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Machine Gun Kelly & Blackbear’s “My Ex’s Best Friend” Ranks As Hot Adult Contemporary Radio’s Most Added Song

“my ex’s best friend” tops this week’s hot adult contemporary add board.

As it returns to #1 at alternative radio, Machine Gun Kelly & blackbear’s “my ex’s best friend” wins additional support at the hot adult contemporary format.

Picked up by another 15 Mediabase-monitored stations this week, “my ex’s best friend” ranks as the Hot AC format’s most added song.

Imagine Dragons’ “Follow You,” which landed at 10 new stations, earns second place on this week’s Mediabase Hot AC add board.

Dua Lipa’s “We’re Good” follows in third place with 9 new pickups, and an add count of 8 slots AJR’s “Way Less Sad” in fourth. Bebe Rexha’s “Sacrifice,” a playlist pickup for 7 stations, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable Hot AC options: Justin Bieber’s “Peaches (featuring Daniel Caesar & GIVEON)” (6th-most), Demi Lovato’s “Dancing With The Devil” (7th-most), Demi Lovato’s “Met Him Last Night (featuring Ariana Grande)” (8th-most, tie), Olivia Rodrigo’s “deja vu” (8th-most, tie), Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade” (8th-most, tie), Elle King & Miranda Lambert’s “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home),” and Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves” (8th-most, tie).

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