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Kesha’s “Praying” Again Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“Praying” continues to win support at hot adult contemporary radio.

Last week, Kesha’s “Praying” tied Katy Perry’s “Save As Draft” for most added at hot adult contemporary radio.

This week, it earns the distinction outright.

Picked up by another 25 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, “Praying” again ranks as the format’s most added song.

Bruno Mars’ “Versace On The Floor” and Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber),” which each received 11 adds, tie for second.

“Save As Draft” takes fourth with 10 adds, while Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still,” James Arthur’s “Can I Be Him,” and All-American Rejects’ “Sweat” tie for fifth with 8 a piece.

Each added by 6 stations, All Time Low’s “Good Times,” Fitz & The Tantrums’ “Fool,” and Halsey’s “Now Or Never” tie for eighth.

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