Muse’s “Thought Contagion” Reaches #1 At Alternative Radio

“Thought Contagion” replaces “Broken” atop the alternative radio chart.

After spending six weeks atop the Mediabase alternative radio chart, Lovelytheband’s “Broken” finally cedes its throne.

Muse’s “Thought Contagion” takes over the #1 spot.

The song received ~3,064 spins during the May 20-26 tracking period. The count tops last week’s mark by 109 spins.

The aforementioned “Broken,” which received ~2,931 plays (-273), falls one spot to #2.

Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” holds at #3 with ~2,631 (-185), while a play count of ~2,614 (-48) keeps Thirty Seconds To Mars’ “Dangerous Night” at #4.

Credited with ~2,519 spins (-32), Sir Sly’s “&Run” spends another week in the #5 position.

Written by Brian Cantor

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