Disturbed’s “The Sound Of Silence” Enters Top 60 at Hot Adult Contemporary Radio

Disturbed [Travis Shinn via WB Records]

Disturbed’s “The Sound Of Silence,” which formally goes for pop radio adds on May 3, is gaining traction at another mainstream format.

Spun 126 times during the April 17-23 tracking week, the Simon and Garfunkel cover ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel’s #57 song.

It held the #68 position last week.

“The Sound Of Silence” is crossing over to mainstream formats after spending seven weeks atop Mediabase’s active rock airplay chart (it is down to #2 this week).

It has also been rising at the alternative radio format, where it bullets at #21 this week.

Written by Brian Cantor

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