Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Remains #1 at Rhythmic Radio; Alessia Cara Goes Top 5

It endured a very slight week-to-week airplay decline, but Drake’s “Hotline Bling” easily remains the #1 song at rhythmic radio.

Played ~7,639 times during the November 1-7 tracking week (-54), “Hotline Bling” tops Mediabase’s rhythmic airplay chart for a fourth consecutive week.

Its closest competition once again comes from Fetty Wap’s “679,” which holds at #2 on the strength of ~6,385 weekly spins (+92).

The Weeknd’s “The Hills” (~5,734, -316) and Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” (~4,987, +270) stay put at #3 and #4, respectively, while Alessia Cara’s “Here” rises to #5.

Up one place, Cara’s breakthrough song received ~4,933 weekly rhythmic spins (+701).

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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