Women in Music 2016
The Lumineers Score Second Alternative Songs No. 1 With 'Ophelia'
The lead single from new album "Cleopatra" tops the airplay chart after ruling Adult Alternative Songs for 11 weeks.
The lead single from the folk rock trio's sophomore album Cleopatra rises 3-1 on Alternative Songs (dated June 11), where it's the act's second No. 1. Its 2012 breakout hit "Ho Hey" led the chart for two weeks.
"Ophelia" ranks at No. 2 on Adult Alternative Songs following its reign. The Lumineers led that chart twice previously: "Ho Hey" and follow-up "Stubborn Love," both from their 2012 self-titled debut album, ruled for eight weeks each.
"Ophelia" holds at its No. 2 peak on the Rock Airplay chart, tallying 12.4 million in rock radio audience in the tracking week, according to Nielsen Music.
Cleopatra debuted as the band's first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 dated April 30 (with 125,000 equivalent units, 108,000 in pure album sales). It also bowed at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums, Alternative Albums and Americana/Folk Albums, all of which the threesome's debut set conquered.
Cleopatra has sold 191,000 copies in its first seven weeks; The Lumineers has sold 1.7 million since its release.