Drake’s “Fake Love” Reaches #1 At Rhythmic Radio; Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” Top 5

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Making good on Headline Planet’s projection, Drake’s “Fake Love” rises to #1 on this week’s Mediabase rhythmic airplay chart.

Played ~6,748 times during the January 8-14 tracking week (+574), “Fake Love” rises one spot to the chart’s apex. It seizes the throne from Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles (featuring Gucci Mane),” which drops to #2 after a multi-week reign.

“Black Beatles” received ~6,220 weekly plays (-319).

Up one place, Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” earns #3. It received ~4,972 tracking period plays (+488).

Amine’s “Caroline,” which was #5 last week, improves to #4 this week. The breakthrough hit earned ~4,505 weekly spins (+132).

Credited with ~4,258 tracking week plays (+269), Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” rises two spots to #5.

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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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