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Alternative
Hit Potential
New releases that tested with Hit Potential prior to major airplay, ranked in order of HitPredictor scores and updated each Monday. Click on the heading at the top of the scores column to rank the songs in order of weekly mediabase detections.
LW
TW
Mediabase airplay rank
HitPredictor Score
Score
1
1
Cage The Elephant
Ready to Let Go
Cage The Elephant
RCA
105.50
28
26
K.Flay
Bad Vibes
K.Flay
Interscope
98.17
6
8
Marshmello
Happier (feat. Bastille)
Marshmello
Joytime/Glassnote/Republic
96.30
5
4
Black Keys
Lo/Hi
Black Keys
Nonesuch/WBR
91.28
22
20
X Ambassadors
Boom
X Ambassadors
KidinaKorner/Interscope
91.11
3
3
Shaed
Trampoline
Shaed
Photo Finish/Caroline
86.60
36
31
Grandson
Apologize
Grandson
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
85.13
48
41
Cage_the_Elephant_&_Beck
New Night Running
Cage the Elephant & Beck
RCA
85.08
19
18
I Don't Know How But They Found Me
Choke
I Don't Know How But They Found Me
Fearless/Concord
83.45
7
6
Billie_Eilish
Bury a Friend
Billie Eilish
Darkroom/Interscope
81.43
30
29
Head and the Heart
Missed Connection
Head and the Heart
Warner Bros./WBR
80.74
17
15
Mumford & Sons
Beloved
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
80.19
4
5
Panic! At The Disco
High Hopes
Panic! At The Disco
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
79.95
2
2
Twenty One Pilots
Chlorine
Twenty One Pilots
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
78.50
12
11
Oliver_Tree
Hurt
Oliver Tree
Atlantic
78.07
8
9
Vampire Weekend
Harmony Hall
Vampire Weekend
Columbia
75.95
25
22
Matt_Maeson
Cringe
Matt Maeson
Neon Gold/Atlantic
75.53
23
21
Interrupters
Gave You Everything
Interrupters
Hellcat
75.33
15
14
The Revivalists
Change
The Revivalists
Loma Vista/Concord
74.62
31
40
Judah & the Lion
Over My Head
Judah & the Lion
Cletus the Van/Caroline
72.73
14
13
Half_Alive
Still Feel.
Half Alive
RCA
72.70
33
30
Smith & Thell
Forgive Me Friend
Smith & Thell
Arista
72.39
9
10
Imagine Dragons
Bad Liar
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
72.33
13
12
AJR
100 Bad Days
AJR
AJR Productions/S-Curve
72.16
26
27
Fitz & the Tantrums
123456
Fitz & the Tantrums
Elektra/Atlantic
71.17
18
17
Yungblud & Halsey
11 Minutes (feat. Travis Barker)
Yungblud & Halsey
Capitol-Interscope
70.85
56
57
Two Door Cinema Club
Talk
Two Door Cinema Club
Glassnote
70.25
45
36
Judah & the Lion
New Why Did You Run?
Judah & the Lion
Cletus the Van/Caroline
68.80
54
49
Foster The People
New Style
Foster The People
Columbia
68.30
32
32
Friday Pilots Club
Glory
Friday Pilots Club
Big Machine/John Varvatos
68.24
24
24
Panic! At The Disco
Hey Look Ma, I Made It
Panic! At The Disco
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
67.51
34
35
The_Glorious_Sons
S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun)
The Glorious Sons
Black Box/BMG
67.45
11
7
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Longshot
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Capitol
67.29
27
28
Marshmello
New Here With Me (feat. Chvrches)
Marshmello
Joytime/Glassnote/Republic
66.90
16
16
Lovelytheband
Maybe, I'm Afraid
Lovelytheband
Red
66.14
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Walk the Moon
Timebomb
Walk the Moon
RCA
94.97
--
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Lovelytheband
Broken
Lovelytheband
Red
86.33
Recent Hits
Recurrent songs that tested with Hit Potential prior to major airplay, ranked in order of HitPredictor scores and updated each Monday. Click on the heading at the top of the scores column to rank the songs in order of weekly mediabase detections.
HitPredictor Score
Score
Foo Fighters
Outside
Foo Fighters
RCA
105.56
Foo Fighters
Saint Cecilia
Foo Fighters
RCA
104.07
Rise Against
The Violence
Rise Against
Virgin/Capitol
102.00
Foo Fighters
Something From Nothing
Foo Fighters
RCA
98.43
Bastille
World Gone Mad
Bastille
Virgin/Capitol
98.37
Vance_Joy
Saturday Sun
Vance Joy
Atlantic
98.05
The Killers
Miss Atomic Bomb
The Killers
Island/Republic
97.15
Beck
Dreams
Beck
Fonograf/Capitol
95.48
Mumford & Sons
Ditmas
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
95.42
Neon Trees
Sleeping With A Friend
Neon Trees
Island/Republic
95.00
Phoenix
Entertainment
Phoenix
Glassnote
93.75
Muse
Follow Me
Muse
Warner Bros./WBR
92.75
Kings Of Leon
Reverend
Kings Of Leon
RCA
91.78
Lorde
Perfect Places
Lorde
Lava/Republic
91.38
Foo Fighters
Run
Foo Fighters
RCA
90.40
Green Day
Bang Bang
Green Day
Warner Bros.
90.15
Lorde
Yellow Flicker Beat
Lorde
Lava/Republic
88.18
Paramore
Hard Times
Paramore
Fueled By Ramen/RRP
87.99
Alt-J
In Cold Blood
Alt-J
Canvasback/Atlantic
87.47
Bob_Moses
Tearing Me Up
Bob Moses
Domino/ADA
86.99
Dirty Heads
That's All I Need
Dirty Heads
Five Seven/E7LG
86.95
Lorde
Green Light
Lorde
Lava/Republic
86.61
Lorde
Tennis Court
Lorde
Lava/Republic
86.04
Imagine Dragons
Thunder
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
84.94
Weezer
Africa
Weezer
Crush
132.28
Foo Fighters
The Sky Is A Neighborhood
Foo Fighters
RCA
120.73
Imagine Dragons
Whatever It Takes
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
119.33
Fitz & the Tantrums
HandClap
Fitz & the Tantrums
Elektra/Atlantic
108.58
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Dangerous Night
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Interscope
107.66
Cage The Elephant
Trouble
Cage The Elephant
RCA
107.56
Rise Against
House On Fire
Rise Against
Virgin/Capitol
106.60
Bishop_Briggs
White Flag
Bishop Briggs
Island/Republic
103.61
Mumford & Sons
Guiding Light
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
102.96
Muse
Pressure
Muse
Warner Bros./WBR
102.37
Empire of the Sun
Walking on a Dream
Empire of the Sun
Astralwerks/Capitol
102.23
Dirty Heads
Celebrate (featuring Unlikely C...
Dirty Heads
Five Seven/E7LG
102.10
Death Cab for Cutie
Gold Rush
Death Cab for Cutie
Atlantic
102.00
Dreamers
Sweet Disaster
Dreamers
Hollywood
101.10
Dreamers
Sweet Disaster
Dreamers
Hollywood
101.10
Vance_Joy
Lay It On Me
Vance Joy
Atlantic
100.54
Chvrches
Miracle
Chvrches
Glassnote
100.52
Florence + The Machine
Hunger
Florence + The Machine
Republic
99.50
Death Cab for Cutie
Black Sun
Death Cab for Cutie
Atlantic
99.26
Death Cab for Cutie
Northern Lights
Death Cab for Cutie
Atlantic
99.21
Cage The Elephant
Whole Wide World
Cage The Elephant
RCA
98.99
Blink-182
She's Out Of Her Mind
Blink-182
BMG
98.32
Vance_Joy
Saturday Sun
Vance Joy
Atlantic
98.05
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Dark Necessities
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Warner Bros.
97.96
Cold War Kids
So Tied Up (feat. Bishop Briggs)
Cold War Kids
Capitol
96.42
Foster The People
Sit Next To Me
Foster The People
Columbia
95.99
The 1975
Love It If We Made It
The 1975
Dirty Hit/Interscope
95.90
Of Monsters and Men
Crystals
Of Monsters and Men
Republic
95.69
Two_Feet
I Feel Like I'm Drowning
Two Feet
Republic
94.65
Capital Cities
Safe and Sound
Capital Cities
Capitol
94.37
Manchester Orchestra
The Gold
Manchester Orchestra
Loma Vista/Concord
94.29
The Revivalists
Wish I Knew You
The Revivalists
Loma Vista/Concord
94.27
Weezer
King of the World
Weezer
Crush
94.07
Cold War Kids
First
Cold War Kids
Capitol
93.87
Arctic Monkeys
R U Mine?
Arctic Monkeys
Domino/ADA
93.53
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Go Robot
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Warner Bros.
93.31
Cage The Elephant
Cold Cold Cold
Cage The Elephant
RCA
93.30
Portugal. The Man
Tidal Wave
Portugal. The Man
Atlantic
93.19
Portugal. The Man
Live In The Moment
Portugal. The Man
Atlantic
92.78
Young the Giant
Superposition
Young the Giant
Elektra/EMG
92.52
The Killers
Run For Cover
The Killers
Island/Republic
92.04
Lumineers
Angela
Lumineers
Dualtone
91.95
Imagine Dragons
Believer
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
91.67
Bastille
Flaws
Bastille
Virgin/Capitol
91.31
Twenty One Pilots
Tear In My Heart
Twenty One Pilots
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
91.07
Portugal. The Man
Feel It Still
Portugal. The Man
Atlantic
91.05
New Politics
One Of Us
New Politics
Crush/WBR
90.92
Queens of the Stone Age
I Sat By The Ocean
Queens of the Stone Age
Matador
90.62
Death Cab for Cutie
The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive
Death Cab for Cutie
Atlantic
90.61
Bastille
Quarter Past Midnight
Bastille
Virgin/Capitol
89.93
The Killers
The Man
The Killers
Island/Republic
89.90
Coldplay
Adventure Of A Lifetime
Coldplay
Parlophone/Atlantic
89.30
fun.
Carry On
fun.
Fueled By Ramen/RRP
89.04
AJR
Sober Up
AJR
AJR Productions/S-Curve
88.35
Walk the Moon
Kamikaze
Walk the Moon
RCA
88.18
Bad_Suns
Cardiac Arrest
Bad Suns
Vagrant/Interscope
88.06
Blue October
I Hope You're Happy
Blue October
Up/Down-Brando
88.04
Dennis_Lloyd
Nevermind
Dennis Lloyd
Warner Bros./WBR
88.03
The Revivalists
All My Friends
The Revivalists
Loma Vista/Concord
87.84
Lumineers
Stubborn Love
Lumineers
Dualtone
87.69
Muse
Dead Inside
Muse
Warner Bros./WBR
87.55
Panic! At The Disco
Say Amen (Saturday Night)
Panic! At The Disco
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
87.32
Royal_Blood
I Only Lie When I Love You
Royal Blood
Warner Bros.
87.14
King_Princess
1950
King Princess
Columbia
87.14
The Knocks
Ride Or Die
The Knocks
Big Beat/Neon Gold/Atlantic
87.07
Alice_Merton
Lash Out
Alice Merton
Mom Pop/RED
87.00
Awolnation
Handyman
Awolnation
Red Bull
86.69
Twenty One Pilots
My Blood
Twenty One Pilots
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
86.40
Mumford & Sons
The Wolf
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
86.28
Coldplay
A Sky Full Of Stars
Coldplay
Parlophone/Atlantic
86.25
Imagine Dragons
Natural
Imagine Dragons
KidinaKorner/Interscope
86.03
Twenty One Pilots
Heavydirtysoul
Twenty One Pilots
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
85.76
Green Day
Still Breathing
Green Day
Warner Bros.
85.58
X Ambassadors
Unsteady
X Ambassadors
KidinaKorner/Interscope
85.30
Flora_Cash
You're Somebody Else
Flora Cash
Bee & El/RCA
85.05
This Week's New HitPredictors
HitPredictor Score
Score
Cage_the_Elephant_&_Beck
New Night Running
Cage the Elephant & Beck
RCA
85.08
Judah & the Lion
New Why Did You Run?
Judah & the Lion
Cletus the Van/Caroline
68.80
Foster The People
New Style
Foster The People
Columbia
68.30
Marshmello
New Here With Me (feat. Chvrches)
Marshmello
Joytime/Glassnote/Republic
66.90
 
This Week's Proven & Developing Hits
Developing Hits
Songs that are top 10 spin gainers this week and not yet Proven. Each song only appears once as a Developing Hit.
UpNew 16-2019-04-15 12:00:40Forgive Me Friend
Smith & Thell (Arista)
HitPredictor on Mar 11, 2019 -- Movers: top 10 gainer at Alternative this week, up almost 150 spins.
Score: 72.39
TW: 30, LW: 33, Spins: +142
Proven Hits
Songs that test top 10 in national callout or top 10 in callout in key markets for the first time this week.
UpChange
The Revivalists (Loma Vista/Concord)
HitPredictor on Feb 25, 2019 -- Callout: top 10 in key markets this week.  Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 15 Alternative stations, led by #1 for Mark Hamilton at KNRK.
Score: 74.62
TW: 14, LW: 15, Spins: +98
Up11 Minutes (feat. Travis Barker)
Yungblud & Halsey (Capitol-Interscope)
HitPredictor on Mar 4, 2019 -- Callout: top 10 in key markets this week.  Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 19 Alternative stations, led by #1 for Justin Johnson at WEBN.
Score: 70.85
TW: 17, LW: 18, Spins: +53
UpBad Liar
Imagine Dragons (KidinaKorner/Interscope)
HitPredictor on Feb 19, 2019 -- Callout: top 10 in key markets this week.  Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 47 Alternative stations, led by #1 for Lynn Barstow at KROX and James Kurdziel at WEDG.
Score: 72.33
TW: 10, LW: 9, Spins: +71