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Ellie Goulding, Diplo & Swae Lee’s ‘Close to Me’ Tops Adult Pop Songs Chart

Ellie Goulding and Diplo's "Close to Me," featuring Swae Lee, takes over atop Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart (dated May 11).

Ellie Goulding and Diplo‘s “Close to Me,” featuring Swae Lee, takes over atop Billboard‘s Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart (dated May 11).

Diplo and Swae Lee each earn their first leader on the list, while Goulding tallies her third, after “On My Mind” in 2016 and “Love Me Like You Do” in 2015.

Goulding first reached Adult Pop Songs (which ranks weekly plays on a national panel of 87 adult top 40 stations) with “Lights,” which hit No. 4 in 2012.


“Close to Me” reached No. 24 on the all-genre, streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100 in April and ranks at No. 36 this week.

As previously reported, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, tops the Hot 100 for a fifth week, and Taylor Swift‘s “Me!,” featuring Brendon Urie, vaults to No. 2.

In other Hot 100 chart moves:

“Suge,” Da Baby
The rapper’s ode to Suge Knight becomes his first top 40 Hot 100 hit, bounding 46-27. It also becomes his first top 10 on the Streaming Songs chart (23-10; 21 million U.S. streams, up 21%, according to Nielsen Music).

Da Baby will open for 21 Savage‘s I Am > I Was Tour beginning July 21.

“Look What God Gave Her,” Thomas Rhett
The song, which bullets at No. 11 on Country Airplay, where Rhett has notched 12 No. 1s, becomes his second Adult Pop Songs entry, debuting at No. 39. The song (at No. 53 on the Hot 100) is growing at adult pop radio largely from unsolicited play on Entercom-owned stations.

“Power Is Power,” SZA, The Weeknd & Travis Scott
The track from For the Throne: Music Inspired by the HBO Series Game of Thrones (which debuts in the Billboard 200‘s top 40) launches with 7.8 million U.S. streams. It should surge following the May 5 premiere of its GOT-themed official video.