Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” Claims #1 at Alt Radio For 6th Week; Miike Snow Enters Top 5

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twenty one pilots’ “Ride” remains the alternative radio format’s most played song.

The “Blurryface” single received 3,188 spins during the April 24-30 tracking week. While that trails last week’s figure by a narrow 42 spins, it keeps “Ride” ahead of the rest of the pack.

This marks the song’s sixth week at #1.

Spun 3,027 times during the tracking week (+208), The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” holds at #2. Empire Of The Sun’s “Walking On A Dream” remains #3 with 2,370 weekly spins (-47), while The Lumineers’ “Ophelia” repeats at #4 on the strength of 2,363 weekly plays (+191).

Despite suffering a week-to-week spin loss, Miike Snow’s “Genghis Khan” rises one place to a new peak of #5. It received 2,011 tracking week plays (-9).

Written by Brian Cantor

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