Powered by mammoth week-over-week airplay gains, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” rockets to new highs on this week’s Mediabase pop and rhythmic radio airplay charts.
It rises five places to #3 on the pop listing and climbs three spots to #4 at rhythmic.
“Despacito” received ~14,589 pop spins during the June 11-17 tracking week. The count bests last week’s mark by a healthy 1,869 spins; only David Guetta’s “2U (featuring Justin Bieber)” enjoyed a greater weekly airplay gain (+2,385).
The single meanwhile received ~4,578 tracking week spins at rhythmic. Its week-over-week increase of 693 represents rhythmic radio’s greatest weekly airplay gain.
— DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One (featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)” also enters the Top 5 at pop radio this week; it rises two spots to #5.
— Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” also enters rhythmic radio’s Top 5; it climbs one place to #5.