Russ’ “What They Want” Reaches Top 40 At Rhythmic Radio; Lil Yachty’s “1 Night” Enters Top 50

Russ [Official What They Want Video]

In rising from #41 to #30, Beyonce’s “Hold Up” represents the highest ranking addition to the Top 40 at rhythmic radio.

It is not the only addition.

Russ’ “What They Want” also enters the Top 40 this week. Up ten places, the song claims #36 on this week’s Mediabase rhythmic airplay chart.

“What They Want” received 798 spins during the August 28-September 3 tracking period (+361).

As “What They Want” moves into the Top 40, Lil Yachty’s “1 Night” earns a Top 50 position. Adele’s “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” returns to the Top 50.

Spun 478 times during the official tracking period (+198), “1 Night” ranks as the Mediabase rhythmic panel’s #46 song. It was #57 last week.

“Send My Love” re-enters the Top 50 at #48. Up four places from last week’s position, it received 447 weekly spins (+76).

Written by Brian Cantor

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