Cardi B’s “Be Careful” Officially Reaches #1 At Rhythmic Radio

Cardi B scores another #1 hit at rhythmic radio.

Cardi B by Jora Frantzis / courtesy of Atlantic Records

A close rhythmic radio race ends in favor of Cardi B’s “Be Careful.”

The song, which was #2 last week, earns #1 on this week’s edition of the Mediabase rhythmic radio chart. It beats out Drake’s “Nice For What,” which falls to #2 after seven weeks on top.

“Be Careful” received 6,126 spins during the June 24-30 tracking period. The count tops last week’s mark by 151 plays.

“Nice For What” posted a tracking period play count of 6,090 (-276).

“Be Careful” follows “Bodak Yellow,” “No Limit” (G-Eazy featuring Cardi B & A$AP Rocky) and “Finesse” (Bruno Mars & Cardi B) in becoming the breakthrough artist’s fourth number one at rhythmic.

Cardi B also appears at #3 on this week’s chart. “I Like It,” her collaboration with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, rises four spots to #3 courtesy of its 5,037 plays (+696).

Khalid x Normani’s “Love Lies” holds at #4 with 4,734 spins (+146), while Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up” rises one spot to #5 with 4,635 (+176).

Written by Brian Cantor

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