Silversun Pickups’ “Nightlight” Repeats as Alternative Radio’s Most-Added Song

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For the second straight week, Silversun Pickups’ “Nightlight” earns the top spot on Mediabase’s alternative radio add board.

Last week’s most-added distinction came thanks to pickups from 22 monitored stations. This week, “Nightlight” adds from 15 more.

Foo Fighters’ “Outside” once again ranks as the format’s second-most-added song. It was added by 12 monitored stations this week.

Of Monsters and Men’s “Empire” earns the third-most-added distinction on the strength of its 9 pickups. Vance Joy’s “Fire and the Flood” (6 adds) and Muse’s “Mercy” (5 adds) follow as fourth- and fifth-most-added, respectively.

Written by Brian Cantor

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