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KIIARA, Rihanna, Jordan Fisher Set To Reach Pop Radio’s Top 30

Three songs are on track to reach pop radio’s Top 30 this week.

KIIARA’s “Gold,” one of those three, received 1,976 spins during the first six days of the June 26-July 2 tracking week. Up 20.6% from the count at this point last week, the tally slots KIIARA’s breakthrough at #28 on Mediabase’s building chart.

The song will also receive a positional boost due to the fact that Mike Posner’s building #12 “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” and Zara Larsson & MNEK’s building #19 “Never Forget You” are set to be removed as recurrents this week.

Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” which is currently #29 on the building chart with 1,899 spins (+25.7%), is also on track to claim a Top 30 position on the official Mediabase chart.

The removal of the aforementioned two recurrents will additionally thrust Jordan Fisher’s “All About Us” into the Top 30. Played 1,599 times during the week’s first six days (+22.6%), “All About Us” is currently #31 on the building chart.

— Ben Rector’s “Brand New” also has a chance of going Top 30 this week. It is #33 on the building chart and may be able to leapfrog Desiigner’s rapidly fading “Panda” to reach #32. If it does, it will the aforementioned recurrent removal will bump it up to #30 on the final chart.

Brian Cantor

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