Twenty One Pilots’ “The Hype” Returns To #1 At Alternative Radio

“The Hype” recaptures the throne at alternative radio.

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Last week, twenty one pilots’ “The Hype” ceded its rhythmic radio throne to Cage The Elephant’s “Social Cues.”

This week, it returns to the #1 position.

Played ~3,270 times during the October 20-26 tracking period (-40), “The Hype” rises one place to #1 on this week’s chart. It is celebrating a second, non-consecutive week in the pinnacle position.

“Social Cues” falls to #2 with a tracking period spin count of ~3,202 (-224).

Illenium & Jon Bellion’s “Good Things Fall Apart” spends another week at #3, while Green Day’s “Father Of All …” rises one place to #4.

Up one place, The Black Keys’ “Go” earns #5 on this week’s alternative chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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