Halsey’s New “Now Or Never” Earns Most-Added Honor At Pop Radio

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By the time this week’s add board closed, 54 Mediabase-monitored pop radio stations had confirmed their support for Halsey’s brand new single “Now Or Never.”

The count positions “Now Or Never” as the week’s most added song.

The list of 54 initial supporters includes major market stations like New York’s Z100 and Los Angeles’ 102.7 KIIS FM.

Each added by 43 stations, Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best (featuring Hailee Steinfeld)” and ZAYN’s “Still Got Time (featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR)” tie for second place. Drake’s “Passionfruit” takes fourth with 36 pickups, while a count of 23 positions KYLE”S “iSpy (featuring Lil Yachty)” as the week’s fifth-most added song.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: David Guetta’s “Light My Body Up (featuring Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne)” (20 adds, 6th-most), Hey Violet’s “Break My Heart” (18 adds, 7th-most), Ed Sheeran’s “Castle On The Hill” (17 adds, 8th-most), Calvin Harris’ “Slide (featuring Frank Ocean & Migos)” (15 adds, 9th-most), and Olivia Holt’s “History” (14 adds, 10th-most).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Now Or Never (Halsey), No Promises (Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato), Weak (AJR), Castle On The Hill (Ed Sheeran)
New York – 103.5 KTU – Scared To Be Lonely (Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa)
New York – 92.3 AMP – Human (Rag’n’Bone Man), Redbone (Childish Gambino), Light My Body Up (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne), Unforgettable (French Montana ft. Swae Lee)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Now Or Never (Halsey), iSpy (KYLE ft. Lil Yachty), Slide (Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Now Or Never (Halsey)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Obsession (Vice ft. Jon Bellion)

Chicago – B96 – Still Got Time (ZAYN ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Now Or Never (Halsey), Break My Heart (Hey Violet), Human (Rag’n’Bone Man)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Light My Body Up (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne), Redbone (Childish Gambino), No Promise (Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Heatstroke (Calvin Harris ft. Young Thug, Pharrell & Ariana Grande), Redbone (Childish Gambino), At My Best (MGK ft. Hailee Steinfeld)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Touch (Little Mix), I Love You (Axwell & Ingrosso ft. Kid Ink), All Night (Chance The Rapper ft. Knox Fortune), Selfish (Future ft. Rihanna), iSpy (KYLE ft. Lil Yachty)
Dallas – 103.7 AMP – Body Like A Back Road (Sam Hunt), Still Got Time (ZAYN ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR), Light My Body Up (David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne), Congratulations (Post Malone ft. Quavo)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Now Or Never (Halsey), Castle On The Hill (Ed Sheeran), Passionfruit (Drake)

Written by Brian Cantor

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