Elton & Britney’s ‘Hold Me Closer’ is a collaboration for every station: AirCheck

Chart Highlights    September 2, 2022

  • Top Debut: Elton John & Britney Spears land at No. 13 with ‘Hold Me Closer’
  • Heating Up: benny blanco, BTS & Snoop Dogg enter the Top 40
  • On The Move: Joel

Elton John & Britney Spears’ long-rumoured duet ‘Hold Me Closer’ has debuted at No. 13 on the latest AirCheck National Radio Airplay Chart. The collab received spins from 26 stations this week, including strong support from the Nova, KIIS and Hit networks.

‘Hold Me Closer’ bests the debut position of John’s 2021 chart-topper ‘Cold Heart (Remix)’ with Dua Lipa, which entered the chart at No. 23 in August last year.

benny blanco returns to the airwaves with ‘Bad Decisions’, a high-powered collab alongside K-pop stars BTS and Snoop Dogg. Notching 209 spins across all dayparts, the song debuts at No. 32 with Sydney’s KIIS1065 providing 33 spins.

Joel Corry & Becky Hill continue their rise up the charts with ‘History’ moving up another three spots to No. 16. The song gained an extra 75 spins, an increase of 17%.

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