“Let It Go” Becomes James Bay’s First Top 10 at Pop Radio; “Cheap Thrills” Becomes Sia’s Biggest Hit

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James Bay’s “Let It Go” and Sia’s “Cheap Thrills (featuring Sean Paul)” respectively reach #8 and #9 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

In doing so, “Let It Go” becomes Bay’s first Top 10 hit at pop radio. “Cheap Thrills” surpasses the #10-peaking “Chandelier” to become Sia’s highest-charting pop hit as a lead artist.

Up three places from last week’s position, “Let It Go” received ~9,353 spins during the June 12-18 tracking week (+671).

“Cheap Thrills,” which rises four places from last week’s spot, received ~9,295 weekly spins (+1,809). The week-over-week gain of 1,809 represents the greatest at pop radio this 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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