Chainsmokers & Coldplay, Zedd & Alessia, Linkin Park & Kiiara Reach Pop Radio’s Top 20

Chris Martin performing with Chainsmokers at iHearts [Andrew Swarz/iHeartRadio]

Three collaborations — two of which posted the week’s biggest airplay gains — move into the Top 20 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Played 4,320 times during the March 5-11 tracking week, The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” soars nine spots to #17. This week’s spin count bests last week’s by 1,951, marking pop radio’s greatest weekly airplay gain.

Also up nine places, Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” takes #18 on this week’s chart. It received 4,163 tracking period plays. Its week-over-week gain of 1,812 spins is the pop format’s second-greatest.

Up one place, Linkin Park’s “Heavy (featuring kiiara)” takes #20. It garnered 4,083 tracking period plays (+566).

Written by Brian Cantor

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