Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Spends 3rd Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“TNHMB” extends its reign as hot adult contemporary radio’s top song.

Shawn Mendes on Fallon [Andrew Lipovsky/NBC]

Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” recently spent two weeks as pop radio’s #1 song.

This week, it officially achieves a longer reign at hot adult contemporary.

Played ~6,626 times during the September 3-9 tracking week (+53), “There’s Nothing” enjoys a third week atop the Mediabase Hot AC airplay chart.

Its closest competition again comes from Imagine Dragons’ “Believer,” which holds at #2 on the strength of ~6,232 spins (-143).

Credited with ~5,925 plays (+97), Charlie Puth’s “Attention” spends another week at #3. Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” rises two spots to #4 with ~5,041 spins (+371), while a spin count of ~4,746 (+598) lifts Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” four places to #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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Dustin Lynch’s “Small Town Boy” Reaches #1 On Mediabase Country Radio Chart

DJ Khaled, Rihanna & Bryson Tiller’s “Wild Thoughts” Earns 8th Week As Rhythmic’s #1 Song