Halsey’s “Bad At Love,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Why” Enter Pop Radio’s Top 50

The new Halsey, Dua Lipa and Sabrina Carpenter singles earn Top 50 rankings at US pop radio.

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Based on airplay received during the August 13-19 tracking week, Halsey’s “Bad At Love,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “Why” earn Top 50 positions at pop radio.

Played 507 times during the tracking period (+285), “Bad At Love” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #45 song. It was #57 last week.

Up five places, “New Rules” grabs #46. It also received 507 spins but loses the tiebreaker due to its smaller week-over-week gain (+207).

“Why,” which received 475 tracking week spins (+311), rises sixteen places to #47.

“Bad At Love” and “New Rules” are officially impacting pop radio this week. “Why” impacted last week — and ranked as the format’s second-most added song.

Written by Brian Cantor

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