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Weezer’s “Can’t Knock The Hustle” Ranks As Alternative Radio’s Most Added Song

“Can’t Knock The Hustle” tops this week’s alternative radio add board.

After conquering the alternative radio chart with its cover of Toto’s “Africa,” Weezer is back with a new, original single.

Entitled “Can’t Knock The Hustle,” the track received a warm welcome from radio programmers. Picked up by 27 Mediabase-monitored alternative stations, it ranks as the format’s most added song.

Muse’s “Pressure” follows in second place on this week’s add board. It landed at another 12 stations.

Tom Morello’s “Every Step That I Take” follows in third with 7 pickups. Each added by 6 stations, Bishop Briggs’ “Baby,” Max Frost’s “Good Morning,” and The 1975’s “Love It If We Made It” tie for fourth.

Four songs — Death Cab For Cutie’s “Northern Lights,” Just Loud’s “Soul Train (featuring Debbie Harry),” Robert Delong’s “Revolutionary” and The Moth & The Flame’s “The New Great Depression” — follow in a tie for seventh. Each won support from 5 stations.

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