Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” Joins Top 5 At Pop Radio; Ed Sheeran & Khalid Top 10

“Truth Hurts” and “Beautiful People” rise on this week’s pop chart.

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Lizzo’s former rhythmic radio #1 “Truth Hurts” continues its climb at the pop format.

Up one place, “Truth Hurts” earns #5 on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart. “Truth Hurts” received 16,697 spins during the August 18-24 tracking period, besting last week’s mark by 1,375 spins.

With that increase, “Truth Hurts” ranks as the pop format’s greatest airplay gainer.

— As “Truth Hurts” enters the Top 5, Ed Sheeran’s “Beautiful People (featuring Khalid)” joins the Top 10.

Played 9,126 times during the tracking week (+1,035), “Beautiful People” rises three places to #10.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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