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Bleachers’ “I Wanna Get Better” Hits #1 at Alt, Weezer Top 20
13 hours ago

Bleachers’ “I Wanna Get Better” Hits #1 at Alt, Weezer Top 20

It took more than two months, but alternative radio has finally gotten over its “Fever.”

According to Mediabase, Bleachers’ “I Wanna Get Better” was alternative radio’s most-played song for the …
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Joe Nichols’ “Yeah” Holding Onto #1 at Country Radio
15 hours ago

Joe Nichols’ “Yeah” Holding Onto #1 at Country Radio

Both Billboard and Mediabase release weekly country airplay charts. By this weekend, Joe Nichols’ “Yeah” will have reached #1 on both of them.

The song, which enjoys a second week …
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Echosmith’s “Cool Kids” Goes Top 30 at Pop, Kiesza Hits #25
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Echosmith’s “Cool Kids” Goes Top 30 at Pop, Kiesza Hits #25

Quickly establishing itself as a legitimate hit, Echosmith’s “Cool Kids” rises to #30 on today’s edition of the Mediabase rolling airplay chart for pop radio.

The 30th-most-played song over the …
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FX’s “The Bridge” Ratings Rally Back from Last Week’s Low
1 day ago

FX’s “The Bridge” Ratings Rally Back from Last Week’s Low

No, Wednesday’s edition of “The Bridge” did not deliver blockbuster numbers.

It did, however, enjoy a 66% bump from last week’s series low adults 18-49 rating.

The episode, which was …
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Katy Perry Debuts “This is How We Do” Lyric Video
2 days ago

Katy Perry Debuts “This is How We Do” Lyric Video

Judged against traditional standards, virtually everything Katy Perry releases is a hit.

Judged against the artist’s personal, “number one or bust” standard, only two of the four “PRISM” singles have …
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Maddie & Tae Release Official “Girl in a Country Song” Video
2 days ago

Maddie & Tae Release Official “Girl in a Country Song” Video

A music video trend that recently emerged at pop (via videos like J-Lo’s “I Luh Ya Papi” and Ingrid Michaelson’s “Girls Chase Boys”) has officially crossed over into country.

Role …
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MAGIC!’s “Rude” Hits #1 at Pop and Hot AC Radio
2 days ago

MAGIC!’s “Rude” Hits #1 at Pop and Hot AC Radio

The number one song on Billboard’s Hot 100 is enjoying a very strong week at radio.

Earlier this week, MAGIC!’s “Rude” reached #1 on Mediabase’s rolling chart for the Hot …
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Becky G’s “Shower,” Tinashe’s “2 On” Rise on Hot 100
2 days ago

Becky G’s “Shower,” Tinashe’s “2 On” Rise on Hot 100

The newest member of the iTunes Top 10 is one of two new members in the Top 20 of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

Becky G’s “Shower,” which rose to the …
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Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj’s “Bang Bang” Gets Big Radio Launch
2 days ago

Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj’s “Bang Bang” Gets Big Radio Launch

Three weeks ago, Republic Records said that the impending release of Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj’s “Bang Bang” was “sure to be the musical event of the …
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Hot 100: Luke Bryan’s “Roller Coaster,” Kiesza’s “Hideaway” Debut
2 days ago

Hot 100: Luke Bryan’s “Roller Coaster,” Kiesza’s “Hideaway” Debut

The latest edition of Billboard’s all-encompassing Hot 100 is rich with debuts.

In addition to welcoming 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Everything I Didn’t Say” (#24) and “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Word …
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