Khalid’s “Better” Officially Earns #1 At Rhythmic Radio

“Better” rises to #1 on the rhythmic chart.

Khalid by RoLexx, via RCA Records

The early projection proved accurate: Khalid’s “Better” improves to #1 on this week’s Mediabase rhythmic radio chart.

Up two places from last week’s position, “Better” takes the crown from Post Malone & Swae Lee’s “Sunflower.”

The Khalid tune received ~5,722 spins during the February 3-9 tracking period, besting last week’s mark by 504.

“Sunflower,” which received ~5,187 spins (-379), settles for #2 on this week’s chart.

Kodak Black’s “ZEZE (featuring Travi$ Scott & Offset)” slips one spot to #3 with ~4,936 (-480), while a play count of ~4,598 (-78) keeps Flipp Dinero’s “Leave Me Alone” at #4.

Up four places, Post Malone’s “Wow.” grabs #5 with ~4,576 spins (+564).

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