Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey’s “The Middle” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“The Middle” unsurprisingly tops this week’s pop radio add board.

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Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey’s “The Middle” received a considerable amount of impact week support at pop radio.

Picked up by 82 Mediabase-monitored pop stations, “The Middle” ranks as the format’s most added song.

“The Middle” debuted at #40 on this past week’s pop radio airplay chart. The new support — as well as momentum from Sunday’s Grammy Awards exposure — should help it continue its rapid climb.

Drake’s “God’s Plan” takes second place on this week’s add board. The streaming sensation landed on 53 pop radio playlists this week.

Troye Sivan’s “MY MY MY” follows in third place with 34 adds, while an add count of 28 positions Maroon 5’s “Wait” at #4 on the add board.

Kesha’s “Woman (featuring The Dap-Kings Horns),” which won support from 11 new stations, takes fifth place.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: BTS’ “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki remix ft. Desiigner)” (11 adds, 6th-most), Bebe Rexha’s “Meant To Be (featuring Florida Georgia Line)” (9 adds, 7th-most, tie), Fall Out Boy’s “Hold Me Tight Or Don’t” (9 adds, 7th-most, tie), Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” (9 adds, 7th-most, tie), Kendrick Lamar’s “LOVE. (featuring Zacari)” (9 adds, 7th-most, tie), and N.E.R.D & Rihanna’s “Lemon” (9 adds, 7th-most, tie).

Major Market/Station Adds:
New York – Z100 – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey), God’s Plan (Drake)
New York – 103.5 KTU – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – MY MY MY (Troye Sivan), Tell Me You Love Me (Demi Lovato), Lights Down Low (MAX ft. gnash)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Wait (Maroon 5)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey), God’s Plan (Drake), Curious (Hayley Kiyoko)

Chicago – B96 – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey), Sick Boy (The Chainsmokers), Wait (Maroon 5)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey), This Is Me (Kesha), Whatever It Takes (Imagine Dragons), God’s Plan (Drake)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey), Lemon (N.E.R.D & Rihanna)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Hold Me Tight Or Don’t (Fall Out Boy)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey), Lights Down Low (MAX ft. gnash)

Sirius XM – Hits 1 – The Middle (Zedd/Maren Morris/Grey)

Written by Brian Cantor

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