The Weeknd’s “Face” Stays #1 at Rhythmic; Major Lazer, Fetty Wap Reach Top 5

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In addition to reaching the apex of this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” earns a fourth week atop the rhythmic listing.

While it suffered a week-over-week airplay loss of 102, its weekly spin count of ~6,660 was still the rhythmic format’s greatest during the August 2-8 tracking week.

OMI’s “Cheerleader,” which holds at #2, follows with ~6,191 weekly spins (+165).

Silento’s “Watch Me” repeats at #3 courtesy its tracking week spin total of ~5,744 (+288), while Major Lazer’s “Lean On (featuring DJ Snake & MØ)” and Fetty Wap’s “My Way (featuring Monty)” claim the #4 and #5, positions, respectively.

Up three places, “Lean On” received ~4,657 plays during the August 2-8 tracking week (+647). “My Way,” which also rises three places, earned a weekly spin count of ~4,152 (+475).

Written by Brian Cantor

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