Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” Remains #1 At Alternative Radio

“Whatever It Takes” spends a second week as alternative radio’s top song.

Imagine Dragons - Whatever It Takes Video | Kidinakorner/Interscope

Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” rose to #1 on last week’s Mediabase alternative radio chart.

It keeps the throne this week.

Played ~3,431 times during the March 11-17 tracking period (+13), “Whatever It Takes” enjoys a second week at #1.

Up one place, Portugal. The Man’s “Live In The Moment” takes #2 on the chart. It received ~3,271 spins (+128).

AJR’s “Sober Up (featuring Rivers Cuomo)” falls one spot to #3 with ~2,911 spins (-278), while a play count of ~2,722 (-29) keeps Foster The People’s “Sit Next To Me” at #4.

The Killers’ “Run For Cover” holds at #5 on this week’s chart; the “Wonderful Wonderful” song posted a tracking period play count of ~2,571 (+58).

Written by Brian Cantor

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