Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” Stays #1 At Hot AC Radio, Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better” Joins Top 5

Sia [Mary Ellen Matthews | RCA Press Photo]

The hot adult contemporary reign continues for Sia’s “Cheap Thrills (featuring Sean Paul).” The song spends a fifth consecutive week atop the Mediabase Hot AC airplay chart.

This week’s stint at #1 comes thanks to a tracking period spin count of 6,777. That trails last week’s mark by 52 but keeps “Cheap Thrills” ahead of the pack.

Adele’s “Send My Love (To Your New Lover),” which repeats as the #2 song, received 6,249 spins during the September 11-17 tracking week (-102).

Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling” holds at #3 with 6,060 plays (-238), while twenty one pilots’ “Heathens” remains #4 thanks to a weekly spin count of 5,912 (-78).

The first positional change comes at #5. Up two places, Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better” takes #5 courtesy its 5,079 weekly plays (+384).

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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