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Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” Spends 9th Week As Alternative Radio’s #1 Song

“Believer” retains the the throne at alternative radio.

Imagine Dragons’ smash hit “Believer” tops yet another alternative radio airplay chart.

Played ~3,183 times during the May 21-27 tracking week (-137), “Believer” earns #1 on a ninth (non-consecutive) Mediabase alternative chart.

Its closest competition comes from Cold War Kids’ “Love Is Mystical.” Up one place, “Love Is Mystical” earns #2 on the strength of its ~2,719 spins (+14).

Credited with ~2,687 spins (+223), Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” rises two spots to #3. Bastille’s “Blame” holds at #4 with ~2,630 plays (+134), while The Revivalists’ “Wish I Knew You” falls three spots to #5 with ~2,544 (-433).

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