Justin Timberlake’s “Filthy” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

The new Timberlake single earns the top spot on this week’s hot adult contemporary add board.

Justin Timberlake | RCA Press Photo by Ryan McGinley

Justin Timberlake’s new single “Filthy” received a predictably warm welcome at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 57 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, “Filthy” ranks as the format’s most added song.

The remix of Bruno Mars’ “Finesse (featuring Cardi B)” takes second place on the add board. It landed at 31 stations.

Maroon 5’s “Wait” takes third place with 23 pickups, while an add count of 14 positions Bruno Mars’ solo version of “Finesse” in fourth place.

Taylor Swift’s “End Game (featuring Ed Sheeran & Future),” which landed at another 12 stations, earns fifth place on the add board.

This week’s notable Hot AC options: Alice Merton’s “No Roots” (6 adds, 6th-most, tie), Bebe Rexha’s “Meant To Be (featuring Florida Georgia Line)” (6 adds, 6th-most, tie), Foster The People’s “Sit Next To Me” (5 adds, 8th-most, tie), James Arthur’s “Naked” (5 adds, 8th-most, tie) and Vance Joy’s “Lay It On Me” (5 adds, 8th-most, tie).

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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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