Ariana Grande & The Weeknd’s “Love Me Harder” Goes #1 at Rhythmic

Ariana Grande and The Weeknd perform "Love Me Harder"

Already a multi-week number one on Billboard’s Rhythmic Songs chart, Ariana Grande & The Weeknd’s “Love Me Harder” this week rises to #1 on the corresponding Mediabase chart.

“Harder,” which is also #3 on Mediabase’s pop chart and #25 on its hot adult contemporary chart, becomes the #1 rhythmic song on the strength of its 6,258 weekly spins. I LOVE MAKONNEN’s “Tuesday (featuring Drake),” which previously led on Mediabase’s rhythmic chart, slipped to #2 this week. It received only 5,797 plays during the January 4-10 tracking week.

Other rhythmic movers this week:

— Nick Jonas’ “Jealous” reaches the top ten at #10.

— Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars)” shoots into the top fifteen and lands at #14.

— Prince Royce’s “Stuck on a Feeling (featuring Snoop Dogg)” rises three places to #24.

— Flo Rida’s “GDFR (featuring Sage the Gemini)” enters the top thirty this week. It rises five places to #26.

— Nicki Minaj’s “Truffle Butter (featuring Drake and Lil Wayne)” and Chris Brown & Tyga’s “Ayo” enter the top forty at #36 and #37, respectively.

Written by Brian Cantor

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