Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out” Leads Alt Radio For 10th Week; Disturbed Tops Active Rock For 6th

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Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out” and Disturbed’s “The Light” respectively extend their reigns atop the Mediabase alternative and Mediabase active rock airplay charts.

— Spun 3,311 times during the January 3-9 tracking week (+42), “Stressed Out” earns its tenth straight week at #1 on the alternative chart.

Like last week, its closest competition comes from Cage The Elephant’s “Mess Around.” The runner-up received 2,594 spins during the official tracking period (+120).

Cold War Kids’ “First” (#3, = | 2,433, +5), Coldplay’s “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (#4, +1 | 2,395, +256), and Silversun Pickups’ “Nightlight” (#5, = | 2,247, +83) complete the Top 5.

— Now #1 for 6 straight frames, Disturbed’s tune received 2,129 active rock spins during the official tracking week (-19).

Five Finger Death Punch’s “Wash It All Away” holds at #2 with 2,111 weekly spins (+52), while Shinedown’s “State Of My Head” remains #3 courtesy its 1,690 tracking week plays (+92).

Also steady, Halestorm’s “I Am The Fire” (#4, = | 1,413, +10) and Seether’s “Save Today” (#5, = | 1,384, +60) complete active rock’s Top 5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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