Alessia Cara, Sia & Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj Enter Pop Radio’s Top 20

Alessia Cara [NBC]

Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful” is the highest ranking of three additions to the Top 20 at pop radio.

Played ~5,314 times during the October 2-8 tracking period (+834), “Scars” earns #16 on this week’s Mediabase pop chart. It was #21 last week.

Sia’s “The Greatest (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” also earns a Top 20 position. Up five places, “The Greatest” takes #19 on the strength of its ~4,584 tracking period spins (+1,517).

Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj),” the week’s third addition to the Top 20, directly follows at #20. Up six places from last week’s position, it received ~4,386 weekly plays (+1,517).

Written by Brian Cantor

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