Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” Reaches #1 At Pop Radio

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Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” makes good on predictions and rises to #1 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

The song, which was #3 on last week’s chart, received ~17,691 spins during the January 29-February 4 tracking week. The count represents a week-over-week gain of 1,184.

“Bad Things” is Machine Gun Kelly’s first pop radio #1. It is the second for Cabello, who previously topped the chart as part of Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home (featuring Ty Dolla $ign).”

“Bad Things” seizes the throne from Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful,” which drops to #2 after two weeks on top. It received ~16,199 spins this week (-1,322).

Maroon 5’s “Don’t Wanna Know” drops one spot to #3 with ~15,554 spins (-1,004), while Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj)” holds at #4 with ~13,228 weekly plays (-833).

Credited with ~13,136 tracking period spins (+1,528), ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” enjoys another week at #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.

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