Songs By John Mayer, Alessia Cara, Weezer Debut On Hot AC Radio Chart

“New Light,” “Growing Pains,” and “Africa” hit the Top 40 at hot adult contemporary radio.

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John Mayer’s “New Light,” Alessia Cara’s “Growing Pains,” and Weezer’s “Africa” earn spots on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary radio chart.

Just below last week’s chart at #41, “New Light” cracks this week’s Top 40 at #36. It posted a tracking period play count of 330.

The figure reflects a week-over-week gain of 114.

“Growing Pains” concurrently rises thirty-one places to #38. It received 305 tracking period plays (+273).

Credited with 298 spins (+203), “Africa” makes its Hot AC chart bow at #39. It was below last week’s Top 40 at #54.

Written by Brian Cantor

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