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

Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” continues to win support at hot adult contemporary radio.

[Photo: Niall Horan on New Year's Rockin' Eve | Matt Brown/ABC]

Last week, Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” ranked as hot adult contemporary radio’s second-most added song.

This week, it earns the top spot on the format’s add board.

“Slow Hands” won support from another 20 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week. The count gives “Slow Hands” the edge over Miley Cyrus’ new “Malibu,” which takes second place on the strength of 17 adds.

Each added by 15 new stations, Charlie Puth’s “Attention” and Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” tie for third. Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls” lands in fifth with 13 adds.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Lady Gaga’s “The Cure” (9 adds, 6th-most), Train’s “Drink Up” (8 adds, 7th-most, tie), Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” (8 adds, 7th-most, tie), DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One (featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)” (6 adds, 9th-most, tie), and Kygo x Selena Gomez’ “It Ain’t Me” (6 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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