Lorde’s “Solar Power” Ranks As Alternative Radio’s Most Added Song

“Solar Power” tops this week’s alternative radio add board.

Lorde - Solar Power video | Universal Music New Zealand

Lorde’s “Solar Power” unsurprisingly tops this week’s alternative radio add board.

The new Lorde single won support from 30 Mediabase-monitored alternative stations this week.

Cold War Kids’ “What You Say,” a playlist pickup for 13 stations, earns second place on the add board.

With 9 adds each, Grabbitz’s “Pigs In The Sky” and twenty one pilots’ “Saturday” tie for third.

Tai Verdes’ “A-O-K,” KennyHoopla & Travis Barker’s “hollywood sucks//” and Vance Joy’s “Missing Piece” follow in a tie for fifth; the songs each landed at 5 stations.

With respective add counts of 4, Bleachers’ “Stop Making This Hurt” and Foo Fighters’ “Making A Fire” share eighth place. Rightfield’s “Gone!,” Volbeat’s “Wait A Minute My Girl,” and Surf Curse’s “Freaks” share tenth place with 3 adds a piece.

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