Sia & Sean Paul’s “Cheap Thrills” Stays #1 At Pop Radio; Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” Enters Top 3

Sia [Mary Ellen Matthews | RCA Press Photo]

Last week, “Cheap Thrills (featuring Sean Paul)” became the first Sia single to ever reach #1 on the Mediabase pop airplay chart.

This week, it remains #1 on the chart.

Played ~19,114 times during the July 24-30 tracking week (+426), “Cheap Thrills” ranks as pop radio’s top song for a second consecutive week.

Calvin Harris’ “This Is What You Came For (featuring Rihanna)” holds at #2 with ~17,519 weekly spins (+741). Up three places, twenty one pilots’ “Ride” moves into the #3 position. The multi-format hit received ~16,153 spins during the official tracking period (+1,847).

Down one place, The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down (featuring Daya)” takes #4 on this week’s chart. It garnered ~15,285 spins during the official tracking week (-1,435). A spin count of ~14,521 brings Drake’s “One Dance (featuring WizKid & Kyla),” which was #4 last week, down to #5.

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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