Trends: Green Day Tops Lollapalooza Charts

By Doug Lazy on August 5, 2010

The wait is almost over. Tomorrow (Friday 6th August) Lollapalooza will kick off, bringing three days of raucous rock right into the heart of Chicago. With headliners Lady Gaga, Green Day and Soundgarden set to take to the stage, it promises to be one of the loudest weekends of the year. Trends took a look at which acts could be the most popular of this year’s line-up, and bring three tips for you to check out lower on the bill…

Green Day leap ahead in the top ten with 2,149,020 listeners scrobbling their music, while The Strokes and Lady Gaga vie for second place. MGMT and The Arcade Fire round out the top five, leaving headliners Soundgarden just outside in the number six spot.

In the meantime, for those hoping to catch bands lower down the bill, here are Trends hot tips for the weekend:

Friday – The New Pornographers (pictured)
16,877,651 plays (462,197 listeners)
For Fans of:
Spoon, Wolf Parade, Stars

Saturday – Dragonette
2,983,001 plays (237,052 listeners)
For Fans of:
Annie, Little Boots, Kish Mauve

Sunday – The Cribs
9,079,532 plays (464,925 listeners)
For Fans of:
The Libertines, The Maccabees, We Are Scientists

If you’re heading to Grant Park then don’t forget to check out WXRT‘s action-packed Live at Lollapalooza page for all the latest news and gossip from the site.

Meanwhile you can get the news, charts and trends in music as seen through the eyes of millions of listeners around the world only at Trends.

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