Sam Smith & Normani’s “Dancing With A Stranger” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

The new collaboration tops this week’s hot adult contemporary add board.

Sam Smith and Normani by Steve Schofield, via Capitol Records

Sam Smith & Normani’s new collaboration “Dancing With A Stranger” amassed a solid amount of first-week support at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 19 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, the track ranks as this week’s most added song.

Each added by 12 stations, Zara Larsson’s “Ruin My Life” and P!nk’s “A Million Dreams” tie for second.

Michael Buble’s “Love You Anymore” grabs fourth place with 9 new pickups. Add counts of 8 slot Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light,” and The Chainsmokers’ “This Feeling (featuring Kelsea Ballerini)” in a tie for fifth.

Four songs — Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside,” Gesaffelstein & The Weeknd’s “Lost In The Fire,” Jess Glynne’s “Thursday,” and Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (featuring Miley Cyrus)” — follow in a tie for eighth. Each won support from 7 new stations.

Written by Brian Cantor

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