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The Chainsmokers & Halsey, Flume & Kai Enter Pop Radio’s Top 10

Pop radio’s Top 10 welcomes two songs this week; both are collaborations.

Up four places, The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” reaches a new peak of #8 on the Mediabase pop chart. The smash hit received ~11,024 spins during the August 28-September 3 tracking period.

This week’s spin count bests last week’s by 2,153. Only twenty one pilots’ #18 “Heathens” (+2,221) enjoyed a greater weekly gain.

Flume’s “Never Be Like You (featuring Kai)” also secures a Top 10 position. The single rises one place to #10 on the strength of its ~9,154 weekly plays (+33).

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