Weezer’s “Africa,” Childish Gambino’s “Summertime Magic” Join Top 50 At Pop Radio

“Africa” and “Summertime Magic” are gaining traction at pop radio.

Weezer on Kimmel | Randy Holmes/ABC

Weezer’s cover of Toto’s “Africa” continues to gain traction at pop radio. The song officially moves into the format’s Top 50 this week.

Childish Gambino’s “Summertime Magic” also earns a Top 50 position.

Played 614 times during the August 12-18 tracking period (+190), “Africa” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #46 song. It was #53 last week.

“Summertime Magic,” which received 429 spins (+64), concurrently rises five places to #50.

— Both songs are also charting at other formats. “Africa” is the reigning #1 song at alternative radio and the #6 song at hot adult contemporary. “Summertime Magic” is #16 at rhythmic and #29 at urban.

Written by Brian Cantor

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