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Rachel Platten, Years & Years, Tove Lo, One Direction, Vamps Reach Pop Radio’s Top 60

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Rachel Platten’s Top 20 hot adult contemporary hit “Stand By You” is one of several additions to the Top 60 at pop radio.

Spun 361 times during the October 11-17 tracking week (+125), “Stand By You” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #54 song. It was #64 last week.

“Stand By You” is the follow-up to Platten’s breakthrough “Fight Song.”

Years & Years’ “Desire” also earns a Top 60 pop position. Up seven places, it claims #55 on the strength of its 323 weekly plays (+76).

Tove Lo’s new single “Moments” enjoys a twenty one place lift to #57. It received 304 weekly spins (+197).

One Direction’s “Perfect,” which serves as a follow-up to the group’s Top 10 hit “Drag Me Down,” arrives as pop’s #58 song. It received 303 plays across the final two days of the 10/11-17 tracking week.

The Vamps’ “Wake Up” rises ten places to #59 this week. It received 240 tracking week plays (+81).

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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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