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

“Thought Contagion” spends a second week atop the alternative chart.

Last week, Muse’s “Thought Contagion” reached #1 on the Mediabase alternative radio chart.

This week, it keeps its throne.

“Thought Contagion” received ~3,013 spins during the May 27-June 2 tracking period. The count trails last week’s mark by 53 but is still enough for a second week at #1.

Lovelytheband’s “Broken” provides the closest competition; it holds at #2 with ~2,825 spins (-111).

Thirty Seconds To Mars’ “Dangerous Night” rises one spot to #3 with ~2,656 spins (+38), while a play count of ~2,530 (+8) brings Sir Sly’s “&Run” up one tick to #4.

Down two places, Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever It Takes” takes #5 with ~2,507 spins (-125).

Written by Brian Cantor

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