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Hot AC
Hit Potential
New releases that tested with Hit Potential prior to major airplay, ranked in order of HitPredictor scores and updated each Monday. Click on the heading at the top of the scores column to rank the songs in order of weekly mediabase detections.
LW
TW
Mediabase airplay rank
HitPredictor Score
Score
15
13
Pink
A Million Dreams
Pink
Atlantic
126.34
1
1
Panic! At The Disco
High Hopes
Panic! At The Disco
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
119.90
16
16
Kelly Clarkson
Heat
Kelly Clarkson
Atlantic/EMG
111.80
5
6
Lauren_Daigle
You Say
Lauren Daigle
Centricity/12 Tone/WBR
111.20
11
9
Lukas Graham
Love Someone
Lukas Graham
Warner Bros./WBR
108.22
42
35
Imagine Dragons
Bad Liar
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
107.24
38
30
Backstreet Boys
New No Place
Backstreet Boys
RCA
106.66
9
14
Lady_Gaga_&_Bradley_Cooper
Shallow
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Interscope
105.44
30
28
Michael Buble
Love You Anymore
Michael Buble
Reprise/WBR
101.11
24
32
Avril Lavigne
Head Above Water
Avril Lavigne
BMG
99.97
21
20
Matt Nathanson
Used To Be
Matt Nathanson
Acrobat/Crush/AWAL
94.40
36
37
Jess_Glynne
Thursday
Jess Glynne
Elektra
92.55
37
33
Ava_Max
Sweet but Psycho
Ava Max
Atlantic
92.23
13
11
Ellie_Goulding_x_Diplo
Close to Me (feat. Swae Lee)
Ellie Goulding x Diplo
Columbia/Interscope
91.40
4
4
Maroon 5
Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B)
Maroon 5
222/Interscope
87.78
7
8
5_Seconds_of_Summer
Youngblood
5 Seconds of Summer
Capitol
86.89
14
12
Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid
Eastside
Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid
FKS/Interscope
86.63
23
22
Mumford & Sons
Guiding Light
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
84.61
6
5
Dean_Lewis
Be Alright
Dean Lewis
Island/Republic
83.57
10
15
Ariana Grande
Breathin
Ariana Grande
Republic
83.46
25
26
O.A.R.
Miss You All The Time
O.A.R.
Red
83.00
99
142
Jason Mraz
More Than Friends
Jason Mraz
Atlantic/EMG
82.69
19
18
Sam_Smith_&_Normani
Dancing with a Stranger
Sam Smith & Normani
RCA-Capitol
82.38
3
3
Halsey
Without Me
Halsey
Capitol
82.03
26
23
Zara_Larsson
Ruin My Life
Zara Larsson
Ten Music/Epic
81.13
12
10
Ariana Grande
thank u, next
Ariana Grande
Republic
79.56
20
31
Backstreet Boys
Chances
Backstreet Boys
RCA
76.63
22
21
Mark Ronson
Nothing Breaks Like a Heart (fe...
Mark Ronson
RCA
76.33
27
24
The Chainsmokers
This Feeling (feat. Kelsea Ball...
The Chainsmokers
Disruptor/Columbia
74.66
8
7
Lovelytheband
Broken
Lovelytheband
Red
73.77
18
19
George_Ezra
Shotgun
George Ezra
Columbia
73.64
2
2
Marshmello
Happier (feat. Bastille)
Marshmello
Astralwerks/Capitol
71.46
17
17
AJR
Burn the House Down
AJR
AJR Productions/S Curve-Hollywood
69.92
29
27
Flora_Cash
You're Somebody Else
Flora Cash
Bee & El/RCA
68.25
32
25
Ariana Grande
7 Rings
Ariana Grande
Republic
67.77
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A Great Big World
You
A Great Big World
Black Magnetic/Epic
97.67
--
--
Camila_Cabello
Consequences
Camila Cabello
Syco/Epic
91.61
--
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Brynn_Elliott
Might Not Like Me
Brynn Elliott
Big Yellow Dog/Atlantic
87.88
--
--
Dan_ _Shay
Tequila
Dan Shay
Warner Bros./WAR
82.44
--
--
For King & Country
Joy
For King & Country
Curb/Word
80.40
--
--
Alessia_Cara
Trust My Lonely
Alessia Cara
Def Jam
77.22
Recent Hits
Recurrent songs that tested with Hit Potential prior to major airplay, ranked in order of HitPredictor scores and updated each Monday. Click on the heading at the top of the scores column to rank the songs in order of weekly mediabase detections.
HitPredictor Score
Score
Camila_Cabello
Never Be The Same
Camila Cabello
Syco/Epic
67.74
Ed Sheeran
Perfect
Ed Sheeran
Atlantic
121.66
Weezer
Africa
Weezer
Crush
115.50
Imagine Dragons
Whatever It Takes
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
113.00
Meghan_Trainor
No Excuses
Meghan Trainor
Epic
111.38
Meghan_Trainor
No Excuses
Meghan Trainor
Epic
111.38
Shawn_Mendes
In My Blood
Shawn Mendes
Island/Republic
110.14
Pink
What About Us
Pink
Atlantic
108.22
One Republic
Connection
One Republic
Interscope
104.10
Pink
Whatever You Want
Pink
Atlantic
102.38
Imagine Dragons
Whatever It Takes
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
100.14
Imagine Dragons
Whatever It Takes
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
100.14
Kelly Clarkson
Love So Soft
Kelly Clarkson
Atlantic/EMG
96.55
Maroon 5
What Lovers Do (feat. SZA)
Maroon 5
222/Interscope
94.74
Maroon 5
Wait
Maroon 5
222/Interscope
91.69
John Mayer
New Light
John Mayer
Columbia
91.38
Charlie_Puth
The Way I Am
Charlie Puth
Atlantic
90.85
Walk the Moon
One Foot
Walk the Moon
RCA
90.73
Jason Mraz
Have It All
Jason Mraz
Atlantic/EMG
90.31
Selena Gomez
Back To You
Selena Gomez
Interscope
90.04
X Ambassadors
Ahead of Myself
X Ambassadors
KidinaKorner/Interscope
88.83
Sam_Smith
Too Good at Goodbyes
Sam Smith
Capitol
88.00
Imagine Dragons
Thunder
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
84.82
Shawn_Mendes_&_Zedd
Lost In Japan
Shawn Mendes & Zedd
Island/Republic-Interscope
84.13
Alice_Merton
No Roots
Alice Merton
Mom Pop/RED
83.28
Macklemore
Good Old Days (feat. Kesha)
Macklemore
Macklemore/WBR
83.00
Taylor Swift
End Game (feat. Ed Sheeran & Fu...
Taylor Swift
Big Machine/Republic
81.38
Imagine Dragons
Natural
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
81.33
Kelly Clarkson
I Don't Think About You
Kelly Clarkson
Atlantic/EMG
80.20
Charlie_Puth
How Long
Charlie Puth
Atlantic
80.15
Backstreet Boys
Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Backstreet Boys
RCA
78.95
Pink
Beautiful Trauma
Pink
Atlantic
78.36
Taylor Swift
Delicate
Taylor Swift
Big Machine/Republic
77.72
Portugal. The Man
Feel It Still
Portugal. The Man
Atlantic
76.33
Andy Grammer
Smoke Clears
Andy Grammer
S-Curve/Hollywood
76.33
Taylor Swift
Ready For It
Taylor Swift
Big Machine/Republic
76.05
Ariana Grande
No Tears Left To Cry
Ariana Grande
Republic
74.93
Bebe_Rexha
Meant to Be (feat. Florida Geor...
Bebe Rexha
Warner Bros./WBR
73.90
Foster The People
Sit Next To Me
Foster The People
Columbia
73.65
Lauv
I Like Me Better
Lauv
Lauv/AWAL
73.40
Ocean_Park_Standoff
If You Were Mine (feat. Lil Yac...
Ocean Park Standoff
Hollywood
73.40
AJR
Sober Up
AJR
AJR Productions/S Curve-Hollywood
73.00
U2
You're the Best Thing About Me
U2
Interscope
72.23
Leon_Bridges
Beyond
Leon Bridges
Columbia
71.06
Halsey
Bad at Love
Halsey
Capitol
70.50
Post Malone
Better Now
Post Malone
Republic
70.36
Marshmello & Anne-Marie
Friends
Marshmello & Anne-Marie
Warner Bros./WBR
69.58
Train
Call Me Sir (feat. Cam & Travie...
Train
Columbia
69.36
Max
Lights Down Low (feat. Gnash)
Max
DCD2/Crush/RED
68.00
Camila_Cabello
Never Be The Same
Camila Cabello
Syco/Epic
67.74
Charlie_Puth
Done For Me (feat. Kehlani)
Charlie Puth
Atlantic
67.58
Dua_Lipa
New Rules
Dua Lipa
Warner Bros./WBR
67.24
Camila_Cabello
Havana (feat. Young Thug)
Camila Cabello
Syco/Epic
66.75
This Week's New HitPredictors
HitPredictor Score
Score
Backstreet Boys
New No Place
Backstreet Boys
RCA
106.66
 
This Week's Proven & Developing Hits
Developing Hits
Songs that are top 10 spin gainers this week and not yet Proven. Each song only appears once as a Developing Hit.
UpThis Feeling (feat. Kelsea Ballerini)
The Chainsmokers (Disruptor/Columbia)
HitPredictor on Jan 28, 2019 -- Movers: top 10 gainer at Hot AC this week, up over 250 spins.
Score: 74.66
TW: 24, LW: 27, Spins: +258
Proven Hits
Songs that test top 10 in national callout or top 10 in callout in key markets for the first time this week.
UpDancing with a Stranger
Sam Smith & Normani (RCA-Capitol)
HitPredictor on Jan 21, 2019 -- Callout: #1 in RateTheMusic national research. Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 7 Hot AC stations, led by #6 for Rob Roberts at WRQX.
Score: 82.38
TW: 18, LW: 19, Spins: +637