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Kesha’s “Praying” Yet Again Ranks As Hot Adult Contemporary Radio’s Most Added Song

Kesha’s new single continues to receive support from Hot AC radio programmers.

For the third straight week, Kesha’s “Praying” claims the top spot on the hot adult contemporary add board.

The acclaimed single won support from another 22 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week.

“Praying” is already one of the format’s Top 25 songs, and with support continuing to grow, it should have no trouble flying higher in the coming weeks.

Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still,” this week’s second-most added song, landed at 17 new stations.

Fall Out Boy’s “Champion” ranks as third-most added with 12 pickups, while an add count of 11 slots All-American Rejects’ “Sweat” as fourth-most added.

Each added by 11 stations, Fitz And The Tantrums’ “Fool” and Lights’ “Giants” tie for fifth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC radio options: Louis Tomlinson’s “Back To You (featuring Bebe Rexha & Digital Farm Animals)” (9 adds, 7th-most), The Script’s “Rain” (8 adds, 8th-most), All Time Low’s “Good Times” (7 adds, 9th-most, tie), and Katy Perry’s “Save As Draft” (7 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Brian Cantor

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