Eminem & Ed Sheeran’s “River” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“River” tops the first pop radio add board of 2018.

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The first pop radio add report of 2018 has been released, and Eminem’s “River (featuring Ed Sheeran)” convincingly earns the most added honor.

“River” won support from 83 Mediabase-monitored pop stations this week. The count nearly doubles that of the next-most added song.

G-Eazy & Halsey’s “Him & I,” that song, landed at 45 new stations.

Camila Cabello’s “Never Be The Same” earns third place with 41 pickups, while an add count of 35 slots Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me” in fourth.

Kendrick Lamar’s “LOVE. (featuring Zacari),” which won support from 33 stations, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Sofi Tukker’s “Best Friend (featuring NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno)” (30 adds, 6th-most), BTS’ “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix featuring Desiigner)” (29 adds, 7th-most), Clean Bandit’s “I Miss You (featuring Julia Michaels)” (17 adds, 8th-most, tie), Louis Tomlinson’s “Miss You” (17 adds, 8th-most, tie), and Taylor Swift’s “End Game (featuring Ed Sheeran & Future)” (15 adds, 10th-most).

Major Market Adds:
New York – Z100 – River (Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran)
New York – 103.5 KTU – A Little Work (Fergie), Him & I (G-Eazy & Halsey)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Let Me Go (Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso ft. FGL & Watt), Woman (Kesha ft. The Dap-Kings Horns)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney –
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Never Be The Same (Camila Cabello), Him & I (G-Eazy & Halsey), Good Old Days (Macklemore ft. Kesha), Let You Down (NF)

Chicago – B96 – River (Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran), I Miss You (Clean Bandit ft. Julia Michaels)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS –

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – River (Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran), Home (MGK, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha), One Foot (Walk The Moon), Wait (Maroon 5), I Fall Apart (Post Malone)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – River (Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran), Miss You (Louis Tomlinson), Feels Great (Cheat Codes ft. Fetty Wap & CVBZ), Wait (Maroon 5), Meant To Be (Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Never Be The Same (Camila Cabello), LOVE. (Kendrick Lamar ft. Zacari), Best Friend (Sofi Tukker ft. NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Never Be The Same (Camila Cabello)

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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