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“Bad Guy” Becomes Billie Eilish’s Second Alternative Radio #1

Eilish previously topped the chart with “bury a friend.”

This spring, “bury a friend” became Billie Eilish’s first #1 hit at alternative radio.

This week, she scores her second chart-topper at the format.

Eilish’s “bad guy,” which was #3 last week, takes over the top spot on this week’s Mediabase alternative chart. The multi-format smash received ~3,222 spins during the July 21-27 tracking period, besting last week’s mark by 243 plays.

The Head & The Heart’s “Missed Connection,” last week’s leader, drops to #2 this week. The song received ~3,155 plays (-8).

The Lumineers’ “Gloria” slides one place to #3, as Shaed’s “Trampoline” spends another week at #4. Of Monsters & Men’s “Alligator” holds at #5.

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