Major Lazer, PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj’s “Run Up” Receiving Early Pop Radio Airplay

Major Lazer's Run Up Cover

Major Lazer’s “Run Up (featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)” just arrived Friday and has not yet officially gone for pop radio adds, but a substantial number of pop stations are already playing the song.

According to Mediabase, Detroit’s 98.7 AMP currently ranks as the song’s top supporter. It had played the song 9 times by the close of the January 22-28 tracking week.

San Francisco’s WiLD 94.9, San Diego’s Energy 103.7 and Sacramento’s 107.9 The End each played the song 7 times within that window, while Chattanooga’s Hits 96, Chicago’s B96, Boston’s 103.3 AMP and Los Angeles’ 97.1 AMP each offered 5 spins.

Other notable early supporters include New Orleans’ B97 (4 plays), New York’s 92.3 AMP (3) and Philadelphia’s Q102 (3).

“Run Up” was officially released on January 27. It is currently #31 on the US iTunes sales chart and #34 on the daily US Spotify listing.

Written by Brian Cantor

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