DJ Khaled’s “For Free,” Drake’s “Controlla,” Zara Larsson’s “Lush Life” Enter Pop Radio’s Top 50

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Three songs officially crack pop radio’s Top 50 this week, and two involve Drake.

DJ Khaled’s “For Free,” which features Drake, ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #45 song this week. Up thirteen places from last week’s position, “For Free” received 582 tracking week spins (+319).

Spun 382 times during the tracking period (+33), Drake’s own “Controlla” rises four places to #49.

Zara Larsson’s “Lush Life” directly follows at #50. The song, which was #79 last week, earns its new peak ranking thanks to a tracking week spin count of 311 (+222).

— While it is not new to the Top 50, Usher’s “Crash” re-enters this week. Up six places, it takes #46 on the strength of its 564 weekly spins (+198).

Written by Brian Cantor

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