Twenty One Pilots End Panic! At The Disco’s Long Reign Atop Hot Rock Songs Chart

Twenty One Pilots‘ new single “Level of Concern,” their first new music since their 2018 album Trench, rose 2-1 on Billboard‘s Hot Rock Songs Chart dated April 25, ending Panic! at the Disco‘s 76-week reign atop the list.

By dethroning “High Hopes,” “Level of Concern” has become the first non-Panic! song to have hit the top of the Hot Songs Chart since Imagine Dragons‘ “Natural” stayed atop the chart for its eleventh week on May 3, 2018.

Since then, Panic! reigned with “High Hopes” staying atop for a record 65 non-consecutive weeks, and “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” making it to the top for eleven weeks.

“Level of Concern” is Twenty One Pilots’ fourth No. 1 on the Hot Rock Songs list and their first since “Heathens,” which led for 30 weeks starting from August 2016. In the same year, their “Stressed Out” and “Ride” ruled for 23 weeks and nine weeks, respectively. While the former’s reign started in January, the latter’s stint at the top began in June.

According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, “Level of Concern” logged 10.6 million U.S. streams and sold 12,000 downloads in the week ending April 16. The track garnered 18.2 million audience impressions on radio in the week ending April 19.

The song tops the Rock Digital Song Sales list for a second week and moves up 19-4 on the all-format Digital Song Sales survey, earning the best placement since “Heathens,” which rose to No. 2 in July 2016.

The track tops the Rock Streaming Songs and debuted at No. 22 on the all-format Streaming Songs chart.

On the Alternative Songs airplay chart, “Level of Concern” rose 19-6, and on the all-rock-format Rock Airplay Chart, it surged up 8-4. It rose to No. 21 on Adult Pop Songs and to No. 26 on Pop songs.

On the all-genre list, the song debuted at No. 23, marking the band’s second-best debut since “Heathens” opened at No. 14 and went on to hit No. 2 in 2016.

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