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Martin Garrix, Bono & The Edge’s “We Are The People” Ranks As Hot Adult Contemporary Radio’s Most Added Song

The collaboration tops this week’s add board.

As the 2021 Euros tournament gets underway, the official theme song is winning support at hot adult contemporary radio.

Picked up by 11 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations, Martin Garrix’s “We Are The People (featuring Bono & The Edge)” ranks as the format’s most added song.

BTS’ “Butter,” which won support from 10 new stations this week, takes second place on the Mediabase Hot AC add board.

Olivia Rodrigo’s “good 4 u” follows in third with 9 new pickups.

Each added by 8 new stations, Marshmello & Jonas Brothers’ “Leave Before You Love Me,” Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More (featuring SZA),” and Weezer’s “All My Favorite Songs” tie for fourth.

Anne-Marie & Niall Horan’s “Our Song” lands in seventh place with 6 new adds. With 5 adds each, Nelly & Florida Georgia Line’s “Lil Bit,” Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves,” and Olivia Rodrigo’s “deja vu” tie for eighth.

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