Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Stays #1 At Hot AC Radio; Niall Horan Enters Top 5

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Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You,” which spends a fourth week atop the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, tops a third consecutive hot adult contemporary listing.

“Shape Of You” received a format-leading ~7,387 spins during the March 5-11 tracking week. Up 173 spins from last week’s mark, the count bests that of the #2 song by nearly 1300 plays.

Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful,” again the #2 song, received ~6,102 spins during the official tracking period (-577).

ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” holds at #3 with ~5,901 (+274), while a spin count of ~5,170 (-387) keeps Adele’s “Water Under The Bridge” at #4.

Credited with ~5,142 tracking week spins (+183), Niall Horan’s “This Town” rises one spot to a new peak of #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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