Drake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Rita Ora & Chris Brown Reach Top 15 at Rhythmic

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” is the highest-charting of three additions to the Top 15 at rhythmic radio.

Spun ~2,451 times during the September 6-12 tracking week (+1,025), “Hotline Bling” rockets nine places to a new peak of #12 on the Mediabase rhythmic airplay chart. Its week-over-week spin gain of 1,025 was the greatest for a rhythmic song this week.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” also soars into the Top 15. Up eight places, it grabs #14 on the strength of its ~2,283 weekly plays (+884). It ranks as the week’s second-greatest airplay gainer.

Rita Ora’s “Body On Me (featuring Chris Brown)” earns the last available Top 15 slot. The iHeartRadio “On the Verge” song rises three places to #15 this week. It received ~2,239 weekly spins (+503).

Written by Brian Cantor

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