Khalid’s “Better” Joins Top 25 At Pop Radio; Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me” Top 30

“Better” and “Close To Me” make gains on the pop radio chart.

Khalid by RoLexx, courtesy of RCA

Khalid’s “Better” and Ellie Goulding & Diplo’s “Close To Me (featuring Swae Lee)” rise to new highs on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

“Better” moves into the Top 25 this week, while “Close To Me” joins the Top 30.

Played 3,060 times during the November 18-24 tracking period, “Better” rises two places to #25. This week’s spin count tops last week’s mark by 499.

Up four places, “Close To Me” earns #27 on this week’s chart. The song posted a tracking period play count of 2,876, reflecting a week-over-week gain of 865.

Written by Brian Cantor

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