Cage pads its lead as the act with the most Alternative Songs No. 1s this decade, while Kaleo tops Rock Airplay for the first time.
Cage notches its seventh Alternative Songs No. 1, all since 2010, as "Trouble" vaults 4-1 with a 10 percent leap in plays in the week ending Aug. 21, according to Nielsen Music. The Kentucky act pads its mark for the most toppers not only in the 2010s but also in the last 10 years (since August 2006). In the '10s, Muse and The Black Keys share second place with four each; in the past 10 years, Foo Fighters rank second with six No. 1s.
Since the Alternative Songs chart began with the list dated Sept. 3, 1988, Cage the Elephant boasts the sixth-most No. 1s overall. Red Hot Chili Peppers lead with 13, followed by Linkin Park (11), Foo Fighters (10), Green Day (nine) and U2 (eight).