Twenty One Pilots Return to Rock Charts With 'Jumpsuit' & 'Nico and the Niners'

Brad Heaton
TWENTY ØNE PILØTS

'Jumpsuit,' the lead radio single from the duo's upcoming album 'Trench,' launches at No. 6 on Hot Rock Songs.

Twenty One Pilots blast back onto Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart (dated July 21) with two new tracks released July 11: "Jumpsuit" (No. 6) and "Nico and the Niners" (No. 9).

"Jumpsuit" (jump)starts with 11.4 million airplay audience impressions, 5.2 million U.S. streams and 22,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music, with the latter two metrics logged after just two days of availability.

The song zips onto multiple airplay charts, including the all-rock-format Rock Airplay tally, where it bows at No. 4, marking the top debut since The Black Keys' "Fever," which began at No. 2 in April 2014. "Jumpsuit" also enters the Alternative Songs airplay chart at No. 8, the best start since Mumford & Sons' "Believe" (No. 5, April 2015).

"Jumpsuit" additionally makes the Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart, at No. 36, and the all-genre streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100, at No. 60.

"Nico," meanwhile, arrives on Hot Rock Songs with 19,000 sold, and launches on Rock Digital Song Sales at No. 2, below "Jumpsuit." Although not being officially promoted to radio, it is nonetheless bubbling under Alternative Songs.

The pair of songs marks the first new music from the Columbus, Ohio-based duo since "Heathens," from the Suicide Squad soundtrack, in 2016. "Heathens" led Hot Rock Songs for a record 30 weeks, beginning in August 2016.

The new tracks precede the release of Trench, Twenty One Pilots' first full-length since 2015's Blurryface and their fifth overall. It's due Oct. 5.