Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

The new single from Sheeran’s “Divide” tops this week’s pop radio add board.

Ed Sheeran on GMA | Paula Lobo/ABC

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” predictably received a warm welcome from pop radio in conjunction with this week’s official impact.

Picked up by 57 Mediabase-monitored pop stations, the “Divide” ballad ranks as this week’s most added song.

Post Malone’s “rockstar (featuring 21 Savage)” takes second place on the pop radio add board. The song, which also officially impacted this week, won support from 46 stations.

Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug)” takes third place with adds from 37 new stations, while an add count of 35 slots Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” in fourth.

Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso’s “Let Me Go (featuring Florida Georgia Line & watt),” which landed at 30 new stations, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Nick Jonas’ “Find You” (29 adds, 6th-most), Taylor Swift’s “…Ready For It?” (27 adds, 7th-most), Khalid’s “Young Dumb & Broke” (26 adds, 8th-most), Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” (24 adds, 9th-most), and Dua Lipa’s “New Rules” (17 adds, 10th-most).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – Perfect (Ed Sheeran), Rockstar (Post Malone ft. 21 Savage), Dusk Till Dawn (ZAYN ft. Sia)
New York – 103.5 KTU –
New York – 92.3 AMP – Rockstar (Post Malone ft. 21 Savage), A Different Way (DJ Snake ft. Lauv), Silence (Marshmello & Khalid)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Perfect (Ed Sheeran), Thunder (Imagine Dragons), Eyes Closed (In Real Life)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – No Promises (Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato), Find You (Nick Jonas)

Chicago – B96 – Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Havana (Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug), Thunder (Imagine Dragons), Why (Sabrina Carpenter)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Perfect (Ed Sheeran), Rockstar (Post Malone ft. 21 Savage), Dusk Till Dawn (ZAYN ft. Sia), Find You (Nick Jonas), A Different Way (DJ Snake ft. Lauv), Let You Down (NF)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Rockstar (Post Malone ft. 21 Savage), Let Me Go (Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso ft. Florida Georgia Line & watt)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Havana (Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug), Thunder (Imagine Dragons), Young Dumb & Broke (Khalid), Know No Better (Major Lazer ft. Travi$ Scott, Camila Cabello & Quavo), Too Good At Goodbyes (Sam Smith)
Dallas – 103.7 AMP – Find You (Nick Jonas)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Perfect (Ed Sheeran), Havana (Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug), Find You (Nick Jonas), Ready For It (Taylor Swift)

Written by Brian Cantor

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