Katy Perry’s “Never Really Over” Erupts As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

“Never Really Over” received a very warm welcome at pop radio.

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Katy Perry’s new single “Never Really Over” received an enthusiastic embrace from pop radio programmers this week.

Picked up by 173 Mediabase-monitored pop stations, “Never Really Over” ranks as the format’s most added song.

The Chainsmokers & Bebe Rexha’s new “Call You Mine,” which landed at 66 stations on impact, takes second place on this week’s add board. Mark Ronson’s “Find U Again (featuring Camila Cabello)” directly follows in third with 65 pickups.

An add count of 43 slots Ed Sheeran’s “Cross Me (featuring Chance The Rapper & PnB Rock)” in fourth. Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” takes fifth place with 31 new adds.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Ally Brooke’s “Lips Don’t Lie (featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie)” (6th-most), 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Easier” (7th-most), DJ Khaled’s “Just Us (featuring SZA)” (8th-most), Shaed’s “Trampoline” (9th-most), and Billie Eilish’s “bad guy” (10th-most).

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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