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Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” Post Malone’s “Better Now” Reach Pop Radio’s Top 65

“This Is America” and “Better Now” move into the Top 65 at rhythmic radio.

Childish Gambino’s worldwide hit “This Is America” and Post Malone’s well-received “Beerbongs & Bentleys” track “Better Now” officially enter the Top 65 at pop radio this week.

Spun 302 times during the May 20-26 tracking period, “This Is America” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #61 song. It was #66 last week.

“Better Now” meanwhile enjoys a five-place lift to #63. The single received 301 spins.

“This Is America” received tracking period airplay from a total of 69 Mediabase-monitored pop stations. Thirty-nine such stations played “Better Now” during the May 20-26 frame.

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