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Backstreet Boys’ “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” Repeats As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” tops a second consecutive pop radio add board.

Last week, Backstreet Boys’ “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” tied Selena Gomez’ “Back To You” and Jennifer Lopez’ “Dinero (featuring DJ Khaled & Cardi B)” for the most added honor at pop radio.

This week, it claims that honor all to itself.

“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” won support from another 37 Mediabase-monitored pop stations this week.

Each added by 18 stations, BTS’ “Fake Love” and the aforementioned “Dinero” tie for second place.

Dennis Lloyd’s “Nevermind” ranks as fourth-most added with 17 pickups, while 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” and Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin’s “I Like It” tie for fifth with 15 adds.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Julia Michaels’ “Jump (featuring Trippie Redd)” (12 adds, 7th-most), Drake’s “Nice For What” (10 adds, 8th-most), Sam Smith’s “Pray (featuring Logic)” (9 adds, 9th-most, tie), and ZAYN’s “Let Me” (9 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Major Market/Station Adds:
New York – Z100 – This Is America (Childish Gambino)
New York – 103.5 KTU –

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Sangria Wine (Pharrell Williams x Camila Cabello)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP –

Chicago – B96 – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Backstreet Boys), Youngblood (5SOS), All Night (Big Boi), Back To You (Selena Gomez)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Home With You (Madison Beer)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Fake Love (BTS), Sangria Wine (Pharrell Williams x Camila Cabello), You Can Cry (Marshmello & Juicy J ft. James Arthur), Dinero (Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Sangria Wine (Pharrell Williams x Camila Cabello), Team (Noah Cyrus & Max), Solo (Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Backstreet Boys)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – I Like It (Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin), Girls (Rita Ora ft. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX)

Sirius XM – Hits 1 – Nevermind (Dennis Lloyd), Youngblood (5SOS), I Like It (Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin)
Radio Disney – Fake Love (BTS)

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