Drake’s “Controlla” Rises To #53 at Pop Radio; DJ Khaled’s “For Free” Up To #58

Drake, whose “One Dance” and “Too Good” are respectively #3 and #41 at pop radio, is part of two additional songs in the Top 60.

Based on airplay received during the June 12-18 tracking week, his “Controlla” officially ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #53 song. DJ Khaled’s “For Free,” which features Drake, is #58.

Up five places from last week’s position, “Controlla” received 349 spins during the tracking period. 48 stations — 18 of them new supporters — contributed to that weekly spin total.

“For Free,” which was #83 last week, received 263 weekly spins. A total of 53 stations, including 36 new supporters, played the song within the confines of the tracking week.

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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