RADIO ACTIVE — A Weekly Chart CHRonicle (August 9, 2020)

Welcome to Radio Active, a Sunday evening report from POP! Goes The Charts that gets to the chart of the matter: all the highlights from the CHR/Top 40 chart, as published by Mediabase 24/7 and Mediabase Research. If you’re ready for more fruity finds from all the records that are refreshing the radio, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:

SUGAR, WE’RE GOIN’ UP: Harry Styles stays at #1 for a second week on the Top 40 radio chart with “Watermelon Sugar”, up more than 675 spins from last week. The song climbs from 11-9 on the Hot AC chart update.

DJ Khaled and Drake lead off the top 40 entry parade with “Popstar”, which bounces from 43-35. This collaboration is their tenth and 30th top 40 hits at the pop format, respectively. The track also climbs into the top ten on this week’s Rhythmic chart update. Up from 45-37, Chris Brown and Young Thug‘s “Go Crazy” marks their 35th and third top 40 entries to date here, respectively. It’s a former #1 song on the Rhythmic chart. Finally, up from 41-39, Blackbear has his fourth top 40 hit with “Queen Of Broken Hearts”.

Newcomer Zoe Wees checks in at #44 with “Control”, while Zara Larsson gets some extra love at #46 with “Love Me Land”. Two other collaborations appear the top 50 for the first time: “Un Dia (One Day)” jumps in at #47 for J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy, while the #50 spot belongs to “Pomegranate” from Deadmau5 and The Neptunes.

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