Macklemore & Ed Sheeran, Elle King, Icona Pop, Nico & Vinz Reach Pop’s Top 50

Elle King [NBC]

In shooting from #69 to #28, Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself” is the highest-charting addition to pop radio’s Top 50.

It is not the only song to score an inaugural Top 50 ranking from the Mediabase pop panel.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Growing Up (featuring Ed Sheeran)” also achieves the feat. Up ten places, it claims #43 on the strength of its 843 tracking week spins (+257).

Elle King’s “Ex’s and Oh’s,” which rises to #2 on this week’s alternative airplay chart, grabs the #45 spot at pop radio. Up nine places, it scored 804 spins during the August 9-15 tracking week (+279).

Thanks to a weekly spin count of 701 (+96), Icona Pop’s “Emergency” rises four places to #48 on this week’s chart. Nico & Vinz’ “That’s How You Know (featuring Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha)” enters the Top 50 at #50. The song, which rises six places, received 602 weekly plays (+137).

— Despite suffering a week-over-week spin loss, Austin Mahone’s “Dirty Work” re-enters the Top 50 at #49. It was #51 last week.

Written by Brian Cantor

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