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Ellie Goulding, Diplo & Swae Lee’s “Close To Me” Again Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“Close To Me” won support from another twenty Mediabase-monitored stations.

Three weeks ago, Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me” ranked as pop radio’s most added song.

It earns the same distinction this week. “Close To Me” won support from another 20 Mediabase-monitored stations this week.

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” which landed at 16 new stations, follows in second place on the add board.

The Chainsmokers’ “This Feeling (featuring Kelsea Ballerini)” takes third place with 15 pickups. Each added by 12 stations, Ava Max’s “Sweet But Psycho” and DJ Snake’s “Taki Taki (featuring Selena Gomez, Cardi B & Ozuna)” tie for fourth.

Four songs — Benny Blanco & Calvin Harris’ “I Found You,” Charli XCX & Troye Sivan’s “1999,” Travi$ Scott’s “SICKO MODE,” and Gucci Mane, Bruno Mars & Kodak Black’s “Wake Up In The Sky” — follow in a tie for sixth place. Each song won support from 11 new stations.

Credited with 11 new adds, Zara Larsson’s “Ruin My Life” takes tenth place on the add board.

Major Market/Station Adds:
New York – Z100 – SICKO MODE (Travi$ Scott), Body (Loud Luxury ft. Brando)
New York – KTU – Consequences (Camila Cabello), Mia (Bad Bunny ft. Drake)

Los Angeles – 102.7 KIIS –
Los Angeles – 97.1 AMP – Wake Up In The Sky (Gucci Mane, Bruno Mars & Kodak Black)

Chicago – B96 –
Chicago – 103.5 KISS – Mia (Bad Bunny ft. Drake)

San Francisco – 99-7 NOW – 1999 (Charli XCX & Troye Sivan), Smile Bitch (Lil Duval ft. Snoop Dogg & Ball Greezy)
San Francisco – WiLD 94.9 – Sweet But Psycho (Ava Max)

Dallas – Hot 93.3 – Close To Me (Ellie Goulding & Diplo ft. Swae Lee)
Dallas – 106.1 KISS – Better (Khalid)

Sirius XM – Hits 1 – Sweet But Psycho (Ava Max), Empty Space (James Arthur), Ruin My Life (Zara Larsson)
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