The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” Reaches #1 At Hot AC Radio

“Something Just Like This” reaches #1 at a second radio format.

The Chainsmokers [Brian Friedman for iHeartMedia]

While it falls from #1 at pop radio, The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” climbs to #1 at another format.

Up one place, “Something Just Like This” takes #1 on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

The song received ~6,574 spins during the May 21-27 tracking week, besting last week’s mark by 179 plays.

James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go,” which reached #1 last week, falls to #2 on the new chart. It received ~6,489 tracking period plays (-105).

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” holds at #3 with ~6,185 (-179), while Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” keeps #4 on the strength of its ~5,823 plays (-308).

Up one spot, Ed Sheeran’s “Castle On The Hill” takes #5 with ~4,619 (+260).

Written by Brian Cantor

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