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Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Claims #1 At US Pop Radio

“Despacito” completes its climb to the top of the US pop radio mountain.

Despacito Remix Cover | Republic Records

Making good on Headline Planet’s projection, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” reaches #1 on this week’s Mediabase US pop radio airplay chart.

Up one place from last week’s position, “Despacito” received ~18,150 spins during the July 2-8 tracking week. This week’s spin count tops last week’s mark by 708 plays.

“Despacito” seizes the throne from Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay,” which drops to #2 after six weeks on top. “Stay” received ~17,941 tracking week spins (-255).

DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One (featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)” holds at #3 with ~15,215 spins (+568), while a spin count of ~13,994 (+1,205) keeps Halsey’s “Now Or Never” at #4.

Credited with ~11,243 tracking week spins (-1,416), Julia Michaels’ “Issues” holds 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.

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.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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