Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better” Enjoys Third Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

Shawn Mendes on Fallon [Andrew Lipovsky/NBC]

Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better” continues its reign as hot adult contemporary radio’s top song.

Spun ~6,832 times during the October 16-22 tracking week (+46), “Treat You Better” enjoys a third week at #1 on the Mediabase Hot AC chart.

Credited with ~5,956 weekly plays (-114), Adele’s “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” enjoys a one-place rise to #2 on the chart. Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” drops a place to #3 thanks to a weekly spin count of ~5,950 (-270).

X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady” holds at #4 with ~5,563 tracking week spins (+121), while The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” rises one place to #5 on the strength of its ~4,919 weekly plays (+508).

Written by Brian Cantor

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