Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” Scores 4th Week at #1 on Alternative Airplay Chart

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twenty one pilots’ “Ride” continues to rule at the alternative radio format.

The song scores a fourth straight week atop Mediabase’s airplay chart.

This week’s victory comes courtesy a tracking week spin count of ~3,108. The count bests last week’s mark by a healthy 129 spins.

Like it did last week, The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” takes the runner-up position. It received ~2,624 plays during the official tracking period (+94).

Empire Of The Sun’s “Walking On A Dream” holds at #3 with ~2,426 spins (+71), while Nothing But Thieves’ “Trip Switch” enjoys a one-place boost to #4. The former #1 received ~2,237 spins this week (-101).

Down one place, X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady” is #5 courtesy a spin count of ~2,111 (-236).

Written by Brian Cantor

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