Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” Enjoys 5th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“Believer” continues its reign as the #1 song at hot adult contemporary radio.

Imagine Dragons on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” predictably spends another week atop the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Played ~6,748 times during the August 6-12 tracking week (-52), “Believer” earns a fifth week at #1.

Up two places, Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” grabs the runner-up spot. It received ~6,189 tracking week spins (+282).

Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay,” which received ~5,983 spins (-112), falls one spot to #3.

Also down one place, The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” takes #4 with ~5,650. Charlie Puth’s “Attention” rises one spot to #5; it garnered ~5,243 spins (+556).

Written by Brian Cantor

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