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The Head and the Heart’s “Missed Connection” Earns #1 At Alternative Radio

“Missed Connection” clearly connected with alternative radio listeners.

The Head and the Heart’s “Missed Connection” completes its ascent to the top of the Mediabase alternative radio chart.

The song, which was #2 on last week’s listing, secures #1 on this week’s chart. It received ~3,134 spins during the July 14-20 tracking period, topping last week’s figure by 313 spins.

Up two places, Billie Eilish’s “bad guy” claims the runner-up position. The multi-format hit received ~2,949 alternative spins this week (+234).

After a six-week stint at #1, The Lumineers’ “Gloria” falls to #3. Shaed’s “Trampoline” slips one spot to #4, while Of Monsters & Men’s “Alligator” holds at #5.

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