Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” Earns 6th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

The Imagine Dragons hit remains #1 on the hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Imagine Dragons on GMA | Paula Lobo/ABC

Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” adds another week to its reign as hot adult contemporary radio’s top song.

Played 6,652 times during the August 13-19 tracking week (-96), “Believer” earns a 6th week at #1.

Its closest competition again comes from Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” which received ~6,422 tracking week spins (+233).

Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” holds at #3 with ~5,790 (-193), while a spin count of ~5,474 (-176) keeps The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” at #4.

Credited with ~5,449 spins (+206), Charlie Puth’s “Attention” stays at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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