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. For all the fancy facts and chart stats, here’s what’s popping at the format this week:
THE COOL KID: In its ninth week in the top 40, “Stay” rises from 2-1 on the Top 40 chart, as The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber look to have a long stay at the summit. It’s the first #1 song at the format for the former and the 11th for the latter.
Walker Hayes rises from 43-37 with “Fancy Like”, which recently went viral on TikTok. It’s his first top 40 song at the format. The singer is now charting at several formats with his release: it jumps from 25-20 at the Country format and leaps from 49-42 at Hot AC radio.
Latin star Farruko debuts at #46 with “Pepas”, the name of a popular jam-filled cookie. It also jumps to #41 at the Rhythmic format. New at #48 is “Don’t Go”, a recent collaboration from Skrillex, Justin Bieber and Don Toliver. “Don’t” also appears higher (#36) on the Rhythmic chart. Lastly, Willow and Travis Barker check in at #50 with “Transparentsoul”, a current top ten entry at the Alternative format from her recent album Lately I Feel Everything.