Wednesday Alternative Add Board Recap

December 6th, 2023

Happy Wednesday! Shinedown is this week’s #1 Most Added at Alternative. Speaking of #1’s, 300 Elektra is the #1 Alternative Label Of The Year on the Mediabase 2023 Year End Chart. Fall Out Boy is the #1 Most Played Alternative Artist. Linkin Park “Lost” scores #1 Alternative Song Of The Year.

The holiday shows are in full swing. WKQX (Q101)/Chicago has 4 nights of Twisted XMAS” concerts that began last night. WLUM (FM 102.1)/Milwaukee has “Big Snow Show 17” shows tonight and tomorrow.

The last ALT Video Spotlight of 2023 is on Future Islands “The Tower.” There will be a future New Artist Discovery Of The Week returning in January. 

Taking Back Sunday has announced a 2024 headline tour. Goldenvoice has unveiled the lineup for Cruel World Fest 2024. KTCL/Denver announces 303 Day. KROQ/Los Angeles has an on-air opening. Let’s kickoff by unpacking this week’s Mediabase Alternative Add Board. 

Shinedown #1 Added

300 Elektra’s Greg Dorfman, Myra Dehais & team light up #1 Most Added this week on Shinedown “A Symptom Of Being Human.” The multi-format single is trending inside the Top 20 on the Alternative chart with over 50 stations on the board.

Cannons “Loving You” checks in at #2 Most Added with Columbia’s Lisa Sonkin & team firing up 6 adds and now pushing Top 5 on the Alternative chart.

#3 Most Added is bby “hotline” with Glassnote’s Michael Starr, Alex Whiley & team ringing up 5 new commitments and heading Top 30 on the Alternative chart.

#4 Most Added is a tie with 4 adds each for Bad Omens “The Death Of Peace Of Mind” and The Struts “Pretty Vicious.” Sumerian’s Mike Jakubow, Haleigh Dever & team has Bad Omens Top 25 on the Alternative chart and Big Machine’s Heather Luke, Allison Smith & team just marched Top 30 on The Struts.

Rounding out the Top 5 Most Added with 3 adds each are: AJR “Yes, I’m A Mess,” Bakar “Alive!,” Barns Courtney “Young In America,” The Revivalists “Good Old Days,” and Thirty Seconds To Mars “Seasons.”

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