Songs By NF, Backstreet Boys, The Weeknd Enter Top 50 At Pop Radio

“Lie,” “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” and “Call Out My Name” join the Top 50.

NF - Lie Audio Cover / YouTube

Based on airplay received during the May 13-19 tracking period, songs by NF, Backstreet Boys and The Weeknd officially enter pop radio’s Top 50.

Played 585 times during the tracking period (+196), NF’s “Lie” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #46 song. It was #51 last week.

Backstreet Boys’ “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” which did not even launch until the second half of the week, amassed 499 spins. The count is enough for a #48 ranking.

Up nine places, The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name” earns #49. It received 490 spins, besting last week’s count by 196.

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