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Paramore’s “This Is Why” Officially Earns #1 At Alternative Radio

“This Is Why” reaches the pinnacle of the alt chart.

Making good on the mid-week projection, Paramore’s “This Is Why” officially earns #1 at alternative radio.

Up one place from last week’s position, “This Is Why” earns #1 on the strength of its ~2,617 tracking period spins. The count tops last week’s mark by 45.

After a twelve-week stint at #1, blink-182’s “EDGING” ranks as a close #2 this week. The song received ~2,569 spins during the January 22-28 tracking period (-25).

All Time Low’s “Sleepwalking” holds at #3, as Weezer’s “Records” stays in the #4 position. Beach Weather’s “Sex, Drugs, Etc.” spends another week at #5.

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