Major Lazer & Ellie Goulding, Robin Thicke, Meghan Trainor, AGBW Enter Pop’s Top 30

Major Lazer [FXX]

In rising seven places to #24, Elle King’s “Ex’s and Oh’s” cracks the Top 30 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Four other songs also make their inaugural appearances in that territory.

Spun ~2,361 times during the September 13-19 tracking week (+880), Major Lazer’s “Powerful (featuring Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley)” rockets thirteen places to #28 on this week’s chart.

Robin Thicke’s “Back Together (featuring Nicki Minaj)” also advances into this week’s Top 30. Up four places, it grabs #28 on the strength of its ~2,123 weekly plays (+126).

Meghan Trainor’s “Like I’m Gonna Lose You (featuring John Legend)” follows at #29. The song, which was #35 on last week’s chart, received ~2,055 tracking week spins (+357).

A Great Big World’s “Hold Each Other (featuring Futuristic)” claims the last available Top 30 slot. Spun ~1,956 times this week (+229), it rises four places to a new peak of #30.

Written by Brian Cantor

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