Wednesday Alternative Add Board Recap

January 10th, 2024

Happy Wednesday! Your all-new Alternative Newsletter is back 3 days a week. Foo Fighters “The Glass” is this week’s #1 Most Added on the Mediabase Alternative Add Board. 

Congrats to KDKB (ALT AZ 93.3)/Phoenix on a big ratings month (3.4-4.2) in the Nielsen December ‘23 PPM 6+ Ratings. The station is now Top 5 overall in the market and Hubbard has 3 of the top 5 stations. Great news!

This week’s Alternative New Artist Discovery Of The Week is Vacations. The Australian band’s new single “Next Exit” just debuted on the Alternative chart and the band’s new album, No Place Like Home, is out this Friday (1/12). Check out my VIP Access below with Vacations lead singer Campbell as we get to know the band.

The ALT Video Spotlight Of The Week is on UK band The Ramona Flowers, who enter the new year chart bound on their single “Up All Night.”

I’ll catch you up on all the Alternative News, including Miles Anzaldo returning on-air at Live 105, the stunning WWCD (CD92.9)/Columbus sign off announcement, Fall Out Boy joins the iHeartRadio ALTer EGO 2024 lineup this Saturday (1/13), 107.3 Alternative Cleveland has a new on-air lineup, and Dead Air Dave leaves U.N.C.L.E. Plus, Bonnaroo 2024 and BottleRock 2024 lineups have been announced and Sum 41 shares details on their final album coming March 29th. 

There’s a lot to unpack today and Warner will drop The Black Keys new single “Beautiful People (Stay High)” this Friday. Ain’t no rest for the wicked. I hear that band has new music coming soon too. Let’s dig in.

Foo Fighters #1 Most Added 

Congrats to RCA’s Gary Gorman, Giancarlo Cordasco & team on logging #1 Most Added on the Foo Fighters newest single “The Glass” with 31 new stations on the add board. It’s the third single from the band’s But Here We Are album released last June. It follows the first two #1 singles “Under You” and “Rescued.” Foo Fighters has a massive run of 2024 Everything Or Nothing At All U.S. Stadium Tour dates.

#2 Most Added goes to Papa Roach “Leave A Light On” with Karen Glauber, Ted Volk & the New Noize team collecting 14 adds and now chart bound at Alternative. 

Concord’s Angelo Scrobe, Elias Chios & team claim #3 Most Added with Thirty Seconds To Mars second single “Seasons” picking up 13 new adds. “Seasons” is inside the Top 30 on the Alternative chart.

Check in at #4 Most Added is Sum 41 “Landmines” with BMG’s Nick Attaway, Amit Kumar & team adding 9 new stations after landing Top 10 this week on the Alternative chart.

Rounding out the Top 5 Most Added is lovelytheband “nice to know you” with The Orchard’s Scott Burton & team posting 8 adds and navigating inside the Top 20 on the Alternative chart. 

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