Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” Enjoys 3rd Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“Thunder” extends its reign over hot adult contemporary radio.

Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” spends another week as hot adult contemporary radio’s top song.

Played 6,679 times during the December 3-9 tracking period (-9), “Thunder” tops a third consecutive edition of the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Like last week, its closest competition comes from Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still.” The former #1 holds at #2 this week with 6,042 spins (-299).

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” concurrently rises two places to #3 with 5,877 (+356), while Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do (featuring SZA)” holds at #4 with 5,783 (+130).

Down two places, P!nk’s “What About Us” takes #5 with 5,416 spins (-461).

Written by Brian Cantor

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