5SOS’ “She’s Kinda Hot” Reaches Pop’s Top 20; Silento, Omarion Also Enter

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A substantial weekly airplay gain thrusts 5 Seconds of Summer’s “She’s Kinda Hot” into the Top 20 on Mediabase’s pop radio airplay chart.

Spun ~4,308 times during the July 26-August 1 tracking week (+1,501), “She’s Kinda Hot” jumps eight places to a new peak of #18 on the chart.

Its week-over-week spin gain of 1,501 ranks as the pop format’s third-greatest. Only Selena Gomez’ “Good For You” (+1,787) and One Direction’s new “Drag Me Down” (~+1,520) enjoyed greater gains.

“She’s Kinda Hot” follows “She Looks So Perfect” and “Amnesia” in becoming 5SOS’ third Top 20 pop hit.

It is one of three additions to this week’s Top 20.

— Also new to the mix are Silento’s “Watch Me” and Omarion’s “Post to Be (featuring Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko).”

Up four places, “Watch Me” claims #19 on the strength of its ~4,216 weekly spins (+814). “Post to Be,” which previously topped the rhythmic and urban airplay charts, rises two places to a new pop peak of #20. It received ~4,110 weekly spins (+278).

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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