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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
29
27
Sub Urban
Cradles
Sub Urban
Warner
109.06
28
28
Of Monsters and Men
Wars
Of Monsters and Men
Republic
104.21
3
7
Green Day
Father Of All...
Green Day
Warner
101.99
34
31
Jimmy Eat World
Love Never
Jimmy Eat World
RCA
101.97
2
3
Weezer
The End Of The Game
Weezer
Crush
101.53
33
32
Post Malone
Circles
Post Malone
Republic
101.19
8
4
Absofacto
Dissolve
Absofacto
Atlantic
100.82
23
23
Lumineers
Life In The City
Lumineers
Dualtone/eOne
96.31
27
24
Joywave
Obsession
Joywave
Cultco/Hollywood
95.39
15
15
Catfish and the Bottlemen
2all
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Capitol
92.69
39
34
Silversun Pickups
Don't Know Yet
Silversun Pickups
New Machine
92.48
22
21
Shaed
Thunder
Shaed
Photo Finish/Caroline
91.81
37
26
Awolnation
New The Best
Awolnation
Better Noise/E7LG
91.07
12
11
White_Reaper
Might Be Right
White Reaper
Elektra/EMG
90.43
4
8
Black Keys
Go
Black Keys
Nonesuch/Warner
87.85
19
16
Unlikely Candidates
Novocaine
Unlikely Candidates
RED
87.43
9
6
Billie_Eilish
all the good girls go to hell
Billie Eilish
Darkroom/Interscope
86.28
18
17
Highly_Suspect
New 16
Highly Suspect
300 Entertainment
86.18
67
48
Matt_Maeson
New Go Easy
Matt Maeson
Atlantic
85.72
7
2
Coldplay
Orphans
Coldplay
Atlantic
85.51
24
20
Yungblud
Original Me (feat. Dan Reynolds)
Yungblud
Loco/Geffen/Interscope
83.97
90
114
Spoon
No Bullets Spent
Spoon
Matador/Beggars
83.15
38
35
Saint_Motel
New Van Horn
Saint Motel
Elektra/EMG
82.65
5
5
Meg_Myers
Running Up That Hill
Meg Myers
300 Entertainment
82.52
47
43
Lana Del Rey
New Mariners Apartment Complex
Lana Del Rey
Interscope
82.24
10
10
Illenium
Good Things Fall Apart (feat. J...
Illenium
Astralwerks/Capitol
81.60
46
46
Houses
Bad Checks
Houses
Downtown
81.30
25
25
AJR
Dear Winter
AJR
S-Curve
81.28
35
36
Tool
Fear Inoculum
Tool
RCA
81.13
17
22
Cold War Kids
Complainer
Cold War Kids
CWKTWO/AWAL
80.92
20
18
Tones and I
Dance Monkey
Tones and I
Elektra/EMG
80.01
31
40
Pvris
Hallucinations
Pvris
Warner
78.97
26
19
Mumford & Sons
Blind Leading The Blind
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
76.37
1
1
Twenty One Pilots
The Hype
Twenty One Pilots
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
76.34
14
12
Rex_Orange_County
10/10
Rex Orange County
RCA
75.66
13
13
Local_Natives
When Am I Gonna Lose You
Local Natives
Loma Vista/Concord
74.68
11
9
Fall Out Boy
Dear Future Self (Hands Up)
Fall Out Boy
Island/Republic
72.78
16
14
Blink-182
I Really Wish I Hated You
Blink-182
Columbia
71.54
32
30
Foals
The Runner
Foals
Warner
70.31
21
29
Machine_Gun_Kelly
I Think I'm Okay
Machine Gun Kelly
Bad Boy/Interscope
69.69
--
--
Post Malone
Allergic
Post Malone
Republic
106.78
--
--
Young the Giant
Heat of the Summer
Young the Giant
Elektra/EMG
106.60
--
--
Dreamers
Die Happy
Dreamers
Hollywood
99.55
--
--
Blink-182
Blame It On My Youth
Blink-182
Columbia
94.81
--
--
Black Keys
Lo/Hi
Black Keys
Nonesuch/Warner
91.28
--
--
Lana Del Rey
Doin' Time
Lana Del Rey
Interscope
90.01
--
--
The_Glorious_Sons
Panic Attack
The Glorious Sons
Black Box/BMG
88.55
--
--
Bishop_Briggs
Champion
Bishop Briggs
Island/Republic
88.30
--
--
Badflower
Promise Me
Badflower
Big Machine/John Varvatos
87.07
--
--
Shaed
Trampoline
Shaed
Photo Finish/Caroline
86.60
--
--
Cage The Elephant
Social Cues
Cage The Elephant
RCA
86.56
--
--
Billie_Eilish
bad guy
Billie Eilish
Darkroom/Interscope
86.53
--
--
Vampire Weekend
This Life
Vampire Weekend
Columbia
86.34
--
--
The Strumbrellas
I'll Wait
The Strumbrellas
Glassnote
84.36
--
--
Barns Courtney
You And I
Barns Courtney
Capitol
83.90
--
--
X Ambassadors
Hold You Down
X Ambassadors
KidinaKorner/Interscope
83.80
--
--
I Don't Know How But They Found Me
Choke
I Don't Know How But They Found Me
Fearless/Concord
83.45
--
--
Silversun Pickups
It Doesn't Matter Why
Silversun Pickups
New Machine
81.15
--
--
Phantogram
Into Happiness
Phantogram
Republic
81.03
--
--
Head and the Heart
Missed Connection
Head and the Heart
Warner
80.74
--
--
Lumineers
Gloria
Lumineers
Dualtone/eOne
80.35
--
--
Mumford & Sons
Beloved
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
80.19
--
--
Raconteurs
Help Me Stranger
Raconteurs
Third Man
79.85
--
--
New Politics
Comeback Kid
New Politics
Big Noise/TAC
76.96
--
--
Matt_Maeson
Cringe
Matt Maeson
Atlantic
75.53
--
--
Beck
Saw Lightning
Beck
Fonograf/Capitol
75.50
--
--
Bastille
Joy
Bastille
Virgin/Capitol
74.00
--
--
Vampire Weekend
Sunflower
Vampire Weekend
Columbia
73.92
--
--
K.Flay
Sister
K.Flay
Interscope
73.50
--
--
The 1975
It's Not Living (If It's Not wi...
The 1975
Interscope
72.40
--
--
AJR
100 Bad Days
AJR
S-Curve
72.16
--
--
Of Monsters and Men
Alligator
Of Monsters and Men
Republic
71.17
--
--
Dominic_Fike
3 Nights
Dominic Fike
Columbia
69.97
--
--
Twin_XL
Good
Twin XL
Position/RED
69.78
--
--
Judah & the Lion
Why Did You Run?
Judah & the Lion
Cletus the Van/Caroline
68.80
--
--
Panic! At The Disco
Hey Look Ma, I Made It
Panic! At The Disco
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
67.89
--
--
Hobo_Johnson
Typical Story
Hobo Johnson
Warner
67.16
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
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
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/EMG
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
Cage The Elephant
Ready to Let Go
Cage The Elephant
RCA
105.50
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
Columbia
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
CWKTWO/AWAL
96.42
Marshmello
Happier (feat. Bastille)
Marshmello
Joytime/Glassnote/Republic
96.30
Foster The People
Sit Next To Me
Foster The People
Columbia
95.99
The 1975
Love It If We Made It
The 1975
Interscope
95.90
Of Monsters and Men
Crystals
Of Monsters and Men
Republic
95.69
Walk the Moon
Timebomb
Walk the Moon
RCA
94.97
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
CWKTWO/AWAL
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/eOne
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
Big Noise/TAC
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
Atlantic
89.30
fun.
Carry On
fun.
Fueled By Ramen/RRP
89.04
AJR
Sober Up
AJR
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/eOne
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
Better Noise/E7LG
86.69
Twenty One Pilots
My Blood
Twenty One Pilots
Fueled by Ramen/EMG
86.40
Lovelytheband
Broken
Lovelytheband
RED
86.33
Mumford & Sons
The Wolf
Mumford & Sons
Glassnote
86.28
Coldplay
A Sky Full Of Stars
Coldplay
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
This Week's New HitPredictors
HitPredictor Score
Score
Awolnation
New The Best
Awolnation
Better Noise/E7LG
91.07
Highly_Suspect
New 16
Highly Suspect
300 Entertainment
86.18
Matt_Maeson
New Go Easy
Matt Maeson
Atlantic
85.72
Saint_Motel
New Van Horn
Saint Motel
Elektra/EMG
82.65
Lana Del Rey
New Mariners Apartment Complex
Lana Del Rey
Interscope
82.24
 
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 47-2019-11-18 12:33:14Cradles
Sub Urban (Warner)
HitPredictor on Oct 28, 2019 -- Movers: top 10 gainer at Alternative this week, up over 125 spins.
Score: 109.06
TW: 27, LW: 29, Spins: +135
Proven Hits
Songs that test top 10 in national callout or top 10 in callout in key markets for the first time this week.
UpNovocaine
Unlikely Candidates (RED)
HitPredictor on Aug 12, 2019 -- Callout: top 10 in RateTheMusic national research. Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 15 Alternative stations, led by #1 for Jim Fox at KVIL and Lazlo at KRBZ.
Score: 87.43
TW: 16, LW: 19, Spins: +91
UpDear Future Self (Hands Up)
Fall Out Boy (Island/Republic)
HitPredictor on Sep 23, 2019 -- Callout: top 10 in key markets this week.  Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 41 Alternative stations, led by #1 for Elliott Wood at KTBZ.
Score: 72.78
TW: 9, LW: 11, Spins: +9
UpDissolve
Absofacto (Atlantic)
HitPredictor on Jul 1, 2019 -- Callout: top 5 in RateTheMusic national research. Top 10 Spins: top 10 at 47 Alternative stations, led by #1 for John O'Connell at WSFS, Vince Richards at KKDO and 3 other #1 reports.
Score: 100.82
TW: 4, LW: 8, Spins: +227