Ed Sheeran, DJ Khaled Singles Enter Rhythmic Radio’s Top 15; KYLE’s “iSpy” Joins Top 20

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As it retains its pop throne and rises to #1 at hot adult contemporary radio, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” moves into the Top 15 at rhythmic.

DJ Khaled’s “Shining (featuring Beyonce & Jay Z)” also scores a Top 15 position on this week’s Mediabase rhythmic airplay chart.

Up three places, “Shape Of You” takes #13 on the listing. It received 2,548 rhythmic spins during the February 19-25 tracking week (+426).

“Shining” concurrently rises fifteen places to a new peak of #15. The collaboration received 2,250 spins during the tracking week, besting last week’s count by a mammoth 1,120. That represents the rhythmic format’s greatest weekly airplay gain.

— While “Shape Of You” and “Shining” move into the format’s Top 15, KYLE’s “iSpy (featuring Lil Yachty)” joins the Top 20.

Played 2,090 times during the February 19-25 tracking week (+646), “iSpy” rises four spots to #19.

Written by Brian Cantor

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