Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” Repeats As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

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Last week, Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” earned the most added honor at hot adult contemporary radio.

It does the same this week.

The lead “Joanne” single was picked up by another 17 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week. The count is enough for a second straight week as most added.

twenty one pilots’ “Heathens,” which takes second place on the add board, received 13 adds. Bastille’s “Good Grief” follows with 11, while Ellie Goulding’s “Still Falling For You” and Mike Posner’s “Be As You Are” tie for fourth with 10 adds.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: The Fray’s “Singing Low” (9 adds, 6th), Andy Grammer’s “Fresh Eyes” (7 adds, 7th, tie), Meghan Trainor’s “Better (featuring Yo Gotti)” (7 adds, 7th, tie), The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” (7 adds, 7th, tie), Ariana Grande’s “Into You” (5 adds, 10th, tie), Emeli Sande’s “Hurts” (5 adds, 10th, tie), Major Lazer’s “Cold Water (featuring Justin Bieber & M0)” (5 adds, 10th, tie), Michael Buble’s “Nobody But Me” (5 adds, 10th, tie), and OneRepublic’s “Kids” (5 adds, 10th, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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