Alessia Cara’s “Growing Pains” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“Growing Pains” earns the top spot on this week’s pop radio add board.

Alessia Cara on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Alessia Cara’s new single predictably received a warm welcome at pop radio.

Entitled “Growing Pains,” the song landed at 112 Mediabase-monitored pop stations in conjunction with this week’s official impact. It easily ranks as the format’s most added song.

Nicki Minaj’s “Bed (featuring Ariana Grande)” follows in second with 46 impact week adds.

An add count of 34 slots Post Malone’s “Better Now” in third, while 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” takes fourth with 29.

Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love,” which landed at 27 stations, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin’s “I Like It” (26 adds, 6th-most), Khalid x Normani’s “Love Lies” (17 adds, 7th-most, tie), Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B)” (17 adds, 7th-most, tie), Meghan Trainor’s “Let You Be Right” (16 adds, 9th-most, tie), and Tiesto & Dzeko’s “Jackie Chan (featuring Preme & Post Malone)” (16 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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