Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” Reaches Top 25 at Pop, Rhythmic Radio

Last week, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” parlayed only three days of airplay into a Top 30 debut on the Mediabase pop chart.

This week, on the strength of a complete week of spins, “Downtown” jumps into the Top 25.

Spun ~3,902 times during the August 30-September 5 tracking week (+1,928), “Downtown” rises six places to #24 on the Mediabase airplay chart.

“Downtown” is one of three additions to this week’s Top 25. Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” and Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams,” which also enter that portion of the chart, grab #18 and #19, respectively.

— “Downtown” also earns a Top 25 position on this week’s rhythmic airplay chart. It reaches #22 on the strength of its ~1,396 tracking week spins (+934).

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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