Foo Fighters’ “Saint Cecilia” Begins 2016 As Alternative Radio’s Most Added Song

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Foo Fighters’ “Saint Cecilia” topped the final two alternative radio add boards of 2015.

This week, it tops the first board of 2016.

Picked up by 13 Mediabase-monitored stations, the tune earns a third consecutive stint as the alternative format’s most added song.

Next on the add board is X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady,” which scored 7 weekly pickups. Elle King’s “Under The Influence” follows with 6 adds, while The Struts’ “Kiss This” takes 4th on the strength of its 5 adds.

With add counts of 4 each, AWOLNATION’s “Woman Woman,” Miike Snow’s “Genghis Khan,” and Mumford & Sons’ “Ditmas” tie for fifth-most added.

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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