X Ambassadors’ “Ahead Of Myself” Enters Top 40 At Hot AC Radio; Imagine Dragons, Post Malone Re-Enter

“Ahead Of Myself,” “Whatever It Takes” and “rockstar” rise at hot adult contemporary radio.

X Ambassadors on LNSM | Lloyd Bishop/NBC

X Ambassadors’ “Ahead Of Myself” launched at alternative radio last summer.

It is now beginning to attract interest at hot adult contemporary.

It, in fact, earns a Top 40 position on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary chart.

Played 226 times during the January 7-13 tracking period (+29), “Ahead Of Myself” earns #40 on this week’s chart.

It was below last week’s listing at #44.

— As “Ahead Of Myself” enters the Top 40, Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” and Post Malone’s “rockstar (featuring 21 Savage)” re-enter.

“Whatever It Takes” rises six places to #37 on this week’s listing. It received 248 tracking period plays (+33).

“rockstar” concurrently climbs two spots to #39. It posted a tracking period play count of 237 (+5).

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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