The Dusky Keys’ ‘Wild Youngster’ Reigns on Adult Alternative Airplay Chart

The duo adds its seventh No. 1, a flee that began with ‘Lonely Boy’ in 2011.

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Jim Herrington

The Dusky Keys attain No. 1 on Billboard‘s Adult Alternative Airplay chart with “Wild Youngster,” which rises to the high of the ranking dated April 16.

“Youngster” ascends to the summit in its fourth week on the tally, changing into the 2d tune to take four or fewer frames to reign in 2022, following Portugal. The Man‘s “What, Me Anxiety?,” which also led in its fourth week (March 19).

It’s The Dusky Keys’ seventh No. 1 on Adult Alternative Airplay and first since “Crawling Kingsnake,” which led for three weeks foundation final Could per chance. The duo first ruled with “Lonely Boy” in 2011-12. Since its first week on high (Dec. 17, 2011), the act boasts essentially the most leaders in that span, one-upping The Lumineers.

Over the history of Adult Alternative Airplay, which began in January 1996, The Dusky Keys tie for the sixth-most No. 1s. Coldplay and U2 lead with 13 apiece.

Most No. 1s, Adult Alternative Airplay

13, Coldplay

13, U2

11, Dave Matthews (solo and with Dave Matthews Band)

10, Jack Johnson

8, John Mayer

7, The Dusky Keys

7, Counting Crows

7, Sheryl Crow

7, R.E.M.

In other locations, “Youngster” lifts 5-4 on Alternative Airplay and 16-15 on Mainstream Rock Airplay. On the all-rock-layout, target market-essentially based totally Rock & Alternative Airplay chart, the tune bullets at its No. 3 ultimate with 5.2 million target market impressions, up 7%, in accordance with Luminate, formerly MRC Records.

“Youngster” also jumps 36-31 (after debuting at its No. 21 high in March) on the multi-metric Hot Rock & Alternative Songs list. To boot to its airplay, the tune earned 779,000 legitimate U.S. streams and sold 600 downloads in the April 1-7 tracking week.

The tune introduces Dropout Boogie, The Dusky Keys’ 11th studio album, due Could per chance 13.

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