Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Reaches #1 At Urban Radio, Stays #1 At Rhythmic Radio

“Old Town Road” is the top song at two radio formats this week.

Lil Nas X in Old Town Road | Columbia

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” improves to #1 on this week’s Mediabase urban radio chart. It meanwhile spends a second week atop the rhythmic radio listing.

— “Old Town Road” tops the urban chart thanks to the ~5,322 spins it received during the May 19-25 tracking period. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 487 spins.

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s “Look Back At It,” last week’s #1 song, falls to #2 with ~4,539 spins (-384).

Lil Baby’s “Close Friends” rises one spot to #3, while City Girls’ “Act Up” climbs two places to #4. J. Cole’s “MIDDLE CHILD” concurrently drops two spots to #5.

— “Old Town Road” stays atop the rhythmic chart with ~6,211 spins (-267).

Up two places, Mustard’s “Pure Water (featuring Migos)” grabs #2 this week. It received ~5,414 spins (+418).

“Look Back At It” drops one place to #3, as Khalid’s “Talk” slides one position to #4. A two-place rise concurrently brings 2 Chainz’ “Rule The World (featuring Ariana Grande)” to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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