Adele’s “Water Under The Bridge” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

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Like it does at hot adult contemporary, Adele’s “Water Under The Bridge” claims the top spot on the weekly pop radio add board.

The fourth “25” single was picked up by 43 Mediabase-monitored stations in conjunction with this week’s official impact.

Added by another 26 stations, Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” takes second place. Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” ranks as third-most added with 23 pickups, while Tove Lo’s “True Disaster” takes fourth on the strength of its 22 adds.

Credited with 21 adds each, Alicia Keys’ “Blended Family (featuring A$AP Rocky),” Lukas Graham’s “You’re Not There,” and Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles (featuring Gucci Mane)” tie for fifth.

Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” registers as eighth-most added with 20 pickups, while add counts of 15 slot Daya’s “Words” and Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall’s “JuJu On That Beat” in a tie for ninth.

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Water Under The Bridge (Adele), Body Moves (DNCE), Capsize (Frenship + Emily Warren)
New York – 103.5 KTU –
New York – 92.3 AMP – Rockabye (Clean Bandit ft. Anne-Marie & Sean Paul), Black Beatles (Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Water Under The Bridge (Adele)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Million Reasons (Lady Gaga), Shout Out To My Ex (Little Mix), JuJu On That Beat (Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP –

Chicago – B96 – Unsteady (X Ambassadors), Love On The Brain (Rihanna), Perfect Strangers (Jonas Blue ft. JP Cooper), Black Beatles (Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Words (Daya), True Disaster (Tove Lo), Bad Things (MGK x Camila Cabello)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Versace On The Floor (Bruno Mars), #1 (Dev ft. Nef The Pharaoh), Fake Love (Drake), Kids (OneRepublic), Black Beatles (Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Caroline (Amine), In My Mind (Maty Noyes), #1 (Dev ft. Nef The Pharaoh), Versace On The Floor (Bruno Mars), Black Beatles (Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Bad Things (MGK x Camila Cabello), Unsteady (X Ambassadors)
Dallas – 103.7 KVIL – Water Under The Bridge (Adele), All Time Low (Jon Bellion)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Guys My Age (Hey Violet), Black Beatles (Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane)

Written by Brian Cantor

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