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Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” Likely Headed For #1 at Pop Radio

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“Love Yourself,” Justin Bieber’s rapidly rising third “Purpose” single, may reach #1 on the Mediabase pop airplay chart by as early as this week.

“Love Yourself” received 2,238 spins on Sunday, January 24, which marks the first day of the January 24-30 tracking week. Up 13.3% from last Sunday’s figure, the tally positions “Love Yourself” at #2 on Mediabase’s building chart.

It trails only Alessia Cara’s “Here” on the building chart. The song, which topped this past week’s official chart, received 2,332 spins on Sunday (-4.0%).

If the songs maintain their current trajectories, “Love Yourself” will overtake “Here” before the chart goes final this weekend.

Previous “Purpose” singles “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry” both reached #1 on the pop chart; the latter ruled for multiple weeks.

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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