James Arthur’s “Can I Be Him” Enters Top 40 At Hot AC Radio; DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” Top 50

“Can I Be Him” and “Wild Thoughts” reach new peaks at the hot adult contemporary format.

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The follow-up to James Arthur’s #1 hot adult contemporary hit “Say You Won’t Let Go” is now inside the format’s Top 40.

Played 277 times during the July 2-8 tracking week (+107), Arthur’s “Can I Be Him” earns #39 on Mediabase’s Hot AC airplay chart. It was below last week’s chart at #48.

— As “Can I Be Him” joins the Top 40, DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts (featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)” enters the Top 50.

Up ten places, “Wild Thoughts” ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #47 song. It received 145 tracking week spins (+44).

Written by Brian Cantor

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