Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

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Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” narrowly earns the most added honor at pop radio.

The latest “ANTI” single was picked up by another 35 Mediabase-monitored pop station this week.

Lady Gaga’s “Million Reasons,” the second-most added song, very closely trails with 34 adds. Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” takes third with 33 adds, while an add count of 32 slots OneRepublic’s “Kids” in fourth place.

Credited with 26 Mediabase-monitored pop adds, Alex da Kid’s “Not Easy (featuring X Ambassadors, Elle King & Wiz Khalifa)” ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Lukas Graham’s “You’re Not There” (25 adds, 6th-most), Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” (22 adds, 7th-most), Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” (18 adds, 8th-most), John Legend’s “Love Me Now” (17 adds, 9th-most), and Zara Larsson’s “Ain’t My Fault” (16 adds, 10th-most).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Bad Things (MGK x Camila Cabello), You’re Not There (Lukas Graham)
New York – 103.5 KTU –
New York – 92.3 AMP – Phone Down (Lost Kings ft. Emily Warren), Freal Luv (Far East Movement x Marshmello), Rise N Shine (Eva Shaw)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – You’re Not There (Lukas Graham)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Words (Daya), Water Under The Bridge (Adele)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP –

Chicago – B96 – Gone (Afrojack ft. Ty Dolla $ign), Ain’t My Fault (Zara Larsson), Blow Your Mind (Dua Lipa), All We Know (The Chainsmokers ft. Phoebe Ryan)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – You’re Not There (Lukas Graham), Ain’t My Fault (Zara Larsson), Faith (Stevie Wonder ft. Ariana Grande)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Sexual (Neiked), Blow Your Mind (Dua Lipa), Caroline (Amine)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Sexual (Neiked), Fake Love (Drake)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Kids (OneRepublic)
Dallas – 103.7 KVIL – True Disaster (Tove Lo), Mercy (Shawn Mendes), JuJu On That Beat (Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – You’re Not There (Lukas Graham), Mercy (Shawn Mendes)

Written by Brian Cantor

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