The Carters’ “APES**T” Earns Most Added Honor At Rhythmic, Urban Radio

The Beyonce-Jay-Z single tops this week’s rhythmic and urban add boards.

Beyonce & Jay-Z in Apes**t | Roc Nation/UMG/Reservoir

“APES**T,” the official single from The Carters’ (Beyonce and Jay-Z) “Everything Is Love” album, is quickly amassing support at rhythmic and urban radio.

It ranks as each format’s most added song this week.

“APES**T” tops the rhythmic radio add board with pickups from 42 Mediabase-monitored stations. An add count of 69 secures the song first place at urban radio.

— Picked up by 23 new stations, Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams” ranks as rhythmic radio’s second-most added song. Tyga’s “Taste (featuring Offset)” follows in third with 15 pickups.

Each added by 14 stations, Bazzi’s “Beautiful” and NAV’s “Champion (featuring Travi$ Scott)” tie for fifth.

— A$AP Rocky’s “Praise Da Lord (featuring Skepta)” takes second place on the urban radio add board; it won support from 39 new stations.

Blac Youngsta’s “Heavy Camp (featuring Travi$ Scott)” takes third with 34 pickups.

An add count of 32 slots “Lucid Dreams” in fourth place on the rhythmic add board. Valee’s “Womp Womp (featuring Jeremih)” takes fifth with 30 adds.

Written by Brian Cantor

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