OneRepublic’s “Connection” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

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

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OneRepublic’s new single “Connection” winning support at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 19 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, “Connection” ranks as the format’s most added song.

Dan + Shay’s country crossover “Tequila” takes second place on the add board. It won support from 16 more stations this week.

Each added by 14 stations, 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” and Charlie Puth’s “The Way I Am” tie for third-most added.

Brynn Elliott’s “Might Not Like Me,” which landed at 13 stations, follows in fifth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Selena Gomez’s “Back To You” (12 adds, 6th-most), Anne-Marie’s “2002” (11 adds, 7th-most), Calum Scott’s “You Are The Reason” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), Dean Lewis’ “Be Alright” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), John Mayer’s “New Light” (5 adds, 10th-most, tie), Khalid x Normani’s “Love Lies” (5 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” (5 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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