The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” Reaches #1 at Pop Radio, Major Lazer Goes Top 5

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Already the #1 song at rhythmic radio, The Weeknd’s smash hit “Can’t Feel My Face” is now the leader at the pop format.

Thanks to the ~18,480 spins it received during the August 2-8 tracking week (+698), “Face” rises to #1 (+1) on Mediabase’s official pop radio airplay chart.

OMI’s “Cheerleader,” which last week, seized the top spot from Taylor Swift’s long-reigning “Bad Blood,” slips to #2 this week. It received ~18,449 weekly spins (-127).

“Bad Blood” holds at #3 on the strength of its ~15,940 tracking week spins (-1,022), while Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It (featuring Kid Ink)” remains #4 on this week’s chart. Its weekly spin count of ~14,493 trails last week’s mark by 16.

Major Lazer’s “Lean On (featuring DJ Snake & MØ)” grabs the #5 place on this week’s chart (+1). Spun ~13,386 times during the official tracking week (+1,230), “Lean On” is making its inaugural Top 5 appearance.

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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