Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

The new Ariana Grande single received another wave of support.

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Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” which is already a Top 20 hit at the format, continues to receive support from hot adult contemporary radio programmers.

Picked up by another 23 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week, “thank u, next” ranks as the format’s most added song.

P!nk’s “A Million Dreams” follows in second place with 22 new adds. Each picked up by 17 stations, Michael Buble’s “Love You Anymore” and Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (featuring Miley Cyrus)” tie for third.

Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee)” takes fifth place with 16 new pickups.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Backstreet Boys’ “Chances” (12 adds, 6th-most, tie), Kelly Clarkson’s “Heat” (12 adds, 6th-most, tie), Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light” (9 adds, 8th-most), Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” (8 adds, 9th-most), Lauren Daigle’s “You Say” (7 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Camila Cabello’s “Consequences” (7 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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