The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Spends 5th Week As Pop Radio’s #1 Song

Closer Lyric Video [Columbia Records]

The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” remains a dominant #1 at pop radio.

Spun ~19,110 times during the October 16-22 tracking week (-146), the smash tops the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart for a fifth consecutive week.

“Closer” maintains a massive lead over the #2 song.

twenty one pilots’ “Heathens,” again the #2 song, received ~17,639 spins during the official tracking week (+579). DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber)” holds at #3 with ~16,747 spins (+1,463), while The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” rises three places to #4 on the strength of its ~13,245 weekly spins (+1,826).

Down one place, Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better” is #5 on this week’s chart. It received ~12,571 spins (-2,134).

Written by Brian Cantor

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