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

OneRepublic’s single tops a second consecutive hot adult contemporary radio add board.

Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic on Colbert | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

OneRepublic’s new single continues to connect with hot adult contemporary radio programmers.

Picked up by another 20 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week, “Connection” again ranks as the format’s most added song.

Brynn Elliott’s “Might Not Like Me,” which landed at 19 stations, follows in second place.

5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” follows in third place with 17 pickups. Each added by 13 stations, Dan + Shay’s “Tequila” and Selena Gomez’s “Back To You” tie for fourth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC radio options: Dean Lewis’ “Be Alright” (12 adds, 6th-most), Ocean Park Standoff’s “If You Were Mine (featuring Lil Yachty)” (10 adds, 7th-most, tie), Post Malone’s “Better Now” (10 adds, 7th-most, tie), Charlie Puth’s “The Way I Am” (9 adds, 9th-most, tie), and Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” (9 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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