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Linkin Park lands highest-charting ‘Billboard’ Hot 100 hit in over 10 years with “Lost”

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Linkin Park is back in the Top 40 for the first time in over 10 years.

The band’s newly released song “Lost,” which dates back to the Meteora era and features lead vocals by the late Chester Bennington, debuts at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100. It’s the first LP track to appear on the all-genre chart since “Heavy” in 2017, and marks the highest they’ve been on the tally since hitting #30 in 2012 with the Living Things cut “Burn It Down.”

Linkin Park’s peak on the Hot 100 came courtesy of their Hybrid Theory smash “In the End,” which reached #2 in 2002.

“Lost” will be included in the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of Meteora, due out April 7. The original album, which has been certified seven-times Platinum by the RIAA, was released in March 2003 and spawned the singles “Numb,” “Faint,” “Somewhere I Belong” and “Breaking the Habit.”

The Meteora reissue marks a rare release from Linkin Park since Bennington’s death in 2017, and follows 2020’s 20th anniversary Hybrid Theory reissue. The band hasn’t performed live since their 2017 tribute concert to Bennington.

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