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The 1975’s “Love Me” Ranks as Alternative Radio’s Most-Added Song

The 1975’s “Love Me,” which officially impacted alternative radio this week, claims the format’s most-added distinction.

The British band’s new track garnered adds from 13 Mediabase-monitored alternative stations. That positions it atop the weekly add board.

Picked up by 10 stations, Vance Joy’s “Fire And The Flood” registers as second-most-added. Imagine Dragons’ “Roots” follows in third place with 8 adds, while X Ambassadors’ new “Unsteady” grabs fourth-most-added on the strength of its 6 pickups.

An add count of 5 earns Panic! At The Disco’s “Victorious” fifth place on this week’s board.

Other notable alternative options: Disclosure’s “Magnets (featuring Lorde)” (4 adds, 6th-most-added, tie), Nothing But Thieves’ “Trip Switch” (4 adds, 6th, tie), Banners’ “Shine A Light” (3 adds, 8th, tie), Big Grams’ “Lights On” (3 adds, 8th, tie), Chris Cornell’s “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” (3 adds, 8th, tie), CHVRCHES’ “Leave A Trace” (3 adds, 8th, tie), New Beat Fund’s “Sikka Takin’ The Hard Way” (3 adds, 8th, tie), New Politics’ “Girl Crush” (3 adds, 8th, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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