Billie Eilish’s “Bury A Friend” Reaches #1 At Alternative Radio

“bury a friend” becomes Billie Eilish’s first radio #1.

Bury a Friend by Billie Eilish | Darkroom/Interscope

Billie Eilish, who has already accomplished a great deal of music business achievements, adds another to her list this week.

She scores her first #1 hit at alternative radio.

Up one place from last week’s position, “bury a friend” takes over the top spot on this week’s Mediabase alternative chart. It seizes the throne from The Black Keys’ “Lo/Hi.”

“bury a friend” received a format-leading ~3,137 spins during the May 12-18 tracking period. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 113.

“Lo/Hi” falls to #2 with ~3,087 spins (-236).

Catfish & The Bottlemen’s “Longshot” rises one place to #3, while Shaed’s rebounding “Trampoline” climbs one place to #4.

A four-place lift brings The Lumineers’ “Gloria” to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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