Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” Remains #1 At Hot AC Radio; Shawn Mendes Joins Top 5

Imagine Dragons’ alternative crossover spends a second week atop the hot adult contemporary chart.

Imagine Dragons on Kimmel | Randy Holmes/ABC

Last week, Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” reached #1 on the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

This week, it retains the throne.

Played ~6,541 times during the July 16-22 tracking week (+137), “Believer” celebrates a second week at #1.

Its closest competition again comes from The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This,” which holds at #2 thanks to a spin count of ~6,206 (+22).

Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” stays at #3 with ~5,841 plays (+266), while a spin count of ~5,115 (-193) keeps Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” at #4.

Up two places, Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” earns #5 with ~5,021 plays (+283).

Written by Brian Cantor

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