Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” Earns #1 On Hot Adult Contemporary Radio Chart

“Perfect” dethrones “Thunder” to claim #1 at hot adult contemporary radio.

Ed Sheeran | Photo - Mark Surridge / Atlantic Records

In addition to claiming #1 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” improves to #1 on the hot adult contemporary listing.

Up one place from last week’s position, “Perfect” dethrones Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder.” That tune, which spent seven weeks in the top slot, falls to #2 this week.

“Perfect” garnered 7,031 spins during the January 7-13 tracking period. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 265 plays.

“Thunder” posted a tracking period play count of 6,934 (-23).

Credited with 5,736 spins (-200), Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do (featuring SZA)” holds at #3.

Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug)” rises one spot to #4 with 5,594 spins (+514), while a spin count of 5,318 (-170) brings Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” down to #5.


Written by Charles Suchs

Charles Suchs is a news reporter and chart analyst for Headline Planet.

While he contributes to all sections of the publication, he devotes specific attention to tracking radio charts and promotional strategies.

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