DJ Khaled & Drake’s “For Free” Reaches #1 At Urban Radio

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DJ Khaled’s “Major Key” was this past week’s #1 album in the United States.

His “For Free (featuring Drake),” which appears on the album, is the week’s #1 song at urban radio.

Spun ~4,762 times during the July 31-August 6 tracking week (+420), “For Free” rises to the top spot on Mediabase’s urban airplay chart. Up one place, it seizes the throne from Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” which had spent the past five weeks at #1.

With ~4,392 weekly spins (-158), “Needed Me” drops to #3 this week.

Sandwiched between the two is Drake’s Controlla.” Up two places, the song earns #2 on the strength of its ~4,597 weekly spins (+440).

Beyonce’s “Sorry” drops one spot to #4 with ~4,230 weekly plays (-30), while Drake’s “One Dance (featuring WizKid & Kyla)” holds at #5 on the strength of its ~3,671 (-164).

Written by Brian Cantor

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