X Ambassadors, Robin Thicke & Nicki Minaj, Daya Join Pop Radio’s Top 40

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X Ambassadors’ crossover smash, Robin Thicke’s latest collaboration with Nicki Minaj, and Daya’s debut single officially enter the Top 40 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

X Ambassadors’ “Renegades,” which spent eleven weeks at #1 on the alternative chart and is already a Top 10 hit at Hot AC radio, rises to #34 on this week’s Mediabase pop chart. Up seven places, it received 1,659 plays during the August 30-September 5 tracking week (+369).

Robin Thicke’s “Back Together (featuring Nicki Minaj)” also joins the Top 40 on this week’s chart. Spun 1,594 times during the official tracking week (+396), it rises nine places to #35.

Thicke and Minaj previously collaborated on “Shakin’ It 4 Daddy.”

Up three places, Daya’s “Hide Away” earns #40 on this week’s Mediabase pop chart. The track, which appears on Daya’s self-titled EP, received 1,346 weekly spins (+80).

Written by Brian Cantor

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