Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Mike Posner’s “Be As You Are” Enter Hot AC Radio’s Top 50

Emeli Sande’s “Hurts” and Mike Posner’s “Be As You Are” are gaining traction at hot adult contemporary radio.

This week, they earn Top 50 rankings.

Played 262 times during the September 25-October 1 tracking week (+136), “Hurts” ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #46 song. It was #54 last week.

“Be As You Are” concurrently rises four places to #47. It received 244 weekly spins (+103).

Written by Brian Cantor

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