Songs By Panic! At The Disco, Ben Rector, George Ezra Debut On Hot AC Radio Chart

“High Hopes,” “Drive,” and “Shotgun” make the Top 40 at hot adult contemporary radio.

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Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes,” Ben Rector’s “Drive,” and George Ezra’s “Shotgun” officially debut on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary radio chart.

Below last week’s chart at #45, “High Hopes” joins this week’s Top 40 at #34. The multi-format single received 403 spins during the September 2-8 tracking period, besting last week’s mark by 193.

Up three places, “Drive” earns #39 on this week’s chart. It received 293 tracking period plays, representing a week-over-week gain of 33.

“Shotgun” concurrently rises four spots to #40. It posted a tracking period play count of 273 (+35).

Written by Brian Cantor

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