Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” Erupts As Hot Adult Contemporary Radio’s Most Added Song

“Bad Habits” dominantly ranks as the week’s most added song.

Ed Sheeran - Bad Habits video screen | Atlantic/WMG

Hot adult contemporary radio demonstrated considerable enthusiasm for the new Ed Sheeran single.

Entitled “Bad Habits,” the song won support from 82 Mediabase-monitored Hot AC stations this week. It convincingly ranks as the format’s most added song.

Olivia Rodrigo’s “good 4 u,” which landed at 15 new stations, takes second place on the Mediabase add board.

With 6 adds each, Regard, Troye Sivan & Tate McRae’s “You” and Tones and I’s “Cloudy Day” tie for third. Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More (featuring SZA)” and Dylan Rockoff’s “Magic,” each playlist additions for 5 stations, share fifth place.

This week’s other notable Hot AC radio options: Weezer’s “All My Favorite Songs” (7th-most), BTS’ “Butter” (8th-most, tie), Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” (8th-most, tie), Maroon 5’s “Lost” (8th-most, tie), and Wrabel’s “nothing but the love” (8th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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