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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.

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).

Brian Cantor

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