Drake, X Ambassadors, Ellie Goulding Indeed Reach Pop Radio’s Top 10

Drake [Hotline Bling Video]

Making good on Headline Planet’s projection, Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” X Ambassadors’ “Renegades,” and Ellie Goulding’s “On My Mind” all officially reach the Top 10 on Mediabase’s pop radio airplay chart.

Spun ~9,594 times during the official October 18-24 tracking week (+2,156), “Hotline Bling” ascends five places to #8 on this week’s listing.

This week’s spin count bests last week’s by a whopping 2,156; that represents pop radio’s greatest weekly gain.

Up two places, “Renegades” claims #9 on the strength of its ~9,052 weekly spins (+776). “On My Mind,” which received ~8,860 spins within the official tracking week (+959), enjoys a two-place rise of its own. It takes #10 on this week’s 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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