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Kelly Clarkson’s “Broken & Beautiful” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

The “Ugly Dolls” soundtrack single tops the hot adult contemporary add board.

“Broken & Beautiful,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Ugly Dolls” soundtrack single, continues to win support at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 16 additional Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, “Broken & Beautiful” ranks as this week’s most added song.

Each added by 13 stations, Andy Grammer’s “Don’t Give Up On Me” and Lauv & Troye Sivan’s “i’m so tired” tie for second.

Marshmello’s “Here With Me (featuring CHVRCHES)” follows in fourth place with 9 pickups. Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved,” Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” and Shaed’s “Trampoline,” which each won support from 8 stations, follow in a tie for fifth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Dean Lewis’ “Stay Awake” (8th-most), Lil Peep & iLoveMakonnen’s “I’ve Been Waiting (featuring Fall Out Boy)” (9th-most), and Jonas Brothers’ “Cool” (10th-most).

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