Cold War Kids, Twenty One Pilots, Lorde, Foo Fighters, Olivia Rodrigo Songs Reach Top 40 At Alternative Radio

Five songs debut on this week’s Mediabse alternative chart.

Cold War Kids - What You Say video screen | Video screen/YouTube

The Mediabase alternative radio chart features five new entries this week, including three songs that rocket all the way into the Top 30.

Below last week’s chart at #68, Cold War Kids’ “What You Say” blasts onto this week’s listing at #24. The new single, which was the Audacy radio network’s Pick of the Week, received 477 spins during the June 13-19 tracking period (+427).

“Saturday,” the follow-up to twenty one pilots’ chart-topping “Shy Away,” rises nineteen places to make its chart debut at #28. The new single received 430 spins this week (+247).

Played 413 times during the tracking week (+308), Lorde’s “Solar Power” rises twenty-five places to debut at #29.

A thirteen-place rise brings Foo Fighters’ “Making A Fire” onto the chart at #33; the song received 365 spins (+179).

Credited with 319 spins (+27), Olivia Rodrigo’s “brutal” rises one spot to enter the chart at #40.

Written by Brian Cantor

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