ZAYN, Nathan Sykes & Ariana Grande, Kygo & Parson James Enter Pop Radio’s Top 50

Despite not emerging until the sixth day of the January 24-30 tracking week, ZAYN’s debut solo single “PILLOWTALK” earns a Top 50 ranking at pop radio.

The song, which received promotional airplay support on Friday, amassed 787 pop spins within the official tracking week. The count positions “PILLOWTALK” as the Mediabase pop panel’s #44 song.

“PILLOWTALK” is one of four additions to the weekly Top 50.

Rihanna’s new “Work (featuring Drake),” which debuts at #29, is the highest ranking of the group.

Nathan Sykes’ “Over And Over Again (featuring Ariana Grande)” also earns a Top 50 ranking. Spun 431 times during the tracking week (+171), Sykes’ tune rises three places to #48.

Kygo’s “Stole The Show (featuring Parson James)” earns the #50 position this week. Up four places, the song received 401 tracking week plays (+204).

Written by Brian Cantor

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