The Pretty Reckless Extends Their Mainstream Rock Record – Billboard
The Pretty Reckless extends record for most No. 1s on BillboardMainstream Rock Airplay charts for a female or female-led group, such as “And So It Went,” featuring Tom Morello, crown the list dated April 24.
“Went” is the sixth frontman of Taylor Momsen’s band, a run that began with its first four entries in 2014-16. The song follows “Death by Rock and Roll”, which reigned for three weeks last August.
“Went” is Morello’s first No. 1 Mainstream Rock Airplay as a credited solo artist. He played guitar for Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage and others during his solo career and previously visited the top spot via Audioslave’s “Like a Stone” (2003) and ” Be Yourself” (2005).
Meanwhile, “Went” goes 9-8 on the all-rock, viewership-based Rock & Alternative Airplay chart with 3.2 million viewership impressions, up 4%, according to MRC Data. In addition to its role as a mainstream rock radio champion, the song debuted at No. 39 on Alternative Airplay, where it was The Pretty Reckless’ first entry since “Heaven Knows”, which reached No. #20 in 2014.
“Went” is the second single from Death by Rock and Roll, the fourth studio album by The Pretty Reckless. It debuted at No. 2 on the Hard Rock Albums Chart as of February 27 and has earned 44,000 equivalent album units to date.