Nicki Minaj’s “Chun-Li” Ranks As Most Added At Urban & Rhythmic Radio

“Chun-Li” tops this week’s rhythmic and urban add boards.

Chun-Li Artwork via Republic Records

Nicki Minaj’s new “Chun-Li” predictably received a warm welcome from urban and rhythmic radio programmers.

The song, in fact, earns the most added honor at both formats.

“Chun-Li” received playlist adds from 61 Mediabase-monitored urban stations this week. It meanwhile landed at 41 rhythmic stations.

— Lil Baby’s “All Of A Sudden (featuring Moneybagg Yo)” takes second place on the urban add board; it won support from 41 stations.

The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name” follows in third with 38 pickups, while an add count of 36 slots Lil Skies’ “Red Roses” in fourth.

King Combs & Chris Brown’s “Love You Better,” which landed on 34 urban playlists this week, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable urban radio options: Drake’s “Nice For What” (33 adds, 6th-most), Khalid x Normani’s “Love Lies” (26 adds, 7th-most, tie), Mouse & Level’s “I Bet U Won’t” (26 adds, 7th-most, tie), Nicki Minaj’s “Barbie Tingz” (20 adds, 9th-most), and Miguel’s “Come Through And Chill” (8 adds, 10th-most).

— Cardi B’s “Be Careful” and Drake’s “Nice For What” tie for second place at rhythmic radio. Both songs won support from 19 new stations.

NF’s “Lie” follows in fourth with 18 pickups, and Migos’ “Walk It Talk It (featuring Drake)” grabs fifth with 17.

This week’s other notable rhythmic radio options: Rich The Kid’s “Plug Walk” (14 adds, 6th-most), Diplo & Lil Xan’s “Color Blind” (12 adds, 7th-most), Caye’s “Easy (featuring Wiz Khalifa)” (10 adds, 8th-most, tie), Miguel’s “Come Through And Chill” (10 adds, 8th-most, tie), Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s “One Kiss” (6 adds, 10th-most, tie), XXXTentacion’s “SAD! (featuring 6 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Nicki Minaj’s “Barbie Tingz” (6 adds, 10th-most, tie).

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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