Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” Celebrates 6th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“Thunder” claims #1 on the final hot adult contemporary chart of 2017.

Imagine Dragons’ multi-format smash “Thunder” remains the biggest song at hot adult contemporary radio.

Played ~6,713 times during the December 24-30 tracking period (=), “Thunder” celebrates a sixth week atop the Mediabase Hot AC airplay chart.

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect,” which received ~6,434 spins (+160), spends another week in the runner-up position.

Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do (featuring SZA)” stays put at #3 with ~5,787 spins (-25), while a spin count of ~5,339 (-180) gives Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” another week at #4.

Up one place, Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug)” grabs the #5 position. The song, which is #1 on the pop and rhythmic charts, received ~4,741 spins at Hot AC (+147).

Written by Brian Cantor

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