Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Remains #1 at Rhythmic Radio

Drake’s smash “Hotline Bling” continues to rule Mediabase’s rhythmic radio airplay chart.

“Hotline Bling” received ~7,691 plays within the official October 25-31 tracking week (+102). By far the week’s greatest at rhythmic radio, the count earns Drake’s tune a third straight week at #1.

Fetty Wap’s “679,” the closest competitor, takes #2 courtesy its ~6,291 weekly plays (-51). It was #3 on last week’s chart.

The Weeknd’s “The Hills” (#3, -1 | ~6,049, -627), Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” (#4, +1 | ~4,715, +394), and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” (#5, -1 | ~4,708, +87).

— In addition to retaining its rhythmic radio crown, “Hotline Bling” tops the urban chart for a fourth straight week. It also makes its inaugural appearance inside the Top 5 at pop radio.

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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