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Warner Bros. had a great impact week on Linkin Park f/Kiiara's "Heavy," posting 89 adds just a few days after releasing the track to radio. Meanwhile, Big Sean's "Bounce Back" (G.O.O.D/Def Jam) and DJ Khaled f/ Beyoncé & Jay Z's "Shining" (WTB/Epic) both scooped 20 more stations. Republic put 17 adds on Ariana Grande f/Future's "Everyday" and on Marian Hill's "Down" (Photo Finish). Columbia puts two tracks in the Top 10 with 14 adds on Train's "Play That Song" and 12 on James Arthur's "Say You Wont Let Go." And finally, Epic scored another 12 adds on Zara Larsson's "So Good" f/Ty Dolla $ign.
Linkin Park f/Kiiara, "Heavy" (Warner Bros.)
The biggest story on the T40 chart this week is Capitol's Katy Perry, who will not only chart with "Chained To The Rhythm" but also climb up inside the Top 15, after literally "clearing the panel" and posting 3500+ spins on impact. Meanwhile, WestburyRd/Roc Nation/Def Jam's Rihanna joins the Top 5 with "Love On The Brain," while Republic's Marion Hill jumps up inside the Top 20 with "Down" (Photo Finish). Also joining the chart this week will be Big Sean's "Bounce Back" (G.O.O.D./Def Jam).
As expected, Capitol secures the Most Added honors today for Katy Perry's "Chained To The Rhythm," which closes 174 stations on impact. Republic puts three tracks in the Top 10, methodically closing out Ariana Grande's "Everyday" f/Future with 37 more adds, 28 on Marian Hill's "Down" (Photo Finish) and 18 on Julia Michaels' "Issues." RCA puts two in the Top 10 by posting another 27 stations on Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa's "Scared To Be Lonely," while getting 19 more on Snakehips & MØ's "Don't Leave." Def Jam lands 17 adds on Big Sean's "Bounce Back" (G.O.O.D.) and rounding out the Top 10 is Columbia, with 16 adds on James Arthur's "Say You Won't Let Go."