Imagine Dragons’ “Natural” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“Natural” earns the top spot on this week’s hot adult contemporary radio add board.

Imagine Dragons on Kimmel | Randy Holmes/ABC

Imagine Dragons’ new single “Natural” officially impacted hot adult contemporary radio this week, and it naturally received a very warm welcome.

Picked up by 37 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, “Natural” ranks as the format’s most added song.

Each added by 17 stations, Charlie Puth’s “The Way I Am” and Justin Timberlake’s “SoulMate” tie for second.

Weezer’s “Africa” follows in fourth with 14 pickups, while an add count of 11 slots Daughtry’s “Deep End” in fifth place.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: John Mayer’s “New Light” (8 adds, 6th-most, tie), Train’s “Call Me Sir (featuring Cam & Travie McCoy)” (8 adds, 6th-most, tie), Bazzi’s “Mine” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), Lauv’s “I Like Me Better” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), and U2’s “Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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