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Republic muscles Post Malone's "Psycho” to the top spot this week, while Drake moves inside the Top 10 after two weeks of airplay with “Nice For What" (YMCMB), which is up over 1000 spins. Def Jam’s Logic & Marshmello continue to grow with “Everyday” and look to enter the Top 10, while Kendrick Lamar & The Weeknd's “Pray For Me” (TDE/Interscope-Republic) enters the Top 25 after two weeks. Republic also has Nicki Minaj's “Chun-Li” (YMCMB) debuting inside the Top 30, up 500 spins. And finally, look for Miguel's “Come Through and Chill” (RCA) to debut.
Republic seems to have a lock on the top of the chart, as Drake’s “God’s Plan” (YMCMB) returns to #1, taking it back from The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar’s “Pray for Me” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope), which was there just last week. And coming up next is Post Malone’s “Psycho,” which is #1 on the real time chart as I type this. It was up 360 spins this week. Gary Spangler and Davey Dee also see Drake’s “Nice for What” (YMCMB) debut at #14 this week. It was up a remarkable 1,970 spins; could this be the fastest ever to reach #1? They also debut The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name” (XO)—up 455 spins—at #38. This one’s already inside the Top 30. Nicki Minaj has two records moving quickly, as “Chun-Li” (YMCMB), which they’re officially working, sees 340 spins out of the gate. It’s already inside the Top 30 on the building chart. Her other track, “Barbie Tingz” (YMCMB), gets 300 spins, as some stations are playing both. Kiana Lede’s “Fairplay” is still developing each week. They’re impacting a brand new Ariana Grande record, “No Tears Left To Cry,” as well as Jayden Smith’s “Icon” (Roc Nation), which is approaching Top 20 at Urban.Columbia’s Ayelet Schiffman and James White have Diplo & Lil Xan’s “Color Blind” gaining 150 spins and landing at #53 this week. This is another week or so away from debuting. They just impacted Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s “One Kiss” this week. The song—off to an impressive early start at Top 40—was up triple digits and is just getting started. Columbia’ss also teaming up with John Strazza and RECORDS for the Nelly f/Jacquees’ “Freaky with You.” Power106 L.A. and a number of other stations are already supporting.RCA’s Inca and Lori G have G-Eazy f/Charlie Puth’s “Sober” (BPG/Revels Group) at #18, up 110 spins. Not far behind is Khalid X Normani’s “Love Lies” (Right Hand/Keep Cool), which climbs into the Top 20, up 210 spins. The streams remain very solid for this one. SZA’s “Broken Clocks” (TDE) is up 40 spins and continues to develop. Miguel’s “Come Through and Chill” (ByStorm Ent.) is up 215 spins and looks to have a solid debut this coming week.Capitol’s Greg Marella and Dixie Tipton see Migos’ “Stir Fry” (QC/Motown) continue to grow. It’s up 120 spins. Offset & Metro Boomin’s “Ric Flair Drip” also shows more signs of life, as it’s up 190 spins and moves to #9 this week. Ne-Yo f/Stefflon Don & Bebe Rexha’s “Push Back” begins its rise on the chart, coming in at #75 this week.Epic’s Rick Sackheim and Dontay Thompson are pushing DJ Khaled f/Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Future’s “Top Off” (We the Best) inside the Top 10. It’s still growing, and stations are starting to move it up in rotation. Camila Cabello’s “Never Be the Same” (SYCO) moves #14-12, gaining another 190 spins. It’s pushing for #1 at Top 40 this week. A.Chal’s “Love N Hennessy” (GAZI WORLD/Empire) lands at #44 this week. Hoodcelebrityy’s “Walking Trophy” (KSR) is up triple digits and continues to get new believers each week.Noah Sheer and Def Jam see an increase of 250 spins on Logic & Marshmello’s “Everyday,” which is at #11, but on its way to a Top 5 position! Jhene Aiko f/Rae Sremmurd’s “Sativa” (ARTium) is up 165 spins, good enough for #17 this week. 2 Chainz f/YG & Offset’s “Proud” moves two spots to #37 this week, gaining 80 new spins.Mike Chester and Michael Williams are teaming up for Lil Dicky f/Chris Brown’sFreaky Friday” (BMG). The video is still on fire, and the record moves #19-16, thanks to a 445-spin increase.MOST INCREASED:Drake “Nice for What” YMCMB/RepublicThe Weeknd “Call Out My Name” XO/RepublicLil Dicky f/Chris Brown “Freaky Friday” BMG/CommissionPost Malone f/Ty Dolla $ign “Psycho” RepublicNicki Minaj “Chun-Li” YMCMB/Republic BUZZ RECORDS:Ariana Grande “No Tears Left to Cry” RepublicCalvin Harris & Dua Lipa “One Kiss” ColumbiaNicki Minaj “Chun-Li” YMCMB/RepublicNelly f/Jacquees “Freak with You” RECORDS/ColumbiaSaweetie “Icy Grl” ICY/Warner Bros.
Republic is at it again, this time with Nicki Minaj's “Chun-Li" (YMCMB), which is this week's runaway Most Added with over 40 stations on impact. They also have Young Money label mate Drake in second place with 18 new stations on “Nice For What." NF's new single “Lie” (NF Real Music/Caroline) follows in third, while Migos' “Walk It Talk It” f/ Drake (QC/Motown/Capitol) continues to play clean-up with 17 more adds. Columbia closes 12 new stations on Diplo & Lil Xan's “Colorblind” and 6 adds on Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa's “One Kiss”.
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, “One Kiss” (Columbia)Nicki Minaj, “Chun Li” (YMCMB/Republic)
It looks as though The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar's “Pray For Me” (TDE/Interscope-Republic) will hold for another week at #1. Post Malone's “Psycho” (Republic) is moving up inside the Top 5, and poised for a #1 push next week. BMG/Commision’s Lil Dicky will be up 400 spins with “Freaky Friday” f/ Chris Brown, while Drake's “Nice For What” (YMCMB/Republic) will debut inside the Top 15. Look for Bebe Rexha's “Meant to Be” (Warner Bros.) and The Weeknd's "Call Out My Name” (XO/Republic) to debut this week.
Republic pulls off the #1 and #2 Most Added, as they impact their two biggest superstars, Drake's “Nice For What” (YMCMB) and The Weeknd's “Call Out My Name" (XO), who dominate in that order. Drake closes over 50 stations, while The Weeknd gets 36. Miguel's “Come Through and Chill” f/ J Cole (RCA) gets an impressive 19 adds, while Diplo & Lil Xan's “Color Blind” (Columbia) sees 13 new stations on impact. Neyo's “Push Back” f/ Stefflon Don & Bebe Rexha (Motown/Capitol) grabs 10 commitments.
The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar's “Pray For Me” (TDE/Interscope-Republic) will finally de-throne Drake to take the #1 spot this week. Post Malone's “Psycho” (Republic) is climbing closer to the top as well. DJ Khaled's “Top Off” (We The Best/Epic) continues to grow inside the Top 10, while Logic & Marshmello's “Every Day” (Def Jam) builds as well. G-Eazy's “Sober” f/ Charlie Puth (RCA) will be up over 300 spins this week, along with Lil Dicky's “Freaky Friday” f/ Chris Brown (Commission).
XXXTENTACION's “Sad" (Bad Vibes Forever) grabs 14 stations a week before official impact, to land the Most Added spot. HoodCelebrityy's “Walking Trophy” (KSR/Epic) gets 11 stations out of the box, while Commision’s Lil Dicky secures double digit commitments for “Freaky Friday” f/ Chris Brown. And MC Fioti's “Bum Bum Tam Tam” f/ J Balvin and Future (Republic) gets 10 adds.
Republic’s Drake will continue his historic run at #1 with “God’s Plan” (YMCMB) for another week. Republic is also holding The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar's “Pray for Me” (TDE/Interscope) at #2, and Post Malone's “Psycho” at #6. Migos' “Stirfry” (QC/Motown/Capitol) is now Top 5 and building momentum, plus Capitol also has Stefflon Don's “Hurtin Me” (QC/Motown) entering the Top 10 this week. G Eazy's “Sober” f/ Charlie Puth (RCA) is off to the races, along with Lil Dicky's “Freaky Friday” f/ Chris Brown (Commission).
In a fairly light add week, Eminem's “Nowhere Fast” f/ Kehlani (Shady/Interscope) gets 18 adds, good enough for #1 this week. Kiana Ledé's “FairPlay” (Republic) was second with 16 new stations, followed by Commission’s Lil Dicky with 11 for “Freaky Friday” f/ Chris Brown. Marshmello & Anne Marie's “Friends” (Warner Bros.) sees another 10 adds come on board.
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