N.E.R.D & Rihanna’s “Lemon” Joins Top 20 At Pop Radio; Meghan Trainor, Bazzi Songs Hit Top 25

“Lemon,” “No Excuses,” and “Mine” rise on this week’s pop radio airplay chart.

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N.E.R.D & Rihanna’s former urban and rhythmic #1 “Lemon” reaches a new high on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

The song rises three places to #20 on the listing.

“Lemon” received 3,826 tracking period spins, besting last week’s count by 334.

— As “Lemon” cracks the Top 20, Meghan Trainor’s “No Excuses” and Bazzi’s “Mine” join the Top 25.

“No Excuses,” which was below last week’s chart at #41, soars to #24 this week. It received 2,836 tracking period plays.

The count reflects a week-over-week increase of 2,083, which is the pop format’s greatest airplay gain.

“Mine” concurrently rises two places to #25. It posted a tracking period play count of 2,617 (+724).

Written by Brian Cantor

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