Major Lazer, Shaggy, Ed Sheeran Climb into Pop Radio’s Top 20

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Major Lazer’s red-hot “Lean On (featuring MØ & DJ Snake)” is the highest-charting three additions to the Top 20 at pop radio.

Up six places, “Lean On” soars to #17 on this week’s Mediabase pop chart. The song received ~4,743 spins (+1,025) during the June 7-13 tracking week. Already Major Lazer’s highest-charting pop entry to date, the song is now the EDM group’s first Top 20 pop hit.

Also new to the Top 20 is Shaggy’s “I Need Your Love (featuring Mohombi, Faydee and Costi).” While its week-over-week spin gain was a modest 71, it nonetheless rises two places to a new high of #19. The song received a total of ~4,419 spins during the aforementioned June 7-13 tracking week.

The third new Top 20 entry is Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph.” Up four places, the song rises to a new peak of #20 on the strength of its ~3,955 weekly spins (+372).

Written by Brian Cantor

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