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Justin Bieber & Don Toliver’s “Honest,” Lady Gaga’s “Hold My Hand” Make Top 40 At Pop Radio; Ava Max, Khalid, Lauren Spencer-Smith Top 50

“Honest” and “Hold My Hand” debut on the pop chart.

Justin Bieber’s “Honest (featuring Don Toliver)” and Lady Gaga’s “Hold My Hand” debut on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Below last week’s chart at #47, “Honest” joins this week’s Top 40 at #38. The new Bieber track received 1,113 spins during the May 1-7 tracking period, besting last week’s sum by 786.

“Hold My Hand,” which launched during the tracking week, earns #40 with 834 spins.

— As the aforementioned two songs debut inside the Top 40, Ava Max’s “Maybe You’re The Problem,” Khalid’s “Skyline,” and Lauren Spencer-Smith’s “Flowers” make moves just below the chart. The three songs officially earn Top 50 positions.

Played 816 times during the tracking week (+677), “Maybe You’re The Problem” ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #41 song. It was #58 last week.

Up twenty-one places, “Skyline” takes #44 with 606 spins (+499).

Credited with 420 spins (+361), “Flowers” rises thirty-two places to #47.

Brian Cantor

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