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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.

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.

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