Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” Stays #1 At Alternative Radio; Papa Roach’s “Help” Still Rules Active Rock

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Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” and Papa Roach’s “Help” retain their #1 positions on the Mediabase alternative and active rock charts, respectively.

— Played ~3,295 times during the April 2-8 tracking week (+145), “Believer” enjoys a third straight week as alternative’s #1 song.

twenty one pilots’ “Heavydirtysoul” holds at #2 with ~2,695 tracking period plays (+33), while The Revivalists’ “Wish I Knew You” jumps two spots to #3 on the strength of its ~2,582 spins (+331).

Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human” falls one spot to #4 with ~2,420 (-189), and Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness’ “Fire Escape” dips a place to #5 with ~2,295 (-87).

— “Help,” which received ~2,030 tracking period plays (+188), tops a second straight active rock chart.

KoRn’s “Take Me” retains the #2 position courtesy its ~1,845 tracking week spins (+49).

Up one spot, Starset’s “Monster” takes #3 with ~1,517 plays (+79).

Breaking Benjamin’s “Never Again” falls one spot to #4 with ~1,512 (-157), while Seether’s “Let You Down” ascends a spot to #5 thanks to its ~1,486 tracking week plays (+202).

Written by Brian Cantor

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