The Lumineers’ “Cleopatra” Remains #1 At Alternative Radio; Imagine Dragons Top 5

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Last week, The Lumineers’ “Cleopatra” rose to #1 on the Mediabase alternative airplay chart.

This week, it keeps the throne.

Played ~2,919 times during the February 26-March 4 tracking period (+93), “Cleopatra” spends a second week in the top position.

Its closest competition comes from Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” which rises one spot to #2 on the strength of its ~2,670 spins (+240).

Twenty One Pilots’ “Heavydirtysoul” climbs one spot to #3 with ~2,461 spins (+119), while Green Day’s “Still Breathing” drops two spots to #4 with ~2,412 (-225).

Credited with ~2,332 tracking period plays (+250), Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” rises two places to #5. This is just its fifth week on the chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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