Rihanna, Destructo, Keke Palmer Enter Top 50 at Rhythmic Radio

Rihanna [Kiss It Better Video]

As her “Needed Me” improves to #31, Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better” earns a Top 50 position at rhythmic radio.

Destructo’s “4 Real (featuring Ty Dolla $ign and ILOVEMAKONNEN)” and Keke Palmer’s “Enemiez (featuring Jeremih)” also reach the Top 50 this week.

Spun 399 times during the April 17-23 tracking week (+180), “Kiss It Better” ranks as the Mediabase rhythmic panel’s #45 song. It was #55 last week.

Beyond “Needed Me” and “Kiss It Better,” Rihanna is also represented at rhythmic by “Work (featuring Drake),” which slips to #3 after seven weeks at #1.

Up five places, “4 Real” takes #48 on the strength of its 292 weekly spins (+39).

A weekly spin count of 246 (+34) earns “Enemiez” this week’s #50 position. It was #56 last week.

— While not new to the Top 50, DNCE’s “Cake By The Ocean” and E-40’s “Slappin” re-enter this week. The former rises six places to #46; the latter enjoys a two-place lift to #49.

Written by Brian Cantor

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