A Great Big World, Carly Rae Jepsen, Icona Pop, Elle King Enter Pop Radio’s Top 60

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A Great Big World’s “Hold Each Other (featuring Futuristic)” is the highest-charting of five additions to the Top 60 at pop radio.

Spun 420 times during the July 26-August 1 tracking week (+307), “Hold Each Other” climbs twenty eight places to earn the #53 position on Mediabase’s pop panel. No song currently positioned beneath the Top 50 enjoyed a weekly gain of equal or greater significance.

Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away With Me” also joins the Top 60. The critically acclaimed track, which received 389 tracking week spins (+228), jumps eighteen places to #55.

Icona Pop’s “Emergency” follows in the #56 position. Up thirteen places this week, the song received 359 weekly plays (+162).

Already a major hit at the alternative and Triple A formats and a rising one at hot adult contemporary, Elle King’s “Ex’s and Oh’s” crosses into Top 60 pop territory this week. Spun 354 times during the tracking week (+144), it climbs eight places to #57.

Nico & Vinz’ “That’s How You Know (featuring Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha)” is the last of the week’s new Top 60 pop additions. It rises four places to #58 on the strength of its 331 plays (+113).

Written by Brian Cantor

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