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Harry Styles’ “Adore You” Ranks As Hot AC Radio’s Most Added Song

“Adore You” earns the top spot on this week’s hot adult contemporary radio add board.

Hot adult contemporary radio programmers announced their final playlist adds of 2019 this week, and no song attracted more attention than Harry Styles’ “Adore You.”

The new single landed at 33 Mediabase-monitored stations this week, convincingly ranking as the Hot AC format’s most added song.

Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now,” which won support from 9 new stations, places second.

Ed Sheeran’s “South Of The Border (featuring Camila Cabello & Cardi B)” follows in third place with 8 new adds. Each added by 6 stations, Tones and I’s “Dance Monkey” and JOHN.k’s “If We Never Met” tie for fourth.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Halsey’s “Graveyard” (6th-most, tie), Arizona Zervas’ “ROXANNE” (6th-most, tie), Fitz and the Tantrums’ “I Just Wanna Shine” (8th-most, tie), A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera’s “Fall On Me” (8th-most, tie), and Marshmello & Kane Brown’s “One Thing Right” (8th-most, tie).

Brian Cantor

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