Drake’s “Controlla” Officially Reaches #1 At Urban Radio

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A Drake single replaces a single featuring Drake on this week’s Mediabase urban airplay chart.

Spun ~4,959 times during the August 7-13 tracking week (+362), Drake’s “Controlla” rises one place to #1 on this week’s urban chart. It seizes the throne from DJ Khaled’s “For Free (featuring Drake),” which dips to #2 courtesy a spin count of ~4,453 (-309).

Rihanna’s “Needed Me” holds at #3 with ~4,353 tracking period plays (-39), while a spin count of ~3,672 keeps Beyonce’s “Sorry” at #4.

With ~3,486 in registered weekly plays (-185), Drake’s “One Dance (featuring WizKid & Kyla)” holds at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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