Sam Smith & Normani’s “Dancing With A Stranger” Claims #1 At Pop Radio

“Dancing” narrowly beats out “Sucker” to reach #1.

Sam Smith and Normani by Steve Schofield, via Capitol Records

A close pop radio race ends in favor of Sam Smith & Normani’s “Dancing With A Stranger.”

The collaboration rises one place to #1 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio chart, seizing the throne from Jonas Brothers’ “Sucker.”

“Dancing With A Stranger” received 18,520 spins during the May 12-18 tracking period. The count tops last week’s mark by 758.

A close #2, “Sucker” received 18,480 tracking week spins (-336).

Up one place, Ava Max’s “Sweet But Psycho” reaches a new high of #3. Ariana Grande’s “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” falls one spot to #4, while Post Malone’s “Wow.” spends another week at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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