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Airplay is how frequently a song is being played through broadcasting on radio stations. A song which is being played several times every day (spins) would have a significant amount of airplay. Music which became very popular on jukeboxes, in nightclubs and at discotheques between the 1940s and 1960s would also have airplay.

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July 1, 2022

Ella Mai Talks ‘DFMU’ Hitting No. 1 on Adult R&B Airplay Chart

The singer's fourth radio champ comes as new single 'Keeps on Fallin,' with Babyface, debuts.

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June 30, 2022

Future’s ‘Wait for U’ Tops Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop and Rhythmic Airplay Charts

The rap titan's hit single becomes his fifth champ on both lists and begins crossing to pop radio.

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June 30, 2022

Jeff Beck Returns to Mainstream Rock Airplay Chart After Record 28-Year Break

The veteran guitarist is featured on Ozzy Osbourne's "Patient Number 9."

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June 30, 2022

For King & Country Notches 11th Christian Airplay No. 1 With ‘For God Is With Us’

Plus, Ricky Dillard tops Gospel Airplay with "All of My Help."

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June 29, 2022

A First for Chencho Corleone: ‘Desesperados’ With Rauw Alejandro Hits No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

The song also secures Corleone his first leader on a lead role on Latin Rhythm Airplay.

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June 28, 2022

Beyoncé’s ‘Break My Soul’ Is the First Song in 26 Years to Debut in R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart Top 10

The superstar's new single also begins in the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and top 20 on the Hot 100.

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June 28, 2022

Morgan Wallen Scores Sixth No. 1 on Country Airplay Chart With ‘Wasted on You’

Plus, Luke Combs' latest debuts at No. 2 on Hot Country Songs.

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June 23, 2022

Jack Harlow Gets ‘First’ No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

The rapper scores his first chart-topper on the radio list.

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June 23, 2022

Maná Returns to Latin Airplay Top 10 Thanks to ‘Te Lloré Un Río,’ With Christian Nodal

The new version of the song returns the group to the chart's upper tier for the first time in over five years.

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June 22, 2022

Jekalyn Carr Earns Sixth Gospel Airplay Leader With ‘My Portion’

She boasts the fourth-most No. 1s among all acts.

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June 21, 2022

Prince Royce & Maria Becerra Rule Latin Airplay Chart With ‘Te Espero’

The song reaches the top of the all-genre tally concurrent with its third week at No. 1 on Tropical Airplay.

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June 21, 2022

Harry Styles Reaches Alternative Airplay Chart for First Time With ‘As It Was’

The track concurrently tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week.

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June 21, 2022

Maggie Rogers Scores Third Adult Alternative Airplay No. 1 With ‘That’s Where I Am’

Rogers first led with her three-week ruler "Light On" in January 2019, followed by a week atop the Feb. 1, 2020, survey with "Love You for a Long Time."

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June 16, 2022

Carlos Vives & Camilo’s ‘Baloncito Viejo’ Lands at No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

The Colombians’ first collaboration lifts 2-1 in its 11th week.

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June 16, 2022

Harry Styles Scores His First No. 1 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart With ‘As It Was’

Plus, moves for Jack Harlow, Just Kiddin, Deadmau5 and Kaskade.

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June 16, 2022

Kate Bush Returns to Alternative Airplay Chart After Record 28-Year Break

"Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" sends the artist back onto the chart for the first time since 1994.

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June 15, 2022

for King & Country Scores 10th No. 1 on Christian AC Airplay Chart

Plus, fellow brother duo Dawkins & Dawkins lead Gospel Airplay.

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June 15, 2022

Weezer Notches Third Alternative Airplay No. 1 in a Row With ‘A Little Bit of Love’

The band adds its seventh total No. 1 – and links its first run of three straight leaders.

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June 9, 2022

‘Believe’ Sets Up CAAMP at No. 1 on Adult Alternative Airplay Chart

Three of the band's four charted singles have led, all since 2019.

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June 9, 2022

Carlos Vives & Camilo’s ‘Baloncito Viejo’ Rises to No. 1 on Tropical Airplay Chart

Their latest collaboration puts Vives back on the top of the tally as he last scored a champ in August 2019.

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June 8, 2022

Mario Bautista’s ‘Brindo’ is His First No. 1 on a Billboard Airplay Chart

The Banda El Recodo de Cruz de Lizárrga-assisted tune lifts 3-1.

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June 3, 2022

Joshua Rogers Scores His First Gospel Airplay No. 1 With ‘Still Gon’ Trust’

Plus, Matthew West's "Me on Your Mind" hits the Christian Airplay top 10.

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