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Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” Spends 6th Week As #1 Song At Pop, Hot AC & Alternative Radio

“High Hopes” spends a sixth week atop all three charts.

Named the #1 pop hit of 2018 by Headline Planet, Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” remains a dominant force at radio.

The song again claims #1 on the Mediabase pop, hot adult contemporary and alternative radio charts.

It is celebrating a 6th consecutive week at #1 on all three charts. Individually, it is enjoying its 6th week atop the pop chart, 7th week atop the Hot AC listing and 10th week atop the alternative breakdown.

— “High Hopes” keeps its pop crown on the strength of the ~18,941 spins it received during the January 6-12 tracking period. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 637.

Up one place, Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” grabs #2 with ~17,961 spins (+1,388). Halsey’s “Without Me” climbs one spot to #3 with ~17,815 (+384).

Despite gaining spins, Grande’s “breathin” falls two spots to #4. The “sweetener” single received ~16,854 spins this week, topping last week’s mark by 61.

Marshmello & Bastille’s “Happier” holds at #5 with ~15,304 (-141).

— “High Hopes” rules Hot AC with ~6,805 plays (+27).

“Happier” holds at #2 with ~6,258 plays (+153), while a spin count of ~5,656 (-26) keeps Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B)” at #3.

5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood” stays put at #4 with ~5,141 tracking period plays (-38). Credited with ~4,872 spins (+365), “Without Me” spends another week at #5.

— “High Hopes” scores a tenth week atop the alternative chart thanks to its ~3,613 spins (+16).

A spin count of ~3,421 (-47) keeps twenty one pilots’ “My Blood” in the runner-up position. Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light” stays at #3 with ~3,380 (+154).

“Happier” holds at #4 with ~3,112 (+81), and Flora Cash’s “You’re Somebody Else” keeps the #5 position with ~3,059 (+58).

Brian Cantor

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