Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” Claims #1 At Pop, Hot AC & Alternative Radio

“High Hopes” tops three different radio airplay charts this week.

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Last week, Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” simultaneously claimed #1 on the Mediabase hot adult contemporary and alternative charts.

It does not simply retain those positions this week. It also reaches #1 at a third format.

“High Hopes” rises one place to #1 on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart. The undeniable radio smash becomes Panic At The Disco’s first #1 at the pop format.

— “High Hopes” takes #1 at pop thanks to the ~18,379 spins it received during the December 2-8 tracking period. This week’s count tops last week’s figure by 1,338 plays.

Marshmello & Bastille’s “Happier,” the previous #1 song, falls to #2 with ~17,271 spins (-328).

Ariana Grande’s “breathin” holds at #3 with ~16,773 spins (+564), while a play count of ~13,691 (+1,405) lifts Halsey’s “Without Me” two spots to #4.

Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” also rises two places, in its case moving from #7 to #5. It received ~12,825 spins (+703).

— “High Hopes” meanwhile spends a second week atop the Hot AC chart. It received ~6,073 tracking week Hot AC spins (+269).

5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” holds at #2 with ~5,425 spins (-129), while a spin count of ~5,265 (-105) keeps Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B)” at #3.

Up two places, “Happier” earns #4 with ~5,130 spins (+573). Lovelytheband’s “Broken” holds at #5 with ~4,343 plays (-231).

— “High Hopes” concurrently increases its alternative radio reign to five weeks. The smash tops this week’s alternative chart with ~4,011 tracking period plays (+90).

twenty one pilots’ “My Blood” spends another week at #2. It received ~3,415 spins this week (+35).

“Happier” stays at #3 with ~3,223 spins (-116), and Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light” holds at #4 with ~3,056 (+119).

Up two places, Flora Cash’s “You’re Somebody Else” earns #5 with ~2,603 spins (+194).

Written by Brian Cantor

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