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Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk” is Now Pop’s Most-Played Song

Uptown Funk (RCA)

The reign of “Jealous” will end after a single week.

According to the latest edition of Mediabase’s rolling airplay chart, Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars),” not Nick Jonas’ “Jealous,” is the most-played song at pop radio. Ronson’s hit commanded 15,889 pop spins between January 15 and 21, while Jonas’ release only received 15,859.

Insofar as “Funk” is rapidly gaining airplay while “Jealous” is beginning to lose radio support, it will only expand its lead as the week progresses.

That means that when Mediabase issues its official airplay chart on Sunday, “Uptown Funk” will be formally crowned #1 at pop. The ascent to pop’s top spot comes as “Uptown Funk” enjoys a third week as the leader on Billboard’s all-encompassing Hot 100.

Silver lining does exist for Jonas. “Chains,” the official follow-up to “Jealous,” is already one of pop radio’s forty most-played songs.

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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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