Songs By Halsey, Why Don’t We, Dua Lipa, Sabrina Carpenter Reach Pop Radio’s Top 40

“Bad At Love,” “Something Different,” “New Rules,” and “Why” enter pop radio’s Top 40.

Halsey on The Late Show | Kowalchyk / CBS

In debuting at #22 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” is the highest-charting addition to the Top 40.

It is not the only addition.

Halsey’s “Bad At Love,” Why Don’t We’s “Something Different,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “Why” also enter that territory this week.

Played 1,268 times during the August 20-26 tracking week (+761), “Bad At Love” enters at #36. It was below last week’s chart at #45.

Up three places, “Something Different” takes #38. It received 1,060 tracking week spins (+269).

Credited with 931 spins (+424), “New Rules” rises seven spots to #39.

“Why,” which was #47 last week, takes #40 this week. It received 891 tracking period plays (+416).

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.

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