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Saint Asonia’s “Better Place” Ranks as Rock’s Most Added Song; Walk The Moon Leads at Alt

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Rock radio programmers were kind to RCA Records acts this week.

Supergroup Saint Asonia’s “Better Place” received the most adds at the active rock format, while Walk The Moon’s “Different Colors” landed atop the alternative radio add board.

According to Mediabase, “Better Place” won pickups from 22 monitored stations this week. Seven better than the 15 earned by Pop Evil’s “Footsteps,” the tally earns Saint Asonia’s single the most added distinction at active rock.

Picked up by 12 stations, Papa Roach’s “Gravity” follows “Footsteps” as active rock’s third-most added. With six adds each, Godsmack’s “What’s Next” and Kill It Kid’s “Blood Stop and Run” tie for fourth-most added.

“Different Colors” earns alternative’s most added label on the strength of 13 monitored pickups.

Each added by 5 stations, Florence + The Machine’s “Ship to Wreck” and Modest Mouse’s “The Ground Walks, With Time…” tie for second place.

Elle King’s “Ex’s and Oh’s,” Cold War Kids’ “First,” Houndmouth’s “Sedona” and Sublime With Rome’s “Wherever You Go” follow in a four-way tie for fourth-most added. Each track received 4 weekly alternative adds.

Written by Brian Cantor

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