Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

Shawn Mendes [Bell/Much]

Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” was last week’s second-most added song at pop radio.

This week, it earns the most added distinction.

The second “Illuminate” single was added by another 33 Mediabase-monitored pop stations this week.

Picked up by 22 stations in conjunction with this week’s impact, Maty Noyes’ “In My Mind” follows as second-most added. Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” takes third with 20 new adds, while an add count of 19 slots Maroon 5’s “Don’t Wanna Know (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” in fourth place.

D.R.A.M.’s “Broccoli (featuring Lil Yachty),” which received 17 pickups, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop options: Cashmere Cat’s “Trust Nobody (featuring Selena Gomez & Tory Lanez)” (15 adds, 6th-most, tie), Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” (15 adds, 6th-most, tie), John Legend’s “Love Me Now” (14 adds, 8th-most, tie), Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha’s “In The Name Of Love” (14 adds, 8th-most, tie), and MGK & Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” (14 adds, 8th-most, tie).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Mercy (Shawn Mendes), That’s My Girl (Fifth Harmony)
New York – 103.5 KTU – Gold (kiiara), Heathens (twenty one pilots)
New York – 92.3 AMP – Bad Things (MGK x Camila Cabello), Crazy Love (Audien ft. Debs Daughter)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Mercy (Shawn Mendes), Bad things (MGK x Camila Cabello), In The Name Of Love (Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Blow Your Mind (Dua Lipa)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Don’t Wanna Know (Maroon 5 ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Chicago – B96 – Greenlight (Pitbull ft. Flo Rida & LunchMoney Lewis), Bailar (Deorro ft. Pitbull & Elvis Crespo)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – In My Mind (Maty Noyes), Love On The Brain (Rihanna)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – In My Mind (Maty Noyes), Love On The Brain (Rihanna), Phone Down (Lost Kings ft. Emily Warren)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Bad Things (MGK x Camila Cabello), Blow Your Mind (Dua Lipa), Love On The Brain (Rihanna)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – The Greatest (Sia ft. Kendrick Lamar)
Dallas – 103.7 KVIL – Bad Things (MGK x Camila Cabello), Capsize (Frenship + Emily Warren)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Blow Your Mind (Dua Lipa), All Time Low (Jon Bellion), JuJu On That Beat (Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall)

Written by Brian Cantor

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