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The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” Ranks As Alternative Radio’s Most Added Song

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Picked up by 10 Mediabase-monitored alternative programmers this week, The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” earns the format’s most added distinction.

The song tops an add board that includes newly impacting singles from acts like AWOLNATION and Transviolet.

With 8 weekly adds each, the former’s “Woman Woman” and the latter’s “New Bohemia” tie for second place on the alternative add board. twenty one pilots’ “Ride” grabs fourth with 7 pickups, while Elle King’s “Under The Influence” takes fifth place courtesy its 6 adds.

A weekly add count of 5 earns Miike Snow’s “Genghis Khan” sixth place on the add board. Each added by 4 stations, Mumford & Sons’ “Ditmas” and The Struts’ “Kiss This” tie for seventh.

A five-way tie emerges for ninth-most added as BORNS’ “10,000 Emerald Pools,” Chef’s Special’s “In Your Arms,” Florence + The Machine’s “Delilah,” Foals’ “Mountain At My Gates,” and Foo Fighters’ “Saint Cecilia” all earned 3 weekly pickups.

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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