Coldplay’s “Orphans” Earns #1 On Alternative Radio Chart

“Orphans” improves to #1 on this week’s listing.

Coldplay by Tim Saccenti | Atlantic

After spending seven consecutive (and eight total) weeks at #1 on the Mediabase alternative radio chart, twenty one pilots’ “The Hype” cedes its throne.

Coldplay’s “Orphans” takes over the top spot this week. The album received 3,180 spins during the December 8-14 tracking period, topping last week’s mark by 230 spins.

“The Hype” falls to #2 with 3,067 spins (-36).

Absofacto’s “Dissolve” rises one place to #3 this week, while Meg Myers’ “Running Up That Hill” dips one spot to #4.

Billie Eilish’s “all the good girls go to hell” remains in the #5 position on this week’s chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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