It’s safe to say that Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” is a major hit.
The alternative rock band’s song just made Billboard Hot 100 chart history, breaking the record for the longest run on the list.
This week, the song recorded it’s 77th week on the chart.
“It’s unbelievable,” Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds told Billboard. “There are few things more satisfying as an artist than seeing your music have longevity. But, we could never have expected to see one of our songs have legs like this.”
“People seem to be connecting to it in personal ways, which is exactly what we hoped for,” he continued. “We’ve been out on the road and focused on touring for a long time. Somewhere along the way, we started to realize the song was taking on a life of its own.”
The Dragons flew by Jason Mraz, who held the previous record for “I’m Yours,” which remained on the list for 76 consecutive weeks.
Meanwhile, Awolnation’s “Sail” also recorded it’s 76th straight week on the chart.
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