Twenty One Pilots Soar to First Alternative Songs No. 1

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Twenty One Pilots in the video for "Stressed Out."

The duo rises 2-1 with 'Stressed Out,' the second single from 'Blurryface.'

Twenty One Pilots chart a course to their first No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs airplay chart, as "Stressed Out" rises 2-1 on the list dated Nov. 21.

The Ohio duo previously peaked as high as No. 2 (for eight weeks) with prior single "Tear in My Heart." Among earlier hits, the hip-hop-influenced act reached No. 10 on the chart twice, with "Holding On to You" and "House of Gold," both from its previous album, 2013's Vessel.

"Stressed" also hits a new high on Rock Airplay, lifting 4-2 (up by 7 percent to 11 million in audience, according to Nielsen Music).

Both "Stressed" and "Tear" are from Blurryface, which became the pair's first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums in June.


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