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

“Close To Me” tops this week’s hot adult contemporary radio add board.

Ellie Goulding in Close To Me | Interscope

Ellie Goulding x Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee)” continues to win support at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 11 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week, “Close To Me” ranks as the format’s most added song.

Each added by 10 stations, Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” and Backstreet Boys’ “Chances” tie for second.

Kelly Clarkson’s “Heat” follows in fourth place with 9 new pickups, while Katy Perry’s “Cozy Little Christmas” and Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (featuring Miley Cyrus)” share fifth place with 8 adds.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Halsey’s “Without Me” (7 adds, 7th-most), Post Malone & Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” (6 adds, 9th-most), AJR’s “Burn The House Down” (5 adds, 10th-most, tie), Mumford & Sons” “Guiding Light” (5 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” (5 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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