Rihanna & Drake’s “Work” Claims #1 at Rhythmic, Urban Radio For 3rd Week

The reigning #1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 remains the hottest song at rhythmic and urban radio.

And Rihanna’s “Work (featuring Drake)” does not simply lead the Mediabase rhythmic and urban airplay charts for a third week. It actually enjoyed week-to-week gains in airplay at both formats.

The song received ~6,888 rhythmic spins during the March 13-19 tracking week. Up 208 from last week’s spin count, the tally keeps “Work” comfortably ahead of the competition.

G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha’s “Me, Myself & I,” which holds at #2, received ~5,630 tracking week spins (-300).

Flo Rida’s “My House” (#3, = | ~5,347, -186), Yo Gotti’s “Down In The DM” (#4, = | ~3,942, -577), and Chris Brown’s “Back To Sleep” (#5, +2 | ~3,857, +267) complete rhythmic radio’s Top 5.

— “Work” concurrently received ~5,270 weekly urban spins, which marks an increase of 545 from the previous week.

Jeremih’s “oui” holds at #2 with ~3,906 plays (-2), while Beyonce’s “Formation” (#3, +3 | ~3,686, +405), Bryson Tiller’s “Don’t” (#4, -1 | ~3,635, -1), and Luke Nasty’s “Might Be” (#5, +2 | ~3,572, +328) form the balance of urban’s Top 5.

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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