Godsmack Nabs Ninth Mainstream Rock Songs No. 1 With 'When Legends Rise'


It's the band's second chief from its album of the identical identify.

Godsmack grabs its second No. 1 this 12 months on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart, as "When Legends Rise" zooms Four-1 on the Dec. 15-dated tally.

The track is Godsmack's ninth chief on the chart, which started in 1981, and second from its 2018 album of the identical identify. Previously, "Bulletproof," the No. 1 title on the year-end Mainstream Rock Songs checklist for 2018, dominated for 5 weeks starting in May.

Godsmack's run of No. 1s dates to 2001, when "Awake" led for every week that February. Until 2018, the band had by no means notched a number of No. 1s in the identical 12 months (although it had, nonetheless, scored a couple of No. 1 on a single album).

Concurrently, "Rise" lifts 16-13 on the all-rock-format Rock Airplay chart, incomes Four.7 million viewers impressions, up 10 p.c, in keeping with Nielsen Music.

When Legends Rise, Godsmack's seventh studio album, was launched in April and have become the band's third chief on Top Rock Albums, ruling the May 12-dated tally with 40,000 equal album models earned in its first week.