Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out” Stays #1 at Alternative Radio, Goes Top 30 at Pop

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Twenty One Pilots’ smash “Stressed Out” again takes the top spot on Mediabase’s alternative airplay chart.

Spun ~3,219 times during the November 22-28 tracking week (+20), “Stressed Out” earns a fourth consecutive week at #1.

Cold War Kids’ “First” holds at #2 on the strength of its ~2,642 weekly spins (-129). Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats’ “SOB” (#3, = | ~2,453, -42), Death Cab For Cutie’s “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” (#4, = | ~2,278, -45), and Coleman Hell’s “2 Heads” (#5, = | ~2,181, -59) also stay put this week.

— In addition to holding #1 at alternative, “Stressed Out” makes a leap at pop radio. Up eight places, it takes #29 on the strength of its ~2,079 weekly spins (+760).

Written by Brian Cantor

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