Shawn Mendes, Lady Gaga, Kaleo, We The Kings & Elena Coats Reach Hot AC Radio’s Top 40

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Four songs crack the Top 40 on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” leads the charge, rising eleven places to #37. The second “Illuminate” single received 394 spins during the November 20-26 tracking week (+196).

Credited with 392 weekly spins (+95), Lady Gaga’s “Million Reasons” rises four spots to #38.

Kaleo’s “Way Down We Go” follows at #39. The song, which was #46 last week, received 316 spins this week (+105).

We The Kings’ “Sad Song (featuring Elena Coats)” is the fourth addition to the Top 40. Up four places, it takes #40 on the strength of its 303 weekly spins (+26).

Written by Brian Cantor

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