Lovelytheband’s “Broken” Reaches #1 At Hot Adult Contemporary Radio

The former alternative #1 rises to the pinnacle of the Hot AC chart.

Lovelytheband by KayKay Blaisdell, courtesy of RED Music

Earlier this year, Lovelytheband’s breakthrough hit “Broken” reached #1 at alternative radio.

This week, it earns the top spot on the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

“Broken,” last week’s #2 song, tops this week’s chart on the strength of its ~6,311 spins (+136).

“Broken” seizes the throne from Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B),” which drops to #2 after a fourteen-week reign at #1. It received ~6,128 spins during the November 4-10 tracking period (-141).

5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” holds at #3 with ~6,040 spins (+268), while a play count of ~5,004 (+124) lifts Imagine Dragons’ “Natural” one spot to #4.

Up two places, Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” grabs #5 with ~4,922 spins (+378).

Written by Brian Cantor

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