Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Claims #1 at Rhythmic Radio For 7th Straight Week

Spun ~6,948 times during the November 22-28 tracking week (-171), Drake’s “Hotline Bling” tops the Mediabase rhythmic airplay chart for a seventh straight week.

Its nearest competition comes from Alessia Cara’s “Here,” which rises one place to #2 on this week’s chart. Cara’s breakthrough single received ~6,129 plays during the official tracking week (+347).

“Here” switches places with Fetty Wap’s “679.” Number 3 on the chart, the hip-hop smash received ~5,567 weekly spins (-431).

Post Malone’s “White Iverson” (#4, = | ~5,269, +279) and The Weeknd’s “The Hills” (#5, = | ~4,199, -360) complete the Top 5.

— “Hotline Bling” concurrently slips to #2 at urban radio (after seven weeks on top) and rises to #2 at pop radio.

Written by Brian Cantor

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