Shawn Mendes Joins Top 15 At Hot AC Radio; Niall Horan, Miley Cyrus Enter Top 25

“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” “Slow Hands,” and “Malibu” enjoy gains at hot adult contemporary radio.

Shawn Mendes on The Talk [Bonnie Osborne/CBS]

Like it does at pop radio, Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” joins the Top 15 at hot adult contemporary.

Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” and Miley Cyrus’ “Malibu” meanwhile reach the Top 25 on Mediabase’s Hot AC chart.

Up one spot, “There’s Nothing” takes #15 on this week’s listing. It received 2,504 spins during the May 21-27 tracking week (+453).

Played 1,018 times during the tracking period (+285), “Slow Hands” climbs three spots to #23.

“Malibu,” which received 879 spins (+432), rises seven places to #25.

Written by Brian Cantor

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