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Songs By Ellie Goulding, Diplo & Swae Lee and Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid Enter Top 10 At Hot AC Radio

“Close To Me” and “Eastside” move into the Top 10 at hot adult contemporary.

Two three-artist collaborations move into the Top 10 on this week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary radio chart.

Up three places, Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee)” earns #8 on this week’s chart. Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” concurrently rises two places to #10.

“Close To Me” received ~3,524 Hot AC spins during the February 10-16 tracking period. The count tops last week’s mark by 220.

“Eastside” concurrently grabbed ~3,463 spins, topping last week’s mark by 402.

— Both songs are also in the Top 10 at pop radio. “Eastside” actually enters the Top 2 on this week’s pop chart, while “Close To Me” slips to #8 (but gains airplay).

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