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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Black Summer” Officially Earns #1 On Alternative Radio Chart

The lead “Unlimited Love” single hits #1.

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Black Summer” completes its ascent to #1 on this week’s Mediabase alternative radio chart.

Up one place from last week’s position, “Black Summer” dethrones Imagine Dragons’ long-reigning smash “Enemy.”

“Black Summer” received ~3,057 spins during the March 20-26 tracking period, besting last week’s figure by 140.

“Black Summer” is the lead single from the band’s forthcoming “Unlimited Love.” Due April 1, the album is the band’s first studio release since 2016. It, moreover, is the first since 2006’s “Stadium Arcadium” to feature guitarist John Frusciante.

“Enemy” takes #2 on this week’s chart, while Muse’s “Won’t Stand Down” holds at #3. Portugal. The Man’s “What, Me Worry?” rises one spot to #4, and Bob Moses’ “Love Brand New” ascends two places to #5.

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