Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Remains #1 at Rhythmic Radio, Justin Bieber Goes Top 5

A week-over-week spin gain allows Drake’s “Hotline Bling” to widen its lead on Mediabase’s rhythmic radio airplay chart.

The smash hit, which last week reached the top of the chart, this week retains its crown. “Hotline Bling” received ~7,596 spins during the official October 18-24 tracking week (+175).

The Weeknd’s “The Hills,” which remains #2, received ~6,681 weekly spins (-180).

Fetty Wap’s “679” repeats at #3 (~6,347 spins, +112), while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” is once again the format’s #4 song (~4,621, +319).

The chart’s first movement comes at #5, where Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” rises one place to a new peak. It was played ~4,321 times during the official tracking week (+572).

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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