Kesha’s “Praying” Reaches Top 15 At Hot AC Radio; P!nk, Calvin Harris, Liam Payne Singles Join Top 20

“Praying,” “What About Us,” “Feels,” and “Strip That Down” rise to new highs on this week’s hot adult contemporary chart.

Kesha on 8/10/17 Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Kesha’s “Praying,” P!nk’s “What About Us,” Calvin Harris’ “Feels (featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean),” and Liam Payne’s “Strip That Down (featuring Quavo)” climb to new highs on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary chart.

“Praying” enters the Top 15, while the latter three score Top 20 positions.

Played 2,617 times during the August 13-19 tracking week (+273), “Praying” rises two places to #15.

“What About Us,” which debuted at #23 on last week’s chart, rockets to #16 this week. It garnered 2,398 tracking week plays (+1,378).

Credited with 1,466 spins (+269), “Feels” rises three places to #18.

“Strip That Down” also ascends three places, in its case moving from #22-#19. It received 1,407 spins (+223).

Written by Brian Cantor

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