Good (Drake ft. Rihanna), Duele El Corazon (Enrique Iglesias ft. Tinashe & Javada)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Greenlight (Pitbull ft. Flo Rida & LunchMoney Lewis)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Do You Mind (DJ Khaled), Let Me Love You (DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber), Duele El Corazon (Enrique Iglesias ft. Tinashe & Javada), Famous (Kanye West), Be As You Are (Mike Posner), Greenlight (Pitbull ft. Flo Rida & LunchMoney Lewis), Cool Girl (Tove Lo), Heathens (twenty one pilots)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Duele El Corazon (Enrique Iglesias ft. Tinashe & Javada), Heathens (twenty one pilots)

Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Girls Like (Tinie Tempah ft. Zara Larsson)
Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Body Say (Demi Lovato), WILD (Troye Sivan ft. Alessia Cara), For Free (DJ Khaled ft. Drake)

Written by Brian Cantor

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