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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.

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).

Brian Cantor

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