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Andrew McMahon, Imagine Dragons, JR JR, X Ambassadors Tie for Most-Added at Alternative Radio

Andrew McMahon [Brendan Walter | Vanguard Press Photo]

Andrew McMahon In the Wilderness’ “High Dive,” Imagine Dragons’ “Roots,” JR JR’s “Gone” and X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady” each received adds from 7 Mediabase-monitored alternative stations this week.

As that was the greatest count achieved by an alternative song this week, the songs land in a four-way tie for most added.

Chris Cornell’s “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” follows as the week’s fifth-most-added song. 6 monitored stations remembered to add the rock veteran’s single.

CHVRCHES’ “Leave a Trace” follows in sixth-place with 5 adds, while Big Grams’ “Lights On,” EL VY’s “Return To The Moon,” Muse’s “Mercy,” The Neighbourhood’s “RIP 2 My Youth,” New Politics’ “Girl Crush” and twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out” tie for seventh-most-added. The six songs each received 4 adds.

Written by Brian Cantor

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