Kungs & Cookin’ On 3 Burners, NEEDTOBREATHE, OneRepublic, KIIARA Enter Top 40 At Hot AC Radio

Kungs' This Girl Video [Casablanca/Republic]

Kungs & Cookin’ On 3 Burners’ “This Girl” is the highest ranking of four additions to the Top 40 at hot adult contemporary radio.

Played 463 times during the August 14-20 tracking week (+228), “This Girl” debuts at #34 on this week’s Mediabase Hot AC chart. It was below the chart at #47 last week.

NEEDTOBREATHE’s “Happiness” also secures a Top 40 position this week. Up four places, “Happiness” takes #37 on the strength of its 404 weekly spins (+53).

OneRepublic’s “Kids” received 392 spins during the August 14-20 tracking week (+291), which marked its first week of availability. The spin count elevates “Kids” from #56 to #39 on this week’s Hot AC chart.

KIIARA’s “Gold” follows at #40. The song, which was #43 last week, received 353 spins this week (+52).

Written by Brian Cantor

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