“Bad Blood” Remains #1 at Pop, Hot AC Radio

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” claims #1 at pop radio for a fifth straight week and tops Hot AC for a second straight week.

While it suffered a slight week-over-week airplay loss, Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” easily earns a fifth week atop Mediabase’s pop radio airplay chart.

It also earns a second straight stint at #1 on the hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

The song’s latest pop victory comes courtesy its 19,246 tracking week spins (-142). The spin count bests that of OMI’s #2 “Cheerleader” (16,454) by nearly 3000.

A total of 6,835 plays gives “Bad Blood” a second straight victory at Hot AC. Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again (featuring Charlie Puth),” which earns the runner-up slot, scored 6,376 plays during the July 12-18 tracking week.

David Guetta’s “Hey Mama (featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha and Afrojack)” (#3, -1 | 16,352, +97), The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” (#6, +2 | 15,556, +2329) and Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It (featuring Kid Ink)” (#5, +2 | 13,573, +461) complete the top five on Mediabase’s pop chart.

“Can’t Feel My Face” makes its inaugural appearance in the weekly top five. “Worth It” re-enters this week.

Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” (#3, -1 | 6,359, -72), Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” (#4, +2 | 6,328, +435) and Jason Derulo’s “Want to Want Me” (#5, -1 | 5,954, -162) complete the Hot AC top five. “Fight Song” makes its first Top 5 appearance this week.

— A multi-format hit, “Bad Blood” also holds the #8 spot at rhythmic radio and the #12 spot at adult contemporary.


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