Matt Maeson’s “Cringe” Enjoys 3rd Week As Alternative Radio’s #1 Song

The reign continues for Matt Maeson’s “Cringe.”

Matt Maeson - Press photo by Alexis Gross, courtesy of Atlantic Records

Matt Maeson’s “Cringe” adds another week to its reign as alternative radio’s top song.

Played ~3,375 times during the August 25-31 tracking period, “Cringe” tops a third consecutive Mediabase alternative radio chart.

This week’s spin count trails last week’s mark by 121, but it keeps “Cringe” ahead of the competition.

Of Monsters & Men’s “Alligator,” which stays in the #2 spot, received ~3,078 spins (-88).

Dominic Fike’s “3 Nights” holds at #3, while Lana Del Rey’s “Doin’ Time” rises one place to #4. Billie Eilish’s “bad guy” concurrently falls one rung to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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