Adele, Rae Sremmurd Reach Pop Radio’s Top 40; Alex Da Kid Enters Top 50

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Adele’s fourth “25” single and Rae Sremmurd’s Billboard Hot 100 #1 officially crack the Top 40 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Spun 1,253 times during the November 13-19 tracking week (+953), Adele’s “Water Under The Bridge” roars into the Top 40 at #32. It was below the chart at #54 last week.

Up twenty four places, Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles (featuring Gucci Mane)” grabs #36 on this week’s pop chart. It garnered 1,032 weekly spins (+759).

As “WUTB” and “Black Beatles” join the Top 40, Alex Da Kid’s “Not Easy (featuring X Ambassadors, Elle King & Wiz Khalifa)” earns a Top 50 position.

Played 462 times during the official tracking week (+160), “Not Easy” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #50 song. It was #53 last week.

Written by Brian Cantor

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