5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Want You Back” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

The new 5SOS single predictably tops this week’s pop radio add board.

5 Seconds Of Summer - Want You Back | Capitol

Pop radio is evidently excited to have 5 Seconds Of Summer back.

Picked up by 66 Mediabase-monitored pop stations, the band’s new single “Want You Back” ranks as the format’s most added song.

Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF” and Kendrick Lamar & SZA’s “All The Stars” also had big weeks from an add standpoint. “IDGAF” ranks as second-most added with pickups from 54 stations. “All The Stars,” which landed at 48 stations, takes third place on the add board.

Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” follows in fourth with 40 adds, while an add count of 29 slots Post Malone’s “Psycho (featuring Ty Dolla $ign)” as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Drake’s “God’s Plan” (28 adds, 6th-most), Marshmello & Anne-Marie’s “FRIENDS” (28 adds, 6th-most), Bazzi’s “Mine” (26 adds, 8th-most), Niall Horan’s “On The Loose” (23 adds, 9th-most), Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel” (12 adds, 10th-most, tie) and Why Don’t We’s “Trust Fund Baby” (12 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Major Market/Station Adds:
New York – Z100 – Want You Back (5SOS), Whatever It Takes (Imagine Dragons), All The Stars (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)
New York – 103.5 KTU –

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Want You Back (5SOS), Psycho (Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign)
Los Angeles – Radio Disney – Want You Back (5SOS)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – All The Stars (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)

Chicago – B96 – Want You Back (5SOS), FRIENDS (Marshmello & Anne-Marie)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Want You Back (5SOS), IDGAF (Dua LIpa)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Want You Back (5SOS), On The Loose (Niall Horan), Mad Love (Sean Paul & David Guetta ft. Becky G)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Want You Back (5SOS), Sober (G-Eazy ft. Charlie Puth), On The Loose (Niall Horan), Lights Down Low (MAX ft. gnash), Mad Love (Sean Paul & David Guetta ft. Becky G)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – God’s Plan (Drake), On The Loose (Niall Horan), FRIENDS (Marshmello & Anne-Marie)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Mine (Bazzi), Make Me Feel (Janelle Monae), FRIENDS (Marshmello & Anne-Marie), Lemon (N.E.R.D & Rihanna), Psycho (Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign)

Sirius XM – Hits 1 – Want You Back (5SOS), On The Loose (Niall Horan), These Days (Rudimental ft. Jess Glynne & Macklemore), Pray For Me (The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar)

Written by Brian Cantor

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