Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” Remains #1 On Alternative Radio Chart

“bad guy” spends a second week atop the alternative radio listing.

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Last week, Billie Eilish’s “bad guy” rose to #1 on the Mediabase alternative radio chart.

This week, it retains its throne.

Played ~3,415 times during the July 28-August 3 tracking period, “bad guy” celebrates a second week as alternative radio’s #1 song. This week’s spin count tops last week’s mark by 189 plays.

The Head & The Heart’s “Missed Connection,” which received ~3,200 spins this week (+41), holds at #2.

The Lumineers’ “Gloria” spends another week at #3, while Matt Maeson’s “Cringe” jumps two places to #4. Of Monsters & Me’s “Alligator” retains the #5 position.

Written by Brian Cantor

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