Sam Smith’s “How Do You Sleep” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“How Do You Sleep” tops this week’s hot adult contemporary add board.

Sam Smith by Maggie West, press photo courtesy of Capitol Records

Sam Smith’s new single “How Do You Sleep” is quickly amassing support at the hot adult contemporary radio format.

Picked up by 31 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, the track ranks as this week’s most added song.

P!nk’s “Can We Pretend (featuring Cash Cash)” takes second place on this week’s add board. The collaboration landed at 23 stations.

Ed Sheeran’s “Beautiful People (featuring Khalid)” follows in third with 19 pickups, while an add count of 13 slots Rob Thomas’ “Can’t Help Me Now” in fourth.

OneRepublic’s “Rescue Me,” which landed at 11 new stations, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Jonas Brothers’ “Only Human” (6th-most), Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” (7th-most), Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” (8th-most, tie), Post Malone’s “Goodbyes (featuring Young Thug)” (8th-most, tie), 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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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