The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Remains #1 At Pop Radio; DJ Snake & Bieber Top 5

Closer Lyric Video [Columbia Records]

The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” continues its reign at pop radio.

Spun ~19,170 times during the October 2-8 tracking week (+448), “Closer” earns a third straight week atop Mediabase’s pop airplay chart.

Its closest competition is not all that close. Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better,” which rises one place to #2, received ~15,717 spins during the official tracking period (+168).

Up one place, twenty one pilots’ “Heathens” earns third with ~15,589 spins. Major Lazer’s “Cold Water (featuring Justin Bieber & MØ)” falls two places to #4 with ~15,370 weekly plays (-1,214), while DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber)” climbs one spot to #5.

“Let Me Love You,” which is making its first Top 5 appearance, received ~13,664 weekly spins (+1,721).

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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