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

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

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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