Motionless in White Scores First Mainstream Rock Airplay No. 1 With ‘Masterpiece’

Motionless in White tops Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Airplay chart for the first time, as “Masterpiece” crowns the Oct. 22-dated list.

The band formed in Pennsylvania in 2004 and first appeared on the ranking with “America” in 2013.

“Masterpiece” previously became the band’s first top 10 on the tally. Previously, the group hit a No. 14 best with “Another Life” in 2020.

The track completes a 26-week ascent to No. 1, the fourth-steadiest accumulation of format support on the way to the summit in the Mainstream Rock Airplay chart’s 41-year history.

Most Weeks to No. 1, Mainstream Rock Airplay
40, “Headstrong,” Trapt (2003)
31, “Bones,” Young Guns (2013)
28, “Paralyzer,” Finger Eleven (2007)
26, “Masterpiece,” Motionless in White (2022)
25, “S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun), The Glorious Sons (2019)
25, “Tired,” Stone Sour (2014)

Concurrently, “Masterpiece” rises 15-13 on the all-rock-format, audience-based Rock & Alternative Airplay chart, up 18% to 2.4 million audience impressions, according to Luminate.

“Masterpiece” also lifts 10-7 on the multi-metric Hot Hard Rock Songs chart. In addition to its radio airplay, the song earned 753,000 official U.S. streams in the tracking week ending Oct. 13. It originally debuted at No. 5 on the April 30-dated survey, marking the band’s top-charting song to date.

The track is the lead single from Scoring the End of the World, Motionless in White’s sixth studio album. The set debuted at No. 1 on the Top Hard Rock Albums chart dated June 25 and has earned 90,000 equivalent album units since release.

Kevin Rutherford