The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Reclaims #1 At Pop Radio; Ariana & Nicki Enter Top 5

The Chainsmokers & Halsey [Closer Video | Columbia]

The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” is back atop the pop radio mountain.

Played ~18,394 times during the November 13-19 tracking week (-421), “Closer” returns to #1 on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart. This marks the song’s eighth total week at #1.

It was #2 last week.

DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber),” which ruled last week’s chart, is #2 this week. It received ~18,301 weekly spins (-633).

Up one place, The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” earns #3 on the strength of ~14,575 weekly plays (-145). twenty one pilots’ “Heathens” falls a place to #4 with ~14,118 (-2,329), while a weekly spin count of ~14,070 (+1,748) lifts Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj)” one spot to #5.

“Side To Side” is this week’s greatest airplay gainer.

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.

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