Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

Horan’s new single claims the top spot on this week’s pop radio add board.

Niall Horan on Corden [Photo: CBS]

Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” received a considerable amount of support in conjunction with this week’s pop radio impact.

Picked up by 84 Mediabase-monitored stations, “Slow Hands” convincingly ranks as pop radio’s most added song.

Its add count more than doubles that of the next-most added song.

DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One (featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne),” that song, won support from another 37 stations this week.

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” follows in third with 32 pickups, while an add count of 27 slots Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” in fourth place.

Picked up 26 stations, Charlie Puth’s “Attention” ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls” (19 adds, 6th-most), Lady Gaga’s “The Cure” (18 adds, 7th-most, tie), Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa’s “Scared To Be Lonely” (18 adds, 7th-most, tie), Katy Perry’s “Bon Appetit (featuring Migos)” (16 adds, 9th-most), Ed Sheeran’s “Castle On The Hill” (12 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” (12 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Slow Hands (Niall Horan), Swalla (Jason Derulo ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign), Believer (Imagine Dragons), Stay Together (Noah Cyrus)
New York – 103.5 KTU –
New York – 92.3 AMP – Ciao Adios (Anne-Marie), Most Girls (Hailee Steinfeld)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Slow Hands (Niall Horan), Redbone (Childish Gambino)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Slow Hands (Niall Horan), Believer (Imagine Dragons)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Most Girls (Hailee Steinfeld)

Chicago – B96 – Slow Hands (Niall Horan), Symphony (Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson), Despacito (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber), Most Girls (Hailee Steinfeld), At My Best (Machine Gun Kelly ft. Hailee Steinfeld)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Slow Hands (Niall Horan), Believer (Imagine Dragons)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Slow Hands (Niall Horan)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Slow Hands (Niall Horan)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 –
Dallas – 103.7 AMP – I’m The One (DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance & Lil Wayne)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Slow Hands (Niall Horan), Humble (Kendrick Lamar), Human (Rag’n’Bone Man)

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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