Halsey’s “Nightmare” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“Nightmare” earns the top spot on this week’s pop radio add board.

Halsey in Nightmare | Capitol

Halsey’s new single “Nightmare” received an unsurprisingly warm welcome at pop radio.

Picked up by 162 Mediabase-monitored pop stations in conjunction with this week’s official impact, “Nightmare” easily ranks as the format’s most added song.

DJ Khaled’s new “Just Us (featuring SZA)” takes second place on the add board. It scored impact-week support from 48 stations.

Shaed’s “Trampoline” follows in third with 17 pickups, while an add count of 16 slots Billie Eilish’s “bad guy” in fourth.

Kygo & Rita Ora’s “Carry On,” which won support from 14 new stations, takes fifth on the add board.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Alan Walker’s “On My Way (featuring Sabrina Carpenter & Farruko)” (6th-most), Bryce Vine’s “La La Land (featuring YG)” (7th-most, tie), MAX’s “Love Me Less (featuring Quinn XCII)” (7th-most, tie), Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” (9th-most, tie), and Christian Paul’s “Strong” (9th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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