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Taylor Swift’s “You Need To Calm Down” Earns #1 At Hot Adult Contemporary Radio

“You Need To Calm Down” becomes the first radio #1 of the “Lover” era.

Taylor Swift’s “You Need To Calm Down” jumps to #1 on this week’s edition of the Mediabase hot adult contemporary radio chart.

Up three places from last week, “You Need To Calm Down” earns #1 on the strength of its ~6,270 tracking period spins. This week’s spin count tops last week’s mark by 267 plays.

“You Need To Calm Down” becomes the first radio chart-topper from Swift’s “Lover” album.

Played ~6,212 times during the October 20-26 tracking period (-140), Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved” holds at #2 this week.

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” drops two spots to #3, while Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s “I Don’t Care” slides one spot to #4. Jonas Brothers’ “Sucker” holds at #5.

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