Imagine Dragons were on Jimmy Fallon Friday night to perform the song “Radioactive,” off of their album Night Visions, which was released last year. The Las Vegas band has seen their album and song “Radioactive” blow up all across the board. The key to its success seems to be that the song defies genre and category, being a part of all of them while clinging to none of them.
"There is something that is so sexy about this song and there is so much depth to it. It's completely different from anything else on the radio right now. Your first impression is that it's a rock song on an alternative station. Then, it connects with the audience and won't go away. Before you know it, it's showing up in research on pop and adult stations …" said Charese Fruge, program director of Las Vegas' alternative KXTE and adult pop KMXB when speaking to Rolling Stone.