Rihanna’s “Work” Enjoys 7th Week At #1 On Rhythmic, Urban Radio Airplay Charts

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The impressive reign continues for Rihanna’s “Work (featuring Drake).”

The song, which is only in its twelfth total week on Mediabase’s rhythmic and airplay charts, earns a seventh straight at the #1 position.

This week’s rhythmic victory comes thanks to a weekly spin count of ~5,705. Down a sizable 651 from last week’s count, the tally nonetheless keeps “Work” ahead of the other songs.

Jeremih’s “oui,” which repeats as runner-up, received ~5,028 spins during the April 10-16 tracking week (+438). Belly’s “Might Not (featuring The Weeknd)” holds at #3 with ~4,984 (+431), while Chris Brown’s “Back To Sleep” repeats at #4 courtesy a spin count of ~4,358 (-159).

Making its first appearance in the Top 5, Ty Dolla $ign’s “Saved (featuring E-40)” enjoys a one-place gain to #5. It received ~4,352 weekly plays (+359).

— “Work” concurrently received ~4,869 weekly spins at urban radio (-172). Its nearest competition on the chart comes from Bryson Tiller’s “Exchange,” which rises one place to #2 on the strength of its ~4,354 weekly spins (+210).

Jeremih’s “oui” slips one place to #3 with a spin count of ~4,269 (+20), while Luke Nasty’s “Might Be” (#4, = | ~3,804, -95) and Kevin Gates’ “2 Phones” (#5, = | ~3,588, +172) again complete the Top 5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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