Monday Morning Mediabase Update: Aug 3-9

One Direction’s latest debut single “Drag Me Down”, from their 5th album, continues to race them up the Pop charts. Last week, it debuted in the top 40 and this week it moves into the top 30 with a very strong bullet. The song also had a very good week in sales estimated in the mid 300K range.

Chase Rice from Survivor moves into the top 15 on Country with “Gonna Wanna Tonight”. Chase Rice was the runner-up on Survivor Nicaragua.

Adam Lambert:
“Ghost Town”: ^18 HAC (17); ^24 Pop (26); ^32 AC (32)

Avery Wilson:
“If I Have To”: ^25 AC (27); ^25 UAC (23)

Bea Miller:
“Fire N Gold”: ^46 Pop (46)

Chase Rice:
“Gonna Wanna Tonight”: ^15 Country (19)

Colton Dixon:
“Through All of It”: ^14 CAC (12)

Danny Gokey:
“More Than You Think I Am”: 10 CAC (9)

Emily West:
“Bitter”: 46 AC (33)

Fifth Harmony:
“Worth It” f. Kid Ink: 4 Pop (4); ^25 HAC (25); ^35 AC (35)

Kelly Clarkson:
“Heartbeat Song”: 8 AC (9)
“Invincible”: ^11 HAC (11); ^22 AC (23)

Leona Lewis:
“Thunder”: ^42 HAC (50); ^47 AC (52)

Little Mix:
“Black Magic”: ^32 Pop (36)

Nick Fradiani:
“Beautiful Life”: ^27 HAC (29); 49 AC (46)

One Direction:
“Drag Me Down”: ^26 Pop (38)

Ruben Studdard:
featured on Alvin Garrett’s “By Myself”: ^38 UAC (37)

Tori Kelly:
“Should’ve Been Us”: ^16 Pop (16); ^37 HAC (40); 41 RHY (38)

Note: Numbers indicate position on the chart while numbers in brackets indicate the position on the chart the previous week. The “^” (aka “a bullet”) indicates that a song gained spins since last week.

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This is the daily numbers thread for Monday. Stats collected on Sunday evening (due to scheduling change, stats will be Sunday night stats for the next two weeks)

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