ZAYN, Charlie & Selena, Ben Rector, Rihanna, Sofia Carson, More Enter Pop Radio’s Top 50

Based on airplay received during the May 22-28 tracking week, singles by ZAYN, Charlie Puth, Ben Rector, Rihanna, Sofia Carson, gnash, and Coldplay earn Top 50 positions.

Played 817 times during the official tracking period (+275), ZAYN’s new single “Like I Would” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #41 song. It was #51 last week.

Charlie Puth’s “We Don’t Talk Anymore (featuring Selena Gomez)” follows at #42. The song, which received 815 tracking week spins (+515), was #60 last week.

Up nine places from last week’s ranking, Ben Rector’s “Brand New” takes #43. It received 797 weekly spins (+279).

Rihanna’s Top 10 rhythmic and urban hit “Needed Me” is this week’s #46 pop song. It was played 627 times during the official tracking period (+326).

Sofia Carson’s debut single “Love Is The Name” enters the Top 50 at #48. Up five places from last week’s position, it received 563 weekly spins (+89).

gnash’s “I Hate U, I Love U (featuring Olivia O’Brien)” takes #49. The song, which improves upon last week’s ranking by six places, garnered 516 weekly spins (+125).

A tracking week spin count of 485 (+102) elevates Coldplay’s “Hymn For The Weekend (featuring Beyonce)” six places to #50.

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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