Foo Fighters Earn 11th No. 1 On Billboard's Alternative Airplay Chart With 'Rescued'

Foo Fighters have earned their 11th No. 1 on Billboard‘s Alternative Airplay Chart, with their latest single “Rescued” rising 2-1 on the chart dated May 27.

“Rescued” is the lead single from But Here We Are, Foo Fighters’ 11th studio album and first since the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins. But Here We Are is due out June 2.

The Dave Grohl-led band’s first No. 1 on the Alternative Airplay chart was “Learn to Fly” in November 1999. The band’s “Something From Nothing” ruled the chart for eight weeks beginning in December 2014.

“Rescued” previously became Foo Fighters’ record 29th Alternative Airplay top 10.

The band first reached Alternative Airplay with the No. 2-peaking “This Is a Call” (August 1995) and prior to “Rescued” had last appeared with “Love Dies Young” (No. 6, March 2022).

The band now ranks fourth among the bands with most Alternative Airplay No. 1s since the chart began in 1988.

Most No. 1s, Alternative Airplay:

15, Red Hot Chili Peppers
12, Green Day
12, Linkin Park
11, Foo Fighters
10, Cage the Elephant
10, twenty one pilots
8, U2
8, Weezer
7, Imagine Dragons

(Photo: Danny Clinch)

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