Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks” Tie For Most Added At Hot AC Radio

“thank u, next” and “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” share the most added honor.

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Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” and Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (featuring Miley Cyrus)” each lay claim to the most added honor at hot adult contemporary radio this week.

The two songs each landed at 14 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week, which marks the final add reporting period of 2018.

Ellie Goulding x Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee),” last week’s most added song, takes third place this week with 12 new pickups.

Each added by 10 stations, Camila Cabello’s “Consequences” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Heat” tie for fourth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light” (7 adds, 6th-most), Flora Cash’s “You’re Somebody Else” (6 adds, 7th-most, tie), P!nk’s “A Million Dreams” (6 adds, 7th-most, tie), Backstreet Boys’ “Chances” (5 adds, 9th-most, tie), and Avril Lavigne’s “Head Above Water” (5 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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