Twenty One Pilots’ “Heathens” Spends 9th Week As Alternative Radio’s #1 Song

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The alternative radio reign continues for twenty one pilots’ “Heathens.”

Spun ~3,154 times during the October 16-22 tracking week (-80), “Heathens” tops Mediabase’s alternative radio chart for a ninth straight week.

Bastille’s “Good Grief,” which received ~3,039 weekly spins (+52), again follows at #2. Green Day’s “Bang Bang” holds at #3 on the strength of its ~2,963 spins (+60), while The Head And The Heart’s “All We Ever Knew” remains #4 courtesy a weekly spin count of ~2,502 (+36).

Credited with ~2,401 weekly plays (+117), Kings Of Leon’s “Waste A Moment” rises one spot to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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