The Weeknd’s “Starboy” Tops Urban Radio Add Board; Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” Takes Second

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In addition to leading the hot adult contemporary, pop and rhythmic add boards, The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” earns the most added honor at urban radio.

The superstar’s new single was picked up by 56 Mediabase-monitored urban stations this week. The count gives “Starboy” a comfortable advantage over the rest of the pack.

Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain,” the week’s next-most added song, landed at 37 stations this week. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s “My Sh*t” follows with 23 adds, while an add count of 10 slots Rayy Dubb’s “You Lied” as fourth-most added.

Each picked up by 8 stations, 21 Savage & Metro Boomin’s “X (featuring Future)” and Lil Uzi Vert’s “You Was Right” tie for fifth-most added.

Dae Dae’s “Spend It,” Kent Jones’ “Alright,” and Young M.A’s “Ooouuu” tie for seventh place with 7 adds a piece, while Young Thug’s “Digits” (6 adds) ranks as tenth-most added.

Written by Brian Cantor

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