This week, Alt Nation decided to change the Alt-18 and condense it to down to the just 8 songs. Personally, I am not a fan, but we will see how it goes. With all the “One and Done” songs this past year, it kind of makes sense. Though I do feel the change was most likely a cost-cutting decision.
In any case, here are the results for the very first Alt-8 Countdown for week 45 of 2017, featuring the top 8 songs requested and/or voted by listeners of Alt Nation on SiriusXM. This week’s countdown was hosted by Madison (@radiomadison).
Be sure to check out Songs to Know 11/10/2017, the future of the Alt-8 Countdown.
Debuting in the Top 8 (Date is when song was added to regular rotation):
|8||AJR - Sober Up (feat. Rivers Cuomo) (9/14) ¹||11/1/2017|
|St. Vincent - Los Ageless||2 weeks|
|Bishop Briggs - Dream||2 weeks|
|Royal Blood - I Only Lie When I Love You||1 weeks|
|K.Flay - Giver||6 weeks|
|Thirty Seconds to Mars - Walk On Water||10 weeks|
|BANNERS - Someone to You - Single||13 weeks|
|Francis and the Lights - May I Have This Dance (Remix) (feat. Chance the Rapper) - Single||2 weeks|
|Beck - Up All Night||8 weeks|
|WALK THE MOON - One Foot||7 weeks|
|The Killers - Run for Cover||3 weeks|
|Foster the People - Sit Next to Me||2 weeks|
Here are the results for this week’s countdown. Click on iTunes to buy or Apple Music to stream (subscription required). Complete results Playlist available on Spotify and . Click icon below to listen now. (Select songs may not be available on all services.):
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|THIS / LAST WK||ARTIST NAME - SONG TITLE||HIGH POSI||TTL WKS||WKS AT#1|
|8 / NEW||AJR - Sober Up (feat. Rivers Cuomo)||8||1||-|
|7 / - (12)||AWOLNATION - Passion||7||5||-|
|6 / 2||Alice Merton - No Roots||2||12||-|
|5 / 4||Nothing But Thieves - Sorry||4||10||-|
|4 / 6||Sofi Tukker - Best Friend (feat. NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno)||4||4||-|
|3 / 3||Manchester Orchestra - The Gold||1||10||4|
|2 / 7||Portugal. The Man - Live in the Moment||2||9||-|
|1 / 1||Sir Sly - &Run||1||8||2|
Sir Sly - &Run holds onto the #1 spot for the 2nd consecutive week.