Alex Da Kid, Shawn Mendes, Kelly Clarkson Reach Hot AC Radio’s Top 60

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Like it does at pop radio, Alex Da Kid’s “Not Easy (featuring X Ambassadors, Elle King & Wiz Khalifa)” moves into the Top 60 at hot adult contemporary.

Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” and Kelly Clarkson’s “It’s Quiet Uptown” also earn Top 60 positions at the Hot AC format.

Played 99 times during the November 6-12 tracking week, “Not Easy” ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #55 song. It was #75 last week.

Up eight places, Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” takes #58. The song received 79 spins during the official tracking week.

Kelly Clarkson’s “It’s Quiet Uptown,” which was outside the Top 100 last week, earns #60 this week. The “Hamilton Mixtape” single garnered 66 weekly Hot AC spins.

Written by Brian Cantor

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