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Sam Smith’s “How Do You Sleep” Earns Most Added Honor At Pop Radio

The new Sam Smith single received a warm welcome at pop radio.

In addition to topping the hot adult contemporary radio add board, Sam Smith’s “How Do You Sleep” earns the most added honor at pop radio.

The song won support from a healthy 85 Mediabase-monitored pop stations in conjunction with this week’s impact.

NF’s new single “Time” takes second place on the add board. The song landed at 52 stations.

OneRepublic’s “Rescue Me” follows in third with pickups from 47 stations, while an add count of 38 slots Ed Sheeran’s “Beautiful People (featuring Khalid)” in fourth place.

Credited with 29 adds, Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up” follows in fifth.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Jonas Brothers’ “Only Human” (6th-most), Sam Feldt’s “Post Malone (featuring RANI)” (7th-most, tie), Lil Nas X’s “Panini” (7th-most, tie), Ellie Goulding & Juice WRLD’s “Hate Me” (9th-most), and Post Malone’s “Goodbyes (featuring Young Thug)” (10th-most).

Brian Cantor

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