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“Mona Lisa,” “Barbie World” Make Top 15 At Pop Radio; “Daylight,” “Popular” Join Top 20

Songs by Dominic Fike, Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice & Aqua, David Kushner, and The Weeknd, Playboi Carti & Madonna rise on the pop chart.

Dominic Fike’s “Mona Lisa” and Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice & Aqua’s “Barbie World” continue their pop radio gains this week, with each song earning a Top 15 position on the format’s Mediabase airplay chart.

David Kushner’s “Daylight” and The Weeknd, Playboi Carti & Madonna’s “Popular” concurrently join the Top 20.

Played 5,966 times during the August 6-12 tracking period (+842), “Mona Lisa” rises two spots to #14 on the chart.

Up five places, “Barbie World” earns #15 on the strength of its 5,684 spins (+1,950).

The recipient of 3,673 spins (+716), “Daylight” rises six places to #19.

“Popular” meanwhile rises four places to #20; it received 3,325 spins (+316).

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