Katy Perry’s “Small Talk” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

Katy Perry’s new single tops this week’s Hot AC add board.

Katy Perry - Small Talk Cover | Capitol

In conjunction with its official impact, Katy Perry’s “Small Talk” earns the most added honor at hot adult contemporary radio.

The track won support from 8 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week.

Four songs follow in a tie for second place: Freya Ridings’ “Castles,” Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts,” twenty one pilots’ “The Hype,” and Dermot Kennedy’s “Outnumbered” each landed at 7 stations.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Sam Smith’s “How Do You Sleep?” (6th-most), JOHN.k’s “If We Never Met” (7th-most, tie), Ariana Grande & Social House’s “Boyfriend” (7th-most, tie), Dean Lewis’ “Waves” (9th-most, tie), X Ambassadors’ “Hold You Down” (9th-most, tie), P!nk’s “Can We Pretend (featuring Cash Cash)” (9th-most, tie), Maren Morris’ “The Bones” (9th-most, tie), Ellie Goulding & Juice WRLD’s “Hate Me” (9th-most, tie), and Kygo & Whitney Houston’s “Higher Love” (9th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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