Meghan Trainor’s “No Excuses” Erupts As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“No Excuses” earns the top spot on this week’s hot adult contemporary radio add board.

Meghan Trainor - No Excuses | Epic

The new Meghan Trainor single received a predictably enthusiastic welcome at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 51 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, “No Excuses” convincingly ranks as the week’s most added song.

Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey’s “The Middle,” which won support from 12 new stations, takes second place on the add board.

Kelly Clarkson’s “I Don’t Think About You” follows in third with 10 new pickups, while an add count of 7 slots Selena Gomez x Marshmello’s “Wolves” in fourth.

James Bay’s “Wild Love” takes fifth place on the add board; it landed at 6 new stations.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel” (5 adds, 6th-most, tie), Niall Horan’s “On The Loose” (5 adds, 6th-most, tie), Andreas Moss’ “Lonely (featuring Melanie Pfirrman)” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie), Foster The People’s “Sit Next To Me” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie), Keala Settle’s “This Is Me” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie), Macklemore’s “Good Old Days (featuring Kesha)” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie), Rozzi’s “Never Over You” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie), Taylor Swift’s “Delicate” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie), and X Ambassadors’ “Ahead Of Myself” (4 adds, 8th-most, tie).


Written by Dolph Malone

Dolph Malone is a senior editor for Headline Planet and a key contributor to the music and television sectors of the publication.

An avid pop culture spectator, Dolph also helms Headline Planet's social media reporting. He, specifically, covers entertainment stories that are breaking in the key social networks.

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