Nicki Minaj’s “Barbie Dreams” Ranks As Rhythmic Radio’s Most Added Song

“Barbie Dreams” earns the most added distinction at rhythmic radio.

Nicki Minaj on Colbert | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

Evidenced by social media conversation and its positions on iTunes and Apple Music, Nicki Minaj’s “Barbie Dreams” has clearly generated early interest from music fans.

It is also receiving early support at rhythmic radio.

Picked up by 32 Mediabase-monitored rhythmic stations, the “Queen” track ranks as this week’s most added song.

Quavo’s “W O R K I N M E,” which landed at 26 stations, follows in second place.

Travi$ Scott’s “SICKO MODE” follows in third with 16 adds, while an add count of 12 slots Drake’s “Nonstop” in fourth place.

Each added by 9 stations, Iggy Azalea’s “Kream (featuring Tyga)” and Logic’s “One Day (featuring Ryan Tedder)” tie for fifth.

This week’s other notable rhythmic radio options: Queen Naija’s “Medicine” (8 adds, 7th-most), J. Cole’s “ATM” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), Lil Duval’s “Smile Bitch (featuring Snoop Dogg & Ball Greezy)” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), Fat Joe, Chris Brown & Dre’s “Attention” (6 adds, 10th-most, tie), and Wiz Khalifa’s “Hopeless Romantic (featuring Swae Lee)” (6 adds, 10th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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