Major Lazer, Justin Bieber & MØ’s “Cold Water” Reaches Pop’s Top 10; Drake & Rihanna’s “Too Good” Top 15

Major Lazer [Cold Water Cover | Mad Decent/Def Jam]

Major Lazer’s “Cold Water (featuring Justin Bieber & MØ)” predictably blasts into the Top 10 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Drake’s “Too Good (featuring Rihanna)” concurrently moves into the Top 15.

Spun ~10,011 times during the August 7-13 tracking period, “Cold Water” rises two places** to #9 on this week’s chart.

This week’s spin count bests last week’s by a healthy 2,012. Only The Chainsmokers’ #20 “Closer (featuring Halsey)” (+2,787) enjoyed a greater weekly airplay gian.

As “Cold Water” moves into the Top 10, Drake’s “Too Good (featuring Rihanna)” joins the Top 15. Up five places, “Too Good” claims #15 on the strength of ~6,477 weekly plays (+1,199).

**Note: “Cold Water” was #12 on the published edition of last week’s chart, but a mid-week revision brought it up to #11.

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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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