Backstreet Boys’ “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” Joins Top 10 At Hot AC Radio; 5SOS Top 15

“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” and “Youngblood” reach new peaks on the hot adult contemporary chart.

Backstreet Boys on GMA | Paula Lobo/ABC

“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” the successful comeback single from Backstreet Boys, officially enters the Top 10 on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary radio chart.

Up one place, the single earns #10 on this week’s listing.

“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” received 3,230 spins during the August 26-September 1 tracking period. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 163 spins.

— As “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” enters the Top 10, 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” moves into the Top 15.

Played 2,495 times during the tracking period (+682), “Youngblood” climbs three spots to #13.

Written by Brian Cantor

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