Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” Enters Top 10 at Pop Radio; Drake Goes Top 15

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown,” which this past week crossed the 500,000 sales mark, is officially one of the Top 10 songs at pop radio.

Spun ~8,524 times during the October 11-17 tracking week (+172), “Downtown” rises two places to #9 on the Mediabase pop airplay chart.

It follows “Thrift Shop,” “Can’t Hold Us,” and “Same Love” in becoming the duo’s fourth Top 10 hit at pop radio.

“Downtown” is the only new addition to the Top 10 this week.

New to the Top 15, meanwhile, is Drake’s “Hotline Bling.” The smash, which received ~7,438 weekly plays (+2,032), rises six places to #13 on the chart.

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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