Robin Thicke & Nicki Minaj’s “Back Together”, Hozier’s “Someone New” Enter Pop’s Top 60

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Powered by a substantial weekly spin gain, Robin Thicke’s “Back Together (featuring Nicki Minaj)” establishes itself as one of pop radio’s Top 60 songs.

Spun 533 times during the August 9-15 tracking week, the track ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s 52nd-most-played song. It was the previous week’s #72 song.

This week’s spin count bests last week’s mark by 392 plays. That is the greatest airplay gain for a song beneath the Top 40.

Hozier’s “Someone New” also earns a Top 60 position this week. Up 13 places, it grabs #60 on the strength of its 253 weekly plays (+118).

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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