Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” Officially Earns #1 At Pop Radio

“Thunder” becomes Imagine Dragons’ second #1 pop hit.

Imagine Dragons' Thunder Video | Interscope

Making good on the mid-week projection, Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” jumps to #1 on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Up three places from last week’s position, “Thunder” earns #1 on the strength of its ~16,296 tracking period plays. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 1,438.

“Thunder” follows “Demons” in becoming the second career pop radio #1 for Imagine Dragons.

Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still,” last week’s chart-topper, falls to #2 this week. It received ~15,570 spins during the November 12-18 tracking week (-951).

A two-place rise brings Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug)” to #3. The song’s tracking period play count of ~14,736 tops last week’s mark by 2,505 plays, which ranks as the pop format’s greatest airplay gain.

Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry” falls two spots to #4 with ~13,988 spins (-1,810), while a spin count of ~12,903 spins (-2,559) brings Logic’s “1-800-273-8255 (featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)” down two places to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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