Alessia Cara, One Direction, Zara Larsson & MNEK, Empire Of The Sun Enter Top 50 at Pop Radio

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The follow-up to Alessia Cara’s chart-topping “Here” is now one of the Top 50 songs at pop radio.

Spun 994 times during the January 31-February 6 tracking week (+596), Cara’s “Wild Things” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #41 song. It was #51 last week.

One Direction’s “History” also reaches the Top 50 this week. The third “Made In The AM” jumps eight places to #44 on the strength of its 855 weekly spins (+466).

Zara Larsson & MNEK’s “Never Forget You” follows at #45. Spun 735 times this week (+424), the international hit bests last week’s position by eleven.

Back on the radar thanks to Honda’s “The Dreamer” commercial, Empire Of The Sun’s 2008 song “Walking On A Dream” is a Top 50 pop song in 2016. Up nine places, it takes #48 on the strength of 603 weekly spins (+333).

Written by Brian Cantor

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