The Lumineers’ “Ophelia” Stays #1 At Alternative Radio; Kaleo Top 5, Cage The Elephant Top 10

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The Lumineers’ “Ophelia” extends its alternative radio reign to four weeks.

The “Cleopatra” single received ~2,977 spins during the June 12-18 tracking week. Down a slight 26 spins from last week’s count, the tally allows “Ophelia” to retain its #1 status on Mediabase’s alternative airplay chart.

Blink-182’s “Bored To Death” stays in the #2 position. The song received ~2,923 spins during the official tracking week (+101).

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Dark Necessities” remains #3 with ~2,842 weekly plays (+121), while twenty one pilots’ “Ride” is stationary at #4 (~2,461, -80).

The chart’s first change comes at #5. Up two places, Kaleo’s “Way Down We Go” earns the position on this week’s listing. It received ~2,454 spins during the official tracking period (+126).

— As “Way Down We Go” moves into the Top 5, Cage The Elephant’s “Trouble” enters the Top 10. The song, which received ~1,783 weekly spins (+184), rises two places to a new peak of #9.

Written by Brian Cantor

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