Most No. 1s, Mainstream Rock Airplay
15, Three Days Grace
13, Van Halen
10, Five Finger Death Punch
10, Foo Fighters
10, Tom Petty (solo and with the Heartbreakers)
“War” is Foo Fighters’ second No. 1 this decade, following “Shame Shame,” which began a six-week command in December.
Grohl has also topped Mainstream Rock Airplay as the drummer of Nirvana; “You Know You’re Right” led for four weeks in 2002.
“War” concurrently crowns the all-rock-format, audience-based Rock & Alternative Airplay chart for a fourth week, with 6.8 million audience impressions, up 10%, according to MRC Data. The song also hits a new No. 3 best on Adult Alternative Airplay and rebounds 10-9 on Alternative Airplay with a new weekly high in plays, after reaching No. 8.
Medicine at Midnight, Foo Fighters’ 10th studio album that includes both “War” and “Shame,” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums, Alternative Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts dated Feb. 20 and has earned 130,000 equivalent album units to date.