“Despacito” Remix, “Swalla,” “The Cure” Join Top 20 At Pop Radio

The Luis Fonsi-Daddy Yankee-Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo-Nicki Minaj-Ty Dolla $ign and Lady Gaga tracks rise to new peaks.

Despacito Remix Cover | Republic Records

Three songs move into the Top 20 on this week’s edition of the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Up five places, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” earns #16 on this week’s chart. It received 5,939 spins during the May 14-20 tracking week.

The count bests last week’s mark by 2,002 places. Only DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One” enjoyed a greater weekly pop airplay gain (+2,263).

Credited with 3,788 spins (+404), Jason Derulo’s “Swalla (featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)” rises five spots to #19.

Lady Gaga’s “The Cure” directly follows at #20. The song, which was #23 last week, received 3,772 spins this week (+360).

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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