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Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Repeats As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“Thank U, Next” tops a second consecutive pop radio add board.

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” which ranked last week’s most added song at pop radio, earns the same distinction this week.

The instant smash landed at another 49 Mediabase-monitored pop stations this week.

Picked up by 30 stations on impact, ZAYN’s “No Candle No Light (featuring Nicki Minaj)” ranks as second-most added.

Madison Beer’s “Hurts Like Hell (featuring Offset)” follows in third place with 28 pickups, while an add count of 27 slots Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee)” in fourth.

DJ Snake’s “Taki Taki (featuring Selena Gomez, Cardi B & Ozuna)” takes fifth place with 21 adds.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: The Chainsmokers’ “This Feeling (featuring Kelsea Ballerini)” (17 adds, 6th-most), Charli XCX’s “1999 (featuring Troye Sivan)” (15 adds, 7th-most), Rita Ora’s “Let You Love Me” (11 adds, 8th-most, tie), Alessia Cara’s “Trust My Lonely” (11 adds, 8th-most, tie), and Zara Larsson’s “Ruin My Life” (10 adds, 10th-most).

Major Market/Station Adds:
New York – Z100 –
New York – KTU –

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS – Taki Taki (DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Cardi B & Ozuna), Mia (Bad Bunny ft. Drake)
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP –

Chicago – B96 – Sweet But Psycho (Ava Max), Mia (Bad Bunny ft. Drake), Ruin My Life (Zara Larsson)
Chicago – 103.5 KISS –

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – Hurts Like Hell (Madison Beer ft. Offset), Happy Now (Kygo ft. Sandro Cavazza)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – I Found You (Benny Blanco & Calvin Harris)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – thank u, next (Ariana Grande)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – thank u, next (Ariana Grande), SICKO MODE (Travi$ Scott)

Sirius XM – Hits 1 – thank u, next (Ariana Grande), Expectations (Lauren Jauregui), Moves (Olly Murs ft. Snoop Dogg), Machine (Imagine Dragons)
Radio Disney –

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