Major Lazer & Ellie Goulding, Hozier, Fetty Wap, Becky G Reach Top 50 at Pop Radio

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Major Lazer’s “Lean On” is the new #1 song on Mediabase’s pop radio airplay chart.

Its new “Powerful (featuring Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley)” now ranks as one of pop radio’s Top 50 songs.

Spun 662 times during the August 30-September 5 tracking week (+417), “Powerful” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #46 song.

It held the #60 ranking last week.

Hozier’s new single “Someone New” also establishes itself as a Top 50 song this week. Up four places, it grabs #48 on the strength of its 582 tracking week spins (+71).

Fetty Wap’s “679 (featuring Remy Boyz),” which is already a Top 10 hit at rhythmic radio, claims the #49 ranking at pop radio. Up ten places, it received 465 tracking week spins (+184).

Becky G’s “Break a Sweat” claims the last available Top 50 slot. Thanks to its 387 weekly spins (+162), it rises twelve places to #50.

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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