Niall Horan’s “On The Loose” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“On The Loose” claims the top position on this week’s pop radio add board.

Niall Horan - On The Loose | Capitol

Niall Horan’s new single “On The Loose” officially impacted pop radio this week.

Unsurprisingly, it received a warm welcome at the format.

Picked up by 56 Mediabase-monitored stations, “On The Loose” ranks as pop radio’s most added song.

Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something (featuring Chris Stapleton),” which won support from 32 new stations, earns second place on the add board. An add count of 32 slots Marshmello & Anne-Marie’s “FRIENDS” in third place.

Each added by 24 stations, Drake’s “God’s Plan,” Sean Paul & David Guetta’s “Mad Love (featuring Becky G)” and Why Don’t We’s “Trust Fund Baby” tie for fourth.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” (22 adds, 7th-most), Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF” (19 adds, 8th-most, tie), Foster The People’s “Sit Next To Me” (19 adds, 8th-most, tie), Bazzi’s “Mine” (18 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Major Market/Station Adds:
New York – Z100 – On The Loose (Niall Horan), Savior (Iggy Azalea ft. Quavo), Trust Fund Baby (Why Don’t We)
New York – 103.5 KTU –

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – On The Loose (Niall Horan)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Trust Fund Baby (Why Don’t We)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Mine (Bazzi), Sky Walker (Miguel ft. Travi$ Scott), Lemon (N.E.R.D & Rihanna)

Chicago – B96 – Savior (Iggy Azalea ft. Quavo), Mine (Bazzi)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS –

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – No Roots (Alice Merton), IDGAF (Dua Lipa), Merengue (Kent Jones), FRIENDS (Marshmello & Anne-Marie)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Mine (Bazzi), IDGAF (Dua Lipa), Curious (Hayley Kiyoko), Whatever It Takes (Imagine Dragons), FRIENDS (Marshmello & Anne-Marie)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Whatever It Takes (Imagine Dragons), Say Something (Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – On The Loose (Niall Horan), IDGAF (Dua Lipa), God’s Plan (Drake), Trust Fund Baby (Why Don’t We)

Sirius XM – Hits 1 – This Is Me (Keala Settle), Young Dumb & Broke (Khalid)

Written by Brian Cantor

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