Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey’s “The Middle” Celebrates 3rd Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“The Middle” continues its reign at hot adult contemporary radio.

Maren Morris in The Middle | Interscope

Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey’s “The Middle” retains the top spot at hot adult contemporary radio.

Played ~6,780 times during the May 6-12 tracking period (+44), “The Middle” enjoys a third week at #1 on the Mediabase Hot AC chart.

Up one place, Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” moves into #2 with ~6,442 spins (+236).

Bebe Rexha’s “Meant To Be (featuring Florida Georgia Line)” falls one spot to #3 with ~6,208 (-193), while a play count of ~5,156 (+128) lifts Maroon 5’s “Wait” one rung to #4.

Down one place, Ed Sheeran’s enduring “Perfect” settles for #5 with ~4,696 spins (-471).

Written by Brian Cantor

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