Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” Stays #1 at Alternative Radio; The Strumbellas Up To #2

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Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” extends its reign atop the Mediabase alternative airplay chart to three weeks.

The follow-up to the duo’s twelve-week #1 smash “Stressed Out” received ~2,978 spins during the April 3-9 tracking week. Up 88 from last week’s count, the tally keeps “Ride” comfortably atop the chart.

Its closest competition comes from The Strumbellas’ “Spirits,” which enjoys a two-place rise to #2. “Spirits” garnered ~2,529 spins during the official tracking week (+122).

Also up two places, Empire Of The Sun’s “Walking On A Dream” takes #3 on this week’s chart courtesy its ~2,353 weekly spins (+66). X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady” falls one spot to #4 with ~2,347 spins (-71), while a spin count of ~2,338 slots Nothing But Thieves’ “Trip Switch” at #5. It was #2 last week.

Written by Brian Cantor

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