Paramore’s “Hard Times” Earns Most Added Honor At Alternative Radio

Paramore’s “Hard Time” ranks as alt radio’s most added song. Rise Against’s “The Violence” is a close second.

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Paramore’s “Hard Times” narrowly beats Rise Against’s “The Violence” for the top spot on this week’s alternative radio add board.

The new Paramore single was picked up by 24 Mediabase-monitored alternative stations; Rise Against’s song landed at 22 stations.

Royal Blood’s “Lights Out” takes third place with 14 adds, while an add count of 8 slots Bleeker’s “Where’s Your Money” in fourth place.

Picked up by 6 new stations, Sir Sly’s “High” ranks as fifth-most added.

K.Flay’s “High Enough,” which landed at 5 new stations, takes sixth place.

With 4 adds each, Biffy Clyro’s “Howl,” Bishop Briggs’ “The Way I Do,” Judah & The Lion’s “Suit & Jacket,” Kaleo’s “No Good,” Lord Huron’s “The Night We Met,” Magic Giant’s “Set On Fire,” New Politics’ “One Of Us,” and The 1975’s “A Change Of Heart” follow in a tie for seventh.

Written by Brian Cantor

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