The Weeknd’s “The Hills” Still Holds #1 at Rhythmic, Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Goes Top 5

The Weeknd’s “The Hills” spends a fourth week atop the Mediabase rhythmic radio airplay chart, and it does so with another dramatic spin differential.

Spun ~7,244 times during the September 20-26 tracking week (+165), “The Hills” easily ranks as the format’s #1 song.

Fetty Wap’s “679 (featuring Remy Boyz),” which rises three places to the runner-up spot, trails by nearly 2,000 plays. It received ~5,313 during the official tracking week (+667).

Fetty Wap also holds the week’s #3 position. Down one place, his “My Way (featuring Monty)” claims #3 on the strength of its ~4,665 weekly plays (-623).

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” (#4, +6 | ~4,447, +1,091) and The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” (#5, -2 | ~4,398, -428) complete the Top 5. The Drake song, which is the week’s greatest airplay gainer, makes its inaugural Top 5 appearance.

Written by Brian Cantor

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