The Weeknd’s “Starboy” Reaches #1 At Rhythmic Radio

The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” predictably earns #1 on this week’s Mediabase rhythmic airplay chart.

Up one place from last week’s position, “Starboy” received ~5,808 spins during the October 23-29 tracking week (+405).

“Starboy” seizes the throne from D.R.A.M.’s “Broccoli (featuring Lil Yachty),” which drops a spot to #2. It garnered ~5,536 weekly plays (-106).

The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” holds at #3 with ~4,575 tracking period plays (-59), while DJ Khaled’s “Do You Mind (featuring Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future & Rick Ross)” jumps two places to #4 courtesy its ~4,170 spins (+520).

Down one place, The Game’s “All Eyez (featuring Jeremih)” is #5 with ~4,071 spins (+39).

Written by Brian Cantor

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