Goo Goo Dolls, X Ambassadors, Rachel Platten Enter Hot AC Radio’s Top 20

Goo Goo Dolls [Bob Mussel | WB Records Press Photo]

Last week, Goo Goo Dolls’ “So Alive,” X Ambassadors’ “Unsteady,” and Rachel Platten’s “Better Place” all reached the Top 25 at hot adult contemporary radio.

This week, the three songs all cruise into the Top 20 of Mediabase’s Hot AC chart.

Up five places, “So Alive” takes #18 courtesy the ~1,593 Hot AC spins it received during the May 1-7 tracking period (+357).

“Unsteady” enjoys a six-place lift to #19. It received ~1,364 weekly spins (+268).

Spun ~1,331 times during the tracking week (+204), “Better Place” rises four places to a new peak of #20.

Written by Brian Cantor

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