Songs By Post Malone, 5SOS, Alessia Cara Enter Pop Radio’s Top 25; Backstreet Boys Re-Enter

“Better Now,” “Youngblood,” and “Growing Pains” officially join the Top 25. “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” rejoins.

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Post Malone’s “Better Now,” 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Youngblood,” and Alessia Cara’s “Growing Pains” continue their furious climbs up the Mediabase pop radio chart.

The three songs officially move into the Top 25 this week.

Played 4,129 times during the June 17-23 tracking period (+1,347), “Better Now” rises six spots to #21.

“Youngblood” concurrently rises eight places to #23. It received 2,375 spins (+637).

“Growing Pains,” which debuted at #37 last week, soars to #24 on this week’s listing. It posted a tracking period play count of 2,341 (+1,037).

— As “Better Now,” “Youngblood,” and “Growing Pains” enter the Top 25, Backstreet Boys’ “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” re-enters. It rises four places to a new peak of #22.

Written by Brian Cantor

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