Bastille Scores Eighth Straight Alternative Songs Top 10 With Marshmello Collab 'Happier'

Bastille Scores Eighth Straight Alternative Songs Top 10 With Marshmello Collab 'Happier'


The band ties Green Day & Incubus for the longest streak of career-starting high 10s.

Bastille returns to the highest 10 of Streets Talkin's Alternative Songs airplay chart for the eighth time in as many tries, a file that the English band now shares with Green Day and Incubus.

With "Happier," Bastille's collaboration with Marshmello, the quartet has despatched every of its entries into the Alternative Songs high 10, courting to its first: its lone chief, "Pompeii," in 2013. "Happier" hikes 11-7 on the Oct. 6-dated record with a 16 p.c acquire in performs, in response to Nielsen Music.

Bastille is certainly one of simply three acts to have scored high 10s with every of eight preliminary Alternative Songs entries. Green Day made the highest 10 with each charted tune from "Longview" to "Brain Stew/Jaded" between 1993 and 1996 and Incubus achieved the feat from "Pardon Me" to "Talk Shows on Mute" in 1999-2004.

Bastille has an opportunity to assert the mark all to itself, as Green Day and Incubus couldn’t preserve their streaks going previous eight apiece, lacking with "Walking Contradiction" (No. 21) and "Make a Move" (No. 17), respectively.

"Happier" is Bastille's third Alternative Songs high 10 of 2018, following "Quarter Past Midnight" (No. three, Aug. Four) and "World Gone Mad" (No. 9, Feb. three).

Meanwhile, Marshmello earns his first high 10 on Alternative Songs in his first go to. He boasts a number of high 10s on different Streets Talkin airplay charts, together with a pair on Pop Songs this yr: "Friends" with Anne-Marie (No. 2, Aug. Four) and "Wolves" with Selena Gomez (No. 6, Feb. 17).

"Happier" concurrently reaches the highest 10 of the all-rock-format Rock Airplay chart, rising 12-Eight with 7.2 million viewers impressions (up 24 p.c). It's Marshmello's first high 10 on the record and Bastille's seventh (its high 10 streak doesn't prolong to this chart, the place "World" stopped at No. 13).

"Happier" can also be successful outdoors the choice format; it zooms 18-14 on Pop Songs, 25-22 on Adult Pop Songs and 7-Four on Dance/Mix Show Airplay. On the all-format Radio Songs chart, it leaps 43-31 (34.5 million in all-format viewers, up 31 p.c).

On the all-genre, airplay-, streaming- and sales-based Streets Talkin Hot 100, "Happier" vaults 31-15. Bastille is aiming for its second Hot 100 high 10, after "Pompeii" hit No. 5 in 2014, whereas Marshmello is looking for his first.