The Red Hot Chili Peppers (RHCP) earn their sixth week at Number One on this week’s Active Rock Airplay Chart (ARAC) with “Dark Necessities” (Necessities). “Necessities” six-week Number One run follows RHCP’s six straight weeks at number two.Therefore, the RHCP have now placed within the ARAC Top Two for 12 straight weeks with their comeback song. To compare the change in audience since near the song’s peak, please read the Active Rockarticle from three weeks ago.

Chevelle overtakes Shinedown for runner-up slot

“Necessities” loses 346,000 impressions from last week to finish with an audience of 6.271 million. This places the RHCP 577,000 ahead of the new number two track, Chevelle’s “Joyride,” which finishes the week with 5.694 million impressions (+173,000). Chevelle’s audience gain moves "Joyride"ahead of Shinedown, whos"Asking for it"fallsto number three this week.

Talking about turnover rate atop airplay charts

Fans and artists see the shakeups on the music charts as both good and bad.

New artists and Celebrities have the opportunity to reach Number One with a more rapid turnover rate at the top of the airplay charts.However, when a juggernaut rightfully takes over the top spot, having significantly smaller songs jump over the smash at genres (like Country), this further frustrates fans of the format who want to see longer runs at Number One.

The 30 Most-Heard Songs at Active Rock Radio

According to all of the Active Rock stations monitored by Mediabase (a highly respected airplay monitoring service in the musicindustry), these are the 30 most-heard songs at the format for the week ending 31 July. For more details regardinghow this chart is compiled, please check out the Alternative article from two weeks ago.

  1. Dark Necessities – Red Hot Chili Peppers – 6.271 million – Wk. 6 at No. 1
  2. Joyride – Chevelle – 5.694
  3. Asking For It – Shinedown – 5.623
  4. The Devil’s Bleeding Crown – Volbeat – 5.260
  5. Bored To Death – Blink 182 – 4.210
  6. Take It All – Pop Evil – 3.638
  7. The Sound Of Silence – Disturbed – 3.295
  8. Still Alive – Three Doors Down – 3.284
  9. Take Me Down – Pretty Reckless – 3.244
  10. No Good – Kaleo – 3.068
  11. Paranoia – A Day To Remember – 2.567
  12. Phantom Bride – Deftones – 2.317 – 879 spins
  13. Angels Fall – Breaking Benjamin – 2.317 – 710 spins
  14. Switchblade – Holy White Hounds – 2.259
  15. Wash It All Away – Five Finger Death Punch – 2.128
  16. Prophets Of Rage – Prophets Of Rage – 2.054
  17. Footsteps – Pop Evil – 1.914
  18. From The Pinnacle To The Pit – Ghost – 1.743
  19. State Of My Head – Shinedown – 2.259
  20. Get High – Rob Zombie – 1.722
  21. The Eagle Has Landed – Avatar – 1.615
  22. Emotionless – Red Sun Rising – 1.590
  23. Ashes Of Eden – Breaking Benjamin – 1.557
  24. Heavy Is The Hand – Zac Brown Band/Chris Cornell – 1.505
  25. Rotting In Vain – Korn – 1.462
  26. Cut The Cord – Shinedown – 1.365
  27. Failure – Breaking Benjamin – 1.342
  28. I Don’t Care Anymore – Hellyeah – 1.315
  29. The Light – Disturbed – 1.262
  30. Feel Invincible – Skillet – 1.228
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