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Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light” Rises To #1 At Alternative Radio

“Guiding Light” replaces “High Hopes” atop the chart.

After a ten-week run in the pinnacle position, Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes” cedes the throne at alternative radio.

Mumford & Sons’ “Guiding Light” takes over the top spot on this week’s Mediabase alternative radio chart.

Up two places, “Guiding Light” earns #1 on the strength of its ~3,573 spins. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 192.

“High Hopes” slips to #2 with ~3,400 spins (-214).

Long the #2 song, twenty one pilots’ “My Blood” falls to #3 with ~3,138 plays (-283).

Marshmello & Bastille’s “happier” holds at #4 with ~3,127 (+15), while a play count of ~3,046 (-14) keeps Flora Cash’s “You’re Somebody Else” at #5.

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