Kendrick Lamar & Rihanna’s “LOYALTY.” Reaches #1 At Urban Radio

The collaboration dethrones Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow.”

Kendrick Lamar & Rihanna in LOYALTY | TDE/Interscope

Last month, Kendrick Lamar’s “LOYALTY. (featuring Rihanna)” reached #1 at rhythmic radio.

This week, it earns the top spot on Mediabase’s urban radio chart.

Played ~5,292 times during the October 8-14 tracking week, “LOYALTY.” rises one spot to #1.

This week’s spin count actually trails last week’s mark by 55 plays, but it still ranks as the week’s best tally.

“LOYALTY.” overtakes Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow,” which spent the past six weeks at #1. “Bodak Yellow” falls to #2 this week; it received ~5,238 spins (-240).

Yo Gotti’s “Rake It Up (featuring Nicki Minaj)” holds at #3 with ~4,670 spins (-335), while GoldLink’s “Crew (featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy)” stays at #4 with ~4,529 (+36).

Credited with ~3,421 spins (-290), DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts (featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)” spends another week at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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