Demi Lovato Finally Goes Top 20 at Radio, Echosmith Back in Top 40

Update: Demi Lovato’s “Really Don’t Care (featuring Cher Lloyd)” moves up to #18 on Mediabase’s published pop radio airplay report, which purges some rapidly declining tracks from the chart.

Echosmith’s “Cool Kids” moves up to #38 on the updated version of the airplay chart.

Here is something about which Demi Lovato likely really does care: her latest single has officially ascended into the Top 20 on Mediabase’s rolling pop radio airplay chart. It is her fourth song to do so.

Leapfrogged by Maroon 5’s “Maps” last week, Lovato’s “Really Don’t Care (featuring Cher Lloyd)” was forced to wait an extra week before entering the esteemed portion of the chart. That week has passed, and the song is finally #20 on pop radio.

With 4,671 spins (up 970 from last week), “Really Don’t Care” was the format’s #20 track for the seven days ending June 28. It switches places with KONGOS’ “Come With Me Now,” which is now #21 on the format courtesy its 4,653 spins.

The Lovato track scored 22.82 million impressions in the aforementioned seven day period.

Prior to “Really Don’t Care,” Lovato entered the airplay top twenty with “Give Your Heart a Break,” “Heart Attack” and “Neon Lights.”

Other stories from the Top 40 airplay chart:

— While its second week was not as explosive as its first, Maroon 5’s “Maps” remains the fastest-rising song at pop. The track, which is #17 on the airplay chart, gained a format-best 1871 spins this week. MAGIC!’s “Rude” placed second with 1,855 spins, while Nico and Vinz’ #3 “Am I Wrong” (+1,833), Ariana Grande’s #1 “Problem (featuring Iggy Azalea)” (+1,369) and Sam Smith’s #8 “Stay With Me” (+1,366) round out the top five. Lovato’s “Really Don’t Care” also follows Charli XCX’s #27 “Boom Clap” (+1,360) as the format’s seventh-largest-gainer.

— As projected by Headline Planet, Echosmith’s “Cool Kids” has returned to the Top 40 after being displaced by Florida Georgia Line’s “This is How We Roll (remix featuring Jason DeRulo)” yesterday. 5 Seconds of Summer’s “She Looks So Perfect,” which was #39 on yesterday’s chart, slips to #41, sending “Roll” to #39 and “Cool Kids” to #40.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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