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Billie Eilish Sets New Alternative Airplay Top 10 Mark Among Women

Billie Eilish
Kenneth Cappello

Billie Eilish

'Therefore I Am' is her sixth top 10.

With her sixth top 10 on Billboard's Alternative Airplay chart, Billie Eilish takes sole possession of the most such hits among solo women or groups with female lead vocals in the tally's 32-year history.

Eilish's "Therefore I Am" leaps 15-9 in its third week on the Alternative Airplay list dated Dec. 5. The song follows "Everything I Wanted," which reigned for five weeks beginning in February, becoming Eilish's third No. 1 and tying her with Beck and Alanis Morissette for the most among soloists.

Eilish exceeds the five top 10s each for five groups sporting vocals from women: 10,000 Maniacs (all sung by Natalie Merchant), The B-52s (Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson), Garbage (Shirley Manson), No Doubt (Gwen Stefani) and Paramore (Hayley Williams).

Concurrently, "Therefore I Am" jumps 16-11 on the all-rock-format, audience-based Rock Airplay list with 3.3 million audience impressions, up 13%, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

The track also surges 43-31 on the all-format Radio Songs chart with 22.8 million audience impressions, up 25%, and rises 21-18 on Pop Songs and 26-23 on Adult Pop Songs.