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

“Thunder” tops a second consecutive alternative airplay chart.

Imagine Dragons on GMA | Paula Lobo/ABC

Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” retains the #1 position at alternative radio.

Played ~3,171 times during the October 22-28 tracking week (-84), “Thunder” enjoys a second week atop the Mediabase alternative airplay chart.

Its closest competition again comes from Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still.” The former multi-week #1 received ~3,000 tracking week plays (-29).

Thirty Seconds To Mars’ “Walk On Water” rises one place to #3 with ~2,622 spins (+169), while Vance Joy’s “Lay It On Me” jumps two places to #4 with ~2,408 spins (+72).

Down two spots, The Killers’ “The Man” takes #5 with ~2,321 tracking week spins (-479).

Written by Brian Cantor

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