Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” Spends 4th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“Believer” continues its reign as hot adult contemporary’s top song.

Imagine Dragons on Kimmel | Randy Holmes/ABC

As it moves into the Top 5 at pop radio, Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” retains the top spot at hot adult contemporary.

Played ~6,800 times during the July 30-August 5 tracking week (+145), “Believer” enjoys a fourth week at #1 on the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Its closest competition comes from Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay,” which rises one place to #2. The former pop radio #1 received ~6,095 spins this week (+44).

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” slips one spot to #3 with ~5,941 (-148), while Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” holds at #4 with ~5,907 (+475).

Credited with ~5,011 tracking week spins (-19), Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” enjoys another week at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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