Ed Sheeran Reaches Top 20 At Hot AC Radio; Harry Styles, Kygo & Selena Gomez Top 25

“Castle On The Hill,” “Sign Of The Times,” and “It Ain’t Me” rise to new peaks on the hot adult contemporary chart.

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Ed Sheeran’s “Castle On The Hill,” which moves into the Top 25 at pop radio, cracks the Top 20 at hot adult contemporary.

Up four places, the “Divide” single earns #18 on this week’s Mediabase Hot AC chart.

It received 2,204 spins during the April 16-22 tracking week, besting last week’s mark by an impressive 720. Only The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” enjoyed a greater weekly gain.

— As “Castle” joins the Top 20 at hot adult contemporary, Harry Styles’ “Sign Of The Times” and Kygo x Selena Gomez’ “It Ain’t Me” join the Top 25.

“Sign Of The Times,” which received 1,401 tracking week spins (+612), rises seven spots to #21.

Up four places from last week’s position, “It Ain’t Me” directly follows at #22. It received 1,337 spins (+411).

Written by Brian Cantor

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