Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” Repeats As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“Perfect” tops a second straight hot adult contemporary radio add board.

Ed Sheeran on GMA | Paula Lobo/ABC

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” topped last week’s hot adult contemporary radio add board.

It earns the same distinction this week.

Sheeran’s ballad won support from another 26 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week. The count comfortably ranks as the week’s best.

U2’s “You’re The Best Thing About Me,” which takes second place, landed at 15 new stations.

Picked up by 13 stations, Cheat Codes’ “No Promises (featuring Demi Lovato)” ranks as third-most added. Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” takes fourth place with 12 adds, while an add count of 10 positions ZAYN’s “Dusk Till Dawn (featuring Sia)” in fifth.

Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” which landed at 9 new stations, grabs sixth place on this week’s Hot AC add board.

Each added by 7 stations, Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry,” MAX’s “Lights Down Low (featuring gnash),” OneRepublic’s “Rich Love (featuring SeeB),” and Taylor Swift’s “…Ready For It?” tie for seventh.

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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