Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” Reach Hot AC Radio’s Top 15

Ariana Grande [Andrwe Lipovsky/NBC]

While it is done rising at the pop and rhythmic radio formats, Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj)” is still making gains at hot adult contemporary radio.

This week, it rises two places to a new peak of #14 on the Mediabase Hot AC chart.

“Side To Side” received ~2,593 spins during the January 22-28 tracking week, besting last week’s count by 40 spins.

Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” also moves into the Top 15 this week. Up three places, it takes #15 on the strength of its ~2,354 weekly plays (+429).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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