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Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” Earns Most Added Honor At Pop Radio

“Bad Habits” commanded a tidal wave of support from pop radio programmers.

Like it does at hot adult contemporary radio, Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” earns the most added honor at the pop format.

The new single won support from a mammoth 177 Mediabase-monitored pop stations in conjunction with this week’s official impact.

“Bad Habits” was not, however, the only song to receive an impressive showing of support. Doja Cat & The Weeknd’s new “You Right” also clicked with programmers, earning second place with 122 adds.

Dua Lipa’s “Love Again,” a playlist pickup for 49 stations, takes third place on the add board in advance of its official impact.

Tate McRae & Khalid’s “working,” last week’s leader, grabs fourth place with 23 new adds. Picked up by another 13 stations, Bella Poarch’s “Build A Bitch” lands in fifth.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Nic D’s “Fine Apple” (12 adds, 6th-most, tie), Tai Verdes’ “A-O-K” (12 adds, 6th-most, tie), Tesher & Jason Derulo’s “Jalebi Baby” (12 adds, 6th-most, tie), Anitta’s “Girl From Rio (featuring DaBaby)” (10 adds, 9th-most), GIVEON’s “Heartbreak Anniversary” (7 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Maroon 5’s “Lost” (7 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Brian Cantor

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