Natalie La Rose’s “Somebody” is Pop’s Greatest Gainer, Rihanna Surges at Rhythmic, Urban
Headline Planet - almost 2 years
Over the past several weeks, Natalie La Rose’s breakthrough “Somebody (featuring Jeremih)” has steadily ranked as one of the greatest gainers at pop radio.
This week, “Somebody” is not simply one of pop’s greatest airplay gainers. It is the greatest gainer.
Up two places to a new peak of #4 on the Mediabase pop airplay chart, “Somebody” received 13,640 spins during the April 5-11 tracking week.
That spin total bests last week’s count by a whopping 2,045 plays. No other pop song enjoyed a gain of that significance.
Some did, however, enjoy very sizable gains. Those songs include The Weeknd’s #7 “Earned It” (+2,036), Walk The Moon’s #15 “Shut Up and Dance” (+2,004), Wiz Khalifa’s #34 “See You Again” (featuring Charlie Puth)” (+1,089) and Flo Rida’s #10 “GDFR (featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas)” (+1,040).
— While the song crossed over to pop radio fairly quickly, its earliest success came at the rhythmic radio format. “Somebody” went all the way to #1 on the Mediabase rhythmi
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