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Post Malone’s “Chemical” Ranks As Pop Radio’s Most Added Song

Pop radio has a favorable initial reaction to “Chemical.”

In addition to receiving big support at alternative and hot adult contemporary, Post Malone’s new “Chemical” has garnered instant love at the pop format.

Picked up by 135 Mediabase-monitored pop stations, “Chemical” ranks as this week’s most added song.

A new playlist option for 69 stations, Miley Cyrus’ “Jaded” places second on this week’s Mediabase pop add board.

NF’s “HAPPY” follows in third with 44 adds, while an add count of 38 slots Jonas Brothers’ “Waffle House” in fourth. Credited with 36 new pickups, David Guetta, Anne-Marie and Coi Leray’s “Baby Don’t Hurt Me” registers as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable pop radio options: Lewis Capaldi’s “Wish You The Best” (30 adds, 6th-most), Taylor Swift’s “Karma” (24 adds, 7th-most), Toosii’s “Favorite Song” (13 adds, 8th-most), Labrinth’s “Never Felt So Alone” (12 adds, 9th-most, tie), P!nk’s “TRUSTFALL” (12 adds, 9th-most, tie), and Charlie Puth’s “That’s Not How This Works (featuring Dan + Shay)” (12 adds, 9th-most, tie).

Brian Cantor

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