Sam Smith & Normani’s “Dancing With A Stranger” Officially Reaches #1 At Hot AC Radio

“Dancing With A Stranger” ascends to #1 on this week’s Hot AC chart.

Sam Smith and Normani by Steve Schofield, via Capitol Records

Sam Smith & Normani’s “Dancing With A Stranger” was #4 on last week’s Mediabase hot adult contemporary radio chart.

It jumps to #1 on this week’s listing.

The collaboration seizes the throne from Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee),” which enjoyed one week in the pinnacle position.

“Dancing” received ~5,677 spins during the May 5-11 tracking period. The format-leading count tops last week’s mark by 482 plays.

Up four places, Jonas Brothers’ “Sucker” earns #2 with ~5,476 spins (+596).

The aforementioned “Close To Me” falls to #3, while P!nk’s “Walk Me Home” climbs one place to #4. Down three places, Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” settles for #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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