Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” Leads Alt Radio For 5th Week; The Lumineers’ “Ophelia” Joins Top 5

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twenty one pilots’ “Ride” extends its alternative radio reign to five weeks.

Spun ~3,229 times during the April 17-23 tracking week (+121), the “Blurryface” single earns a fifth consecutive week atop Mediabase’s alternative airplay chart.

The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” again claims the runner-up position. It holds at #2 thanks to a weekly spin count of ~2,818 (+193).

Empire Of The Sun’s “Walking On A Dream” is stationary at #3 with ~2,416 tracking week spins (-11), while The Lumineers’ “Ophelia” enjoys a two-place bump to #4. It garnered ~2,172 plays within the official tracking week (+140).

Down a spot, Nothing But Thieves’ “Trip Switch” is #5 with ~2,139 plays (-98).

Written by Brian Cantor

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