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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Dark Necessities” Erupts as Most Added At Alternative, Active Rock Radio

Red Hot Chili Peppers [Steve Keros | WBR Press Photo]

Picked up by a mammoth number of Mediabase-monitored radio stations in conjunction with its official impact, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ new “Dark Necessities” easily ranks as most added at the alternative and active rock formats.

It tops the alternative add board with an impressive 60 impact week adds. The count more than triples that of the next-most added song, which picked up support from 18 Mediabase-monitored alternative stations this week.

“Dark Necessities” concurrently tops the active rock add board with 50 weekly pickups. The active rock format’s next-most popular weekly options were Blink-182’s “Bored To Death” and Shinedown’s “Asking For It,” which each earned 12 weekly adds.

The Top 10 songs on this week’s Mediabase alternative add board:
1) Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dark Necessities – 60 adds
2) Young The Giant – Something To Believe In – 18 adds
3) Coldplay – Up&Up – 11 adds
4) Blink-182 – Bored To Death – 10 adds
5) Radiohead – Burn The Witch – 8 adds
6) Band Of Horses – Casual Party – 6 adds
6) Cage The Elephant – Trouble – 6 adds
8) Bishop Briggs – River – 5 adds
8) KONGOS – Take It From Me – 5 adds
8) The Dirty Heads – That’s All I Need – 5 adds

The Top 10 songs on this week’s Mediabase active rock add board:
1) Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dark Necessities – 50 adds
2) Blink-182 – Bored To Death – 12 adds
2) Shinedown – Asking For It – 12 adds
4) Sick Puppies – Stick To Your Guns – 6 adds
5) Rob Zombie – Get High – 5 adds
6) Stitched Up Heart – Monster – 4 adds
7) Escape The Fate – Remember Every Scar – 3 adds
7) HELLYEAH – Human – 3 adds
7) Kaleo – No Good – 3 adds
7) KONGOS – Take It From Me – 3 adds
7) Trivium – Dead and Gone – 3 adds

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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