Nick Fradiani, Zedd, Sam Smith, Flo Rida Reach Pop Radio’s Top 50

Last week, Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” reached the Top 60 at pop radio.

This week, the fourteenth “American Idol” coronation single vaults into the Top 50.

Up ten places, “Beautiful Life” reaches a new peak of #44 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart. It received 879 plays during the May 24-30 tracking week.

That count bests last week’s by a healthy 357 spins.

Zedd’s “Beautiful Now (featuring Jon Bellion),” which joined “Beautiful Life” in reaching the Top 60 last week, also enters the Top 50 on this week’s Mediabase chart.

Spun 843 times (+318), it rises seven places to a new high of #46.

— Other new additions to the Top 50: Sam Smith’s “Like I Can” and Flo Rida’s “I Don’t Like It, I Love It (featuring Robin Thicke and Verdine White).”

The former, which received 709 tracking week spins (+494), vaults nineteen places to a new high of #47. The latter, which garnered 630 plays during the tracking week (+249), rises seven places to the #49 spot.

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.

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