The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Spends 10th Week As Pop’s #1 Song

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The reign continues for The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey).”

Played ~16,984 times during the November 27-December 3 tracking week (-980), “Closer” earns a third consecutive (and tenth total) week at #1 on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

In securing a tenth week on top, “Closer” ties Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines (featuring Pharrell & TI)” as the longest-reigning pop #1 since the Mediabase/R&R data split in 2006.

Credited with ~16,521 weekly spins (+884), Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj)” rises one place to #2. “Side To Side” is expected to reach #1 next week.

DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber)” falls one spot to #3 with ~16,031 weekly spins (-1,372), while The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” holds at #4 on the strength of its ~15,176 (+495).

Up one spot, Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic” earns #5. It received ~13,362 weekly plays (+169).

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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