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AJR’s “Way Less Sad” Enters Top 20 At Pop Radio, Anitta’s “Girl From Rio,” Riton & Nightcrawlers’ “Friday” Make Top 25

“Way Less Sad,” “Girl From Rio,” and “Friday” rise at pop radio.

AJR’s Top 3 alternative hit “Way Less Sad” reaches a new tier on the Mediabase pop radio chart.

Up one place, “Way Less Sad” earns #20 on this week’s chart.

The multi-format single received 4,444 spins during the June 13-19 tracking period, reflecting a week-over-week gain of 180.

— As “Way Less Sad” hits the Top 20, Anitta’s “Girl From Rio (featuring DaBaby)” and Riton & Nightcrawlers’ “Friday (featuring Mufasa & Hypeman)” score Top 25 positions.

Played 3,388 times (+731), “Girl From Rio” ascends three spots to #23.

A two-place rise meanwhile brings “Friday” to #25. The song received 2,712 spins (+373).

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