Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” Reaches #1 At Alternative Radio

Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” takes over the top spot at alternative.

Imagine Dragons - Thunder | Interscope

Imagine Dragons’ hit single “Thunder” rises to #1 on this week’s edition of the Mediabase alternative airplay chart.

The song, which was #3 last week, seizes the throne from The Killers’ “The Man.”

“Thunder” received ~3,254 spins during the October 15-21 tracking week. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 190 spins.

Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” holds at #2 with ~3,028 spins (-54), while the aforementioned “The Man” falls to #3 with ~2,799 (-293).

Played ~2,452 times during the tracking period (+72), Thirty Seconds To Mars’ “Walk On Water” rises one spot to #4.

Judah & The Lion’s “Suit & Jacket” falls one place to #5; it received ~2,376 spins (-300).

Written by Brian Cantor

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